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Briscoe, William Russell, Sr., 1899-1979

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Briscoe, W. Russell. “The Great Gay Street Fire” April 8, 1897.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.014
Scope and Contents

Briscoe, W. Russell. “The Great Gay Street Fire” April 8, 1897 (Photocopy of typed notes that artist used to talk about his painting of the Gay Street Fire).

Dates: undated

Mrs. Russell Briscoe Scrapbooks (Gift of Margaret "Peggy" Rochelle).

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0144
Scope and Contents The collection is primarily scrapbooks dealing with her life and her family kept by Deas Sinkler Adams Briscoe (Mrs. Russell Briscoe,). She was from Kensington, Md. but her family was from S. C. Deas Adams (1902-1987) met Russell Briscoe (1899-1979) while he served in the military in Washington, D. C., during World War I. The couple were married in 1923. Russell Briscoe worked for J. E. Lutz Insurance eventually serving as executive vice president. He was also active in many civic...
Dates: 1920s-1980s

Ramsey House art print by Russell Briscoe, 1977. (prints)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 1977.001
Scope and Contents

Ramsey House print by Russell Briscoe. The print is signed and numbered by the artist in pencil: 415/1000, W. Russell Briscoe, lower left (the signature and date, 1977, of the original can be seen, lower right.)

Dates: 1977

Russell Briscoe Cartoons and Drawings from World War I and later.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0494
Scope and Contents Russell Briscoe Cartoons and Drawings from World War I and later. 44 cartoons on 10 numbered sheets, all signed W. R. Briscoe ‘19. Two cartoons on one unnumbered sheet. Four “Lazy Luke” cartoons of five panels each, each signed Briscoe (printed?) Six cartoons of German soldiers. One small pocket notebook of sketches of fellow marines from the 401st Battalion of the United States Marines, “assembled Oct. 29, 1918 to take part in the world war against the HUN.” Humorous sketches of fellow...
Dates: 1918-1919

Russell Briscoe. Poster for the exhibition of the Russell Briscoe paintings exhibited at the Museum of East Tennessee History

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2012.004
Scope and Contents

Poster for the exhibition of the Russell Briscoe paintings. Museum of East Tennessee History exhibit “Images of Home and Heritage: 70 Paintings, 190 Years of History, 1 Unique Exhibition” October 19, 2009 through February 7, 2010 1 pc., color Poster shows images of two his paintings + Mr. Briscoe at easel (with a third painting on the easel)

Dates: 2009 - 2010

Russell Briscoe “The History of Knoxville” series of illustrated presentations of his paintings (1973-1976).

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.016
Scope and Contents

Russell Briscoe “The History of Knoxville” series of illustrated presentations of his paintings (1973-1976); appears to have been compiled by Jody Ernest

Dates: 1973-1976

W. Russell Briscoe speech about 175th anniversary, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. October 29, 1967. (Photocopy).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.043
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a talk by W. Russell Briscoe at the First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville) 175th anniversary ceremonies, October 29, 1967. 7 pp. + biographical sketches of a cross-section of persons buried in the cemetery at the First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. Compiled by W. Russell Briscoe. October 29, 1967. 6 pp.

Dates: 1967