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James R. and Elise Porta Ogden Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0107

Scope and Contents

Family papers of James Robinson Ogden (1837-1891) and his wife Elise Porta Ogden (1846-1930). The Porta family was one of the French Swiss families in Knoxville. Several documents are written in French; most have translations. Documents date from 1845-1946. Includes documents re: baptisms of Francois E.T. Porta and Elise L. Porta; biographical sketch of Francois Louis Porta (1815-1846); original pencil sketch portrait of Francois Louis Porta; James R. Ogden’s recollections of his boyhood in England; material on the deaths of James R. Ogden in 1891 and Elise Porta Ogden in 1930; will of Elise Porta Ogden; “Where Do We Grow From Here: A History of My Ancestors and Descendants” by Frances Ogden McGlocklin.

Dates

  • 1845-1946

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

Title
James R. and Elise Porta Ogden Papers.
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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