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Blount County Tenn. Land Grant and Deeds.

Identifier: QMM.2019.001
Scope and Contents Blount County Tenn. Land Grant #2529 to John Rider for 200 acres in 1812 signed by Willie Blount and survey #344 for this property (attached) dated 8 July 1807. Survey for 6 acres dated 16 July 1816 adjacent to 200 acre tract. Blount County Tenn. Deed for sale of tract 132 acres on Bakers Creek dated 6 December 1828 and original cover for the folded document. Receipt for registration of this deed dated 7 June 1831 signed by Jac. F. Foute. Settlement with heirs of Eli Johnson dated 29...
Dates: 1808; 1812; 1816; 1828; 1831; 1884

Coppock Account Books

Identifier: MM.2022.008
Scope and Contents

Two account books of Benjamin Coppock: 1) School Account Book for Maryville, Tenn. September 1877-August 1879. Lists pupil names. Cover separated from pages. 2) Family Account Book of B.S. and J.G. Coppock January 1878-August 1879. Also includes a postcard of "View from Main Street, showing Court House in front, College Buildings in rear, Maryville, Tenn." Postmarked January 6, 1911 from Jacksonville, Fla. To Mrs. B.S. Coppock, 1425 Bank St., So. Pasadena, Cal.

Dates: 1877 - 1879

Elijoy (Ellejoy) Baptist Church Minutes (Photocopies).

Identifier: MSC 0678
Scope and Contents

Elijoy (Ellejoy) Baptist Church Minutes, 1818-1878 (Photocopies of photostats bound into a book in the library collection) Transcribed by Betty Davis.

Dates: 1818-1878

Friendsville Academy Grade Report

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.019
Scope and Contents

Friendsville Academy grade report for Lizzie Harvey, dated October 26, 1888. Z.H. Dixon, principal.

Dates: 1888

Lewis Jones (Blount County) Documents

Identifier: MM.2020.002
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous documents related to Lewis Jones of Blount County (Tenn.) including deeds, documents of his standing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, receipt, James P Pearman and Matilda Linkliter (?) marriage license (1829)

Dates: 1803 - 1901

Maryville College notecards

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.127
Scope and Contents 1) Inside message cut out. Front: black & white drawing of Willard House Back: “THE BUILDINGS OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE #2; Maryville, Tennessee; Willard House, built 1890 to be the home of the president of the College, currently houses the alumni and development offices. G. David Campbell, Artist”2) Inside message “May you experience peace & joy this Christmas” signed Gerald & Rachel Gibson Front: black & white drawing of Fayerweather Hall Inside: “Built in...
Dates: unknown

Max Bell Webb Photograph Album.

Identifier: PAS 0169
Scope and Contents Max Bell Webb (Malone, New York) was employed as a draftsman by Alcoa and lived in Tenn. 1910-1917. He married Ruth Wilmarth in 1912. The couple lived in Tenn. The album includes meticulously labeled photographs of Alcoa workers and mountain scenes. The photographs are black-and-white of various sizes from 1.5 x 2.5 inches to 6.5 x 4.5 inches. The album probably documents life in Calderwood, the first base camp established by Alcoa in 1910 north of Maryville in Blount County. The community...
Dates: 1910 - 1917

The Clark Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0901
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, photographs, documents of John Monroe Clark (1868-1950) of Blount County, Tennessee and the allied families of Cates, Brabson, Foute and Pinkerton. John Monroe Clark was a successful banker, civic leader, businessman, and an active participant in the movement to create the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was instrumental in preserving and maintaining Clark’s Grove Cemetery and operated a large farm in Blount County. Other important individuals in the...
Dates: 1850-present

Will Parham photographs of Blount County, East Tennessee and North Carolina

Identifier: PC 0031
Scope and Contents

Will Parham photographs of Blount County (6 folders), East Tennessee and North Carolina. Also includes some non-photograph material and negatives. Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County.

Dates: 1920 - 1940