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Identifier: MSC 0262b
Scope and Contents Artifacts from the 1982 World’s Fair, mostly examples of souvenirs that were authorized by the Fair.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.002
Scope and Contents An advertisement card from the 1982 World’s Fair with a 3D pop-up scene depicting the Sunsphere, State of Tennessee Amphitheatre, and the United States pavilion.
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.011
Scope and Contents Set of four 1982 World’s Fair posters. Plate 1: “Energy of the Past.” Plate II: “Energy of the Present.” Plate III: “Energy of the Future.” Plate IV: “The 1982 World’s Fair.” 21.5x22”. Embossed in lower right with ‘The 1982 World’s Fair’ and fair logo. Also a ‘contact sheet’ showing all four plates. E.H. Bunzen(?), artist. Copyright 1981. Produced by Great Graphics Corporation. Printed in Knoxville by Keith Press (donor worked for Keith Press). Gift of Chuck Stutzman.
Identifier: QSPC 2018.005
Scope and Contents Four 16 x 20” color photographs of the 1982 World’s Fair site. Taken by Marvin Dockery. Signed and numbered 20/100.
Identifier: PC 0091
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.
Identifier: PC 0026
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.014
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair Sunsphere Attraction Sneak Preview ticket no. 049440. Good only for April 30, 1982. Price $1.50. Orange ticket with image of Sunsphere and fireworks.
Identifier: Ephemera 1991.001
Scope and Contents (Posters) 1991 Operation Desert Storm poster: “Operation Desert Storm Featuring U.S. Patriot vs. Iraqi Scud. Now playing, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.” Gift of David Creekmore, 2000.
Identifier: Artifact 2020.007
Scope and Contents Coin honoring 2011 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association (ETVMA) Medal of Honor recipient 1st Lieutenant Alexander (Sandy) Bonnyman, Jr. The 1 5/8” diameter gold-colored coin has an image of Lt. Bonnyman on the front with his date of action (November 22, 1943), hometown (Knoxville, Tenn.), and branch of service (Marine Corps). Reverse has color ETVMA logo and “Honor Our Fallen” The coins are distributed at the annual Medal of Honor Evening with a limited number available...
Identifier: Artifact 2019.026
Scope and Contents Coin honoring 2017 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association (ETVMA) Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant James E. "Buck" Karnes. The 1 5/8” diameter gold-colored coin has an image of Lt. Bonnyman on the front with his date of action (October 8, 1918), hometown (Knoxville, Tenn.), and branch of service (Army). Reverse has color ETVMA logo and “Honor Our Fallen” The coins are distributed at the annual Medal of Honor Evening with a limited number available afterward to the public....
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.111
Scope and Contents Includes complete set of 2017 Connect publication of the East Tennessee Foundation (4 volumes), information about the East Tennessee Foundation, and information on The Delaney Project from the March 14, 2018 Leadership Meeting.
Identifier: Artifact 2020.008
Scope and Contents Coin honoring 2019 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association (ETVMA) Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Elbert L. Kinser. The 1 5/8” diameter gold-colored coin has an image of Sgt. Kinser on the front with his date of action (May 4, 1945), hometown (Greeneville, Tenn.), and branch of service (Marine Corps). Reverse has color ETVMA logo and “Honor Our Fallen” The coins are distributed at the annual Medal of Honor Evening with a limited number available afterward to the public. ...
Identifier: Artifact 2020.010
Scope and Contents Two Premier level weekend pass wristbands and an information flyer for the 2020 Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tenn. March 26-29. The event was canceled due to COVID-19.
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.
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 4395
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- Knoxville (Tenn.) 543
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