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Identifier: Ephemera 2017.004
Scope and Contents Official Program of the 3d Annual Street Fair and Trade’s Carnival, 1898. Knoxville, Tenn. October 19, 20 and 21, 1898. Drawing of horned “Prophet of the Smokies” in upper left corner. Includes programs for Prophet’s Day, Military Day, and Woman’s Day. S.B. Newman & Co., Printers and Binders, Knoxville. 1 pc.
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.006
Scope and Contents World War II Ration Books and Ration Tokens. Reuben Renfro family, Fountain City, Tenn. Includes a history and reminiscence of World War II in Fountain City by the donor, Ration tokens in coin purse.
Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.071
Scope and Contents Poster celebrating the 75th anniversary of woman suffrage, 1920-1995. Color 18 x 24”.
Scope and Contents November 12, 1865, letter from A. A. Doak, Clarksville, Teen., to O. P. Temple, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 2 pp. Re: amnesty oaths of Doak’s sons.
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.001
Scope and Contents “An anti-Jackson campaign broadside, issued in the violent and libelous proceedings of the 1828 Presidential race. This broadside is decorated with woodcuts of six coffins, to illustrate the six Tennessee militia men who were executed for mutiny during the New Orleans campaign. The text gives a pitiful account of their death including sympathy provoking quotes from the moments before the execution. The “six militia men” story appeared in many forms, dogging Jackson throughout his political...
A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible.
Scope and Contents A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible (Mohawk, Tenn.). Photocopies. Farm located on the Nolichucky River, Greene County, Tenn. + original letter from donor dated January 19, 2002. Work prepared by donor for the Tennessee Century Farm Program.
Scope and Contents Card containing charges against A. C. Davis, late General Freight and Ticket Agent, USMRR. Signed by Brevet Major, 8th Division, Q.M.C. Office. March 5, 1867. ADS 1 p.
Scope and Contents Three letters (February 17, July 16, August 14) 1880 from A. C. Fletcher, Cincinnati, Ohio and New York, to Mr. J. S. Cisco, Jackson, Tenn. Re: archaeological work at Madisonville, Ohio; work of the Pinson group; Fletcher’s lectures.
A. C. Hutson, Jr. “The Coal Miners’ Insurrections,” serialized in “The Lafollette Press in 26 parts.
Scope and Contents A. C. Hutson, Jr. “The Coal Miners’ Insurrections,” serialized in “The Lafollette Press in 26 parts. Newspaper articles + 1 letter from Wm. B. Bate to the President of the Tennessee Coal, Iron, & Railroad Company, dated Oct. 2, 1885.
Identifier: MSC 0397
Scope and Contents A.C. Parrott Papers (removed from the Laura E. Luttrell Papers). Includes one folder of index cards and notes (some possibly in Laura Luttrell's handwriting). Other folders include 3 account books: ca. 1864-ca. 1868; ca. 1869-1875; and ca. 1888-90 (Scales Book). Also: deeds, papers of administration, receipts, and other papers, 1864-1899. Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. 190 items described in typed listing in first folder in the box. It is possible that Miss Luttrell was working on these papers...
Identifier: Artifact 2019.016
Scope and Contents “A cabin in the Smokies” (Oil painting by Wiley Oakley).
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2020.005
Scope and Contents The only known copy of a campaign broadside circulated by James W. Newman, a candidate from a Knox County district for General Assembly during the state election of 1857. His opponent was one Moses White, against whom the preponderance of animated vitriol contained in this broadside is aimed.
“A Compilation of Gaines Family Data With Special Emphasis on the lineage of William and Isabella (Pendleton) Gaines.” By Calvin E. Sutherd. 1968. (genealogy)
Scope and Contents “A Compilation of Gaines Family Data With Special Emphasis on the lineage of William and Isabella (Pendleton) Gaines.” By Calvin E. Sutherd. 1968. Manuscript #5 of 5 copies. 169 pp. Carbon TS with 3 B&W snapshots glued in on p. 8. + loose set of pages numbered 157-161 (different from those bound in the volume). Includes table of contents at front of volume.
Scope and Contents A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns. Powells Station, Knox County, Tenn. Transcriber and whereabouts of the original mss diary unidentified.
Identifier: QSPC 2003.003
Scope and Contents Handwritten ID on back: ‘A dinner party tendered by the late Miss. Louise Manning in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath, baritone operatic-and concert star- when guest of the late Chester B Searle- property of the late John Ernest Yoe, loaned by his sister Della Yoe, White Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Front row, L-r: 1. Ella Coffin (Mrs. Frank W. Flenniken), 2. Louise (late) Manning, 3. Reinald Werrenwrath who made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1919, 4. Victor Coffin. Second row, L-r: 1....
Identifier: Ephemera 2012.016
Scope and Contents Lawson McGhee Library “America at War” film forum, 1943
Identifier: MM.1990.004 a&b&c
Scope and Contents Journal of Albert Gallatin Bogle (1817-1858), Blount County, Tenn., covering the years 1842-1858. Brief daily entries re: work, farm, church attendance, weather, purchases & bills, family & neighbors, burials, etc. Include November 18, 1843, agreement between Richard Kezia and Hugh Bogle re: the hiring out of Duncan Kezia. MM-1990-004 a: original journal (use photocopies for research and copying). MM-1990-004 b: photocopy of years 1842-1856. MM-1990-004 c: photocopy of years 1857-1858.
Scope and Contents February 12, 1856 letter from A. G. Watkins, House of Representatives, to Col. William Bradford. ALS 1 p. Re: political appointments and rumor of Governor Shannon’s retirement.
Scope and Contents October 25, 1854, letter from A. (Arnold) Guyot, geographer, Cambridge, Mass., to Prof. B. Silliman. ALS 4 pp. Re: sending and receiving books.
Scope and Contents A history of electricity in Knoxville researched and written by Robert A. Skeene, Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB). Handwritten. Photocopy.
Scope and Contents A History of the Knoxville Choral Society by William Melton “Twenty-five Years of Excellence” (1977)
Identifier: MSC 0401
Scope and Contents Farm and store account book for A. J. Kyker, Mint, Tenn., Blount County. Farm, store, and mill accounts ca. 1918-1928. Contains entries for mill, sawmill, mules, livestock. Also one 1819 manuscript page of accounts labeled “Dandridge”
Dates: 1819; 1918-1928
Scope and Contents 1897 handwritten account memorandum book, A. L. Humphrey, 1 vol. Jan. 25, 1889, receipt to A. L. Humphrey for $2.00. From Hall of John Sevier Encampment, No. 54, I. O. O. F. DS 1 pc. Two receipts to A. L. Humphrey (April 18 and Dec. 14, 1903) for $2.00 each. From Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I. O. O. F.). DS 2 pcs.
A Marine’s Letters: The Correspondence of Lt. John Richard Ruggles, III., edited by Norman William Smith, Jr.
Scope and Contents A Marine’s Letters: The Correspondence of Lt. John Richard Ruggles, III., edited by Norman William Smith, Jr. Correspondence of Lt. Ruggles, 1967-1968, typed and edited by his brother-in-law. Lt. Ruggles died in combat in Thua Thien province, Vietnam, on February 28, 1968.
Scope and Contents A.(Andre) Michaux, Charleston, letter to Citizen Minister Genet, March 10, 1795. ALS 1 pc. (2 pp.) in French + manuscript copy in English (ALS 2 pp. 1 pc.) + two typed transcriptions of the letter. Re: plantings and seeds.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.008
Scope and Contents Flyer advertising “A Mountain Quiltfest” in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on March 4-7, 2020.
Scope and Contents Legal terms and definitions handwritten in volume by Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1832 (also 1834 written on inside cover.) 1 volume AD 170 pp. Index on inside back cover.
A Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased’ by Thomas A.R. Nelson, 1854.
Scope and Contents Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased, as fulfilled by his son, Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1854. 1 handwritten, bound volume 285 pp. Includes a copy of the will of David Nelson, Carter County, Tenn., 1850; and an inventory of the estate.
“A Salute to All Veterans of Grainger County, Tennessee: Sponsored by American Legion Post 119, Rutledge, Tennessee” (Nov. 11, 2011)
Identifier: SPC 2019.041
Scope and Contents “A Salute to All Veterans of Grainger County, Tennessee: Sponsored by American Legion Post 119, Rutledge, Tennessee” (Nov. 11, 2011)