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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

A Sermon By W. G. Brownlow. ‘A Sermon on Youth & Progress.’

Identifier: MM.2006.007
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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.

Dates: 1850

CDV of Father Abram Ryan

Identifier: SPC 2015.005
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CDV of Father Abram Ryan in 1862 while in Knoxville.

Dates: 1862

David Fleming diary, 1834-1845.

Identifier: MM.1979.079
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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.

Dates: 1834-1845

David Thomas Kirk.

Identifier: MSC 0730
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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.

Dates: 1899-1959

Father Abram Ryan’s original manuscript of the poem “The Conquered Banner.” Gift of Mrs. Samuel H. Keener.

Identifier: MM.1976.010
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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.

Dates: 1866-1867

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn., History.

Identifier: MM.2012.006
Scope and Contents History. Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 bound volume + several loose papers Volume opens with two missing photographs of the church and Rev. J. Polk Gammon. Volume contains: handwritten copies from Book of Minutes of Session, January 16, 1874- Sept. 23, 1875; Roll with member names; Minutes, January 18 - April 7, 1874; Congregational Meeting, July 23, 1876; Aug. 1, 18789 minutes; Statistical Report for year ending April 1, 1879; photographs of Rev. W.A. Harrison, Ella...
Dates: 1874-1932

Frederick A. Ross scrapbook of sermons, letters, addresses, etc. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0156
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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.

Dates: circa 1850s-1860s

Gideon Blackburn letter, 1807.

Identifier: MM.1981.044
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“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.

Dates: 1800-1807

Holston Conference Methodist Ministers’ data (photocopies)

Identifier: MSC 0708
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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.

Dates: 1985 (photocopies made); Event: 1762-1979 (biographical info)

James S. Kennedy Sermons, 1857-1865.

Identifier: MM.1997.128
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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).

Dates: 1857-1865

Jane McCartney Doren letter to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, Tenn., 1869; Mount Zion Presbyterian Church receipt, 1872.

Identifier: MM.2006.002
Scope and Contents June 29, 1868, letter from Jane McCartney Doren, Columbus, O., to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, McMinn County, Tenn. ALS 6 pp. (2 pcs.) Re: she was one of the first members of Mars Hill Presbyterian Church when it organized in 1822; asks what churches are still there and in Blount County and their ministers; left 20 years ago with no friends there; predicted war based on slavery; taught by Dr. Pearson, Dr. Anderson, Rev. Mr. Eagleton; mentions mothers of slain soldiers, no...
Dates: 1872

Letters between Rev. Joseph Foot and Rev. L. Woods, 1827-1828.

Identifier: MM.1979.024
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Letters between Rev. Joseph Foot, Brookfield, MA, and Rev. L. Woods, Andover, MA. 1827-1828. Re: personal conflict.

Dates: 1827-1828

Marriage Record of Rev. W. A. Harrison, 1853-1899 (Gift of Marjorie Krull).

Identifier: MM.1999.054 a&b
Scope and Contents MM.1999.054 a: Marriage record of Rev. W. A. Harrison, 1853-1899. Includes marriages in Knoxville, Tenn., Harrodsburg and Henderson, Ky., and Ala. Back of volume includes some death and baptism records, ca. 1880s-1890s. 1 vol. (Front cover off; some damage to pages). MM.1999.054 b: Loose papers include: clippings; handwritten sermon; printed list of [Church] members with Rev. W. A. Harrison [Third Presbyterian Church, Knoxville?]; blank certificate of dismission; empty envelope addressed to...
Dates: 1853-1899

Printed envelope with Parson Brownlow pictured with flag and 1861 quote. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2003.001
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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.

Dates: 1861

“Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column” for The Christian Observer by Dr. Frederick A. Ross. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: MM.1998.023
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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.

Dates: undated

[Reverend Joseph Rhea] sermon preached at Fahan, Ireland, 1759.

Identifier: MM.1998.020
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[Reverend Joseph Rhea] sermon preached at Fahan, Ireland, 1759. AD 16 pp. document hand sewn together (no cover).

Dates: 1759

Sexton family portraits

Identifier: SPC 2016.006
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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.

Dates: 1906

‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886.’ Alf and Bob Taylor.

Identifier: Artifact 1886.001
Scope and Contents ‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886. Alf. and Bob Taylor, “The Red and White Rose.” ’ Copyrighted & published 1886 by A. Job, Elk Park, N.C.. A. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Co. St. Louis & N.Y. Includes etched portraits of Rev. N.G. Taylor and Mrs. Emma H. Taylor and Alfred A. Taylor, Nat W. Taylor, David H. Taylor, Mary Eva Taylor, Sanna M. Taylor, Rhoda Emma Taylor, Hugh L. Taylor, James P. Taylor, Robert L. Taylor, Landon C. Haynes. Also etched drawings of ‘The Old Home,’...
Dates: 1886

Thos. Calhoon (Calhoun?) letter to Rev. Robert Bell. April 25, 1825.

Identifier: MM.2000.015
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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.”

Dates: 1825