I would like to communicate with son David who accompanied Jim to Mexico in 1962. I would like to know exact dates of their trip. Perhaps some record exists: plane tickets; post cards; etc.
Nancy Tanner was a great friend of mine. A great lady! Unfortunately I never met Jim, getting to Knoxville much later in 1999.
I can contact the family on your behalf. None of them live in this area. Do you have an email I can send to them?
Paul (Try emailing me direct at firstname.lastname@example.org)
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I knew Jim & Nancy from my years as a student at U.T. And we were members of the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society. I worked for Jim over on 10th Street at the then newly created Ecology Department. Jim taught one of the most useful courses I ever took — Zoological Bibliography. Away from campus, I saw them at the Knoxville Symphony. I worked there as an usher — no pay, but free concerts.