James L. Britton III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0053

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 13 rare 19th Century imprints relating to the State of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1836 - 1875

Biographical Note - Mr. and Mrs. James L. Britton III

Mr. and Mrs. James L. Britton III were natives of Nashville, Tennessee, with Mrs. Britton being a 1958 graduate of Vanderbilt University.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet (1 Half-Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains 13 rare 19th Century imprints relating to the State of Tennessee.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the James L. Britton III Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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