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The Louise Pernet Bosworth Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P16

Scope and Contents

Postcards, cabinet cards, photographs, diary pages, news articles and other collection-related mataerials.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1620 - 1916

Conditions Governing Use

None.

Biographical / Historical

Louise Pernet Bosworth was the mother of Millard Bosworth. She was born on February 22, 1882 in Galveston, Texas. She married Millard Bosworth Sr of Nashville, Tennessee and a graduate of Sewanee. The two ran the Matilda Plantation outside New Orleans and owned the local ice truck. Millard died in 1916 while the family was living in Europe. Louise and their son Millard Jr returned to the US and settled in New York City. Louise died in 1952 in Hanover, New Hampshire and was buried in Nashville. This collection contains cabinet cards, photographs, news articles and postcards from members of their family.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (One regular-sized letter box filled with books. One half-sized legal box. One flat box filled with photographs.)

Language of Materials

English

Separated Materials

Will of Indimion Baker (born July 19, 1750 in Baltimore, Maryland) from 1793 can be found in map drawer E4.

Title
The Louise Pernet Bosworth Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Kris Kallies
Date
2020/03/17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
735 University Avenue
Sewanee TN 37383-1000