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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 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
Scope and Contents Record book of the Bank of Knoxville, Knoxville, Tenn. 1853-1855. (58 pp. filled in). 1 volume.
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Bank of the State of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1830-1844. Includes accounts of the annual election of Directors. 1 vol.
Identifier: MSC 0327
Scope and Contents Barbara A. McClung diaries. Originals. May be used only with permission of the head of the collection. + one box with photocopies of diaries
Identifier: SPC 2019.097
Scope and Contents Photo album of Barbara Alexander Turner during her time as a student at Powell Valley High School (Claiborne County, Tenn.) ca. 1926-1929. Ms. Turner was born in Claiborne County in 1912 and died in Savannah, Ga. in 2000. Very few of the photographs are identified. Only IDs are Herman Wells and Barbara.
Identifier: MSC 0660
Scope and Contents Mrs. Polly Clements papers re: Barbara Blount Child Study Group of AAUW and Sequoyah Garden Club material. Received with Sequoyah Garden Club material via Nanci Dinwiddie Travis.
Identifier: PAS 0057
Scope and Contents Barbara Jean Small scrapbook of Valentines, ca. 1930s. (Album in poor condition; cards generally good condition). + 1934 birthday postcard to Barbara Jean Small, Athens, Tenn. + July 26, 1948 membership receipt, Mrs. H. Lynn Small, Athens, Tenn., to Volunteer Electric Cooperative.
Dates: ca. 1930s
Identifier: MSC 0557
Scope and Contents Barbara Long--Collateral Families Research
Identifier: APD 0030
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings of Barber & McMurry Architects, Knoxville, through 1959. The plans and some renderings are available. Specifications were not provided. Plans are arranged in these groups: General 208; Churches 121; Residences 376; Schools 133; Total 838 Charles I. Barber (1887-1962) was the son of Knoxville architect George Franklin Barber. Charles was born in Dekalb, Illinois shortly before the family removed to Knoxville. He attended the Baker-Himel School in Knoxville and attended...
Identifier: PC 0009
Scope and Contents Barber and McMurry Collection contains 3 boxes of photographs + 5 large boxes containing renderings & photographs of selected projects
Identifier: Ephemera 2015.006
Scope and Contents Barber McMurry, Architects, since 1915--100 Years. Centennial celebration of the history of the firm in its new offices in the Arnstein Building, 505 Market Street, Suite 300, Knoxville-
Identifier: MSC 0412
Scope and Contents Barkley Collection, gift of William Barkley. (William Barkley is the nephew of another donor, Alice Jean Barkley.) Boxes 1-3 + 2 framed items rec’d. Jan 2009: Box 3 contains 3 framed diplomas: Jacob Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Abraham H. Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Elizabeth Barkley, White Pine High School, 1932. Also, 7 folders of items removed from frames. Both 1796 diplomas have “Print Registered Knoxville” at bottom of diplomas. Gift includes 2 framed items: Portrait...
Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Later became Battery C 114th Field Artillery.
Identifier: Ephemera 1917.001
Scope and Contents Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Mustered in Federal Service Aug. 5, 1917. Became Battery C 114th Field Artillery Sept. 13, 1917. Roster of soldier’s names. Includes Bernard J. Hannifin, Knoxville (ancestor of donor). Etching of soldiers and sea battle at top of document. One original + 1 copy . 16 x 21”
Identifier: SPC 1997.009
Scope and Contents Battle of Fort Saunders: Viewed from Longstreet’s Bluff, South side of river. Sepia image 5 1/4 x 2 3/4”. Mounted on card (upper left corner torn): “Souvenir, 1863-1890. Painting 8 x 20 feet, on exhibition at 242 Gay Street.” Note on back of card says “Property of Russell Harrison.” Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.
Identifier: APD 0007
Scope and Contents Albert B. Baumann (1861-1942), architect, son of William and Catherine (Schneider) Baumann, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. William Baumann (1813-1875) came to America with his parents about 1835 and in 1837 married Catherine Schneider, whose family had emigrated from Germany around the same time. The young couple went to Savannah, Georgia, where William Baumann was a ship designer and builder. Then they returned to East Tennessee; one son, Joseph F., was born in 1844 in Tellico Plains...
Identifier: MSC 0391
Scope and Contents Rescued by Buford Blanton from building being demolished in downtown: Baum’s Home of Flowers. Two Baum’s ledger books (one account book 1918-ca. 1931, one a cash ledger 1932-1950).