Ketron Family Papers
Collection — Box: 1
The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, ephemera, an account book and a journal, all concerning the Ketron family of Sullivan County, Tennessee. The bulk of the papers are related to Joseph Henry Ketron and his nephew Audley Bruce Ketron. These materials offer insight into the personal and political life of family members and include documents pertaining to the Kingsley Seminary, the coeducational school in Bloomingdale, Tennessee which Joseph Ketron led for 25 years. The collection also includes Joseph’s 1876 travel journal in which he details his rail journey between Springfield, Illinois and New York City.
- 1839 - 1948
- Ketron, Audley Bruce, 1876-1972 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Photocopying/scanning may be limited due to the fragile nature of the material.
0.45 linear feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Alan Bridwell donated the three bound volumes in 2005, accession 2005-087. He added the correspondence, journal and photographs in 2009, accession 20019-012.