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John Wesley Garland Papers

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0342

Scope and Contents

The John Wesley Garland Papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, bonds, a will, a broadside, military orders, contracts, affidavits, and a Congressional report that were acquired by John W. Garland and his family between 1849 and 1889.


  • Creation: 1849-1889


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


0.10 linear feet

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The papers are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

The John Wesley Garland Papers were loaned to the Archives of Appalachia to be photocopied July 6, 1989 by Paul Kardulis, historian for Yancey County, North Carolina. The papers were first found in a trunk owned by John Wesley Higgins, a son of John Wesley Garland, and were eventually acquired by Kardulis. The original documents were returned to Kardulis August 8, 1989.

Existence and Location of Originals

Location of originals unknown.

Processing Information

Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant & Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the copies opened to researchers December 6, 1990.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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