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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

Solid Train Marble from Knoxville, Tenn. to New York City, 1913 panoramic photograph by Thompson. (Gift of Sonja Jones)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2013.006
Scope and Contents

Solid Train Marble from Knoxville, Tenn. to New York City via Southern RY & B.B.O. Ry. 1913 panoramic photograph by James E. Thompson. . Compliments of Southern RY. 1 pc. 55 x 9” In QFL 12.

Dates: 1913

Southern Railroad Photograph Album.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0004
Scope and Contents

Photograph album containing pictures of the Southern Railroad trains, tracks, employees, etc., in Ky., Ga., Ala., Tenn., and N.C., 1930s-1940s. Donor’s father was “E” Bennett, who worked for Southern Railroad.

Dates: 1930-1950

Southern Railway Company Helpers and Painters

 Collection
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

Southern Railway Company. Overtime and Actual Time Worked by D. H. Line operator and C. C. Craig night operator. 11-1907 to 1915? “Southern Railway System--Book of Operating Rules” (April 1943).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2009.014
Scope and Contents

Time logged headed Morristown or Knoxville, Southern Railway System.

Dates: 1907-1915; 1943

Southern Railway ledger (employee records) book, 1900-1902.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0832
Scope and Contents

Southern Railway ledger (employee records) book, 1900-1902. Handwritten Mss. 1 vol. Folio, covers missing. Index of names and employee records. Includes promotions, dismissals, etc. Several main train wrecks noted, including New Market, Tenn., and McCarty’s. Other locations mentioned include Knoxville, Bristol, Atlanta and Asheville. 572 pp. (damage on back pages).

Dates: 1900-1902

Southern Railway section house

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.021
Scope and Contents

Southern Railway section house, which also housed the Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Knoxville. 8x10” B&W copy photographs.

Dates: undated

Southern Railway seniority lists, 1865-1948.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1996.014
Scope and Contents

Small handwritten notebook with entries for seniority lists for: East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad conductors, 1865-1948; train dispatchers; call boys; 1865 to 1948 seniority list of railroad conductors; 1892-1948 seniority list of road trainmen. Entry at front of notebook reads: “1865 to 1948 Seniority List Road Conductors and Trainmen, Knoxville Division, Southern Ry.” 1 vol.

Dates: 1865-1948

Stewart Lillard Collection--Meigs County and Rhea County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0117
Scope and Contents Meigs and Rhea Counties,(Tenn.), research gathered by Stewart Lillard. Includes: Decatur Circuit, Holston Conference, M. E. C. S. volumes, 1879-1934; Meigs County fine assessments, 1840s-1850s; Meigs County marriage license transcriptions, 1836-1856; Rhea County marriage license transcriptions, 1818-1838; research papers by Stewart Lillard on Meigs County; East Tennessee Valley Railroad prospectus, 1907; Decatur Hosiery Mill stock certificates, 1936; abstracts of Books A-H of Meigs County...
Dates: 1840-1940

Stockholders East Tenn. & Va. Railroad. J. R. Branner, 1861. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2018.003
Scope and Contents Printed Broadside: To the Stockholders of the East Tenn. & Va. Railroad Company. (Branner, J. R.) [61.5 column inches of text, covering everything from the appointment of the current President, after his predecessor had died, to the full disclosure of all activity of the rail road as described in the form of. . ."this paper should be styled an Address to the Stockholders rather than a Report. I deem it a duty to place before you, as fully as I am able to do, and prospects of the Company....
Dates: 1861

Streetcars last run in Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.005 a&b
Scope and Contents

Streetcars last run in Knoxville, Tenn.. August 1, 1947. 14 pcs. in 2 envelopes (5 mounted photograph in SPC 1996.05a; 9 photographs in SPC 1996.05b). B&W 8x10”.

Dates: 1947

T. A. R. (Thomas Amis Rogers) Nelson Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0002
Scope and Contents Papers of Thomas Amis Rogers Nelson (1812-1873), a lawyer, judge, congressman, and defense counsel for President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial of 1868. Nelson began law practice in Washington County, Tenn, in 1832, served two terms as attorney general of the 1st judicial circuit, and was presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1844 and 1848. Strong Unionist, elected to the 36th Congress in 1859 and 1861; was captured by Confederate forces and imprisoned in Richmond, Va.. He...
Dates: 1782-1873

Tennessee North Eastern Railroad Company Trustee’s Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.003
Scope and Contents

Trustee’s Certificate No 1744 for the Tennessee North Eastern Railroad Company, Forty year, five per cent, first mortgage, gold bond. $100. Includes interest coupons numbers 4-80 (77 total) dating April 1911-April 1949 for $2.50 each to be presented at the office of the Scranton Trust Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1909

Three men in uniform in front of Lonsdale line streetcar

 Collection
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

Ticket for the 1962 commemorative excursion on The General, a reenactment of the Civil War train ride. (gift of Allen Coggins)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2003.005
Scope and Contents

Ticket for the 1962 commemorative excursion on The General reenactment of the Civil War train ride. # 11730. Issued by Louisville & Nashville Railroad, mention historic run of April 12, 1862. Used by Allen Coggins of Oak Ridge and his great uncle Herbert Lucas. 1 ticket. + photocopies of notes by donor.

Dates: 1962

Unidentified group of Photographs

 Collection
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...
Dates: undated

W. G. Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio, letter to G. W. Childs, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 25, 1863)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.006
Scope and Contents

Letter from W. G. Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio, to G. W. Childs, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 25, 1863. ALS 1 p. + envelope with stamp. Re: leaving on a government train via Cumberland Gap with family and printing supplies; send bound bundle of Whigs; wife’s sewing machine; battle in Georgia with son James’ regiment of 840 East Tennesseans.

Dates: 1863

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

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

West End Street Railway

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.010
Scope and Contents

West End Street Railway, Circle Park, Knoxville, Tenn. 1897. Electric car (streetcar) with 5 men, l-r: unknown; Matt Johnson?; J.E. Phelps (died 1904), conductor; unknown; Charles F. Wayland, Motorman. Sepia print, mounted.

Dates: 1897

William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Tenn., 1849-1884; S. H. Anderson receipt, 1897; Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate, 1892. (Gift of Robert T. Nance).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.047
Scope and Contents

William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn. 1849-1884. 49 pcs. Receipt to S.H. Anderson, Carter County Trustee. 1897. Re: interest on claims. Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate to Carter County, Tenn. 1892. 200 shares.

Dates: 1849-1897

William Richard Caswell Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0018
Scope and Contents Papers of William Richard Caswell (1809-1862), a lawyer, military officer, and director of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad. He was the son of Richard William and Sarah Lytle Caswell of North Carolina, and was the great-grandson of the first governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. He married Elizabeth Carter Gillespie, a descendant of Landon Carter and Col. John Carter. William Richard Caswell lived in Knox County, Tenn, and was politically active, served as an officer of the...
Dates: 1805-1900

William S. Brown Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0336
Scope and Contents 15 folders in one box. Includes 4 original U.S. Patents: William S. Brown, K. W. Dennis, O. B. Keister. Letters Patent. Injectors. May 29, 1928. #1671851. In cover with seal.; William S. Brown, E. L. Keister, K. W. Dennis. Letters Patent. Power Reverse Mechanism for Locomotives. November 12, 1929. #1735727. In cover with seal.; William Sherman Brown, K. W. Dennis, O. B. Keister. Letters Patent. Valve Gears. July 8, 1930. # 1770296. In cover with seal.; William S. Brown. Letters Patent. Power...
Dates: 1927-1944