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Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
Dates: 1889-1950

Friends of the Knox County Public Library BookFest

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0984
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

George Franklin Campbell and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell Family Bible. Ca. 1888. Gift of Anne Goddard Jones.

 Collection
Identifier: FB 0066
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Publication: 1888

Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier,...
Dates: 1911 - 1971

Jane Gray Buchanan Photograph Collection. Travels. Gift of Jane Gray Buchanan

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0090a
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1990s-2000s

Joseph A. Sharp Collection (Sevier County, Tenn.) (genealogy).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0354
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950 - 1971

Knoxville Journal negatives, 1958-1991

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0033
Scope and Contents

Negatives taken by staff of newspaper of local news events from the Knoxville Journal, Jan. 1, 1958 - December 1991. 73 boxes. Includes b&w and color. The negatives are arranged by the approximate date they were shot.

Dates: 1958-1991

Knoxville News Sentinel Photographs and Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0105
Scope and Contents

Photographs and clippings selected from the Knoxville News Sentinel files weeded from their morgue; these files covered only a part of the alphabet where space was needed; the files have been heavily weeded through the years before these later files were weeded and given to McClung Collection. Photographs were kept based on quality and continuing interest.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Lillian Mashburn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0988
Scope and Contents The Lillian Mashburn Collection contains newspaper clippings, brochures, and publications relating to both TVA’s Watts Bar nuclear facility whistleblower scandal and the Butcher brothers bank fraud scandal, both in 1980s East Tennessee. Other materials including correspondence, writings, real photo postcards, and genealogies reveal information about Mashburn’s ancestors and heritage. Newspaper clippings comprise a majority of the collection, recounting the breaking and...
Dates: 1865 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1994

Newspaper clippings and photographs, Tommy Ford

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.135
Scope and Contents

Documents his career in sports as a baseball player and later manager of the American Legion Club

Dates: 1930s-1960s