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Samuel Mayes Arnell Papers, 1863-1903.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0626

Scope and Contents

Papers of Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833-1903) from Columbia, Tenn., and Johnson City, Tenn.. He was a politician, postmaster, superintendent of schools, and a lawyer in Washington, D.C. Towards the end of his life was writing a history of Tennessee entitled, ‘Ten Years of Tennessee History’ or ‘The War of Secession and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1861-1871.’ The manuscript volume is in the collection, along with several diaries or journal, correspondence from 1863 (medical Confederate conscription discharge)-1894, and newspaper clippings bout his death on July 20, 1903 in Johnson City, Tenn.. + folder of photocopies of original documents. Photocopy of ‘The War of Secession and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1861-1871’ Two photographs: Samuel Mayes Arnell and Jane Mayes Arnell.

Dates

  • 1863-1903

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

Title
Samuel Mayes Arnell Papers, 1863-1903.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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