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Artifacts from the 1982 World’s Fair, mostly examples of souvenirs that were authorized by the Fair.
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.
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.
Four 16 x 20” color photographs of the 1982 World’s Fair site. Taken by Marvin Dockery. Signed and numbered 20/100.
1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“A cabin in the Smokies” (Oil painting by Wiley Oakley).
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)
“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.
A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns. Powells Station, Knox County, Tenn. Transcriber and whereabouts of the original mss diary unidentified.
Lawson McGhee Library “America at War” film forum, 1943
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.
October 25, 1854, letter from A. (Arnold) Guyot, geographer, Cambridge, Mass., to Prof. B. Silliman. ALS 4 pp. Re: sending and receiving books.
A history of electricity in Knoxville researched and written by Robert A. Skeene, Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB). Handwritten. Photocopy.
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