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Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
Dates: 1889-1950

Isbell Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1983.013
Scope and Contents Loose papers removed from the Isbell Family Bible placed in the McClung Collection by Mrs. Barlow, April 11, 1983. Papers include: copy of the will of Thomas Isbell, 1819; notes of family history; photograph of Sarah Elizabeth Isbell Gaut; program from Ministers’ and Deacons’ meeting held at Coghill Academy, McMinn County, Tenn., 1869; Mary Sharp College card, n.d.; pattern pieces; James H. and Robert B. McMillan obituaries; 1869 letter from Benjamin Isbell to brother James; January 10,...
Dates: 1819-1863

John Wesley Reams Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0201
Scope and Contents Collection of John Wesley Reams, Lowland Community, Hamblen County, Tenn. He was graduated from Mossy Creek College (now Carson-Newman College) in June 1879. He was a music teacher and a violinist. Collection consists of sheet music, entertainment programs, newspaper clippings (including Ted Shawn Dance Company and Lola McCormack), 1894-95 list of coffins sold, etc. 13 photographs received Aug. 18, 1981 (Joppa; New Market train wreck, 1917*; Mule Day; Asbury Marble Quarry). Snapshots...
Dates: 1870s-1910s

Knoxville Police Chiefs / Chief Law Enforcement Officers. Photographs and notes. Gift of Travis Parker, Jr.

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Identifier: MM.2003.014
Scope and Contents

10 photographs of Knoxville Police Chiefs / Chief Law Enforcement Officers. Includes: Edward M. Haynes, Joe Kimsey (2) , Huskisson, Chief Harry Huskisson, French Harris, others have no ID. (some are trimmed to odd sizes). Also, Sept. 13, 1977 program of the Kiwanis Club of Northside Knoxville, Memorial Dedication honoring Chief Law Enforcement Officers of City of Knoxville, 1802-1977 (2 copies); typed list of Chief Law Enforcement Officers (3 pp.); handwritten notes.

Dates: 1802-1977

Lockett Collection (World War I Scrapbook).

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0038
Scope and Contents World War I scrapbook; information on the first airplane in Knoxville, Tenn., 1921; photographs; miscellaneous programs. Ten photographs and newspaper clippings were sent by Mrs. Bonsal via Bob Van Deventer on January 26, 1984. They were added to the collection in separate folders. The bottle used by Margaret Lockett to christen Knoxville’s first airplane. Includes photographic postcard of Mrs. Percy Lockett, ca. 1910 or 1911 Appalachian Exposition held in Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. Percy Lockett...
Dates: 1910-1921

Mary Katherine Dulin papers, school scrapbook, and artifacts. Gift of William Kristopher Kendrick.

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Identifier: MSC 0674
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts of Mary Katherine Dulin (Mrs. Clifford Folger), her school scrapbook (Finch School, 1920s and Miss Beard’s School), travel mementoes, photographs, condolence letters re: her father’s death, some small artifacts of H. L. Dulin. The personal letters and diaries were not donated to the McClung Collection. The Mary Katherine Dulin Collection consists primarily of school mementos and personal sewing and art supplies with some photographs, publications, and items related to...
Dates: 1910s-1940s

Ruby Bird Collection (Knoxville High School drama teacher).

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Identifier: MSC 0224
Scope and Contents

Ruby Bird, Knoxville High School drama teacher. Collection includes yearbooks, photographs, theatre programs, and plaques from the estate of Miss Ruby Bird. Mostly Knoxville High School and Austin East High School. Includes photograph of student John Cullum.

Dates: 1947-1964