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Form letter from Alex Haley promoting his book Roots and requesting genealogy stories for the new weekly television show he was pursuing about long-separated families who finally discovered each other.
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
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.
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).
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).
Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge, Tenn.. Ephemera (Brochures, Menus, 50th Anniversary Map oak Ridge Mock-up for street sign, transparencies)
-Rate/Reservation card (1982) -Brochure -Knoxville News-Sentinel article (11/13/1983) -Envelope printed with letterhead -Room card for Room 218 -Local Points of Interest sheet with map -Stationery (3 sheets)
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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
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.
Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. MiniaPress Printed and Published by Edmund S. Wood. Printed in the U.S.A. No date. Miniature book. Green cover with gold embossing. 1 vol.
Color poster from the movie “All The Way Home.” Starring Jean Simmons and Robert Preston. 1963. 27x41.” Based on the novel “A Death in the Family” by James Agee. #63/304.
Undated wedding portrait of Mariam Guthrie (Mrs. George Martin). B&W 8x10” (fingerprints on front of print). By Thompson’s. 1 pc.; Both items found in a 1924 Carson Newman College yearbook, The Appalachian. photograph of George & Gene just out of swimming pool. (note on back signed Kathryn). sepia. 4x5” 1 pc.
-8 black & white photos of family members with identifications, mostly taken on Oklahoma Avenue. 1920s-1940s
-Group black & white photo of Local 457 International Woodworkers of America, Knoxville Tennessee November 15, 1946.
Alliance for a Better Tomorrow Knoxville Interfaith Network
Papers of Rev. J. Hayes Allin of Chattanooga, Presbyterian minister and real estate investor, largely 1880s-1900s. Interests include real estate, poultry raising, hunting, inventions. Calendar of the first gift. 1934-1935. Remainder of his correspondence donated in a second gift.
Photographs of Alma Bolton, many taken by her first husband Harold H. White, First Lt. U. S. Air Force, 323rd Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group Heavy, died 2-22-1944 in Margraten, Netherlands. Alma Bolton White married Thomas B. Mayfield, III of Athens. She died in 1969 aged 50.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority programs, ca. 1939-1941. Alpha Pi Omega Chapter. From the estate of Olive Hannum.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents “Adam and Eva” at Austin High School, March 14 (no year). 1 pc. cast listed on front, autographs printed on inner spread and back page. Alpha Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents the internationally famous Etta Motten. Knoxville High School Auditorium. March 3, 1939. Autographed on the front. 1 pc. Alpha Pi Omega Glee Club of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Sevier County High School. March 25, 1941. 1 pc.
Genealogical research done by Alton Greene of Sanger, Texas, on the Greene, Marion, and related families. Many of the families were from Hancock County Tenn. See finding aid for list of names.
Check to Bradus & Cheens for $26.28 written by Sgt. Alvin C. York on May 15, 1946, Union Bank, Jamestown, Tenn. DS 1 pc.
Genealogical research by Alya Dean Smith Irwin on the Jackson, Winton, Montgomery, Johnson, Fuqua, etc., families. See finding aid for the collection.
Programs from recitals and concerts, primarily from Knoxville (Tenn.) flued onto scrapbook pages, some loose. Includes Daily Official Program from Guilmant Recital (October 13, 1904) at St. Louis World’s Fair. Several pages have pencil drawings. Many loose pages; pages crumbling on edges.
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 4471
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 18
- Photographs 734
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 560
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 230
- Scrapbooks 173
- Ephemera 172
- Genealogy 152
- Portraits 147
- Bibles 138
- Schools 135
- Ledgers and account books 116
- Knox County (Tenn.) 112
- Correspondence 111
- Clubs and organizations 110
- Deeds 102
- Business enterprises 95
- African Americans 87
- Group portraits 86
- American newspapers -- Local editions 81
- Artifacts 79
- Politics and government 73 ∧ less
- English 1036
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 15
- Welsh 6
- French 4
- German 2