Andrew and Mattie Haun Papers

Identifier: MSS.0197

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Scope and Content Note

This small collection of two Hollinger boxes (.84 linear feet) contains correspondence and personal and biographical materials relating to Andrew Jacob Haun and Mattie Francis Oliver Haun, aunt and uncle of the southern writer Mildred E. Haun, whose papers are also held by Special Collections in the Vanderbilt University Library


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Biographical Note

This collection holds papers of Andrew Jacob Haun and his wife Mattie Francis Oliver Haun. Following is a chronology:

1870 Andrew Haun born in Hamblen County, Tennessee
1887 Andrew Haun enters Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee
1888 Andrew Haun received L.I. degree from Tusculum College
1893 Andrew Haun moves to Nashville, Tennessee to teach elementary school
1898 Mattie Oliver and Andrew Haun married on July 7
1910 Moved to Franklin, Tennessee where Andrew Haun was principal of the elementary school and superintendent of the city schools.
1945 Andrew Haun retires; Mattie Haun dies on November 19th.
1947 Andrew Haun dies.


.84 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Andrew and Mattie Haun Papers
November 2007
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

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


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