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Poem by M. C. B. on ribbon, Knoxville, Tenn., June 23, [18]97. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2003.002
Scope and Contents

Poem by M.C.B. printed on ribbon, Knoxville, Tenn., June 23, [18]97. (ephemera). Mentions Knoxville, Paradise Alley, and Farrell Avenue. May have to do with Tennessee’s Centennial. Off white ribbon, printed in black. Top folded over and tied with two narrow ribbons. Felt piece (butterfly shape?) pinned to bottom left with a straight pin. 1 item. Ca. 7 x 3.5”

Dates: 1897

“Poke Shooting in Tennessee.” Political cartoon re: James K. Polk by E. W. C. N.Y., 1844.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 1844.001
Scope and Contents

“Poke Shooting in Tennessee.” Political cartoon by E.W.C. Published by A. Donelly. Re: Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Webster, Dallas, Tyler, and Freylinghuysen. Color. 1 pc. (fragile: edges are damaged).

Dates: 1844

Political and Business Ephemera.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.139
Scope and Contents

Political: J W. Elmore for Mayor (1951); Al Schmutzer for District Attorney

Business: M. F. Flenniken & Co. (4 pieces); McClamroch Co.; Preston White, C. L. U.

Cultural: Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Va.

Dates: unknown

Political Ephemera. Gift of Eddie Walker.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2011.013
Scope and Contents

1. Election ticket [1872]. For President, Ulysses S. Grant...Republican State Ticket [Tenn.], For Governor, Hon. A.A. Freeman. 1 pc. 2. Governor Austin Peay, Candidate for re-nomination Democratic Primary August 5, 1926, Opening Speech Delivered at Trenton, June 26th, 1926. 24 pp. (ink stain on p. 24). 3. Democratic Instruction Card [1938]. Governor: Prentice Cooper, J. Ridley Mitchell, J. Bailey Wray. 1 pc.

Dates: 1872, 1926, 1938

Post cards, Christmas cards, Kefauver items.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.149
Scope and Contents Commencement Exercises booklet, 1921; Congressman Howard H. Baker Sr. photo/calendar card, 1962; Vote for Senator Estes Kefauver card; Christmas card from Nancy and Estes Kefauver, 1960; Christmas card from Nancy and Estes Kefauver, post-1960; Christmas card from Nancy and Estes Kefauver, post-1960; John J. Duncan photo/calendar card, 1974; Congressman John J. Duncan Jr. good luck penny; Postcard announcing inaugural open house to meet Governor-elect Phil Bredeson and his wife, 1/14/2003;...
Dates: 1921 - 1974

Poster to urge saving the historic J. Allen Smith House. Knox Heritage. 2002. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.003
Scope and Contents

Poster to urge saving the historic J. Allen Smith House. Knox Heritage. 2002. 17 x 12.” Features an art print of the house. 2 copies.

Dates: 2002

Priscilla, or the Pilgrim’s Proxy program (ephemera)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2010.001
Scope and Contents

Priscilla, or the Pilgrim’s Proxy program, Staub’s Theatre, April 22, 23, and 24 (no year; 1890s). Small newspaper format with many Knoxville advertisements. Under the auspices of the Woman’s Centennial Board. 1 pc. (4 pp.) Very fragile; brittle. ephemera.

Dates: 1890

Proclamation issued by General E. Kirby Smith and W. M. Churchwell re: clemency and amnesty, Knoxville, Tenn., April 1862. Confederate. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2006.011
Scope and Contents

Proclamation issued by Major General E. Kirby Smith, Commanding Dept. of East Tenn., April 18, 1862, and W.M. Churchwell, Colonel and Provost Marshal, Knoxville, Tenn., April 23, 1862. Re: clemency and amnesty for citizens. Confederate document. Printed broadside. 1 pc. Ephemera.

Dates: 1862

‘Proposed Municipal Stadium to Be Built in Present Central Location at Caswell Park.’ ‘Smokies.’. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2007.004
Scope and Contents

‘Architect’s Drawing of the Proposed Municipal Stadium to Be Built in Present Central Location at Caswell Park.’ Knoxville, Tenn. John W. Bush. Shows rendering of baseball stadium. On the back of card: ‘Baseball and Revenue for the City of Knoxville.’ Vote June 29th for Municipal Stadium Bonds. No date [1949?] 1 pc.

Dates: 1949

‘Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays’ by D. Paine. 2006. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2006.012
Scope and Contents

‘Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays’ by D. Paine, KBA Lunch and Learn. December 14, 2006. Photocopies of illustrations used in PowerPoint presentation. 9 pp, Thursday, December 14, 2006 Calhoun’s on the River Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays Speaker: Donald F. Paine, Paine, Tarwater, Bickers & Tillman

Dates: 2006

Regas Restaurant brochure. ca. 1951. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2000.002
Scope and Contents

Regas Restaurant, established 1919. Brochure with drawing of restaurant on cover, photographs of interior, facts about Knoxville, health hints, etc. 1 pc. 12 pp.

Dates: 1951

Republicans Urge Tennessee to Ratify Suffrage. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2011.006
Scope and Contents

Republicans Urge Tennessee to Ratify Suffrage. Broadside. 1 pc. 8.5 x 11” (fragile). [1920]. National Woman’s Party, Washington, D.C. (ephemera)

Dates: 1920

Rhodes & Hewin, Furniture, 179 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Advertising card. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2013.004
Scope and Contents

Compliments of Rhodes & Hewin, Furniture, 179 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Flowers on front of advertising card. Handwritten note on back dated May 9, 1902. Ephemera. 1 pc. Lower left corner missing.

Dates: 1902

Rich’s Knoxville, Tenn. (rendering and promotional brochure) (ephemera)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.006
Scope and Contents

B&W photographic copy of rendering of Rich’s Knoxville, Tenn., on Locust & Church. Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects. 16 x 20.” (damaged at edges). + “Rich’s Builds another regional store...Knoxville.” No date. Blue ink on white/ivory. Clear plastic cover. 10 x 14.”

Dates: 1955

Robert Armstrong advertisement for ‘Wool!! Burred, Picked and Carded” (No date). (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2000.005
Scope and Contents

“Wool!! Burred, Picked and Carded” advertisement by Robert Armstrong. No date. 1 pc. Press & Messenger Print. Broadside.

Dates: undated

Roberts Family Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0214
Scope and Contents Papers of the Roberts Family (William and Elizabeth, Henry, James, John and David Roberts and others) of Knox County, Tenn. (also Indiana and Texas). Collection includes family correspondence, N.D., 1837-1891. Business papers, ephemera, and land records, N.D., 1792-1837 are in separate folders. Undated petition to remove James E. Carter from office of Col. Commandant of 22nd Regt. of Tennessee Militia is located in the Business Papers folder. 9 folders in one box. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1837-1891

Rocky Springs Male and Female Academy, Sevier County, E. Tenn. August 3, 1861 broadside. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.001
Scope and Contents

Rocky Springs Male and Female Academy, Sevier County, E. Tenn. J.H. Morton, A.B., Professor of Ancient Languages and S.L. Sanford, Professor of Mathematics. Secretary Lewis Wayland, Trundles X Roads, Tenn. August 3, 1861. E. Barry, Pr. 1 pc. Lists benefits of the area, tuition rates for students, rules and policies.

Dates: 1861

Roster for Machine Gun Company, 117th Infantry, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, April 1919. (World War I) T.H.R. Neal Papers. Oversize Ephemera. Gift of Lillian Woods.

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2013.001
Scope and Contents

Roster for Machine Gun Company, 117th Infantry, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, April 1919. (World War I) T.H.R. Neal Papers. Oversize Ephemera. Gift of Lillian Woods. Color poster published and copyrighted 1919 by H.H. Stratton, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1919

Rotary International’s 75th Anniversary program. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera Collection 023
Scope and Contents

Rotary International’s 75th Anniversary program, Feb. 19, 1980. Sponsored by South Knoxville Rotary Club.

Dates: 1980

Rotherwood Elm print. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera Collection 016
Scope and Contents

Print of the Rotherwood Elm, Kingsport Inn. Overlay with description of the tree and site. Prepared as a Christmas greeting by Howard-Duckett Company. Before 1939.

Dates: 1930-1939

S. B. Luttrell & Co., Hardware and Cutlery; Wohlwend Brothers, Market Gardeners, Knoxville, Tenn. (Ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2016.030
Scope and Contents

S. B. Luttrell & Co., Hardware and Cutlery; Wohlwend Brothers, Market Gardeners, Knoxville, Tenn. (Ephemera)

Dates: undated

Sam G. Heiskell Scrapbooks covering 1895 to 1920.

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Identifier: PAS 0064
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of S.G. (Sam) Heiskell (Mayor of Knoxville 1896-97). Mostly newspaper clippings (many about Heiskell and politics) and ephemera. V. 1 1895-1907. 174 pp. (former accession # 4509) V. 2 1906-1912. 144 pp. (former accession # 4510) V. 3 1911-1915. 100 pp. (former accession # 4511) V. 4 1915-1918 144 pp. (former accession # 4512) V. 5 1917-1920 140 pp. (former accession # 4513)

Dates: 1895-1920

Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0148
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of relief bills introduced by Jno. C. Houk, U.S. House of Representatives, 52nd Congress. 1892. 1 volume. 153 pp. + index at front of volume. + loose papers, including: 6 relief bills, 1892; “To the Republican Voters of Phillips County”; program from Fifth Annual Drummers Picnic, Knoxville, Tenn., May 8, 1890;”To All Good Citizens of Tennessee” from the Anti-Salon League; The Tennessee Educational Bulletin. Vol. 2, No. 1. Nashville, Tenn. January 1923.

Dates: 1890s, 1923

Sevier County Bank. May 21, 2006 booklet produced for Grand Opening of the new bank building. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2006.003
Scope and Contents

Sevier County Bank. May 21, 2006 booklet produced for Grand Opening of the new bank building in Sevierville.15 pp. 2 copies.

Dates: 2006

Sevier County Public Library System and Rawlings Funeral Home, 2010. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.003
Scope and Contents

Program “History of Moving Library Books, 1921-2010” for the Sevier County Public Library System. The Fred P. Rawlings Funeral Home helped move books in a hearse to the Sevier County Public Library in the 1920s and was used again in April 2010 in a symbolic move to the new library building. The program also mentions the Sevierville Masonic Lodge, the GFWC Manthano Club, the Nolichucky Regional Library, and the library board and foundation. April 20, 2010. 1 pc. ephemera

Dates: 2010

Smoky Mountain Railroad time table no. 5, July 21, 1947. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2013.002
Scope and Contents

Smoky Mountain Railroad. Knoxville and Sevierville, Tennessee. Time Table No. 5 (Effective 12:01 A.M. Central Time) Monday, July 21, 1947. For the Government and Information of Employees only. F.L. Parks, Superintendent. 1 pc. Ephemera 2013.002a front cover Ephemera 2013.002b inside time table

Dates: 1947

Spalding’s Official Base Ball (baseball) guide, Knoxville teams, 1906. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2017.003
Scope and Contents

Five Knoxville baseball teams clipped from Spalding’s Official Base Ball (baseball) guide, Knoxville teams, 1906. Ephemera 2017.003.001: Baker-Hind (sic) [Himel] baseball team Ephemera 2017.003.002: Knoxville Reds baseball team Ephemera 2017.003.003: Imperial base ballteam Ephemera 2017.003.004: McClung base ballteam Ephemera 2017.003.005: Y.M.C.A. baseball team 5 printed images with text, clipped from the guide (4.5 x 3.5 inches).

Dates: 1906

St. Mary’s Hospital Collection (Gift of John M. Burkhart, MD).

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Identifier: MSC 0317
Scope and Contents Opened on April 22, 1930, St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital was built on Knoxville’s Oak Hill Avenue as the third Catholic hospital established in Tennessee. Through the leadership of the Sisters of Mercy, many landmark additions were made to the hospital over the years including the East Tennessee Cancer Clinic in 1937 and the first cerebral palsy clinic in East Tennessee in 1948. Many notable doctors and staff worked for St. Mary’s over the years including Drs. Herbert Acuff, Jacob Bradsher,...
Dates: 1927-2019

Star Service Station, Knoxville, Tenn., service reminder / blotter. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2003.010
Scope and Contents

Postcard-sized blotter and printed reminder for service from the Star Service Station, Gay Street at 5th Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc. Has picture of young woman at left, printed reminder at right.

Dates: undated

Stars on Stage 2008 featuring B .B. King. A fundraiser for the Historic Tennessee Theatre. Presented by Regal Entertainment Group. March 29, 2008. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2008.005
Scope and Contents

Stars on Stage 2008 featuring B. B. King. A fundraiser for the Historic Tennessee Theatre. Presented by Regal Entertainment Group. March 29, 2008. 1 pc. + insert. Color booklet with one page history of the Tennessee Theatre, using photographs from the McClung Collection. Insert: Silent Auction catalog. (ephemera)

Dates: 2008