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Scope and Contents This collection includes material relating to the Cherokee Indians and their removal; the Brainerd Mission; the Civil War; the South; the United Daughters of the Confederacy; historical documents (including two letters from Teddy Roosevelt), publications and journals, and literature and art. Also includes materials relating to Chattanooga lawyer and historian, Charles McGuffey (1842-1916), and this portion includes several letters and documents pertaining to his grandfather, the noted...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks, and other personal papers as well as manuscripts and drafts of books, articles, and poetry authored by Robert Sparks Walker, a Chattanooga naturalist, writer, poet, and local historian dating from 1896 to 1962. Highlights of this collection include the manuscript and dummies for Walker's Pulitzer Prize nominated book, Torchlights to the Cherokees: The Brainerd Mission.