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Charles Grandison Nenney Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0021

Scope and Contents

Charles Grandison Nenney (1834-ca. 1887) was the son of Charles P. and Sarah Galbraith Nenney. Charles P. Nenney was a farmer and merchant at Bent Creek, Cheek’s Crossroads, and of Russellville in Jefferson County, Tenn. (later Hamblen County). Charles G. Nenney was the nephew of Catherine Nenney (Mrs. Hugh Graham) of Tazewell, Tenn. He was an agent of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad for 28 years. He married Ellen Smith. Papers include: personal and business correspondence; ledgers; account books; diaries; and a minute book of the Russellville Division, Sons of Temperance (1849-1851). A large portion of the collection relates to Charles P. Nenney’s life and business. For a list of selected correspondents, see A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection by Linda Posey (1974).

Dates

  • 1822-1887

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

7 boxes

General

Included in Linda Posey thesis of McClung Collection Manuscript holdings and the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections.
Title
Charles Grandison Nenney Papers.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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