Office files, 1790-1985.


Office files, 1790-1985.

Consists of account books, acquisition records, clippings, correspondence, financial documents, genealogical data, minutes, photographs, printed materials, newsletters, programs, reports, and tax data for the Tennessee Historical Society. The bulk of the collection consists of minutes of the organization from 1820 to 1981.

ca. 2, 500 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7242079

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