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Marshall manuscripts. Anti-slavery ‘Ballet[ballad] for Saml. Marshall,’ 1799; letter from N. B. McNabb, 1854. (Gift of Bill Elliott and Mrs. Niota Elliott Eggers)
Mayor’s Court of the City of Knoxville minute book, 1838-1840; Recorder of the City of Knoxville volume, 1857.; Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Knoxville minute book, 1886-1889. (1 volume)
Papers of the McBee Family, no date, 1819-1872. Includes several slave receipts; list of slaves’ names and births; 1822 will of William McBee, Knox County; papers re: W. P. Hawkins et al. vs. Sally McBee et al., 1845; estate list of L. G. McBee, 1856; McBee-Lonas Papers; James A. McBee’s 1865 oath of allegiance; 27 currency bills, many from CSA (Confederate).
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
Papers re: the sale of two slaves by Nancy and William Williams, guardians of the minor heirs of William F. Williams, Grainger County, Tenn., 1849-1850.
Negro Women’s Civic Club Greeneville, Tennessee. Copy (in red ink) of manuscript, 1984. ca 40pp, 16mo, hand-made laminated covers, tied with cord. History, decorum, list of current and former members.
New Market, Tenn., Church Homecoming. Aug. 13-22, no year. Brazelton’s Studio (photographs) Gift of John Coker.
Photograph of African-American church homecoming group, Aug. 13-22, no year. New Market, Tenn. Brazelton’s Studio. Damaged photograph; mounted on cardboard. (McClung made copy neg. June 1997)
New Market, Tenn.: -One photograph of small building with 3 African American men in front; -Young African American woman holding book ‘Thy Kingdom Come.’ word Brazelton written on bottom; -Young African American woman holding diploma(?), words L .D. Fagg, Knoxville, Tenn. written on bottom; -Portrait of African American man; -Outdoor photograph of white woman with two children.
Color snapshot of Nikki Giovanni, [ca. 1970].
May 23, 1912 photograph of young African American men wearing ‘H’ sweaters [football team], seated on steps, men in suits on either side. Hale High School? HHS on football. 5x7” sepia print, mounted. 1 pc. April 25, 1941 convention group, Parent Teachers Association. Ordered by Tennessee Congress of PTA, Colored Schools. Thompson Photograph. 8x10” b&w / sepia.
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).
Unidentified photographic portraits of African Americans, mostly by Knoxville Studios. One album. 35 photographs. Ca. 1890. Only name in album is Miss Ida Williams.
Plan of the Maryville Circuit, October 1836. Notes on various circuit stops, people involved, membership numbers (white and colored), etc. Apparently written by a former circuit rider to his replacement. 1 item (several pages sewn together).
Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
Note signed by R. G. Fain and Geo. R. Powell agreeing to pay $52 dollars for 12 months services of Caroline, a slave belonging to the estate of Margaret Watterson. Agrees to keep her in Hawkins County, Tenn., to provide for medical needs and clothing. March 1, 1862. ADS 1 pc. (mounted to backing with tape by ETHS).
‘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
SPC 2009.006.001 Rev. Mrs. V.R. Robinson, Evangelist, Newport, Tenn. SPC 2009.006.002 unidentified building SPC 2009.006.003 unidentified man SPC 2009.006.004 unidentified woman SPC 2009.006.005, 006, and 007 single portraits of unidentified women SPC 2009.004 and 007 have a note on the back:’ photo found during demolition of Black church and school in Scuffle Town, Hots Springs, N.C., during the 1970s.’
Collection includes: James White and John Williams deed, 1816; The Examiner newspaper, African-American newspaper, Knoxville, June 29, 1878; W. S. McEwen correspondence, Kingston, Tenn., 1850-1869; postcards; stamps; World War II; Civil War related topics.
Shiloh Presbyterian Church Minutes of the Board, 1867-1873. Knoxville, Tenn. First 28 pages are missing. Minutes begin on p. 30 for Nov. 4, 1869-Aug. 7, 1873 (p. 106). Part of p. 39/40, 65/66, 67/68 and last pages were cut out or missing. Page 49/50, 59-62, 71-74, 77-80, 83-86, 101/102, 107-118 missing. 1871 list of members on pp. 87-91. Front flyleaf inscribed “Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, No. 3.” First pastor was Rev. Geo. W. Levere. African-American Church.
Black & white photograph (6.25” x 8.25”) mounted on board (8” x 10”). Bottom edge of board stamped “V. E. Rutherford. Fountain City, R. D. 1 Tennessee” in varying fonts. Virgil E. Rutherford (10/10/1873-05/08/1949) was a photographer in Fountain City, Tennessee.
Image of white and African American men out near Smithwood working in a hay field. One young man holds a small wooden water barrel. Horses are hooked up to carts and piles of hay are in the field
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.
Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 William J. Hale School, 1931-1966, dedication ceremonies. July 26, 1986. + newspaper article. From the estate of Olive Hannum. (ephemera)
Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 William J. Hale School, 1931-1966, dedication ceremonies. July 26, 1986. Program + insert (“Lift Every Voice and Sing”). Also: article on Hale School reunion from The Daily Times, July 24, 1986.
September 20, 1795, letter from Thomas Blount, Knoxville, to Col. Robert Hays. Re: Hays’ promise to assist John Womble (a man of color and a war soldier) in obtaining his grant of land. ALS 1 p.
Letter of recommendation for his former slave Chas. Boyd, written by W. Y. C. Hannum, Maryville, Tenn. March 28, 1901. ALS 1 pc.
- Subject: African Americans X
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 89
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 1
- African Americans 87
- Slaves 24
- Photographs 19
- Slavery 11
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 10
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 9
- Schools 7
- Ephemera 6
- Group portraits 6
- Portraits 6
- Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877 4
- Children 4
- Education 4
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 3
- Clubs and organizations 3
- Correspondence 3
- Grainger County (Tenn.) 3
- Hawkins County (Tenn.) 3
- Knox County (Tenn.) 3
- Knoxville College (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3 + ∧ less
- English 12
- Knoxville College 1