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Identifier: MSC 0799
Scope and Contents Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County. His genealogy research includes information on over 400 family surnames.
Identifier: Artifact 2019.014
Scope and Contents Small metal campaign button (white on dark blue, slightly more than 1/2”). Text: ‘Will McAdoo for President He Will!’ Ca. 1924. 1 pc. Housed in small artifact box.
Dates: ca. 1924
Identifier: MSC 0465
Scope and Contents Will A. McTeer (papers 1871-1925) and A. S. Tilden family papers, Grundy County, Illinois and small artifacts. The Tilden family moved from Vermont to New York to Grundy County , Illinois.
Scope and Contents Will of Charles McClung, Knox County, Tenn. May 20, 1834. ADS 4 pp. (treated with linen; sewn into folder cover).
Scope and Contents Will of John McGhee, Monroe County, Tenn. 1849. ADS 8 pp. (Pages treated many years ago with fabric for mending and hand sewn into a binder).
Scope and Contents Will of Samuel M. Murray. Maryville, Tenn. August 4, 1821. ADS 1 document. 4 pcs. of worn, fragile, yellowed papers, fragment missing.
Identifier: PC 0031
Scope and Contents Will Parham photographs of Blount County (6 folders), East Tennesse and North Carolina. Also includes some non-photograph material and negatives. Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County.
Scope and Contents Receipt by Will. Swan, Cty Court Clerk, for $8.00 received from William B.A. Ramsey for county clerk’s fee in Thomas Lummers(?) vs. James Maxwell. Knox County, Tenn. ADS 1 p.
Scope and Contents March 9, 1844 letter from Brig. Gen. Will Wallace, Maryville, Tenn., to the Sheriff of Knox County Sam McCalmon (sic.) [McCammon]. Re: instructions to hold an election for a lt. col. and a 2nd major. ALS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Willard’s (no last name) letter to Mother written from Tip, Anderson County, High House, Tenn. Aug. 11, 1901. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.), no envelope. Mentions getting mail sent through backwoods P. O.s, no place to cash check, “Jefferson Cruiser” boots arrived by mail, stayed at farmhouse, moving camp to Double Camp Creek.
William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Tenn., 1849-1884; S. H. Anderson receipt, 1897; Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate, 1892. (Gift of Robert T. Nance).
Scope and Contents William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn. 1849-1884. 49 pcs. Receipt to S.H. Anderson, Carter County Trustee. 1897. Re: interest on claims. Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate to Carter County, Tenn. 1892. 200 shares.
Scope and Contents Five short stories by William A. Harrison, 106 West Fifth Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. “Tony Talks: 3 pp.; Tony Goes to the Races” 3 pp.; “Tony Plays Golf” 6 pp.; two one-page stories, cigarettes and lottery ticket. Typescripts. Italian dialect.
Identifier: PC 0088
Scope and Contents Color photographs of houses in Sequoyah Hills taken by Bill Shelton. Houses have not been identified by address or owner.
Scope and Contents May 28, 1848, letter from William and Corsa Harvy (Harvey?), Rusk Co., Texas, to : Brother and Mother” (Ony L. Harvy), Cammels (Campbell’s) Station, Knox County, East Tennessee. ALS 3 pp. PHOTOCOPY. Re: Travels out west and settling there; availability of land and opportunities; baby son died at age six weeks.
Scope and Contents March 23, 1827, deed between William and Margaret Campbell, Morgan County, Ala., and Matthew McClung, Knox County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Equity bond of William Cobb and Pharaoh Cobb, Washington County, Territory South of the River Ohio, to William Conway and Jesse Evans. $5,000.00. ADS 1 pc. (+ photocopy of July Session 1803 document re: Pharaoh Cobb as guardian of Sally Cobb, orphan of William Cobb.)
Scope and Contents November 1, 1780, North Carolina land grant No. 43 to William Ansley for 540 acres in Green County. AD / pfa 1 pc. Signed on the back by Governor R. C. Caswell.
Scope and Contents January 18, 1833, deed between William Ashlock, Anderson County, Tenn., and Obediah Ashlock for ca. 100 acres of land in Anderson County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc.
William B. Reynolds letters, 1863-1866, and John Hughes Reynolds diary, 1866-1870 (gift of Fielding Ogburn).
Identifier: MSC 0806
Scope and Contents Letters of William B. Reynolds, 1863-1866. Written from Nashville or New York to his wife, Catherine Hughes Reynolds, to his son John Hughes Reynolds; or to his son-in-law Peter Smith. Some letters are to him from these correspondents. Re: death of his daughter Martha and her baby Ada; mediums and spiritualism; Civil War; business interests, especially in cotton, tobacco, and shoes; Benton, Polk County, Tenn.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Mr. Waterhouse; guerrillas in Polk County. Letters were transcribed...
Identifier: MSC 0169
Scope and Contents William Barton Reynolds (1820-1882) was born in Hawkins County, Tenn., and lived in Benton, Polk County, Tenn. He died in Rome, Ga. Folders 1-3 include correspondence to and from William Barton Reynolds, 1855-1876. Major correspondents were son-in-law Peter Smith and John H. Reynolds. Topics include family business, education, the Civil War and conditions in East Tennessee, Lincoln’s death, and spiritualism. Folder 4 has a copy of W.B. Reynold’s obituary and reprints of six family photographs....
Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
Scope and Contents February 15, 1795, document signed by Governor William Blount written to David Henley, Agent of the Department of War, authorizing payment to William Richie for 23 logs used for Knoxville Barracks. Warrant #197. DS 1 pc., seal intact. Charles McClung, Secretary.
Identifier: MSC 0035
Scope and Contents Papers of William Blount, Governor of the Territory South of the River Ohio. No date, 1785-1797. Calendar finding aid available.
Scope and Contents 12 documents related to John Allen, assignee of David Allison, vs. William Blount, 1796-1798.
Scope and Contents Material removed from the William Blount Biography folder, vertical files. Includes references to William Blount in the General Index to County Court Minutes, Knox Co., Tenn.; transcription of June 2, 1792, Knoxville Gazette letter; William Blount by James D. Hoskins, D. A. R. paper; William Blount by Homer West, D. A. R. paper; vindication of William Blount by Lula Cates Knabe Trimble, D. A. R. paper.
Scope and Contents Fieri facias, William Blount vs. James Stinson & Samuel Vance, Greene County, Tenn. 1800. Issued by James Aiken, Court Clerk, Washington Co., Tenn. ADS 1 p.
Scope and Contents Poems written in shorthand by Professor William Bolivar Smith (teacher and singing master, related to Governor Brown). Date in front of volume is 1861. Poems translated in 1935 by W. B. Smith’s granddaughter Mrs. Florence Corbett of Knoxville. Volume also contains diary entries for 1858; misc. accounts, ca. 1860-1861, and at back of volume, accounts, 1870-1871.
Scope and Contents 1862 Sergeant appointment for William Brown, Co. K, 16th Regt., Ill. Vols. 1864 discharge papers for William Brown August 1, 1863 Chattanooga Daily Rebel newspaper (stored in Map Case)
Identifier: MSC 0230
Scope and Contents William Brown Papers. Greeneville, Tenn. Correspondence, business papers
Identifier: PC 0098
Scope and Contents William Brownlow Patrick Glass Plate negatives (1901) A series of photographs made by William Brownlow Patrick, son of Anne Brownlow and William F. Patrick, grandson of William G. and Eliza Brownlow, of Knoxville with family photographs and identified Knoxville scenes.