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The William Alexander Provine Papers (1552-1935), concern the career of William Alexander Provine (1867-1935), retired minister of the Presbyterian Church, corresponding secretary of the Tennessee Historical Society and editor of its journal. Donor information is unknown. The materials in this collection measure 11.76 linear feet. There are no restrictions on the materials. Single photocopies of unpublished writings in the William Alexander Provine Papers may be made for purposes of scholarly research.


The William Alexander Provine Papers, containing approximately 2,400 items, span the years 1552 to 1935. The material is organized under seven general topics: Tennessee; Tennessee History-Biographies; Andrew Jackson; Nashville; Mississippi Valley History; Denominational History; and Biographies of Ministers. Correspondence relating to the Tennessee Historical Society has been listed under the general headings. The collection contains extensive records relating to the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Shawnee Indians. This data consist of official correspondence, treaty articles, memoirs, notes, sketches, essays and excerpts from journals, state papers and newspapers. Correspondence by W. A. Provine for the years 1897-1935 deals primarily with official business for the Tennessee Historical Society and denominational matters relating to the Presbyterian Church. Genealogical records, which comprise approximately 60 percent of the collection, relate to individuals and families connected with Tennessee, Nashville, Mississippi Valley and denominational (church) history. This material consists of genealogical charts, biographies, wills, diaries, letters, church records, notes and military records. Tennessee topics relate to the early history of Tennessee and include data on the Territory South of the Ohio River, the State of Franklin, and the Watauga settlements. Documentation includes papers of the Continental Congress, State of North Carolina, boundary records, annexation petitions, speeches, resolutions, minutes, notes and news articles. Also included is a list of early Tennessee newspapers. Topics concerning Nashville focus on the early settlement of Nashville with data on early commerce, land transactions, pioneer roads and trails, families and homes, churches and academic institutions in Nashville and Davidson County. Andrew Jackson topics contain information on Jackson's youth, the Dickinson-Jackson duel, marriage, Masonic record, military career, political life, residence at the Hermitage, and religion. Biographical data are included on Lewis Robards, Peggy Eaton, John Donelson, R. E. W. Earl and John Eaton. Mississippi Valley history contains genealogical and biographical data on early French families and notables and their exploration and settlement in the West. Documentation has been obtained from state papers, letters, biographies and genealogical data, essays, speeches, news clippings, memoirs and notes. Denominational history deals primarily with the early history of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination and contains information on presbyteries, congregations, missions, church union, boards and agencies. Limited information is available on the Methodists and the Shakers. The collection includes the biographies and family genealogy of many prominent ministers such as James Balch, Samuel Doak, Robert Donnell, William Hume, John Lyle, Williams W. Provine, Barton Stone and others. The collection contains military records on the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. This data consist of a list of North Carolina Revolutionary War soldiers; list of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Tennessee; list of killed and wounded, Seventh Tennessee Regiment, Confederate States of America; Civil War diary of W. W. Putnam; letter and speech by Governor Isham G. Harris to the Tennessee State Legislature in 1862, list of Confederate soldiers from Alabama, data regarding Civil war battles at Franklin and Nashville, and clippings from a Presbyterian newspaper, 1862-1866.


William Alexander Provine 1867 Born at Nashville, Tennessee, son of the Reverend John Calhoun Provine and Mary Kate Weedin Provine Dr. Provine's early education was under a tutor, but he later attended Vanderbilt Preparatory School and Montgomery Bell Academy, graduating in 1884 1884 1887 Attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Entered Theological Department, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee Licensed to preach by Lebanon Presbytery Ordained in April to the full work of the ministry Graduated form Cumberland University with the degree of Bachelor of Divinity Attended Union Seminary, New York, NY In May, received first ministerial charge at Princeton, Indiana, where he served three years. Also served as moderator of the Indiana Presbytery Married Christine Kolb of Indiana

1888 1889

1889-1890 1890

ca. 1892

ca. 1893-1907 Served as minister of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee ca. 1901-1907 Served as Superintendent of the Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School Work and Treasurer of mission work of the Synod of Tennessee 1907 1907-1925 Award honorary degree of D. D. from Cumberland University Served as Southern representative for the Presbyterian Board of Ministerial Relief and Sustentation, Nashville, Tennessee Served as corresponding secretary of the Tennessee Historical Society and editor of its journal


ca. 1925-1935 Served as State Clerk, Presbytery of Nashville 1935 Died July 14 at Nashville, Tennessee; buried at Nashville, Tennessee


Microfilm Roll # 1______________________________________________________________ Box 1 Tennessee Topics 1. Aborigines; Sketch, 1925; Notes, 1823 2. "Antiquarian Society of Tennessee"; Record of Proceedings, 1820-1822; History National Banner and Nashville Whig, 1826; Notes, 1820-1858 3. Civil War ­ Bibliography; "Tennessee's Part in the Confederacy, 1862-1914; Letter ­ Isham G. Harris to Tennessee State Legislature, 1862; "Governor's Message, 1862"; Correspondence ­ J. N. Bailey, 1862-1863; News clippings, n. d. ; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1924-1933 4. Counties ­ Franklin ­ Articles re: Stone Fort, 1810-1834; Essay ­ "An Unmarked Historic Spot...," n. d. 5. Grundy ­ History, n. d.; Letter to Commercial Appeal ­ "History of Beersheba Springs," 1936 6. Lincoln ­ Historical Sketches, 1930-1932; Biographical sketch ­ General Benjamin Lincoln; Obituary ­ George W. Jones, 1884 7. McNairy ­ Memoirs of Brig. General Marcus J. Wright (1831-1922), n. d. 8. Maury ­ Sketch ­ "Early Times and Settlements in and Around Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee," 1871; News clippings, 1915-1919; Genealogical data re: Adkins, Caruthers, Cathey and Latta families, et al. 9. Robertson ­ News clippings, 1882 10. Rutherford ­ Act to establish town, 1803; Rutherford County court case; "Free Negroes" 1838; Biographical data; General Joseph Dickson, 1926 11. Sumner ­ Marriage records, 1787-1790; Will ­ William Henderson, 1807; Sketch ­ Bledsoe's Lick, 1843; History ­ Cairo, n. d.; sketch ­ Pilot Knob, n. d.; Speech ­ John DeWitt, 1928; Genealogy, et al. 12. Warren ­ Clipping ­ "Early History of Warren County," n.d.; Essay ­ "Indian Trails and Pioneer Roads of Warren County," n. d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1919-1934 13. Cumberland River ­ History, n.d.; Manuscript ­ "Courses of Shawnoe River..." n.d.; Notes, 1795-1851, et al. 14. East Tennessee ­ State Acts ­ City of Knoxville and counties of Greene, Hawkins, Knox, Jefferson, Sevier and Wilson, 1791-1795; Knox County wills, 1792-1794; Blount County deeds, 1795-1815; Tennessee ­ Kentucky Boundary Act, 1801; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1917-1932, et al. 15. Education ­ Subscription ­ Nashville school, 1799; Creation of Federal Academy, 1800; History ­ Sumner, Valodolid and Martin Academies, 1801-1805; Act to establish academy in Mero District, 1805; Clippings ­ The Nashville University and Academy, 1825-1869; Notes, et al.

16. Fort Loudon ­ Historical data, 1756-1924; Bibliography, 1909; correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1922-1923 17. Franklin ­ Battle; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1921-1924 18. French in Tennessee and South Carolina; Excerpts ­ Historical Collection at South Carolina, 1697-1699; Excerpts ­ Journal of South Carolina Grand Council, 1714-1860; Genealogy ­ Notes ­ Clippings, 1882 19. Heaton's Old Station; Genealogical and biographical data re: Amos Heaton and allied families; Will of Amos Heaton, 1794; Land records, 1768-1808; Map, n . d., et al. Box 2 Tennessee Topics 1. Indians ­ Cherokees ­ Government correspondence, 1776-1788; Historical notes, 17431744; Treaty articles, 1791, et al. 2. Cherokees ­ Government correspondence ­ Letters of Governor Dinwiddie, Virginia, et al., 1755-1792; Manuscripts ­ Nickojack Campaign, n. d.; Memoirs ­ Lt. Henry Timberlake, 1762; Notes, 1741-1792, et al. 3. Cherokees ­ Government correspondence, 1791-1796; Affidavit ­ John Watts 1753; Historical notes, 1743-1796, et al. 4. Cherokees ­ Notes, 1740-1753; Copy General Washington's Orders for the employment of Indians, 1776; List ­ Cherokee Indian towns, 1776, et al. Box 3 Tennessee Topics 1. Indians ­ Cherokees ­ Clippings ­ Removal of Cherokees; Excerpts from historical magazines, state papers, newspapers, 1712-1838; Notes, et al. 2. Chickasaws ­ Treaty ­ French Lick, 1782; United States Treaty, 1805; Sketch ­ "The Chicasas," Brewer's Alabama, n. d.; Government correspondence, 1784-1830, et al. 3. Choctaw ­ United States Treaty, 1830; Choctaw Council proceedings (excerpts), 1830; Letters by Andrew Jackson and John Coffee, 1830; Speech ­ Indian Candidates for Congress, 1830 4. Creeks ­ North Carolina State Papers ­ Meeting of the Lower Creeks, 1787; Sketch ­ "The Muscogees (or Creeks)," n. d.; Reprint, news article Creek War, 1813, et al. 5. Shawnees ­ Notes, 1665-1805; sketches, essays, et al. 6. Miscellaneous, 1722-1841 Microfilm Roll # 2______________________________________________________________ Box 4 Tennessee Topics 1. Knoxville Gazette; Excerpts, 1791-1793 2. Martin Papers ­ William; Copies of letters and notes taken from Draper Manuscripts (1788-1843) 3. Middle Tennessee ­ Sketch ­ "General View of Middle Tennessee," n. d.; Portrait of

4. 5.

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Daniel and John Dunham, n. d.; Newspaper advertisement ­ Tyree Springs, Tennessee, 1830 Military Grants ­ List ­ "Pre-emptions and Guard Rights," 1782-1787; List ­ Names of North Carolina Revolutionary soldiers, Davidson County, n. d., et al. Military Rolls ­ Lists of Revolutionary soldiers buried in Tennessee, 1925-1931; Newspaper clippings, 1828-1924; Roll of Evans's Battalion, n. d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1915 Old Times in Tennessee ­ Original Letters ­ Copies of letters, 1845-1870; Jones / Smith genealogy Roads ­ Early ­ Essay ­ "The Fort Blount Road to Cumberland," n.d.; Tennessee state acts to build roads, 1794-1803; Meigs's Correspondence, 1823; Notes, etc al. Seal of Tennessee ­ Description, 1796; notes, et al. Slavery ­ Tennessee State Acts, 1801-1831; Court Cases, 1838; Notes State of Franklin ­ Papers of Continental Congress, 1785; Government Correspondence, 760-1788; North Carolina State Papers, 1742-1787; Speeches, Memoranda, Revolutions, 1824-1926; Notes, News clippings, et al.

Box 5 Tennessee Topics 1. Territory South of River Ohio; Boundaries, 1791; Surveys in 1795; Demographic data re: Tennessee and North Carolina, ca. 1795 2. Territory South of River Ohio; North Carolina ­ State Records (excerpts), 1734-1782; Notes; letters, et al. 3. Territory South of River Ohio; North Carolina; State Records (excerpts), 1710-1786, et al. Box 6 Tennessee Topics 1. Territory South of River Ohio; North Carolina; State Papers (excerpts), 1728-1814; Blount letter, 1792; Genealogical and biographical data re: James White (17041770); Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1927-1932, et al. Microfilm Roll # 3______________________________________________________________ 2. Tombstone Inscriptions; Church cemeteries; Family grave yards; Towns cemeteries, 1713-1931 3. Watauga Settlement; Watauga Purchase, 1775; Petition of Watauga residents for annexation, 1776; Notes, 1768-1771; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1924 4. West Tennessee; List of issues of The Weekly Intelligencer, Paris, Tennessee, 1866-1881; Obituary ­ General William Armistead Collier, CSA ­ (1846-1929); List ­ Killed and Wounded, 7th Tennessee Regiment, CSA, n. d.; Essay: "Old Memphis Mardi Gras, 1872-1881," et al. 5. Miscellaneous ­ Historical sketch of Tennessee ­ Moses Fisk, n. d.; Essay ­ "Pre-Historic Man in Tennessee" by John O. Blanton, n. d.; State Acts and Bills enacted in Tennessee, 1801-1819; List ­ Early Tennessee newspapers, 1793-1821; Notes ­ News clippings, 1908-1932, et al.

Box 7 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Adair, James; Review and excerpts from book by Adair: A Trader with the Indians and Residents in Their Country for Forty Years, n. d. 2. Alexander Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Alexander and allied families of Lockridge, Akin, Campbell, McKay, Dean, et al. 3. Allison Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Allison and allied families 4. Barrow Family; Alexander (b. 1801- ); Washington (b. 1807- ); Genealogical and biographical data re: Barrow and allied families 5. Bell, John (1796-1869); Genealogical and biographical data re: Bell and allied families of Anderson, Barnett, Black, Blackman, Bledsoe, Blythe, Boddie, Bone, et al. 6. Benton, Thomas Hart (1783-1858); Clipping ­ Benton - Lucas duel, 1817; Clipping ­ Benton home place, 1913; Obituary, 1858 7. Blair Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Blair and allied families of Allen, Walker, et al. 8. Bledsoe Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Bledsoe, Shelby and Desha families; Copy ­ Will and seal for Anthony Bledsoe, 1788, et al. 9. Boyd Family ­ Genealogical and biographical data re: Boyd and allied families ­ Will ­ William Boyd, 1762 ­ Family papers ­ Trustees ­ Richmond Academy, 1783-1800, et al. 10. Bradshaw Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Bradshaw and allied families of Brown, Claiborne, Dew, Erwin, Love, Martin, Myers, Sykes, Turner, White, et al. 11. Brevard Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Brevard, et al. 12. Brown Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Brown, Smith and Patterson families; Copy of will for William Brown, 1818; Sketch ­ Mathew D. Cooper (1792- ), n. d., et al. Box 8 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Brown ­ Col. Joseph (1772- ); Genealogical and biographical data; Land records, 18011842; Will, 1866, et al. 2. Buchanan Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Buchanan, et al. 3. Buchanan, Major John (1759-1832); Genealogical and biographical data on Buchanan and allied families of Everett, Hunt, Moore, and Shannon; Will ­ Archibald Buchanan, 1801; Family letters, 1849-1895; Essay: "Attack on Buchanan Station," n. d., et al. 4. Campbell Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Campbell / Stoddard families ­ Copy of talk re: Dr. Archibald Campbell, W. A. Provine, n. d.; Sketch: "The Campbells of Maury County, Tennessee," n.d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1907-1908, et al. Microfilm Roll # 4______________________________________________________________ 5. Campbell, G. W.; Genealogical and biographical data re: Campbell and allied families of Brown, Ewell, Hubbard, Lowndes and Stoddard; Letter, G. W. Campbell to General James Winchester, 1815; Article re: Capitol Annex, 1911; News clippings, 1913 Box 9

Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Carroll Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Carroll and allied families; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1930-1932, et al. 2. Caruthers ­ Looney Families; Genealogical and biographical data; Colonial records, North Carolina; Clippings, 1882-1932; Land records, et al. 3. Childress ­ Polk Families; Genealogical and biographical data re: Childress, Polk, and allied families; Excerpts ­ Laughlin Diary re: James K. Polk; News clippings, 18361933; Polk letters, 1847; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1916-1924 4. Clark, Lardner; Genealogical and biographical data re: Clark and allied families of Bowen, Bushnell, Dodge, Frazier, Hope, Titus, Walker, et al.; Accounts; Land Records; Legal Acts, Davidson County Tennessee 1885-1788, et al. 5. Coffey, James (1726 - ); Genealogical and biographical data re: Coffey and allied families of Cosby, Cowan, Crawford, Dickson, Doak, Drake, Dahlgren, Denny and Guise; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1928-1934, et al. 6. Cooper, William (1811-1890); Monograph, n. d.; Affidavit; Martin H. Wickliff, 1798; News clippings re: Washington B. Cooper, 1877; Genealogy, et al. 7. Craig Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Craig and allied families 8. Craighead, Rev. Thomas (1750-1825); Genealogical and biographical data re: Craighead and allied families of Brooks, Brown, Bunton, Carter and Ewing; Photo of home (untitled), n. d.; News clippings, 1931-1932; Correspondence ­ W. A. Proving, 1930-1932 et al. 9. Craighead ­ Buchanan suit; Legal records ­ State of Tennessee, Mero District, 1785-1798 10. Crockett, David; Announcement ­ Jackson Gazette, 1826 (typed); News clippings, 1894; Notes, 1819 Box 10 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Davidson, General William (1746-1781); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Davidson, Vance and Williams families, et al.; Letter re: Davidson families, 1875; Clippings, 1916-1924; Will, John Davidson, 1824; Notes, et al. 2. Davis, Sam; Correspondence, re: Davis, 1911-1933 3. Demonbreun, Timothy (1747-1826) aka: Jacques Timothe Boucher; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Demonbreun and allied families; Land grants and sales; Tax notices; Court records; Notes; Letters, et al. 4. Donelson Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Donelson and allied families; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1923-1926 5. Dozier (Dauge); LeFerve Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Dozier; LeFerve and allied families of Page and Whelan families 6. Durat ­ Durard Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Durat ­ Durard and allied families of Bennett, Cagle, Demonbreun, Felts, Gerard; Photo, S. I. Harper, Cheatham County, n. d. 7. Edmondson Family; Genealogical and biographical data on Edmondson and allied families of Campbell and McEwen, et al. 8. Erwin Family; Genealogical and biographical data re: Colonel Andrew Erwin (ca. 17731833) and allied families of Ament, Allsbrooke, Featherstone; Laugh, Menees, et al. 9. Ewing ­ Dysart Families; Genealogical and biographical data re: Andrew Ewing (1740-

1813); James Dysart (1744-1818) and allied families; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1904-1907 10. Findelson, Richard (Finnelson); Biographical data ; Letter, General Robertson, 1794; Map, re: spring, n.d.; Genealogy Dobbs and Drewry families, et al. 11. Finley Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Colonel Obadiah Gaines Finley (1807 - ) and allied families of Embree, Epperson, Flint, Foster, Frazier, Fulsom, Graves, Trousdale / Belfour, et al. 12. Fisk, Moses (1759-1843); Genealogy; Historical sketch of Tennessee, 1816; Essay: "Tennessee", n. d.; Notes, et al. Box 11 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Gillespie ­ Thomas ­ Ramsey ­ Hudson Families; Genealogical and biographical data; List of graves at Lytle Creek; Genealogy ­ Porter family, et al. 2. Gordon Family ­ Genealogical and biographical data, re: Captain John Gordon (1763-1819) and allied families 3. Gowan ­ Hoggat Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Gowan, Hoggatt and allied families; Land records ­ 1797-1806 4. Grundy ­ Bass Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Felix Grundy (17771840); Peter Bass and allied families, et al. 5. Hague Family; Genealogy ­ John Hague and Hague Family; Copy newspaper ad, et al. 6. Hardeman Family; Land grant, 1788 ; Land transfer, 1814-1892; Genealogical notes ; Beasley Family, 1870-1873, et al. Microfilm Roll # 5______________________________________________________________ 7. Haywood, John (1762-1826); Genealogical and biographical data; Last will and testament, 1826; News clippings, 1906-1930; Notes, et al. 8. Henderson Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: John and Richard Henderson and allied families of Clarke and Hart; Copy "Watauga Treaty with the Indians," 1776; Notes, et al. 9. Houston, Sam (1793-1863); Genealogy; Copy of Houston letters, 1837-1841; Photo of Houston's headstone, 1928; News clippings, 1914-1930; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1922-1932; Notes, et al. 10. Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875); Letters, 1834-1854; News clippings, 1875-1932; Correspondence ­ Tennessee Historical Society, 1920-1932 11. Lewis, Meriwether ­ Manuscript, C. H. Olmstead, n.d.; News clipping, 1925; Newspaper excerpts, 1803-1925, et al. 12. Lewis, William Terrell; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Lewis and allied families; Will ­ William T. Lewis, 1802, et al. 13. Lynch ­ Dismukes Families; Genealogical and biographical, data re: Thomas Lynch, Paul Dismukes and allied families of Alston, Burr, Clinton, Middleton and Rutledge; News clippings, 1926, et al. 14. McFarland Family; Genealogy ­ John McFarland and William Davis families; Land records, 1781, et al. 15. McGavock ­ Ewing ­ Harding ­ Cloyd Families; Genealogical and biographical data re: allied families of Bedinger, Chenault, Lowe, Marshall, Morgan, Pillow, et al.

Box 12 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. McLean ­ Boyd Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: John / Charles McLean and allied families of Akin, Boyd, et al.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1899-1930; News clippings, 1882; Notes 2. McNairy, Dr. Boyd (1785-1856); Genealogical an biographical data, re: McNairy and Alloway families; Photograph of Dr. and Mrs. Boyd McNairy, n. d. 3. McNairy, James (ca. 1773-1840); Genealogical and biographical data 4. McNairy, John (1764-1837); Genealogical and biographical data, re: McNairy, Boyd, Bury, Pritchett, Symmes families, et al. 5. McNairy, Mary (1764-1842); Genealogical and biographical Gordon Family; Genealogical an biographical data, re: McNairy, Hance, Hamilton (1759-1816) and allied families of Cannon, Carter, Ferguson, Thompson and Welch 6. McNairy, Nancy; Genealogical data, re: McNairy and allied families of Brown, Pugh, Shaw and Watkins 7. McNairy, Nathaniel A. ( -1851); Genealogical data, et al. 8. McNairy, Reba Oakford; Genealogy 9. McNairy, Robert (1768- ); Genealogical and biographical data, re: McNairy and allied families of Butler, Campbell, Smith, Trabue, Hume, et al. 10. McPherson Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: McPherson, Blackman, Compton, Clark and Kinsheloe families 11. Maclin Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Maclin, Anderson, Carter, Clark, Cross and Taylor families; Land records, 1742-1810; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1930-1935 12. Mansker, Family; Notes, re: Casper [Kasper] Mansker, 1773-1774 13. Martin, Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Martin and allied families of Dixon, Hart and Pogue; Correspondence ­ Colonel William Martin, 1812-1836, et al. 14. Maury, Matthew Fontaine (1806-1873); Biographical sketch; Radio speech ­ Judge John H. DeWitt, 1934 15. Molloy Family; Land records, 1784-1800; Indictment ­ Thomas Molloy, 1785; Will, 1801; Inventory of Molloy estate, 1803, et al. Box 13 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Montgomery, John (1748-1794); Public records, 1783-1791; New clippings, 1926; Notes, et al. 2. Moore, John Trotwood (1858-1929); News clippings, 1929 3. Morgan Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: John Morgan and W. H. Morgan families; Correspondence ­ W. H. Morgan, 1928-1929, et al. 4. Mulherrin Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Mulherrin and Buchanan families 5. Murrell, John a. ( -1844); News clippings, 1875-1915 6. Neely, Mary (Spears) (1761-1852); Genealogical and biographical data; Putnam's, 1853 ­ Harper's Magazine, 1868; Nashville Banner, 1912, et al. 7. Nichol Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Josiah / John Nichol and allied

families of Adams / Lytle, et al. 8. Overton, John; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Overton, Claybrook, Maxwell and Thompson families; Public records, 1793-1809; Will ­ James Overton, 1814; Will ­ James White, 1819, et al. 9. Perkins ­ McEwen Families; Genealogical data, re: John Perkins, David McEwen and Edmondson families; Correspondence ­ John B. McEwen, 1880 Microfilm Roll # 6______________________________________________________________ 10. Porter Family; Genealogical and biographical data on Porter and allied families of Allison, Brown, Caruthers, Cooper, Edmondson, Ewing and Love; Photograph ­ Porter Coat of Arms, n. d.; Letter ­ Governor Martin to Earl Hillsborough, 1771; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1926, et al. Box 14 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Priestley Family; Genealogical and biographical data; Land records, 1798-1825; Will ­ Sarah Priestley, 1829; Report ­ Cumberland College, 1820, et al. 2. Prince Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Judge William Prince (1772-1824) and allied families of Reis, Roberts, Rodes, Shepherd, et al.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1898-1933 3. Putnam, Albigence Waldo (1799-1869); Autobiography, n. d.; Biography, 1916; diary, 1863; Letters, 1866; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1924-1925; News clippings, 1931, et al. 4. Rains Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: James, Edwin and Felix Rains and Hamilton families 5. Ramsey, Dr. J. G. M. (1797-1884); Letters, 1829-1868; Obituary, 1884; House Resolution, 1884 6. Reese (Reece) Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: James Reese (1747-1828) and allied families of Alexander, Brown, Bills, Hale, Henderson, Houston, McRee, Porter, Trimble and Stockard; Notes ­Reece Church, 1823-1902, et al. 7. Ridley Family; Genealogy ­ George Ridley and allied families of Drake, Garrett and Leiper; News clippings, 1909-1917; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1929, et al. 8. Roan, Governor Archibald (1760-1819); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Roan (Roane) and Calhoun families; Will ­ Matthew Rowan, 1760; Correspondence ­ W. S. Provine, 1903-1929; News clippings, 1900, et al. Box 15 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Robertson, James (1742-1814); Birth record ­ Family bible, 1742; Obituary, 1814 ­ Genealogical and biographical data, re: Robertson and allied families of Craighead, Gower, Noblett, Newell and Wilkerson; Land records, 1784-1819; Robertson letters, 1790-1793; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1926-1933 2. Robertson, James (1742-1814); Letters, 1787-1800 (copied); extracts ­ North Carolina State Papers, 1787, et al. 3. Roulstone Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: George Roulstone (1767-1804) and allied families of Dunlap and Gilliam; Public Act, 1803; Obituary ­ Mrs. Elizabeth

J. Gilliam (FMN: Raulstone), 1824, et al. 4. Rucker, Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Joanna L. Rucker (1822-1853) and allied families of Childress, Polk, et al. 5. Rutherford, General Griffith (ca. 1731-1800); Biographical essay, n. d.; News clippings, n. d. Box 16 Tennessee History ­ Biographies 1. Sevier, John (1745-1815); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Sevier and allied families; Petition to Sevier, 1800; Supreme Court Docket, 1795; Sketch ­ General John Sevier, 1907; Will ­ William Sevier, 1825; Sketch ­ Elizabeth Lowry Sevier, n. d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1924-1935; News clippings, 1891-1932 2. Shelby Family; Genealogy on Shelby, McCrory, and Walker families, et al. 3. Shute ­ Wharton ­ Huett ­ Phillips ­ Williams families; Genealogical data 4. Smith, Daniel (ca. 1775-1818); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Smith and Edmondson families; Smith letters, 1793-1807; Map ­ Kentucky ­ Tennessee, n. d.; Receipt ­ Rock Castle, 1792; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1907; News clippings, 1916, et al. 5. Tannehill Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Wilkins Tannehill ( 1787-1858) and allied families of Cochran, DeWees, Stout and Wilkins; Act to create Masonic Hall in Nashville, Tennessee, 181; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1927, et al. 6. Walker, Lieutenant John (1842-1902); Sketch, n. d. 7. West, General Claiborne; Genealogical data, re: West and allied families of Cole, Claiborne and Duval 8. West ­ Woods Families; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Edward West ( -1857) and Joseph Woods (1779-1859) and allied families, et al. 9. White, "Granny" ( -1816); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Lucy White, Zachariah White, et al.; Will ­ Lucy White, 1816; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1924-1932, et al. 10. White, General William (1783-1833); Genealogical and biographical data Microfilm Roll # 7______________________________________________________________ 11. Williams, General William Davidson ( -1859); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Williams and allied families 12. Wilson Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Wilson families of Tennessee 13. Winchester Papers; Diary (copy) ­ General James Winchester, 1797-1815; Winchester letters, 1797-1815; Overton letters, 1797-1801; Genealogy ­ David Nolen family, et al. Box 17 Andrew Jackson Topics 1. Burr, Aaron; News excerpts, re: Burr's trial, 1807; Notes ­ Burr in Nashville, 1805-1806; News clippings 1883-1932, et al. 2. Dickinson Family; Genealogical and biographical data; News accounts Dickinson ­ Jackson duel, 1806; Land records, 1803-1834; Will ­ John Dickinson, 1714; Will ­ Charles Dickinson, 1779; Will ­ Henry Dickinson, 1789; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1898-1928, et al.

3. Hermitage Association; News clippings, 1909-1925; Notes, 1925 4. Hermitage Church; History ­ Shiloh Presbytery, 1815-1827; News excerpts ­ Republican Banner, 1838; News clippings, 1919-1926; Notes, 1816-1843 5. Hermitage ­ Home of Andrew Jackson; History ­ New Hermitage, 1818-1819; Photograph ­ First Hermitage, n. d.; Notes, 1818-1926; News clippings, 1860-1926, et al. 6. Hutchings, John; Genealogical and biographical data; Will, 1817; Obituary, 1817; Epitaph ­ Andrew J. Hutchings (ca. 1813-1841), et al. 7. Land records; Boundary line ­ North Carolina ­ South Carolina, 1775; Deed, 1775; Maps, plats, records, 1783-1823, et al. 8. Letters; Correspondence ­ Andrew Jackson, 1789-1845; Extract ­ Freemason's Monthly, 1843, et al. 9. Marriage ­ Elopement (1790); Diary (Robert Gilmor), 1827; Virginia Court Records (Extracts), re: Lewis Robards, 1790-1793; Extracts ­ Peggy Eaton autobiography, 1873; Genealogy ­ John Robards (1710-1755); News clippings, 1910-1922, et al. 10. Masonry; Pamphlet ­ The Masonic Record of Andrew Jackson, n. d.; Extract ­ Freemason's Monthly Magazine, 1843; Article ­ "First Masonic Lodge in Nashville," 1921; News clippings, 1922-1923, et al. 11. Merchant; Jackson accounts, 1802-1814; Article ­ Jackson store at Cloverbottom, 1827; Receipts, 1802-1815; News clippings, n. d., et al. Box 18 Andrew Jackson Topics 1. New Orleans ­ Battle; Dairy ­ Amos Kirkpatrick, 1814-1815; Letters ­ General William White, 1814-1815; Essay ­"The Pirate of the Gulf" (LaFitte), n. d.; Review of war in West Florida and Louisiana, 1816; Article ­ Americans Killed at New Orleans," 1918; News clippings, 1880-1934, et al. 2. Political Life; Manuscript ­ "Major Lewis on the Nomination of Andrew Jackson," n. d.; Tennessee resolution, re: Jackson, 1815; News clippings, 1829-1928; Notes, et al. 3. Sketches; General Robert Armstrong (1792-1854); Biographical essays ­ "Tennessee Historic Magazine," n. d. and Pickett's Alabama, n. d.; Letter ­ Blake Baker, 1795 4. Sketches ­ John Donelson ­ Genealogical data ­ Letter J. Catron to Major A. J. Donelson, 1839 5. Sketches; R. E. W. Earle ( -1837); Excerpts from Nashville newspapers, Letter ­ Earle to John Overton, 1831; Biographical notes, 1837, et al. 6. Sketches; John H. Eaton (1790-1856); Biographical, n. d.; Inscription by Andrew Jackson, 1843 7. Sketches; Thomas Marsden Green, Jr. (1758-1812); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Green and allied families 8. Sketches; Dr. Obadiah Jennings; Genealogical data on Jennings and allied families 9. Sketches; Clark Mills (1815-1883); Biographical; "The Americana", n. d.; Account; Mills' statue of Andrew Jackson, 1853 10. Sketches; Sample Orr (1816-1896); Sketch, n. d. 11. Sketches; Major John Reid (ca. 1784-1816); Genealogy ­ Reid and allied families; News clippings, 1914-1925

12. Sketches; Stark Family; Genealogical data on John Stark (ca. 1665- ) and allied families; Land claim ­ Robert Stark, 1791 13. Sketches; Joseph Valaperta ( -1817?); Biographical, 1927 14. Religion; Excerpt of article ­ "American Sentinel," 1828 15. Slaves; Records published by Jackson for runaway slaves, 1804-1819; News clippings, re: Jackson as slave-trader, 1928; Correspondence - W. A. Provine, 1923 16. Will; Copy, 1843 with notes from Ladies Hermitage Association; Copy of inventory of Jackson's estate, 1845 17. Youth; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Jackson and allied families; Excerpts from "Life of Andrew Jackson" ­ by John Reid, n. d.' Extracts from a calendar of Jackson Papers, 1795-1845; Chronology ­ Jackson's early years, 1779-1790; News clippings, 1884-1926, et al. 18. Miscellaneous; Extracts ­ Calendar, Jackson Papers, 1784-1845; Correspondence ­ Tennessee Historical Society, 1919-1926, et al. Box 19 Nashville Topics 1. Battle of Nashville; History ­ 29th Regiment, Tennessee, 1904; Notes ­ General Hood, 1911; Chart, re: Forts, n. d. 2. Capitol ­ State; Notes ­ William Strickland, 1908; Genealogical data ­ Strickland ­ Overstreet families 3. Cemetery ­ Old City; Petition, ca. 1888; Reply ­ Board of Public Works, 1888; News clippings, 1866-1911; Notes ­ William Driver, 1886 4. Churches ­ Catholic Church in Nashville; Land transactions, 1820; Articles, n. d.; Newspaper accounts, 1918; Notes, 1770-1837; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1926 5. Churches ­ History ­ Churches in Nashville, 1813-1879; Essay ­ First Sunday School, 1820; News excerpts, 1818-1826 ; Reports ­ Bible Societies, n. d; News clippings, 1870-1915; Notes, re: Pastors, et al. 6. Cumberland College; Act to establish Davidson Academy, 1785; Act ­ convert Davidson Academy to college, 1803; Act to establish Cumberland College, 1806; List ­ graduates 1813-1850; Notes; News clippings ­ Peabody College for Teachers, 1930, et al. 7. Cumberland Compact; Copy; Agreement, 1780; Haywood's notes on Agreement, 1780 8. Cumberland Settlement; North Carolina State Records, 1783-1786; Wills, 1780 ­ 1784; Deeds; Notes, 1780-1781; Tennessee laws, 1803, et al. 9. Davidson County; Act ­ Raise funds, Mero District, 1794; Ad ­ Build courthouse, 1800 ; Notes ­ Planning courthouse, 1826; History ­ Davidson County, n.d.; Sketch ­ Abram Castleman, n. d.; News clippings; Genealogy, et al. 10. Education; News clippings ­ Nashville Female Academy, Edgefield Male Academy and Robertson Academy, 1907-1917; Notes, 1807-1823; Manuscript; "Dr. William E. Ward and his Seminary for Young Ladies," n. d. Microfilm Roll # 8______________________________________________________________ Box 20 Nashville Topics 1. Families and Homes; Genealogical data ­ Childress, Robertson, Alloway, McNairy, Eve,

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Stevens and Gray families; News article ­ Boyd McNairy home, 1881; Bibliography ­ Robert Thomas Hill of Nashville, 1886-1908; Obituary ­ Sam J. McNairy, 1929, et al. Markers ­ Historic; News clippings, 1929-1933; History ­ Fort Nashborough marker, 1925-1929; Copy ­ Writings on four tablets, 1930, et al. Nashborough; Dedication Program, 1930; Records ­ Board of Commissioners, 1802; Bond ­ Colonel Landon Carter, 1792; Drawings ­ Nashville lots and streets, n. d.; Notes ­ Ramsey, et al. Nashville Inn; Ads ­ Public Notices of ownership, 1807-1821 Newspapers; List ­ American newspapers, 1800-1910; Bibliography ­ older newspapers, 1758-1910; - List ­ Miscellaneous unbound newspapers, 1810-1866; Files ­ Nashville newspapers in Library of Congress, 1800-1821; Notes, et al. Roads ­ Davidson County; Notes, 1783-1786; Public acts, 1789-1794; List ­ land given to soldiers, 1788; Copy of Act for appointment of commissioners and surveyors, 1806 Sulfur Springs ­ French Lick; Notes, 1770-1886 Union Train Station; Excerpt ­ News article, "The Union Station," The Nashville American, 1900 Miscellaneous; Notes on Act creating Nashville, Tennessee, 1784-1801; List ­ original lot purchases, n. d., Notes ­ early Davidson County Court records; Clippings; Manuscript ­ Colonel John Stump, 1841; Copy article in Nashville Patriot, 1856-1859, et al.

Box 21 Mississippi Valley History 1. Clark, George Rogers; Letters, 1778; Notes on Bentley, Lynn, Taylor, Girault, Hamilton, et al. 2. French Families ; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Broutin, Chauvin, Chenier, Carriere, DeBose, LeMoyne, Baron, LaBoissiere, Ramezay, Byssot, Michaux, St. Clair, et al. 3. French Notables; Boucher family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Pierre Boucher (1622-1717) and allied families ­ Jean Baptiste Boucher ­ Jacques Timothe Boucher de Montbrun (1747-1826), et al. 4. French Notables; Charleville Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Charleville and allied families; Essay ­ Tennessee history, n. d.; ­ Essay ­ Site of Nashville, 1886; Letter to Draper, 1871 et al. 5. French Notables; Jacques Chauvin (1655- ); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Chauvin and allied families; Extracts ­ Register of baptisms / marriages, St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, 1731-1767; Clippings; Notes, et al. 6. French Notables; Dehery Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Joseph Chauvin Dehery and allied families; Notes; Natchez War, 1729; Notes ­ Chickasaw War, 1736, et al. 7. French Notables; Joseph Durat (Derogue ­ Deraque); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Joseph Durat and allied families; Essay on "Derogue" by John Sevier, 1812, et al. 8. French Notables; Juchereau Family; Genealogical and biographical data, re: Noel Juchereau / Jean Juchereau (1592-1672) and descendents 9. French Notables; Pierre Charles LeSeur (1657-1710); Biographical data; Report ­ LeSeur's expedition, 1693-1699; Journal, 1699-1700; Pennicant's narrative of LeSeur,

1869 10. French Notables; M. Juchereau de St. Denis; Chronology ­ Mexico, 1519-1716; Account ­ St. Denis' Journey to Mexico, 1714; Copy of Commission t St. Denis by Cadillac, 1715; Notes, re: French among Indian tribes, et al. 11. Montflorence Family; Biographical data; Land records; Public Notices, et al. Box 22 Mississippi Valley History 1. French in Maryland; History ­ Cecil County, Maryland, 1881; Map (Colonial times); Extracts ­ Calendar of Colonial Papers, American / West Indies; Articles; Notes, et al. 2. French in the West; Passport signed by Cadillac, 1713; Order by King Louis Phillippe, 1748; Letter ­ Baron de Carondelet, 1794; French, re: Missouri / New Mexico, n. d.; Notes ­ West Indies; Sketches ­ Chauvin, La Salle, Marquette, et al. 3. Hinkle, Jacob (ca.1785-1861); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Hinkle and allied families of Laughlin, Charless, Luck and Stout; Purcell's survey of early newspapers, 1786-1787; Notes, et al. 4. Huguenots in America; Abstracts; Land records, 1639-1700; Notes, 1913 5. Illinois; Report ­ Illinois wheat, 1699; Notes; Fur trade on Mississippi River, 1705-1726; Families at KasKasKia, 1763-1766; Church matters, 1786-1789; Articles; Notes, et al. 6. Indiana; Essays, re: Vincennes, 1778; Accounts, re: Timothy DeMontbrun from Indiana state papers, journals, memoirs, notes, etc.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 19141925, et al. Microfilm Roll # 9______________________________________________________________ Box 23 Mississippi Valley History 1. Kentucky; Essay ­ Early settlers, 1776-1780; Ads ­ Kentucky Gazette, 1790-1796; Court records, 1801-1805; William Blount correspondence, 1794-1785; Extracts ­ Kentucky newspapers, 1795-1796; News clippings, 1887-1920; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1931-1932, et al. 2. LaFayette, Marquis Gilbert Mortier de; Copy Journal (French), "LaFayette in America, 1824-1825," 1829; Copy letter by Mrs. Andrew Jackson, re: LaFayette's visit to Washington, 1824; Parton on LaFayette, n. d.; Notes, et al. 3. Lincoln, Abraham; Correspondence ­ Lincoln to wife, et al., 1840-1855 (copies); News clippings, 1863-1934; Genealogy, re: Anderson, Berry, Combs, and Hanks families ­ Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1923 4. Louisiana; Notes; Early history, 1717-1776; Census; Tehoupitoulas tract, 1726; Order by Baron Carondelet, 1794; Photographs (15); Genealogy, et al. 5. Mississippi River; Extracts ­ American State Papers, 1791-1792; Notes; New Orleans plantations, 1723-1737; Article ­ Voyage of DuPaisson, 1727; Genealogy ­ DeLaunay families, Mississippi Valley Historical Notes, 1760-1799 Box 24 Mississippi Valley History 1. Missouri; Letters ­ Michigan Collection, 1780; History ­ St. Genevieve, 1765 (?);

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History ­ Ft. Jefferson, 1780; Notes ­ Expedition against St. Louis, et al. Morse, Jedediah (1761-1826); Letter by George Washington, 1793 (copy); Letter, Morse to John Stockdale, 1794; Biographical data, et al. Pennsylvania; County names, n. d.; List ­ Early settlers, 1773; Notes, 1776-1798; Will ­ John Minor, 1830; Minor genealogy; News clippings, 1923-1925 Phillippe, Louis (ca. 1773-1850); Letters, Marquis Lansdowne to Major William Jackson, 1796; News clippings (1915), re: Louis Phillippe's visit to Nashville, [Tennessee] in 1797; Chapter from American Lady in Paris, 1828-1829; Article by Jane M. Parker, Century Magazine, 1901; Notes, et al. South Carolina; Notes; Early history, 1664-1703; Journals ­ House of Assembly, 1730-1760; Notes; Revolutionary War in South Carolina, 1779; Sketch, Christian Priber, Adair, n. d., et al. Texas; Notes, 1683-1716; Newspaper Excerpts; Wars in Texas, 1809-1822; Essay ­ "Nacogdoches," 1897, et al. Virginia; Calendar ­ Virginia State Papers, 1790-1794; Cemetery records; Genealogy, re: Hart, Shelby and Dixon families; Notes, et al. Washington, George; Washington's last address to Congress, n. d.; Address ­ Speaker of House to President Washington, n. d. Wilkinson, General James (1757-1825); Letters, 1786; Excerpts ­ Memoirs, 1816; Sketch, n. d., et al. Miscellaneous; Speech ­ Judge William B. Wood, n. d.; Sketch ­ William Basil Wood (1820-1906), n. d.; Lists ­ Confederate soldiers from Alabama, 1861; Notes ­ Florence, Alabama ­ Essay ­ "Scotch ­ Irish in America," n. d.; Miscellaneous notes, et al.

Box 25 Denominational History 1. Revival, 1800; Recollections, 1796-1800; Notes, 1795-1800; News clippings, n. d.; Articles ­ "Old Time Religion," n. d., et al. 2. Cumberland Presbyterian Church; Early History ­ Boards and Agencies; Notes, re: Confession of Faith, Constitution, Education and Hymn Books, n. d.; News clippings, 1865-1885; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1902-1906, et al. 3. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History ­ Church Union ­ Clippings, Presbyterian papers, 1860-1873 Microfilm Roll # 10_____________________________________________________________ 4. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; Civil War ­ Clippings, Western Cumberland Presbyterian, 1862-1866 5. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; Congregations ­ Church histories, sketches, notes ­ Tennessee and Kentucky, 1899-1932; News clippings, 1876-1877; Genealogy, re: Akin, Hill and Smith families; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1922-1932, et al. 6. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; Missions; Manuscript ­ Early mission work, 1819; Clippings on African, Turkish and South American missions, 1862- 1912; Article ­ "Francis Asbury and His Presbyterian Friends," 1917, et al. 7. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; Newspapers ­ Georgia, Kentucky,

Tennessee, 1786; Volume of pamphlets published, 1800-1825; Minutes, 20th General Assembly, 1850-1875, et al. Box 26 Denominational History 1. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; Presbyteries ­ Kentucky and Tennessee; Minutes, notes, proceedings, histories, et al., 1747-1827 2. Cumberland Presbyterian Church ­ Early History; States; News clippings, re: churches in Pennsylvania and Missouri, 1872-1895; Notes, 1830-1878; Churches in Pennsylvania and Missouri, 1872-1895; Notes, 1830-1878; Letter to Reverend Finis Ewing, 1831, et al. 3. Methodists; Articles, Methodism in Tennessee and Indiana, 1816; List of men on Cumberland Circuit, 1804-1898; Essay ­ "Methodist Church in Natchez County," n. d.; Biography ­ Reverend Adam Cloud (1759-1834), n. d., et al. 4. Presbyterians in Ireland; Notes on Huguenots, Ulster and Londonderry, n. d.; Report, re: North Ireland, n. d.; Reports, re: Ulster, 1551 ­ 1613; Essay, re: Intermarriage, 17th century, n. d., et al. 5. Presbyterian Church in Missouri; Notes 1798-1820; Letters, re: Churches, 1812-1825; News clippings, 1915-1919; Programs ­ Centennial St. Louis, 1917; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1920, et al. 6. Presbyterian in North Carolina; Notes, 1736-1792; Article ­ Iredell County, 1873; History ­ Concord Presbyterian Church, 1899; Clippings ­ Presbyterian papers, 1913-1918; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1904, et al. 7. Shakers; Clippings, n. d., Essay, re: Shakers, 1810; Public records, 1811; Doctrine of Shakers, n. d.; Genealogy; Notes, 1805-1828, et al. 8. Miscellaneous ­ Church minutes, 1837-1848; Sketch ­ Reverend Carey Allen, n. d.; Correspondence ­ Giles County [Tennessee], churches, 1859; Essay, re: Colonial churches, n. d.; News clippings, 1834-1934, et al. Box 27 Biographies of Ministers 1. Abel, Jeremiah (1770-1852); Biographical sketch, n. d. 2. Anderson, Alexander (1764-1804); Genealogical and biographical data; News clippings, 1883; Obituary ­ Mrs. Mary Davis, 1872 3. Balch, James (ca. 1751-1821); Genealogical and biographical data; Writings (copied), 1901; Manuscript, ca 1796; Photo ­ Balch tombstone, n. d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1900-1903; Notes, et al. 4. Bell, Robert (1770-1853); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Bell and allied families of Crockett and McCutchen; Report ­ Chickasaw nation, 1824; Clippings, 1875-1925; Correspondence ­ W. A. Proving, 1911; Notes, et al. 5. Blackburn, Gideon; Letters, re: Cherokee Indian, 1807-1808 6. Burney, W. S. (1801-1885); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Burney, J. L. Alexander, Neuben Deeley, William Kinkade, James Mitchell, Samuel Rannels, Robert Wilson, Nathan Worley and Whitaker family, et al. 7. Caldwell, David (1725-1824); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Caldwell and allied families of Denny, Paisley, Alexander, et al.; Photographs (4) ­ Buffalo Church,

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Caldwell's burial plot, Alamance Church, and cemetery; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1902-1903; Notes, et al. Campbell, John P. (1802?-1868?); Obituary, ca. 1868; Ad, 1831; News clippings, 1930; Notes Doak, Samuel (1749-1829); Genealogy; Notes, re: Doak; Articles ­ "Cumberland Presbyterian," 1909; Data, re: Margin / Washington College, n. d.; Program ­ Washington College, 1930; Obituary ­ Fain Anderson, n. d., et al. Donnell, Robert (1784-1855); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Donnell, Bell, Foster, Smith families; Memoirs ­ Samuel Donnell (published 1884); Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1899-1904; Extracts, church minutes, notes, et al. Foster, Stephen (1798-1839); Biographical data; Essay ­ "Battle of Kings Mountain" ­ Foster, n. d. (copied); Knox County Court records, 1825-1835; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1922; Notes, et al. Haw, James; Biographical data; Unpublished manuscripts, n. d.

Microfilm Roll # 11_____________________________________________________________ 13. Hayes, Oliver B.; Examinations by Presbytery, 1829-1833; Ordination service, 1833 14. Hume, William (ca. 1769-1833); Biographical notes, 1801-1821; Funeral oration (Rachael Jackson); Hume, 1828; Letter by Andrew Jackson, 1826 (copied); Manuscript ­ "History of First Seceder Church in Nashville, 1796-1818," 1893; Manuscript ­ "The Secession Church in Kentucky," 1811, et al. 15. King, Robert ( -1806?); Genealogical and biographical data; News clippings, 1875-1917; Notes 16. Lowry, David (1796-1877); Biographical data; Lowry letters, 1824-1837; Notes; Lowry letters, 1832-1869; Photographs ­ Reverend Lowry and Indian Mission (21); Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1926; News clippings, 1864-1912, et al. 17. Lyle, John; Diary, 1801; Sketch, 1899 (copied); Narrative ­ Lyle's Mission in Cumberland Presbytery, 1899 (copied); Sermon ­ "Order in the Churches" ­ Lyle, 1803 Box 28 Biographies of Ministers 1. McAdow, Samuel (1760-1844); Genealogical and biographical data, re: McAdow ­ McAdoo families; Account ­ Ministerial relief for Reverend McAdow, 1834; News clippings, 1871-1902; Excerpts from letters, re: Reverend McAdow, 1876; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1902-1925; Notes, et al. 2. McGee, William (ca. 1761-1836); Biographical and genealogical data, re: McGee ­ McGhee families; Manuscript, re: Randolph county, North Carolina, n. d.; Tribute ­ Malvina Yerger, n. d.; Notes; News clippings, n. d. 3. McGready, James (1763-1817); Genealogical and biographical data; Minutes, re: Mission meetings, 1806-1812; Notes, re: Ministry ­ church work ­ land ownership, 1787-1817; McGready letters, 1812-1814; Manuscript ­ "Tecumseh at Vincennes," 1816; News clippings, 1880-1904; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1897-1906 4. Miller, Samuel (1769-1850); Bibliography of writings, 1793-1859; Letters by Finis Ewing (copied) ­ Revivalist, 1833; Notes 5. Mitchell, George Washington (1815- ); Genealogical and biographical data 6. Patillo, Henry (1722- ); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Patillo, Adkins,

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Harrison, Lockhart, Love, Lytle and Patton families; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1903-1927; Notes, et al. Provine, William A. (1867-1935); Biographical sketch, 1935; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1916-1935, et al. Rains, John (1796-1879); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Rains, Condon, Davis, Dunn, Edwards, Ensley, Hoggatt, Horton, Hyde, Kenton, Ogilvie, Pillow and White Families; Clippings (obituaries), 1879-1932; Photograph (unknown), n. d.; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1911-1930, et al. Rankin, Adam (1755-1825); Genealogical data Rankin, John (1757- ); Genealogical and biographical data, re: Rankin families; Autobiography ­ John Rankin (copied), 1870 and 1900; News clippings, n. d. Rice, David (1733- ); Genealogical and biographical data; Notes from memoirs of Rice, n.d. Ross, F. A.; Autobiography (News clippings), 1882 Smith, James (1798-1871); Genealogical and biographical data; Appointment ­ U. S. Consul for Dundee, 1863; Letters to Finis Ewing, 1834-1841; Correspondence ­ W. A. Provine, 1899-1900; News clippings; Notes et al. Stone, Barton; Genealogy ­ Stone and allied families; Essay, re: Alexander Campbell and the Scotch ­ Irish church, n. d.; List ­ Congregations Washington Presbytery, 1802; Clippings, 1829-1879; Notes, et al. Templin, Terah; Biographical notes, n. d. Weedin, Caleb; Biographical data; Summary ­ Missouri circuit, 1821-1822


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