Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
The Thomas Amis Papers and the Amis Family Collection. Thomas Amis was a pioneer settler of upper East Tennessee. He was a community leader who operated a tavern, a distillery, and a saw mill. His house was near the Ebbing and Flowing Spring and still stands today. Includes the Thomas Amis Account Books 1783-1797. The Amis Family Papers include a store Day Book (1801-1807), and another 1832-1844. Also other documents. A later item is the T. J. Amis Notebook 1847-1872.
Box 1: Account books and ledgers; Sunday School Minute book; blank East Tennessee National Bank checkbook; First National Bank (Morristown, Tenn.) deposit books; notebooks, etc. Box 2: Cancelled checks 1901-1911 (bulk 1906-1907); Correspondence; Insurance papers; Deeds; School reports for Nellie Nenney; Business papers; Personal correspondence
Personal correspondence of Isaac and Elijah Copy of Rogersville, Tenn. Letters and receipts. One 1904 letter describes conditions in Washington state for those who might be considering moving there. Also one letter that describes life and working conditions in the North Carolina mountains.
Fourteen letters to Eliza Ruth Fain (Mrs. George Powell), Rogersville, Tenn., from family and husband. 1822-1864. Subjects include family news, business matters, travels, Eliza’s marriage (August 1836), Tennessee House of Representatives (October 1836), steamboats (1859, 1860), and the Civil War (1864).
Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E.. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)
Newspaper clipping of “Address of Joseph B. Heiskell, Esq., delivered at Rogersville, Tennessee, upon the occasion of the funeral of Lieut. Robert D. Powel, who was killed in an engagement with the Tories, at Barbourville, Kentucky, on Thursday morning, September 19, 1861”
Early,(no date), coverless letter to Richard Mitchell, Rogersville, Tenn. from niece Amelia C. Nott, in Limestone, Tenn. Also addressed to J. R. Mitchell and includes separate sections written to other family members in Rogersville. Mentions names of cousins and other relatives. 4 pgs. No post or charges marked.
Letter attacking the Directors of the Bank of Tennessee, Rogersville, Tenn., written in April 1844 possibly by Stockley Donelson Mitchell.
Material collected by Paul Fink of Jonesboro, Tenn. Includes: Rugby information; early East Tennessee school catalogs; and miscellaneous periodical publications. See listing with box. Includes catalogs for Greeneville College (1855), McMinn Academy (1853, 1854, 1856) Odd Fellows Female College, Rogersville (1851, 1856), View of the University of Tennessee Campus (1890s).
Collection of black and white photographs of Walter Patrick Gang and his wife, Marian, at the Pressman’s Home outside Rogersville, Tennessee and other locations around the area. Photos are in an old album and are not labeled.
Five color photographs of Rogers Cemetery in Rogersville, Hawkins County (Tenn.)
Burial place of Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) and Mary Amis Rogers (1768-1833); David Crockett (1729-1777) and Elizabeth Crockett (1730-1777) - Davy Crockett’s grandparents killed by Native Americans