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Rogersville (Tenn.)  

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Amis Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0235
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1783-1872

Catherine Taylor Miller notebook, 1929.

Identifier: MM.1979.007
Scope and Contents 1929 notebook / journal compiled by Catherine Taylor Miller as she visited Rogersville, Jonesboro, Dandridge, and Wartburg. Notes include the history of places visited.
Dates: 1929

Cope Correspondence, Rogersville, Tenn., 1884-1915.

Identifier: MSC 0840
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1884-1915

Eliza Fain Powell letters, 1822-1864.

Identifier: MM.1979.066
Scope and Contents 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).
Dates: 1822-1864

Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)

Identifier: SPC 2019.012
Scope and Contents Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E.. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)
Dates: 1870-1980

Joseph B. Heiskell address at Funeral of Lieut. Robert D. Powel

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.229
Scope and Contents 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”
Dates: 1861

Letter, Amelia Nott to Richard Mitchell, Rogersville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2011.025
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: undated

Letter attacking the Directors of the Bank of Tennessee, Rogersville, Tenn., written in April 1844 possibly by Stockley Donelson Mitchell.

Identifier: MM.2011.015
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins Co., Rogersville, 1844. Scathing, attacking letter to the Pres. & Directors of Bank of Tenn., Rogersville. The letter states that the writer's wishes and opinions were ignored or otherwise not solicited by the Bank, causing this invective attack on Board and specifically, Absolom Kyle, a "vindictive" person. Writer states how Kyle was deviously involved in the appointments of the new Board, and how Kyle views his fellow man as his enemy. Incomplete and unsigned, 2 pages, with...
Dates: 1844

Paul Fink Collection--Rugby and Early East Tennessee Schools.

Identifier: MSC 0061
Scope and Contents 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). Paul M. Fink (1892-1980) was a native of Jonesborough, Tennessee and lifelong student of the history and culture of...
Dates: 1855-1890, 1926-1935

Pressman’s Home Photo Album

Identifier: PAS 0182
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1945

Rogers Cemetery Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.098
Scope and Contents 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
Dates: unknown

Rogersville Review (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0026
Scope and Contents Rogersville Review (newspapers)
Dates: 1946-1966

Watterson Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0025
Scope and Contents Papers of William H. Watterson (1836-1908), son of Henry and Lydia Hutchisson Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn. William H. Watterson attended Emory and Henry College in Virginia and studied law under L. C. Haynes. He served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1865 and practiced law in Rogersville, Tenn. He married Minerva B. Riley in 1870. He was clerk and master of the chancery court of Hawkins County, the mayor of Rogersville, and a United States Commissioner. Papers include: personal and...
Dates: 1780-1908