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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
Identifier: MSC 0804
Scope and Contents Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
Dates: 1992-1993, 1997
Identifier: MSC 0167
Scope and Contents Research papers done by the students of Ms. Janie Cassell of Powell High School, Knox County, Tenn. Papers done in 1991 are on Knoxville and Knoxville topics (people, places, events). See listing of topics and authors in box. Photocopies.
Public Library Collection (Lawson McGhee Library, Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection, etc.).
Identifier: MSC 0254
Scope and Contents Records documenting the history of the public library from the founding of Lawson McGhee Library in 1886. Record include director’s records, board minutes of the library board, personnel, departmental records and records of branches; Lawson McGhee Library centennial material, 1986 (including scrapbook with photographs and clippings; videotape with LML centennial, public service announcements, local talk show interviews, and ‘Good Morning, America’ clip; audio cassette tape includes radio...
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.
Scope and Contents Solway Ferry and Bridge, Knox County, Tenn., compiled by Donald Raby.
Spring Place Presbyterian Church Ladies Missionary Society Records and Fair Garden P.T.A. scrapbook.
Identifier: MSC 0291
Scope and Contents Spring Place Presbyterian Church Ladies Missionary Society records (1936-1947) (8 volumes) Fair Garcen P.T. A. Scrapbook (1932-1940)
Identifier: MSC 0122
Scope and Contents Records of Spring Place Presbyterian Church, Knox County, Tenn. 19 folders. History of the Church is in folder 1.
Strong Kennedy Farm and Dora Kennedy School records, 1901-1940. Gift of Diana Watkins. (account books).
Identifier: MSC 0726
Scope and Contents Records of the Dora Kennedy School and farm account books of the Strong Kennedy farm, 1901-1940. Knox County, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0234
Scope and Contents Tennessee Public School Teacher’s Registers for District 18, Knox County, Tenn., for 1877-1897. The registers list student’s names, ages, attendance records, sex, and grades. Schools included are Antioch, Clear Springs, Maget’s Cove, Mascot, Rising Sun, and the Rock. Also, two minute books with cash accounts and census of school populations for 1872-1883 and 1884-1888.
Tennessee Governors’ graves (photographs by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937 + 1938 WPA transcript of Governors’ graves in Greenwood Cemetery).
Scope and Contents Fifteen photographs of the graves of Isham Harris, Malcolm R. Patterson, and Governors Blount, McMinn and Sevier. Taken by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937. + 1938 WPA transcript of Governor’s graves in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville and related correspondence (3 pcs.) + handwritten list of governors and dates.
Tennessee Land Grant, no. 11376, in Knox County, Tenn., 1825, to George Gallaher, Samuel Taylor, and James R. Gallaher.
Scope and Contents Tennessee Land Grant no. 11376 in Knox County, Tenn., 1825, to George Gallaher, Samuel Taylor, and James R. Gallaher; grant signed by Gov. Wim Carroll.
Identifier: MSC 0901
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, photographs, documents of John Monroe Clark (1868-1950) of Blount County, Tennessee and the allied families of Cates, Brabson, Foute and Pinkerton. John Monroe Clark was a successful banker, civic leader, businessman, and an active participant in the movement to create the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was instrumental in preserving and maintaining Clark’s Grove Cemetery and operated a large farm in Blount County. Other important individuals in the...
Identifier: MSC 0423
Scope and Contents Papers and documents from the Campbell family of Washington County, Tenn. and Greene County, Tenn.; also the Swiss families Truan and Buffat of Knox County.
Scope and Contents May 19, 1808 deed between Thomas Brown and William Bell, both of Knox County, Tenn., for land in Knox County. ADS/pfa 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Thomas Rogers vs. Joseph Henderson, Bill and Papers, March Term 1806. ADS 1 p. F.A. Ramsey, Clerk.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.070
Scope and Contents Promotional card for Tommy Lowe. Front: blue with white letters “Tommy LOWE County Clerk We are working for you” Back: white with blue letters “Tennessee License Plate Prefixes (Effective January, 1983)” with list of numbers and corresponding county.
Welsh Congregation Church Record Book; Roll Book of Second Congregational Church (Knoxville, Tenn.).
Identifier: MSC 0137
Scope and Contents Welsh Congregation Church Record Book(1869-1897) ; Roll Book of Second Congregational Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) (1883-1927)
Scope and Contents March 9, 1844 letter from Brig. Gen. Will Wallace, Maryville, Tenn., to the Sheriff of Knox County Sam McCalmon (sic.) [McCammon]. Re: instructions to hold an election for a lt. col. and a 2nd major. ALS 1 pc.
- Subject: Knox County (Tenn.) X
- Knox County (Tenn.) 105
- Deeds 15
- Photographs 11
- Knox County (Tenn.) Public Library 6
- Schools 6
- Education 5
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 5
- Land grants 5
- Lawson McGhee Library 5
- African Americans 4
- Blount, Willie, 1768-1835 4
- Cemeteries -- Knox County (Tenn.) -- Greenwood Cemetery 4
- Diaries 4
- Genealogy 4
- Account books 3
- Photograph albums 3
- Politics and government 3
- Powell High School (Knox County, Tenn.) 3
- Robert Armstrong 3
- Architectural drawings and plans 2 ∧ less
- English 17
- French 1
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1