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Declaration of Independence-large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper. Gift of John Armistead.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 1848.001
Scope and Contents

Large format facsimile of the rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, printed by a 1848 newspaper.

Dates: 1848

Democratic politics scrapbook, 1940. (scrapbooks)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0177
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.

Dates: 1940

George R. Dempster Scrapbooks.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0012
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks1940s-1954 (some gaps), mostly newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1940 - 1954

“Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column” for The Christian Observer by Dr. Frederick A. Ross. (scrapbooks)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1998.023
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of glued-in newspapers clippings of the column by Dr. Frederick Augustus Ross, D. D. (1796-1883). Some identified as from the Christian Observer (Richmond, Va.). Title of column was “Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column.” Mostly religious and political. Undated. Includes printed copy of December 16, 1868, letter from Dr. Ross, Huntsville, Ala., to Col. John A. McKinney, Rogersville, Tenn.

Dates: undated

T.A.R. (Thomas Amis Rogers) Nelson Scrapbooks.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0051
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings kept by T.A.R. Nelson. 19 vols. in 9 boxes. 1843-1872. Mostly political + Legal Scrapbook 1867-1868 donated in 2017.

Dates: 1843-1872

Walter Preston Brownlow Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0004
Scope and Contents Papers of Walter Preston Brownlow (1851-1910), a congressman and newspaper editor. Born in Abingdon, Va. Worked for the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad. In 1876 he bought the Herald and Tribune, a Republican newspaper published in Jonesboro, Tenn. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 1st district from 1897-1910. Was a member of the Board of Governors for the National Soldiers’ Home at Johnson City, Tenn. Papers contain personal and political correspondence;...
Dates: 1882-1894

William Rule Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0008
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rule(1839-1928), a newspaper editor, mayor of Knoxville (1873, 1898), and postmaster (1873, 1877) in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Knox County, Tenn. Married Lucy Anne Maxey in 1858. Worked with William G. Brownlow on Knoxville Whig. Served in Sixth Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Union Army, 1862-1865. Published Republican newspaper, the Knoxville Chronicle. Founded the Knoxville Journal in 1885, which merged with the Tribune in 1888 to become the Journal and Tribune. Rule was...
Dates: 1860-1927