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Joseph A. Sharp Collection (Sevier County, Tenn.) (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0354

Scope and Contents

Collection contains research on Sevier County, Tenn., families and subjects. Includes: articles written by Joseph (Joe) A. Sharp, Sevier County Historian, including his notes, research and correspondence with other researchers; newspapers and clippings; photographs; eleven Sevier County Chancery Court cases (saved from destruction by Joe Sharp in August 1951). The collection is divided into four sections: genealogy; subjects; newspapers; Chancery Court cases.


  • 1950 - 1971

Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm available for research during normal business hours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. No appointment necessary for viewing.


19 boxes

Language of Materials


Physical Location

3rd floor microfilm

Processing Information

The collection was microfilmed by the McClung Collection in 1989 (18 rolls). Researchers should use microfilm instead of originals.

The History of Bedford County, Virginia by Lula Jeter Parker was removed from the collection and cataloged for McClung Collection shelves, Aug. 1988.

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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