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Chavannes family

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 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

Swiss-American Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0187
Scope and Contents

This collection combines the Chavannes Collection (formerly in Miscellaneous Manuscripts) and papers brought in by David Babelay. The folders are labeled as to origin. The bulk of the collection deals with the Knoxville Swiss Festival, 130 years, in 1978. Also includes material on the Chavannes family and Buffat Mill. Added Sept. 1998: material from 150th anniversary reunion in Knoxville, 1998.

Dates: 1978-1998