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

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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).

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Identifier: MSC 0702
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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.

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Identifier: MSC 0478
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Documentation for her book of the same name.

Dates: 2013

The Search for Henry Ingle by Donahue Bible.

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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).

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Identifier: MM.2004.003
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The Snoderlys Before and After Rice. By M. U. Snoderly.

Dates: 1948

Theresa Ousely Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0373
Scope and Contents 1 box + 1 folder containing material that belonged to Theresa Ousely (b. 1923). Collection includes artifacts from the 1982 World's Fair; snapshots of Christenberry Junior High, 1936; flier with matching photograph for Miles Music Shop; memorabilia of Dolly Parton and Dollywood; photographs and certificates from Broadway Baptist Church; Knoxville High School artifacts, newsletters, newspapers, and other papers, and 4 pcs. family papers. Also includes sheet music for "The Fifth Army's Where...
Dates: 1936-1982

Thomas E. Roach Genealogical Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0346
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a...
Dates: 1965-1985

Tom Walker Collection (Walker genealogy).

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Identifier: MSC 0565
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Thomas H. Walker (1961-1994) author of “The Walkers of House Mountain and Their Kinsmen” Walker and allied families genealogy collection.

Dates: 1980-1994

Van Deventer Collection

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Identifier: MSC 0809
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This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.

Dates: 1820s-1970s

Virgil Barnhill Collection (genealogical) .

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Identifier: MSC 0631
Scope and Contents 14 boxes of genealogical material, files, notes, documents, etc. Includes material for the Barnhill book by the donor (A. Virgil Barnhill, Jr.) and research for hire. + rolled maps. + coat of arms for Barnhill family.; 4 boxes of additional materials received includes some family photographs, diplomas, framed engineering certificates, and family crests mounted on board plaques. Box 1 also includes master copy of his published Barnhill genealogy up to vol. 2--those corrections not entered....
Dates: 1970-1999

W. O. Whittle Collection .

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Identifier: MSC 0906
Scope and Contents W. O. Whittle (1870-1947) was a native of Sevier County, descended from pioneer ancestors on both sides of his family. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1898. He was one of the founders of the Union Bank of Knoxville and had a career in banking for a number of years. For the last 17 years of his life he was the coordinator of the Tennessee state soil surveys carried out by the University of Tennessee and the Tennessee Valley Authority. Whittle was a local historian and...
Dates: 1920-1945

W. O. Whittle Papers (Genealogy).

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Identifier: MSC 0894
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Genealogical information on the John and Mary Keener Whittle family and their eleven children. A few manuscript items were included with the collection. 14 blue tone photographs (8 x 10”) were removed from the collection and added to Photograph Box 3 (not connected to genealogical research). (subjects of photographs include: Custom House; Knoxville views; Warm Springs, N. C.; Holston River; Austin Springs, Tenn.; Strawberry Plains; East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad).

Dates: 1920s-1940s

W. S. Parker Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0521
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W. S. Parker Collection

Dates: 1960-1980

W. S. Parker Papers (Parker genealogy).

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Identifier: MSC 0278
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Genealogical research on the Parker family done by W. S. Parker (William S.) of Knoxville.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

Whedbee Genealogy.

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Identifier: MSC 0892
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Whedbee genealogy research and notes. Correspondence addressed to R.. E. Whedbee.

Dates: 1960s

White family record.

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Identifier: MM.1984.005
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White family record-- two handwritten sheets of genealogical information on Moses White and his descendants. Creator unknown.

Dates: undated

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

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Identifier: MSC 0799
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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

William B. Reynolds Papers, 1855-1876.

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Identifier: MSC 0169
Scope and Contents William Barton Reynolds (1820-1882) was born in Hawkins County, Tenn., and lived in Benton, Polk County, Tenn. He died in Rome, Ga. Folders 1-3 include correspondence to and from William Barton Reynolds, 1855-1876. Major correspondents were son-in-law Peter Smith and John H. Reynolds. Topics include family business, education, the Civil War and conditions in East Tennessee, Lincoln’s death, and spiritualism. Folder 4 has a copy of W.B. Reynold’s obituary and reprints of six family...
Dates: 1855-1876

William Hurd Rogers family research

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Identifier: MSC 1030
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Research by Rev. Nancy J. Wilhite on the family of Rev. William Hurd Rogers (1813-1891). Includes copy of her book "The Rev. William Hurd Rogers and His Descendants" and her research for the book with original documents from the personal papers of Rev. Rogers. Kept in donor's original arrangement. Framed photocopy of front page of The Methodist Advocate April 1, 1891.

Dates: unknown