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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. (Gift of Mrs. A. L. Jenkins) 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...
Scope and Contents 1897 handwritten account memorandum book, A. L. Humphrey, 1 vol. Jan. 25, 1889, receipt to A. L. Humphrey for $2.00. From Hall of John Sevier Encampment, No. 54, I. O. O. F. DS 1 pc. Two receipts to A. L. Humphrey (April 18 and Dec. 14, 1903) for $2.00 each. From Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I. O. O. F.). DS 2 pcs.
Identifier: PAS 0165
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks compiled by Albert Van Gilder of Knoxville. Undated. Ca. 1880s-1910s. 8 volumes. Contains handwritten memories; programs; invitations; clippings and articles; George F. Mellen newspapers columns; stickers, etc.
Dates: circa 1880s-1910s
Identifier: Artifact 2012.003
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition B.P.O.E. pin, 1910. Copper metal pin with Tennessee-shaped top (embossed: ’B.P.O.E. Knoxville 160. Detroit Reunion 1910) linked to rectangular embossed bottom With AE in white, ‘Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn.’ ‘COME TO KNOXVILLE IN 1910’ and elk head at lower right. B.P.O.E. = Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (also know as Elks Lodge). On back: Greenduck Co., Chicago. C clasp on back. Overall size of both parts: 2 1/4 x 2.” 1 pc. artifact.
Scope and Contents Record of proceedings of meetings of the Associate (sic.) Charities of Knoxville, 1888-1890. Includes list of members and contributors at back of volume. 1 handwritten, bound volume, with pages tipped in.
Identifier: MSC 0027
Scope and Contents Seven volumes of Athene Circle minute books in one banker’s box; Minutes of the Athenae Literary Club, March 1, 1897-May 7, 1900; Minutes of the Athene Club, Oct. 1, 1900-May 2, 1904; Minutes of the Athene Circle, Oct. 1904-May 20, 1906; Records of the Athene Circle, minutes, Oct. 2, 1916-May 21, 1928; Minutes of the Athene Circle, Oct. 21, 1928-April 17, 1939; Oct. 1, 1939-Dec. 15, 1956; Jan. 7, 1957-May 24, 1970. Four Athene Circle scrapbooks, ca. 1904-1974. One group photograph, May 1910....
Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, Clinton, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0821
Scope and Contents Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes from 1855, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, 1866. Clinton, Tenn. (He studied law in New York State). L. C. Houk mentioned at beginning of Clinton Debating Society notes. 8 manuscript volumes.
Dates: 1855, 1866
Identifier: MSC 0036
Scope and Contents Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) application papers, minutes (1893-1992 and as received), miscellaneous records, membership certificate for Mary Boyce Temple, silver loving cup of Mary Boyce Temple. The Charter is framed.
Identifier: PAS 0053
Scope and Contents Brownlow School PTA scrapbook, 1955-56; Knoxville Central Council PTA scrapbook, 1929-1930.
Dates: 1929-1930; 1955-1956
Identifier: PAS 0066
Scope and Contents Brownlow School PTA scrapbooks and minutes, 1930s-1960s. Box 1: PTA Minutes: 1936-40, 1941-43, 1949-53, 1953-56. PTA Membership List, 1964-65 ‘PTA Now & Then’ Box 2: Treasurer’s Reports: 1929-30, 1939-54 (+ 1 p. 1937) Three check registers Box 3: Scrapbooks: 1934-35, 1935-46, 1947-48, 1953-54.
Identifier: MSC 0041
Scope and Contents Richard Buckner’s 1982 thesis, “A History of Calderwood, Tennessee,” describes the company town which was a base of operations for ALCOA’s development of hydroelectric power between 1910 and 1956. The collection contains the final thesis, drafts of the thesis, other papers written at U. T. about the area, notes about Calderwood, reports about the Aluminum Company of America and Alcoa, interviews with residents of Calderwood, information about a town reunion, papers of the Women’s Society of...
Scope and Contents Report to the members of the Albemarle Garden Club, Charlottesville, Va., by Caroline A. Chauvenet. May 30, 1930. Typed, 4 pp. (photocopy). Re: trip to Knoxville to visit gardens. Mentioned Mrs. VanDeventer, Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Sanford, and Mrs. McClung, and their gardens and homes. Also mentioned the country club, the flower show at the Farragut Hotel, and the grounds at Beverly Hills Sanitarium.
Identifier: MSC 0339
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, photographs, deeds (Sam E. Young’s papers), printed material, calling cards, dentist’s records; 1 folder with house plans. Diploma from Vanderbilt University for Henry Thomas Boyd, Doctor of Dental Surgery, April 27, 1900. Diploma is attached to a heavy paper advertisement for a backing. 1 pc. Class photograph, Vanderbilt University Dental Department, 1900. H. T. Boyd and all members are identified (along with their home states). Photograph is on mat board. [Class...
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 001
Scope and Contents Chilhowee Club handbook.
Identifier: PAS 0171
Scope and Contents Clippings of news articles about the Knoxville City Association of Women’s Clubs pasted into a scrapbook. Most articles have dates and newspaper identification. Some other pamphlets pasted in the book as well.
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Identifier: MSC 0049
Scope and Contents Deposit of the Knoxville Chapter, Construction Specifications Institute. Includes board and chapter minutes, 1970-1980; correspondence, 1970-1980; membership lists; organizational material; meeting reports; The Speck (chapter publication), 1970-1979; Charter of incorporation. Additional material added as received.
County Home Demonstration Agents of Tennessee. 6th annual meeting. Knoxville, Tenn. 1919. (photographs)
Identifier: SPC 2019.071
Scope and Contents County Home Demonstration Agents of Tennessee. 6th annual meeting. Knoxville, Tenn. 1919. Oversize framed photograph.
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), James White Chapter. Minutes (1926-1943) and scrapbooks.
Identifier: MSC 0288
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks include Silver Anniversary scrapbook of James White Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Minutes, 1926-1943; minutes and files, 1962-1982 (incomplete); Panorama photograph ca. 1925 at a boat labeled “Mayflower” (fragile and brittle)
Dates: 1926-1982 (incomplete)
Scope and Contents October 8, 1936, letter from the members of the Bonny Kate Chapter and the James White Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Knoxville, Tenn., to City Councilmen and City Manager Dempster. Re: protesting changing the name of Henley Street to Broadway. Incomplete AL 1 pc. (pp. 1 & 2 only).
Scope and Contents Printed stock certificate for 20 shares in the East Tennessee Agricultural Society. Issued to J. S. Van Gilder, October 23, 1870. Knoxville, Tenn. (torn on fold: 1 document in 2 pcs.).
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Education Association certificate of distinction to Knox County Public School System for 100% attendance of white teachers in attendance of annual session. October 28, 1939. Printed certificate with seal signed by D.S.(?) Burleson(?). DS 1 pc.
East Tennessee Farmers Association, 36th annual convention. Knoxville, Tenn. May 18-20, 1909. (photographs)
Identifier: SPC 2019.073
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Farmers Association, 36th annual convention. Knoxville, Tenn. May 18-20, 1909. Oversize photograph.
Identifier: MSC 0059
Scope and Contents Minutes, notes, treasurer’s records and correspondence of the East Tennessee Library Association (ETLA), 1944-2009 (some gaps in dates for all categories). ETLA Newsletters (Contemporary Topics), 1974-1993. ETLA 50th anniversary material, 1994. Rothrock Lecture material, 1970s, 1982-1999, includes tape recordings and videotape of Rothrock Lectures. Additional records added as received. Records from 2009-2014 recd. from Matthew Jordan via mail, Oct. 2014.
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.022
Scope and Contents Eisenhower for President, 1952-1953 (Knox County Eisenhower for President Club)
Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.) scrapbooks, 1962-64, 1966-67. (scrapbooks)
Identifier: PAS 0077
Scope and Contents Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.) scrapbooks, 1962-64, 1966-67. 2 scrapbooks. Includes snapshots, clippings, programs.
Ernest T. Crawford Papers, Singing Evangelist from Clinton, Tenn. Ca. 1920s-1930s. (Gift of Ronald R. Allen)
Scope and Contents Papers of Ernest T. Crawford, ‘Singing Evangelist,’ Clinton, Tenn. Ca. 1920s-1930s. Includes announcements of his appearances; photograph of Crawford and of river baptism; Crawford’s song “Don’t Let Him Call In Vain,’ Crawford’s Odd Fellows certificates, 1911, 1912; membership cards to Alpha Lodge, F.& A.M., 1913, 1915.
Dates: circa 1910s-1930s
Identifier: MSC 0666
Scope and Contents Records of the Florence Crittenton Agency in Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1970s-1990s. Heavily weeded.
Identifier: MSC 0496
Scope and Contents Fontinalis Club of Fountain City. Records of the club, 1956-2014. The club disbanded and placed their records with the library.
Friday Book Club, Knoxville, Tenn. “One Hundred Years of the Friday Book Club, 1911-2011” + scrapbook “Addendum”
Identifier: MSC 0528
Scope and Contents Friday Book Club, Knoxville, Tenn. “One Hundred Years of the Friday Book Club, 1911-2011” + scrapbook “Addendum”
Identifier: MSC 0300
Scope and Contents The collection includes Civil War discharge papers and related pension claims of George W. Graham of Campbell County, Tenn., and papers of his son John J. Graham and his career with the United States Post Office. The papers range in date from 1864 to 1949. Included in the collection: 1864 discharge document of George Graham, 1st Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry; 1890 letter from Chancellor Henry R. Gibson to John J. Graham; correspondence, appointments and promotions of John J. Graham with...
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