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Craig/Candoro Marble Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0359

Scope and Contents

Craig/Candoro Marble Company material: Deeds, contracts, records, and other business papers of John J. Craig, the John J. Craig Company, and the Candoro Marble Company. Subjects include: John J. Craig Candoro Marble Co. Great Bend Marble Co. Photographs John J. Craig Company Lucy Cage Craig W. J. Donaldson Model Garage Co. Albert L. Craig Greystone Marble Co. Lillie and W. C. Crouch Westmoreland Heights George Meddlin W. A. Neubert family property


  • 1883 - 1984

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

John J. Craig & Company, quarriers and dealers in marble, began operation in Knoxville in 1878. John J. Craig, Jr. (1860-1904) joined his father John J. Craig, Sr. (1820-1892) in 1886 and built their business into one of the largest of its kind in the South. The John J. Craig Company was reorganized in 1896 after separating from the Tennessee Marble Producers Company. (Heart of the Valley, p. 511)


2 boxes

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see also MSC 0299

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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