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Virginia Hodsden Umbarger letters. (Gift of Dan Umbarger)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2014.003

Scope and Contents

Letters found in 1852 Bible, mainly to Virginia Katurah Hodsden (1846-1908), wife of James Umbarger (1846-1918). They lived in Sevier County, Tenn. 6 items: 1. Lines written by a sister on the death of her sister Priscilla Hodsden. No date. 1 pc. 2. John Williams, Knoxville, to Dr. R. H. Hodsden. June 10, 1864. ALS 1 p. Re: money. 3. Jean, Sevierville, Tenn. To Virginia. Dec. 16, [18]65. ALS 3 pp. 4. Mollie, Portsmouth, Va., to Ginnie. Feb 1. 1866. ASL 4 pp. 5. Partial letter, pages 9-11. To Virginia from John Henry Wood, Nashville, Tenn. Mentions Rose Glen (Hodsden home in Sevier County, Tenn.). 6. 1879 letter to Dear Mommy(?). ALS 4 pp. Not signed. Damaged. Mostly family news.

Dates

  • 1853-1866

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

1 folder

Title
Virginia Hodsden Umbarger letters. (Gift of Dan Umbarger)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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