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Identifier: MSC 0054
Scope and Contents Register of events and facts recorded annually by David Anderson Deaderick, in Jonesborough, Tenn., in 1825. Journal kept until 1872. Includes inserted letters and newspaper clippings. Mentions digging for gold in California in 1850.
Scope and Contents Dr. William Hunt (1810-1882) was the grandfather of Alice Hunt Lynn Howell (Mrs. Roger Howell). Handwritten “Journal of My Imprisonment” by William Hunt, telling about his Civil War capture. Arrested November 1861 in Cleveland, Tenn., by Col. James Gillaspie. AD 1 pp. + Photocopies of: 1830s Transylvania University materials re: William Hunt; 1866 letter re: ETV&G RR; 1870s Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn., tax receipts to William Hunt. + photocopies from 1840s account book in the Brownlow...
Identifier: MSC 0193
Scope and Contents Three journals kept by John C. Robertson, 1862-1867 (written in 1866 and 1867), who ran away at age 16 to join the 63rd Regt., Tenn. Inf., Co. I. He was also a school teacher and licensed as a M. E. preacher. Lived in Springfield, Iowa, and New Liberty, Kentucky. He was born in Roane County, Tenn. First volume covers April 1862-September 1865, Started on September 24, 1866. Index on page 175. Second volume covers September 1865 to June 1866. Index on page 299. Third volume covers July 1866 to...
Identifier: MSC 0238
Scope and Contents Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.
Identifier: MSC 0981a
Scope and Contents Journals and drawings by Samuel Bell Palmer during and about his time as a Confederate soldier, later Union prisoner at Camp Douglas, in the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 - 1864
Identifier: MSC 0981b
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Letters to Mother from Samuel Bell Palmer: July 2, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Loudon, TN. ALS 1 p. Mentions cooking and baking bread at the camp. July 23, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Camp Bill Parker, Loudon, TN. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions cooking at camp, shelter, firing shells on the anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, friends killed. Includes a sketch labeled ‘Our parlor, bedroom, dining room & kitchen.’ Formerly cataloged as...
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Identifier: MSC 0626
Scope and Contents Papers of Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833-1903) from Columbia, Tenn., and Johnson City, Tenn.. He was a politician, postmaster, superintendent of schools, and a lawyer in Washington, D.C. Towards the end of his life was writing a history of Tennessee entitled, ‘Ten Years of Tennessee History’ or ‘The War of Secession and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1861-1871.’ The manuscript volume is in the collection, along with several diaries or journal, correspondence from 1863 (medical Confederate conscription...
Scope and Contents Thomas J. Cook. Pair of pocket diaries by a sergeant under Burnside and Sherman. 2 volumes. ;  pages. 12mo, unmatched original limp calf, first volume with moderate wear, the second worn with front wrapper detached; second volume apparently lacking 2 leaves at beginning, others coming loose, a few pages written in faint ink. January 1863 to February 1865
Dates: 1863 - 1865
W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).
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 &...
Identifier: MM.1991.003 a&b
Scope and Contents Autobiographical journal of William Conway Atkinson (born 1830). Includes some financial accounts and family records. Also includes his narrative of his life, including his service from 1847-48 as a drummer in Co. G, 5th Tenn. Vol. Regt. of Inf., Mexican War; his service in the U. S. Army 2nd Cav., 1855; and his service in the Confederate Army, 1st E. Tenn. Cav. He lived for a time in Russellville, Hamblen County, Tenn. MM-1991-003 a: original manuscript volume and some loose pages MM-1991-003...