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Alex Haley letter to Patti Lindsay

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2020.008
Scope and Contents

1) Letter from Alex Haley to Patti Lindsay (Arts and Crafts Instructor of the Girls Club of Knoxville) re: his payment of $125 plus additional $25 for a carton of 50 cornshuck dolls sent to him previously. ALS. January 27, 1986. + envelope

2) copy of article on Alex Haley from December 19, 1985 Savannah (Ga.) Morning News

Dates: 1986

American Legion scrapbook, 1920s (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0172
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings about American Legion, many dated and identified.

Dates: 1925

Bert Vincent “Strolling” Scrapbook.

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Identifier: PAS 0032
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of Bert Vincent’s newspaper column “Strolling,” clipped without dates. Bert Vincent (1896-1974) was a regular newspaper columnist with the Knoxville News Sentinel from 1929 until his death.

Dates: undated

Church of the Brethren

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.060
Scope and Contents 1) Church of the Brethren, 1890, "Minutes, The Brethren’s Annual District Meeting, held at Pleasant View Church, Washington County, Tenn. Oct 31 & Nov. 1, 1890. Lists all delegates and their homes. Queries include, no candy wagons to solicit outside their meeting, foot washing self-government, wearing of gold and other dress code issues, codes for women of the church, regular business. Mentions Rev. Henry Sheets from Flat Rock, names churches and their contributions to debt of Choto...
Dates: 1890; 1972

City Association of Women’s Clubs scrapbook (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0171
Scope and Contents

Clippings of news articles about the Knoxville City Association of Women’s Clubs pasted into a scrapbook. Most articles have dates and newspaper identification. Some other pamphlets pasted in the book as well.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Democratic politics scrapbook, 1940. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0177
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.

Dates: 1940

Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.012
Scope and Contents

Invitation and program - Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary, 08/29/2021, Greeneville Tenn. "Putting the icing on the cake" A Re-inactment Wedding Ceremony of Miss Catharine Dickson to Dr. Alexander Williams. The event was a fund raiser to put shutters on the mansion. Includes newspaper article recapping event.

Dates: 2021

“Do You Remember The Knoxville Reds” newspaper article

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.007
Scope and Contents

Clipping from Knoxville Sentinel titled “Do You Remember The Knoxville Reds, This City’s Crack Baseball Team of the Eighties?” Thompson photograph of 1883/1884 team with players identified below. The article appeared in the 30 April 1922 edition of the Knoxville Sentinel.

Dates: 1922

Fain Family Papers and Documents (Gift of Kathleen Franklin Todd)

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Identifier: MSC 0942
Scope and Contents Fain Family material inherited by Kathleen (Kathy) Franklin Todd. Includes newspapers, record books for the Franklin Bible Class of New Providence Presbyterian Church in Maryville, Tenn., deeds and other legal documents, portraits of Eliza Ruth Moore Fain and George Alexander Fain, the scrapbook of Ollie Lee Fain Franklin (souvenir cards, birthday cards, illustrations, and Confederate States of American $20 bill pasted into back; plus unsigned watercolor), and 1904 pocket business diary of...
Dates: 1860s-1910s

Frederick S. Heiskell Scrapbook

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Identifier: PAS 0026
Scope and Contents

The Frederick. S. Heiskell Scrapbook contains political clippings, also a broadside by Heiskell & Brown, printers of the “Knoxville Register,” of the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.

Dates: 19th century

Friends of the Knox County Public Library BookFest

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Identifier: MSC 0984
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various documents related to the Friends of the Library Book and Author Dinner in 1988 and BookFest of 1991 and 1992 including lists of authors, schedules, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper article clippings.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

F.S. Heiskell scrapbook of clippings (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0181
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings (primarily New York papers) pasted into scrapbook. Very few dates or source identifications. Pasted under subject headings: “Anecdotes - Amusing, Wit, Etc.” “Poetry - Humorous, Etc.” “Poetry - Moral and Select” “Historical” “Stories - Romantic, Etc.” “Remarkable” “Religious, Moral, Etc.” “Statistics” “Scientific” “About Statesmen, Etc.” “Cures - Household Affairs, Recipes, Etc.” “Miscellaneous” “Political” “Piscatory”

Dates: 1876 - 1898

George Franklin Barber Collection (Gift of Michael and Carolyn Dufano)

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Identifier: MSC 0438
Scope and Contents This collection contains magazines, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, order forms, and other ephemera related to George Franklin Barber home catalogs. Material in this collection is dated 1893-1906 with several undated and missing items. Boxes 1-3 contain issues of American Homes, a monthly journal “devoted to planning, building, and beautifying the home” published in Knoxville, Tenn through American Homes Publishing Co. Box 4 contains catalogs and...
Dates: 1888 - 1906; undated

George Franklin Campbell and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell Family Bible. Ca. 1888. Gift of Anne Goddard Jones.

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Identifier: FB 0066
Scope and Contents

Family Bible of George Franklin Campbell (1861-1914) and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell (1862-1933). Holy Bible printed by A. J. Holman & Co., Philadelphia, 1888. + folder of loose items from the Bible including one mourning card, several photographs, and clippings.

Dates: Publication: 1888

George R. Dempster Scrapbooks.

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Identifier: PAS 0012
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks1940s-1954 (some gaps), mostly newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1940 - 1954

Giffin Family Bible

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Identifier: FB 0052
Scope and Contents

Family Bible of the Giffin Family (G. W. L. Giffin). Also includes Martha Frances McFall McDonald (Mrs. William McDonald). The Holy Bible. Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co. ca. 1890. Also, folder with copies of Bible entries, copies of census records, William McDonald’s transcribed obituary (Knoxville News-Sentinel, April 2, 2003), and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Publication: 1890

Jane Gray Buchanan Photograph Collection. Travels. Gift of Jane Gray Buchanan

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Identifier: PC 0090a
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white photographs by Jane Gray Buchanan taken during travels throughout the world. Includes four articles about the artist and her husband, Joel Buchanan.

Locations include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Florida, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Massachusetts, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tennessee, and Utah.

Dates: 1990s-2000s

Jeanne Barkley Papers

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Identifier: MSC 0949
Scope and Contents Alice Jeanne Barkley, most often referred to as Jeanne Barkley, was born in White Pine, Tennessee on October 3, 1918, but moved to Knoxville at 18 where she would spend the rest of her life. Jeanne attended Knoxville Business College and the University of Tennessee. After her first job at Lawson McGhee Library, she worked for 40 years in the Alumni Affairs office of UTK. Jeanne kept in touch with many UTK alum as well as her siblings Marvin, H.D., and Elizabeth. Miss Barkley died in July 31,...
Dates: 1937 - 1985

Knox County officials welcome the Annual Convention of the Tennessee Federation of Labor, May 29, 1941 (Advertisement with photographs)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.123
Scope and Contents

One page from newspaper, photographs of Knox County officials including Cas Walker.

Dates: 1941

Knoxville Film Council scrapbook. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0175
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, letters, and ephemera about the organization and activities of the Knoxville Film Council. Some clippings dated and identified.

The Film Council was a subcommittee under the umbrella of the Committee for Public Understanding organized in the Spring of 1947. The Film Council first met October 20, 1947.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Knoxville magazine articles and newspaper special sections 1930s.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2016.012
Scope and Contents

Knoxville magazine articles and newspaper special sections 1930s

Dates: 1930-1940

Knoxville News Sentinel Photographs and Clippings

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Identifier: PC 0105
Scope and Contents

Photographs and clippings selected from the Knoxville News Sentinel files weeded from their morgue; these files covered only a part of the alphabet where space was needed; the files have been heavily weeded through the years before these later files were weeded and given to McClung Collection. Photographs were kept based on quality and continuing interest.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Loye W. Miller, Sr. (1899-1979) Papers

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Identifier: MSC 0977
Scope and Contents Material from Loye W. Miller’s time at Knoxville News-Sentinel. 1 box of papers including: newspaper clippings, news stories and articles written by Loye W. Miller, Articles about Loye W. Miller, Sr., The Knoxville News Sentinel, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, support of the “Open City” (desegregation), Correspondence including one letter from Governor Frank W. Clement about pending legislation strengthening segregation. Oversized items: 14”x19.5” retirement card drawn by...
Dates: 1899 - 1979

Mrs. Amanda Park McTeer scrapbook, 1850s-1890s. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0174
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings pasted in scrapbook, most undated. Spine detached. Written in pencil inside front cover “Scrap Book made by Mrs. Amanda (Park) McTeer, Family records, etc.”

Dates: 1880s-1890s

Mrs. Leon Adler scrapbook of newspaper clippings (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0176
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence. Newspapers clippings mainly undated. Focus mainly on Red Cross and Knoxville Women’s Club.

Dates: 1934 - 1942

Newspaper clippings and photographs, Tommy Ford

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.135
Scope and Contents

Documents his career in sports as a baseball player and later manager of the American Legion Club

Dates: 1930s-1960s

Newspaper clippings on Tennessee Ernie Ford, Carl Story, and the Country Playhouse

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.148
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings on Tennessee Ernie Ford, Carl Story, and the Country Playhouse from WROL radio on two loose pages from a scrapbook.

Dates: unknown

Scrapbook of Confederate Civil War clippings.

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Identifier: PAS 0027
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Confederate Civil War clippings.

Dates: 1860s

Scrapbook of History and Travel Clippings, 1889-1927

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Identifier: PAS 0173
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of History and Travel Clippings, 1889-1927; two small paintings, photographs, sketches in loose material in the back of the scrapbook

Dates: 1889 - 1927

Tohopeka Chapter Year Book

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.045
Scope and Contents

Knoxville, Tohopeka Chapter, U.S. Daughters-1812, Year Book, 1937-38. Tied wrap covers, 15 typed, heavy bond paper pages. Officers, committees, and summaries of all meetings for the year. Officers include Miss Elizabeth Taliaferrio of Loudon, Mrs. Albert Lyon Craig, Miss Nannie Lee Hicks. Members include Mrs. E. E. Patton, Mrs. Charles S. Rader. Includes a March 25, 1938 newspaper clipping of the announcement of Mrs. Hayes’ election as president.

Dates: 1937 - 1938