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Mrs. Russell Briscoe Scrapbooks (Gift of Margaret "Peggy" Rochelle).

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0144

Scope and Contents

The collection is primarily scrapbooks dealing with her life and her family kept by Deas Sinkler Adams Briscoe (Mrs. Russell Briscoe,). She was from Kensington, Md. but her family was from S. C. Deas Adams (1902-1987) met Russell Briscoe (1899-1979) while he served in the military in Washington, D. C., during World War I. The couple were married in 1923. Russell Briscoe worked for J. E. Lutz Insurance eventually serving as executive vice president. He was also active in many civic organizations, but he is remembered today especially for the 75 history-themed paintings he produced from 1957 to 1979. Includes primarily family material but also life and career of Russell Briscoe and other family members.

Dates

  • 1920s-1980s

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

24 boxes

Title
Mrs. Russell Briscoe Scrapbooks (Gift of Margaret "Peggy" Rochelle).
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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3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814