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Fain Family Papers and Documents (Gift of Kathleen Franklin Todd)

Identifier: MSC 0942
Scope and Contents Fain Family material inherited by Kathleen (Kathy) Franklin Todd. Includes newspapers, record books for the Franklin Bible Class of New Providence Presbyterian Church in Maryville, Tenn., deeds and other legal documents, portraits of Eliza Ruth Moore Fain and George Alexander Fain, the scrapbook of Ollie Lee Fain Franklin (souvenir cards, birthday cards, illustrations, and Confederate States of American $20 bill pasted into back; plus unsigned watercolor), and 1904 pocket business diary of...
Dates: 1860s-1910s

Pvt. Benjamin C. Giddens Papers (Gift of Mrs. Emily Woodall-Ivey).

Identifier: MSC 0455
Scope and Contents

Pvt. Benjamin Crownover Giddens Papers. Box 1: 13 manuscripts including the Civil War letters of Pvt. Benjamin C. Giddens, 3rd Tennessee Lilliard’s Infantry, Company “G” and letters of his father, Rev. Riley Anderson Giddens of Bradley County, Tenn.. Also, tintype of Pvt. Benjamin C. Giddens, R. W. Selvidge, Cleveland, Tenn., to sister. ALS 1 pc. /2 pp. On letterhead. Re: Settlement of father’s estate + photocopies of information re: John Conway Jefferson Selvidge, rifle maker.

Dates: 1862-1864 , 1986-1988