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Amis Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0235
Scope and Contents

The Thomas Amis Papers and the Amis Family Collection. Thomas Amis was a pioneer settler of upper East Tennessee. He was a community leader who operated a tavern, a distillery, and a saw mill. His house was near the Ebbing and Flowing Spring and still stands today. Includes the Thomas Amis Account Books 1783-1797. The Amis Family Papers include a store Day Book (1801-1807), and another 1832-1844. Also other documents. A later item is the T. J. Amis Notebook 1847-1872.

Dates: 1783-1872

Cope Correspondence, Rogersville, Tenn., 1884-1915.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0840
Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence of Isaac and Elijah Copy of Rogersville, Tenn. Letters and receipts. One 1904 letter describes conditions in Washington state for those who might be considering moving there. Also one letter that describes life and working conditions in the North Carolina mountains.

Dates: 1884-1915

Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.012
Scope and Contents

Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E.. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)

Dates: 1870-1980

Pressman’s Home Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0182
Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white photographs of Walter Patrick Gang and his wife, Marian, at the Pressman’s Home outside Rogersville, Tennessee and other locations around the area. Photos are in an old album and are not labeled.

Dates: 1945

Rogers Cemetery Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.098
Scope and Contents

Five color photographs of Rogers Cemetery in Rogersville, Hawkins County (Tenn.)

Burial place of Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) and Mary Amis Rogers (1768-1833); David Crockett (1729-1777) and Elizabeth Crockett (1730-1777) - Davy Crockett’s grandparents killed by Native Americans

Dates: unknown

Watterson Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0025
Scope and Contents Papers of William H. Watterson (1836-1908), son of Henry and Lydia Hutchisson Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn. William H. Watterson attended Emory and Henry College in Virginia and studied law under L. C. Haynes. He served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1865 and practiced law in Rogersville, Tenn. He married Minerva B. Riley in 1870. He was clerk and master of the chancery court of Hawkins County, the mayor of Rogersville, and a United States Commissioner. Papers include: personal and...
Dates: 1780-1908