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African American photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0102
Scope and Contents Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family...
Dates: 1918 - 1928

Brice Family photographs and 1861 friendship book. (Gift of Betty Wrinkle)

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Identifier: MSC 0643
Scope and Contents

Brice Family photographs and 1861 friendship book. (Gift of Betty Wrinkle)

Dates: 1861

Chumlea (Mary Jane Mize Chumlea photograph album). (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0005
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of Mary Jane Mize Chumlea (born Oct. 10, 1854 in Georgia), second wife of William Claiborne Chumlea (born Aug. 31, 1845 in Knox Co., Tenn. He was a lawyer in Blount Co., Tenn. for 50 years after the Civil War). Album was probably started after their marriage in 1880. Contains 48 photographs, many identified. Album is in poor condition with loose pages and hinge missing from cover. Most photographs are of Chumlea family members or relatives.

Dates: 1880-1900

David Thomas Kirk.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0730
Scope and Contents

David Thomas Kirk: personal journals, family photograph album, newspaper clippings etc. 1899-1959. Kirk was a Methodist minister, farmer and house builder. Details of life in Bybee, Cocke County, Tenn. 2 boxes.

Dates: 1899-1959

Ellen Renshaw House Fletcher Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0574
Scope and Contents

Ellen Renshaw House Fletcher (1843-1907) kept the Civil War diary in Knoxville which was published as “A Very Violent Rebel.” After the war Ellen married James William Fletcher, and the family remained in Knoxville, Tennessee. She and her family are buried in Old Gray Cemetery. The collection includes photographs, small artifacts, and a few documents mostly from the postwar years.

Dates: 1850-1923

Emma Hope Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0081
Scope and Contents

Hope family letters, no date, 1823-1838; poem “Our Boys,” 1884; three photograph albums containing Hope family snapshots and pictures of local resorts, the Appalachian Exposition, Great Smoky Mountains, Elkmont, Henderson Springs, Jamestown Exposition, World War I parade in Knoxville, ships, etc.; Thomas Hope documents; The Builder’s Golden Rule by William Pain, no date (before 1828). Contains notes and entries by Thomas Hope.

Dates: 1823-1884

Hood Family photograph album

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Identifier: PC 0025
Scope and Contents Photograph album (worn red velvet with decorative element on cover with the word ‘Portraits', fastener broken, some torn pages). 19 photographs. Inscription on flyleaf “For Margie From Papa and Mama Christmas 1893". A second inscription: ”For May From Auntie June 28, 1923”. Some pages have handwritten labels but no photographs. The identified photographs: ‘Hoods in Knoxville. May 17, 1902. Brakebill & McCoy; Uncle Will Hood’s little grandson (MD); “Mrs. Parsley his wife who is dead”;...
Dates: 1893-1923

Hugh C. Tyler Photograph Album, including James Agee.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0073
Scope and Contents Folder 1: October 20, 1948 letter from Hugh (Tyler), South Kent, CT, to Helen. ALS 4 pp. Re: Knoxville, Rufus (James Agee); August 16, 1950(?) letter from Laura (Tyler Agee) to Paula (Tyler). ALS 3 pp. Re: terms of sale, mentions Rufus (James Agee); August 11, 1950 envelope addressed to Paula Tyler. Folder 2: 1975 newspaper clipping with picture of Hugh Tyler + photocopy; photocopy of letter from donor. Folder 3: photograph album with 1911 April 1st picture; WWI (?) parade in Knoxville;...
Dates: 1911-1916; 1948-1950

Isaac Barry Family Photograph Album

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Identifier: SPC 2014.002
Scope and Contents Isaac Barry Family Photograph Album. (1860s). Leather--bound album with paper sleeves for photographs. (a few identified, Civil War tax stamps, photographer of Knoxville photographs: Thomas Smiley, Gay St.) (4.5 x 3 inches) Inscribed inside front cover: ” Isaac E. Barry Jr. Dec. 26 ‘68” [1868]. 15 photographs and tintypes. 3 floral prints. Woman at back of album believed to be Mary E. Barry (SPC 2014.002.002) and man with beard nearest her photograph at back is Isaac E. Barry, Sr (SPC...
Dates: 1860s

James E. Thompson Photograph Albums re: streetcar tracks, ca. 1904-1905.

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Identifier: PAS 0044
Scope and Contents

Album of photographs taken by James E. Thompson, ca. 1904-1905, of the construction of streetcar tracks in Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn. 1 album (90 leaves, 720 photographs). Backs of photographs are identified with job number, date, job location.

Dates: 1904-1905

James Robinson Ogden Photograph Album. Civil War CDVs. Gift of Miss Lucy Ogden. (Photographs)

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Identifier: PAS 0153
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of James Robinson Ogden, who came to Knoxville with the 2nd Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War, Leather 5x6” album containing mostly Civil War era CDVs (cartes-de-visite). 22 photographs. Subjects include: John Keyes, view of Knoxville(?), [General Ambrose] Burnside, General George Stoneman, James R. Mitchell, H.C. Squire(?), W. Chamberlain, Henry Chester, E.C. Ruggles.

Dates: 1860s

Jim Thompson Photograph Albums: World War I; Great Smoky Mountains. (photographs)

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Identifier: PAS 0001
Scope and Contents

Jim Thompson Co., Thompson Photograph Albums. World War I, Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1916-1935

Lynn Family photographs

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Identifier: PC 0063
Scope and Contents 45 carte de visites of Lynn family and others, some Knoxville photographers (T.M. Schleier, McCrary & Branson; also Bushong, Charleston, Tenn..). Seller’s listing with collection. Small photograph album (cover missing). 80+ pages. Dr. Wm. N. Lynn. Knoxville, Tenn., photo album from his father, Strother James Lynn, containing many early East Tenn. homes and locations. This album was acquired from the descendents/ heirs of the Dr. William and Edith Lynn estate. The photos are mostly of...
Dates: 1850-1915

Mabry and Charlton Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0238
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.

Dates: 1832-1940

McCallie Photographs (Sevier County, Tenn.)

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Identifier: PAS 0072
Scope and Contents Broadside for the sale of A. J. McCallie’s Sevier County, Tenn., farm, 1891; photograph album of McCallie Home, Sevier County, Tenn. 12 photographs; copy photographs of home of Andrew J. McCallie (+ original photograph), hen house, cistern, Joseph M. McCallie and niece; Sevier County schoolhouses - Middle Creek class and McCroskey School; Andrew Jackson McCallie and Harriet Theodocia Adeline Cunningham McCallie at their house on Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.; sisters of J.M. McCallie;...
Dates: 1879 - 1907

Miss Lucie Fain Photograph Album

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Identifier: PAS 0036
Scope and Contents

Miss Lucie Fain Photograph Album, mostly carte d vixite photographs. Only a few are identified, most of them relatives of Lucie Fain. “Miss Lucie Fain” imprinted on the cover of the album. A few later photographs are tucked into the album.

Dates: 1850-1890

Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow. (photographs)

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Identifier: PAS 0164
Scope and Contents

Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow; owner of album not known. 4 x 5 6/8” album with 20 CDVs (cartes-de-visite), 4 tintypes, and 2 index cards. Most are unidentified portraits. Two IDs: Josie Hundly (?) and toddler Annie Pearl Hayes (born 1875). One of the index cards has an untitled poem with the repeated line ‘In the Upper Garden.’

Dates: 1880s

Photograph album, Fox family, Greeneville, Tenn.

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Identifier: SPC 1997.020
Scope and Contents

Photograph album, Fox family, Greeneville, Tenn. Some by J. Bushong, photographer, Athens, Tenn. Album in poor condition, front cover missing: contains 4 unidentified portraits. Also: 5 unidentified cartes-de-visites; 2 unidentified tintypes; 2 identified tintypes (Thomas A. McCarty, born 1861, and M.B. McCarty, born 1866).

Dates: undated

Photograph Album of the Wedding of Ellen McClung to Thomas Berry at Belcaro, Fountain City, Tenn.

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Identifier: PAS 0002
Scope and Contents

Photograph Album of the Wedding of Ellen McClung to Thomas Berry at Belcaro, Fountain City, Tenn. in 1928.

Dates: 1928

Photograph album of work by Jimmy Myers, ca. 1938-1940 (Gift of Martha M. Parker).

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Identifier: PAS 0054
Scope and Contents

“Photos by Jimmy Myers.” One photograph album (10x13”) with B&W prints mounted on pages. Subjects include Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1940, dedication of Great Smoky Mountains National Park), University of Tenn. football, Knoxville and regional street scenes, Gay Street Christmas lights, and visiting celebrities, 1938-1940. Jimmy Myers was a photographer for the Knoxville Journal, then fought in World War II, and returned to work for the Tenn. Valley Authority (TVA).

Dates: 1938-1940

Photographs Showing Progress of Construction Gay Street Viaduct

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Identifier: SPC 2017.004
Scope and Contents

Photographs Showing Progress of Construction Gay Street Viaduct. Knoxville, Tennessee. 1919. L. W. Frierson, Supervising Engr. Taken by Thompson Brothers, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 album 7 x 12.5”: 25 photographs mounted on linen.

Dates: 1919

Portrait photo book (possibly of Tauxe family)

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Identifier: SPC 2019.085
Scope and Contents The book contains 24 portraits and one scene of a farming village. Many of the portraits have the photographer’s mark “J. Jeanneret -- Montreux” At least one marked “Photographie F. de Jongh -- Entre deux villes Vevey” The photo cards were not removed from the album to determine if others are marked with different photographer marks. Some pages labeled “Emma Tauxe” , “Uncle Henry” , “Louis or Charles” There is no indication of when the pages were marked or by whom. The village scene is...
Dates: 1830-1890

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Taylor Family Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks (Gift of Laura H. Henson and Gage H. Acuff)

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Identifier: MSC 0871
Scope and Contents

One box of Taylor photograph albums and scrapbooks including the following: 7 photograph albums; 2 postcard albums; 4 scrapbooks including one labeled “Historical Scraps, F.W. Taylor, Jr.” ; and 22 loose photographs including 1 carte de visite of Lloyd Branson.

Dates: 1850-1930

Van Deventer Collection

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Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.

Dates: 1820s-1970s

White Family photograph album (ca 1868) from family of Hugh Andrew May White. (Estate of Mrs. Nancy M. Rodgers) (Mrs. Cowan Rodgers II)

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Identifier: PC 0071
Scope and Contents Photograph album (ca. 1860s) of cartes de visites from family of Hugh Andrew May White. Sophia Moody White, wife of George M. White (loose); Andrew Park, Jane Bowie, Langdon Bowie, Sophie Bowie, Margie Coffin Orto, Park Bowie, Alice McEwen, Hector and Ann Eliza Coffin (children); Lizzie Mitchell Moses (Frank Moses wife) (tintype); Hector Coffin (adult); Hugh Craighead; Belle Stephenson; Sophi Stephenson (child); aunt Cynthia White (grandfather’s sister) [daughter of James and Mary Lawson...
Dates: 1850-1870