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William Richard Caswell Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0018
Scope and Contents Papers of William Richard Caswell (1809-1862), a lawyer, military officer, and director of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad. He was the son of Richard William and Sarah Lytle Caswell of North Carolina, and was the great-grandson of the first governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. He married Elizabeth Carter Gillespie, a descendant of Landon Carter and Col. John Carter. William Richard Caswell lived in Knox County, Tenn, and was politically active, served as an officer of the...
Dates: 1805-1900

William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0308
Scope and Contents

William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn. Photocopies. Two spiral bound volumes.

Dates: 1932-1940

William Rule letter to James Tarwater, November 1863.

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Identifier: MM.2016.009
Scope and Contents Letter from William Rule, Camp Blythes Ferry, to his uncle James Tarwater, Nov. 1863. Discusses at length the future government of Tennessee when it re-entered the Union and how to deal with the former rebels. William Rule (1839-1928) of Knox County served in Co. A, 6th Tenn. Cavalry (USA), His rank on mustering out was 1st Lt. Adj. Rule was the long-time editor of the Knoxville Journal (1885-1928). ALS, 6 pages. Mentions the importance of the Chattanooga area, Gen. Burnside, the railroad...
Dates: 1863

William Rule military commission signed by Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2019.020
Scope and Contents

William Rule military commission signed by Andrew Johnson, Military Governor of Tenn. November 28, 1863.

Dates: 1863

William Rule Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0008
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rule(1839-1928), a newspaper editor, mayor of Knoxville (1873, 1898), and postmaster (1873, 1877) in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Knox County, Tenn. Married Lucy Anne Maxey in 1858. Worked with William G. Brownlow on Knoxville Whig. Served in Sixth Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Union Army, 1862-1865. Published Republican newspaper, the Knoxville Chronicle. Founded the Knoxville Journal in 1885, which merged with the Tribune in 1888 to become the Journal and Tribune. Rule was...
Dates: 1860-1927

William S. Brown Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0336
Scope and Contents 15 folders in one box. Includes 4 original U.S. Patents: William S. Brown, K. W. Dennis, O. B. Keister. Letters Patent. Injectors. May 29, 1928. #1671851. In cover with seal.; William S. Brown, E. L. Keister, K. W. Dennis. Letters Patent. Power Reverse Mechanism for Locomotives. November 12, 1929. #1735727. In cover with seal.; William Sherman Brown, K. W. Dennis, O. B. Keister. Letters Patent. Valve Gears. July 8, 1930. # 1770296. In cover with seal.; William S. Brown. Letters Patent. Power...
Dates: 1927-1944

William S. McEwen correspondence, 1830-1875.

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Identifier: MM.2017.019
Scope and Contents

Correspondence to and from William S. McEwen, Kingston, Tenn. June 24, 1830; June 6, 1840 (in pieces); June 15, 1842; Dec. 6, 1842; Dec. 6, 1842 (partial); March 4, 1844; March 18, 1844; April 24, 1844; July 12, 1955; Oct. 29, 1856 (partial); May 28, 1860; Jan. 9, 1862 (Rachel and her children); July 31, 1862; to Jno. F. McEwen, Sept. 8, `875, from Henry Wiley? Coal Creek M& M Co. 14 items.

Dates: 1830-1875

William Stanhope Foster Papers, 1803, 1818-1839.

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Identifier: MSC 0686
Scope and Contents The papers of William Stanhope Foster include: personal and military correspondence, 1818, 1820-21, 1825-26, 1831-1839; letter books of the United State Army, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1828-1838; military operations journals of the 4th Infantry Regiment, 1837-1838; Army and Navy Chronicle , 1837 (complete), 1838-1839 (sporadic); maps related to the Florida Campaign (Seminole War, second) and Cherokee Removal; survey notice, 1803; slave manifest, 1836; miscellaneous military documents, 1825,...
Dates: 1803, 1818-1839

William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Identifier: MSC 0099
Scope and Contents

Architect with Knoxville firm of Baumann & Baumann

Dates: 1906-1970

Williams and Coffin Papers of Ella Williams.

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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....
Dates: 1875-1957

Williams Bible (Gift of Kathleen Weigel).

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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: Publication: 1868

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

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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: Publication: 1881; Other: 1827-1929 family entries

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

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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.

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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...
Dates: 1826-1847

Willie Blount deed to Donald McIntosh. December 1824.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Wills, Estate Administrations and Guardianships of Knox County, Tennessee 1792-1817 - Genealogical Abstracts Estate Books 0, 1, 2 by Mary McCampbell Bell (typewritten manuscript)

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Identifier: MSC 0962
Scope and Contents

A typed manuscript from the TSLA microfilm of the Knox County wills and estate administrations. Includes Index with cross references to women’s maiden names.

Dates: 1997; Event: 1792 - 1817

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

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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....
Dates: 1893-1908

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

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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.

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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.

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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