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Buffat Family Bible, 1841. (Bibles)

 Collection
Identifier: FB 0063
Scope and Contents Buffat Family Bible, 1841 (in French). Family entries copied and placed in Buffat Genealogy VF. + copy photographs of the Charles A. Buffat family and the Alfred Buffat family. + wedding dress of Elise Buffat Tillery, 1909.
Dates: 1841

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Caroline Buckner Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0339
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, photographs, deeds (Sam E. Young’s papers), printed material, calling cards, dentist’s records; 1 folder with house plans. Diploma from Vanderbilt University for Henry Thomas Boyd, Doctor of Dental Surgery, April 27, 1900. Diploma is attached to a heavy paper advertisement for a backing. 1 pc. Class photograph, Vanderbilt University Dental Department, 1900. H. T. Boyd and all members are identified (along with their home states). Photograph is on mat board. [Class...
Dates: 1900-1962

Coile Seilaz Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Durham).

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Identifier: MSC 0675
Scope and Contents Includes: Armstrong, Seilaz, Buffat family photographs. 24 photographs, 1 framed; ephemera, including invitation, land company prospectus, valentine, train and boat schedules. 19 pcs.; Knoxville Weekly Tribune, August 22, 1888; maps (13 pcs.); World War II ration books (7 pcs.); Pamphlets: Catalogue, Fine Arts Section, Appalachian Exposition and The Way to a Man’s Heart. .(T. E. Burns Co.). Box 2: Armstrong House and Seilaz & Buffat photographs, a Knoxville souvenir book of postcards, and a...
Dates: 1880-1945

East Tennessee Packing Company Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0258
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee Packing Company (ETPC) Collection includes company records and documents pertaining to the 87 years of company operations, plus some relevant documents from before and after the company's time frame of existence. James B. Madden in Knoxville, Tennessee founded the company in 1895. The documents, ca. 1886 - 1984, include account books, deeds, corporate minutes, audit reports, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs of personnel, property,...
Dates: 1886-1984

E.E. Patton Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0129
Scope and Contents Collection contains the writings of E. E. Patton, speeches, personal papers, newspaper articles, and other publications. Writings include the subjects Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn. Collection also includes material of his wife, Lula Smith Patton; photographs; Sawyer genealogy; Patton family manuscripts; correspondence; Civil War manuscripts; autographs; diary of E. E. Patton re: Tennessee state legislature; William G. Brownlow correspondence, 1840-1874; Col. John B. Brownlow correspondence,...
Dates: 1840-1961

Jack Lewis Collection, Knoxville Fire Department.

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Identifier: MSC 0758
Scope and Contents Photographs and artifacts of various aspects of the Knoxville Fire Department from 1861-1984. 528 photographs in 478 mountings housed in 56 obliques files. Photographs are arranged under the subject headings: buildings; equipment; events; fires; group portraits; individual portraits; training scenes, and miscellaneous. Artifacts arranged in eight boxes (see finding aid for details). The following oversized artifacts are stored separately: 1 wooden ladder; 2 framed pieces of newspaper clippings;...
Dates: 1861-1984

James H. Polhemus Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0261
Scope and Contents James H. Polhemus Collection-Mascot, Tenn. Includes material on the American Zinc Company of Tennessee and the community of Mascot in Knox County, Tenn. The collection includes: photographs; slides; 1919 American Zinc Company of Tennessee Labor Report for 1919; Mascot fish trap data, 1921-1923; Miner Notes, August 1963; Catherine Arthur Memorial Library scrapbook; [Library] guest book, 1952-1965; Mascot Community Club minutes, April 1927-April 1929; artifacts (American Zinc Co. Farms dairy...
Dates: 1919-1965

Kirtley Collection. (Gift of Gordon S. Kirtley)

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Identifier: MSC 0731
Scope and Contents Genealogy of Kirtley and allied families. The majority of the collection contains research on Kirtley, Thompson, Matthews, Roberts, Flora and some research on Early, Harbour, Mitchell, Morris, Rowan, Sims, and Jamison families. The research was done by Gordon Kirtley and his late wife. The collection includes one oversize Kirtley family chart (in Map Room); photographs; photocopies of maps; Hurricane Bridge and Huntington, WV, material; and two Civil War medals for James Alexander Flora.
Dates: 1920s-1980s

Lockett Collection (World War I Scrapbook).

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Identifier: PAS 0038
Scope and Contents World War I scrapbook; information on the first airplane in Knoxville, Tenn., 1921; photographs; miscellaneous programs. Ten photographs and newspaper clippings were sent by Mrs. Bonsal via Bob Van Deventer on January 26, 1984. They were added to the collection in separate folders. The bottle used by Margaret Lockett to christen Knoxville’s first airplane. Includes photographic postcard of Mrs. Percy Lockett, ca. 1910 or 1911 Appalachian Exposition held in Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. Percy Lockett...
Dates: 1910-1921

Mary Katherine Dulin papers, school scrapbook, and artifacts. Gift of William Kristopher Kendrick.

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Identifier: MSC 0674
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts of Mary Katherine Dulin (Mrs. Clifford Folger), her school scrapbook (Finch School, 1920s and Miss Beard’s School), travel mementoes, photographs, condolence letters re: her father’s death, some small artifacts of H. L. Dulin. The personal letters and diaries were not donated to the McClung Collection. The Mary Katherine Dulin Collection consists primarily of school mementos and personal sewing and art supplies with some photographs, publications, and items related to her...
Dates: 1910s-1940s

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

T. H. R. Neal Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0231
Scope and Contents Papers of T. H. R. Neal of Knoxville, Tenn. Includes his manuscript book on the Neal-Harbison-Snodgrass-Miller and Related Families (a copy is also on McClung shelves); research on other families, including Graves, Karnes (mostly land and deed research); his papers as Knoxville City Engineer, 1956-1960; World War I material from 117th Infantry, Machine Gun unit; photographic postcard of WWI ship Pocahontas; some photographs; 3 stoneware jugs (found in Knoxville dump); some WWI artifacts; 1962...
Dates: 1917-1960

Tim Lawson Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0756
Scope and Contents Political papers collected by Tim Lawson (Knox County, Tenn., Democratic politician) on Democratic politicians in Tennessee, especially Estes Kefauver. Ca. 1950s. Includes political buttons (including Ted Ray Miller buttons), Estes Kefauver t-shirts; posters; Al Gore campaign material; and Ellis family material (correspondence of Esther Ellis, some of her artwork, family photographs). Also: two cameras, cloth bags from Sanitary Laundry, Valley Bank, and Hamilton Bank. Also includes very...
Dates: 1950s

Two oval photographs printed on metal (Gift of John Coker)

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Identifier: SPC 2019.014
Scope and Contents Two oval photographs from Knoxville area estate, printed on decorative oval metal with rolled edge (approximately 5 x 7 inches) estate.(Gift of John Coker, 1992) One photograph of a man standing outdoors next to the open coffin of a small child; one photograph of an elderly man with his fraternal memberships printed around the edge of the photograph
Dates: ca. 1920

Van Deventer Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents James Thayer Van Deventer (1830-1910) was the son of Christopher Van Deventer (West Point, 1808)and Sarah Birckhead Van Deventer. He attended Yale Law School and was admitted to the bar in New York. He moved to Clinton, Iowa where he was treasurer and manager of the Iowa Land Company in 1856. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War leaving with the rank of Col. James Thayer Van Deventer married Laetitia Flournoy in 1862 in Clinton, Iowa. After the war ended, he was president of the...
Dates: 1820s-1970s

Walter W. “Judd” Mynatt Collection. Gift of Mrs. Martha M. Dean.

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Identifier: MSC 0791
Scope and Contents Twelve scrapbooks (in 6 boxes) of Knoxville Service Director, City Manager, and Mayor Walter W. Mynatt, 1922-1941; photographs (some copy photographs) of Knoxville, Henley Street Bridge, and the original McGhee Tyson Airport building. Includes 5 historic photographs by C. Kinzel and a color print of the Knoxville city flag; personal and political papers; small artifacts.
Dates: 1920s-1940s