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Jeffrey L. Brown collection of business records

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-136

Scope and Contents

This collection of business records contains ledgers and correspondence regarding local industry in Chattanooga, Tennessee from from 1875 to 1970. Thhis collection includes a photographs album containing images and descriptions of equipment and machinery used by the Chattanooga Gas Company in in 1919.


  • Creation: 1875-1970


Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection of business records is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

Jeffrey L. Brown was a professor of Archaeology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He established the Insitute of Archaeology at the university in 1975 and his research interests included industrial, historical, and prehistoric archaeology. In pursuit of his research interests, Professor Brown amassed a collection of books and manuscripts related to engineering and industry, including the local business records in this collection.

Will Stokes was a photographer in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He took photographs of the furnaces, heaters, and other equipment in the Chattanooga Gas Company photograph album.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was deposited with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on an unknown date by an unknown source.

Processing Information

The processing of this collection is complete.

Jeffrey L. Brown collection of business records
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States