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