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Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).

Identifier: MSC 0788
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sallie McDowell Moffett and her husband John T. (Tom) Moffett. 1832-1916. Includes letters during their courtship and during the Civil War (John T. Moffett was a Sgt. in Capt. Lynch’s Artillery, CSA). Letters include home life, family, military camp life and details of battles, some correspondence with other family members, business papers, church matters. About 450 letters. (118 folders in 3 boxes). Box 4 has family photographs, including Photograph of John Thomas...
Dates: 1832-1916

Sam Houston daguerreotype, 1846

Identifier: SPC 2019.075
Scope and Contents Daguerreotype of Sam Houston taken by S. K. Nicholson in his rooms in Hartford, CT in 1846. In original case (leather spine of case was restored by Don Etherington in 1999).
Dates: 1846

Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots: Porter Family Summer, 1941 (Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter.)

Identifier: SPC 2016.007
Scope and Contents Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots, labeled with handwritten note: Porter Family Summer, 1941, compiled by E. Porter. The Porter family was from Galveston, Tex.. The father was Eugene L. Porter and mother was Helen Nichols Porter. Includes: Eleanor Porter graduation’ Porter offspring; trip to Charlie’s Bunion; Ramsey Cascades; cabin in Gatlinburg. Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter. SPC 2016.007.016 Group of steps of cabin [Porter family], 1941. SPC 2016.007.017 View of Gatlinburg cabin...
Dates: 1941

Senate, Sixty-Sixth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee

Identifier: QSPC 2002.001
Scope and Contents Senate, Sixty-Sixth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee. Composite (lists names and county or title under pictures). Image area 18.5 x 12.25” Small tear in upper center.
Dates: 1929-1930

Sequoyah. (color print)

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.016
Scope and Contents Sequoyah (color print) of the Official [Oklahoma] State Portrait of the Cherokee leader Sequoyah (George Guess) painted by Oklahoma artist Charles Banks Wilson. The portrait hangs in the Oklahoma State Capitol.
Dates: 1970-1980

Seven copy photographs used in Tennessee Ancestors, vol. 7, no. 1 (1991)

Identifier: SPC 2006.007
Scope and Contents Seven copy photographs used in Tennessee Ancestors, vol. 7, no. 1 (1991). Includes: 2 color snapshots of the tombstones of 2 B&W copy photographs of Jacob Pile (?) and Evangeline Comfort Williams Pile(?); 3 5x7” B&W copy prints of William Walker, Mary Seaton Walker, and the William Walker house.
Dates: 1991

Sevier Family photographs

Identifier: PC 0060
Scope and Contents 1: Sixth plate ambrotype of a young girl wearing a hat and bloomers, standing on a chair. Brown union case (broken hinge). Note accompanying this photo identifies the girl as Ruth Sevier Wilder Collins (b. 1834), however, it may be another family member. Scattered spots around mat. 2: Sixth plate ambrotype of a young boy, standing on the same chair as the girl in the first photograph. Brown union case (broken hinge). Scattered spots around mat. 3: Quarter page ambrotype of a young woman,...
Dates: 1850-1865

Sexton family portraits

Identifier: SPC 2016.006
Scope and Contents SPC 2016.006.001 Rev. J.T. Sexton and family to Rev. J.W.(?) Anderson. Feb. 28, 1906. Biddle’s 18 Market Square Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten names: Charlie, Willis, Mollie, Eva. 5 x 3.5” oval print mounted on board, sepia. 1 pc. SPC 2016.006.002 Rev. Thos. Sexton, The Blacksmith Preacher, and his family. Handwritten names: Amy(?) (May?), Ruth. 3.75 x 5.5” oval picture, printed. 1 pc.
Dates: 1906

Six studio portraits

Identifier: SPC 2011.006
Scope and Contents Six studio portraits: 1. Mrs. E. E. Wrinkle, McCrary & Branson 2. Mr. & Mrs. Curtis & child, G. E. Weiser 3. Mrs. Callie Goodwin 4. Homer Rhea 5. Mrs. Lula Vose (?), Jesse Richardson, Maryville, Tenn. 6. Nannie Hutchens, Weiser, Opposite Court House, Knoxville, Tennessee (odd border around photograph).
Dates: ca. 1890s

Six unidentified portraits

Identifier: SPC 2018.003
Scope and Contents Six unidentified photographs (cartes d’ visite size) of value for the names and addresses of photographers printed on the verso: J. Bushong, Charleston, Tenn; Smiley’s (T. H. Smiley, Knoxville, Tenn; J. M. Honey, Morristown, Tenn; A. T. Hunt, Knoxville, Tenn.
Dates: ca. 1880s

Sketching Trip to Great Smoky Mountains

Identifier: SPC 2003.013
Scope and Contents 1924 sketching trip to the [Great Smoky] Mountains. L-r: Robert S. McCoy, W.J. McCoy, Jr., Charles C. Krutch. One 8x10” B&W glossy copy photograph.
Dates: 1924

Snapshot of Charles Lindbergh and his plane The Spirit of St. Louis

Identifier: SPC 2016.008
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Charles Lindbergh and his plane The Spirit of St. Louis, taken by Carlie Lucas of Phillips Avenue in South Knoxville. Taken in 1927 on Lindbergh’s tour of the United States. Probably taken at Chattanooga October 5, 1927 when Lindbergh landed there in his national tour of the US. He landed in Memphis and Chattanooga on the tour. In 1928 after the tour the airplane was donated to the Smithsonian Institution The snapshot was later given to Miss Lucas’ niece, Mary Lou Coggins. Shows...
Dates: 1927

Southern Railway Company Helpers and Painters

Identifier: SPC 2017.010
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.010.001a Southern Ry Co. Painters and Helpers. Knoxville, Tenn. April 27, 1905. W.K. Brother (written on back). Sepia. 4.5 x 7” mounted on board. 1 pc.
Dates: 1905

Spalding’s Official Base Ball (baseball) guide, Knoxville teams, 1906. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2017.003
Scope and Contents Five Knoxville baseball teams clipped from Spalding’s Official Base Ball (baseball) guide, Knoxville teams, 1906. Ephemera 2017.003.001: Baker-Hind (sic) [Himel] baseball team Ephemera 2017.003.002: Knoxville Reds baseball team Ephemera 2017.003.003: Imperial base ballteam Ephemera 2017.003.004: McClung base ballteam Ephemera 2017.003.005: Y.M.C.A. baseball team 5 printed images with text, clipped from the guide (4.5 x 3.5 inches).
Dates: 1906

T. W. Johnson, Engineer

Identifier: SPC 2017.001
Scope and Contents T.W. Johnson, Engineer, Knoxville Fire Department, in uniform. April 1900. Steamer, M.L. Rossm Co, in Fire Department. Taken by McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc. 4 x 5.5” photograph on mount. Sepia.
Dates: 1900

Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. (photographs)

Identifier: SPC 2019.063
Scope and Contents Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. Oversize framed photograph.
Dates: 1918

Tennessee Forest Patrol Men

Identifier: SPC 2007.003
Scope and Contents Fifth Annual Meeting- Tennessee Forest Patrol Men. Knoxville, Tenn. Jan. 1926. 8x10” sepia print (damaged: including insect holes). Back row, 4th from left is George Meyers who served as Forest Patrolman for the Cades Cove area. Photograph may have been taken at the Southern RR Depot, Knoxville.
Dates: 1926

Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. (photographs). Gift of John Z.C. Thomas.

Identifier: SPC 2019.064
Scope and Contents Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. Oversize photograph (in folder, not framed)
Dates: 1903-1905

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Comptroller’s (Controller’s) Office employees’ “yearbook” 1944

Identifier: SPC 2018.001
Scope and Contents Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Comptroller’s (Controller’s) Office, E. Arnold Sundstrom and his staff (employees’ “yearbook” 1944); 35 5 x 7” B&W printed in spiral bound album. Flyleaf says Virginia E. Hill. Most photograph have a name on the back or on the front of the print. At the back are two pictures of Chinese man [Tsai?], one holding a book The Tennessee Valley Authority. The last picture shows two books (The United States by Garrett and Chine by Tsai, and a lit candle. One 8 x 10...
Dates: 1944

The Little Family

Identifier: SPC 2007.001
Scope and Contents The Little Family, 1895 (date written on back of photograph). Seated, l-r: Frank Armstrong Little (2-22-1833--10-23-1924), Margaret Adelia Chamberlain Little (6-3-1832--2-12-1903) (daughter of Ninnian Chamberlain), Julia Elizabeth White Little (wearing 1892 wedding dress). Standing, far right: Francis Robert Little. 8x6” photograph on 10x8” backing. Faded sepia. 1 pc.
Dates: 1895

‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886.’ Alf and Bob Taylor.

Identifier: Artifact 1886.001
Scope and Contents ‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886. Alf. and Bob Taylor, “The Red and White Rose.” ’ Copyrighted & published 1886 by A. Job, Elk Park, N.C.. A. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Co. St. Louis & N.Y. Includes etched portraits of Rev. N.G. Taylor and Mrs. Emma H. Taylor and Alfred A. Taylor, Nat W. Taylor, David H. Taylor, Mary Eva Taylor, Sanna M. Taylor, Rhoda Emma Taylor, Hugh L. Taylor, James P. Taylor, Robert L. Taylor, Landon C. Haynes. Also etched drawings of ‘The Old Home,’...
Dates: 1886

Theodore Hunt’s father

Identifier: SPC 2016.010
Scope and Contents Theodore Hunt’s father. Taken by A.T. Hunt, Photographer. No. 13, Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc.
Dates: undated

Third Tenn. Troops of Melvin Cox Brandon

Identifier: SPC 2014.022
Scope and Contents SPC 2014.022.001 Melvin Cox Brandon (Portrait by Bachrach, in folder, 1923) (8.5 x 5.5 inches). Sepia. 1 pc. + folder. Panoramas: Third Tennessee Troops of Melvin Cox Brandon. SPC 2014.022.002 Dress Parade 3rd Tenn. U. S. Vol. Infantry, Anniston, Ala., Jan, 20th, 1899. (Panorama No. 120, Russell Bros. Photo, Anniston, Ala.) (25.5 x 8.75 inches) SPC 2014.022.003 Co. A, 3rd Tenn. U. S. Volunteers, Camp Shipp, Anniston, Ala., Jan. 18th 1899. (Panorama No. 120, Russell Bros. Photo, Anniston, Ala.)...
Dates: 1899; 1923

Thomas Legion (Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army)

Identifier: QSPC 2014.004
Scope and Contents Thomas Legion (Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army). Banner: Cherokee Veteran Indians of Thomas Legion 69 N.C. Rec Sou-Noo-Kee Camp. Copy photograph + caption + Hymn to the Great Smokies by Eva Plamondon Boyd and Margaret Stringfield. All three items glued to board backing. 10 x 16” . 1 pc. The following caption was under the image: Above is shown the last photograph ever taken of the remaining members of the famous Thomas Legion, composed of Cherokee Indians in the Confederate Army. The...
Dates: 1903

Three Cartes-de-Visite

Identifier: SPC 2016.009
Scope and Contents Portrait Photographs / three cartes-de-visite with inscriptions (Eva Taylor, S. Tomlinson, Ann Lizzie Fisher) SPC 2016.009.001 “Your Friend, Eva Taylor, Happy Valley, Carter Co., E. Tenn.” (no photography studio). Mary Eva Taylor was the daughter of Nathaniel Green Taylor and Emmaline E. Haynes; she married Ethelbert Dudley Jobe. SPC 2016.009.002. “Ann Lizzie Fisher” (T. N. Thurman, Photographer, Athens, Tenn.) SPC 2016.009.003. “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Taylor, August 1,...
Dates: ca. 1870s

Three men in uniform in front of Lonsdale line streetcar

Identifier: SPC 1996.008
Scope and Contents Three men in uniform in front of Lonsdale line streetcar, ca. 1909-1918. l-r: Verner M. Johnson, unknown, Motorman Virgil Pollard. 1 pc. Mounted.
Dates: ca. 1910s

Two studies, both of Ellen McClung Berry and her son, Hugh Berry painted by Eleanor McAdoo Wiley.

Identifier: Artifact 2015.009
Scope and Contents Two studies, both of Ellen McClung Berry and her son, Hugh Berry (she is painting and he has toy boat) (both ornately framed) painted by Eleanor McAdoo Wiley.
Dates: 1930 - 1940

Unidentified group at frosty cabin

Identifier: SPC 2007.007
Scope and Contents Unidentified group at frosty cabin, snow on trees, probably in the Great Smoky Mountains. Jim Thompson Co. photograph (13531 A2). 6x8” (sepia).
Dates: undated

Unidentified group of children

Identifier: SPC 1995.032
Scope and Contents Unidentified group of children, probably a school group (or church group?). 8 1/2 x 6 1/2” sepia, mounted.
Dates: undated

Unidentified group of Photographs

Identifier: SPC 1997.021
Scope and Contents 7 unidentified portraits; 2 unidentified family groups by W. A. Mills, photographer; 2 unidentified baby photographs by Weiser, Knoxville; 6 identified portraits: Hazel (Bill’s) Angel (2 pcs.); man ‘Cate’; Reva Hodge; Robert Andrew Lancaster, 1906-1983; C. A. Lancaster family, home was on Middlebrook Pike (shows house); strip of penny pictures (3 images of young woman) and mounted penny pictures (2 young men, on one mount); 6 tintypes (poor condition); 6 sepia photographs on postcard backings,...
Dates: undated