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Battle of Fort Saunders. Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.

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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.
Dates: 1863-1890

Baumann & Baumann Architectural Plans

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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...
Dates: 1890s-1950s

Baum’s Home of Flowers Account Books.

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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).
Dates: 1918-1950

Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

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Identifier: MM.2019.010
Scope and Contents Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.
Dates: 1960s

Beaman Bros. & Co., Knoxville, Tenn. 1900 calendar. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera Collection 010
Scope and Contents Beaman Bros. & Co. (shoe & hat store at 219 Gay Street) , Knoxville, Tenn. 1900 calendar. Small calendar pages (intact) mounted on cardboard backing with picture of children on a snowy fence.
Dates: 1900

Bean family children

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Identifier: SPC 2009.001
Scope and Contents Five photographs of Bean family children (Ira, Lelia, Howard & Sabra). All taken by Weiser , Knoxville, Tenn. (‘opposite Post Office’). No date, 5 pcs. Believed to be the children of Tom (Thomas Jefferson) and Mollie (Mary Ann) Bean of Knoxville Tenn. (source of information: Michael Bean).
Dates: ca. 1880

Bearden Press Enterprise. (Formerly West Side Story), 1991-1992 (Newspapers)

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Identifier: NWP 0057
Scope and Contents Bearden Press Enterprise. (Formerly West Side Story), 1991-1992
Dates: 1991-1992

Bearden School

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Identifier: QSPC 2004.002
Scope and Contents 1. 8x10” sepia print of [school] children and adults outside brick building. No ID. Taken by Porter A. M. Feathers, Traveling Artist, Whitesburg, Tenn. Mounted on 11x14” board. 2. 8x10” sepia print of [school] children and adults outside wooden building. No ID. Mounted on 11x14” board.
Dates: 1920s

Beauford Delaney Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0577
Scope and Contents Box 1: Correspondence, 1958-1971, 1988 + drawings & text re: numbers in French. 6 folders. + copies of scans of the material. Box 2: 23 used paintbrushes and pencils. Note from relative that they were in a French pitcher from PP? Believed to have belonged to and been used by artist Beauford Delaney.
Dates: 1956-1988

Beaumont School

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Identifier: SPC 1997.027
Scope and Contents Beaumont School, Knoxville, Tenn. Ext. 8 x 10” B&W
Dates: undated

Beaver Ridge Church and Cemetery.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.106
Scope and Contents Beaver Ridge Church and Cemetery. (color print card) of original artwork by Barbara Clinton Quinn
Dates: undated

Beck Cultural Exchange Center. Exhibit: “The Lives and Times of James & Ethel Beck” October 3, 2013.

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Identifier: MM.2013.032
Scope and Contents Beck Cultural Exchange Center. Exhibit: “The Lives and Times of James & Ethel Beck” October 3, 2013 invitation and program .
Dates: 2013

Bedford County (Tenn.) petition re: selling school tract, 1843.

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Identifier: MM.1985.016
Scope and Contents Bedford County (Tenn.) petition to Tennessee General Assembly re: selling school tract of land. October 27, 1843. Includes signatures. 1 pc.
Dates: 1843

Behind the Serpentine Wall: The Story of Historic Westwood, and of the family that Built it, and the Four Homes around it.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2017.005
Scope and Contents Behind the Serpentine Wall: The Story of Historic Westwood, and of the family that Built it, and the Four Homes around it. (Knox Heritage publication)
Dates: 2017

Beidleman Mill

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Identifier: SPC 2010.003
Scope and Contents Copy photograph of Beidleman Mill, Sullivan County, Tenn.. Burned ca. 1965.
Dates: undated

Bell House School

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Identifier: SPC 1997.028
Scope and Contents Bell House School, Knoxville, Tenn. Interior and exterior, children dancing in schoolyard to phonograph. Includes 1 mounted sepia photograph of painting of the school by Lloyd Freeman , 1911 (corner of mounting broken). approx. 8 x10” B&W
Dates: 1910s

Bell Laundry Pamphlet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.001
Scope and Contents Pamphlet advertising Bell Laundry. The laundry was in business in Knoxville 1906-1928.
Dates: 1906 - 1928

Bell Massacre pamphlet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.027
Scope and Contents Pamphlet (c 1930) describing the massacre of Unionists at Limestone Cove (Unicoi County, Tenn.) in November 1863 by the Confederate Witcher’s Cavalry .

Photocopy of Pat Alderman's "Limestone Cove Tragedy" published in his 1975 book "Greasy Cove in Unicoi County"
Dates: circa 1930; 1975

Belle Boyd Collection.

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Identifier: MM.2003.007
Scope and Contents Original items removed in 2003 from the McClung Collection subject vertical file on Belle Boyd. Includes: Letter of Mrs. Sue Boyd Barton, “The Vendome,” Knoxville, to Miss Mary Nelson. March 11, 1932. TS 2 pp. Re: Belle Boyd staying with her family; ‘The Intrepid Belle Boyd’ a play by Mr. & Mrs. Reece K. Acuff. TS 23 pp.; ‘Will Erect Memorial to Belle Boyd’ carbon TS of article. 9 pp.; excerpts from The War of the Rebellion re: Belle Boyd. TS 3 pp.; typed notes, 2 pp.; The Southern...
Dates: 1862-1952

Bellview School Record of Examination, 1889-90.

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Identifier: QMM.2016.001
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1889-1890

Ben Hart letter to Miss P. A. Love, no date.

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Identifier: MM.nd.031
Scope and Contents Letter from Ben Hart to cousin Miss P. A. Love, Washington, D. C. No date (19th century). ALS 1 p. Re: why hasn’t she written.
Dates: nineteenth century

Benevolent Order of the State of Tennessee, Auxiliary 240, Sparta, Tenn.

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Identifier: MSC 0632
Scope and Contents Benevolent Order of the State of Tennessee, Auxiliary 240, Sparta, Tenn. The collection contains meetings minutes and treasurer receipts. The purpose of the association was to provide medical assistance and burial expenses for members.
Dates: 1922-1932

Benjamin Bayless McCroskey journal, Cumberland University, 1868-1871) (Gift of Hope K. McCroskey).

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Identifier: MM.2000.034
Scope and Contents Journal kept by B. B. McCroskey (identified by donor as Benjamin Bayless McCroskey) at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., 1868-1871. 1 vol. Contains notes on speeches, fellow students, the class of 1871, etc. Later writings and clippings added by Benjamin Barratt McCroskey, ca. 1918. Re: Spanish-American War. Also: photocopy of sergeant’s appointment to Benjamin B. McCroskey, 15th Cavalry, January 1, 1904.
Dates: 1868-1871

Benjamin Brewer correspondence, 1829, 1840.

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Identifier: MM.nd.010
Scope and Contents August 17, 1829, letter from B. Brewer to brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 1 p. Mentions scarcity of iron and using castings as payment. January 18, 1840, letter from Benjamin Brewer, Elizabethton, to his brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 2 pp. Mentions hard financial times. Swatch of red & blue plaid fabric (about 2x3”) from a dress made in 1860 for Margaret Moore Garrison Rankin by her mother Frances Brewer Garrison.
Dates: 1829, 1840

Benjamin Hawkins letters, 1785-1800.

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Identifier: MM.1981.204
Scope and Contents September 22, 1785, letter from Benjamin Hawkins, Charleston, to Governor Elbert. ALS 3 pp. Re: delay in holding treaties, business with the Creeks. July 18, 1800, letter from Benjamin Hawkins, Fort Wilkinson, to James Jackson, Governor of Georgia. ALS 3 pp. Re: surrender of the fort St. Marks(?) to Bowles and attempt to retake it.
Dates: 1785-1800

Benjamin McNutt - Thomas Rodgers bill of sale, 1829.

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Identifier: MM.2017.012
Scope and Contents Benjamin McNutt to Thomas Rodgers, both of Knox County, Tenn., bill of sale for one negro man named Philip. April 10, 1829. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1829

Bent Creek Store Ledgers.

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Identifier: MSC 0033
Scope and Contents Bent Creek Store day book, May 1796-Sept. 1797 + smaller pages sewn in the back dating Sept. 19, 1797-June 5, 1800, Oct. 29, 1803, July 22, 1804. Store operated by Patrick Nenney and Hugh Graham in present day Hamblen Co., Tenn. 1 vol. + (Bent Creek Store) Ledger Book D. 1818. 1 vol. (many pages missing). + typescript of reminiscences and family traditions by descendant of Bent Creek Store owners, Antoinette Miller Taylor. April 21, 1943. 71 pp. (some gaps). Photocopy.
Dates: 1796-1818

Benton McMillan, Nashville, Tenn., letter to Robert E. Burke, 1899.

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Identifier: MM.2017.010
Scope and Contents December 18, 1899, typed letter from Benton, McMillan, State of Tennessee Executive Chamber, Nashville, to Robert E. Burke. Re: speaking at a banquet. TS 1 p.
Dates: 1899

Berkline Corporation Silver Anniversary Issue

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.047
Scope and Contents Berkline Corp., Silver Anniversary Issue, 1937-1962 of "The Berkliner" company magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business in Morristown, Tenn., this special issue is on glossy paper with special silver soft covers and is 1/4" thick. Celebrates the move of the Popkin family to the South and their contributions to the economy of Hamblen Co. Berkline began in Morristown in 1937 with 18 employees and began 1962 with over 1700 local employees. This company became the largest of the northern...
Dates: 1962

Bernice Stiles material.

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Identifier: MM.2016.006
Scope and Contents Bernice Stiles (May 6, 1905-April 26, 1997) material. Donated by her friend Edith L. Embrey from material found in Bernice Stiles’ apartment after her death. Ms. Stiles had no family left. MM.2016.006 a: Dec. 6, 1896, letter from S. G. Gilreath, State Superintendent, Department of Public Instruction, Nashville, Tenn., to ‘My dear Tom; (C. T. Stiles), Wilson Station, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Mentions Stiles’ good character, urges him to finish college. Also: CDV of Lillie Miller Stiles, taken by W. F.?...
Dates: 1890-1900