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Bellview School Record of Examination, 1889-90.
Record of Examination, Higher department, Bellview School, Knox County, Tennessee. Term of 1889-90. Lists name, age, grade, subjects and grades, remarks, etc. Signed by D. A. Shields, Teacher, February 1890.
Bernice Stiles material.
C. C. Justus Collection (History).
C. C. (Cummins C.) Justus was an educator, writer, and historian who lived in Knoxville for much of his adult life. He was born in Grainger County, attended Powder Springs Academy, the University of Tennessee, and Harvard. He was superintendent of schools for Grainger County. He taught at Central High School in Knox county, Tullahoma, and Clinton. He was a master mason and a member of Masonic Lodge, no. 244. The collection includes scrapbooks of local history and family history.
Certificate of Distinction from East Tennessee Education Association
“The East Tennessee Education Association awards this Certificate of Distinction to the public school system of Lenoir City In Recognition of the Fact that this System had One Hundred per Centum of its White Teachers in Actual Attendance at the Thirty-Fifth Annual Session of this Association. Given this the 28th day of October 1939.” Includes seal.
Certificate of Luke Lea, Entry Taker of Ocoee District. June 18, 1842.
Certificate of Luke Lea, Entry Taker of Ocoee District. June 18, 1842. Mentions occupants Eli Cleveland and Samuel Parks, land for use of colleges.
Channel One storyboard carried by Chris Whittle. Gift of Janie McGowan. (artifacts)
38” high and 56” wide (unfolded) storyboard used by Chris Whittle to sell the concept of Channel One television for use in schools. Inside contains text and glossy illustrations. 1 pc.
Charles McGhee Tyson schoolwork, 1901.
“A Ghost Story” and a sample letter of recommendation for rhetoric class. By Charles McGhee Tyson, 1901.
Creed F. Casteel Papers.
East Tennessee Education Association certificate of distinction to Knox County, 1939.
East Tennessee Education Association certificate of distinction to Knox County Public School System for 100% attendance of white teachers in attendance of annual session. October 28, 1939. Printed certificate with seal signed by D.S.(?) Burleson(?). DS 1 pc.
Eliza Jane McClung letter to Mary Ann McClung, April 3, 1858. (Typed transcription).
Letter from Mrs. Eliza Jane McClung, Nashville, to her niece by marriage, Mary Ann McClung (Mrs. Pleasant M. McClung), Knox County, Tenn. April 3, 1858. (typed transcription) transcribed by Barbara A. McClung, February 13, 1912. TS 3 pp. Re: Hugh’s education, wedding of Matt and Julia, preaching by Dr. Styles of New Haven, family news.
Ephemera from East Tennessee African American schools
Hall and Stakely Papers.
Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s.
Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s. 5 pcs. 1. 183_ marriage bond, George Routh and Catharine Rankin. 2. 1829 marriage license, Russell Birdwell to Louisa B. Rodgers (fragment). 3. 1841 stud horse(?) license issued to Alexander E. Smith. Cocke County. 4. 1841 note to Col. Jos. Hamilton. 5. 18th District report- list of persons whose children are entitled to the school fund. No date.
John and Rhoda Campbell Williams Papers.
Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. . 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.
John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867.
John R. Lowry Collection.
Papers of Professor John R. Lowry, Knoxville, Tenn., Ca. 1880s-1923. Includes material related to Park City School; memorial resolutions for John R. Lowry and wife; orations; essays; two photographs.
Katherine Williams scrapbook (scrapbooks)
Matriculation cards, invitations, calling cards, ribbons, programs, report cards, exams, photographs, correspondence, tickets, newspaper clippings, other ephemera and memorbilia from Katherine Williams time at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Written in ink on first page “Katherine Williams. Memory Book, kept while attending University of Tennessee.” Spine cover detached from boards, but binding intact.
Knox County School History: report of Schools Sub-Committee of Two Centuries Steering Committee submitted by Dr. Paul Kelley and Mrs. Roger Howell. (1992)
Knox County School History: report of Schools Sub-Committee of Two Centuries Steering Committee submitted by Dr. Paul Kelley and Mrs. Roger Howell. Ca. 1992. 552 pp. in 3-ring notebook. Photocopy. Contains partial list of schools in Knox County and school histories received during the Knox County Two Centuries celebration in 1992.
Knox County, Tenn., Schools, 1882, 1889-90.
MM-2016-004 a Contract with Teacher. Jno. M. Love, Knox County, Tenn. at Shieldstown(?) School. Signed by Directors A. Buffat, J .H. Smith and Geo. A. McNutt. Also signed by J. M. Love. September 18, 1882. DS 1 pc.
Knoxville and Knox County Adult Education Council, 1939-1944.
Knoxville and Knox County Adult Education Council, 1939-1944.
Knoxville College Video Collection
Knoxville Female Schools. (ephemera)
Knoxville Female Seminary catalogs, 1849-50, 1850-51; E.T. Female Institute, 1848-49 catalog; Knoxville Female Institute circular and catalog, 1865-66.
Knoxville Schools. (ephemera)
Lavinia Lea letter to her mother Susan Lea. August 4, 1843(?).
Letter from Lavinia Lea, Salem [N. C.], to her mother Susan Lea, Cleveland, Tenn. August 4, 1843(?) (1823?). ALS 2 pp. + outer cover (2 pcs. mounted on silk). Re: examinations at school, upcoming visit from father.
Martha Slatery Erickson Collection (Genealogy).
Research by Nancy Rosetta Myers Slatery (“Etta”) and her cousin Mary Alice Bird Dunn. Families include: Bryant, Campbell, Dunn / Abbott / Bird / Lawson, Headrick, Houser (and “Houser Hunter” newsletters), Myers, Nichols, Russell, Slatery, Walker, and Webb (includes research by Jack Webb Turrentine). Other materials include: American Education Week, 1952; Knoxville High School Blue & White (vol. 5, no. 14, December 23, 1926); clippings and articles on the Sultana.
Michael Davis, Arithmetic, ca. 1797.
Morristown Normal and Industrial College “Radio” [magazine] vol. 1, no. 9 (1928). (ephemera)
Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. Gift of Marguerite B. Hamer.
Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. 13 pcs. Mostly letters to William D. Neilson, Greene County, Tenn. Re: family matters, education, etc.
Powell High School research papers, 1992-1993, 1997. Janie Cassell, teacher.
Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
Reynolds Papers, n.d., 1801-1929.
- Subject: Education X
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 35
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 2
- Education 33
- Schools 10
- Photographs 7
- Teachers 6
- Knox County (Tenn.) 4
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 4
- United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 4
- African American schools 3
- African Americans 3
- Ephemera 3
- African American history 2
- Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877 2
- Civil Rights 2
- Clubs and organizations 2
- Colleges 2
- Diaries 2
- Diplomas 2
- East Tennessee Education Association 2
- Genealogy 2
- Knoxville Female Seminary 2 + ∧ less
- English 7
- Ealy, Sally 1
- Knoxville College 1
- Nash, William E, 1887-1996 1