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Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0371

Scope and Contents

Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some items were moved into the McClung Collection’s catalogued library collection. A Separation List is available which includes a Gallaher family chart and maps with buildings and lots marked by Mrs. Alexander.] Photograph of Roane College, Wheat, Tenn, in folder 360 a. Folder 22b added 9-2013, Brittain material The collection includes boxes of index cards (put in order by Earl Alexander, husband of Rhea Alexander. He and friends spent about 5 years trying to put the material in order before donating it.

Dates

  • 1965-2005

Conditions Governing Access

Genealogy material is available for research during normal business hours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. No appointment necessary for viewing. Other material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

34 boxes (19 boxes folders + 15 boxes index cards) + 5 boxes of additional research (3-2013) on Alexander family and her family (to be processed) + 2 boxes of Loudon County Civil War research turned in by Gerald Augustus 12-2017

Title
Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).
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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