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|Size||4.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 550 items)|
|Abstract||Samuel Gordon Heiskell (1858-1923) was a criminal lawyer, judge, mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., and author of Andrew Jackson and Early Tennessee History. The bulk of the collection concerns Heiskell's book, and includes about 175 photographs; an annotated copy of his manuscript; copies of historical manuscripts; correspondence concerning book sales and other matters; and picture plates. Also included is a scrapbook covering Heiskell's political and legal careers, his book, and Tenessee historical articles and activities.|
|Creator||Heiskell, Samuel Gordon, 1858-1923.|
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Samuel Gordon Heiskell (1858-1923), of Monroe County, Tenn., was a criminal lawyer, judge, mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., and author of Andrew Jackson and Early Tennessee History, published in 1918.Back to Top
The bulk of the collection concerns Samuel Gordon Heiskell's book Andrew Jackson and Early Tennessee History, and includes about 175 photographs; an annotated copy of his manuscript; copies of historical manuscripts; correspondence concerning book sales and other matters; and picture plates. Also included is a scrapbook covering Heiskell's political and legal careers, his book, and Tenessee historical articles and activities.Back to Top
Arrangement: by subject.
This series contains correspondence, copies of letters, an annotated manuscript, and other materials related to Heiskell's book Andrew Jackson & Early Tennessee History, published in 1918.
Arrangement: Alphabetical, then by subject.
This series contains photographs primarily used in Heiskell's book. Almost all of them are mounted and retouched for printing purposes. Many are photographic prints of portraits and drawings of Andrew Jackson and his contemporaries, with the majority identifed. There are also 10 unnumbered photographs and postcards in PF-1397/20, including several family photographs, portraits, and images of Native Americans from the Bureau of American Ethnology.
See photographs P-1397/1-159
|Oversize Image P-1397/139-141|
|Oversize Image P-1397/142|
|Oversize Image P-1397/143-146|
|Oversize Image P-1397/147-148|
|Oversize Image P-1397/149-153|
|Oversize Image P-1397/154|
|Oversize Image P-1397/155-157|
|Oversize Image P-1397/158|
|Oversize Image P-1397/159|
Picture plates and proofs for Samuel Gordon Heiskell's book Andrew Jackson and the Early History of Tennessee.
See Oversized Paper OP-1397/1
|Oversize Paper OP-1397/1||
Biographical data of Heiskell, reproductions of historical manuscripts, maps, pictures.
See Separated Volume SV-1397/12
Contains clippings, pictures, and a few letters related to Heiskell's political and legal career, his book on Andrew Jackson, Tenessee historical articles and activities, campaign of Governor A. H. Roberts, and a letter from John Sevier to Thomas Jefferson, 1804.
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Adam Fielding, Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, October 2010
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.Back to Top