R.B.C. Howell family papers, 1838-1963, bulk 1912-1939.


R.B.C. Howell family papers, 1838-1963, bulk 1912-1939.

Predominantly business and personal papers of R.B.C. Howell (1878-1955), but also includes items pertaining to his father, Morton B. Howell (1834-1909) and grandfather, R.B.C. Howell (1801-1868). Correspondence, 1865-1957, primarily deals with business concerns in Nashville, Tennessee such as Boscobel College, Mount Olivet Cemetery Company, and Phillips and Buttorff Manufacturing Co.; genealogical data for the Howell and related families, including a memoir of Morton B. Howell; government agencies in which R.B.C. Howell served, such as the Nashville Selective Service Board (1917-1919) and the Nashville War Price and Rationing Board (1942-1945); Tennessee Historical Society activities; horse racing; judicial activities of the Nashville Chancery Court, Part I, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and the Tennessee Bar Association; politics and government; and the publication of Howell's many articles and sketches. Prominent correspondents include Richard M. Atkinson, Gene Autry, Edward E. Barthell, George L. Berry, Joseph W. Byrns, Walter Chandler, Prentice Cooper, Walter W. Faw, S.L. Felts, Grafton Green, Tom Henderson, John J. Hooker, Cordell Hull, Kenneth McKellar, Sam D. McReynolds, George Morris, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Daniel C. Roper, Lucille Schilling, John K. Shields, Rutledge Smith, and A.T. Stewart.

4, 500 items.20 v.


SNAC Resource ID: 7222674

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