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Nancy and William Williams petition. Grainger County, Tenn. 1849-1850.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.70
Scope and Contents Papers re: the sale of two slaves by Nancy and William Williams, guardians of the minor heirs of William F. Williams, Grainger County, Tenn., 1849-1850.
Dates: 1849-1850

Noe Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0188
Scope and Contents 1817-1899 papers of the Noe family, Grainger County, Tenn, + the Howell and Carmichael families. Mostly land transactions, Grainger County, Tenn.; papers from the Howell estate, ca. 1845; 1872 building bond to construct Macedonia Baptist Church; Jonathan Noe’s account book, 1827-1877; Carmichael, Howell, and Purkey genealogy Five land grants, 1795-1827. To Elijah Danthin, William Maclin, Abraham Spoon, Joseph Noe, and Charles Brooks. (Some are damaged)
Dates: 1817-1899

Olivia P. Brisbin Gift.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1985.011
Scope and Contents Sept. 24, 1801, surveyor’s map showing part of Grainger, Hawkins & Knox Counties. ____ Evans, surveyor. ADS 1 pc. (torn) Aug. 24, 1860, certification of the Campbell Co. (Tenn.) Agricultural and Mechanical Society. Signed by L. P. Williams, secty., Agricultural Bureau. ADS 1 p. James Sterling Smith and Margaret Louise Rutherford Smith family Bible entries. 1870s and later. (Donor’s note: they lived in Harrogate and Cumberland Gap). Photostat.
Dates: 1801; 1860-1880

P. M. Senter, Grainger County Court Clerk, 1860s, 1870s documents.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.046
Scope and Contents P. M. Senter, Grainger County Court Clerk, 1860s, 1870s documents.
Dates: 1860s-1870s

Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.029
Scope and Contents Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846. Subjects include: land transactions, indentures, receipts, correspondence. Included: 1798 Grainger County land transfer between Peter Hamilton & James Galloway; November 1803 orders from Brig. Gen. White to Captain Peter Hamilton (fragment); 1810 sale of Negro girl by Samuel Love to Peter Hamilton; 1813 letter mentioning Volunteers and troops; 1829 letter re: paid work of slave; 1845 agreement of...
Dates: 1798-1846

Passenger and Stage Travel Register, 1850-1851.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0269
Scope and Contents Handwritten volume with entries for travelers, most from East Tennessee, 1850-1851. Categories include: names (appear to have been signed by the travelers); residence; destination; bill of fare; time of leaving; and a running total of the number of passengers (802+). One note of ‘bill of fair’ says ‘By S. C. H.’ Notes under bill of fare/fair indicate Number of diets, horses, notes re: stage passenger, etc. Believed to be the ledger of a tavern in East Tennessee (Grainger County?), which catered...
Dates: 1850-1851

Pauline Phillips Collection (Mrs. J. M. Phillips) (Genealogy).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0304
Scope and Contents Genealogical papers, correspondence, and typescript manuscripts done by of Pauline (Polly) Phillips (Mrs. J. M. Phillips). A number of items concerning Grainger County, Tenn.
Dates: 1960s-1980s

Penelope Johnson Allen Collection (historic manuscripts).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0028
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: 1794-1877

Puncheon Camp Baptist Church (Washburn, Grainger County, Tenn.) Minutes 1951-1980.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0911
Scope and Contents Photocopies of the Church Minutes from 1951 to 1980. A gap in the minutes is documented by the detailed finding aid.
Dates: 1951-1900

Samuel Shields Store Ledger, Shield’s Station, Blaine, Tenn., 1834.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2004.014
Scope and Contents Samuel Shields store ledger, Shields Station, Blaine Tennessee, 1834. It covers the period January 1, 1834-May 13, 1834. It is one unlined and handwritten ledger with a listing of items purchased by individuals during that period. It is a dry goods store ledger and items recorded include coffee, cloth, liquor and other goods. It includes the buyers' names and the goods purchased. One volume.
Dates: 1834

Sawyers and McBee Family Papers (Gift of Charles R. McBee and Betty McBee Sloan).

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Identifier: MSC 0387
Scope and Contents Sawyers and McBee Family Papers, gift of Charles R. McBee & Betty McBee Sloan. Collection contains papers of William Sawyers, Justice of the Peace, Knox County. Papers (1785-1899) mention slaves by name, bills of sale & judgments re: slaves, land transfers & claims, deeds, Joseph White will, Bible Society circulars, the Steamboat Knoxville, Thomas Graham Creek War certificate of service, Strawberry Plains, Grainger, Blount, and Madison Counties, Civil War letters and letters written...
Dates: 1785-1899

Septimus D. Cabaniss Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0006
Scope and Contents Papers of Septimus D. Cabaniss (1815-?), a lawyer and legislator from Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Papers include letters re: the family of James White McClung (1798-1848) of Huntsville, Ala, who was a son of Charles McClung, Sr., of Knoxville. Cabaniss became the guardian for the 2 sons of James White McClung (James White McClung, Jr. and Elliott Spotswood McClung). Collection also includes legal and financial papers of Cabaniss and Silas Parsons, also a lawyer in Huntsville. Collection...
Dates: 1805-1887

Thomas E. Roach Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0903
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1936-1985) 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 a collection of Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a series 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...
Dates: 1960-1985

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 number...
Dates: 1965-1985

Thomas E. Roach, manuscript of his book, “Gone But Not Forgotten.”

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Identifier: MSC 0330
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 number...
Dates: 1980s

Thomas Edward Roach Collection - Shields Papers (Shields and Lea family manuscripts, account books). Gift of Gracie Beatrice Jarnagin.

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Identifier: MSC 0808
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 a 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: 1791-1916

Umstead - Chandler land indenture, 1800.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.083
Scope and Contents October 4, 1800 land indenture between John Umstead, North Carolina, by his attorney James Grant, Grainger County, Tenn., and Richard Chandler, U. S. Army, Knox County, Tenn., for 1/2 acre in Grainger County.
Dates: 1800