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Scope and Contents Circular. Addressed to my friends and the Members of the Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa. From Albert A. Muller. September 26, 1832. Re: split in the congregation and his role in it. + letter written on the same paper from Albert A. Muller, Tuscaloosa, Ala., October 5, 1832, to James McClung, Huntsville. ALS 1 p. Mentions coming to see church at Clarksville, Tenn. Tape damage; hole in center.
Identifier: SPC 2016.028
Scope and Contents Albert Milani (1891-1977) was born in Carrara, Italy. He was hired by Candoro Marble as their chief carver in 1927 and worked on many of their most prominent projects over the next three decades. An iconic photograph from his work shows him carving the eagles for the new Knoxville courthouse and post office. in 1932. (portrait photograph)
Dates: ca. 1950
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.027
Scope and Contents Albert Miller Lea Day, Blaine, Tenn. (2016); 3rd annual celebration
Scope and Contents Letter from Albert Miller Lea, Flint Hill, near Knoxville, Tenn., to I. K. Tefft, Savannah, Ga. May 14, 1852. ALS 1 p. Re: fulfilling Tefft’s request for an autograph of Hu L. White; Lea living in the home of the late Judge White; where White is buried.
Scope and Contents Letter from Albert O. Brown, Mossy Creek, E. Tenn., to Father and Mother (Dr. George R. Brown, Murray County, Ga.). ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.) + envelope with free frank usage (Free P.M.). Re: thank you for money; in school; attended sermon by Mr. Tipton of Panther Springs, Tenn.; ‘ignomious state of Tennessee’; abolitionists in area; would rather be in the Confederacy; border states disgruntled with Abe Lincoln.
Dates: circa 1861
Identifier: PAS 0165
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks compiled by Albert Van Gilder of Knoxville. Undated. Ca. 1880s-1910s. 8 volumes. Contains handwritten memories; programs; invitations; clippings and articles; George F. Mellen newspapers columns; stickers, etc.
Dates: circa 1880s-1910s
Identifier: SPC 1995.018
Scope and Contents Unidentified young child in chair, outdoors; unidentified house (probably Knoxville), exterior (note on back: part missing, Main Street, first home in town, Grandma Webb died in 1910).
Identifier: SPC 1995.007 a&b
Scope and Contents SPC 1995.007a: W.T. Webb Grocery Store, 946 South Seventh Street (later Fifteenth Street), Knoxville, Tenn. L-r: Harley Webb or Melvin Webb, W.T. Webb, ?, Lafayette (‘Fate’) Webb.5x7” sepia, mounted.; SPC 1995.007b: Home Guard (men in military uniform with rifles, drums). Front row, 5th man kneeling from left is Joseph Albert Ahler. 7x 9 1/4”. sepia, mounted.
Identifier: MSC 0351
Scope and Contents Includes two slide shows often presented by Alberta Brewer (slides were taken by her): on “Lower Little T “ (Little Tennessee River), 100 slides + 2 sheets of notes (Ft. Loudoun, Tellico area, Baker’s Creek, National campground, etc., Morganton, Tellico Dam), ca. 1975, 1988, and “Upper Little T”, 99 slides + 2 pp. notes (Rabun Gap, Macon, Swain, Indians, Fontana scenery, Cades Cove, Happy Valley, 1976, rev. 1988; 2 empty slide carousels; ‘Dyergrams,’ 9 pcs. of original art by cartoonist Bill...
Identifier: MSC 0195
Scope and Contents Alberta and Carson Brewer Manuscript of “Valley So Wild.” (Includes slides, artwork)
Identifier: NWP 0090
Scope and Contents Albion (New York), Virginia Plough-Boy and Williamsburg Weekly Advocate.(only one issue 12-3-1827)
Dates: 1826-1829, 1839-1842
Identifier: MM.1993.021 a&b
Scope and Contents Album of Albert Chavannes (1841-1913), a French-speaking Swiss American of Knoxville, presented to him by his aunt Anna Francillon Chavannes. Contains writings in French (poems) and sketches, most done in pencil and signed. MM.1993.021 a: is the original album MM.1993.021 b: photocopy of the album. Cover is missing; loose pages.
Identifier: PAS 0108
Scope and Contents Album of Knoxville History (Trivia); Album on Millenium Manor Castle, Alcoa (Tenn.).
Identifier: QSPC 2012.001
Scope and Contents Photograph album of pictures taken by A.C. Killefer of subjects in the Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee. Ca. 1890s 41 sepia prints glued in homemade album. Prints about 4.5 x 8.25”.
Dates: circa 1890s
Identifier: MSC 0525
Scope and Contents Alderson family and Fort family of Hawkins County, Rogersville, Bulls Gap. Includes some information on Ellen Alderson (d. 7-23-1954)
Scope and Contents 1) Letter from Alex Haley to Patti Lindsay (Arts and Crafts Instructor of the Girls Club of Knoxville) re: his payment of $125 plus additional $25 for a carton of 50 cornshuck dolls sent to him previously. ALS. January 27, 1986. + envelope
2) copy of article on Alex Haley from December 19, 1985 Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
2) copy of article on Alex Haley from December 19, 1985 Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
Identifier: MSC 0097
Scope and Contents Arthur Family Papers (Middlesboro, Ky., and Mascot Tenn.) Alexander A. Arthur (1846- 1912) a Scottish-born engineer and entrepreneur who founded Scottish-Carolina Timber and Land Company; later founder of Middlesboro, Also includes 3 cassette tapes on Normandy World War II and perhaps Arthur family
Alexander Douglass’s commission as Captain in 10th Regiment of Tennessee Militia, 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount.
Scope and Contents Commission as Captain in 10th Regiment of Tennessee Militia to Alexander Douglass, Knox County, Tenn. 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. DS 1 pc. (seal missing; hole in document).
Scope and Contents June 7, 1792, letter from A. (Alexander) Hamilton, Treasury Department, to Thomas Willing, president of the Bank of the United States. ALS 1 p. Transmitting the President’s ratification of a loan made to the United States by the Bank.
Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Ephemera (Brochures, Menus, 50th Anniversary Map Oak Ridge Mock-up for street sign, transparencies).
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.024
Scope and Contents Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge, Tenn.. Ephemera (Brochures, Menus, 50th Anniversary Map oak Ridge Mock-up for street sign, transparencies)
Scope and Contents Affidavit signed by A[lexander] Outlaw re: case of McCall’s Lissee[sic.] vs. Bufort. ADS 1 pc. Dated as pre-1800 by the seller.
Scope and Contents Appointment of Alexander Outlaw Ayres as Adjutant of the 14th Regt. of the Tennessee Militia in Roane County, Tenn. Signed by Abrick(?) Allison, Col., 14th Regt. Militia. April 14, 1823. ADS 1 p. Photostat
Scope and Contents Alfred A. and Robert L. Taylor material: printed etched portrait of each man, 1 pc.; campaign button “The People -- Our Bob” 1 pc. (in envelope); “The War of the Roses” / “Bob” Taylor brochure re: “The Paradise of Fools” lecture series, 1893-1894. 1 pc.
Scope and Contents March 5, 1826 letter from Alfred Balch, Nashville, to Archibald D. Murphy, N. C. ALS 3 pp. Mentions land and legal cases; _____ Polk and land; financial situation and A&S (?) and Clay Conspiracy and William H. Crawford.
Identifier: FB 0064
Scope and Contents Family Bible of Alfred Burns. One page of family entries for Burns and Bell families. 1833.
Alfred Easley’s petition to get daughter back from Texas; P. M. Senter document to Freedman’s Bureau, 1871.
Scope and Contents November 20, 1871, letter from P. M. Senter, Court Clerk of Grainger County, Rutledge, Tenn., to Capt. Walker, U. S. A., In Charge of Freedman’s Bureau, Knoxville, Tenn. Requests assistance to bring back Manda, the daughter of former slave Alfred Easley, who went to Texas in 1854. ALS 1 pc. (2 pp.) December 9, 1871, petition of Alfred Easley, of Color (former slave of W. Easley), Rutledge, Grainger County, Tenn., to Major General O. O. Howard, Chief of the Freedman’s Bureau, Washington City,...
Scope and Contents Alice Bell Community material borrowed for copying (scanning and prints from scans); original material returned to lender. Includes Alice Bell Civic League letter, 1947; Eddie Williams, Park City Lowry School Safety Patrol certificate; Alice Bell Parent Teacher Community Club minutes, 1920’s-1930.
Identifier: MSC 0713
Scope and Contents Alice Lynn Howell Collection. Includes genealogy and notes for biography on Dr. William Hunt. 2 photograph albums of snapshots of ETHS, McClung Collection events + photograph albums including historic family photographs + 1 box of her book “Adventures of a Nineteenth Century Medic [William Hunt]
Identifier: MSC 0786
Scope and Contents Includes Henley family Bible, 1869 (includes family records); family pictures; photostats of David Henley documents; land dispute between Carson and Williamson in Monroe County, Tenn.; Arthur Henley estate papers; Samuel Henley documents Charlestown, Mass.; Day book, Chota, 1839-1844; Day Book Pleasant Hills, 1852-1858; Scrapbook; Thomas Henley record book, Chota, 1853, medical visits and accounts; Barclay McGhee fabric from draperies
Identifier: MSC 0787
Scope and Contents Most of this collection is concerned with Fort Loudon, early East Tennessee history, historic preservation and the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities. The collection includes manuscripts, documents, papers, slides and photographs. Associated microfilm was added to the microfilm collection. Boxes of files and papers. There were small collections of original manuscripts from William Blount and Charles Campbell which are cataloged separately.