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Roberts Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0214

Scope and Contents

Papers of the Roberts Family (William and Elizabeth, Henry, James, John and David Roberts and others) of Knox County, Tenn. (also Indiana and Texas). Collection includes family correspondence, N.D., 1837-1891. Business papers, ephemera, and land records, N.D., 1792-1837 are in separate folders. Undated petition to remove James E. Carter from office of Col. Commandant of 22nd Regt. of Tennessee Militia is located in the Business Papers folder. 9 folders in one box. Correspondents include Samuel Anderson (Blountville), William Anderson (Beaver Creek), and Henry Anderson (Eden’s Ridge). (Gift of Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan)


  • 1837-1891

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 box


Some or all of these papers were transcribed by Barbara A. McClung in 1931 and the typed transcription is available as: Letters of John Roberts and others to Henry Roberts, 1836-1891. MS 917.3 Roberts.
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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