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Scope and Contents Archibald Roane, Governor of Tennessee, signature on 1804 commission for Justices of the Peace in Greene County, Tenn: Beriah Frazier, Cornelius Newman, Robert Gwinn, Alexander McCoppen, Moses Moore, Valentine Callahan, John Russell, James Stinson, John Jones (Capt.), Leonard Dell. Knoxville, Tenn. November 4, 1804. Wm. Macklin, Secretary. ADS 1 pc. Wax seal.
Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center)
Identifier: APD 0027
Scope and Contents Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing. (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center) “The site of the Holston Treaty, Volunteer Landing was destined to become a waterfront destination that residents and visitors of Knoxville could enjoy daily. In 1988, a Waterfront Task Force was established to study and develop recommendations for the protection, enhancement, and development of the seven-mile stretch of waterfront space along the Tennessee River. One of the Task...
Identifier: APD 0040
Scope and Contents Plans for the original Custom House and for alterations and addition (1979-2005) all of which were done by Barber & McMurry.
Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office (Photocopies from the National Archives) (sheet 10 only)
Identifier: APD 0014
Scope and Contents Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office. (Photocopies from the National Archives) (Sheet 10, Elevation of the Prince Street (west) side of the Custom House
Architectural plans for the residence of Mr. N. E. Logan, Lyons View, 1929. Frank O. Barber, architect (copies) (Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Samples)
Identifier: APD 0002
Scope and Contents Architectural plans for the residence of Mr. N. E. Logan, Lyons View, 1929. Frank O. Barber, architect. 5 sheets ( ground floor, first floor, second floor, garden front & north front elevations, east end and west end elevations). Photocopies.
Identifier: PC 0083
Scope and Contents 8"x10” b&w copy negatives of panoramic photographs. Copy negs made by Gamma Photo in Chicago, 1/1999.
Identifier: MSC 0624
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photostats, typescripts, and translations of original documents in the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, Spain. The documents were selected by historian A. P. Whitaker while he was doing research in the Archives. The project was financed by a gift from Mrs. C. M. McClung. The items selected were those which had some connection to the early history of Tennessee and the old frontier Southwest in the 18th and early 19th century.
Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.
Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties. The...
Identifier: MSC 0540
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Papers – Hileman Materials Collection is a collection of Armstrong correspondence and associated materials dating from 1880 to 1949. The papers were collected by Frances Hileman and later acquired by the McClung Collection. All of the letters in the Armstrong Papers-Hileman Material relate to Susie Armstrong or her extended family. Susie Armstrong was born Susie Norman in 1868 in Knox County, Tennessee, and married Thaddeus Armstrong in 1890. They had two children, Beatrice born...
Identifier: SPC 2014.009
Scope and Contents SPC 2014.009.001 Group of five men, all unidentified except man on far right, Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833 Columbia, Tenn.-1903, Johnson City, Tenn.). 5x7.5” sepia print mounted on backing. 1 pc. SPC 2014.009.002 Jane Mayes Arnell (1856-1923), [daughter of Samuel Mayes Arnell]. 4x6” sepia print mounted on board. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870s-1880s
Identifier: MSC 0576
Scope and Contents The collection includes documents, photographs, posters, printings plates, architectural plans, and artifacts Schwarzbart, Arnold, Avrum ‘Sruel ben Yitzchak Aryeh v Frumme Ratzah, age 73, of Knoxville, beloved husband of Mary Linda and devoted friend, passed away on Monday morning, March 16, 2015, at home. Arnold was born in Russia during World War II and began school in Vienna. In 1951, he came to Knoxville with the help of his grandfather’s cousin, Max Friedman, knowing no English. His family...
Identifier: SPC 2020.002
Scope and Contents Set of black & white negatives of “Arrows to Atoms” mail train. Photographs printed in McClung darkroom. Also includes copies of newspaper articles about the mail train.A horse and wagon mail train that originated in Knoxville (Tenn.) 28 July 1958. It was intended to go to Los Angeles by special approval of the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the overland mail delivery which was discontinued in the early 1860s. The plan was not successful and the mail train hit trouble in...
Scope and Contents Letter from Arthur Lee and Samuel Osgood, Board of Treasury, to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of the Loan Office for the State of Pennsylvania. ALS 1 p. Re: ‘circular,’ send copies of acts re: copper coinage.
Article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday.
Scope and Contents Typed article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday (photocopy).
Scope and Contents ”As I Remember My Childhood” by Florence M. Irwin, 1992. Memories of growing up in Grainger County, Tenn., in the early part of the 20th century. TS 18 pp. (+ photocopies of two letters of acknowledgment).
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.002
Scope and Contents Asheville, North Carolina. “In the Land of the Sky’ brochure. No date. Designed and written for the Asheville Chamber of Commerce by the W.H. Davis Advertising Agency, and printed by the Biltmore Press. Includes photographs by George Masa and others (not identified as to who took which pictures). Includes pictures of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 1 pc. (far right edge trimmed too closely).
Scope and Contents Record of proceedings of meetings of the Associate (sic.) Charities of Knoxville, 1888-1890. Includes list of members and contributors at back of volume. 1 handwritten, bound volume, with pages tipped in.
Scope and Contents Associate Reformed Church of the South subscription list. Near the head of Mill Creek, 17th(?) Civil District, Knox County, Tenn. December 20, 1853. Signed by: James Kennedy, Samuel Kennedy, J. W.(?) Ramsey, J. G. M. Ramsey, Samuel Pickle, Robert Armstrong, Alexan. Armstrong, Hugh Campbell, Jacob Pickle, James Gibson, James Campbell, Mary J. Armstrong, Moses Armstrong, John Kennedy, James Coker, James Kennedy Jr., Adam B. Blake, James K. Blake, A__ Armstrong, Thos. McMillan(?), Will Goddard,...
Identifier: MSC 0215
Scope and Contents 1 folder: ARMA: Knoxville-East Tennessee Chapter, 1990s. [Rec’d from Knox County Archives , 7-20-2012]. Added to Box 3.
Identifier: Artifact 2010.002
Scope and Contents Association of Tennessee Sheriffs. 1st Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, 1905 (ribbon for badge).
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 020
Scope and Contents Bolivar Female Academy, Madisonville, Tenn., 1867 catalog. closing school song, and opening session announcement; Greeneville Female Academy circular, n.d.; Jonesborough Female Academy circular, 1844; Sweetwater College commencement invitation 1891.
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 027
Scope and Contents Red Path Chautauqua program, Harriman, Tenn., ca. 1914; Southern Railway ticket stub, Bearden to Lenoir City, 1924; train schedule between Knoxville and Middlesboro, etc.. ca. 1903 (photocopy of fragile original); schedule for the steamer “Mary Elizabeth,” 1923 (torn); Home Coming Dining Room business card, Knoxville, no date.
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 019
Scope and Contents Placemat for a supper given by the ladies of Knoxville for the benefit of Camp 104, S. of V., Sept. 30, 1886; printed Brownlow-Haws receipt, Knoxville, 1867; “Regular Democratic Nominations” card, 1888; Christmas program from First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, 1892; Knox County Central High School commencement invitation, 1911; May 1932 “Red and White” Boyd Junior High School journal featuring a “Washington Bicentennial Pageant.”
Identifier: SPC 2018.009
Scope and Contents 8 X 10” B&W photograph adhered to piece of glass. At Queen Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn. Six men in military uniforms with framed military portraits and large painting, Uncle Sam on poster. “Fighting In France” on posters and the marquee. 1918. .
Identifier: MSC 0027
Scope and Contents Seven volumes of Athene Circle minute books in one banker’s box; Minutes of the Athenae Literary Club, March 1, 1897-May 7, 1900; Minutes of the Athene Club, Oct. 1, 1900-May 2, 1904; Minutes of the Athene Circle, Oct. 1904-May 20, 1906; Records of the Athene Circle, minutes, Oct. 2, 1916-May 21, 1928; Minutes of the Athene Circle, Oct. 21, 1928-April 17, 1939; Oct. 1, 1939-Dec. 15, 1956; Jan. 7, 1957-May 24, 1970. Four Athene Circle scrapbooks, ca. 1904-1974. One group photograph, May 1910....
Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, Clinton, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0821
Scope and Contents Attorney Calvin J. Sawyer’s manuscript volumes of claims from after the Civil War, lecture notes from 1855, and notes from the Clinton Debating Society, 1866. Clinton, Tenn. (He studied law in New York State). L. C. Houk mentioned at beginning of Clinton Debating Society notes. 8 manuscript volumes.
Dates: 1855, 1866
Identifier: QSPC 2016.011
Scope and Contents Ault Family Photograph, 1904. Group portrait of family of Joel Kelly Ault (1834-1914) All persons identified on verso.
Scope and Contents Presidential pardon (Andrew Johnson) to Austin Hall, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Acting Secretary of State Seward. May 16, 1866. pfa 1 pc.
Authorization to practice law, Jefferson County, Territory South of the River Ohio. July 23, 1792 (facsimile).
Scope and Contents Facsimile copy of July 23, 1792, document re: court held in the newly created county of Jefferson, Territory South of the River Ohio. Lists justices of the peace (including Alexander Outlaw), clerk, sheriff, and those authorized to practice law (including Alexander Outlaw, William Cocke, and donor’s note on back indicates John Sevier’s name was cut off from the copy). AD 1 pc.
Identifier: Artifact 2011.001
Scope and Contents Artifact 2011.001.01 Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge, a Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1930). Extracts from The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge is in small typeface with about sixty words per page in twelve lines in 129 pages. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1930), and Washington’s Farewell Address (1932). The miniature books in this collection were created by the Kingsport Press...