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Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0788

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sallie McDowell Moffett and her husband John T. (Tom) Moffett. 1832-1916. Includes letters during their courtship and during the Civil War (John T. Moffett was a Sgt. in Capt. Lynch’s Artillery, CSA). Letters include home life, family, military camp life and details of battles, some correspondence with other family members, business papers, church matters. About 450 letters. (118 folders in 3 boxes). Box 4 has family photographs, including Photograph of John Thomas Moffett (May 31, 1834-January 27, 1916) of New Market, Tenn. 1 pc. 6x8” oval image on 20x13” matte. B&W/sepia By Knaffl & Brakebill. Picture (charcoal?) of Sallie C. McDowell (1840-October 31, 1909), Greeneville, Tenn. Wife of John Thomas Moffett. 1 pc. 10x12” oval. Pictures are of the grandparents of donor John M. Armistead. Box 5 contains Moffett scrapbooks.

Dates

  • 1832-1916

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

5 boxes

General

See also: W. H. & J. T. Moffett Papers (MSC 0789)
Title
Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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