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Aileen Seilaz Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

McCampbell Papers and Blount County, Tenn., entry books (1820s; 1839-1856; 1860-1897)

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Identifier: MSC 0133
Scope and Contents Business papers of E. S. Hodges of Knoxville; 1865 invoices from New York to Yett & Hogges (Hodges?), Sevierville, Tenn.; correspondence between Andrew McCampbell of East Tennessee and his sister Margaret J. McCampbell of Mississippi; genealogical papers of Ella Jane Oldham McCampbell of Knoxville; Blount County, Tenn., Entry Books for 1820s, 1839-1854, and 1860-1897; Deed lists for G-X (A-F and YZ are missing). Earliest document is January 26, 1795, deed between John Adair and Andrew...
Dates: 1795; 1820-1897

Olga Jones Edwards Genealogical Collection. (Wear, Walker, and related families. )

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Identifier: MSC 0279
Scope and Contents Genealogical research of Olga Jones Edwards of Puyallup, Wash. Primarily research on the Wear, Weir, Walker, and related families (most from Sevier and Blount Counties, Tenn.). Also includes her correspondence with Ina Wear Roberts, Izora Frizzell, Sue Tanco, and others. Copies of her books and publications are also included: Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers, The ’Connection’ in East Tennessee, Weir/Wear from Here to There to the White House, and Genealogy of a Jones Family of Arkansas...
Dates: 1961-1991

Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Dates: 1965-2005

Will E. Parham Papers (originals) (genealogy).

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Identifier: MSC 0799
Scope and Contents Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County. His genealogy research includes information on over 400 family surnames.
Dates: 1920-1940