James D. Porter Papers

Identifier: MSS.0341

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one document.

This document was purchased in 1996 by Special Collections.


  • 1902

Language of Materials



James David Porter was born on December 7, 1828 in Paris, Tennessee and died in Nashville on May 18, 1912. He received an A.B. from the University of Nashville in 1846, and an A.M.. He attended Cumberland University to study law and graduated in 1884. He was a trustee of Peabody Education Fund in 1883, President of the Tennessee Historical Society, and an author of Confederate Military History of Tennessee.


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This collection contains one document.

This document was purchased in 1996 by Special Collections.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

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Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

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1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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