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Barkley Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0412

Scope and Contents

Barkley Collection, gift of William Barkley. (William Barkley is the nephew of another donor, Alice Jean Barkley.) Boxes 1-3 + 2 framed items rec’d. Jan 2009: Box 3 contains 3 framed diplomas: Jacob Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Abraham H. Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Elizabeth Barkley, White Pine High School, 1932. Also, 7 folders of items removed from frames. Both 1796 diplomas have “Print Registered Knoxville” at bottom of diplomas. Gift includes 2 framed items: Portrait (possibly) of Sophia Alice Telford wife of Jacob Cameron Barkley & Portrait of Colonel Telford by A.T. de Navarre. Both items are undated and both are listed on the Art Database. [Boxes 4-6 rec’d Dec. 14, 2009: Photograph album, White Pine High School; framed facsimile of 1825 deed from John Chester to Daniel Barkley, Washington County; framed diploma of Andrew H. Barkley, Princeton University, 1854.]


  • 1796-1940

Conditions Governing Access

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


6 boxes + 2 framed items

Barkley Collection.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
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Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States