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Franklin P. Baxter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-175
The Franklin P. Baxter Papers include numerous commercial publications in several different languages, legal documents, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and a periodical documenting the diverse collecting activities and interests of Franklin Baxter during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition to these documents there are several miscellaneous records that were incorporated into the Baxter Collection by the staff of the B. Carroll Reece Museum prior to the collection's transfer to the archive.


  • 1797-1931


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


3.00 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 flat box)


The collection is divided into four series: Series 1. Publications, 1863-1931; Series 2. Legal Documents, 1797-1930; Series 3. Miscellaneous Documents, 1843-1930; and Series 4. Museum Records, 1825-1929.

Method of Acquisition

The Franklin P. Baxter Papers were transferred from East Tennessee State University's B. Carroll Reece Museum to the University Archives by Helen Roseberry, museum director, August 25, 1983.

Processing Information

Scott Schwartz, Alice Cunningham and Becky Tuthill completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers April 20, 1990.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA