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Burchfiel Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0648

Scope and Contents

The Burchfiel Family Papers (1893-1916), includes financial and legal documents of the Burchfiel family of Jefferson County, Tennessee. The collection includes: receipts, promissory notes, and a land deed of W. M. Burchfiel (died May 1903), his wife Ellen Burchfiel, his father Milas W. Burchfiel, and son Thomas Burchfiel; documentation pertaining to a legal case filed by J. E. Fox and Company against Ellen Burchfiel et al. in February 1905 for payment of debts claimed to be due to him from W. M. Burchfiel’s estate; correspondence from the War Department to Ellen Burchfiel regarding her claim to allotment payments from her son’s military income. Also includes: packers memorandum for Peerless Traction Engine Company, and diploma from Lyndan Institute, Vermont, certifying that Louise Elsena Hubbard completed a four-year course of English study. June 16, 1897. 8 folders.


  • Creation: 1893-1916

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 box

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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