Cowan, James H. (James Hervey), 1801-1871
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Charlotte W. Cowan Collection.
Genealogical research and correspondence on Campbell, Christian, Cowan, Humes, MacDonald, Mathes, Overton, Ramsey, and White families. + manuscript material dealing mostly with Knoxville land transactions of Hugh A.M., White heirs, C. M. McGhee, and James D. Cowan, 1856-1924. + transcription of April 1816 Hopewell Church Session Book, Dandridge, Tenn.
Dickinson Papers (receipts, notes, Rhea correspondence, deeds and other papers re: Perez Dickinson and James Cowan).
Van Deventer Collection
This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.