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6th Ohio U. S. Volunteers Camp Site

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Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”
Dates: 1898-1899

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society + 1 folder copies of articles about Market Square from library files and resources.

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Identifier: MM.2018.016
Scope and Contents 128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Dates: 2008

1911 Appalachian Exposition medallion

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
Scope and Contents Artifact 2012.002 Appalachian Exposition brass medallion. Knoxville, Tenn. 1911 (Sept. 11 - Oct. 1). Pictures sheaf of wheat, agricultural tools and wording on front; United States flag on back. 1 1/2” diameter, 2 small loops on the top. 1 pc.
Dates: 1911

1921 Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Catalogs and Presentation to the Library Program

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Identifier: MSC 0952
Scope and Contents Includes Laura Luttrell’s annotated printed catalog of the original gift from Barbara Adair McClung of her husband’s, Calvin M. McClung, personal library to create the McClung Collection. One copy of original printed catalog with circa 2018 inventory updates. One unmarked copy of original printed catalog. One folder with circa 2018 updates to original catalog of missing items.One copy of Presentation of Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection...
Dates: 1921

1921 Department of Treasury information booklet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.091
Scope and Contents Booklet sent to East Tennessee National Bank customers about the United States Treasury Department
Dates: 1921

1981 Animal Shelter Calendar (Paul Fogarty)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.088
Scope and Contents Paul Fogerty was a cartoonist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. The calendar features his cartoons, primarily with his character Jo Jo.
Dates: 1981

1982 World’s Fair construction hard hat.

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.006
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair hard hat with logo.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Pop-Up Advertisement Card

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.002
Scope and Contents An advertisement card from the 1982 World’s Fair with a 3D pop-up scene depicting the Sunsphere, State of Tennessee Amphitheatre, and the United States pavilion.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Sneak Preview Pass

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.014
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair Sunsphere Attraction Sneak Preview ticket no. 049440. Good only for April 30, 1982. Price $1.50. Orange ticket with image of Sunsphere and fireworks.
Dates: 1982

Allen R. Coggins North Knoxville Family Photos

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Identifier: SPC 2019.111
Scope and Contents -8 black & white photos of family members with identifications, mostly taken on Oklahoma Avenue. 1920s-1940s

-Group black & white photo of Local 457 International Woodworkers of America, Knoxville Tennessee November 15, 1946.
Dates: 1920s-1940s

Andy Hurst; Files on Knoxville area Artists.

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Identifier: MSC 0524
Scope and Contents Andy Hurst; Files on Knoxville area Artists. Compiled while he was working on art and frame restoration projects for works by these artists. Also includes some information on works that he did conservation work on.
Dates: 1980-1015

Appalachian Exposition 1911 small leather purse

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.011
Scope and Contents Small leather purse with metal kisslock frame and chain for handle. ‘Appalachian Exposition 1911’ handwritten on one side; ‘Eva’ handwritten on the other side.
Dates: 1911

Appalachian Exposition B. P. O. E. pin

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.003
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition B.P.O.E. pin, 1910. Copper metal pin with Tennessee-shaped top (embossed: ’B.P.O.E. Knoxville 160. Detroit Reunion 1910) linked to rectangular embossed bottom With AE in white, ‘Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn.’ ‘COME TO KNOXVILLE IN 1910’ and elk head at lower right. B.P.O.E. = Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (also know as Elks Lodge). On back: Greenduck Co., Chicago. C clasp on back. Overall size of both parts: 2 1/4 x 2” 1 pc. artifact.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition Company Stock Certificate, 1910.

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Identifier: MM.1983.005
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition Company stock certificate to J. P. Roddy. 5 shares. September 1, 1910. (Photocopy) National Conservation Exposition Company stock certificate to J. P. Roddy. 5 shares. May 4, 1913.()Photocopy)
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition creamer

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.004
Scope and Contents Artifact 2014.004 White earthenware creamer (finish is crackled), with AE (Appalachian Exposition) emblem in blue and gold on the front and “Knoxville, 1910” on the back. No maker’s mark. Crack on front. Gold decoration on front and back.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition cup

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.003
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn. Red glass cup with clear glass bottom (patterned) and handle. Gold lettering and on rim.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition daily programme, Sept. 29 [1910]. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.011
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition daily programme, Sept. 29 [1910]. Chattanooga Day. Exposition information. Racy Kream Co. ad for ice cream on front. 1 pc. (ephemera)
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition pennant

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.002
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition pennant. Red, white and blue felt sewn together and gold glitter design and words ‘Knoxville, Tenn. 1910 Souvenir.’ Round disk of paper in center with photograph of the Administration Building and the words ‘Appalachian Exposition Sep. 12 to Oct. 12, 1910.’ (Paper is creased)
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2013.001
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition sterling spoon with “Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tennessee” on the bowl around a likeness of the main exposition building. Tennessee state seal on the handle. 1 pc. artifacts. 1910 or 1911.
Dates: 1910 - 1911

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.001
Scope and Contents Silver spoon stamped ‘Appalachian Exposition’ on handle. Shell-shaped bowl. C. D. Kenny Co. stamped on back handle.
Dates: 1910 - 1911

Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center)

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Identifier: APD 0027
Scope and Contents Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing. (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center) “The site of the Holston Treaty, Volunteer Landing was destined to become a waterfront destination that residents and visitors of Knoxville could enjoy daily. In 1988, a Waterfront Task Force was established to study and develop recommendations for the protection, enhancement, and development of the seven-mile stretch of waterfront space along the Tennessee River. One of the Task...
Dates: 1995 - 2007

Architectural Plans for the Custom House, now East Tennessee History Center

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Identifier: APD 0040
Scope and Contents Plans for the original Custom House and for alterations and addition (1979-2005) all of which were done by Barber & McMurry.
Dates: 1979 - 2005

Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office (Photocopies from the National Archives) (sheet 10 only)

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Identifier: APD 0014
Scope and Contents Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office. (Photocopies from the National Archives) (Sheet 10, Elevation of the Prince Street (west) side of the Custom House
Dates: 1874

Architectural plans for the residence of Mr. N. E. Logan (copies) (Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Samples)

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Identifier: APD 0002
Scope and Contents Architectural plans for the residence of Mr. N. E. Logan, Lyons View, 1929. Frank O. Barber, architect. 5 sheets ( ground floor, first floor, second floor, garden front & north front elevations, east end and west end elevations). Photocopies.
Dates: 1929

“Arrows to Atoms” mail train

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Identifier: SPC 2020.002
Scope and Contents Set of black & white negatives of “Arrows to Atoms” mail train. Photographs printed in McClung darkroom. Also includes copies of newspaper articles about the mail train.A horse and wagon mail train that originated in Knoxville (Tenn.) 28 July 1958. It was intended to go to Los Angeles by special approval of the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the overland mail delivery which was discontinued in the early 1860s. The plan was not successful and the mail train hit trouble in...
Dates: 1961

Barber and McMurry Architectural Records (through 1959)

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Identifier: APD 0030
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings of Barber & McMurry Architects, Knoxville, through 1959. The plans and some renderings are available. Specifications were not provided. Plans are arranged in these groups: General 208; Churches 121; Residences 376; Schools 133; Total 838 Charles I. Barber (1887-1962) was the son of Knoxville architect George Franklin Barber. Charles was born in Dekalb, Illinois shortly before the family removed to Knoxville. He attended the Baker-Himel School in Knoxville and attended...
Dates: 1915 - 1959

Barry Spann artwork presentation

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.103
Scope and Contents Ephemera of the September 6, 2012 presentation of two paintings by Barry Spann to the Howard H. Baker Jr. United States Courthouse. Includes invitation to the event, information sheet on the paintings, nomination for East Tennessee Historical Society 2011 Award of Excellence (for the research of the background of the artwork in the Courthouse), and photos of the Barry Spann artwork in the Courthouse.
Dates: 2012

“Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.001
Scope and Contents “Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token, on verso “West End ST. R .R./ ONE FARE”. Knoxville Journal 11-29-1938. The token was the same size as later tokens but one cent cheaper. Used on the mule or horse drawn streetcars. West Knoxville was a separate incorporated town from 1888 until 1897. “The Battle of Fort Saunders” (as spelled on the token) was commemorated on the West End car line fare, the only line of which approached the historic battlefield, which was all of...
Dates: 1890 - 1900

Baumann & Baumann Architectural Plans

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Identifier: APD 0007
Scope and Contents Albert B. Baumann (1861-1942), architect, son of William and Catherine (Schneider) Baumann, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. William Baumann (1813-1875) came to America with his parents about 1835 and in 1837 married Catherine Schneider, whose family had emigrated from Germany around the same time. The young couple went to Savannah, Georgia, where William Baumann was a ship designer and builder. Then they returned to East Tennessee; one son, Joseph F., was born in 1844 in Tellico Plains...
Dates: 1890s-1950s

Bell Laundry Pamphlet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.001
Scope and Contents Pamphlet advertising Bell Laundry. The laundry was in business in Knoxville 1906-1928.
Dates: 1906 - 1928