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Identifier: MSC 0884
Scope and Contents Research by Clarence Vance on the Vance and related families. Mr. Vance died on May 13, 1980. His material was delivered to Lawson McGhee Library, along with a desk and lamp (used by McClung Collection staff), and a small filing cabinet.
Identifier: MSC 0292
Scope and Contents Clovis H. Brakebill research on the Brakebill, Crutcher, Cromer & allied families.
Identifier: MSC 0352
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Robert R. Van Deventer to Bertram K. Little, 1977-1987; outline of documents donated by Selina Little to the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois; Van Deventer genealogy; and family papers 1814 - ca. 1942. Information concerning the Mayflower Napkin (+ photograph) now in Pilgrim Hall Museum at Plymouth, the Bettie Martin ring, and the George Washington ring (typescript, 1828). Letter of thanks from the hostages at Quebec, 1814, and letter from Eliza Parke Custis, both to...
Identifier: MSC 0668
Scope and Contents Cruze/Cruse/Crews family sheets. (Many photocopies). Each sheet stamped with McClung Collection stamp in green ink.
Identifier: MSC 0483
Scope and Contents David Babelay (1941-2000) is most noted for his deep research into the origins of Knoxville’s French-Swiss community. His book “They Trusted and Were Delivered: The French-Swiss of Knoxville, Tennessee,” published in two volumes in 1988, was authoritative and encyclopedic in its coverage. David launched his research into the French Swiss early and in depth. He learned to speak and read French and traveled to Switzerland a number of times. He adopted this project on the French Swiss at the first...
David Babelay’s 1997 Christmas letter and Bertha Pierce McCampbell’s family notes from Christmases, 1914-1924.
Scope and Contents David Babelay’s 1997 Christmas letter (5 pp., much about family research) and Bertha Pierce McCampbell’s family notes from Christmases, 1914-1924 (typescript), + note about family toys on exhibit and one page of photocopied pictures featuring the toys.
Dates: 1914-1924; 1997
David Rice letter, October 20, 1798; Rice, Brewer and Montgomery family information (Gift of L.D. Brewer) (genealogy)
Identifier: MM.1979.025 a&b
Scope and Contents MM.1979.025a contains: October 20, 1798 letter from David Rice, Greeneville, to “Aunt & Uncle” [Philip Brewer, Bedford, Va.). ALS 1 p. Mentions treaty with Indians, family coming to Tenn. A transcribed copy of this letter is in MM.1979.025b and should be used for research and copying. MM.1979.025b contains genealogical information on the Rice, Brewer, and Montgomery families. Folder also contains a transcribed copy of the 1798 letter in MM.1979.025a.
Scope and Contents 18th and early 19th Century papers of the Delpuech family (France & Geneva). Includes genealogy, poetry, watercolor of tulip, etc. 21 pcs. + letter from donor and envelope. Written in French.
Dates: 18th and 19th century
Identifier: MSC 0575
Scope and Contents Donald B. Reagan Collection--Knox County Families: Cox, Douglas, Julian, Kron, Overton, Morrow, Walker, Walker.
Identifier: MSC 0882
Scope and Contents Genealogical research on the Henry and William Valentine families.
Identifier: MSC 0232
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Joseph C. Strong, Jr. (1808-1878), a physician in Knoxville who moved to Shelbyville in 1826, and back to Knoxville in 1847. Collection includes: a history of the Strong family; correspondence to Dr. Strong, 1827-1852; correspondence to Dr. Strong and Dr. Kain, 1829-1831; correspondence to Dr. Strong’s wife Sophronia, 1843-1845; correspondence about Dr. Strong, 1832-1839; Dr. Strong’s receipts, notes, settlements, 1830-1851; catalog of medicines; papers of Benjamin Rush Strong,...
Dates: 1827-1852; 1868-1870
Identifier: MSC 0907
Scope and Contents Dyer and Allied Families (Grace Dyer Mellander Research) Grace Dyer Mellander (1920-2015) was a very serious genealogist who collected and shared Dyer family research widely. She decided to place her Dyer research in Tennessee because of the many family connections to the state.
Identifier: MSC 0295
Scope and Contents Research by E. Spears McCollough (1892-1966) of Knoxville and his mother Cassandra Kirkpatrick McCollough (1858-1940) on the Kirkpatrick and allied families. Other surnames include Bayless, Clark, Haun, Stevenson, White, and Wilkins. In 1978 Glenn S. Clark compiled an index (Folder 1) which correlates to the photocopied set of the Kirkpatrick Family History in five volumes (Folders 3-10). The collection also includes The American Register from 1926-1932, with some gaps.
Identifier: MSC 0284
Scope and Contents Research of Edith Owsley Reed of Blount County, Tenn., on the Owsley, Ousley, Housley family and related lines. Includes two sets of cards; photographs; information on the Owsley Family Historical Society; Ousley Genealogical Society; and Speak, Speake, Speakes, Speaks Family Association. Most material arranged by descendants of John Christian Owsley and wife Charity Barton Owsley. See Finding Aid for details. 18 boxes of genealogical research on 3rd floor, Box 19 with photographs in closed...
Scope and Contents Four letters from Edmund P. Gaines, Hogansburgh, Franklin County, N. Y. and Washington, D. C., to Cousin Sue (Mrs. Susan Clotworthy, Hillman, Taliaferro County, Ga. 1886-1898. Re: genealogical information, family stories. February 27, 1921, letter from Abbie M. Gaines, Hogansburgh, N. Y. (N. J.?), to Cousin Sue. ALS 4 pp. + envelope. Re: family news.
Elizabeth and Elbert Willson Collection. Includes Isaac Lane Bible and Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists) (Bibles).
Identifier: MSC 0399
Scope and Contents Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists (1822-1870), McMinn County, Tenn (Isaac and Sarah Lane were initial members). Roster of members transcribed 10.2010. Three bibles: Isaac Lane Bible (1803), Frankie Sherman Rasnake Bible (1874) (no family entries), and the Tola Sherman Bible (no date)(no family entries). Land entry no. 2573 for Thomas Shearman/Sherman, McMinn County, Tennessee, March 5, 1826. Blueprint copy of “Timberlake’s Map of Overhill Indian Towns, May 3, 1906. Letter to Eliza...
Identifier: MSC 0823
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Cowan Sneed Shue Collection (Gift of Lloyd C. Shue) Elizabeth Shue had a major role in two family history books: The John Pickens family: combined edition including a reprint of the 1951 edition / by Nellie Pickens Anderson ; plus a new supplement and index of the combined editions, edited by Elizabeth Cowan Snead Shue and Lloyd C. Shue. Snead Notebook: compiled by Elizabeth Sneed Shue
Identifier: MSC 0634
Scope and Contents Ellen McClung Berry Travel Materials consists of items related to the estate of Ellen McClung Berry, with a focus on her trip abroad in the late 1920’s. It includes a travel diary detailing her solo trip around the world from 1927-1928. It also contains a photo album from earlier trips to Italy with her family in the early 1920’s. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, journals, and documents involving her parents, as well as genealogy of the McClung family.
Identifier: MSC 0130
Scope and Contents Research by Ellen McClung Green (1872-1956) on genealogy (McClung, Green, Mills, Morgan, and White families) and the history of Knoxville. Also includes family correspondence, 1835-1951; newspaper clippings on Calvin Morgan McClung, Lee McClung, Frank McClung, and the McClung Historical Collection; handwritten cookbook of Ellen McClung Green, 1892.
Identifier: MSC 0044
Scope and Contents Genealogical research done by Knoxville genealogist Elsie Carr (Mrs. Winford C. Carr), primarily on Humphrey/Humphries, Stansbury, and Foust families. (Research was conducted for hire for clients towards possible inheritance claims).
Identifier: MSC 0239
Scope and Contents F.W. Taylor family papers, including: estate settlement papers of L. D. Franklin (n.d., 1841-1878); Graham family papers; Miller and Taylor family history; cabinet card of David Crockett; Treaty of Dumplin Creek program; Marshall J. Hughes patent papers, 1886; land grants and deeds, mostly in Grainger, Cocke, and Jefferson Counties, Tenn, n.d., 1795-1854 (some signed by William Carroll, Jos. McMinn, and President Franklin Pierce). Photocopies of land records are in folder 38; the donor kept the...
Scope and Contents “Family Record of the Andersons, Deadericks, Outlaws and Connecting Branches Ramseys, Alexanders, Scotts of Tennessee.” Compiled by [Rosa Naomi Scott]. 1931. 157 pages of text, illustrations. 1 vol. Typescript.
Faulkner (Robinson, Scott, Faulkner...& Kindred Families and The James Grant Family... compiled by Anna Kirk Faulkner, 1925). (genealogy)
Scope and Contents Robinson, Scott, Faulkner, Kirk, Grant, LeFevre, Riley, Orr, McCroskey, Mangham, Read, and Kindred Families compiled by Mrs. William Scott Faulkner (Anna Kirk Faulkner), 1925 (her note indicates the work is incomplete) Carbon TS with notes. 60 pp. ; and The James Grant Family of Virginia - North Carolina. Compiled by Anna Kirk Faulkner, 1925. Carbon TS with notes. 110 pp.
Identifier: MSC 0248
Scope and Contents The Fern W. Deal Genealogical Collection contains the genealogical research and correspondence of Fern W. Deal of Knoxville, Tenn. Her work centered on the Caldwell, Deal, Kirkpatrick, and Rutherford family lineages, with a focus on the American Revolution. She was the author of Deal Family: Descendants of William Deal III and 13 Allied and Collateral Family Lineages. One copy is cataloged in the Calvin M. McClung Collection. The bulk of the material spans the years 1960-1970, and includes...
Identifier: MSC 0316
Scope and Contents Files 1-7993 and as recd.
Identifier: MSC 0275
Scope and Contents Genealogical research done by Flora Davis Maull (Mrs. Baldwin Maull) on the following families: Blackwell, Butt, Clark, Davis, Fain, Green, Glenn and Shelton, Grogan, Hubble, Ledyard, Marks, Marsh, Massey, Sandland, Thomas, Wall and Kirby, Williams. One box contains maps (mostly topo maps) from Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Folder 1 contains a printed volume: Genealogical Notebook of Flora Davis Maull.
Identifier: MSC 0803
Scope and Contents F. G. Percival Collection including Percival and allied families.
Identifier: MSC 0633
Scope and Contents Research on the Berry/Barry family done by G. Edward Berry of Knoxville.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.011
Scope and Contents Oversize Genealogical Chart of the Fontaine and Maury Families, starting with John de la Fontaine, born 1500. 2 copies (reproductions).
Identifier: MSC 0382
Scope and Contents 16 boxes of research on the McRee and allied families. Line of William McRee from County Down, Ireland.
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