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Pauline West Papers on West and Allied Families (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0914
Scope and Contents Includes research done by Pauline West on the West family and allied families; includes descendants of adopted daughter of Tennessee Gov. Joseph McMinn
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Penelope Johnson Allen “Family Scrapbook.” (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0137
Scope and Contents The original scrapbooks were compiled by Penelope Johnson Allen. These were photocopied and bound in 4 alphabetical volumes available on library shelves. Additional photocopy is in boxes with the original volumes, which are quite fragile. Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tenn. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago, and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in...
Dates: 1936

Penelope Johnson Allen Genealogical Papers (photocopies in VF) (genealogy)

Identifier: MSC 0617
Scope and Contents Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago, and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in Chattanooga and active in the suffrage movement in Tennessee. Penelope Johnson Allen was active in a number of clubs and lineage societies and was avid genealogist and historian. Mrs. Allen served as one of the state supervisors for the...
Dates: 1930-1970

Penelope Johnson Allen “Leaves from the Family Tree.”

Identifier: PAS 0138
Scope and Contents Originals and copies from “Leaves from the Family Tree,” a genealogical column by Penelope Johnson Allen in the Chattanooga Times, 1930s. The originals were used to produce a book published by the Southern Historical Press, and copies of the book were sent to the McClung Collection as a gift by Silas E. Lucas, Jr. The original articles were glued onto new galley sheets for printing. ix, 372, 373-453 index. + 2 cataloged volumes of photocopies (deaccessioned from McClung Collection card catalog...
Dates: 1930s

Penelope Johnson Allen Research (Gift of Mrs. Helen Maroon) (genealogy)

Identifier: MSC 0618
Scope and Contents Genealogical research by Penelope Johnson Allen, given by her granddaughter Mrs. Helen Maroon. Includes: The Family of Gossett by Evangeline Gossett Newcomer; Chatata Valley by Elizabeth Cate Manly; Howard Family Record: A Short Sketch of My Life by James Marion Howard; The DeKalb Legend, Vol. 5, 1977-78; Morgan Migrations, 4 issues; Northwest Georgia Historical & Genealogical Society Quarterly, 1 issue; 14 folders of genealogical research. Additional genealogical items, photographs,...
Dates: 1970-1985

Philip Roy Easterly Research (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0060
Scope and Contents Genealogical research on the Easterly family in the United States done by Philip Roy Easterly. Based on the descendants of George and Mary Easterly. Cards added to Genealogy VF index for: Easterly, Bewley, and Haws families.
Dates: 1955-1970

Prentiss Price Genealogical Research .

Identifier: MSC 0805
Dates: 1947-1960

Prentiss Price Papers, Kyle Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0282
Scope and Contents Photocopies of family files, original research done by Prentiss Price. Originals returned to Kate Kyle in 1981 and were subsequently given to the Rogersville Public Library. Surnames from this collection are noted on cards for the genealogical vertical files.
Dates: 1940-1980

Raymond Swafford Collection (Swafford/Swofford family).

Identifier: MSC 0860
Scope and Contents Genealogy files compiled by Raymond Calvin Swafford (1920-2002) covering a time span of 1797-1999. Many of the files are directly linked to pages of “Swaffords of Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee” (2nd ed., 1978)
Dates: 1797-1999

Reagan Family Records, 1650-1850 (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0286
Scope and Contents Reagan family research, 1650-1850, gathered and compiled by Arthur M. Reagan. Correspondence and copies of documents. Folders: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi; Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas; Delaware & Maryland; Illinois, Indiana, Missouri; Georgia; Kentucky; Michigan & Ohio; New Jersey; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Virginia & West Virginia; Correspondence; Family Bible records; general lists.
Dates: 1981-1986

‘Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Members of the McClung and Related Families’ by Calvin Morgan McClung, Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2000.044
Scope and Contents ‘Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Members of the McClung and Related Families by Calvin Morgan McClung, Knoxville, Tenn.’ 1 vol. Handwritten, penciled notes arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the surname.
Dates: undated

Research on the Sam McKinney Family compiled by Harry McKinney (Gift of B .H. McCoin)

Identifier: MSC 0776
Scope and Contents Research on the Sam McKinney Family compiled by Harry McKinney. Gift of B. H. McCoin (from the estate of his mother). 2 notebooks of photocopied research.
Dates: 1960 - 1969; Event: 1780 - 1960

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

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

Rhea Family Papers (W. L. Rhea notes).

Identifier: MSC 0290
Scope and Contents Includes two volumes compiled by William L. Rhea on recent deaths and other events in East Tennessee, ca. 1896-1910.
Dates: 1896-1910

Robert Tipton Nave Research: Carter County Genealogy and History.

Identifier: MSC 0609
Scope and Contents Robert Tipton Nave Research. Carter County, Tenn. genealogy and history. 24 boxes of Client research and travel Robert Tipton Nave, age 87, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015, in the Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, Tenn.-, he was the son of the late Elbert Vance Nave and Margaret Barnes Nave. Mr. Nave received his BS Degree from East Tennessee State University and received Master’s Degrees from the University of...
Dates: 1950-2010

Rogers and Eldridge Genealogy. Vol. 2 (only). Author unknown. (Gift of Ronald R. Allen.)

Identifier: MM.2001.002
Scope and Contents Handwritten volume of Rogers family and Eldridge family research. Index to Vol. II on pp. 1 & 2. (Volume 2 only; no Volume 1). Author unknown. 1 bound volume.
Dates: undated

Routh Family Research (Brigadier General Ross H. Routh).

Identifier: MSC 0145
Scope and Contents The Routh Research is a documented genealogy search done by Ross H. Routh, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Retired. The General's major focus is Asa K. Routh (1818-1899) and his descendants from three wives: Katherine Kitts (1821-1862), Dorothy Jane Candler (1840-1878) and finally Mary A. Tipton (1841-1918). General Routh also researched and published his research on other family members and their descendants over a period of years. General Routh published four books on the genealogy of the Routh...
Dates: 1965-1980

Ruth M. Rodgers Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0815
Scope and Contents Ruth M. Rodgers Papers. Rodgers family history research, including papers from Lillian Rodgers. Includes manuscripts, notes, clippings.
Dates: 1910s-1930s

Ruth Paine Collection (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0798
Scope and Contents Ruth Moore Paine (1903-1990) was a native of Greeneville, Tennessee. She was married to Clarence Sibley Paine whose career took them to several states. Ruth Paine was a professional genealogist in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Michigan, and Tennessee. She was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Blount County Historical Trust One donation relates to her parent’s lives in East Tennessee. This collection is made of files of genealogical research for hire done by Ruth Paine,...
Dates: 1970-1985

Selden Nelson Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0003
Scope and Contents Papers of Selden Nelson (1857-1929), a United States Post Office employee in Knoxville for 35 years. He was a noted writer on East Tennessee history and genealogy. He was president of the Tennessee Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution, and served on the Civil Service Board in Knoxville. Papers include personal correspondence and genealogical queries to Nelson, especially on the families of John Tipton, Samuel Wear, General A.E. Smith, Robert Love Taylor, Alf. A. Taylor. Papers also include...
Dates: 1875-1921

Smith and Kincaid Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0826
Scope and Contents Personal and legal papers of the Smith and Kincaid families of Campbell County. Tennessee. John Kincaid was a farmer, lawyer, and large landowner, who handled many lawsuits. W. H. Smith was his son-in-law. Relationships are confusing since there were two Smith families in the county and the Kincaid family intermarried with both. W. H. Smith was one of the executors of John Kincaid’s estate and also handled legal matters for other members of the Kincaid family. Many of these papers pertain to...
Dates: 1839-1892

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Spotswood Family research by Kenneth Probertson, 1891.

Identifier: MM.1992.002 a&b
Scope and Contents MM-1991-002 a: original manuscript of Kenneth Robertson on Spotswood Family research, 1891. Written on Webster Composition book. Contains handwritten notes by Calvin M. McClung in margins. MM-1992-002 b: photocopy of the above item.
Dates: 1891-1919

Swann Family Research--Claire Utt Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0843
Scope and Contents Claire Utt was an avid genealogist from the time she discovered the hobby in the early 1970's until ill health in 2010 made it impossible for her to continue to do the research. She died on May 16, 2012. Claire lived in Winfield, Kansas until 2007, when she moved to Wichita, Kansas to an assisted living facility. She researched numerous family lines on both her own and her husband's family. Claire's interest in the Swan family stemmed from Mary Burgess Swan Utt. In the last few years, Claire...
Dates: 1970-2010

T. H. R. Neal Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0231
Scope and Contents Papers of T. H. R. Neal of Knoxville, Tenn. Includes his manuscript book on the Neal-Harbison-Snodgrass-Miller and Related Families (a copy is also on McClung shelves); research on other families, including Graves, Karnes (mostly land and deed research); his papers as Knoxville City Engineer, 1956-1960; World War I material from 117th Infantry, Machine Gun unit; photographic postcard of WWI ship Pocahontas; some photographs; 3 stoneware jugs (found in Knoxville dump); some WWI artifacts; 1962...
Dates: 1917-1960

The Benjamin Blackburn Family and Notes on Blackburns in America by W. A. Challacombe, 1942.

Identifier: MM.1997.041
Scope and Contents Carbon typescript of the book The Benjamin Blackburn Family and notes on Blackburns in America by W. A. Challacombe, Carlinville, IL, 1942. 210 pp. + 25 p. index. Notes says “This copy was typed in 1954 by Lawson McGhee Library, from a copy loaned by Mr. Edward Blackburn Acuff, 802 Hillcrest, Moultrie, Ga. It has not been proofread.”
Dates: 1942

The Henderson Family & Their Royal Ancestry (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0702
Scope and Contents The Henderson Family & Their Royal Ancestry contains genealogical information on the Henderson, Fleming, and Graham families, as well as information on kings, the Order of the Garter, and the Magna Carta Surety Barons. The work was commissioned by Elizabeth Taliaferro Sharp and conducted by Mrs. F. Everett Bowen on San Antonio, Tex., in the mid 1960s. 839 pp.
Dates: 1960s

The Jenkins-Graham Family of East Tennessee. Compiled by Dr. Pat Reagan Sanders.

Identifier: MSC 0478
Scope and Contents Documentation for her book of the same name.
Dates: 2013

The Search for Henry Ingle by Donahue Bible.

Identifier: MM.1997.082
Scope and Contents The Search for Henry Ingle by Donahue Bible. Photocopied TS 8 pp. Ca. 1996.
Dates: circa 1996

The Snoderlys Before and After Rice. By M. U. Snoderly (Sept. 1948).

Identifier: MM.2004.003
Scope and Contents The Snoderlys Before and After Rice. By M. U. Snoderly.
Dates: 1948