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Park Album (Photograph album, + funeral card for James Park, 1894).

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0126

Scope and Contents

The Park Album contains thirty-two unidentified photographs (some with photographer information) and one funeral card for James Park (Died Dec. 18, 1894). He was further identified as James B. Park, born 1821 or 1822 in Greene County, Tenn., to parents Andrew and Eleanor Brown Park. In 1850 he married Margaret Armitage in Greene County, and they had five children, Mary, Martha, John, Charles M. and Emily Park. It is believed that some of the unidentified photographs in the album are of this Park family. James B. Park died in 1894 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tenn. The album has a wood cover with an intricate copper and silver metal design. The pages have decorative copper-colored borders. Photographers include: McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn.; Rogers & Haffner, Chambersburg, PA.; Lilienthal, New Orleans.; Stewart. 117 Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn. ; T. Dalgleish.; Haws, Studio. Decatur, Ill.; J.M. Honey, Morristown, Tenn.; Nazor & Dubbs. Knoxville, Tenn.; Stewart & Dubbs, 117 Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn.; F.B. McCrary. Knoxville.; Cargille & Moore, Johnson City, Tenn.; J.A. Cargille, Photo Artist, Greeneville, Tenn.

Dates

  • 1894

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

General

James Park 1894 funeral card scanned & added to Digital Collection, February 2016.
Title
Park Album (Photograph album, + funeral card for James Park, 1894).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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