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Polk County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Catherine Taylor Miller notebook, 1924.

Identifier: MM.1979.006
Scope and Contents

Ca. 1924 notebook compiled by Catherine Taylor Miller. Includes mostly handwritten notes and some clippings. Subjects include: John and Catherine Sevier burial; Benton, Polk County, Tenn.; Old Fort / blockhouse; Nancy Ward; John W. Hildebrand; Daniel Boone; Boonesboro, Ky.; McNair House, Polk County, Tenn.

Dates: 1924

Fleming and Taylor Family Collection.( Robert Cofer gift)

Identifier: MSC 0417
Scope and Contents The Fleming and Taylor papers include the personal papers of three generations of both families. The bulk of the collection consists of items related to the medical practices of Robert N. Fleming (1811- 1900) of North Carolina and Henry F. Taylor (born in 1880 in Polk County, Tenn; died in 1953 in Calhoun, Tenn). Other items of interest in this collection are from J. F. Taylor’s (1841-1917, Benton, Tenn.) service in the 4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers during the Civil War, and the...
Dates: 1849-1973

Glass Plate negatives, includes Copper Basin Area, Polk County, Tenn.

Identifier: SPC 2019.013
Scope and Contents

Glass Plate negatives, includes Copper Basin

Dates: 1920s

William B. Reynolds letters, 1863-1866, and John Hughes Reynolds diary, 1866-1870 (gift of Fielding Ogburn).

Identifier: MSC 0806
Scope and Contents Letters of William B. Reynolds, 1863-1866. Written from Nashville or New York to his wife, Catherine Hughes Reynolds, to his son John Hughes Reynolds; or to his son-in-law Peter Smith. Some letters are to him from these correspondents. Re: death of his daughter Martha and her baby Ada; mediums and spiritualism; Civil War; business interests, especially in cotton, tobacco, and shoes; Benton, Polk County, Tenn.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Mr. Waterhouse; guerrillas in Polk County. Letters were...
Dates: 1863-1870

William Bunter letter, 1854.

Identifier: MM.1979.086
Scope and Contents

May 20, 1854 letter from William Bunter, Culchote Copper Mine, Ducktown, Polk County, Tenn., to Thomas Croswell. ALS 4 pp. Mentions living conditions, mill stream, expecting a visit from one of the Directors from London, etc.

Dates: 1854