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Emory and Henry College

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Watterson Family Papers.

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

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 transcribed...
Dates: 1863-1870

William Ballard Lenoir Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
Dates: 1798-1882