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C. Howard Capito Collection. Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0847
Scope and Contents

Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011. Commemorative medal “Lexington Group, 175th Anniversary, Knoxville Convention, 1836-2011.” Copes of mortgage maps for southern and L&N railroads.

Dates: 2011

David H. Steinberg manuscript history of Knoxville’s streetcars (photocopy).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0836
Scope and Contents

David H. Steinberg manuscript history of Knoxville’s streetcars and additional research material (photocopy).

Dates: 1876-1947

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, Tenn. 1869, letter from H. H. Lowry to father about John Neely's conduct in Knoxville.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.057
Scope and Contents Knoxville, Tenn., 1869, letter from H. H. Lowry to father about John Neely's conduct in Knoxville. Taken up with woman of "ill fame", she has been so for 10 years and he is going to marry her. King talked to him and told him he could not "stay on the road" (railroad) if he continues on the "road to ruin", owes money for things for "that heifer" and "twice that much to whiskey shops." "The railroad men know all today keep him from coming back." "Don't go and offer him something, but talk him...
Dates: 1869

Outline of 19th century events leading to or resulting from the Knoxville Convention, July 4-8,1836; 20th century events related to development of Knoxville as Rail Transportation Hub.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.003
Scope and Contents

Outline of 19th century events leading to or resulting from the Knoxville Convention, July 4-8,1836; 20th century events related to development of Knoxville as Rail Transportation Hub. Photocopy of the outline (58 pp.) and Proceedings of the Knoxville Convention

Dates: 2011

Smoky Mountain Railroad time table no. 5, July 21, 1947. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.002
Scope and Contents

Smoky Mountain Railroad. Knoxville and Sevierville, Tennessee. Time Table No. 5 (Effective 12:01 A.M. Central Time) Monday, July 21, 1947. For the Government and Information of Employees only. F.L. Parks, Superintendent. 1 pc. Ephemera 2013.002a front cover Ephemera 2013.002b inside time table

Dates: 1947

W. O. Whittle Papers (Genealogy).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0894
Scope and Contents

Genealogical information on the John and Mary Keener Whittle family and their eleven children. A few manuscript items were included with the collection. 14 blue tone photographs (8 x 10”) were removed from the collection and added to Photograph Box 3 (not connected to genealogical research). (subjects of photographs include: Custom House; Knoxville views; Warm Springs, N. C.; Holston River; Austin Springs, Tenn.; Strawberry Plains; East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad).

Dates: 1920s-1940s