|Title:||Meek family correspondence|
|Dates:||1861-1869 (bulk 1861-1865)|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 5053|
|Creator:||Meek, James Monroe, 1821-after 1899|
|Creator:||Meek, Elizabeth Walker, 1839-1921|
|Extent:||1 container; 28 folders|
|Language:||Collection material in English|
|Repository:||University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556|
|Abstract:||A group of 27 personal letters written by, to, or about James Monroe Meek, an East Tennessee lawyer and legislator jailed by the Confederates for his Unionist sympathies. Most of the correspondence dates from the Civil War.|
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Preferred Citation: Meek Family Correspondence, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Meek correspondence was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2007, from Raynor's Historical Collectible Auctions, Burlington, North Carolina (auction of March 2007, lot 105). Arranged and described 2007, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.
Materials are arranged chronologically, one item per folder.
- For fuller information on the manuscripts in this collection, including textual transcriptions and digital images, please see the digital project Manuscripts of the American Civil War.