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Lebanon Presbyterian Church and Harmon Kreis & W. R. Monday marble quarry lease, 1896.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.069
Scope and Contents December 1896 lease between Trustees of Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Knox County, and Harmon Kreis and W. R. Monday for use of marble quarry land.
Dates: 1896

Legal notice Fi Fa Thomas G. Watkins vs. John Sevier. Washington County, Tenn. February 1804.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2009.008
Scope and Contents Fi Fa (fieri facias ). Thomas G. Watkins, Washington County, Tenn., vs. John Sevier, Knox County, Tenn. February 1804. Signed by Jas. Sevier, Clerk. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1804

Letter of administration, W. A. A. Conner, 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.123
Scope and Contents September 1864, letter of administration to W. A. A. Conner for the estate of J. W. Conner. Signed by Wm. Craig, County Court Clerk, Knox County, Tenn. pfa 1 p.
Dates: 1864

Letter to Samuel G. Ramsay, Knox County, Tenn. from his brother “A. (?) Ramsey,” Gettysburg, August 8, 1806 (photocopy).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2017.024
Scope and Contents Letter to Samuel G. Ramsay, Knox County, Tenn., from his brother “A. (?) Ramsey,” Gettysburg, August 8, 1806. (photocopy) Announces his recent marriage to Ann Fleming and discusses the health of their father who had been planning to leave Gettysburg but probably would not due to bad health.
Dates: 1806

List of White Males in the 17th District of Knox County, Tenn. September 26, 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.087
Scope and Contents List of white males between the ages of 18 and 50 years in the 17th district of Knox County, Tenn. September 26, 1864. AD 3 pp.
Dates: 1864

Little Flat Creek bridges

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2011.005
Scope and Contents SPC 2011.005.001 Bridge construction on Emory Road at Little Flat Creek, Corryton, Knox County, Tenn. Ca. 1915. (also a copy in Two Centuries Collection 200-165-032 ). Mounted, 5x8” print. Sepia 1 pc. SPC 2011.005.002 Bridge construction on Emory Road at Little Flat Creek, Corryton, Knox County, Tenn. Ca. 1915. (also a copy in Two Centuries Collection 200-165-030). Mounted, 5x7” print. Sepia 1 pc. SPC 2011.005.003 First concrete bridge built over Little Flat Creek, between Emory Road and...
Dates: ca. 1915

Love Family Papers, ca. 1787-1896. Knox County, Tenn.

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Identifier: MM.1979.052
Scope and Contents Papers of the Love Family of Knox County, Tenn. No date, 1784-1896. Includes deeds, land surveys, obituary clippings, Civil War papers, etc. MM.1979.052a Love Family Papers, no date, 1787-1857. MM.1979.052b Love Family Papers, 1863-1896. MM.1979.052c Love Family Papers, no date, 1784-1871 (Photocopies). MM.1979.052d Love Family Papers, 1784-1871 (damaged originals).
Dates: circa 1787-1896

Manuscript bill of sale for Negro man Elijah, aged about thirty-one, from John McClelland of Knox County to Robert Cannon of Roane County 1814.

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Identifier: MM.2019.044
Scope and Contents Manuscript bill of sale for Negro man Elijah, aged about thirty-one, from John McClelland of Knox County to Robert Cannon of Roane County, May 12, 1814, Witnesses: J. Purris, W. Brown.
Dates: 1814

Margaret Lupen(?) and Newt Bowerman on fallen tree

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Identifier: SPC 2018.004
Scope and Contents One sepia snapshot. Margaret Lupen(?) and Newt Bowerman on fallen tree. Sutter’s old mill in the background. Knox County, Tenn. Faint original.. 1 pc.
Dates: undated

Margaret Nolen Nichol Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0445
Scope and Contents Four boxes of genealogy in file folders A-Z by surname; 2 boxes of books, miscellaneous files, and notebooks. Also small box with copies of “Campbell Station: Its Place in Time. Nine Years inside the Station, 1787-1796.” 2 boxes of books and 1 box of files.
Dates: 1970-2005

McCallum and Bowen Account Book and List of Knox County voters, 1865-1866.

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Identifier: MSC 0141
Scope and Contents [Daniel] McCallum and Bowen Account Book and List of Knox County voters, 1865-1866. Both manuscripts recorded in one volume
Dates: 1849-1850; 1865-1866

Mildred Doyle Papers (Gift of Doris June Large on behalf of the Doyle Family and Mildred Patterson).

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Identifier: MSC 0672
Scope and Contents Mildred Doyle (1904-1989) was a native of South Knox County. She graduated from the University of Tennessee after which she had a 52 year career as a teacher, principal, supervisor, and finally superintendent. Miss Doyle served as the Superintendent of Knox County Schools from 1946-1976. She was the first woman to serve as superintendent of schools and also to serve as president of the Tennessee Education Association. She was a staunch Republican as was her father Charter Doyle. Miss Doyle...
Dates: 1940s-1980s

Narrie Toole Maxey Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0448
Scope and Contents Narrie E. Toole (1864-1951). Her diaries were kept from 1881 to 1895. First kept at Toole’s Bend. In 1888 Narrie was married to Frank Maxey (1852-1914). Apparently there were two other diaries kept earlier, now lost. Includes a photograph and negative of Narrie Maxey in middle age. Also three farm logs from 1917-1923. “The Time Books belonged to my great grandfather Bart Toole while he was living on the Toole farm. The house that was rebuilt after the lighting strike was standing just to the...
Dates: 1881-1914

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) aerial photographs of Knox County

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Identifier: PC 0044
Scope and Contents Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Knox County aerial photographs transferred from the Knox County Soil Conservation Office.
Dates: 1939, 1953, 1959/60, 1973

“Neubert Springs Hotel & Water Co., White Sulphur Water, Knoxville, Tenn.” glass bottle with stopper.

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.004
Scope and Contents “Neubert Springs Hotel & Water Co., White Sulphur Water, Knoxville, Tenn.” glass bottle with stopper; 1 clear glass bottle with molded label, one gallon, 6 x 11".
Dates: undated

New Cedar Grove School

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.034
Scope and Contents New Cedar Grove School, Knox County, Tenn. Exterior. 1911.
Dates: 1911

New Prospect Presbyterian Church Records, 1834-1927 (Knox County, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0138
Scope and Contents Three volumes (Nov. 8, 1834-April 22, 1871; Sept. 19, 1971-April 7, 1913; April 13, 1913-April 10, 1927) of Minutes of Session and Historical Notes of New Prospect Presbyterian Church, Knox County, Tenn. Includes lists of members, church officers, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.
Dates: 1834-1927

Old Carter Mill poem

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.093
Scope and Contents One page with poem “Old Carter Mill” by Doyle Vaden. Signed “To Paul and Linda!! Doyle Vaden” Seal in bottom left corner: “Save the Mill Series. Limited Edition Collection. Carter Mill by Doyle Vaden 1973 Knox County Tenn.”
Dates: 1978

Olivia P. Brisbin Gift.

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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

Orin Beaman letter, 1875.

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Identifier: MM.1987.020
Scope and Contents August 14, 1875, letter from Orin Beaman, McMillans Station, to Maryann Pratt. ALS 1 pc. Re: hiring her to keep house.
Dates: 1875

Outline Course of Study for Grammar Schools of Knox Co.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.025
Scope and Contents Pamphlet “Outline Course of Study for Grammar Schools of Knox Co. by Wm. L. Stooksbury, Supt. January, 1920”

--Listing of books for each subject for grades 1-8

--Includes the following rules: 1) All schools open each day at 8 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m. 2) No teacher is excused from the regular monthly teachers’ meeting except in case of sickness. 3) When the average daily attendance drops below fifteen in any room the teacher is to close school.
Dates: 1920

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

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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

Photographs from Johnson Farm Auction, 7516 Seven Islands Rd., Knox County, Tenn.

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Identifier: SPC 2016.018
Scope and Contents 11 Photographs from Johnson Farm Auction, 7516 Seven Islands Rd. Only 2 identified.
Dates: 2016

Pioneer House Restaurant. Postcard and Printed Placemat (Alcoa Highway, Knox County, Tenn.).

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Identifier: Ephemera 2013.007
Scope and Contents Pioneer House Restaurant. Postcard and Placemat. (Alcoa Highway, Knox County, Tenn.)
Dates: undated

Pleasant Crew & Co. merchant’s bond, 1837.

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Identifier: MM.1981.132
Scope and Contents Pleasant Crew & Co. merchant’s bond, Knox County, Tenn. September 5, 1837. Signed by Pleasant Crew and Daniel McCallum. pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1837

Poster, Harold Johnson for Republican Nomination for Criminal Court, Knox County, 1934.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.028
Scope and Contents Poster, Harold Johnson for Republican Nomination for Criminal Court, Knox County, 1934
Dates: 1934

Report of School Directors to County Superintendent, Knox County, Tenn., 1898-1899.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1985.001
Scope and Contents Report of School Directors to County Superintendent. For Districts 10 and 13, Knox County, Tennessee, for the year 1898-99. DS on printed form. 2 pcs. (one with note attached).
Dates: 1898-1899

Rush Strong School Alumni, 1928-1975.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.015
Scope and Contents . Rush Strong School Alumni, 1928-1975.
Dates: 1975

Samuel Anderson land grant, Knox County, Tenn., 1824.

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Identifier: MM.1981.082
Scope and Contents 1824 land grant to Samuel Anderson for 50 acres in Knox County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll.
Dates: 1824

“Save Our Land, Join the Klan” United Klans of America, P.O. Box 98, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.” (ca. 1965)

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Identifier: MM.2013.019
Scope and Contents “Save Our Land, Join the Klan” United Klans of America, P.O. Box 98, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.” (ca. 1965) Image of a hooded klansman on a horse with a burning cross in his left hand. United Klans of American logos. United Klans of America was the largest organization of the Ku Klux Klan in the U. S. The United States Klan and the KKK joined forces in 1960 to fight integration. The movement peaked in the 1960s and declined in the 1970s after some horrific acts of violence including the 16th...
Dates: 1965

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