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Joseph T. Mengel, Jr. Collection: Series 1: Family Papers

Scope & Content Note

Contains materials related to the history of the Mengel family and their relatives, including the Vonneguts. This portion of the collection also includes correspondence, photographs, and ephemera from Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr.’s time serving in WWI.

Contents List

Box 1

Folder 1: Autobiographies, Joseph T. Mengel, Jr.

Folder 2: Correspondence

Folder 3: Artifact, stained glass crucifixion scene

Folder 4: Family History

Folder 5: Family History – Folgers

Folder 6: Family History – “Mary Mengel’s Roots”

Folder 7: Family History – Mooklers

Folder 8: Family History – Schnulls

Folder 9: Family History – Schramms

Folder 10: Family History – Stewarts – “River Boat Trip 1871, Charles G. Stewart and Daughter, Susie

Folder 11: Family History – Stewarts – Susan Kerfoot Stewart

Folder 12: Family History – Stewarts – “W.K. Stewart Goes to Washington”

Folder 13: Family History – Vonneguts

Folder 14: Family History – Vonneguts – “The Boston Tea Party” (book given to Ella Vonnegut, age 10)

Box 2:

Folder 1: Family History – Vonneguts – “Schiefertafel Bilder” (book given to Ella Vonnegut)

Folder 2: Family History – Vonneguts – “Clemmens Vonnegut, Sr.: A Genealogical Listing of his Descendants”

Folder 3: Knoxville History

Folder 4: Lumber Business

Folder 5: Lumber Business – Mengel Industries, Inc. Schooners

Folder 6: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr.

Folder 7: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – J.T. Mengel Forestry Fund / J.T. Mengel Laboratory, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Folder 8: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – 155 Filloux Gun

Folder 9: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Calendar/Diary, Dec. 14, 1917 – Sept. 14, 1918

Folder 10: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Correspondence – Family

Folder 11: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Correspondence – Letters of Recommendation

Folder 12: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Correspondence – Orders and Memorandum

Folder 13: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Correspondence – Miss Katherine Wilson

Folder 14: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Correspondence – Other

Folder 15: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Maps

Folder 16: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Mathematical Tables (French)

Folder 17: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Notes by Joseph T. Mengel, Jr.

Box 3:

Folder 1: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Personal Reminiscence

Folder 2: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Personal Reminiscence – “U Boats in WWI”

Folder 3: Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Sr. – WWI – Photographs and Ephemera

Folder 4: Nanette Vonnegut Mengel

Folder 5: Nanette Vonnegut Mengel – Nanette Vonnegut Mengel Garden

Folder 6: Susan S. Mengel

Folder 7: Susan S. Mengel – Address Book

Folder 8: Susan S. Mengel – “The Christmas Bookshelf, Books for Young and Old,” 1926

Folder 9: Miscellaneous Clippings

Folder 10: Photographs

Folder 11: Photographs

Drawer:

Lumber Business – Mengel Industries, Inc. Schooners

-- Drawings for Scale Model of WWI Four-Masted Schooner. Copyright 1990 by George S. Parker. Four sheets.

-- Engineering drawings of Mengel Schooner showing: Elevation, Looking to Port; Plan at Main Deck; Poop Deck and After House; Forecastle Deck & Ford House Top

Series 1: Family Papers

Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet (3 AB)

Processed by: Shana Aue and Laura Jacobs