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Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection

 Collection — Oversize box: B, Oversize folder: 1
Identifier: AppMs-0363

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.


  • 1803-1957


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.

Processing Information

Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the records were opened to researchers January 30, 1991.

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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