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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;...
Identifier: MSC 0453
Scope and Contents Photographs and papers related to the Boyd and Barton families of East Tennessee. Box 1 includes handwritten Mason genealogy, possibly by Sue Boyd, tracing family from 1773-1891; Sue Boyd autograph album collecting signatures and notes from 1860-1863, including a note from “Cousin Belle Boyd”; Sue Boyd Barton letter to H.L. McClung dated July 1, 1924, including a mention of a gift of a black locust mallet cut from part of the foundation of Blount House; Boyd family photos, including some from...
Identifier: MSC 0013
Scope and Contents Papers of George Lewis Welcker (1892-1965), son of James Henry and Dixie Welcker, and grandson of Charles Freeling and Caroline Mitchell Welcker. Papers include: correspondence between Welcker family members; business correspondence; Capt. J. H. Welcker, Kingston, Tenn., correspondence with Tennessee River Iron Ore and Railway Company of Chattanooga and the East Tennessee Mining Company of Harriman, Tenn., 1887-1892; genealogical correspondence and material, 1912-1930, which belonged to Dixie...
Scope and Contents Hall family genealogy by Caroline S. Hall, 1906. 69 pp. TS Photocopy. Handwritten account of men from Knox County, Tenn., going to Kentucky to join the Union Army in 1862. 1937 handwritten copy by Fannie Hall Beam. 2 pp. Photocopy. August 1863 letter from T. J. Larue (?), Stanford, Ky., to parents. ALS 1 p. Photocopy. 8x10” B&W copy photographs-- ca. 1878 view of Knoxville.
Identifier: MSC 0077
Scope and Contents Harris family papers, 1834-1967. Harris family correspondence from Knox, Jefferson, and Grainger Counties, Tenn. Includes Aug. 3, 1863, letter from Thomas McGuire to wife from Camp Nelson; business correspondence with W. A. Galbraith in Knoxville, Tenn.; genealogical notes on Meek, Fagala, and Turnley families (photocopies of this material placed in Meek, Fagala, and Turnley Genealogy VFs); 1879 program from Dandridge School; The Child’s Paper, Aug. 1874; Thespian Hall (Dandridge, Tenn.)...
Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier, the...
Identifier: MSC 0084
Scope and Contents Collection of Fain family papers from East Tennessee. Includes: diaries of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain (1816-1892), dating from 1834 to 1892; military papers of Richard G. Fain; papers from the Mossy Creek Cotton Mill, 1862-1879; account books, Bible entries for Fain and Anderson families; photographs; almanacs; recipes; slaves to Liberia (folder 31); Rhea family genealogy; Elizabeth Rhea Anderson diary; Hiram Fain diary; patent medicine circulars; ephemera. 11 boxes of processed material....
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...