MSS Finding Aids

Publication Date

6-26-2018

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid and transcripts of letters (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3211. Letters of the Shucraft family of Nashville (Davidson County) and Blount County, Tennessee, mostly between brothers John, Van and Charley Shucraft. Family members discuss marriages and deaths, work and hard economic times, commodity prices, and religious revivals. A worker in a Blount County distillery, Charley regularly sends whiskey to brother John and arranges sales of John’s lumber.

Disciplines

United States History

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