Showing Collections: 1 - 30 of 60
Article by Hobart Akin titled "African American CCC Legacy in Tennessee" published in the January/February 2022 issue of The Tennessee Conservationist pp.26-29.
1) Letter from Alex Haley to Patti Lindsay (Arts and Crafts Instructor of the Girls Club of Knoxville) re: his payment of $125 plus additional $25 for a carton of 50 cornshuck dolls sent to him previously. ALS. January 27, 1986. + envelope
2) copy of article on Alex Haley from December 19, 1985 Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
Newspaper clippings about American Legion, many dated and identified.
Scrapbooks of Bert Vincent’s newspaper column “Strolling,” clipped without dates. Bert Vincent (1896-1974) was a regular newspaper columnist with the Knoxville News Sentinel from 1929 until his death.
Family Bible of the Brown-Wheeler-Lahn families, 1818. + loose papers from Bible and newspaper (The Rockingham Messenger, Portsmouth, N.H., Jan. 7, 1851).
1. Bound issues of Chattanooga Daily Times from Jan 1, 1878 through June 15, 1878. Incomplete; missing and damaged pages/issues. 2. Bound issues of Chattanooga Daily Times from July 1, 1882 through Dec 31, 1882. Damaged pages/issues.
Cherokee Phoenix, August 31, 1833. Vol. V, No 29. (newspaper)
Clippings of news articles about the Knoxville City Association of Women’s Clubs pasted into a scrapbook. Most articles have dates and newspaper identification. Some other pamphlets pasted in the book as well.
Declaration of Independence-large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper. Gift of John Armistead.
Large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper.
Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.
Invitation and program - Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary, 08/29/2021, Greeneville Tenn. "Putting the icing on the cake" A Re-inactment Wedding Ceremony of Miss Catharine Dickson to Dr. Alexander Williams. The event was a fund raiser to put shutters on the mansion. Includes newspaper article recapping event.
Clipping from Knoxville Sentinel titled “Do You Remember The Knoxville Reds, This City’s Crack Baseball Team of the Eighties?” Thompson photograph of 1883/1884 team with players identified below. The article appeared in the 30 April 1922 edition of the Knoxville Sentinel.
The Frederick. S. Heiskell Scrapbook contains political clippings, also a broadside by Heiskell & Brown, printers of the “Knoxville Register,” of the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.
This collection contains various documents related to the Friends of the Library Book and Author Dinner in 1988 and BookFest of 1991 and 1992 including lists of authors, schedules, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper article clippings.
Newspaper clippings (primarily New York papers) pasted into scrapbook. Very few dates or source identifications. Pasted under subject headings: “Anecdotes - Amusing, Wit, Etc.” “Poetry - Humorous, Etc.” “Poetry - Moral and Select” “Historical” “Stories - Romantic, Etc.” “Remarkable” “Religious, Moral, Etc.” “Statistics” “Scientific” “About Statesmen, Etc.” “Cures - Household Affairs, Recipes, Etc.” “Miscellaneous” “Political” “Piscatory”
George Franklin Campbell and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell Family Bible. Ca. 1888. Gift of Anne Goddard Jones.
Family Bible of George Franklin Campbell (1861-1914) and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell (1862-1933). Holy Bible printed by A. J. Holman & Co., Philadelphia, 1888. + folder of loose items from the Bible including one mourning card, several photographs, and clippings.
Scrapbooks1940s-1954 (some gaps), mostly newspaper clippings.
Family Bible of the Giffin Family (G. W. L. Giffin). Also includes Martha Frances McFall McDonald (Mrs. William McDonald). The Holy Bible. Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co. ca. 1890. Also, folder with copies of Bible entries, copies of census records, William McDonald’s transcribed obituary (Knoxville News-Sentinel, April 2, 2003), and newspaper clippings.
Memorabilia about film star Grace Moore. Includes newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, sheet music, and other ephemera.
Bound volume of Harper's Weekly facsimiles: December 29, 1860-May 25, 1861 (not in order)
Loose facsimiles: June 8, 1861-October 12, 1861 (missing September 14, 1861)
Box also contains: Charleston Daily Courier (June 2, 1864) The New York Herald (February 11, 1861 and April 14, 1861) The New York Times (April 12, 1861 and April 15, 1861) New-York Tribune (July 22, 1861)
Series of original cartoons illustrating "actual patents granted to inventors" published in New York Tribune newspaper.
Black-and-white photographs by Jane Gray Buchanan taken during travels throughout the world. Includes four articles about the artist and her husband, Joel Buchanan.
Locations include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Florida, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Massachusetts, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tennessee, and Utah.
Collection contains research on Sevier County, Tenn., families and subjects. Includes: articles written by Joseph (Joe) A. Sharp, Sevier County Historian, including his notes, research and correspondence with other researchers; newspapers and clippings; photographs; eleven Sevier County Chancery Court cases (saved from destruction by Joe Sharp in August 1951). The collection is divided into four sections: genealogy; subjects; newspapers; Chancery Court cases.
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 36
- Newspapers 13
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 12
- Scrapbooks 10
- Photographs 8
- American newspapers -- Local editions 7
- Correspondence 6
- Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tenn.) 5
- Clubs and organizations 4
- Bibles 3
- Events 3
- Genealogy 3
- American newspapers 2
- Campbell family 2
- Club yearbooks 2
- Confederate States of America (CSA) 2
- Knoxville Journal 2
- Knoxville Sentinel (Tenn.) 2
- Maryville (Tenn.) 2
- Metro Pulse 2 + ∧ less
- Cherokee 1