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Silas T. and Margaret D. Powers Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0164

Scope and Contents

Papers of Silas T. and Margaret D. Powers (Augusta, Ky. and Knoxville, Tenn.), no date, 1864-1890s. Mostly receipts, some correspondence. A few Knoxville letterheads, including Knoxville Palace Stables (1886, 1887, 1891), and Knoxville Gas Light Company (1887, 1888, 189_, 1891, 1892). Also includes Thrilling Wonder Stories (The Magazine of Prophetic Fiction), Spring 1944; wallpaper fragment; wooden (architectural) ornament.

Dates

  • 1864-1900

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

Items were found in attic of Fourth & Gill Center, Knoxville. Most papers were very dirty from coal soot and in poor condition.

Title
Silas T. and Margaret D. Powers Papers.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814