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McClung - Thomas Family Collection -- Gift of Frincke & Dempster. (artifacts)

Identifier: MSC 0941

Scope and Contents

From the estate of Harold Carl Frincke, gift of Alexine Thomas Frincke Dempster and Harold Carl Frincke, Jr. Includes four pastel portraits possibly by Flavius Fisher, framed (Charles James McClung, Charles McClung Thomas, Charles McClung and Matthew McClung); hair pin (Hugh Lawson McClung, CSA --on loan from McClung Collection to ETHS Museum); handkerchief and lace head dress (Margaret McClung; black ‘thread lace’ shawl (Margaret Cowan McClung); flannel petticoat (Charles Thomas McClung); baby dress & petticoat (Charles Thomas McClung); framed sampler, 1834 (Margaret McClung); gray baby cape, ca. 1875 (Charles Thomas McClung), Cowan, McClung & Co. yard stick; Red Cross head piece (Mrs. Charles M. Thomas); ivory comb (Margaret McClung); 95 Tennessee automobile license plates, 1936-1986; 11 Knoxville automobile plates, 1952-1960; beaten biscuit table; 2 bricks from Chisholm Tavern site; TVA 50th anniversary Coca-Cola bottle, 1983. + recd. July 11, 2002: Concord Yacht Club ‘The Burgee’ flag designed by Harold Carl Frincke, Sr., Commodore from 1957-1959; Tennessee Centennial spoon, 1897; Russian Olympic pins; TNT pin (girls social club at West High School) of Alix Frincke Dempster; QT pin (girls social club at Tyson Junior High School, 1951-1953) of Alix Frincke Dempster; 1982 World’s Fair silver coin and small gold medallion were included in Tennessee Baskets, Inc. (owned by Alix Dempster and Betty C. Salisbury) + silver World’s Fair flame logo necklace; Knoxville Utilities Board (Miller’s Building) mug, ca. 2000. March 2002 Men’s Cotillion paper

Gift of Frincke & Dempster.


  • Creation: 1834-2002

Conditions Governing Access

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


8 boxes

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