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Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102

Scope and Contents

(Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards, postcards, county fairs: Hawkins, Hancock, Hamblen Counties, Elmdale, tintypes, ambrotypes, Whitesburg, farming diary, autograph books, artifacts, clothing, correspondence, photograph of baseball team in uniform, and other photographs. 5 Family Bibles: 1898 Smith Family Bible, George Smith Family Bible, A.R. Tomlinson Family Bible, undated Tomlinson Family Bible, and the Samuel White Family Bible Genealogy of the Tomlinson, Smith, Colyer, Coltharp, White, Hurst, Davis, Williams families. A Finding Aid and a Separation List are available. .


  • 1794 - 1930

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


11 boxes

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States