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Letter to Samuel G. Ramsay, Knox County, Tenn. from his brother “A. (?) Ramsey,” Gettysburg, August 8, 1806 (photocopy).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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...
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.
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".
Identifier: SPC 1997.034
Scope and Contents New Cedar Grove School, Knox County, Tenn. Exterior. 1911.
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.
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.”
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
Scope and Contents August 14, 1875, letter from Orin Beaman, McMillans Station, to Maryann Pratt. ALS 1 pc. Re: hiring her to keep house.
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...
Identifier: SPC 2016.018
Scope and Contents 11 Photographs from Johnson Farm Auction, 7516 Seven Islands Rd. Only 2 identified.
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.007
Scope and Contents Pioneer House Restaurant. Postcard and Placemat. (Alcoa Highway, Knox County, Tenn.)
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.
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.028
Scope and Contents Poster, Harold Johnson for Republican Nomination for Criminal Court, Knox County, 1934
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).
Identifier: Ephemera 2010.015
Scope and Contents . Rush Strong School Alumni, 1928-1975.
Scope and Contents 1824 land grant to Samuel Anderson for 50 acres in Knox County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll.
“Save Our Land, Join the Klan” United Klans of America, P.O. Box 98, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.” (ca. 1965)
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...
Scope and Contents Photocopies and a few manuscripts relating to the Sawyers and McBee families of north Knox County. These were collected by Robert and Ruby Seals Donahue (1913-2008) as history of the Col. John Sawyers house which was located near the site of the original pioneer fort. The Donahues bought the property in 1940 and owned it until 2008.
Identifier: MSC 0774
Scope and Contents This collection of papers contains sheriff summons, receipts, promissory notes, letters, and other materials related to the Sawyers and McBee families of Knox County dated 1793-1910. William Sawyers (1791-1867) was a Justice of the Peace for Knox County community members mainly dealing with transactions and social dealings in the early to mid-1800s. The collection also includes many materials related to Ganum Cox McBee (1840-1902) who integrated into the Sawyers family by marrying William’s...
Scope and Contents Undated receipt signed by Jo(seph) Love, [Knox County] Sheriff. Money was received from John Manifee (Menifee). ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Shiloh Presbyterian Church Minutes of the Board, 1867-1873. Knoxville, Tenn. First 28 pages are missing. Minutes begin on p. 30 for Nov. 4, 1869-Aug. 7, 1873 (p. 106). Part of p. 39/40, 65/66, 67/68 and last pages were cut out or missing. Page 49/50, 59-62, 71-74, 77-80, 83-86, 101/102, 107-118 missing. 1871 list of members on pp. 87-91. Front flyleaf inscribed “Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, No. 3.” First pastor was Rev. Geo. W. Levere. African-American Church.
Scope and Contents 1867 partition deed between William, Winston and Joshua Shipe, Knox County, Tenn. March 6, 1878 warranty deed between Winston and William Shipe, Knox County, Tenn. March 6, 1878 warranty deed between Winston and Joshua Shipe, Knox County, Tenn. August 16, 1894 warranty deed between Diatha Douglass et al. and Jackson Shipe, Knox County, Tenn. + survey drawing.
- Subject: Knox County (Tenn.) X