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Ellen Renshaw House Fletcher 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.

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

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

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

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

Photographs Showing Progress of Construction Gay Street Viaduct

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

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

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