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Newman Club history and 1939-40 Newman Circle Handbook. Also Roper family history and Rodgers family papers.
Scope and Contents Brief history of the Newman Club (Catholic) in Knoxville and 1939-40 Newman Circle Handbook. 4 pp. of Roper family history plus assorted papers of the Rodgers family, including a baptismal certificate.
Identifier: SPC 2017.008
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.008 Nicholson Art League photograph of a dramatic presentation of “The Misdemeanors of Nancy,” a first for the League, performed on April 27, 1911. An article ran in the Knoxville Journal on April 28. This is a rare early photograph of an Art League event. Artist Robert L. Mason was in the cast as was Mrs. A. L. Freeman (Susan Branson, Lloyd Branson's sister). About 5x7.75” sepia print glued to glass. 1 pc. Framed paintings on the walls.
Identifier: MSC 0596
Scope and Contents Nine Counties, One Vision was an effort to include the ideas of three-quarters of a million people who live in a nine-county area around the city of Knoxville. Records of the project include: -50 boxes of files and records of the Nine Counties, One Vision project. -One Q folder in FL 09-21 with a poster and broadside. -Two boxes (# 52, 53) of unprocessed material in CS 24-05 containing reports, CDs, pins, invitations, etc. for Nine Counties. One Vision. Some is material from Jan. 2005, the...
Identifier: SPC 2001.001
Scope and Contents May 23, 1912 photograph of young African American men wearing ‘H’ sweaters [football team], seated on steps, men in suits on either side. Hale High School? HHS on football. 5x7” sepia print, mounted. 1 pc. April 25, 1941 convention group, Parent Teachers Association. Ordered by Tennessee Congress of PTA, Colored Schools. Thompson Photograph. 8x10” b&w / sepia.
Dates: 1912; 1941
Identifier: MSC 0539
Scope and Contents Box 1: Yearbooks of the Opti-Mrs. Club of Knoxville for: 1936-37, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1955-56, 1958-59, 1963-64, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75, 1975-76. Additional yearbooks are located in the scrapbooks. Opti-Mrs. scrapbook, 1935-53. Box 2: Opti-Mrs. scrapbook, 1968-75. The organization was also known as the Uptown Opti-Mrs. Club.
Optimist Club of South Knoxville scrapbook and papers (Gift of Mrs. Ruth Duffy and Ms. Suzanne Duffy).
Identifier: MSC 0797
Scope and Contents Optimist Club of South Knoxville scrapbook, papers, and newsletters.
Identifier: MSC 0573
Scope and Contents GFWC Ossoli Circle Archives arranged by volunteers in the club.
Identifier: MSC 0256
Scope and Contents Ossoli Circle material. Includes yearbooks, 1885-1954, 1967-68, 2007-08; Ossoli Circle History, 1999-2000 by Betty A. Waller (recd. May 17, 2000); History of Ossoli Circle, 2002-2003 by Dorothy O. Collins (recd. May 22, 2003); 2003-2004 handbook pages (no cover), (recd. May 22, 2003); Constitution & By-laws; October 28, 1895 receipt to Mrs. J.S. Hall for club dues. History of Ossoli Circle 2004-2005.; History of Ossoli Circle for 2007-2008. Two copies of the program celebrating Ossoli...
Peace Commandry No. 1, Knoxville, Tenn. United Order of the Golden Cross. Minutes, November 6, 1896-December 19, 1902.
Scope and Contents Peace Commandry No. 1 (also called Hall of Peace Commandry, Citadel of Peace Commandry), Knoxville, Tenn., United Order of the Golden Cross. Minutes, November 6, 1896-December 19, 1902. Includes by-laws in front of book. 1 vol.
Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873- . By Mrs. Bella Cowan Rhea.
Scope and Contents “Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873-. Written and Read by Mrs. Bella Cowan Rhea at the Thank-offering meeting held in the Church, November 22, 1921. 2 copies TS 6 pp. and TS 8 pp. + mimeograph copy of 1908 memorial meeting of the group. 10 pp.
Identifier: MSC 0293
Scope and Contents Materials from the Reviewers’ Club (book review club), Fountain City, Tenn,. 1917-1984. Minutes, history, annual programs, scrapbook, clippings. Box 1 : Minutes, 1917-1945 Box 2: Minutes, 1945-1984 Box 3: Annual programs, 1917-1984 Box 4: History, 1916-1984 Box 5: Scrapbooks .
Identifier: MSC 0594
Scope and Contents Records of the Rotary Club of Knoxville (commonly called the “Downtown Rotary Club”) Includes: Box 1 former member files & scholarship receipts: 2 former president files and former member files; 3 former member files; 4 old directories and photographs; 5 History of Knoxville Club, pt. 1; 6 History of Knoxville Club, pt. 2; 7 Roll Books, early 1960s-late 1980s; 8 minutes of the Board of Directors, 1942-1994; 9 Rotary International History 50 Years of Service, Knox. minutes 1970s-1980s; 10...
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 023
Scope and Contents Rotary International’s 75th Anniversary program, Feb. 19, 1980. Sponsored by South Knoxville Rotary Club.
Identifier: MSC 0166
Scope and Contents Ruth Moore Paine (1903-1990) was a native of Greeneville, Tennessee. She was married to Clarence Sibley Paine whose career took them to several states. Ruth Paine was a professional genealogist in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Michigan, and Tennessee. She was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Blount County Historical Trust These files relate to her parent’s lives in East Tennessee. Materials on the parents of Ruth Moore Paine: S. E. N. Moore and Elizabeth Beeler Moore. Includes...
Scope and Contents Certificate from the Sons of Temperance (with seal of Tennessee Grand Division at bottom of document) issued to Samuel L. Alexander, Dumplin Creek Division, Jefferson County, Tenn. Certificate issued August 1, 1853. DS 1 pc.
Simon Harris Chapter 3074 Tenn. NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) applications. Permission required to use this collection.
Identifier: MSC 0824
Scope and Contents Applications of Simon Harris Chapter 3074-Tenn NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution). The chapter was organized April 12, 1951 and disbanded June 8, 1998. The application papers were brought in by the Bonny Kate Chapter, NSDAR. A listing of member names, DAR #s, and ancestors was received with the collection. Not all names on the list have a file in this collection--some of the members took their files when the Simon Harris Chapter was disbanded. Arranged alphabetically...
Identifier: MSC 0108
Scope and Contents Smoky Mountain Ex-POW Chapter of American Ex-Prisoners of War, Inc. , Minute book, October 16, 1979-December 14, 1992. 474 typed pages + p. 483 with note of missing minutes. Index at front. Volume One.
Scope and Contents Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbook, 1937. 1 pc.
Scope and Contents The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati. 1783. 1 volume bound in red leather, embossed with the name John Cropper on front cover. Facsimile.
Identifier: MSC 0829
Scope and Contents Office and archival files from Solutions to Issues of Concern to Knoxvillians (SICK), ca. mid-1980s. Issues of health care, indigent care, housing. Earlier records were discarded by the organization.
Dates: circa 1980s
Identifier: MSC 0834
Scope and Contents Ladies Missionary and Aid Society of the Spring Place Presbyterian Church records kept by Mrs. George Buffat, 1936-1947. 8 volumes. Fair Garden School PTA history scrapbook, 1932-1940. 1 volume. (Fair Garden and Burlington communities, Knox County, Tenn).
Identifier: PAS 0065
Scope and Contents Staub Elementary School scrapbooks and PTA records, 1920s-1940s.
“Swan Pond: A Tennessee State Shrine.” Articles on Ramsey House by Knoxville Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. TS 1957.
Scope and Contents “Swan Pond: A Tennessee State Shrine.” Articles on Ramsey House written by members of the Knoxville Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Presented to Lawson McGhee Library on October 5, 1957. TS. In cover with original artwork on Ramsey House by Quinn. Contents: “Ballad of Ramsey House” by Maud M. Turpin; “Ramsey House: Home of the Courageous” by Josephine Strong Breeding; “The Ramsey House and Nathaniel Hawthorne” by Frances Woolley; “I Remember Cousin Lizzie” by Lillian...
Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. (photographs)
Identifier: SPC 2019.063
Scope and Contents Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. Oversize framed photograph.
Identifier: SPC 2007.003
Scope and Contents Fifth Annual Meeting- Tennessee Forest Patrol Men. Knoxville, Tenn. Jan. 1926. 8x10” sepia print (damaged: including insect holes). Back row, 4th from left is George Meyers who served as Forest Patrolman for the Cades Cove area. Photograph may have been taken at the Southern RR Depot, Knoxville.
Identifier: MSC 0153
Scope and Contents Papers of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Knoxville Chapter, including: financial reports (1928-1989); minutes of meetings (1924-1989) (1990-1993 minutes added May 1997); lists of members (1935-1983); attendance records at meetings (1928-1940); newsletters (1972-1989); correspondence (1924-1989); newspaper clippings (1933-1989); cards showing bird counts (1977-1986); and other miscellaneous records. Newsletters (Through the biKNOXulars ) for 1994-2013 were added by Jean Alexander in April...
Identifier: PAS 0050
Scope and Contents Tenn. Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, compiled by Mrs. Albert Lyon Craig, historian, 1934-1935. Mostly newspaper clippings, some cards and programs.
Dates: 1934 - 1935
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 014
Scope and Contents Terpsichorean Club Grand Bal Masque invitation + ladies invitation and envelope, 1871, Lamar House, Knoxville, Tenn. 1872 season tickets for the Eastern Division Fair, Knoxville, Tenn. (3 tickets); Euterpe Combination, Opera House, 1880 program.
Scope and Contents MM.2001.004: October 14, 1820, letter from Saml. Thatcher to Abel Wood, D. D. Grandmaster. ALS 1 pc. Re: Masonic meeting; November 8, 1836, letter from James Thacher to B. B. Thatcher, London. ALS 1 pc. (with seal) ; July 10, , letter from B. B. T. [Benj. B. Thatcher] to cousin. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.) with etching of Hillsborough Hill-Ilfracombe; December 3, 1838, and August 13,1839, letters from James Thacher, Plymouth. ALS 1 p. each. (1 pc.); undated slip of paper with “Judge Ebenr. Thatcher...
Scope and Contents Union League of Maryville, Tenn. (affiliated with the national Union League of America), minutes of council; January 2, 1867 - January 1869. 1 vol. + 3 loose papers (October 31, 1867, letter signed Will McTeer re: charter names and transfers, Ellejoy (Elijoy) Council; handwritten questions (fragment); blank report form for Union League of America).
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