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Cocke Co. Newport letter about Bob Taylor rally in Knoxville, Feb.13, 1906.

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Identifier: MM.2019.015
Scope and Contents Cocke Co. Newport letter about Bob Taylor rally in Knoxville, Feb. 1906. Describes Taylor's speech and tells of the competition among local factions in the crowd. "Boys got drunk on way back." 2 pgs. Rough edges, Pencil. No cover. From Mary G. to sister Lucile.
Dates: 1906

Cocke County Farmers’ Alliance (Newport, Tenn.) Minutes, Nov. 17, 1888 - Oct. 9, 1891.

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Identifier: MM.2016.001
Scope and Contents Cocke County Farmers’ Alliance (Newport, Tenn.). Minutes, Nov. 17, 1888 - Oct. 9, 1891. 1 vol. (67, ca. 70 blank p.) 27 cm.
Dates: 1888-1891

“Colored Women” (Metal sign for restroom door)

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.005
Scope and Contents “Colored Women” (Metal sign for restroom door, black letters on white sign, with traces of red paint on the edges) From Brooks Circle Esso Service Station, Kingsport, Tenn., likely 1940s)--Removed 1960s. 1 pc.
Dates: 1920 - 1950

Commercial Color Slides of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.093
Scope and Contents Commercial Color Slides of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Set “B” and “H” 5 slides per set. W. M. Cline Company Chattanooga Tenn.
Dates: unknown

Confederate Bond for One Thousand Dollars, Bond No. 2274 (framed)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2013.004
Scope and Contents Confederate Bond for One Thousand Dollars, Bond No. 2274, with all 36 redemption coupons unclipped. (In frame)
Dates: 1862

Confederate Souvenir, 1861-1865.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.138
Scope and Contents Confederate Souvenir, 1861-1865. Two leaves with poem “The Confederate Note” and a faded piece of currency glued to a second leaf.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Constitution and By-Laws of the Young Men's Republican Club of Knox County

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.091
Scope and Contents Booklet listing the constitution and by-laws of the Young Men's Republican Club of Knox County adopted by the club members on May 20, 1905 at a regular meeting held in Knoxville.
Dates: 1905

Copper Medallion, Appalachian Exposition, 1911.

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Identifier: Artifact 2009.001
Scope and Contents Souvenir medallion with Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tenn., 1911; verso American flag.
Dates: 1911

Cordell Hull letters to J. F. Brownlow, 1928-1940.

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Identifier: MM.1979.005
Scope and Contents Twenty letters from Cordell Hull to John Fouche "Jack" Brownlow, Knoxville, 1928-1940. Topics include the Norris Bill, Muscle Shoals - Cove Creek Dam, and politics relating to dam legislation. The conclusion of the April 18, 1930 letter is missing.
Dates: 1928 - 1940

Correspondence on Fort Higley, Dorothy E. Kelly.

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Identifier: MM.2019.018
Scope and Contents Photocopy of correspondence concerning the fort and the threat of destruction of the site.
Dates: 2004 - 2005

“Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns - The Pathway Official Passport” booklet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.067
Scope and Contents Promotional booklet with list and information on sites of country music history across Tennessee to correlate with the release of Ken Burn’s documentary on country music. When visiting a site, the booklet owner could get the booklet stamped. Prizes were available depending on number of stamps. Program ran from October 2019 through October 2022 through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Tourist Development.
Dates: 2019

Craig/Candoro Marble Company Collection.

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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

Crayon art portraits: James Houston and Sarah Elizabeth Graves Bailey; Robert Tate and Sarah Emmiline Campbell Gound.

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.001 a & b
Scope and Contents The oval portrait is James Houston and Sarah Elizabeth Graves Bailey. The larger portrait is Robert Tate and Sarah Emmiline Campbell Gound.
Dates: undated

Cross stitch needle-work depictions of historic sites in Knoxville, created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.008
Scope and Contents Seven Knoxville designs in cross stitch done by Margaret Reagan from projects created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Included are the L & N Station, the Knox County Court House, the Southern Railway Station, Blount Mansion, Hopecote, the Market House, and the Westmoreland Waterwheel.
Dates: 2016

Crowder Family Film Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.003
Content Description Several hundred feet of silent 16mm film depicting the private life of the Crowder family in and around Knoxville, TN, from approximately 1947 to 1953. Some segments are duplicated throughout the collection.
Dates: 1947-1953

“Dance, Wonderland Club Hotel, To-night at 9 P. M., Orchestra, Elkmont.”

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.008
Scope and Contents “Dance, Wonderland Club Hotel, To-night at 9 P. M., Orchestra, Elkmont”. “Van Dykes, Univ. of Tenn. Dance Combo” hand-lettered at bottom. Black letters on white posterboard.
Dates: undated

Daniel M. Axelrod, U .S. Presidential Candidate position paper, 2009.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.041
Scope and Contents David M. Axelrod, Oak Ridge, Tenn. U .S. Presidential Candidate position paper, 2004 & 2008
Dates: 2009

David A. Deaderick gold nugget watch fob

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.007
Scope and Contents David A. Deaderick went to the California gold rush, ca. 1849-50, with the East Tennessee Gold Mining Company. He did not strike gold, but came back with a gold nugget he had made into a watch fob with a stone (amethyst?) or colored glass inlaid on the end, ca. 1852. His initials ‘DAD’ were etched into the stone.

Housed in small black jeweler’s box with ‘Huguenin’ on inside cover. This is where the family kept the fob for many years.
Dates: 1849 - 1850

David A. Sherman letter

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Identifier: MM.2020.026
Scope and Contents David A. Sherman the first president of East Tennessee College (later University of Tennessee), principal of Hampden-Sydney Academy. ALS. Knoxville, 20 January 1817. Address panel present with manuscript “Knoxville, T./20 January 1817” postmark and manuscript “25” rate. Addressed to Gen. Hezekiah Howe in New Haven, CT.At the time of this writing, Sherman was at Hampden-Sydney. The letter is an order for books for the academy (244 books). Sherman also makes comments on Knoxville...
Dates: 1817

David Henley Waste Book, January 2, 1797-December 31, 1798

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Identifier: MSC 0400
Scope and Contents David Henley Waste Book, January 2, 1797-December 31, 1798. 268 pp. (penciled page numbers ; done prior to receipt by McClung Collection). 1 volume. Original volume.
Dates: 1797-1798

David Swartz Film Collection

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Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.004
Content Description Approximately 270 feet of 8mm film depicting daily life in the community of Vardy, TN, circa 1947
Dates: 1946-1947

David Thomas Kirk.

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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

Deaderick Building Barber Shop

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.093
Scope and Contents Card for Deaderick Building Barber Shop, Julius Schwenke & Co. ladies' and children's hair dressing and hot, cold and shower baths in Knoxville.
Dates: undated

Deane Hill Country Club Social Membership Card

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.063
Scope and Contents Mrs. Claude H. Frazier’s social membership card (all privileges except golfing) with Deane Hill Country Club. Card No. 689. Dated Jan. 1972.
Dates: 1972

Declaration of Independence-large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper. Gift of John Armistead.

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Identifier: Ephemera 1848.001
Scope and Contents Large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper.
Dates: 1848

Deed, Knox County, Tenn. George Gallaher to William Gallaher, 1834.

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Identifier: MM.2019.019
Scope and Contents Deed, Knox County, Tenn., George Gallaher to William Gallaher for $600 a tract of 200 acres on the south side of Clinch River, being part of the tract on which George Gallaher now lives. Condition: William “not to get full possession until after my decease” Dec. 1834.
Dates: 1834

Democratic Politics Scrapbook

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Identifier: PAS 0022
Scope and Contents Democratic Politics Scrapbook, 1940.
Dates: 1940

Democratic politics scrapbook, 1940. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0177
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.
Dates: 1940

Dent/Mitchell Family Collection

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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

Development Corporation of Knox County Promotional Materials

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.121
Scope and Contents Brochure for The Development Corporation of Knox County promoting business growth at their industrial sites at Eastbridge Business Park, CenterPoint Park, and WestBridge Business Park.
Dates: unknown