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Scott Wheland Wall Collection

Identifier: MSC 0980
Scope and Contents Sullivan County (Tenn.) Store Ledgers Box 1 --D. Willard, 1855 (1854-1856) 132 p., index in front (15 x 16.5 inches) --D. Willard (1868-1872) 195 p., index in front (17 x 8 inches) --Unidentified Store (1871-1875) 715 p., index in front (16 x 8) Box 2 --Jacob Willard’s Book, March 19, 1868 (March 19, 1868-December. 1872) 118 p., index in front (12 x 7.5 inches) --J. B. Willard “commenced April 16, 1887” (1887-1911) 676 p., index at front (13 x 9 inches) --Unidentified Store...
Dates: 1780 - 1911

Sevier County, Tenn., store ledger, Boyd’s Creek? (1850-1887).

Identifier: MM.2018.019
Scope and Contents

Sevier County, Tenn. store ledger, Boyd’s Creek? (1850-1887)1 manuscript volume missing front and back cover and some pages, some pages torn.

Dates: 1850-1887

Smith Drugstore account book [Rutledge, Tenn.] , ca. 1911-14, and copy photograph of Clyde E. Smith , ca. 1930s, 8" x 10" black & white.

Identifier: MSC 0324
Scope and Contents

Account book for the Smith drugstore [Rutledge, Tenn.], ca. 1911-1914. 1 vol. (poor condition, loose pages, index at front is damaged). + copy photograph of Clyde E. Smith standing in drugstore, ca. 1930s, 8" x 10" black & white. 1 pc.

Dates: 1911-1914

Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler, 1902-1949. (Gift of Janice L. Parton).

Identifier: MSC 0831
Scope and Contents

Small ledgers containing Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler (of Midway, Greene County, Tenn), 1902-1920 + transcription by Janice L. Parton.

Dates: 1902-1949

Southwest Point garrison accounts, 1798-1805, with 1807 inventory of Major William Peters' estate.

Identifier: MM.2014.014
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Southwest Point garrison accounts, 1798-1805, with 1807 inventory of Major William Peters' estate. Typescript made in 1936 by Mrs. William J. Smith from original manuscript. In account with Saml. C. Hall. Hall & Smith (Kingston, Tenn.). TS 27 pp.

Dates: 1798-1807

Store ledger from S. E. Thompson Store

Identifier: MSC 0961
Scope and Contents Nile's Ferry, 1889-1904 Store Ledger from the S. E. Thompson Store. A time capsule of the Trigonia community at the McGhee-Humes-Niles property on the Little Tennessee river; over 450 pages with additional notes, receipts and ledger pages disattached from another ledger. In the mid section are several pages of contracts and leases for pasture land, timber, hauling, milling of grain, breeding of stock, etc., all carefully worded and handwritten in S.E. Thompson's hand. Some of these leases...
Dates: 1889 - 1904

Store Ledgers

Identifier: MSC 1010
Scope and Contents

Four store account books from the collection of Joseph Franklin Taylor and Anne Harrison Taylor. 1. 1848 store ledger (6.5"x15.5") 2. 1878 store ledger (4"x11.5") 3. 1879 store ledger (4"x11.5") 4. 1880 day book (4"x12.5") Includes a brown piece of paper "Old account books property of Mrs. Feamster Taylor, Morristown, Tenn. 1973"

Dates: 1848 - 1880

Strong Kennedy Farm and Dora Kennedy School records, 1901-1940. Gift of Diana Watkins. (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0726
Scope and Contents

Records of the Dora Kennedy School and farm account books of the Strong Kennedy farm, 1901-1940. Knox County, Tenn.

Dates: 1901-1940

Tate Collection (Gift of Allen Tate).

Identifier: MSC 0457
Scope and Contents 1. Signed photograph of Theo Tate. (Henry Theodore Tate, Dec. 28, 1875-July 14, 1952). (corners taped & damaged). 2. Signed photograph of Hugh M. Tate. Knaffl & Brakebill, Knoxville, Tenn. (Donor says he was a judge involved in the Scopes Trial). Brittle backing, upper left corner missing. 3. Photocopy about signers of U.S. currency, including Secretary of the Treasury Harold Theodore Tate who served from May 31, 1928 to January 17, 1929 +2-sided color photocopy of $1.00 bill signed...
Dates: 1882-1889; 1920-1929

Tazewell Day Book fragment, 1852-1853 (account books).

Identifier: MM.1996.01
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Fragment of a day book from Tazewell, December 23, 1852-January 14, 1853. Pp. 1071-1086. May have been kept by Hugh Graham (and may go with a ledger already in possession of the McClung Collection). AD 16 pp.

Dates: 1852-1853

Thomas A. R. Nelson account book, 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. (account books)

Identifier: MM.2000.002
Scope and Contents

Account book of Thomas A. R. Nelson (1812-1873), 1848-1853, 1854, 1855. Jonesboro, Tenn. Includes money owed, money paid, articles of agreement with various individuals, accounts. 1 vol.

Dates: 1848-1855

Thomas Edward Roach Collection - Shields Papers (Shields and Lea family manuscripts, account books). Gift of Gracie Beatrice Jarnagin.

Identifier: MSC 0808
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a...
Dates: 1791-1916

Unaka Springs Account Books.

Identifier: MSC 0197
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Unaka Springs Hotel Account Book The hotel was a mineral springs hotel in Blount County, Tenn. There are 4 account books covering the years 1893-1898, 1899-1909, 1909-1911, 1912-1924. The hotel records were kept by Arthur V. Deaderick, grandfather of the donor. Gift of Mary Deaderick (Mrs. Tom Rankin) Duncan.

Dates: 1893-1924

Union County Ledger, 1891-1892.

Identifier: MSC 0519
Scope and Contents

Union County, Tenn, Ledger, 1891-1892. Contains entries for expenses for Union County Schools, some by district.

Dates: 1891-1892

Union County, Tennessee Ledger, 1891-1892.

Identifier: MSC 0931
Scope and Contents

Union County, Tennessee Ledger, 1891-1892, which has entries for what appear to be school expenses, some by school district, for 1891-1892.

Dates: 1891-1892

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871. [Rhea County, Tenn.]) (account books).

Identifier: MM.2000.030
Scope and Contents

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871, 1873, 1877. [Rhea County, Tenn.]. 1 volume. Lists money owed and legal services performed. Includes several newspaper clippings glued onto pages.

Dates: 1869-1877

Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0241
Scope and Contents Business papers of the Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company, ca. 1930s-1970 (some papers from ca. 1900-1920s). Includes financial records, sales and production records, deeds and right of way records, correspondence, etc. Includes business records of the Atlantic Lumber Company in Boston; Sardis, Ga., plant information; Fitzgerald Lumber Company in Buena Vista, Va.; and a number of other business interests. Collection also includes photographs. Some of the very large account books were...
Dates: 1900-1970

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Newport, Tenn., account book (1894-1895).

Identifier: MSC 0570
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W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Newport, Tenn., account book (1894-1895) Advertising flyer in front of volume “W. R. Furr Palace Bar, Domestic and Imported Wines, Fine Whiskies, Brandies, and Cigars, Newport, Tenn.”

Dates: 1894-1895

W. W. Woodruff Hardware Company Collection. (Gift of Wallace Baumann) (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0891
Scope and Contents

Framed items from W.W. Woodruff Hardware Company and account books (“Receivable”, 1905-1943) (Payable, 1907-1935), and Weekly Time Books, 1907-1935.

Dates: 1905-1943

Will A. McTeer. (account books).

Identifier: MSC 0779
Scope and Contents

From the Will A. McTeer material: one volume labeled “Rents.”; Records of personal and business transactions, 1881-1909. 3 volumes.; McTeer, Pride & Henry Law Firm account book, 1855-1859. 1 volume.

Dates: 1881-1909, 1855-1859

William Bolivar Smith diary (1858) and poems written in shorthand. ca. 1858-1861. (diaries)

Identifier: MM.1998.007
Scope and Contents

Poems written in shorthand by Professor William Bolivar Smith (teacher and singing master, related to Governor Brown). Date in front of volume is 1861. Poems translated in 1935 by W. B. Smith’s granddaughter Mrs. Florence Corbett of Knoxville. Volume also contains diary entries for 1858; misc. accounts, ca. 1860-1861, and at back of volume, accounts, 1870-1871.

Dates: 1858-1871

William Burnett’s book, 1860s-1903.

Identifier: MM.1985.009
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William Burnett’s book, 1860s-1903, most entries in 1880s. Identified by donor as from Union County, Tenn. Includes handwriting practice and rules; accounts; physician’s records in 1890s. Binding is loose.

Dates: 1860-1903

William Richard Caswell Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0018
Scope and Contents Papers of William Richard Caswell (1809-1862), a lawyer, military officer, and director of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad. He was the son of Richard William and Sarah Lytle Caswell of North Carolina, and was the great-grandson of the first governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. He married Elizabeth Carter Gillespie, a descendant of Landon Carter and Col. John Carter. William Richard Caswell lived in Knox County, Tenn, and was politically active, served as an officer of the...
Dates: 1805-1900

William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

Identifier: MSC 0199
Scope and Contents

Journal of William Swan, Knoxville, March 16, 1840-December 31, 1846. Includes personal, family, business, and farm information. Cover loose and received with tape on the spine. 1 volume.

Dates: 1840-1846

Windle Store Ledger and family papers. Sevier Family Collection, Sevier Family Association.

Identifier: MSC 0406d
Scope and Contents • Windle Bros. Store Ledger, 1907-1908 • Memorial cards: Joel S. Garrett, Mattie L. Speck • Fall Reunion, 1910, Scottish Rite Masons, Valley of Nashville, Orient of Tennessee Program and ‘Return” of Officers • Joseph G. H. Windle Life Insurance Policy – Masonic Life Association, 1908 • Photograph: J. G. H. Windle, Sally Speck Windle, Elise and Homer Windle, 1908 • Hargrove Windle Bank Account Book, Peoples (Farmers) Bank, Livingston, Tenn 1905-1908 • School certificates: Sally Speck, J. G....
Dates: 1893-1908

World War I Scrapbook of Mrs. Nelle Potts Cates (or Cate).

Identifier: PAS 0074
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Mrs. Nelle Potts Cates (or Cate) (1901-1980) made the scrapbook during World War I, using her father's ledger to make her scrapbook. Her father, A. J. Potts, was tax assessor for Knoxville and some of the ledger pages can be seen, ca. 1906. Donor and her sister, Jean Cates of Cleveland, Tenn., are the daughters of Mrs. Cates. Transferred from ETHS. Gift of Mrs. William C. Hunter.

Dates: 1906-1918

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