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African American Woman and Shannondale School Group

Identifier: SPC 1995.025
Scope and Contents Full length portrait of (African-American ?) woman, with sticker at bottom: “A Merry Xmas To The Family From Sue.” Found in old gift book in 1991, no additional ID.; Shannondale School group, grade 2, 1967-1968. 5x7” color in holder. Belonged to Linda, age 7.
Dates: 1960s

Agee portraits

Identifier: SPC 2017.005
Scope and Contents Three 8 x 10” copy photographs and 3 copy negs. (made March 1989). SPC 2017.005.001 James (Rufus) Agee and Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee), ca. 1912. SPC 2017.005.002 James (Rufus) Agee, center; Josephine Stone (Mrs. Fred Breeding) with dog; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee). SPC 2017.005.003 James (Rufus) Agree, front center; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee) in back row with dark hat.
Dates: ca. 1912

Agnes Bowers Jenkins genealogical research.

Identifier: MSC 0720
Scope and Contents Genealogical research done by Agnes Bowers Jenkins. Some Sevier County names, many photocopies. Surnames include: Householder, Huffaker, Hines, Rose, Clack, Bowers, Boling, Stith, Kennon, Worsham, Randles.
Dates: 1980s-1990s

Aileen Seilaz Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Aileen Seilaz manuscripts

Identifier: MSC 0118
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes manuscripts and typescripts of fiction and movie scripts.
Dates: undated

Airplane Filling Station photographs and blueprints. (Gift of Mrs. Elmer Nickle)

Identifier: APD 0028
Scope and Contents Material on the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway (near Callahan Road), built in 1929 by Henry and Elmer Nickle. Collection includes: original 5x7” photograph of the Airplane Filling Station; one 11x14” copy photograph of Airplane Filling Station (with Henry & Elmer Nickle); 193_ estimate from Cockrum Lumber Company (materials to build Airplane Filling Station); September 6, 1998 article by Barbara Asbury in Knoxville News-Sentinel with photograph and caption about Airplane...
Dates: 1920s-1930s

Alan Atkin Collection.

Identifier: PAS 0101
Scope and Contents Knoxville airports scrapbooks (1954-59; 1959-63; 1964-68; 1969-74); photographs of airport, Amra Grotto; U. T. football (scrapbook), masonic apron in frame; baseball and political ephemera (father Arthur Atkin) U. T. Football scrapbooks (1934-1974); sheet music (printed and handwritten scores), trumpet mute shaped like small hat, photographs
Dates: 1954-1974

Alan Shayne Collection (All the Way Home)

Identifier: PC 0075
Scope and Contents Alan Shayne Collection (All the Way Home) Photographs made during the filming of the movie “All the Way Home” in East Tennessee in 1963.
Dates: 1963

Albers Drug Company Collection. (ESAC) (Gift of Edward (‘Bud’) S. Albers, Jr.).

Identifier: MSC 0615
Scope and Contents Records of the Albers Drug Company. Includes photographs, architectural plans and drawings, ledgers, account books, papers, etc. The oldest document is the collection is the Chamberlain, Sanford, & Albers Incorporation and Minutes Book, 1896-1943. The embossing seal for “Albers Drug Co., Knoxville, Tenn.” is also in the collection. The Albers Drug Company was sold to Walker Drug Company of Birmingham, Ala. in 1995. Edward S. “Bud” Albers, Jr. (1925-2016) was a major figure in Knoxville...
Dates: 1896-1995

Albert A. Fagala

Identifier: SPC 2015.011
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.011.001 Albert A. Fagala. Ca. 1870s. Tintype in matte. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870s

Albert A. Muller letter/circular, 1832.

Identifier: MM.1987.003
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.
Dates: 1832

Albert Milani (portrait photograph)

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

Albert Miller Lea Day, Blaine, Tenn. (2016).

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.027
Scope and Contents Albert Miller Lea Day, Blaine, Tenn. (2016); 3rd annual celebration
Dates: 2016

Albert Miller Lea letter to I. K. Tefft. May 12, 1852.

Identifier: MM.1999.019
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.
Dates: 1852

Albert O. Brown letter to father, March 24, [1861].

Identifier: MM.1987.004
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

Albert Van Gilder’s scrapbooks on Knoxville, Tenn. 8 volumes.

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

Alberta Ahler Photographs

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).
Dates: undated

Alberta Ahler Photographs

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.
Dates: undated

Alberta and Carson Brewer Collection.

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...
Dates: 1962-1964

Alberta and Carson Brewer Manuscript of “Valley So Wild.”

Identifier: MSC 0195
Scope and Contents Alberta and Carson Brewer Manuscript of “Valley So Wild.” (Includes slides, artwork)
Dates: 1975

Albion (New York), Virginia Plough-Boy and Williamsburg Weekly Advocate, Mirror(newspapers)

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

Album of Albert Chavannes, 1853.

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.
Dates: 1850-1870

Album of Knoxville History (Trivia); Album on Millenium Manor Castle, Alcoa, Tenn.

Identifier: PAS 0108
Scope and Contents Album of Knoxville History (Trivia); Album on Millenium Manor Castle, Alcoa (Tenn.).
Dates: 1958-2008

Album of pictures taken by A. C. Killefer

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

Alderson and Fort Letters and documents.

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)
Dates: 1820-1970

Alex Haley letter to Patti Lindsay

Identifier: MM.2020.008
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
Dates: 1986

Alexander A. Arthur Family Papers (Middlesboro, Ky., and Mascot, Tenn.)

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
Dates: 1846-1912

Alexander Douglass’s commission as Captain in 10th Regiment of Tennessee Militia, 1813. Signed by Governor Willie Blount.

Identifier: MM.1999.013
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).
Dates: 1813

Alexander Hamilton letter, 1792.

Identifier: MM.1981.197
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.
Dates: 1792

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)
Dates: undated