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Hugh C. Tyler Photograph Album, including James Agee.

Identifier: PAS 0073

Scope and Contents

Folder 1: October 20, 1948 letter from Hugh (Tyler), South Kent, CT, to Helen. ALS 4 pp. Re: Knoxville, Rufus (James Agee); August 16, 1950(?) letter from Laura (Tyler Agee) to Paula (Tyler). ALS 3 pp. Re: terms of sale, mentions Rufus (James Agee); August 11, 1950 envelope addressed to Paula Tyler. Folder 2: 1975 newspaper clipping with picture of Hugh Tyler + photocopy; photocopy of letter from donor. Folder 3: photograph album with 1911 April 1st picture; WWI (?) parade in Knoxville; downtown Knoxville snapshots; old parlor picture; misc. vacation snapshots (some could be James Agee).


  • 1911-1916; 1948-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 box


Used in Knoxville 1915 exhibit at ETHC April-June 2005 (Remembering James Agee). All photographs + Oct. 20, 1948 Hugh Tyler letter scanned and added to Digital Collection, 2010. See also SPC 2017.005 for three copy photographs with James Agee as a child.

Hugh C. Tyler Photograph Album, including James Agee.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States