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Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.
Newspapers. Enlightener (Knoxville, Tenn.): 1985-1987; 1991-1994; 2001-2003; 2004-2005; 2006-2007; 2008-2009; 2010-2013. Published by P. A. Williams, Knoxville
Gilbert Brown (1907-1975) native of Knox County, Tenn., was married twice. There are World War II letters from Brown to second wife Sula Mae Brown and his family during military service during the war. There are also wartime letters from other members of his extended family
Gleaner Printing Co., Vine Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Operated by Noah W. Smiley. Interior view with four people. 8x10” Sepia. 1 pc.
Research project undertaken to verify the accuracy of the quote about negro banjo players in frontier Knoxville in the 1790s in the book The Outlaw Years: The History of the Land Pirates of the Natchez Trace by Robert M. Coates (New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1930).
Photo of McKee Hall and Elnathan Hall on Knoxville College campus
Black & white group portrait of Knoxville College Glee Club (4 men, 4 women). Back printed with names of members. Photographer’s mark on front, silver embossed, McCrary & Branson.
Letter from H. M. Green, Physician, Knoxville to Gov. Ben W. Hooper, August 13, 1912. Letter from Green, physician to Bessie Hamilton, concerning her murder by her husband Dennis Hamilton, currently a prisoner in the state penitentiary. Henry Morgan Green (1877-1939) was one of the leading African American physicians of Knoxville. It was largely through his efforts that the colored unit of Knoxville General Hospital was built. He was a leading authority on pellagra.
The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays” (Photocopy of notes distributed for a talk before the Knoxville Bar Association 14 December 2006).
Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
‘Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays’ by D. Paine, KBA Lunch and Learn. December 14, 2006. Photocopies of illustrations used in PowerPoint presentation. 9 pp, Thursday, December 14, 2006 Calhoun’s on the River Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays Speaker: Donald F. Paine, Paine, Tarwater, Bickers & Tillman
Program from the October 2, 2013 St. Clair Cobb (1895-1974) Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at Vine Middle School. Mr. Cobb was “The Father of Band Music” for African-American public schools in Knoxville.
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 16
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 1
- African Americans 14
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 10
- Photographs 4
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 3
- Knoxville College (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
- Civil Rights 2
- Deeds 2
- Education 2
- Mays, Maurice Franklin, c.1887-1919 2
- Riots -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 2
- African American history 1
- African American schools 1
- American newspapers -- Local editions 1
- Baptist Church of Christ Union Valley 1
- Barber, George F. (George Franklin), 1854-1915 1
- Black history 1
- Blanchard, Lowell, 1910-1968 1
- Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877 1
- Business enterprises 1
- Butcher, Cecil H., Jr., 1938-2002 1 + ∧ less
- English 6
- Knoxville College 1