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William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

Identifier: MSC 0199
Scope and Contents Journal of William Swan, Knoxville, March 16, 1840-December 31, 1846. Includes personal, family, business, and farm information. Cover loose and received with tape on the spine. 1 volume.
Dates: 1840-1846

William T. Haskell signature; deed fragment; mathematical equations.

Identifier: MM.2000.023
Scope and Contents Four unrelated miscellaneous manuscripts/fragments. 1. Signature of William T. Haskell on fragment of paper with printed words ‘Clavis Virgiliana.’ 2. Fragment of deed. Name ‘James Bone’ is visible. 3. Mathematical equations; handwritten note on reverse. 4. Mathematical equations.
Dates: undated

William Thomas Russell paper.

Identifier: MM.1993.007
Scope and Contents “The Human Mind and how it should be applied” by William Thomas Russell. No date. Handwritten essay/speech. The author was a professor of mathematics at Mossy Creek College (later Carson Newman) which opened in 1851.
Dates: 1850-1860

William W. Griffin Memoirs (1906-1970).

Identifier: MSC 0099
Scope and Contents Architect with Knoxville firm of Baumann & Baumann
Dates: 1906-1970

Williams and Coffin Papers of Ella Williams.

Identifier: MSC 0139
Scope and Contents The Williams-Coffin Papers consist primarily of the papers of Ella Williams, and range in date from 1875 to 1957. Ella Williams was the aunt of author Tennessee Williams. There is some correspondence from ’Tom’ [Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams]. The collection contains clippings, programs, and other material about the plays and other writings of Tennessee Williams. During World War I Ella Williams worked in Paris, France. Among her correspondents was her cousin John Sharp Williams, an U. S....
Dates: 1875-1957

Williams Bible, 1868 American Bible Society. (Gift of Kathleen Weigel) (Bibles)

Identifier: FB 0103
Scope and Contents Family Bible of the Williams Family, including Mary Williams, Floid (Floyd?) C. Williams, Flora B. Williams and others. Many of the entries are faint and difficult to read. Bible has 1868 copyright, American Bible Society.
Dates: 1868

Williams Family Bible (David and Ella Cormick Williams) (Gift of J. P. Roddy III) (Bibles)

Identifier: FB 0104
Scope and Contents Williams Family Bible, gift of J. P. Roddy III. Bible belonged to David and Ella Cormick Williams, and contains marriage, death, and birth records (1827-1929) for Williams, Cormick, Hutton, Ellis, Knox, Adams, and Stewart families. Bible is dated 1881 and is in good condition. Also, there are three envelopes of items found inside the Bible: loose papers, unidentified braided hair, and a handmade bookmark.
Dates: 1827-1929

Williams family tree, John Williams II house. From Alex Brandau.

Identifier: MM.2014.028
Scope and Contents Williams family tree, John Williams II house. Removal of the iron fence from the old Tennessee School for the Deaf, old City Hall, in 1909 to the Williams House/Colored School for the Deaf. From Alex Brandau.
Dates: 2014

Williams. Four Bibles housed in the Col. John Williams Family Papers: Dorothy Brandau Bible; Eliza and E.D. Sneed Family Bible; Sneed Family Bible, 1826; and Sneed Family Bible, 1838 (includes entries for John & Rhoda Campbell Williams). Gift of Dorothy and Arthur Eugene Patterson.

Identifier: MSC 0407
Scope and Contents (The complete Col. John Williams Family Papers collection is 4 boxes but the Bibles with family records are all in Box 2.) Four Bibles housed in the Col. John Williams Family Papers: Dorothy Brandau Bible with birth entries for Brandau family members (1913-1918; Eliza and E. D. Sneed Family Bible with birth, marriage, and death entries for Sneed, Williams, and Jones family members (1812-1875). Bible was published in 1847.; Sneed Family Bible, 1826 with birth, marriage, & death entries for...
Dates: 1826-1847

Willie Blount deed to Donald McIntosh. December 1824.

Identifier: MM.1999.014
Scope and Contents Deed between Willie Blount, Montgomery County, Tenn., and Donald McIntosh, Knox County, Tenn., for land in Knox County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc. (+loose cover sheet). Witnesses: William C. Hazen and W. G. Blount.
Dates: 18242

Willie Blount letter to Col. Meigs. December 12, 1811.

Identifier: MM.1999.012
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie Blount, Knoxville, to Col. Meigs, Highwassee Garrison. December 12, 1811. ALS 1 pc. Re: Tecumseh recruiting Creek Indians for battle. Small section missing from left side of letter.
Dates: 1811

Willie Blount letter to Colonel David Henley. November 19, 1797.

Identifier: MM.1999.011
Scope and Contents Willie Blount, Knoxville, letter to Colonel David Henley, Knoxville. November 19, 1797. ALS 1 pc. Requests payment of note.
Dates: 1797

Willie Blount letter to the Editors of the Globe. May 1, 1835.

Identifier: MM.1999.015
Scope and Contents Letter from Willie Blount, Clarksville, Tenn., to the Editors of the Globe, Washington City. May 1, 1835. ALS 3 pp. + unsigned, endorsed note on cover. Re: errors in April 15 editorial about Tennessee Convention, nomination of Judge White for President, and President Jackson.
Dates: 1835

Willie Blount Papers, 1801-1815.

Identifier: MSC 0132
Scope and Contents Thirty-one documents from the Willie Blount Papers. No date, 1801-1815. Willie Blount (1768-1835) was Governor of Tennessee from 1809-1815. Correspondents include: Andrew Jackson, John Hutchins, Henry Dearborn, R. J. Meigs, Glass (Cherokee Chief), John Sevier, Archibald Roane, Major Lovely, James [Frimble], Robert Hoyle, [Josiah] Meigs, Willie Blount, Judge Locke of Rutledge, James White. Blount’s correspondence covers 1809-1815, and is primarily with R. J. Meigs, Agent of the Highwassee...
Dates: 1801-1815

Wilma Dykeman and James Stokely. Dialogue of the Races, Knoxville, Tenn. (New York Times 8-11-1963).

Identifier: MM.2016.022
Scope and Contents Wilma Dykeman and James Stokely. Dialogue of the Races, Knoxville, Tenn. New York Times 8-11-1963; E. B. Copeland speech on integration in Knoxville in 1963.
Dates: 1963

Wilson Lancaster, World War I, b/w photograph in military camp, 1917; Christmas Card (French) 1917 with flags of Allies; Pocket New Testament given to the troops.

Identifier: Ephemera 2013.008
Scope and Contents Wilson Lancaster, World War I, b/w photograph in military camp, 1917; Christmas Card (French) 1917 with flags of Allies; Pocket New Testament given to the troops. World War I embroidered cards like this Christmas card (also known as “World War I silks”) were made by women in France and Belgium to sell to Allied troops as souvenirs
Dates: 1917

Wilson’s Knoxville Gazette (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0002
Scope and Contents Wilson’s Knoxville Gazette (newspapers)
Dates: 1808-1813

Windle Store Ledger and family papers. Sevier Family Collection, Sevier Family Association.

Identifier: MSC 0406d
Scope and Contents • Windle Bros. Store Ledger, 1907-1908 • Memorial cards: Joel S. Garrett, Mattie L. Speck • Fall Reunion, 1910, Scottish Rite Masons, Valley of Nashville, Orient of Tennessee Program and ‘Return” of Officers • Joseph G. H. Windle Life Insurance Policy – Masonic Life Association, 1908 • Photograph: J. G. H. Windle, Sally Speck Windle, Elise and Homer Windle, 1908 • Hargrove Windle Bank Account Book, Peoples (Farmers) Bank, Livingston, Tenn 1905-1908 • School certificates: Sally Speck, J. G. H....
Dates: 1893-1908

Wm. B. Carter letter to Moses White. May 22, 1878.

Identifier: MM.1997.033
Scope and Contents Letter from Wm. B. Carter, Elizabethton, Tenn., to Moses White {Knoxville, Tenn.]. May 22, 1878. ALS 1 p. Re: newspapers published in Elizabethton.
Dates: 1878

Wm. Cocke bond, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1805.

Identifier: MM.1981.115
Scope and Contents August 2, 1805, bond of Wm. Cocke and Joseph Anderson, Hawkins County, to Alex Nelson, Sheriff of Hawkins County. Guarantees Cocke’s court appearance in Jonesboro re: estate of Jacob Gyer vs. Cocke. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1805

Wm. G. McAdoo, Sr., letters, 1881, 1891.

Identifier: MM.1981.191
Scope and Contents May 20, 1888, letter from (Wm. G. McAdoo, Sr.), Knoxville, to Col. James H. Grant. AL 2 pp. (incomplete). Re: McAdoo is president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, requests Grant to write a chronicle of his life and memories. June 13, 1891, letter from Wm. G. McAdoo, Knoxville, to Col. James Hamilton Grant. ALS 2 pp. Asks questions about Lemuel P. Montgomery and family.
Dates: 1881, 1891

Wm. L. L. Lackey letter to Moses White. December 15, 1853.

Identifier: MM.1999.017
Scope and Contents Letter from Wm. L. L. Lackey, Cayuga, Miss., to Moses White, Knoxville, Tenn. December 15, 1853. ALS 2 pp. + outer cover as envelope with stamp (1 pc.). Re: trying to find someone who knew his grandfather John Trimble in Knoxville in 1792.
Dates: 1853

Wm. L. Lawrence bible and Christopher C. D’Armond Bible and Lawrence family photographs (Bibles).

Identifier: FB 0024
Scope and Contents The Self-Interpreting Pictorial Family Bible (Cincinnati: Jones Bros., 1881) Christopher C. De’Armond and wife Emily Catherine McCallie.
Dates: 1904, 1870

Wm. R. Webber document, 1907.

Identifier: MM.1984.002
Scope and Contents Wm. R. Webber’s May 15, 1907, statement regarding his service in the Confederate States of America Army, June 10, 1862-May 15, 1865. Written in Knoxville, Tenn. ADS 1 p. August 23, 1984, letter from Ellen Garrison, Archives of Appalachia, forwarding the Webber document, explaining that it was separated from the William H. and Gladys Brewer Papers upon the request of the donor.
Dates: 1907

WNOX radio broadcasts photographs

Identifier: SPC 2005.004
Scope and Contents WNOX [Mid -Day Merry Go Round] radio broadcasts. ca. 1945? Two 8x10” B&W photographs. On stage at WNOX radio studio in Knoxville. Lowell Blanchard standing at microphone with 14 members of the cast of the daily radio program, Mid-Day Merry Go Round. One of seated is “Hot Shot Elmer,” one of the two Carlyle brothers. Second picture shows man and small group at microphones with others in background.
Dates: ca. 1945

W.O. White Civil War Papers scans on DVD.

Identifier: MSC 0916
Scope and Contents The W. O. White Collection loaned to the McClung Historical Collection for scanning in 2011 and the original manuscripts were returned to the owner after scanning. The papers are the Civil War letters of W.O. White, 4th Tennessee Cavalry, United States Army. W.O. White was a farmer from Bradley County, Tenn, at the beginning of the Civil War. Many of the letters were written ‘At Camp,’ near Nashville and other locations. Some letters are signed W.O. White and others were signed as Orlando...
Dates: 1862-1887

Woman sitting on rock in river

Identifier: SPC 1997.022
Scope and Contents Woman sitting on rock in river, rustic bridge in background. B&W 5 x 7”
Dates: undated

Woman’s Suffrage pins. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2010.001
Scope and Contents Eight round pinback buttons / pins. Sizes from 1/2” to 1.25” Two with yellow backgrounds say “Votes for Women.” One with blue background and yellow stars says “Votes for Women.” One with blue border, copper or gold mountains and sun with rays says “Votes for Women” and “1915.” Small dark blue pin with gold writing says “Votes for Women 1915.” Pin with gold border and purple (or dark blue), green, and ivory sections says “Votes for Women.” Small dark blue pin with gold lettering says “Suffrage...
Dates: 1915-1920

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Grand Opening material. June 3-5, 1999. Includes gifts from Nan Elrod, Alix Dempster, and Mayor Victor Ashe. (ephemera)

Identifier: Artifact 2019.032
Scope and Contents Material from the Grand Opening of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn, June 3-5, 1999. Folder 1: (Via Nan Elrod, Director of Programs, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame . June 17, 1999). Folder includes: one VIP pass in plastic holder, with attached Grand Opening pin; one ticket to WNBA pre-season game, June 3, 1999; one ticket to Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, June 5, 1999; two admission tickets, June 6, 1999; “The Playbook” brochure; “Be A Player!” brochure; “An Exclusive...
Dates: 1999

Women’s Building (Knoxville, Tenn.) souvenir cup. (artifacts)

Identifier: Artifact 2003.01.01
Scope and Contents Small china souvenir cup, cobalt blue with gold trim, with picture & caption: Women’s Building, Knoxville, Tenn. ‘Made in Germany’ on bottom. Possibly made for one of Knoxville’s expositions (1910-1913). About 2.25” high. 1 pc.
Dates: 1910-1913