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Images & Documents

Thomas Hughes First Tabard Inn
Interior view of the Thomas Hughes Public Library, Tennessee Postcard Collection, no date
Postcard picturing early colonists in Rugby, with Madam Hughes (the mother of Rugby founder Thomas Hughes) in the center, Tennessee Postcard Collection, no date
Photograph of Rugby colony founder Thomas Hughes, Library Photograph Collection, no date
View of the first Tabard Inn, built in 1880, Rugby Papers, circa 1898
Second Tabard Inn First Tent Settlers Christ Church Episcopal at Rugby Robert Walton
View of the second Tabard Inn, Rugby Papers, no date
First tent settler of Rugby, Rugby Papers, 1880
Christ Church Episcopal at Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 1,  no date
Robert Walton reading a newspaper, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date
Walton Family Front Porch Walton Family on Porch Thomas Walton with mule Group on Rocks
Robert Walton with family, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date
Walton family on the porch of Walton Court at Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, circa 1900

A young Thomas Walton with his mule, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date

A group – probably early Rugby settlers - pictured outdoors next to a rocky cliff, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date
First Settlers, 1890 Two Women on Porch Group in Costumes Picnic Group

A group of Rugby’s first settlers, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, 1890

Two women – probably early Rugby settlers – and a dog on a porch, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date A group – probably early Rugby settlers – dressed in costume, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date A group – probably early Rugby setters – having a laugh during a picnic at the Meeting of the Waters near Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date
Tennis Players Gentleman with Rugby Brand Vanity Fair Caricature Lawn Tennis Bylaws
Rugby settlers, with their dogs by their sides, pose for a photograph with tennis rackets and half-eaten watermelon rinds in their hands, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date
An unidentified gentleman holding a “Rugby Brand” Canning Company label in his hands, Rugby Papers, Addition 1, no date Caricature of Robert Hughes from Vanity Fair, private collection Rugby Lawn Tennis Club Minute Book, Rugby Papers, 1880
Rygby Bylaws for Canning Rugby Arnold School for Boys Rugby Pass for Opening Rugby Seed Receipt
By-Laws of the Rugby Canning Company, revised draft, Rugby Papers, Addition 2
Arnold School for Boys in Rugby, Rugby Papers, circa 1885
Board of Aid to Land Ownership for Rugby, transportation pass for opening day, Rugby Papers, circa 1880
Receipt given to the Board of Aid for supplies, Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 2, 1887
Rugby Stove Receipt Business Letter to Walton Rugby Commissary Receipt  
Receipt given to the Board of Aid for supplies, Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 2, 1886
 Business letter to Robert Walton from Cooper & Co., Rugby, Rugby Papers, Addition 2, 1886 Itemized receipt given to the Board of Aid from the Rugby Commissary, Rugby Papers, Addition 2, 1883