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Eliza R. Moore Fain Bible, 1870 (Gift of Kathleen Franklin Todd)

 Collection
Identifier: FB 0047
Scope and Contents Family Bible given to Eliza R. Fain by her mother M.A. Moore, 1870. Eliza Ruth Moore married George Alexander Fain on July 21, 1854. Eliza R. Fain left the Bible to her daughter Kittie Rice Fain in November 1900. Eleven CDVs of Fain family members were found with the Bible. They were photocopied and the originals are in the box with the Bible. Subjects in CDVs include: Mrs. Eliza R. Fain and Mattie, Minnie Fain, Mrs. M.A. Moore, Belle Fain, and E.R. Fain.
Dates: 1870

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Van Deventer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.
Dates: 1820s-1970s