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W. C. Daily correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-014
The W.C. Daily Letters Collection contains letters written to the Rev. W.C. Daily (1818-1897) from various figures within the Church. These letters detail Daily's activities and efforts organizing Methodist Episcopal churches in East Tennessee, and touch upon such topics as funding and ways to improve church participation among African Americans. The letters are written primarily by Bishop Davis W. Clark, but also includes contributions from Bishop M. Simpson and others. The letters primarily cover the years 1864-1867, while another letter from 1883 is included as well.

Dates

  • 1864-1883
  • Majority of material found within 1864-1867

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The W. C. Daily correspondence collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The W. C. Daily correspondence collection is in the public domain and may used without copyright restriction.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Biographical / Historical

W.C. Daily (1818-1897) was a pioneering figure in Tennessee's Methodist Church. He was a native of South Carolina who was ordained a minister in Virginia in 1848. He moved to Cleveland, Tennessee during the Civil War, and organized the first Northern conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the South. He was a presiding elder of the Church for 25 years, and except for a few years in California, eventually settled in Knoxville.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Chattanooga Area Historical Association donated the W. C. Daily correspondence collection to the University of Chattanooga on 1968 August 13.
Title
W. C. Daily correspondence
Status
under_revision
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Special Collections repository

Contact:
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 USA