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Identifier: SPC 2016.024
Scope and Contents Ann Lizzie Fisher (photographer T. N. Thurman, Athens, Tenn.) ; Eva Taylor (Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn/) (no photographer identified); S. Tomlinson, Cincinnati; S. Tomlinson (Photographed by Leo Weingarten, Cincinnati, Ohio) (inscribed “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Fisher, August 1st, 1873”)
Dates: 1870 - 1880
Identifier: MSC 0375
Scope and Contents Yearbooks 1939-1999; Treasurer's Reports 1948-1992; and some member biographies of the 3-Twelve Luncheon Club. Local organization. The club was founded in Fountain City in 1938. Folder 13 includes a handwritten biographical sketch of Margaret Anderson Martin (possibly for membership consideration). The biography has several detailed accounts of daily life as a doctor’s wife in a small coal-mining community (now Lake City). Collection also includes a photograph of Mrs. C. E. Shipe, first...
Dates: 1939 - 1999
Identifier: Ephemera 2017.004
Scope and Contents Official Program of the 3d Annual Street Fair and Trade’s Carnival, 1898. Knoxville, Tenn. October 19, 20 and 21, 1898. Drawing of horned “Prophet of the Smokies” in upper left corner. Includes programs for Prophet’s Day, Military Day, and Woman’s Day. S.B. Newman & Co., Printers and Binders, Knoxville. 1 pc.
Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”
Identifier: SPC 2004.004
Scope and Contents 12 color copies (+ backs of two of the copies) (color laser copies) of stereoviews (stereographs) in the Library of Congress. Civil War scenes, including bridge at Strawberry Plains, railroad bridge across Platt Creek, environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tennessee River. + photocopies of Library of Congress order information, including call number and reproduction number (needed to order copies).
Dates: 1860s (images); 2004 (copies)
Identifier: SPC 2002.007
Scope and Contents 15 color snapshots: -Aug. 1997: view of Interstate 40 when closed for rock slide, Tenn side near N.C. border. -Aug. 1997: I-40 N.C./Tenn line closed for rock slide, N.C. side shown. -Fall 1998: rebuilding I-40 interchange at State Rt. 92 near Dandridge, Tenn. -1998: Pizza Palace sign at night , Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn (since 1961) (2 views). -Ca. 1996: PlastiLine, Knoxville, Tenn. Shows original Long John Silver’s sign. -Ca. 1996: Pizza Hut sign, Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown, Tenn...
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.014
Scope and Contents Poster, yellow with bold lettering stating "16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium 7:30 p.m. May 16," illustration of an astronaut at the top and references to "Open the Door," "2000 Space Odyssey" and "Hair," 26"h x 20"w, 1969. 1 pc.
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.016
Scope and Contents 18 Real Photos of Knoxville, Tenn., & Norris Dam [decorative stamps, perforated and gummed]
35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tennessee in the 1960s and 1970s, taken by Ronald Sabin
Identifier: PC 0073
Scope and Contents 35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tenn in the 1960s and 1970s taken by Ronald Sabin.
Dates: 1961 - 1979
Identifier: Artifact 2013.002
Scope and Contents Small metal round pin (5/8”) With blue border with white stars and a round white center with a red ‘36’ in the center. The 36 represents the 36th state needed to ratify the 19th amendment (women’s suffrage). Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, NJ (incorporated in 1892). 1 pc.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.071
Scope and Contents Poster celebrating the 75th anniversary of woman suffrage, 1920-1995. Color 18 x 24”.
Identifier: Ephemera 2010.009
Scope and Contents 100 Ways to Use the Library. Framed poster. Gift from the Friends of the Library, May 1987, to the Centennial Celebration Committee, Knox County Public Library System, Lawson McGhee Library. Lawson McGhee Library, copyright 1986
Scope and Contents European campaign Germany; training Fort Jackson.
128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society + 1 folder copies of articles about Market Square from library files and resources.
Scope and Contents 128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.034
Scope and Contents 1760: Cherokee Victory at Fort Loudoun. Program and commemorative medal, Medal made of pewter by Ted L . Shelton.
1796 Deed to Looney’s Bend Sequoyah Hills Property, Robert King to Moses Looney, Sr.; Pauline Sharp ephemera. [two framed items] + 1997 book (Reflections on Sequoyah Hills)
Identifier: MSC 0538
Scope and Contents Deed, Bill of sale from Robert King of Hawkins County to Moses Looney, Sr., of Knox County Tenn 500 acres in Knox County on the north side of the Holston River above Fourth Creek December 1796 [Looneys Bend, modern Sequoyah Hills]; a group of 11 small pieces of ephemera and Mss relating to Pauline Sharp, including an 1870 invitation to West Point party for “Encampment” + book “Reflections on Sequoyah Hills”
Scope and Contents Two-page handwritten account (1894) of the gun fight between E. C. C. Judson and Robert Porterfield, who was killed in Nashville.
Identifier: SPC 1995.004
Scope and Contents Knoxville Fire Department equipment (1909 American Automatic Serial #1 with American LaFrance type 31 6 cyl. tractor). Retired in 1950s to Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn., and later cut up for scrap. 8 x 12” color.
Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
Scope and Contents Artifact 2012.002 Appalachian Exposition brass medallion. Knoxville, Tenn. 1911 (Sept. 11 - Oct. 1). Pictures sheaf of wheat, agricultural tools and wording on front; United States flag on back. 1 1/2” diameter, 2 small loops on the top. 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0952
Scope and Contents Includes Laura Luttrell’s annotated printed catalog of the original gift from Barbara Adair McClung of her husband’s, Calvin M. McClung, personal library to create the McClung Collection. One copy of original printed catalog with circa 2018 inventory updates. One unmarked copy of original printed catalog. One folder with circa 2018 updates to original catalog of missing items.One copy of Presentation of Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection...
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.091
Scope and Contents Booklet sent to East Tennessee National Bank customers about the United States Treasury Department
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.088
Scope and Contents Paul Fogerty was a cartoonist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. The calendar features his cartoons, primarily with his character Jo Jo.
Identifier: PC 0092
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and negatives.
Identifier: Artifact 2012.006
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair hard hat with logo.
Identifier: MSC 0262a
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.). Clippings of articles about the 1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.).from a professional clippings service provided to the WF administration
Identifier: MSC 0262b
Scope and Contents Artifacts from the 1982 World’s Fair, mostly examples of souvenirs that were authorized by the Fair.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.002
Scope and Contents An advertisement card from the 1982 World’s Fair with a 3D pop-up scene depicting the Sunsphere, State of Tennessee Amphitheatre, and the United States pavilion.
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.011
Scope and Contents Set of four 1982 World’s Fair posters. Plate 1: “Energy of the Past.” Plate II: “Energy of the Present.” Plate III: “Energy of the Future.” Plate IV: “The 1982 World’s Fair.” 21.5x22”. Embossed in lower right with ‘The 1982 World’s Fair’ and fair logo. Also a ‘contact sheet’ showing all four plates. E.H. Bunzen(?), artist. Copyright 1981. Produced by Great Graphics Corporation. Printed in Knoxville by Keith Press (donor worked for Keith Press). Gift of Chuck Stutzman.
Identifier: QSPC 2018.005
Scope and Contents Four 16 x 20” color photographs of the 1982 World’s Fair site. Taken by Marvin Dockery. Signed and numbered 20/100.
Identifier: PC 0091
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.
- Photographs 686
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 496
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 226
- Ephemera 163
- Scrapbooks 163
- Genealogy 150
- Portraits 137
- Schools 134
- Bibles 126
- Knox County (Tenn.) 103
- Deeds 100
- Correspondence 83
- Group portraits 82
- Account books 81
- American newspapers -- Local editions 81
- Organizations 80
- Artifacts 79
- Politics and government 72
- Diaries 70
- Business enterprises 67 ∧ less
- English 476
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 10
- French 1