Collection Title:

Frank Hannah Papers, 1946-1966


The Holloway Archives at Milligan University
P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library
200 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan, TN 37682


Frank Hannah


Frank Hannah Papers, 1946-1966

Collection No.



0.35 cubic feet, 1 box




The Frank Hannah Papers span 1946 to 1966, covering the tenure of local businessman Frank Devault Hannah on Milligan’s Board of Trustees. Included in the collection are reports, minutes, and other files of an administrative nature, as well as correspondence from notable Milligan figures.

Biographical Note:

Frank Devault Hannah was born in 1891. He was president of Unaka Stores in Erwin, TN. Hannah was also chairman of Milligan’s Board of Trustees from 1950-1955. He continued to be on the Board of Trustees until 1966, when he died. He is buried in Johnson City, TN.


The collection is arranged into three series: I. Series: MC Boards, 1955-1964; II. Series: Correspondence, 1953-1964; Other Papers, 1946-1966. The collection was presumably kept in its original order as it arrived in the possession of the archives.

Scope and Content Note:

The papers of Frank Hannah are arranged into three series, MC Boards, Correspondence, and Other Papers. The MC Boards series spans 1955 to 1964 and contains minutes, reports, and other files related to the various Milligan College boards. The Correspondence series spans 1953 to 1964 and includes correspondence from various Milligan persons and groups corresponding with Milligan. The Other Papers series spans 1946 to 1966 and includes a variety of files from deeds and other board materials to personal papers.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information:

Accession 008-2009

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

The archivist reserves the right to determine on a case-by-case basis if certain folders within the collection that have been requested for viewing cannot be made available due to various restriction compliance, including but not limited to student information, private personal information, and organizational information of a restricted nature.

Preferred Citation:

[Item], Frank Hannah Papers, Collection C0053, The Holloway Archives at Milligan University, Milligan, TN.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Meredith Sommers

Completed in 2009

Folder List

Box 1

I. Series: MC Boards, 1955-1964

  • Board of Directors, 1959-1964

  • Executive Committee, 1960-1964

  • Board of Directors, 1955-1962

II. Series: Correspondence, 1953-1964

  • Frank Hannah, 1960-1963

  • Ray E. Stahl, 1961-1964

  • Virginia Laws, 1963

  • Re: James Anderson, 1953-1954

  • Jim Meacham, 1953

  • Guy Oakes, 1962

  • Dean E. Walker, 1961-1964

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 1961

  • First Christian Church, Canton, OH, 1955

  • Miscellaneous, 1962-1963

III. Series: Other Papers, 1946-1966

  • MC Accounting Records, 1950-1963

  • MC Stock Holdings, 1963

  • MC Foodstuff Invoices, 1960-1962

  • MC Donation Receipts, 1957-1961

  • MC Operation Dormitory, 1955-1956

  • MC Building Acquirement, 1946-1948

  • MC Board of Trustees, 1949-1964

  • MC Student and Faculty Papers, 1960-1963

  • Frank Hannah Personal, 1956-1966

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