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Wallace Family Papers

Identifier: App-831

Scope and Contents

The Wallace Family Papers consist primarily of the business and personal papers of Fitzhugh Lee Wallace, Sr. spanning his business career at Franklin Guaranty Bank and Hamilton Bank, Summers Hardware and Supply Company, Homeland Corporation and other businesses in the Johnson City, Tennessee area. The business papers include correspondence, notes, financial reports, corporate records, plats, and stock and stockholder records. The personal papers consist of a biographical transcript, correspondence, notes, and memorabilia. The collection also consists of photographs of local businessmen who were contemporaries of Mr. Wallace and photographs related to Summers Hardware Supply and Company and Munsey Memorial Methodist Church.


  • 1908-2009

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


1.70 linear feet (3 document boxes and 1 oversize folder)

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Method of Acquisition

Gift of Gwen Wallace, accession 2014-009. The 1986 resolution honoring Fitzhugh Wallace, Sr. was donated in 2022, accession 2022-024.

Processing Information

Jean Rushing completed processing in September 2014.

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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