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Alfred Briggs Nix Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 378

Scope and Contents

The Alfred Briggs Nix Collection consists of various documents, primarily from Sullivan and Washington Counties, Tennessee, including original deeds, copies of deeds, information extracted from deeds and land grants (usually descriptions of property conveyed), entries, copies of North Carolina land grants, a Tennessee land grant, surveys, promissory notes, and miscellaneous documents. Some of the documents are undated, while the remainder are dated from the period 1780-1881.


  • 1780-1881 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.25 linear feet : one legal-size document box


The collection is arranged alphabetically by document type.

Method of Acquisition

The Alfred Briggs Nix Collection was given to the Archives of Appalachia on January 15, 1991, by Alfred Briggs Nix, Nashville, Tennessee.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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