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Kirtley Collection. (Gift of Gordon S. Kirtley)

Identifier: MSC 0731

Scope and Contents

Genealogy of Kirtley and allied families. The majority of the collection contains research on Kirtley, Thompson, Matthews, Roberts, Flora and some research on Early, Harbour, Mitchell, Morris, Rowan, Sims, and Jamison families. The research was done by Gordon Kirtley and his late wife. The collection includes one oversize Kirtley family chart (in Map Room); photographs; photocopies of maps; Hurricane Bridge and Huntington, WV, material; and two Civil War medals for James Alexander Flora.


  • 1920s-1980s

Conditions Governing Access

Genealogy copies are available for research during normal business hours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. No appointment necessary for viewing.

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


7 boxes

1 oversize folder

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Physical Location

3rd floor

Processing Information

The first four boxes contain the primary genealogical material and the last three boxes contain the original materials, manuscripts, photographs and artifacts. Most of the pertinent material from the original boxes was photocopied with the copies placed in the appropriate folders and cross referenced to the original material.

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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