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Aileen Seilaz Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Alhambra Court and Home

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2022.005
Scope and Contents

Six black-and-white photographs (2.75"x4.5" each) of Alhambra Courts (Knoxville, TN). All exteriors. One promotional postcard for Alhambra Court and Home, R. L. Fooshee, Owner. Color image of exterior.

Dates: unknown

C. Milton Hinshilwood slides

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2000.002
Scope and Contents

Slides of postcards copies by C. Milton Hinshilwood. (70 slides are of Tennessee Court House postcards; 107 slides are postcard views of Knoxville).

Dates: 1900s

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Charles Suddarth Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.016
Scope and Contents

Ca. 2,500 slides taken by Charles Suddarth Kelly (Knoxville, Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville Hyatt construction site; family home “Ponduckii”; copies of Knoxville postcards);

Dates: 1950-1975

Chester Kilgore Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2011.007
Scope and Contents

Five mounted photographs + 1 oversize color postcard of the Andrew Johnson Hotel dining room. SPC 2011.007.001 Friends Normal School, Maryville, Tenn. J. Peden & Co., Main St., Knoxville. SPC 2011.007.002 J. Parnick Smith’s holiday sale signs on store, 1915, 205 Main St. (Maryville?). Taken by A.L. Butcher, Maryville, Tenn. SPC 2011.007.003 J. Parnick Smith store interior. SPC 2011.007.004 Costume party (Halloween?). SPC 2011.007.005 Unidentified house.

Dates: 1915

Earl D. Reed Collection. World War II photograph albums, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Marine Corps material.

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Identifier: MSC 0347
Scope and Contents The Earl D. Reed Collection contains Mr. Reed's two photograph albums and related printed material. The two photograph albums, which document his career with the U. S. military in the 1930s and 1940s, are particularly interesting, since these include photographs of the fighting between the Japanese and Chinese forces in China in the years before World War II. The collection, housed in two boxes, was a gift of Judy Cowden in December 2005. The collection includes: U.S. Naval Academy, two...
Dates: 1930-1945

Frances Curtis Allison Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0895
Scope and Contents

Album of postcards, mostly East Tennessee; store ledger from Roane Mountain, Tenn., 1901; photographs, including 5 x7 “ photograph of Spanish-American War group with David Alexander Simerly seated at far right (related to pamphlet also given at this time, which was added to Pamphlet Collection: Roster of the Third Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, USA, 1898); ephemera re: Knoxville Marble from Jas. S. Clark & Co., Louisville, Ky.

Dates: 1900s

George F. Barber Collection

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Identifier: MSC 0353
Scope and Contents George F. Barber Collection Inventory, available. Scope: Personal and business papers, correspondence, photographs, patent documents, and writings of George F. Barber and his architectural firms. Collection contains original drawings, sketches, studies, scrapbooks, artifacts, house plans, original illustrated catalogues published by George F. Barber and Co., Barber & Kluttz, and Barber & Boardman, original letterhead and related papers, and information about Barber Houses,...
Dates: 1874 - 1913

Great Smoky Mountains photographs

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Identifier: PC 0034
Scope and Contents

14 large mounted b&w photographs, 3 oversize unmounted b&w photographs; 19 photographic postcards (same images as oversize photographs). Subjects include: Church & schoolhouse; Little Greenbrier; Milas Messer making barrel hoops; Cove Creek, N.C.; Walker Sisters cabin; Whaley Motel, Gatlinburg, etc.

Dates: 1920s-1930s

Jim Thompson photographs, 1920-1940

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0087
Scope and Contents

Thompson photographs (many with linen backing), 1920-1940.

Dates: 1920-1940

Joan W. Engle Gift--WWI material.

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Identifier: MSC 0681
Scope and Contents 215 postcards, 13 pcs. WWI papers, 9 photographs, misc. items. Subjects: World War I, postcards, photographs of WWI soldier in uniform, Mrs. Belle Jones, Robert Taylor Jones, YMCA mail to soldiers, photograph-postcards of military scenes in Europe, Knoxville postcards, Co. C, 5th Division, 7th US Engineers, US Expeditionary Forces, WWI letter, ephemera. Knoxville postcards: The Hotel Farragut (2 copies), the Masonic Temple, Holston National Bank, C.B. Atkins Residence, Lawson McGhee Library,...
Dates: 1910s

Lucy Hansard Lett / George Felix Lett Collection. Photographs of the Beaumont Avenue area, Knoxville, Tenn. 1910s, 1920s

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Identifier: SPC 2013.011
Scope and Contents

Lucy Hansard Lett/George Felix Lett Collection. Photographs of the Beaumont Avenue area, Knoxville, Tenn 1910s.1920s. Additional material recd. 8-2013. Rule High School List of Deceased Alumni, 1940-1959.

Dates: 1910-1930

Mae Lynn Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0583
Scope and Contents

Mae Lynn Collection: includes photographs, receipts, postcards, stampless entires/covers, stamps, and ephemera. Listing with collection. + scrapbook of Spanish-American War clippings. Photographs include: Mae Lynn; Smith School in Kodak, 1902; Cherokee Knitting Mills on Baxter Avenue, 1925; Beech Springs School, 1912-1915; Grey Eagle steamboat; Aluminum Company of America WWII snapshot.

Dates: 1912-1925

Margaret Tappan Thomas Collins Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0516
Scope and Contents Letters, photographs, and documents of Margaret Tappan Thomas of Knoxville; letters to Elkmont and some photographs. Includes University of Tennessee commencement material, 1928; Delta Delta Delta Sorority material; color reproductions of postcards including Appalachian Club, Elkmont (Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Thomas), Unaka Springs, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone Park, etc.; correspondence; photographs of Mrs. E. L. Thomas (Margaret Lowther Tappan Thomas), Margaret Tappan Thomas (Branson...
Dates: 1920-1930

Mrs. G.K. Walters Scrapbook.

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Identifier: PAS 0034
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of Mrs. G.K. Walters (Anne Stafford) of Knoxville. Contains: photographs of Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Walters, friends, World War I pictures, airplane snapshots; calling cards; clippings; Girl Scout material; postcards (Detroit; Chicago Worlds Fair); Opti-Mrs. yearbook (Knoxville), 1947-1948; Murphy College (Sevierville) grade report for Anne Stafford, 1912; Central High School (Knoxville) graduation invitation and program, 1916; Kiwanis and Knoxville Business Men’s Club photographic...
Dates: 1912-1985

Paul C. Wyatt, World War II Photograph Albums.

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Identifier: PAS 0068
Scope and Contents

Paul C. Wyatt, World War II Photograph Albums. Includes: World War II photograph album, kept by Paul C. Wyatt of Knoxville. 30 photographs of scenes, soldiers, and related images in North Africa and Italy. Also, a smaller album titled: "Service Record" with soldier photographs and photo postcard views. Gift of Ron Allen 2005.

Dates: 1941-1945

Postcard Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2019.105
Scope and Contents

Color 8” x 10”photographs of the front and back of postcards written to the Beck family. Postmarked 1910-1911. Photographers stamp on back of each “bill tracy, photography, 1420 Linden Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee” Each has negative number. B-1038-V-1 through B-1038-V-38 (missing nos. 2 and 29)

Dates: 1910 - 1911

Robert Cook photograph albums with photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountain Hiking Club; U. S. Bicentennial postage stamps

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Identifier: SPC 2019.009
Scope and Contents

5 photograph albums of photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (all in one box); 2nd box has one album of US Bicentennial postage stamps, 2 albums of postcards (most of mountains); album of photographs re: ETHS and related events. Most photographs taken by Robert Cook (Bob). Extra gift of photographs added 6/98. + last day cover from Baum’s Home of Flowers (June 30, 1942). (Books and ephemera also recd.; added to collection)

Dates: 1976-1992

Russell W. Hanlon , Jr., Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0268
Scope and Contents Includes scrapbook of Russell W. Hanlon, Sr. (1894-1963), on Knoxville Automobile Club, Great Smoky Mountains, tourism, ca. 1920s-mid-1930s which includes information on Great Smoky Mountain Industries. Collection also includes photographs (Hanlon and McCoy families, David C. Chapman, Elkmont, Tenn., Gatlinburg, Knoxville, work by William J. McCoy, etc.); postcards; Knoxville High School Voice, 1912 and 1913; stamps; manuscripts material, including W.G. Brownlow and Oliver Temple/ Scotia...
Dates: 1789-1817; 1849-1884; 1920-1940

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

T. H. R. Neal Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0231
Scope and Contents Papers of T. H. R. Neal of Knoxville, Tenn. Includes his manuscript book on the Neal-Harbison-Snodgrass-Miller and Related Families (a copy is also on McClung shelves); research on other families, including Graves, Karnes (mostly land and deed research); his papers as Knoxville City Engineer, 1956-1960; World War I material from 117th Infantry, Machine Gun unit; photographic postcard of WWI ship Pocahontas; some photographs; 3 stoneware jugs (found in Knoxville dump); some WWI artifacts;...
Dates: 1917-1960

Tate Springs Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0468
Scope and Contents

photographs, papers, postcards + framed plat of the Tate Springs Country Club/Golf Course designed by Donald Ross 1926 (18.5 x 34.5 inches)

Dates: 1926

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

Tennessee Military Institute.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.077
Scope and Contents

TMI graduation invitation 1940; Postcards-- Chattanooga Incline Railway, TMI; Photograph--TMI Company B

Dates: 1940

TVA Photographs by Rell Clements

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Identifier: SPC 2019.094
Scope and Contents

TVA Photographs by Rell Clements 1) Norris Dam RPPC postmarked 1940 2) Members of construction department and a portion of engineering staff between lock walls of Watts Bar Dam. Taken after first concrete pour. 2/28/1940

Dates: 1940

Wilson Lancaster, World War I, b/w photograph in military camp, 1917; Christmas Card (French) 1917 with flags of Allies; Pocket New Testament given to the troops.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2013.008
Scope and Contents

Wilson Lancaster, World War I, b/w photograph in military camp, 1917; Christmas Card (French) 1917 with flags of Allies; Pocket New Testament given to the troops. World War I embroidered cards like this Christmas card (also known as “World War I silks”) were made by women in France and Belgium to sell to Allied troops as souvenirs

Dates: 1917

World’s Fair Souvenir postcards and snapshots

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Identifier: SPC 2019.040
Scope and Contents

World’s Fair Souvenir postcards and snapshots.

Dates: 1982