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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
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)
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”
A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns. Powells Station, Knox County, Tenn. Transcriber and whereabouts of the original mss diary unidentified.
"A History of the New Hopewell and White Communities" written for the Tennessee Homecoming 1986. Contains chapters: --Life in the New Hopwell and White Communities --New Hopewell History --The History of New Hopewell Elementary School --The History of White Elementary School --Church History of New Hopewell Community --History of South Knox County (by Jane Price) --History of South Knox County (by Anna Harris)
Alice Bell Community material borrowed for copying (scanning and prints from scans); original material returned to lender. Includes Alice Bell Civic League letter, 1947; Eddie Williams, Park City Lowry School Safety Patrol certificate; Alice Bell Parent Teacher Community Club minutes, 1920’s-1930.
Record of Examination, Higher department, Bellview School, Knox County, Tennessee. Term of 1889-90. Lists name, age, grade, subjects and grades, remarks, etc. Signed by D. A. Shields, Teacher, February 1890.
Papers of William A. Branner of Knox County, Tennessee
Three volumes of Buffat Family Account Books detailing Spring Place Mills business records of purchases, labor, fees, and sales plus household accounts of family purchases of consumer goods, travel expenses and servant labor.
1) P. F. Buffat 1861-1870 2) 1852-1860 3) Ledger B for the Spring Place Mills, Knox County Tenn. -- Buffat & Sons, 1868-1870
C. C. (Cummins C.) Justus was an educator, writer, and historian who lived in Knoxville for much of his adult life. He was born in Grainger County, attended Powder Springs Academy, the University of Tennessee, and Harvard. He was superintendent of schools for Grainger County. He taught at Central High School in Knox county, Tullahoma, and Clinton. He was a master mason and a member of Masonic Lodge, no. 244. The collection includes scrapbooks of local history and family history.
Report of the quarterly court, January session, 1859, submitted by C. W. Jones, Judge of the County Court of Knox. ADS 4 pp.
Calvin M. McClung marriage license to Annie McGhee. Knox County, Tenn. March 3, 1881. DS 1 pc. Signed by Thomas W. Humes. + 1 envelope with 2 cent stamp.
Carl York’s Knox County Land Grants Platting, being expanded by Luther Wilhelm
Membership records of Clapp’s Chapel in Knox County, Tenn., 1885-1900. Photocopies. + 1953 history of Clapp’s Chapel Methodist Church. Photocopies. (Church history is unpublished.)
Copy of the will of Washington Bell, Knox County, Tenn. 1871
Cross stitch needle-work depictions of historic sites in Knoxville, created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America.
Seven Knoxville designs in cross stitch done by Margaret Reagan from projects created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Included are the L & N Station, the Knox County Court House, the Southern Railway Station, Blount Mansion, Hopecote, the Market House, and the Westmoreland Waterwheel.
Cunningham Family Photograph Album. The photographs are larger images on printed boards with Knoxville photographers’s names and addresses. No names of the subjects of the photographs are included except the name “Eliga Cunningham” stamped in purple ink on several photographs. The Cunningham family was a Knox County family from the vicinity of modern-day Cunningham Road.
June 10, 1842, constable bond, Knox County, Tenn., for Daniel C. Chamberlain. pfa 1 pc.
“Dedication and Unveiling Ceremonies, Spanish War Veterans Monument, Knoxville, 1940”
“Dedicatory and Unveiling Ceremonies Spanish War Veterans’ Monument” (Dedication Program) Knox County Court House.
“Dedicatory and Unveiling Ceremonies Spanish War Veterans’ Monument on Court House Lawn, Knoxville, Tennessee, Sunday, June 30, 1940” (Dedication Program) Knox County Court House “Under the auspices of Jack Bernard Camp No. 1, United Spanish War Veterans, of Knoxville, Tennessee”
Deed, Knox County, Tenn., George Gallaher to William Gallaher for $600 a tract of 200 acres on the south side of Clinch River, being part of the tract on which George Gallaher now lives. Condition: William “not to get full possession until after my decease” Dec. 1834.
Deeds and legal papers, Cocke and nearby counties, Tennessee Mining and Mfg. Co., General Oil Gas Corp.
Brochure for The Development Corporation of Knox County promoting business growth at their industrial sites at Eastbridge Business Park, CenterPoint Park, and WestBridge Business Park.
Diary of John P. Jack, 1853-1855. Copy made by Mrs. C. M. McClung from the original manuscript owned by Mr. Harvey Hannah Jack of Riverdale, Knox County, Tennessee. Loaned to Laura E. Luttrell for transcription.
Donald B. Reagan Collection--Knox County Families: Cox, Douglas, Julian, Kron, Overton, Morrow, Walker, Walker.