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Hugh Allen Papers (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0593

Scope and Contents

Hugh Allen was a native of Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee. He was a newspaper columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel for almost thirty-five years. Hugh attended Maryville College and graduated from Pace Business College in New York. His humorous newspaper columns and cartoons were favorite features of the newspaper from 1941 until he retired in 1964. Hugh Allen died on June 11, 1975 at the age of 76 and was buried in Newport Union Cemetery in Cocke County. Boxes 1-5: This collection includes the genealogical research of Hugh Allen on families of Cocke County and other East Tennessee counties. Box 6: newspapers and clippings from Cocke and Sevier Counties. Box 7: manuscript deeds and legal papers from Cocke County, 1810-1889, and from Greene County, 1780-1899. Box 8: personal papers of Hugh Allen.


  • 1950 - 1975

Conditions Governing Access

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


8 boxes

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Physical Location

3rd floor

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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