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Inez Martin Correspondence

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-798

Scope and Contents

The correspondence consists entirely of letters addressed to Inez Martin. The primary correspondent is Walter of Eden's Ridge, Tennessee. The tone of most of the letters is of friendship, though some later letters indicate a romantic relationship. The final letter discusses marriage. Topics include social events, sickness and death, visiting, a fair in Johnson City, and school. There are references to Professor and Mrs. Ketron; Joseph Ketron was the principal of Kingsley Seminary in Bloomingdale, Tennessee until his death in 1901. Ketron was not married, but his mother was a member of his househould on the 1900 census.


  • 1898-1899, 1904


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.05 linear feet (in one folder)


The correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

Anonymous gift, August 2009, accession number 2009-072.

Processing Information

Georgia Greer completed processing the collection in February 2011.
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