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“A Compilation of Gaines Family Data With Special Emphasis on the lineage of William and Isabella (Pendleton) Gaines.” By Calvin E. Sutherd. 1968. (genealogy)

Identifier: MM.2004.009
Scope and Contents

“A Compilation of Gaines Family Data With Special Emphasis on the lineage of William and Isabella (Pendleton) Gaines.” By Calvin E. Sutherd. 1968. Manuscript #5 of 5 copies. 169 pp. Carbon TS with 3 B&W snapshots glued in on p. 8. + loose set of pages numbered 157-161 (different from those bound in the volume). Includes table of contents at front of volume.

Dates: 1968-1972

Account book of Absalom A. Kyle, [Jr.], ca. 1849-1853; Absalom Kyle journal entries, ca. 1861-1862; and Kyle and Graham family records.

Identifier: MM.1998.003
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Account book (partial) of Absalom A. Kyle, ca. 1849-1853; journal entries made by Absalom Kyle, Rogersville, Tenn., ca. 1861-1862; and family entries for Absalom Kyle [Jr.] and wife Mary Ann Graham Kyle. Mary Ann Graham Kyle was the daughter of Hugh Graham and Catherine Nenney Graham. Journal entries include purchases of slaves. Inside front cover has account of the death of President Garfield, 1881. Typed index at back of volume. AD 1 vol. [80 pp.] (some pages loose).

Dates: circa 1849-1862

Acuff Archives (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0612
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Material donated to the Acuff Family Archives. Card in Genealogy VF drawer reads ‘Acuff--MS-Acuff Archives.’ Collection includes: “Acuff Correspondence and Research Data, 1970-72, Sections I & II” donated by Wilford Buel Acuff of Bloomington, Ind. 1 vol.; “Descendants of John D. Acuff” by Herbert Jones. 1 vol.

Dates: 1997

Agnes Bowers Jenkins genealogical research.

Identifier: MSC 0720
Scope and Contents

Genealogical research done by Agnes Bowers Jenkins. Some Sevier County names, many photocopies. Surnames include: Householder, Huffaker, Hines, Rose, Clack, Bowers, Boling, Stith, Kennon, Worsham, Randles.

Dates: 1980s-1990s

Aileen Seilaz Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Alton Greene Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0071
Scope and Contents

Genealogical research done by Alton Greene of Sanger, Texas, on the Greene, Marion, and related families. Many of the families were from Hancock County Tenn. See finding aid for list of names.

Dates: 1960 - 1980

Alya Dean Smith Irwin Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0082
Scope and Contents

Genealogical research by Alya Dean Smith Irwin on the Jackson, Winton, Montgomery, Johnson, Fuqua, etc., families. See finding aid for the collection.

Dates: 1950 - 1975

An Historical Account of the Families of John and Elizabeth Upton McCammon, Jonathan and Elizabeth Cunningham Pickel and William and Eliza E. E. Pickel McCammon...1757-1937. By W. A. McCammon (genealogy)

Identifier: MM.1998.005
Scope and Contents

An Historical Account of the Families of John and Elizabeth Upton McCammon, Jonathan and Elizabeth Cunningham Pickel and William and Eliza E. E. Pickel McCammon with Complete Genealogical Record of the William and Eliza E. E. Pickel McCammon Family, 1757-1937. By W. A. McCammon. Denver, Colo. 1937. Typed manuscript. 39 pp. + 15 p. index.

Dates: 1937

Anthony R. Trent Research (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0878
Scope and Contents This collection consists of genealogical research done by Anthony R. Trent of Jefferson City, Tennessee. The surnames included are Ballinger, Clawson, Cockrum, Denton, Odom, Romine, Travis, Trent, Trogdon and Vineyard. The ten folders are housed in one box. The pages are not stamped but have a banner with ‘Anthony R. Trent’ printed across each page. Pages are printed from a computer.Folder 1: Ballinger. Descendants of Moses Sr. Ballinger. 149 pp. Folder 2: Clawson....
Dates: 2012

Archibald Glascock of Fauquier County, Va., and Washington County, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2005.004
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Archibald Glascock of Fauquier County, Va., and Washington County, Tenn. By Kenyon Stevenson, Hudson, Ohio TS 14 pp.

Dates: 1785-1947

Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Identifier: MM.2019.010
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Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Dates: 1960s

Bert Thompson Collection (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0877
Scope and Contents Genealogical information on numerous families, collected by Bert Thompson. Sheets are arranged alphabetically by surname in a notebook. The research includes the following surnames: ALDEN, ANDREWS, BALDEWYN, BALDWIN, BARNES, BARRON, BEMIS, BISHOP, BLISS, BLOTT, BOYD, BUCKINGHAM, BURNAP, CHAPMAN, CLARK, DIMOND, EDWARDS, ELY, FORD, FRENCH, GALLOP (GALLUP), GARRITY, GIBSON, GRENELLE, GRINNELL, GRISWOLD, HANAFEE, HAVELY, HICKS, HODGES, HOSMER, JACK, KIRTLAND, LAKE, LAWRENCE, LEONARD, LIONG,...
Dates: undated

Black/Jones/Clamon/Boyd Family Photo Album

Identifier: PAS 0186
Scope and Contents

Photographs and genealogical information about Coy W. Black, Sr. Family (Greene County, Tenn.), John Boyd Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.), Frank Cain Clamon Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.), and Daniel Jones Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.).

Dates: 1890s-1950s

Blair Jones letter to W. E. Parham, 1945.

Identifier: MM.2003.021
Scope and Contents Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County. February 9,1945, letter from Blair Jones, Pell City, Ala., to W. E. Parham, Maryville, Tenn. Typed letter, signed. 1 pc. on Mays & Jones letterhead. Re: Taylor family research. Stamped...
Dates: 1945

Blanche Allison Darst Collection (Genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0376
Scope and Contents

Genealogical collection compiled by Blanche Allison Darst, aunt of the donor. Research concerning Allison, Hodge, and allied families.

Dates: 1920s-1990s

Boyd and Barton Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0453
Scope and Contents Photographs and papers related to the Boyd and Barton families of East Tennessee. Box 1 includes handwritten Mason genealogy, possibly by Sue Boyd, tracing family from 1773-1891; Sue Boyd autograph album collecting signatures and notes from 1860-1863, including a note from “Cousin Belle Boyd”; Sue Boyd Barton letter to H.L. McClung dated July 1, 1924, including a mention of a gift of a black locust mallet cut from part of the foundation of Blount House; Boyd family photos, including some...
Dates: 1860-1924

Boyd Genealogy. Donated by ”Miss Wiley, 2-28-47”.

Identifier: MM.2012.016
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Boyd Genealogy. Donated by Miss Wiley, 2-28-47.1 mss typescript, 7 pp.

Dates: 1947

Boyd’s Creek Families (Sevier County, Tenn.) by Morton Rose, Jr. (genealogy)

Identifier: MSC 0556
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Morton Rose, Jr. research on families of Boyd's Creek in Sevier County, Tennessee. Most surnames have two folders:the Outline Descendants Charts and the Genealogy Reports.

Dates: 1980 - 2005

Burkhardt Genealogy. Done by Ina Fields Wayland for Dr. Nathan Leslie Burkhardt.

Identifier: MSC 0649
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Genealogy on the Burkhardt family (lines of Peter Burkhardt, James Monroe Burkhardt, and Nathan Leslie Burkhardt, D.D.S.), Knox County, Tenn. Research done by Ina Fields Wayland.

Dates: 1930s

C. A. Ogden Photograph Album (Gift of Louise Wyman)

Identifier: PAS 0008
Scope and Contents C.A. Ogden photograph album. Includes pictures of: Albertine Bolli Lyons; Arthur Lyons; Ethel Lyons; Alice Ogden Wooley; James Ogden (1809-1894) and wife Catherine Robinson Ogden (1813-1870); William Ogden, Elise Porta Bolli (2); Adele Bolli Ogden; Samuel R. Ogden; John Thomas “Tom” Ogden; James Henry Ogden; Alice Sterchi?; Albert Chavannes family; Catherine R. Ogden; Alfred T. Ogden; Alfred Ogden and wife Katherine Trecartin Ogden; Alfred & Elise ‘Lizzie’ Buffat; Emmanual and Mary...
Dates: 1870 - 1890; 1938 - 1970

C. Morse Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0277
Scope and Contents Papers of C. A. and C. R. Morse and family. Includes: correspondence, (1836), 1875-1929; genealogical research on Bigelow, Lowell, Morse, Rodgers families; Citizen’s Bank & Trust Company wallet; Morse family postcards, 1904 (11 pcs.); C. A. Morse diary, 1885, Faulkton, Dakota; ECCE ORIENTI (Rites and Ceremonies of the Essenes), 1889; Ku Klux Klan constitution and by-laws, 1921; “The University of Tennessee and Beta Alpha Omega”; Orange & White, March 17, 1917; misc., including notes...
Dates: 1875-1929

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Carl Rudder Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0289
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Mostly genealogical material. Collection also includes some correspondence, bibliographies on South America, and some church items.

Dates: 1940 - 1977

Carter & Dobson Family Collection (Gift of Pamela Coffin).

Identifier: MSC 0491
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Includes DVD of interview with Jodie Ethel Carter Dobson (1905-2002) on family history. One notebook on William C. Carter, 1844-1930, Free Born Confederate, Meadow, Blount County, Tenn. Researched & compiled by Elaine Clounts Russell, Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryville, Tenn. Contains photocopies of records (no original Mss.) Documents related to Jodie Carter and her family.

Dates: 1880-2013

Charles Floyd Shipe World War II letters.

Identifier: MSC 0116
Scope and Contents The Charles Floyd Shipe Papers consist primarily of the letters written by Floyd Shipe to his wife Ruth Caroline Fowler Shipe during World War II. Floyd Shipe was born on June 6, 1909, in Knox County, Tennessee, and died on March 25, 1993. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from May 1942 until September 1945, and he wrote to his wife nearly every day. The Shipes lived near Halls Cross Roads in Knox County, Tennessee. The contents of the letters cover issues of health, finance, farming,...
Dates: 1942-1945

Charles Milne Seymour Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0178
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Collection includes: Seymour family history; philosophical papers of Charles Milne Seymour; Knoxville Library correspondence, 1949-1956; selection of new U.T. president, 1946-47, 1950; St. John’s Episcopal Church history and notes. Notes on St. John’s centennial celebration in 1946 received from Digby Seymour, April 16, 1980.

Dates: 1946-1956

Charlotte W. Cowan Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0051
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Genealogical research and correspondence on Campbell, Christian, Cowan, Humes, MacDonald, Mathes, Overton, Ramsey, and White families. + manuscript material dealing mostly with Knoxville land transactions of Hugh A.M., White heirs, C. M. McGhee, and James D. Cowan, 1856-1924. + transcription of April 1816 Hopewell Church Session Book, Dandridge, Tenn.

Dates: 1856-1924

Chrisman Lewis, blacksmith ledger, ca. 1850-1866. Blanche, Cherokee County, Ala. (Donated by James Crye and Clydie Crye).

Identifier: MM.2001.009
Scope and Contents Chrisman Lewis blacksmith ledger, ca. 1850-1866. Blanche, Cherokee County, Ala. 1 vol. (some loose pages; masking tape on cover). + Photocopies of ‘Descendants of Chrisman Lewis’ and information on the Lewis Family by Charles Lewis. This Lewis Family is related to the Lewis family of the John Lewis Bible in the McClung Collection. Chrisman Lewis was born in Jefferson County, Tenn., in 1812. He married Anna Webb on July 18, 1839, and moved to Cherokee County, Ala., near Gaylesville first and...
Dates: 1850-1866

Christine Moon Armstrong Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0135
Scope and Contents The Christine Moon Armstrong Collection includes the genealogical research and correspondence of Laura Christine Moon Armstrong (Mrs. Frederick Emil Armstrong, Sr.) (1911-1994), of Tucson, Arizona. Christine Moon Armstrong was a descendant of William Moon (1744-1822). The bulk of the collection centers on the Moon family, and within the Moon surname it is arranged as follows: by individuals; family data; notebooks; Moon and other surnames; geographical divisions; genealogical correspondence;...
Dates: 1994

Civil War diary of Edwin L. Hayes, N. J. (Photocopy)

Identifier: MM.1977.002
Scope and Contents

The Civil War diary of Edwin L. Hayes, N.J. (photocopy) + his Civil War service record, pension forms, etc. + 1 page of Hayes genealogy.

Dates: 1977