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Arrowmont postcards

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.003
Scope and Contents

Five unused postcards featuring Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 1) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard Mural 2) Arrowmont Red Barn 3) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard 4) Windgate Center for Wood 5) Arrowmont Woodturned Totems

Dates: unknown

“Arrows to Atoms” mail train

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2020.002
Scope and Contents Set of black & white negatives of “Arrows to Atoms” mail train. Photographs printed in McClung darkroom. Also includes copies of newspaper articles about the mail train.A horse and wagon mail train that originated in Knoxville (Tenn.) 28 July 1958. It was intended to go to Los Angeles by special approval of the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the overland mail delivery which was discontinued in the early 1860s. The plan was not successful and the mail train hit trouble...
Dates: 1961

Arthur Lee and Samuel Osgood letter to Thomas Smith. December 6, 1787.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.028
Scope and Contents

Letter from Arthur Lee and Samuel Osgood, Board of Treasury, to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of the Loan Office for the State of Pennsylvania. ALS 1 p. Re: ‘circular,’ send copies of acts re: copper coinage.

Dates: 1787

Article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.053
Scope and Contents

Typed article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday (photocopy).

Dates: 1905

”As I Remember My Childhood” by Florence M. Irwin.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.025
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).

Dates: 1992

Asheville, North Carolina. “In the Land of the Sky” brochure. No date. (ephemera)

 Collection
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).

Dates: 1935

Associate Charities of Knoxville proceedings of meetings, 1888-1890.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.106
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.

Dates: 1888-1890

Associate Reformed Church of the South subscription list. Knox County, Tenn. December 20, 1853.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2004.011
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,...
Dates: 1853

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), Knoxville, East Tennessee Chapter.

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1990-

Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga (ribbon for badge)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2010.002
Scope and Contents

Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, 1905 (ribbon for badge).

Dates: 1905

Assorted Academic Ephemera.

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1844-1891

Assorted East Tennessee Ephemera.

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1903-1924

Assorted Ephemera.

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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.”

Dates: 1867-1932

Asylum yard. T.M. Schleier.

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Identifier: SV 2016.003
Scope and Contents

One stereograph. SPC 2016.003 Asylum yard. [Grounds at the School for the Deaf in Knoxville?]. Views Around Knoxville. The Beauties of American Switzerland. Negatives and Published by T.M. Schleier. American and Stereoscopic Emporium, Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten note: Asylum yard.

Dates: 1870s-1880s

At Queen Theatre

 Collection
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. .

Dates: 1918

Athene Circle Collection.

 Collection
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....
Dates: 1897-1997

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.

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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

Ault Family Photograph

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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.

Dates: 1904

Austin Hall pardon, 1866.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.196
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.

Dates: 1866

Authorization to practice law, Jefferson County, Territory South of the River Ohio. July 23, 1792 (facsimile).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.040
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.

Dates: 1792

Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book

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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...
Dates: 1930

Autograph album of Kate Lois Miller, December 25, 1877; Autograph book Margaret Rice McClure, 1888.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2012.017
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.

Dates: 1877-1888

Autograph book and diary of Jennie Boyd Ramsey

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Identifier: MM.2019.064
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

Autographs collected by Laura Thornburgh.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1955.001
Scope and Contents

Letters to Laura Thornburgh signed by ‘celebrities of their day’: Frank W. Benson, John Fox, Jr., and Mrs. Edwin Markham.

Dates: 1910s

Automobile garage interior

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1920s

Ayres/Johnston Bible.

 Collection
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

Dates: Publication: 1865

B. G. (Benajah Gray) Alexander Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2018.014
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.

Dates: 1932-1936

B. M. Bradford letter, 1834.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.008
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.

Dates: 1834

Bachman family photographs

 Collection
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.

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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.

Dates: 2007