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McCammon-Henderson Collection (Gift of Joanna M. and Al Henderson).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0770

Scope and Contents

The McCammon-Henderson Collection consists of two boxes of manuscripts, clippings, photographs, photocopies of photographs, and biographical material on the McCammon family of Knox County and Davidson County, Tennessee. Correspondents include Samuel McCammon, William Cowan McCammon, Eliza McCammon, Martha McCammon, Euphrasia McCammon, John Randels, Joanna Randles, Lillie Randles and others Subjects include the Civil War, family matters, pensions, education, poetry, religions and other topics. Biographical information about the donors, Dr. and Mrs. Harold Alpheus (Al) Henderson (Joanna E McCammon)..Also, one oversize folder with Phelp’s and Watsom’s Historical and Military Map of the Border and Southern States (1864) (preserved in mylar). The map contains hand-drawn dots indicating the recruitment stops of 2nd Lt. William McCammon, 3rd Regt, East Tenn. Cavalry, Co. C. Biographical sketch of Samuel McCammon (1808-1865) written by Joanna M. Henderson recd. August 2015--added at end of collection as Folder 29.

Dates

  • 1836-1950

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

2 boxes + 1 oversize folder

Title
McCammon-Henderson Collection (Gift of Joanna M. and Al Henderson).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States
865.215.8814