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

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

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

Arnold Schwarzbart Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0576
Scope and Contents The collection includes documents, photographs, posters, printings plates, architectural plans, and artifacts.
Dates: 1951 - 2015

Arrowmont postcards

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.003
Scope and Contents Five unused postcards featuring Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 1) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard Mural 2) Arrowmont Red Barn 3) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard 4) Windgate Center for Wood 5) Arrowmont Woodturned Totems
Dates: unknown

“Arrows to Atoms” mail train

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

Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga (ribbon for badge)

Identifier: Artifact 2010.002
Scope and Contents Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, 1905 (ribbon for badge).
Dates: 1905

Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book

Identifier: Artifact 2011.001
Scope and Contents Artifact 2011.001.01 Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1930). Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge is in small typeface with about sixty words per page in twelve lines in 129 pages. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1930), and Washington’s Farewell Address (1932). The miniature books in this collection were created by the Kingsport Press...
Dates: 1930

Autograph book and diary of Jennie Boyd Ramsey

Identifier: MM.2019.064
Scope and Contents Autograph book(1882-1887) and diary (1885) of Jennie Boyd Ramsey (1865-1955). The diary documents her first foray as a school teacher in Possum Valley southeast Knox County. A segment of Old Possum Valley Road still exists along the Fort Loudon Lake just south of the Cove at Concord. Otherwise it has pretty much vanished, partly under the Fort Loudon Lake. Jennie and her friend had to travel to Unitia in Loudon County to get her teaching certificate for her new position at Shady Grove. A...
Dates: 1882 - 1887

Barbara Alexander Turner photo album

Identifier: SPC 2019.097
Scope and Contents Photo album of Barbara Alexander Turner during her time as a student at Powell Valley High School (Claiborne County, Tenn.) ca. 1926-1929. Ms. Turner was born in Claiborne County in 1912 and died in Savannah, Ga. in 2000. Very few of the photographs are identified. Only IDs are Herman Wells and Barbara.
Dates: 1926-1929

Barbara Jean Small Scrapbook of Valentines

Identifier: PAS 0057
Scope and Contents Barbara Jean Small scrapbook of Valentines, ca. 1930s. (Album in poor condition; cards generally good condition). + 1934 birthday postcard to Barbara Jean Small, Athens, Tenn. + July 26, 1948 membership receipt, Mrs. H. Lynn Small, Athens, Tenn., to Volunteer Electric Cooperative.
Dates: ca. 1930s

Barber and McMurry Architectural Records (through 1959)

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

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

Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Later became Battery C 114th Field Artillery.

Identifier: Ephemera 1917.001
Scope and Contents Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Mustered in Federal Service Aug. 5, 1917. Became Battery C 114th Field Artillery Sept. 13, 1917. Roster of soldier’s names. Includes Bernard J. Hannifin, Knoxville (ancestor of donor). Etching of soldiers and sea battle at top of document. One original + 1 copy . 16 x 21”
Dates: 1917

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

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

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

Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Identifier: MM.2019.010
Scope and Contents Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.
Dates: 1960s

Beaver Ridge Church and Cemetery.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.106
Scope and Contents Beaver Ridge Church and Cemetery. (color print card) of original artwork by Barbara Clinton Quinn
Dates: undated

Bell Laundry Pamphlet

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

Bell Massacre pamphlet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.027
Scope and Contents Pamphlet (c 1930) describing the massacre of Unionists at Limestone Cove (Unicoi County, Tenn.) in November 1863 by the Confederate Witcher’s Cavalry .

Photocopy of Pat Alderman's "Limestone Cove Tragedy" published in his 1975 book "Greasy Cove in Unicoi County"
Dates: circa 1930; 1975

Berkline Corporation Silver Anniversary Issue

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.047
Scope and Contents Berkline Corp., Silver Anniversary Issue, 1937-1962 of "The Berkliner" company magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business in Morristown, Tenn., this special issue is on glossy paper with special silver soft covers and is 1/4" thick. Celebrates the move of the Popkin family to the South and their contributions to the economy of Hamblen Co. Berkline began in Morristown in 1937 with 18 employees and began 1962 with over 1700 local employees. This company became the largest of the northern...
Dates: 1962

Bert Vincent “Strolling” Scrapbook.

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

Bessie (Bertha) Jones and Samuel Houston Jestes Correspondence

Identifier: MSC 0966
Scope and Contents S. H. (Samuel Houston) Jestes married Bertha Jones January 1, 1914 in Morgan County, Tenn. (photocopy of marriage license in box). Correspondence arranged chronologically. List of letters included in box.
Dates: 1908 - 1914

Betsy Worden Mountain Landscape (watercolor)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.022
Scope and Contents Betsy Worden Mountain Landscape (watercolor) signed “B. Worden” lower right.
Dates: undated

Bible, Donahue. Captain Alfred J. “Jim” Lane--Recruiter and “Pilot to Ky.”

Identifier: MM.2019.099
Scope and Contents Bible, Donahue. Captain Alfred J. “Jim” Lane--Recruiter and “Pilot to Ky.”
Dates: 2012

Big Ears Festival ephemera

Identifier: Artifact 2018.007
Scope and Contents Big Ears Official Program, pass bracelet, Donor Benefits Card.

Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tenn. is an annual musical festival meant to bring artists and audiences together to create and share transformative experiences with a borderless mix of music, film, and conversation.
Dates: 2018

Big John Tate photograph

Identifier: SPC 2019.108
Scope and Contents Promotional portrait of Big John Tate by Champion Promotions Inc. Autographed.
Dates: unknown

Bill from George Tobler, Dairyman

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.049
Scope and Contents Knoxville, Tenn., Geo. [George] Tobler, Dairyman, Pure Milk and Cream, December 1900, printed billhead to Mrs. Armstrong for $3.75. Says the bill is paid, signed Geo. Tobler.
Dates: 1900

“Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” exhibition guides

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.061
Scope and Contents Exhibition guides for the Museum of East Tennessee History exhibit “Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” featuring the stories of African American artists Beauford and Joseph Delaney and Ruth Cobb Brice. The exhibit was presented as a timeline featuring selected moments from Knoxville’s history. The exhibit was designed by Adam Alfrey and Rebecca P’Simer, with Steve Cotham and Bob Booker providing research. The exhibit was originally scheduled to run concurrently...
Dates: 2020

Blount County Tenn. Land Grant and Deeds.

Identifier: QMM.2019.001
Scope and Contents Blount County Tenn. Land Grant #2529 to John Rider for 200 acres in 1812 signed by Willie Blount and survey #344 for this property (attached) dated 8 July 1807. Survey for 6 acres dated 16 July 1816 adjacent to 200 acre tract. Blount County Tenn. Deed for sale of tract 132 acres on Bakers Creek dated 6 December 1828 and original cover for the folded document. Receipt for registration of this deed dated 7 June 1831 signed by Jac. F. Foute. Settlement with heirs of Eli Johnson dated 29 November...
Dates: 1808; 1812; 1816; 1828; 1831; 1884

Bonny Kate D. A. R. Programs

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.110
Scope and Contents Yearly programme booklets for the Bonny Kate Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for years 1902-1903, 1910-1911, 1911-1912, 1916-1917, and 1917-1918. Books include Topics of Monthly Meetings, Officers and Member lists, and By-Laws (not in every booklet).
Dates: 1902 - 1918