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Tauxe family

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Buffat Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0007
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of Pierre Francois Buffat, his wife Sylvie Louise Tauxe Buffat, their children and relatives, who came from Switzerland to Knoxville, Tenn., in 1849. Pierre F. Buffat owned a farm at Spring Place in Knox County, Tenn. He ran a mill starting in 1861, and his son Alfred Buffat joined the business in 1865. Other family names included in the correspondence include: Bolli, Chavannes, Porta, Esperandieu, Sterchi, Truan, and Tauxe. Many of the letters were written in French,...
Dates: 1831-1925

French-Swiss Collection (Gift of Walter and Anna Durham).

Identifier: MSC 0924
Scope and Contents

Collection of religious and educational books in French brought to Knoxville by the Buffat and Tauxe families. This collection also includes two maps of Europe and Switzerland and a photograph album. The photographs seem to have been made in Vevey, Switzerland.

Dates: 1830-1890

Portrait photo book (possibly of Tauxe family)

Identifier: SPC 2019.085
Scope and Contents The book contains 24 portraits and one scene of a farming village. Many of the portraits have the photographer’s mark “J. Jeanneret -- Montreux” At least one marked “Photographie F. de Jongh -- Entre deux villes Vevey” The photo cards were not removed from the album to determine if others are marked with different photographer marks. Some pages labeled “Emma Tauxe” , “Uncle Henry” , “Louis or Charles” There is no indication of when the pages were marked or by whom. The village scene is...
Dates: 1830-1890