The Jessie Juliet Knox Papers document the activities of Knox from the mid-1890s to 1912. The records are divided into two
series and total .3 linear feet, in one half-size manuscript box and one flat box. Two monographs, authored by Knox, and
8 related photographs are also included with the Papers.
Born Jessie Juliet Daily, Jesse Juliet Knox (1867? - ) was an author mostly of children's tales, poem, and verse. She was
born in Cleveland, Tennessee; youngest daughter of Reverend William Clinton (1818-1897) and Julia Ann (Godby) Daily. Reverend
Daily was a veteran minister and pioneer of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Knox was educated, specializing in music, in
various public and private schools in Tennessee, graduating from high school in 1884.
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