Dorman E. Tucker Collection
Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Scope and Contents
The Dorman E. Tucker Collection consists primarily of 19th century East Tennessee legal documents (including deeds and land grant records), family history, and miscellaneous papers of ancestral families of Tucker, including the Garst and Nave families. The collection includes the only known document with Henry Johnson’s signature. Henry Johnson was the founder and namesake of Johnson City, Tenn.
- 1826-1968 and undated
- Tucker, Dorman Edwin (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Digital content is available here: Dorman E. Tucker Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Public access to the handwritten document containing Henry Johnson’s signature found in Box 2 is prohibited due to the rarity and fragile nature of the document. A photocopy of the document is available for use in Box 1, folder 4.
0.50 linear feet
Method of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Dorman E. Tucker, of Johnson City, Tenn., on August 28, 2006.
The collection was processed by Ned Irwin and opened for research in April 2007.
- Johnson, Henry, 1809-1874
- Tucker, Dorman E. (Dorman Edwin), 1930-2007
- Deeds Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Garst family
- Johnson City (Tenn.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Nave family
- Paper money--Confederate States of America Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ned Irwin
- Language of description