Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
A Sermon By W. G. Brownlow. ‘A Sermon on Youth & Progress.’ Handwritten with tipped in sections of ‘Harris’s Sermons Of Important Subjects’ (printed) and other printed material in several places. 1 bound volume.
CDV of Father Abram Ryan in 1862 while in Knoxville.
Diary of David Fleming (May 4, 1799-1868), East Tennessee minister, May 1834-December 1845 (some gaps). Incomplete diary mentions preaching at Knoxville, Maryville, Morganton, Gallaher Creek, New Market, Dandridge, and Sevierville, Tenn.; Hopkinsianism; slavery; temperance; E. H. College; revivals; March 19-20, 1843 comet; local ministers, etc.
David Thomas Kirk: personal journals, family photograph album, newspaper clippings etc. 1899-1959. Kirk was a Methodist minister, farmer and house builder. Details of life in Bybee, Cocke County, Tenn. 2 boxes.
Father Abram Ryan’s original manuscript of the poem “The Conquered Banner.” Gift of Mrs. Samuel H. Keener.
Original manuscript of the Civil War poem “The Conquered Banner” by Father Abram Ryan + 1867 letter from Ryan to Mrs. Ricardi. ALS 2 pp. Also, photocopies 1960s letters from Edward A. Egan to Mrs. J.C. Burke re: biography of Father Ryan.
Scrapbook of printed sermons, letters, addresses, etc. from ca. 1850s-1860s newspapers. Some written by Frederick A. Ross, D. D., clergyman in Huntsville, Ala. Pasted in over Ninth Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution (some pages cut out). 1 vol.
“Extract of a letter from the Rev. Gideon Blackburn, dated Blount County (TeneSee), Sept. 29, 1800.” Printed on pp. 237-240 of Religious Intelligence. (+note saying these pages were taken from Thomas Humes’ volume (dated on fly leaf January 20, 1802) of New York Missionary Magazine and Repository of Religious Intelligence. The volume was in poor condition. February 26, 1807 letter from Gideon Blackburn, Kingston, to Col. Return J. Meigs. Re: send books to Hiwassee School. ALS 1 p.
Photocopies of Methodist Holston Conference minister information cards from the Methodist Holston Conference Archives, previously housed in Kelly Library at Emory & Henry College, now at Tennessee Wesleyan College. Cards are arranged in alphabetical order by last name. Cards include name, birth and death dates, place of burial, license and ordination information, sources.
Volume of handwritten sermons by James S. Kennedy. 161 pp. + 1 page index (on page 162), + 1 handwritten sheet in pencil loose in volume. 1 volume. (Cover and some pages loose).
Jane McCartney Doren letter to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, Tenn., 1869; Mount Zion Presbyterian Church receipt, 1872.
Letters between Rev. Joseph Foot, Brookfield, MA, and Rev. L. Woods, Andover, MA. 1827-1828. Re: personal conflict.
Envelope printed with blue and red ink published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati. Portrait of Parson (William G.) Brownlow and April 22, 1861 excerpt from letter to General Gideon Pillow refusing to serve as chaplain. Typed note pasted to bottom of envelope ,’ He answered not in the spirit of The Master.” 1 pc.
Scrapbook of glued-in newspapers clippings of the column by Dr. Frederick Augustus Ross, D. D. (1796-1883). Some identified as from the Christian Observer (Richmond, Va.). Title of column was “Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column.” Mostly religious and political. Undated. Includes printed copy of December 16, 1868, letter from Dr. Ross, Huntsville, Ala., to Col. John A. McKinney, Rogersville, Tenn.
[Reverend Joseph Rhea] sermon preached at Fahan, Ireland, 1759. AD 16 pp. document hand sewn together (no cover).
SPC 2016.006.001 Rev. J.T. Sexton and family to Rev. J.W.(?) Anderson. Feb. 28, 1906. Biddle’s 18 Market Square Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten names: Charlie, Willis, Mollie, Eva. 5 x 3.5” oval print mounted on board, sepia. 1 pc. SPC 2016.006.002 Rev. Thos. Sexton, The Blacksmith Preacher, and his family. Handwritten names: Amy(?) (May?), Ruth. 3.75 x 5.5” oval picture, printed. 1 pc.
April 25, 1825, letter from Thos. Calhoon (Calhoun?), Wilson County, to Rev. Robert Bell, Cherokee Nation, Charity Hall. ALS 1 p. Re: Bro. Guthrie at Calhoon’s house; wife sending Bell a jacket; “...hope you will have stars in your crown from the heathen work.”