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Frederick S. Heiskell Papers, 1789-1882 | Archives of Appalachia

Title: Frederick S. Heiskell Papers, 1789-1882Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1832-1882
ID: 500/AppMs 22
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Arrangement: The papers are arranged into two series: Series 1, Papers of Frederick S. Heiskell, 1810-1882, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, c. 1789-1882.
Extent: 8.0 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Frederick S. Heiskell Collection includes drafts of letters that were sent to Senator John Bell of Tennessee, 1848-1860; Heiskell family biographies and genealogies; political, family, and general correspondence, and financial records. The collection also contains documents relating to the Civil War, Knox County Ebenezar Church, livestock pedigrees, correspondence on railroads dating between 1838 and 1849, and Charleston Stock Market reports. Eight scrapbooks include newsclippings containing poetry, anecdotes, news events, agricultural topics, household affairs, and political, historical and humorous writings dating between c. 1789 and 1882.

The addition to the Frederick S. Heiskell Papers includes copies of correspondence between Heiskell family members but mostly between Sue Heiskell and Will McCampbell. The addition also contains two scrapbooks which include information on American humor, poetry, history as reported in newspapers, State of Tennessee appointments, and different newspapers.

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