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Hudson Family Papers (Lucinda Dickinson Hudson).

Identifier: MSC 0714

Scope and Contents

Papers of the Charles H. Hudson family including Lucinda Dickinson Hudson. Includes photographs and photograph albums. Major Charles Henry Hudson (1833-1922) was a native of Massachusetts. His father, Charles Hudson, was a member of the Massachusetts legislature, later a member of Congress, a naval officer, and an internal revenue assessor. Charles H. Hudson graduated from Harvard in 1854 and began life as a civil engineer. He was involved in building a number of railroads and bridges in the Midwest before coming to Knoxville in 1885 as the general manager of the East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad. He later worked for the Memphis & Charleston Railroad and later the Southern Railroad. He was married to Frances Nichols of Boston in 1862. Their home was in Lexington, Massachusetts until they moved to Knoxville in 1885. Charles Hudson retired from active life in 1899 and lived out his life in Knoxville.


  • Creation: 1822-1971

Conditions Governing Access

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


18 boxes + rolled items + framed photographs and portraits

Hudson Family Papers (Lucinda Dickinson Hudson).
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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