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Scope and Contents ”As I Remember My Childhood” by Florence M. Irwin, 1992. Memories of growing up in Grainger County, Tenn., in the early part of the 20th century. TS 18 pp. (+ photocopies of two letters of acknowledgment).
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.002
Scope and Contents Asheville, North Carolina. “In the Land of the Sky’ brochure. No date. Designed and written for the Asheville Chamber of Commerce by the W.H. Davis Advertising Agency, and printed by the Biltmore Press. Includes photographs by George Masa and others (not identified as to who took which pictures). Includes pictures of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 1 pc. (far right edge trimmed too closely).
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.
Scope and Contents Associate Reformed Church of the South subscription list. Near the head of Mill Creek, 17th(?) Civil District, Knox County, Tenn. December 20, 1853. Signed by: James Kennedy, Samuel Kennedy, J. W.(?) Ramsey, J. G. M. Ramsey, Samuel Pickle, Robert Armstrong, Alexan. Armstrong, Hugh Campbell, Jacob Pickle, James Gibson, James Campbell, Mary J. Armstrong, Moses Armstrong, John Kennedy, James Coker, James Kennedy Jr., Adam B. Blake, James K. Blake, A__ Armstrong, Thos. McMillan(?), Will Goddard,...
Identifier: MSC 0215
Scope and Contents 1 folder: ARMA: Knoxville-East Tennessee Chapter, 1990s. [Rec’d from Knox County Archives , 7-20-2012]. Added to Box 3.
Identifier: Artifact 2010.002
Scope and Contents Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, 1905 (ribbon for badge).
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 020
Scope and Contents Bolivar Female Academy, Madisonville, Tenn., 1867 catalog. closing school song, and opening session announcement; Greeneville Female Academy circular, n.d.; Jonesborough Female Academy circular, 1844; Sweetwater College commencement invitation 1891.
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 027
Scope and Contents Red Path Chautauqua program, Harriman, Tenn., ca. 1914; Southern Railway ticket stub, Bearden to Lenoir City, 1924; train schedule between Knoxville and Middlesboro, etc.. ca. 1903 (photocopy of fragile original); schedule for the steamer “Mary Elizabeth,” 1923 (torn); Home Coming Dining Room business card, Knoxville, no date.
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 019
Scope and Contents Placemat for a supper given by the ladies of Knoxville for the benefit of Camp 104, S. of V., Sept. 30, 1886; printed Brownlow-Haws receipt, Knoxville, 1867; “Regular Democratic Nominations” card, 1888; Christmas program from First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, 1892; Knox County Central High School commencement invitation, 1911; May 1932 “Red and White” Boyd Junior High School journal featuring a “Washington Bicentennial Pageant.”
Identifier: SPC 2018.009
Scope and Contents 8 X 10” B&W photograph adhered to piece of glass. At Queen Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn. Six men in military uniforms with framed military portraits and large painting, Uncle Sam on poster. “Fighting In France” on posters and the marquee. 1918. .
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: QSPC 2016.011
Scope and Contents Ault Family Photograph, 1904. Group portrait of family of Joel Kelly Ault (1834-1914) All persons identified on verso.
Scope and Contents Presidential pardon (Andrew Johnson) to Austin Hall, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Acting Secretary of State Seward. May 16, 1866. pfa 1 pc.
Authorization to practice law, Jefferson County, Territory South of the River Ohio. July 23, 1792 (facsimile).
Scope and Contents Facsimile copy of July 23, 1792, document re: court held in the newly created county of Jefferson, Territory South of the River Ohio. Lists justices of the peace (including Alexander Outlaw), clerk, sheriff, and those authorized to practice law (including Alexander Outlaw, William Cocke, and donor’s note on back indicates John Sevier’s name was cut off from the copy). AD 1 pc.
Identifier: Artifact 2011.001
Scope and Contents Artifact 2011.001.01 Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1930). Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge is in small typeface with about sixty words per page in twelve lines in 129 pages. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1930), and Washington’s Farewell Address (1932). The miniature books in this collection were created by the Kingsport Press...
Scope and Contents Autograph album of Kate Lois Miller (Feb. 4, 1864-Aug. 19, 1943) , December 25, 1877. Autograph album contains pages with facsimile signatures of famous people and Autograph album Mary Rice McClure (Aug. 9, 1865-Mar. 9, 1915) from the year 1888.
Scope and Contents Autograph book(1882-1887) and diary (1885) of Jennie Boyd Ramsey (1865-1955). The diary documents her first foray as a school teacher in Possum Valley southeast Knox County. A segment of Old Possum Valley Road still exists along the Fort Loudon Lake just south of the Cove at Concord. Otherwise it has pretty much vanished, partly under the Fort Loudon Lake. Jennie and her friend had to travel to Unitia in Loudon County to get her teaching certificate for her new position at Shady Grove. A...
Dates: 1882 - 1887
Scope and Contents Letters to Laura Thornburgh signed by ‘celebrities of their day’: Frank W. Benson, John Fox, Jr., and Mrs. Edwin Markham.
Identifier: SPC 2011.004
Scope and Contents SPC 2011.004.001 Automobile garage interior with four men in center, cars at sides. Tentatively identified by seller as Cadillac-Dodge dealership on Gay & Main, Knoxville, Tenn. 1920s. Sepia. 5 x 7” mounted photograph. 1 pc.
Identifier: FB 0021
Scope and Contents The Holy Bible Old and New Testaments (New York: American Bible Society, 1865) Inscribed “Lucy Ayres was born Aug 26 ‘49, Saltville, Va.” “Joseph Jaques died June 19 at Knoxville 1885” No further family information
Scope and Contents Correspondence, family history, some photographs of Benajah Gray Alexander (1868-1945) Knoxville Presbyterian minister; letters from B. G. Alexander and his wife to their daughter, 1932-1936.
Scope and Contents December 13, 1834 ,letter from B. M. Bradford, Courtland, Ala., to James E. Saunders, Columbus, Miss. Re: money, land purchases, Chickasaw land.
Identifier: QSPC 2007.001
Scope and Contents Photograph of John (a former Bachman slave; reputedly an African prince) and Nathan Lynn Bachman (1878-1937). Ca. 1885. Approx. 8.5x13.25” sepia print mounted on board. Portrait of the Jonathan Bachman family, ca. late 1890s. Names on back of photograph. Approx. 10.25x13.5” mounted on board.
Dates: circa 1885-1899
Bad Golfers Association of America. Billed cap and knit shirt + 2 illustrated children’s books. Gift of Ross Bagwell, Sr.
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.025
Scope and Contents Donated with these items a copy of book: “Freddie, The (Unofficial) Story of the 1932 Bad Golfers Association Championship at Old Sandy Key Golf Club on Nantucket Island” by Ross K. Bagwell, Sr., (2007) Khaki hat with BGAA badge and green shirt with badge.
Identifier: FB 0054
Scope and Contents J. M. Bains Family Bible (1854) and O’Fallon Bible (1890). The J. M. Bains family bible was published in New York by the American Bible Society in 1852. The O’Fallon bible was published in 1890 in New York by the American BIble Society in 1890. The O’Fallon bible is missing the cover, pages prior to Exodus 6:22, and pages after 1 Peter 4:8
Dates: 1854, 1890
Identifier: SPC 1997.026
Scope and Contents Baker - Himel School 5th football team, 1904. 8 x 10” sepia, mounted + 8 x 10” B&W copy print. 120 copy neg. available, 1991.
Identifier: QSPC 2013.001
Scope and Contents Baker-Himel Baseball Team, Knoxville, Tenn ca. 1905 1 8x10 black-and-white (sepia) photograph (7.25 x 9.25) mounted on board Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn. Knoxville Engraving Co. copy ticket on back, order no. 16235.
Dates: ca. 1905
Identifier: NWP 0010
Scope and Contents Ball Camp News (newspapers) Published by the Ball Camp Community Club
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 4352
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 15
- Photographs 725
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 540
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 230
- Ephemera 167
- Scrapbooks 164
- Genealogy 149
- Portraits 142
- Schools 134
- Bibles 126
- Knox County (Tenn.) 109
- Clubs and organizations 107
- Deeds 100
- Correspondence 94
- African Americans 86
- Group portraits 82
- Account books 81
- American newspapers -- Local editions 81
- Artifacts 79
- Business enterprises 79
- Politics and government 73 ∧ less
- English 763
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 15
- Cherokee 1
- French 1
- Billman, Linda 1