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SFW Lucky to R.J. Rhea walking cane

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

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

Sterchi Bros. Furniture Co. glass picture

Identifier: Artifact 2015.002
Scope and Contents Artifact 2015.002a (front):Glass plate with color image of the U.S. Capitol Building (Washington, D.C.). Windows finished with shiny material. Under picture: Sterchi Bros. Furniture Co., 621 Market Street [Knoxville, Tenn.]. Artifact 2015.002b: On back: Information about Sterchi Bros. Furniture Co. and list of branch store in Knoxville, Johnson City, Harriman, and Etowah, Tenn. 9 x 6” glass with paper, bordered with metal chain and chain hanger. Some of the paper backing has flaked off. Seller...
Dates: 1930

T. H. R. Neal Papers.

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

Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 artifacts (Gift of Anne Redmon).

Identifier: Artifact 2019.029
Scope and Contents Artifacts from Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 (1986). 4 items: white ceramic mug with logo; enamel Christmas ornament; note card by Dewey A. Wyrick; framed copy of Dewey A. Wyrick note card (10 1/2" x 11 1/2”); signed by artist on back.
Dates: 1986

Tim Lawson Collection.

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)

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

Union County, Tenn. Tennessee State Bicentennial, 1996. Gift of Bonnie Peters.

Identifier: MSC 0880
Scope and Contents Material from Union County, Tenn, Tennessee Bicentennial celebration, 1996. Include the Union County flag, insulated drink cup, and documentation received by Bonnie Peters, Union County Bicentennial Committee member (notes, forms, brochures, state publications).
Dates: 1996

Van Deventer Collection.

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

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

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

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

Walters State Community College, Sevier County Campus. Dedication of Cates-Cutshaw Hall and the Conner-Short Center. February 20, 2008. Ornament showing the buildings. (artifacts)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.075
Scope and Contents Gold-colored metal ornament showing the three buildings of the Walters State Community College Sevier County Campus (Cates-Cutshaw Hall, the Conner-Short Center, and Maples-Marshall Hall). Memento of the dedication ceremony for Cates-Cutshaw Hall and the Conner-Short Center. February 20, 2008. 1 pc. + presentation box. Made by ChemArt, Lincoln, RI. (Artifacts).
Dates: 2008

Washington’s Farewell Address, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book

Identifier: Artifact 2014.003
Scope and Contents Artifact 2014.003 Washington’s Farewell Address, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1932). 1 miniature volume with blue cover with gold embossing. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1930), and Washington’s Farewell Address (1932). The miniature books in this collection were created by the Kingsport Press training division as student exercises in 1929, 1930 and again in 1932. Although the books...
Dates: 1932

Wiley Oakley printing plate.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.017
Scope and Contents Small metal printing plate of Wiley Oakley (“Mountain Character”). (May have damage on center of face).
Dates: undated

Will McAdoo for President button (Gift of Mrs. Virginia Knight Nelson)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.014
Scope and Contents Small metal campaign button (white on dark blue, slightly more than 1/2”). Text: ‘Will McAdoo for President He Will!’ Ca. 1924. 1 pc. Housed in small artifact box.
Dates: ca. 1924

Woman’s Suffrage pins

Identifier: Artifact 2010.001
Scope and Contents Eight round pinback buttons / pins. Sizes from 1/2” to 1.25” Two with yellow backgrounds say “Votes for Women.” One with blue background and yellow stars says “Votes for Women.” One with blue border, copper or gold mountains and sun with rays says “Votes for Women” and “1915.” Small dark blue pin with gold writing says “Votes for Women 1915.” Pin with gold border and purple (or dark blue), green, and ivory sections says “Votes for Women.” Small dark blue pin with gold lettering says “Suffrage...
Dates: 1915 - 1920

Women’s Building (Knoxville, Tenn.) souvenir cup.

Identifier: Artifact 2003.01.01
Scope and Contents Small china souvenir cup, cobalt blue with gold trim, with picture & caption: Women’s Building, Knoxville, Tenn. ‘Made in Germany’ on bottom. Possibly made for one of Knoxville’s expositions (1910-1913). About 2.25” high. 1 pc.
Dates: 1910 - 1913

Wood shuttle used on the plantation of Lt. Thomas Boyd

Identifier: Artifact 2012.004
Scope and Contents Wood shuttle with the following caption written on the back, in what appears to be Laura Luttrell’s handwriting: ‘Shuttle used in weaving on the plantation of Lt. Thomas Boyd, a Revolutionary soldier of Pennsylvania and a pioneer settler near Campbell Station. He is buried in Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Presented to McClung Collection by Miss Neta Boyd.’ 1 pc. Approx. 14” long and 2.75 wide at widest point, 1.5 “ high at highest point. Good condition.
Dates: undated

Wooden stereoscope, or stereoptican.

Identifier: Artifact 2000.001
Scope and Contents Stereoscope or stereoptican.
Dates: 1890