Nat T. Winston Papers
Scope and Contents
The Nat T. Winston Papers consist of documents from, by, and about the Taylor and Winston families of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The papers include correspondence, land deeds, diplomas, receipts, and other memorabilia. There are two documents concerning enslaved people: A collateral bond and an agreement between Winston family members pertaining to property.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
0.50 linear feet (1 document box; 2 oversize folders)
Language of Materials
Method of Acquisition
The Nat T. Winston Collection was originally donated to the B. Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University in 1968 by Dr. Nat T. Winston, Jr., Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health. The papers were subsequently transferred to the Archives of Appalachia on August 25, 1983. Additional materials were transferred from the Reece Museum on March 30, 2005.
Alice Cunningham and Becky Tuthil completed processing, and the collection was opened for research on February 14, 1990. Jen Bingham reprocessed the collection to incorporate additional material in July 2020. The collection was digitized by Nick Shaner in 2022.
- Carter County (Tenn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Education -- Tennessee, East Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Slaves Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Taxation--South Carolina Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Winston, John Hastings, 1783-1853
- Winston, John Hastings, 1824-1894
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