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1982 World’s Fair Pop-Up Advertisement Card

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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.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair posters.

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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.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair site

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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.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair slides, and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz

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Identifier: PC 0091
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Sneak Preview Pass

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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.
Dates: 1982

1991 Operation Desert Storm poster. Gift of David Creekmore, 2000. (posters)

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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.
Dates: 1991

2011 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association Limited Edition Coin

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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...
Dates: 2011

2017 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association Limited Edition Coin

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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....
Dates: 2017

2018 Informational Materials for the East Tennessee Foundation

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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.
Dates: 2018

2019 East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association Limited Edition Coin

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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. ...
Dates: 2019

2020 Big Ears Festival wristbands

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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.
Dates: 2020

A. A. Doak letter, 1865.

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Identifier: MM.1981.148
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.
Dates: 1865

A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men

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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...
Dates: 1828

A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible.

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Identifier: MM.2004.002
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.
Dates: 2002

A. C. Davis charges, 1867.

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Identifier: MM.1981.142
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.
Dates: 1967

A. C. Fletcher letters, 1880.

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Identifier: MM.1981.169
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.
Dates: 1880

A. C. Hutson, Jr. “The Coal Miners’ Insurrections,” serialized in “The Lafollette Press in 26 parts.

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Identifier: MM.2014.018
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.
Dates: 1885

A. C. Parrott Papers.

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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...
Dates: 1864-1899

“A cabin in the Smokies” (Oil painting by Wiley Oakley).

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Identifier: Artifact 2019.016
Scope and Contents “A cabin in the Smokies” (Oil painting by Wiley Oakley).
Dates: undated

A circular: to the voters of Knox County

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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.
Dates: 1857

“A Compilation of Gaines Family Data With Special Emphasis on the lineage of William and Isabella (Pendleton) Gaines.” By Calvin E. Sutherd. 1968. (genealogy)

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Identifier: MM.2004.009
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.
Dates: 1968-1972

A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns.

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Identifier: MM.2017.003
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.
Dates: 1874

A dinner party in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath

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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....
Dates: 1905

“A Film Forum Program,” Charlesanna Gox and Martha L. Ellison (ALA Forum, 1951).

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Identifier: Ephemera 2012.016
Scope and Contents Lawson McGhee Library “America at War” film forum, 1943
Dates: 1943-1951

A. G. Bogle journal, 1842-1858.

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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.
Dates: 1842-1858

A. G. Watkins letter to Col. William Bradford. February 12, 1856.

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Identifier: MM.1979.038
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.
Dates: 1856

A. Guyot letter, 1854.

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Identifier: MM.1981.195
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.
Dates: 1854

A history of electricity in Knoxville by Robert A. Skeene, Knoxville Utilities Board. Photocopy.

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Identifier: MM.1979.017
Scope and Contents A history of electricity in Knoxville researched and written by Robert A. Skeene, Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB). Handwritten. Photocopy.
Dates: 1950s

A History of the Knoxville Choral Society by William Melton.

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Identifier: MM.2016.013
Scope and Contents A History of the Knoxville Choral Society by William Melton “Twenty-five Years of Excellence” (1977)
Dates: 1977