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This collection consists of papers recovered from the DeVault property in Jonesborough, Tennessee. It includes letters, deeds, photographs, day books, ledgers, genealogies and newspaper clippings. Much of the material was produced by John DeVault (Davault), the son of Frederick DeVault (Davault).
The materials are arranged by alphabetically by topic.
The ledger and ledger sheets are arranged first alphabetically by company name and then chronologically by the first date of each folder's date span.
Material is organized as a single series and is arranged first alphabetically by subject or material type and then chronologically with undated material following dated material.
The Gray Family Papers consist of deeds, financial records, photographs and tintypes, a recipe ledger, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting activities of J. S. Gray and family, 1894-1930.
The Harrison and Walker Family Land Documents contain trust deeds, warranty deeds, rental contracts, land surveys, a receipt, and water easement deeds documenting the purchase and sale of land between the Harrison and Walker families between 1876 and 1967.
The material is arranged into three series: Series 1 Historical Papers-Photocopies and Research Notes, 1777-1981; Series 2, Historical Papers, 1821-1987; and Series 3, Scrapbook Materials, 1789-1975.
The John Wesley Garland Papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, bonds, a will, a broadside, military orders, contracts, affidavits, and a Congressional report that were acquired by John W. Garland and his family between 1849 and 1889.
The Alfred Briggs Nix Collection consists of various documents, primarily from Sullivan and Washington Counties, Tennessee, including original deeds, copies of deeds, information extracted from deeds and land grants (usually descriptions of property conveyed), entries, copies of North Carolina land grants, a Tennessee land grant, surveys, promissory notes, and miscellaneous documents. Some of the documents are undated, while the remainder are dated from the period 1780-1881.
The Dorman E. Tucker Collection consists primarily of 19th century East Tennessee legal documents (including deeds and land grant records), family history, and miscellaneous papers of ancestral families of Tucker, including the Garst and Nave families. The collection includes the only known document with Henry Johnson’s signature. Henry Johnson was the founder and namesake of Johnson City, Tenn.
The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company Records, 1826-1948; Series 2, Doe Mountain Mining and Improvement Company Records, 1792-1948; Series 3, Doe Valley Association Records, 1790-1948; and Series 4, Miscellaneous Papers, 1836-1966.
The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1, Maps, 1863-1988; Series 2, Printed Materials and Memorabilia, 1860-1958; Series 3, Legal and Financial Papers, 1783-1965; and Series 4, Photographs and Postcards, 1903-1980s.
- Subject: Deeds X
- Personal papers 11
- Corporation records 7
- Photographs 7
- Ledgers (account books) 6
- Maps 6
- Publications (document genre) 5
- Blueprints (reprographic copies) 3
- Contracts--Tennessee 2
- East Tennessee State University -- History 2
- Industries -- Tennessee -- Johnson City 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Abingdon (Va.) -- History 1
- Agriculture 1
- Agriculture--Tennessee, East 1
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Economic conditions 1
- Asheville (N.C.) 1
- Baccalaureate addresses -- East Tennessee State University 1
- Brick trade 1
- Bristol (Tenn.) 1 ∧ less
- German 1
- United States. Securities and Exchange Commission 2
- Appalachian Electric Power Company 1
- Aronhime, Gordon, 1911-1983 1
- Austin Peay State College 1
- Barkley family 1
- Barkley, Daniel B. 1
- Baxter, Carlene 1
- Baxter, Franklin P., 1853-1927 1
- Bayless family 1
- Beals family 1
- Beals, James F. 1
- Bean, William, 1721-1782 1
- Blevins, James 1
- Bluff City Electric Light and Power Company 1
- Brabson family 1
- Brabson, Alexander W. 1
- Bristol Gas and Electric Company 1
- Brooks, Ebenezer, 1757 or 8-1799 1
- Bruce, Glen 1
- Butler Light and Power Company 1 ∧ less