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Andy Hurst; Files on Knoxville area Artists.

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

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

Catherine Wiley Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0253
Scope and Contents Includes a small collection of manuscripts and photographs; works on paper: ink drawings and pastels; hand-made greeting cards; personal scrapbook of clippings created by the artist; Medals from the Appalachian Exposition; publications and catalogs related to the artist, including University of Tennessee Volunteer yearbooks for the years Catherine was assisting with the artwork for the publication, 1907, 1910, 1914,1917 Catherine’s palette. The artist’s easel and folding chair (ca. 1910) are...
Dates: 1900-1926

Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts

Identifier: SPC 2020.026
Scope and Contents Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts. Left to right: unknown, Patricia Neal, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, Mary Costa, Patricia Howard. December 3, 1993.

Includes article from Knoxville News-Sentinel about opening.
Dates: 1993

Historic Morristown by Wendy Leedy

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.108
Scope and Contents Collage of pen-and-ink drawings of buildings in Morristown Crockett Museum 1796 Main Street 1912 Southern Railway Station 1915 East High School City Hall Mill at Panther Springs Peavine Railroad 1890 People’s Grocery Virginia Hotel 1865 Morristown Fairgrounds 1906 Tate Store - Panther Springs 1870
Dates: 2000

Ida Jolly Crawley (1867-1946) Journal June 8, 1893 to November 8, 1898.

Identifier: MM.2013.022
Scope and Contents Entries begin with leaving Knoxville to attend the Columbian Exposition/World’s Fair in Chicago Last entry for her 31st birthday Nov. 15, 1898. Ida Jolly Crawley (1867-1946) was born in Pond Creek, Tennessee. In addition to being an artist, she was also a writer, lecturer, and amateur anthropologist. She founded the Crawley Museum of Art and Archaeology in her home on Park Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina. She studied at the Corcoran Art School in Washington, D. C. and in Germany and Paris....
Dates: 1893 - 1898

James W. Wallace landscape painting

Identifier: Artifact 2018.005
Scope and Contents Wallace Painting: James Wiley Wallace (Tennessee, 1852-1921) oil on canvas pastoral landscape depicting sheep at grazing on a hillside. Signed " J. W. Wallace" and dated "1903" lower right.Biography – James Wiley Wallace played a prominent role in Knoxville's artistic and civic scenes at the turn of the 20th century. He had no fewer than 16 original works exhibited at the 1910 Appalachian Exposition of Fine Art in Knoxville in addition to 7 monotypes. In addition to being an artist...
Dates: 1903

Jim Gray notecards (set of 10)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.087
Scope and Contents Ten notecards released by the Jim Gray Gallery in Gatlinburg (Tenn.) Images include: “Sunning” “High Autumn Ridges” “Gothic Arches” “Afternoon Light” “Heron in Flight” “High in the Smokies” “Cloud Shadows” “Red Tailed Hawk” “Ridge Light” “I Look to the Hills”
Dates: undated

Louis E. Jones etchings

Identifier: Artifact 2018.009
Scope and Contents Group of three (3) Louis Jones (1878-1958, American/Tennessee) drypoint etchings, depicting landscapes in the Smoky Mountains. Each pencil signed, titled and dated. Titles include: In the Great Smokies/1940, An Old Mountain Bridge/1940 and Little Cabin in the Smokies/1937. Etchings range in size from 4" H x 4 7/8" W to 4 3/8" H x 47/8" W. All housed in a contemporary 3-part frame, 8 1/4" H x 6" W, each frame. Note: Jones was an Impressionist painter from Woodstock, New York and...
Dates: 1937 - 1940

“National Academy of Design. To Lloyd Branson, Antique School, First Prize, 1875.”

Identifier: Artifact 2012.005
Scope and Contents National Academy of Design first-prize silver medal awarded to Lloyd Branson, 1875. The medal was designed by William Barber, chief engraver of the U.S. Mint, and cast by the U.S. Mint for the National Academy of Design in silver and in bronze. 2 1/2” diameter. Silver was given to the first-prize winner; bronze to the second. In leather case with blue satin lining, Tiffany & Co., New York. (Case is damaged; in two pieces.)
Dates: 1875

Slides from talks on East Tennessee artists, Catherine Wiley, Custom House and renovations, and paintings owned by the Tennessee State Museum

Identifier: PC 0058
Scope and Contents 1. Catherine Wiley slide show (51 slides, 3 sheets) 2. Catherine Wiley (1962 slides of paintings) 3. Catherine Wiley (June 1986 slides of paintings) (pre-restoration slides) 4. Knoxville and East Tennessee Artists (slide show) (76 slides) (list, some slides missing) 5. Knoxville Museum of Art exhibit, “A Gilded Age, Knoxville Artists, 1875-1925” SC co-curator, David Babelay, took slides with permission of KMA Jan. 1996 as exhibit closed 6. Copy slides of paintings from the Tennessee State...
Dates: 1962-1996

Sycamore Shoals pamphlet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.003
Scope and Contents An informative pamphlet about a 3’6” x 6’8” painting by Lloyd Branson titled “Sycamore Shoals” The painting depicts the departure on October 1, 1780 of the militia heading to King’s Mountain. A photo of the painting along with a description of its history is inside.
Dates: 1915

Three small paintings of the Great Smoky Mountains by Margaret Nine (1930- 2007) of Knoxville.

Identifier: Artifact 2013.007
Scope and Contents Three small paintings of the Great Smoky Mountains by Margaret Nine (1930- 2007) of Knoxville. Two of the Chimneys; one of the view from Morton Overlook. Ms. Nine was a Fellow of the National Association of Miniature Artisans and a member of the National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts. Her husband, Arthur DeForrest Nine, preceded her in death. Both are buried in Highland Cemetery, Knoxville.
Dates: undated