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3 mid-19th century portrait photographs

Identifier: SPC 2016.024
Scope and Contents Ann Lizzie Fisher (photographer T. N. Thurman, Athens, Tenn.) ; Eva Taylor (Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn/) (no photographer identified); S. Tomlinson, Cincinnati; S. Tomlinson (Photographed by Leo Weingarten, Cincinnati, Ohio) (inscribed “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Fisher, August 1st, 1873”)
Dates: 1870 - 1880

6th Ohio U. S. Volunteers Camp Site

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

Airplane Filling Station photographs and blueprints. (Gift of Mrs. Elmer Nickle)

Identifier: APD 0028
Scope and Contents Material on the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway (near Callahan Road), built in 1929 by Henry and Elmer Nickle. Collection includes: original 5x7” photograph of the Airplane Filling Station; one 11x14” copy photograph of Airplane Filling Station (with Henry & Elmer Nickle); 193_ estimate from Cockrum Lumber Company (materials to build Airplane Filling Station); September 6, 1998 article by Barbara Asbury in Knoxville News-Sentinel with photograph and caption about Airplane...
Dates: 1920s-1930s

Allen R. Coggins North Knoxville Family Photos

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

Anchorage Restaurant and Marina photograph, ca. 1950. Gift of Richard J. Carroll, Jr.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.003
Scope and Contents Aerial photograph of the Anchorage Restaurant and Marina and Cate’s Bridge, ca. 1950. Restaurant was owned by Stuart McCroskey (later sold to ______ Creech, and later it burned). Located on Knox and Blount County line. Provides view of the railroad bridge and Cate’s Bridge; Jewish Country Club was located on the hill above the restaurant. Riverlake Lodge Motel was out of photograph, to the right.
Dates: circa 1950

Archival copy negatives of panoramic photographs (made from Thompson panoramic photographs)

Identifier: PC 0083
Scope and Contents 8"x10” b&w copy negatives of panoramic photographs. Copy negs made by Gamma Photo in Chicago, 1/1999.
Dates: 1999

Barber and McMurry Collection

Identifier: PC 0009
Scope and Contents Barber and McMurry Collection contains 3 boxes of photographs + 5 large boxes containing renderings & photographs of selected projects
Dates: 1916 - 1940

Barry Spann artwork presentation

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

Bristol photographs

Identifier: QSPC 2020.004
Scope and Contents Three black-and-white photographs taken in Bristol, Tenn mounted on boards. The frames were removed and mats were damaged. Two mats have photographer’s mark “Boy’s Studio Bristol, Tenn.”Photo 1: Group of Red Cross workers outside Six women with coats and scarves, hats with Red Cross emblem on front. One man with Red Cross arm band. Photo 2: Group of soldiers with Red Cross workers outside in street. Automobile to left of photo. Photo 3: Closer view of soldiers with Red Cross...
Dates: 1910s

Busch family photos.

Identifier: SPC 2019.095
Scope and Contents Nine photographs plus printouts of news articles about Busch family. Identified photos include: --two photos of Busch family inside jewelry store, --two portraits of S. Harry Busch, --exterior of Royal Jewelers (504 S Gay Street), --A. K. Club Third Annual Ball (04/05/1937)
Dates: 1930 - 1939

Craig/Candoro Marble Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0359
Scope and Contents Craig/Candoro Marble Company material: Deeds, contracts, records, and other business papers of John J. Craig, the John J. Craig Company, and the Candoro Marble Company. Subjects include: John J. Craig Candoro Marble Co. Great Bend Marble Co. Photographs John J. Craig Company Lucy Cage Craig W. J. Donaldson Model Garage Co. Albert L. Craig Greystone Marble Co. Lillie and W. C. Crouch Westmoreland Heights George Meddlin W. A. Neubert family property
Dates: 1883 - 1984

David Thomas Kirk.

Identifier: MSC 0730
Scope and Contents David Thomas Kirk: personal journals, family photograph album, newspaper clippings etc. 1899-1959. Kirk was a Methodist minister, farmer and house builder. Details of life in Bybee, Cocke County, Tenn. 2 boxes.
Dates: 1899-1959

Dent/Mitchell Family Collection

Identifier: MSC 0955
Scope and Contents Photographs (many unidentified) and ephemera of the Dent Mitchell Family. Includes items related to Henry Minor Dent, Sr., Henry Minor Dent, Jr., Dorothy Mitchell Hale, Fannie Hale, and others. Yearbooks (1937, 1938, 1940) from Dobyns-Bennett High School (Kingsport Tenn.) Photographs and ephemera from University of Tennessee and Delta Tau Delta fraternity (1940s). Handwritten 1902 recipe book by Fannie Hale.
Dates: 1880 - 1949

Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009.

Identifier: MM.2019.020
Scope and Contents Ed Westcott: Capturing History. Award Nomination for ETHS 2009. Includes a copy of the book “Through the Lens of Ed Westcott: A Photographic History of World War II’s Secret City” letters of commendation, newspaper articles, photographs.
Dates: 2009

Edwards family photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.099
Scope and Contents Four photographs of Edwards family members of Tennessee, Minnesota, and Michigan. (1 photograph 7x5 inches) (3 photographs 6.5x4.25 inches) Amelia Edwards (dad’s sister) (Murdock, Knoxville TN); 3 relatives in MN and MI
Dates: unknown

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

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

Four photos from the papers of Ms. F. Ruth Fulton.

Identifier: SPC 2020.024
Scope and Contents 1) Black-and-white family group portrait, unidentified. Outdoors next to building. “Aug. 19, 1937” written in pencil on back. 3.25” x 5”2) Black-and-white portrait. Two young children, unidentified. Undated. Mounted on board. Embossed on board at bottom “Weiser. 119 1/2 Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn.” George Weiser was a photographer in Knoxville at that address 1893-1903 according to the city directory. 4” x 5.5” photo on 5” x 7” board. 3) Black-and-white...
Dates: unknown

Fritz Staub House

Identifier: SPC 2021.002
Scope and Contents Photograph of front of house. 850 Temple Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn.

Home of Fritz Staub (1861-1934), son of Peter Staub, founder of Staub’s Opera House/Theatre in Knoxville, Tenn. in October 1872.
Dates: unknown

George F. Barber Collection

Identifier: MSC 0353
Scope and Contents George F. Barber Collection Inventory, available. Scope: Personal and business papers, correspondence, photographs, patent documents, and writings of George F. Barber and his architectural firms. Collection contains original drawings, sketches, studies, scrapbooks, artifacts, house plans, original illustrated catalogues published by George F. Barber and Co., Barber & Kluttz, and Barber & Boardman, original letterhead and related papers, and information about Barber Houses, collectibles,...
Dates: 1874 - 1913

Hand-made Christmas cards with original photographs.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.102
Scope and Contents Hand-made Christmas cards with original photographs. Made by Knoxville artist Christopher Terry.
Dates: undated

Harriman Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.104
Scope and Contents SPC 2019.104.001 Front: Black-and-white photo of Trenton Street in Harriman, Tenn. Key City Hotel (118-122 Trenton Street, corner Carter) on corner. Back: Stamped with “Views of Harriman: Geo. W. Morgan, View __________” written on line after “View” in pen “Trenton St.”SPC 2019.104.002 Front: Black-and-white photo of African-American man sitting on porch eating watermelon. Back: Written in ink “Tom Wheeler in Front of ‘Peachtree Cottage’ - Harriman, Tenn.” Stamped...
Dates: unknown

Harry T. Burn Papers

Identifier: MSC 0255
Scope and Contents Includes legal records; material about women’s suffrage, 1920. + One folder of 6 photographs (5 pcs.--one 8x10 has 2 images on it) of Harry T. Burn and a set of files on the CBS television story (The American Parade) featuring Mr. Burn in 1974. 26 photographs of Rockwood, taken by Steinwehr. One box of Harry T. Burn suffrage material, including letter from Mama, telegrams, and related material. Removed from that box and placed in a separate box (Nov. 2007): 2...
Dates: 1919 - 1974

Hiram Rogers Collection

Identifier: MSC 0946
Scope and Contents Materials related to zinc mines in East Tennessee, includes photographs, slides, business records, maps, scholarly papers, artifacts, and ore samples.
Dates: 1930 - 2004

Interstate 40 photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.100
Scope and Contents Aerial photographs of Interstate 40 interchanges when newly finished. Six photos-- Westhills--Bearden, Papermill Road, Campbell Station Road , Cedar Bluff Road, Lovell Road, Mabry Hood Road.
Dates: unknown

James E. Thompson Photograph Albums

Identifier: PC 0089
Scope and Contents Four albums of Thompson photographs, with b&w prints mounted on linen. Three albums of Great Smoky Mountains photographs and one of Knoxville scenes and businesses. These were rescued from the Thompsons building after a fire in the 1950s by Alva Harmon, a Knoxville Fire Dept. chief. The albums were slightly scorched and damaged by the fire and were given to Mr. Harmon by the Thompsons.Albums removed from binding and foldered in boxes by album. Box 1: Photographs of the Smokies -...
Dates: 1930-1950

James E. Thompson Photograph Albums re: streetcar tracks, ca. 1904-1905.

Identifier: PAS 0044
Scope and Contents Album of photographs taken by James E. Thompson, ca. 1904-1905, of the construction of streetcar tracks in Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn. 1 album (90 leaves, 720 photographs). Backs of photographs are identified with job number, date, job location.
Dates: 1904-1905

James Park House (interior)

Identifier: SPC 2020.025
Scope and Contents Black-and-white photograph of James Park House (interior) the home of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine. Located at 422 West Cumberland Avenue. Photo of meeting room with fireplace at front and rows of chairs. Written on front “Christmas 1953 The Platto”
Dates: 1953

Jane Gray Buchanan Collection (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0645
Scope and Contents Genealogical files of Jane Gray Buchanan. Primarily on the Thompson family. + 2 boxes of research and photographs for “Early Inns and Taverns of East Tennessee”
Dates: 1965 - 1984

Jane Gray Buchanan Photograph Collection. Early inns & taverns of East Tennessee, and selected other photographs

Identifier: PC 0090
Scope and Contents Photographs by Jane Gray Buchanan. Early Inns & Taverns of East Tennessee: Devault, Amis, Hickman, Hale Springs, Roper. Shields Station, Netherland [includes John Netherland desk], and Chester Inn. Also: Cades Cove Chapel; Tennessee scenics; Key West, Florida; and Casa Bepi, Italy.Box 1: (13) black & white photographs + advert for Buchanan Art in 6 folders: Inns and Taverns: Devault, Amis, Hickman, Hale Springs, Roper. Shields Station, Netherland, Chester. Exterior and...
Dates: 1990s

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

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