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Russell W. Hanlon , Jr., Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0268

Scope and Contents

Includes scrapbook of Russell W. Hanlon, Sr. (1894-1963), on Knoxville Automobile Club, Great Smoky Mountains, tourism, ca. 1920s-mid-1930s which includes information on Great Smoky Mountain Industries. Collection also includes photographs (Hanlon and McCoy families, David C. Chapman, Elkmont, Tenn., Gatlinburg, Knoxville, work by William J. McCoy, etc.); postcards; Knoxville High School Voice, 1912 and 1913; stamps; manuscripts material, including W.G. Brownlow and Oliver Temple/ Scotia Calpurnia Hume Temple papers, 1849-1884. Henry Knox document (March 21, 1791) + vintage engraving of Knox. Postcards and photographs of Russell Hanlon, Sr., WWI, France. + oversize box of “Farley’s Follies” complete sheets of unsevered panes, USA postage stamps, Scott Catalog #752-771, issued March 15, 1935; 1937 gold embossed post office inspector ID card with James A. Farley signature (recd. June 1999). + free franked cover from William Blount to Major George Rutledge, no date [1790s?], In 1999 Mr. Hanlon purchased the Bean Family Papers, 1789-1817, for the McClung Historical Collection album of laser photocopies of photographs, etc., in memory of Russell Hanlon, Jr.’s grandmother Elizabeth Day McCoy Haynes.


  • 1789-1817; 1849-1884; 1920-1940

Conditions Governing Access

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


9 boxes

Language of Materials



*Franklin D. Roosevelt and the stamps of the United States, 1933-45* by Baur, Brian C. in Box 5 with stamps which are identified in this volume.

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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