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Kathleen Parkman Lamb Collection, Hinds Family

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0144
Scope and Contents Manuscripts of the Hinds family of East Tennessee, 1759-1982. Includes land records, business papers, receipts, correspondence, etc. Original documents are housed in two boxes, in 95 folders. Copies of Pedigree Charts for Parkman and allied families recd. from Kathleen Parkman Lamb, Nov. 2010-- stamped and added to box of photocopies on 3rd floor.
Dates: 1759-1982

Kinsloe receipt.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2008.003
Scope and Contents Receipt to J.B.G. Kinsloe for ‘one double barrelled shotgun, no. 953, valued at $15, and deposited in the Ordnance Office for the use of the Confederate Army service.’ P.M. McClung, Ordnance Officer, by John E. Heling? (Delius?) ADS 1 pc. (tape at lower right). J.B.G. Kinsloe was editor of a Knoxville newspaper during the Civil War, in business with W.G. Brownlow.
Dates: 1861

Knoxville 1863. Drawing by Claud Lord.

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2013.005
Scope and Contents Knoxville 1863. Drawing by Claud Lord. View of downtown Knoxville after Union occupation. Vantage point from high ground in the vicinity of modern day Fort Sanders neighborhood.
Dates: 1863

Knoxville Daily Register, Knoxville Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register (1861-1864) (newspaper) (title varies)

 Collection
Identifier: NWP 0080
Scope and Contents Knoxville Daily Register, Knoxville Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register (1861-1864) (newspaper) Title varies
Dates: 1861-1864

Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register. (Newspapers)

 Collection
Identifier: NWP 0083
Scope and Contents Newspapers. Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register.
Dates: 1861-1864

Land grant to Isaac Bible (1824); Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible by Andrew Johnson (1863).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.037
Scope and Contents Land grant to Isaac Bible #15024 on Little Chuckey (25 Nov. 1824) signed by Sam Houston; Military Appointment to Lemuel Bible as First Lt. signed by Military Governor Andrew Johnson (30 June 1863).
Dates: 1824; 1863

Lebanon-in-the-Fork and First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. By Dr. W. F. Wadsworth.

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Identifier: MM.1997.085
Scope and Contents Lebanon-in-the-Fork and First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville: The Beginnings. By Dr. W. F. Wadsworth, Retired Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of East Tennessee. Historical sketch prepared for First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville’s bicentennial [1992]. Photocopied TS 14 pp. + ‘A copy of the correspondence that took place between the Elders of the First Presbyterian Church at Knoxville and the military authorities at said point in relation to the occupancy and abuse of said church.’ (Civil...
Dates: 1992

LeFevre Civil War Prints (Chattanooga, Chickamauga and Battle of Knoxville Civil War art prints by R.J. LeFevre, 1991).

 Collection
Identifier: Prints 1991.001
Scope and Contents Art prints by R.J. LeFevre, 1991 (copyright pending Art of War Institute 1995), one of Chickamauga and one of Chattanooga, Civil War scenes. Each numbered 108 of 200. Each 20 x 24”. Added October 6, 2000: Battle of Knoxville (1863) art print by Richard J. LeFevre, 1991. 10 3/8 x 14 1/2.” Also, flyer re: LeFevre’s Civil War prints.
Dates: 1991

Letter from A. L. G. Snapp, Private, Co. C, 19th Tenn. Infantry, CSA to “Nat” July 30, 1863.

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Identifier: MM.2015.006
Scope and Contents Letter from A. L. G. Snapp, Private, Co. C, 19th Tenn. Infantry, CSA, Camped on Chucky, to “Nat” July 30, 1863. ALS 1 pc. (2 pp.). Colorful letter written from camp on Chucky to his brother Nat seeking help recovering $5 owed to Snapp by John Harris. The Snapp family were a prominent Sullivan County, Tenn., family. + transcription of letter provided by seller. 1 pc.
Dates: 1863

Letter from Capt. N. J. Collum to Lt. Col. S J. MacKay. Chief Q. M. A. C., Greeneville, Tenn., Apr. 26, 1865.

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Identifier: MM.2015.010
Scope and Contents Letter reporting on providing a railway car for the son and daughter of President Andrew Johnson at Bulls Gap. Apparently Collum also took train cars on which rebel prisoners were being moved from Greeneville on the orders of General Stoneman at Bulls Gap for transport of Union soldiers.
Dates: 1865

Letter N. J. Collum to S. J. MacKay

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Identifier: MM.2020.005
Scope and Contents Letter to Lt. Col. S. J. MacKay from Capt. N. J. Collum (Greeneville, Tenn.) dated April 26, 1865. ALS. Collum notes he provided his car for the daughter and son of President Johnson as the railway had failed to provide one; discusses troop movements out of Bulls Gap (Tenn.); Confederate prisoner transport
Dates: 1865

Letter of receipt to Lt. Thos. Hedgecock, 1st Tenn. Vols., from A. B. Eaton, Commissary General of Subsistence. March 22, 1865). (Gift of Diane Kosier).

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Identifier: MM.1998.036
Scope and Contents Letter of receipt to Lt. Thos. Hedgecock, Co. G, 1st Tenn. Vols., Kingston, Tenn., from A. B. Eaton, Commissary General of Subsistence, Office Commissary General of Subsistence, Washington City, March 22, 1865. DS 1 pc. Notes that Lt. Hedgecock is not accountable to the United States for subsistence funds or supplies.
Dates: 1865

Letter to Rev. Timothy Sullins, Knoxville, Tenn. 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.016
Scope and Contents November 13, 1864 letter, from Mary (probably Mrs. Timothy Sullins),Woodland Home, to Rev. Timothy Sullins, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). + one envelope with 3 cent stamp. Letter discusses family matters, health, farming, “Rebels thought ready to invade Knoxville.”
Dates: 1864

Lewis L. Poats Civil War letters, 1862-1863 (photocopies).

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Identifier: MM.1998.025
Scope and Contents Photocopies of letters of Lewis L. Poats (Hawkins County, Tenn.) 1850, 1862-1863. Also photocopies of 1865 Civil War discharges for Jonas Huff and David Weaver; photocopies of photographs of David Weaver and wife Mary.
Dates: 1862-1863

List of applications made through Thomas A. R. Nelson to the East Tennessee Relief Association in 1864.

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Identifier: MM.1997.103
Scope and Contents List of applications made through Thomas A. R. Nelson to the East Tennessee Relief Association in 1864. Small, handwritten volume (no cover), 48 pp. Names and cases are listed by county.
Dates: 1864

List of White Males in the 17th District of Knox County, Tenn. September 26, 1864.

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Identifier: MM.1997.087
Scope and Contents List of white males between the ages of 18 and 50 years in the 17th district of Knox County, Tenn. September 26, 1864. AD 3 pp.
Dates: 1864

Littleton Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0162
Scope and Contents Photograph of Aunt Tennessee and Uncle Jesse at the big cave, no date (1 pc.); two letters from Thomas Bible, Greene Co., Tenn., to Jesse M. Littleton. Jan. 6, 1866 and Aug. 10, 1869 + one envelope with three cent stamp (all laminated by donor); 1909 pension certificate to Martha T. Littleton, widow of Jesse M. Littleton. No. 678,066 + three pension increase notices, 1917, 1920, 1930. Muster Roll of Captain Isham Young. Co. I, 1st Regiment of East Tennessee Volunteers, United States Army. Dec....
Dates: 1862-1869; 1909-1930

Lizzie Welcker Diary, April - May 1865. (diaries)

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Identifier: MM.1998.009
Scope and Contents Diary of Lizzie Welcker of Knoxville, Tenn. Kept April 5 - May 14, 1865. AD 1 vol. Mentions Civil War news; she was a Confederate sympathizer.
Dates: 1865

Love Family Papers, ca. 1787-1896. Knox County, Tenn.

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Identifier: MM.1979.052
Scope and Contents Papers of the Love Family of Knox County, Tenn. No date, 1784-1896. Includes deeds, land surveys, obituary clippings, Civil War papers, etc. MM.1979.052a Love Family Papers, no date, 1787-1857. MM.1979.052b Love Family Papers, 1863-1896. MM.1979.052c Love Family Papers, no date, 1784-1871 (Photocopies). MM.1979.052d Love Family Papers, 1784-1871 (damaged originals).
Dates: circa 1787-1896

Lt. R. A. Bristol diary, 1864. Co. ‘E,’ 39th N.C. Regt., CSA). (Gift of Mrs. Louise Pratt).

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Identifier: MM.nd.011
Scope and Contents Civil War pocket diary kept by Lt. R. A. Bristol, Co. “E,” 39th North Carolina Regiment, CSA. Entries from February 18, 1864 to December 31, 1864. Several pages of earlier (ca. 1860) entries with accounts, poems, etc. Bristol mentions his capture; camping near Tellico Plains; Nashville; daily activities. Several loose pages.
Dates: 1864

Mabry and Charlton Papers.

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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.
Dates: 1832-1940

Map Illustrating the Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaign.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2012.015
Scope and Contents Map Illustrating the Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaign. 1 color steel plate engraving, printed in 1881 by J. R. Jones
Dates: 1881

Map of East Tennessee drawn by Sam B. Palmer, Knoxville, August 1863. (Maps)

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2011.001
Scope and Contents Hand drawn and hand colored map of East Tennessee, drawn by Lt. Sam (Samuel) B. (Bell) Palmer, Knoxville, August 1863. Confederate Flag at right. 15 x 9.5” 1 pc.
Dates: 1863

Martha ________ letter, 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1980.004
Scope and Contents November 6, 1864 letter from Martha _______, Nashville, to Bettie. ALS. 4 pp. Mentions high prices North has charged, etc.
Dates: 1864

Mary Smith Collection (includes Civil War and Confederate papers; land grants),

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0825
Scope and Contents Collection donated by Mary Elizabeth Smith (Mrs. Frank P. Smith). Includes 1825 land grants to Isaac Rush and John A. Smith for land in Rhea County, Tenn. (both signed by Governor William Carroll); 1842 grant to John A. Smith for land in the Hiwassee District; 1927 obituary of T. H. Smith, Decatur Tenn.; Civil War papers of Thomas H. Smith, Meigs (Rhea) County, Tenn., (5th Tenn. Cavalry) including 6 pcs. of Confederate currency, brief memoirs, amnesty oath, and 1865 voter registration; 1864...
Dates: 1825-1942

McMahan Papers,1829-1923, Sevier County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0534
Scope and Contents The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
Dates: 1829-1923

Memoirs of Elizabeth Stoffell Rankin, 1861-1938; autobiographical sketch of Hugh Forgey Crawford, 1806-1885; biographical sketch of Samuel Crawford, Sr.

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Identifier: MM.1977.010
Scope and Contents PHOTOCOPIES OF: Memoirs of Elizabeth Stoffell Rankin (Mrs. Joseph M.), 1861-1938, Knox County, Tenn. TS 38 pp. Mentions Civil War, Maryville College, Stoffell, Crawford, and Rankin families. Autobiographical sketch of Hugh Forgey Crawford, 1806-1885. Knox County, Tenn. Biographical sketch of Samuel Crawford, Sr., by Hugh F. Crawford, 1881.
Dates: 1806-1938

“Memorial Ode - Fort Saunders”.

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Identifier: MM.1980.007
Scope and Contents “Memorial Ode - Fort Saunders” Poem by unknown author. TS 3 pp.
Dates: undated

Middle and West Tennessee Papers, 1803-1916.

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Identifier: MSC 0014
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of the families of James Coleman of Memphis, George D. Holmes of Covington, Tenn., and William King of Sumner County, Tenn. James Coleman material includes personal correspondence with wife Ellen and family, 1853-1859; re: his service with the Confederate Army (served with Gen. John C. Breckinridge); and his work with Western Union Telegraph Company in Memphis. George D. Holmes material includes personal; letters, 1846-1916. William King material includes letters re:...
Dates: 1803-1916

“Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etching from book ca. 1862. (Ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2000.001
Scope and Contents “Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etched portrait of Martha Brownlow (Susan Brownlow) from the cover of a ca. 1862 book published by Barclay & Co., Philadelphia. 1 pc. (fragile, brittle).
Dates: circa 1862

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