John Wesley Garland Papers
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
Language of Materials
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.
Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant & Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the copies opened to researchers December 6, 1990.
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