Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection
Scope and Contents
The Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection consists of correspondence, receipts, an agreement, and a reprint copy of a Confederate $1000 bond that were collected by the Henley family. The early correspondence describes Luther R. Henley's experiences as a soldier during the Mexican-American War and the receipts document many of his acquisitions while an East Tennessee farmer. The agreement describes the personal property that was to be acquired by Elizabeth J. Henley after her second husband's death.
- Henley, Elizabeth Jobe, 1847-1918 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The records are open for research.
25.00 item(s) (in one oversize folder)
Language of Materials
The documents are arranged in chronological order followed by the Confederate bond.
Method of Acquisition
The Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Sara Jobe Huffine, granddaughter of Elizabeth Jobe Henley, April 19, 1990.
Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the records were opened to researchers January 30, 1991.
- Henley, John S.
- Henley, Luther R., d. 1895
- Tipton, Henry C.
- Agriculture--Tennessee, East Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Henley, Elizabeth Jobe, 1847-1918
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States. Army. Regiment Infantry, Georgia Volunteers, 1st
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