AVERY, William Tecumsah, 1819-1880


Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1850-1870, 62 letters.
The letters are from William T. Avery, chiefly to his wife, during the period while he was serving in Congress containing comments on Washington, D.C., social life, the business of the House, and the 1860 Democratic conventions in Charleston and Baltimore.


Tennessee State Library and Archives
Nashville, TN
Papers: In papers of George Washington Gordon and William Tecumsah Avery, 1791-1946. ca. 2,500 items.
Microfilm of originals in private hands. Unpublished finding aid in repository.


University of Virginia
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1852, 1 item.
A letter from William T. Avery to John Reuben Thompson written on June 17, 1852. In the letter, William Avery reports that “Miss Smith” does not desire to have a biography published. He encloses some of her work for John Thompson.