Articles Written in Economic History Class Make It In Encyclopedia

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Publication Date: 7/10/2008

Student articles written in a Fall 2007 Economic History class taught by Professor Art Carden are now available in the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture.

Michael B. Hathorn ’08 and Caleb Standafer, III ’08 wrote an article about Memphis merchant Jacob Goldsmith who established one of Tennessee’s best-known department stores, Goldsmith’s.

Evelyn Plumb ’08 and Alison White ’10 wrote an article about Memphis cotton broker William Dunavant Jr. who shaped the Bluff City’s commerce and the world cotton futures market during the late twentieth century.