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George Gerding letters

Identifier: MM.2020.019
Scope and Contents MANUSCRIPT ARCHIVE OF LETTERS WRITTEN BY GEORGE F. GERDING, THE FOUNDER OF WARTBURG, TENNESSEE, TO NEW YORK MERCHANT ANDREW W. SPIES, IN WHICH GERDING CONTINUES TO PROMOTE A "NEW GERMANY" IN TENNESSEE AND WITH STRONG CONTENT ON NORTH-SOUTH TENSIONS. Wartburg, Tn. 1854-1861. Seven autograph letters, signed, totaling [24]pp. A small but significant collection of letters written by German immigrant George F. Gerding to Andrew W. Spies, in which Gerding solicits investment in land belonging to...
Dates: 1854 - 1861

George Gillespie letter, 1859.

Identifier: MM.1981.187
Scope and Contents December 13, 1859, letter from George Gillespie, Kingston, E. Tenn., to General Leslie Combs, President of the Lexington & Danville Railroad. ALS 3 pp. Re: connecting Kentucky with the Blue Ridge RR via proposed Emory’s Gap route.
Dates: 1859

George Lewis Janney Civil War letters (Gift of Edward W. Wolford).

Identifier: MM.2011.017
Scope and Contents George Lewis Janney (August 16, 1841-June 18, 1915) Civil War letters. August 23, 1861-June 16, 1865. Written by George Lewis Janney, Indiana 36th Regiment, to friends and family. He was from Wheeling, Delaware County, Indiana. Written from Richmond; Camp Wayne; Camp Wickliff; University Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind. Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind., Georgia; Hospital No. 5, Nashville, Tenn.; Camp 36th Ind. near Atlanta, Ga.; Camp Cripple Creek, Tenn. December 18, 1864, has...
Dates: 1861-1864

George Sevier Family letters, 1890s.

Identifier: MM.1973.003
Scope and Contents Letters between cousins and other relatives of the George Sevier family. 1890s. Re: family news and everyday matters.
Dates: 1890-1900

H. L. Coleman Family World War II letters.

Identifier: MSC 0532
Scope and Contents World War II letters to Coleman family from soldiers in Europe
Dates: 1940s

Harry T. Burn Papers

Identifier: MSC 0255
Scope and Contents Includes legal records; material about women’s suffrage, 1920. + One folder of 6 photographs (5 pcs.--one 8x10 has 2 images on it) of Harry T. Burn and a set of files on the CBS television story (The American Parade) featuring Mr. Burn in 1974. 26 photographs of Rockwood, taken by Steinwehr. One box of Harry T. Burn suffrage material, including letter from Mama, telegrams, and related material. Removed from that box and placed in a separate box (Nov. 2007): 2...
Dates: 1919 - 1974

H[enry] Knox letter, Nov. 28, 1796.

Identifier: MM.1996.020
Scope and Contents Letter from H[enry] Knox, Thomaston, to Rufus Davenport, Boston. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: order for groceries.
Dates: 1796

Hu L. White letter, 1826.

Identifier: MM.1984.010
Scope and Contents May 16, 1826, letter from Hu L. White Senate Chamber, to William C. Mynatt, Knoxville. ALS 1 p. “The Bill to amend the Judicial System of the United States has this moment fallen in the House of Representatives by a majority of ten votes.”
Dates: 1826

Hu L. White letter, April 1, 1835.

Identifier: MM.1987.009
Scope and Contents April 1, 1835, letter from Hu L. White, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Letter of recommendation for Harrison Thompson, who will be visiting Eastern cities.
Dates: 1835

J. Fain Anderson letters, 1903, 1906.

Identifier: MM.1987.019
Scope and Contents Letters by J. Fain Anderson to son William Montgomery Anderson, Knoxville. 1903 and 1906. 2 envelopes.
Dates: 1903-1906

J. King Goodrich letters, 1883-1884.

Identifier: MM.1981.189
Scope and Contents Seven letters from J. King Goodrich, Washington, D. C. (one from Jonesboro, Tenn.), to Professor Benj. Silliman, New Haven, Conn. April 20, 1883 - February 11, 1884, Re: purchasing Bradley & Co. iron mine and land (Embreeville property) in Tennessee. Includes detail of cost estimates and benefits. January 5, 1884, letter from Jonesboro, Tenn., re: property in North Carolina.
Dates: 1883-1884

James P. and Lewis H. Easterly correspondence and family research. Ca. 1916-1940. (genealogy)

Identifier: MM.1999.043
Scope and Contents Correspondence of James P. Easterly (Barthville, Okla.) (ca. 1920) and Lewis H. Easterly, Gunnison, Colo. (ca. 1940); and Easterly family genealogy notes. Also, 1916 notice with small photo re: Easterly reunion.
Dates: 1916-1940

James S. Meek letter to Lemuel McBee, May 29, 1835.

Identifier: MM.2018.004
Scope and Contents Letter from James S. Meek, Caldwell County, Ky, (postmarked Princeton, Ky.), to Lemuel McBee, Newmarket (New Market), Jefferson County, Tenn. May 29, 1835. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Family news, growing and selling tobacco, U. S. Bank and bank charter, Judge White is the peoples’ candidate, caucus of nine members of Congress and David Crockett, the great coonkiller of the west, politics, let me know the price of Negroes there, wish to buy one or two negroes,
Dates: 1835

Jeanne Barkley Papers

Identifier: MSC 0949
Scope and Contents Alice Jeanne Barkley, most often referred to as Jeanne Barkley, was born in White Pine, Tennessee on October 3, 1918, but moved to Knoxville at 18 where she would spend the rest of her life. Jeanne attended Knoxville Business College and the University of Tennessee. After her first job at Lawson McGhee Library, she worked for 40 years in the Alumni Affairs office of UTK. Jeanne kept in touch with many UTK alum as well as her siblings Marvin, H.D., and Elizabeth. Miss Barkley died in July 31,...
Dates: 1937 - 1985

Jno. T. Heard letter, 1868.

Identifier: MM.1981.207
Scope and Contents August 26, 1868, letter from Jno. T. Heard, Sedalia, Mo., to Judge O. P. Temple, ALS 3 pp. Re: problem with sale of land and conduct of Messrs. Cotton & Stafford.
Dates: 1868

John H. Kain Letter to his wife, Trafalgar, Feby. 15, 1839.

Identifier: MM.2017.004
Scope and Contents John H. Kain letter written from Trafalgar farm, Knox County, Tenn. Feby. 15, 1839, to his wife, then in New Haven, Conn.
Dates: 1839

Joseph C. Strong, Sr., letter to Dr. Joseph C. Strong, Jr. August 22-24, 1842.

Identifier: MM.1995.01
Scope and Contents August 22-24, 1842, letter from Joseph C. Strong, Sr., Knoxville, to Dr. Joseph C. Strong, Jr., Bedford County, Tenn. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc., stamp missing at time of receipt by McClung Collection, January 1995). Re: health, family matters.
Dates: 1842

Knoxville Film Council scrapbook. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0175
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, letters, and ephemera about the organization and activities of the Knoxville Film Council. Some clippings dated and identified.

The Film Council was a subcommittee under the umbrella of the Committee for Public Understanding organized in the Spring of 1947. The Film Council first met October 20, 1947.
Dates: 1947 - 1948

Knoxville Gun Club Trap Shoot 1891.

Identifier: MM.2019.036
Scope and Contents Knoxville Gun Club Trap Shoot 1891; Letter to H. F. Van Deventer about trap shoot; Clipping and invitation to Cotillion.
Dates: 1891

Lakin Letters

Identifier: MM.2020.003
Scope and Contents 1) Anna Lakin Limited Training Elementary Certificate of from the State of Tennessee Department of Education. 1 July 1925 2) Anna Lakin 1926 Teacher Contract. Millertown Elementary. 3) Anna Lakin 1927 Principal Contract. Inskip Elementary. 4) ALS from Stella Smith (Iowa City, Iowa) to Anna Lakin (Knoxville, Tenn.) 19 October 1929. 5) ALS from A. M. Feathers (Knoxville, Tenn.) to Prof. Edd Lakin (Knoxville, Tenn) 15 September 1931.
Dates: 1926 - 1931

Laura E. Luttrell Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0146
Scope and Contents Laura E. Luttrell Papers, gift of Ella Luttrell. Boxes 1-29 located 3rd floor genealogies. 8+ boxes newspaper clippings & 1-box government projects moved to 3rd floor files. Many other items moved into catalogued collection. 3 folders of family charts moved to oversize family charts: Murphy; McCutchen; and Luttrell & McMillan. Collection includes photographs, CDVs, photograph album, 1-box originals, personal and professional papers, and LEL's research note cards. Also, Mary M. Luttrell...
Dates: 1969

Lenoir Chambers Papers (Laura Lenoir Chambers Correspondence 1864-1876). (Gift of Herbert L. Harper)

Identifier: MSC 0383
Scope and Contents The Lenoir Chambers Papers consist primarily of personal correspondence to and from Laura Lenoir of Loudon, Tennessee. The papers range in date from 1864 to 1876, with some undated material. Correspondents include Laura Lenoir (later Mrs. H. A. Chambers), Loudon and Madisonville, Tenn.; Captain H. A. Chambers (Henry Chambers), Morganton, Burke County, N. C., and Loudon and Madisonville, Tenn.; brother Fred Lenoir, Wheelock, Tex.; cousin I. W. Avery (Isaac Wheeler Avery), Dalton, Ga.; Thos. R....
Dates: 1864-1876

Letter, Amelia Nott to Richard Mitchell, Rogersville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2011.025
Scope and Contents Early,(no date), coverless letter to Richard Mitchell, Rogersville, Tenn. from niece Amelia C. Nott, in Limestone, Tenn. Also addressed to J. R. Mitchell and includes separate sections written to other family members in Rogersville. Mentions names of cousins and other relatives. 4 pgs. No post or charges marked.
Dates: undated

Letter: Arly? French to Mr. & Mrs. W. H. French, April 9, 1944.

Identifier: MM.2019.039
Scope and Contents Letter: Arly? French to Mr. & Mrs. W. H. French, April 9, 1944.
Dates: 1944

Letter: Edith (Lynn?) to Mrs. S. J. Lynn, Kingsport, Tenn. 9-21-1920.

Identifier: MM.2019.040
Scope and Contents Letter: Edith (Lynn?) to Mrs. S. J. Lynn, Kingsport, Tenn. 9-21-1920.
Dates: 1920

Letter N. J. Collum to S. J. MacKay

Identifier: MM.2020.005
Scope and Contents Letter to Lt. Col. S. J. MacKay from Capt. N. J. Collum (Greeneville, Tenn.) dated April 26, 1865. ALS. Collum notes he provided his car for the daughter and son of President Johnson as the railway had failed to provide one; discusses troop movements out of Bulls Gap (Tenn.); Confederate prisoner transport
Dates: 1865

Letter to Hugh McClung, November 15, 1827.

Identifier: MM.2012.004
Scope and Contents Letter to Hugh McClung, Esq., November 15, 1827. Name of sender hard to read. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: settlement of Watson estate. John Cooper estate, will of General Morton.
Dates: 1827

Letters to and from Thomas Hudson and Pryor Lea. December 27, 1827 and March 8, 1828.

Identifier: MM.1999.027
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas Hudson, Knoxville, to Pryor Lea, Representative of Tennessee in Congress, Washington City. December 18, 1827. ALS 1 pc. Re: collection of a debt. Letter from Pryor Lea, Washington City, to Thomas Hudson. March 8, 1828. ALS 1 p. Re: explains delay in his response to Hudson.
Dates: 1828

Livingston Family Letters, 1873-1895 (Jefferson County, Tenn.).

Identifier: MM.2010.008
Scope and Contents Livingston Family Letters, 1873-1895, Jefferson County, Tenn.
Dates: 1873 - 1895

M. B. Arnstein letter, 1958.

Identifier: MM.1991.002
Scope and Contents January 15 and December 15, 1958, letters from Max B. Arnstein, Buckingham Hotel, New York, N. Y., Carbon TS, 2 sheets. Re: Mr. Arnstein’s 99th and 100th birthdays and past business association. + January 22, 1958 (postmark) letter from M. B. Arnstein to James H. Hickman. ALS 1 pc. + 1 envelope with stamp. Re: thanking him for birthday letter. + photographic postcard of E. W. Ogden.
Dates: 1958