Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0064
Archives and History Division
Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism
3425 Highway 126, Suite 100
Blountville, Tennessee 37617
Philip M. Hamer Collection: Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932
Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0064.
Philip M. Hamer.
Material in English.
Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
The collection was donated by Dr. Nancy Hamblen Acuff to the Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism in January 2005.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
Shelia Steele Hunt processed the collection and developed the finding aid in January 2005.
ACCESS AND RESTRICTIONS
There are no restrictions on use of this manuscript collection for research purposes. It is the responsibility of the individual user to ascertain copyright restrictions, obtain permissions and to prepare proper citation and credit statements. The researcher assumes all legal responsibility for observing laws of copyright and common law literary rights.
This collection should be cited as:
Philip M. Hamer Collection: Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932. MSS 0064, Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
This collection consists of digital images [CD-ROM format] of the pages from Philip M. Hamer's historical work entitled, Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932. Originally published in four (4) print volumes, Mr. Hamer's work encompassed various aspects of early Tennessee history, including the Revolutionary War, Indian relations and the frontier. Hamer's work is a well-respected literary accomplishment in Tennessee history.
Philip M. Hamer (1891-1971) was an archivist, librarian, history teacher and U.S. Historian. After receiving numerous university degrees, he served as Professor of History at U.T. Chattanooga, and later as Professor of History at U.T. Knoxville. In 1935, he served on the staff of the National Archives, and later became Executive Director of the National Historical Publications Commission from 1951 to 1961. Noted for his popularity as a history teacher, Hamer published numerous articles and books on East Tennessee. Most noted among his works was a four-volume history of Tennessee (1933), which is the subject of this special collection.
Hamer, Philip M. (Philip May), 1891-
1. Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932, Chapters 1-17.
2. Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932, Chapters 18-33.
3. Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932, Chapters 34-48.
4. Tennessee, A History, 1673-1932, Chapters 49-Index.
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