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Broadway Baptist Church material.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0650
Scope and Contents Bulletins, newsletters, photographs, and newspaper clippings for Broadway Baptist Church, Knoxville, 1975-ca. 1985. Gift also includes World War I and World War II dog tags, and a small WWI Bible (1917). Folders contain lists of pastors and clippings and papers re: the church fire and rebuilding efforts.
Dates: 1975-1985

Carolyn Johnson McCraith Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0509
Scope and Contents Items from the estate of Carolyn Johnson McCraith (1920-2010) Greensboro, N. C. Includes mostly material from her family in Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tenn. including the Cleveland and Johnson families. Mother Malinda Neil Cleveland (1888-1876); father J. Gid Johnson, Sr., (1885-1953) and brother J. Gid Johnson, Jr. Includes books, photographs, bibles, Tennessee Military Academy items. Box 1 Tennessee Military Academy (TMI) and old photographs, Box 2 Books and bibles, Box 3 Gid Johnson, Jr.,...
Dates: 1920-1980

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

Manhattan Project A Bomb pin (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) and Blue Diamond Coal Company scrip

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2019.012a
Scope and Contents Sterling silver pin with the words ‘Manhattan Project A Bomb’ on front; ‘sterling’ and ‘Whitehead-Hoa? on back). 1 pc. + silver-colored piece of scrip from Blue Diamond Coal Co., Westbourne, Tenn. ,‘5’ on one side; ‘payable in merchandise only...’. Diamond shaped hole cut in item. 1 pc.
Dates: undated

Mary Smith Collection (includes Civil War and Confederate papers; land grants),

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Identifier: MSC 0825
Scope and Contents Collection donated by Mary Elizabeth Smith (Mrs. Frank P. Smith). Includes 1825 land grants to Isaac Rush and John A. Smith for land in Rhea County, Tenn. (both signed by Governor William Carroll); 1842 grant to John A. Smith for land in the Hiwassee District; 1927 obituary of T. H. Smith, Decatur Tenn.; Civil War papers of Thomas H. Smith, Meigs (Rhea) County, Tenn., (5th Tenn. Cavalry) including 6 pcs. of Confederate currency, brief memoirs, amnesty oath, and 1865 voter registration; 1864...
Dates: 1825-1942

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