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J. Carroll Cate Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0045
Scope and Contents Material on J. Carroll Cate (1896-1980)and his campaigns running for Knox County, Tenn., sheriff. Includes color pictures of John J. Duncan, signed; Senate Joint Resolution No. 64 re: naming J. Carroll Cate Bridge, signed by Ned R. McWherter and Governor Ray Blanton; political ephemera re: sheriff’s elections; TVA&I resolution on the death of J. Carroll Cate. J. Carroll Cate was the jailer of the Knox County Jail during the Knoxville Race Riot 1919 and was elected sheriff 1936-1940.
Dates: 1936-1981

Jack Lewis Collection, Knoxville Fire Department.

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.

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

Jane Huff Stokely miniature watercolor portrait. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2014.006
Scope and Contents Jane Huff Stokely (1785-1865) was born in Va., the daughter of John Huff and Elinor Corder Huff, who moved to Cocke County when she was a small child. She and her brother Isaac were scalped by Indians and left for dead in 1792. She survived and always wore a bonnet to cover her scalp. She married Royal Stokely in 1805 and became the mother of ten children. The family lived in the Del Rio community. (See article by Eddie Walker, Newport Plain Talk, July 17, 1996). The portrait was formerly...
Dates: 1800-1810

John Sevier Paper -- Wardlaw gift on behalf of the Putnam Morrison Family.

Identifier: MSC 0172
Scope and Contents Papers of John Sevier and son George Washington Sevier. 20 folders. Before receipt by the McClung Collection, papers were used by Nancy Sevier Madden for her book. She prepared a listing, divided by categories, and transcribed many of the documents. Because her listing was published in her book and will be seen by many researchers, it was decided to keep the papers in the order in which they were received (by category), rather than arrange them chronologically. Papers of John Sevier, 1803-1815....
Dates: 1786-1875

Kirtley Collection. (Gift of Gordon S. Kirtley)

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

Knoxville Downtown Redevelopment. Worsham Watkins proposal, 2000.

Identifier: Ephemera 2000.006
Scope and Contents Knoxville Downtown Redevelopment. Worsham Watkins International proposal, 2000. 4 pp. color brochure. 1 pc. + Public Building Authority public input process re: private development for downtown Knoxville. [July 2000]. Handbill. 1 pc. + metal pin/button. 3” round. Gold on black “I’m Bullish on Downtown Knoxville” with image of bull. 1 pc.
Dates: 2000

Kodak Milling Co., Kodak, Tenn. Marvel Bolted White Plain Flour (paper bag, 10 lbs.); Marvel Feed Bag (cloth 100 lbs.). (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2017.004
Scope and Contents Kodak Milling Co., Kodak, Tenn. Marvel Bolted White Plain Flour (paper bag, 10 lbs  (paper bag 10 x 18 inches flat)); Marvel Feed Sack (cloth sack, 100 lbs, 22.75 x 39 inches flat). Artifacts. + three color printed cards ( two Kodak Milling Company; one the H. N. Underwood Barn).
Dates: undated

Ku Klux Klan knife and medal. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.012
Scope and Contents One brass pocket knife with the words “Ku Klux Klan” on one side, and the image of a hooded figure on the other side. 1 pc. + one brass medal with the letters “KKK” cut out and the words ‘Member in Good Standing’ on the front. 1 pc.
Dates: undated

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2016.004
Scope and Contents Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). 1 button (1 inch diameter) - image on both sides. From the estate of Margaret Patterson family, Andrew Johnson’s daughter.
Dates: 1864

Lockett Collection (World War I Scrapbook).

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

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

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

Marian Kozar Collection (1982 World’s Fair)

Identifier: MSC 0264
Scope and Contents Includes: book, Improving world energy production and productivity : proceedings of the International Energy Symposium II, November 3-6, 1981 Author International Energy Symposium (Clinard et al., 1981 : Knoxville, Tenn.); Participant’s Manual (3-ring notebook; plastic cups with logo; 2 glasses from Wendy’s with logo; hard hat with logo; postcards (multiple copies of three postcards; Press pass for Presidential visit, May 1-2, 1982; Energy Symposia badge; 1 box slides; Tennessee...
Dates: 1981-1982

Marionettes (clown and villain) from Children’s Room, Lawson McGhee Library. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.013
Scope and Contents Marionettes (clown and villain) from Children’s Room, Lawson McGhee Library.
Dates: undated

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

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

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

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

Masonic token / penny. Mountain View Chapter No. 163 R.A.M. Sevierville, Tenn.

Identifier: Artifact 2017.001
Scope and Contents Artifact 2017.001 Masonic token / penny from Mountain View Chapter No. 163 R.A.M. (Royal Arch Mason) in Sevierville, Tenn. Chartered Jan. 24, 1905. Reverse pictures a keystone, chisel and mallet. 1.25” diam. Copper. 1 pc.
Dates: 1905

McClung - Thomas Family Collection -- Gift of Frincke & Dempster. (artifacts)

Identifier: MSC 0941
Scope and Contents From the estate of Harold Carl Frincke, gift of Alexine Thomas Frincke Dempster and Harold Carl Frincke, Jr. Includes four pastel portraits possibly by Flavius Fisher, framed (Charles James McClung, Charles McClung Thomas, Charles McClung and Matthew McClung); hair pin (Hugh Lawson McClung, CSA --on loan from McClung Collection to ETHS Museum); handkerchief and lace head dress (Margaret McClung; black ‘thread lace’ shawl (Margaret Cowan McClung); flannel petticoat (Charles Thomas McClung); baby...
Dates: 1834-2002

M.E. Thompson plaque (“Knoxville’s Centennial Mayor”) Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Coile. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.030
Scope and Contents Plaque with the words “M.E. Thompson. Knoxville’s Centennial Mayor, 1892.” (silver, shield-shaped), mounted on wooden backing. Small brass plaque at bottom says: “Name plate from the Fire Engine M.E. Thompson, Knoxville Fire Department, 1892. Donated on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Ferris (Frank) A. Dawson, grandson of Knoxville Mayor M.E. Thompson.” Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Coile via Jack Lewis. + Knoxville News-Sentinel article, November 28, 1926, re: Knoxville Fire Department and the fire...
Dates: 1892; 1926

“National Academy of Design. To Lloyd Branson, Antique School, First Prize, 1875.” (Silver Medal) (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2012.005
Scope and Contents National Academy of Design first-prize silver medal awarded to Lloyd Branson, 1875. The medal was designed by William Barber, chief engraver of the U.S. Mint, and cast by the U.S. Mint for the National Academy of Design in silver and in bronze. 2 1/2” diameter. Silver was given to the first-prize winner; bronze to the second. In leather case with blue satin lining, Tiffany & Co., New York. (Case is damaged; in two pieces.)
Dates: 1875

National Conservation Exposition medallion, 1913. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.015
Scope and Contents National Conservation Exposition medallion. Flat bronze (?) disc with three figures,decorative elements, and the words ‘National Conservation Exposition Knoxville, Tenn. Sept-Oct. 1913’ embossed on the front (back is smooth). 2.5” diameter. 1 pc. (artifacts)
Dates: 1913

“Neubert Springs Hotel & Water Co., White Sulphur Water, Knoxville, Tenn.” glass bottle with stopper.

Identifier: Artifact 2015.004
Scope and Contents “Neubert Springs Hotel & Water Co., White Sulphur Water, Knoxville, Tenn.” glass bottle with stopper; 1 clear glass bottle with molded label, one gallon, 6 x 11".
Dates: undated

Oak Ridge ("Preserving Oak Ridge History: Oak Ridge National Laboratory's 60th Anniversary Celebration (2002-2003)." Gift of Marilyn Z. McLaughlin, ORNL Public Relations Office)

Identifier: MSC 0323
Scope and Contents "Preserving Oak Ridge History: Oak Ridge National Laboratory's 60th Anniversary Celebration (2002-2003)." Gift, ca. 3/24/2004, of Marilyn Z. McLaughlin, ORNL Public Relations Office. Record is their submission for the ETHS Award of Distinction Nomination, April 4, 2003. Includes 122 page (front & back) + cookbook, 3 CDs, 1 video tape, and 2 artifacts.
Dates: 2003

Pencil and charcoal(?) drawing of Charles McClung. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 1982.001
Scope and Contents Pencil and charcoal(?) drawing of Charles McClung (1761-1835). (stained). 4.25 x 5.5”. Accompanied by two pieces of wood upon which the drawing was probably placed (also in Museum Box 2). Information about Charles McClung is written on the back of the wood. 1 piece.
Dates: 1825-1833

Rosenthal Druggist pill box, 1918. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2014.002
Scope and Contents Cardboard pill box labeled: D.A. Rosenthal, The Leading Druggist, 521 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. No. 168092 4-9-18 [1918]. ‘A capsule every 2 or 3 or 4 hours for aching & fever.’ Dr. Kelso. Sticker on inside bottom of box re: no refills without a doctor’s order. 2” diameter. 1 box (top and bottom).
Dates: 1918

Sawyers/McBee Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0531
Scope and Contents The Sawyers-McBee Papers span from 1791 to 1866, including a few undated items, and pertain to the Sawyers, McBee, and Peterson families of East Tennessee. William Sawyers of Corryton, Tennessee was the Union Lieutenant Colonel of the Tennessee 3rd Infantry Regiment, Company K. Ganum McBee was a Confederate private who was married to Nancy Sawyers. Ganum received a head injury at the battle in Newtown in November 1864, and was treated at the Wayside Hospital in Bristol, Tennessee between...
Dates: 1791-1866

Section of oak foundation timber from Tennessee’s first courthouse, Jonesborough, ca. 1778. Gift of Paul Fink, 1931. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.004
Scope and Contents Section of oak foundation timber from Tennessee’s first courthouse, Jonesborough, ca. 1778. Gift of Paul Fink, 1931.
Dates: ca. 1778

SFW Lucky to R.J. Rhea walking cane. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.021
Scope and Contents Maple/hickory walking cane with bone handle inscribed “SFW Lucky to RJ Rhea”. Dates from fourth quarter of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 19th century

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

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

Southern Railway System 20 Years Service Pin. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2014.001
Scope and Contents Southern Railway System 20 Years Service Pin (artifacts). Gold metal with red, white and blue enamel. About 5/8” diameter. W&H Co. on back. 1 pc.
Dates: 1970-1980

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