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Anna Gay McClung Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0182

Scope and Contents

Collection includes: transcription of a diary of Mary A. Dickinson, kept during a summer trip from Louisiana to Canada, 1859. TS 49 pp.; [Anna Gay McClung] diary. Dec. 10, 1884-June 30, 1886. TS 61 pp.; Anna Gay McClung reminiscences, ca. 1950s. Topics include Ridgefield Plantation, Belair, Live Oaks, Two Old Wedding Dresses, and St. Louis Plantation. Carbon TS + St. Louis Plantation (TS blue copy 5 pp.) + photocopied family chart. Four papers: “Notes on the Desobry Family dictated to Anna Gay McClung by her stepmother Lodoiska Clement Gay, 1918.” TS 3 pp.; “A Completed Life” (story of Rev. Elias B. Inslee, missionary to China) TS 15 pp. + July 16, 1942 letter from Mrs. Charles J. McClung; “Aunt Anna’s Trip to Mexico.” 1937. TS 18 sheets; “The Clement Story (Recollections of My Youth)” by Anna Gay McClung. July 1950. TS 7 pp. Two newspapers: Richmond (Va.) Enquirer. Sept. 19, 1862; Daily City Item (New Orleans). Nov. 1, 1888 (article on Edward J. Gay).


  • 1859-1950

Conditions Governing Access

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


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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