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Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

African American photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0102
Scope and Contents Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family...
Dates: 1918 - 1928

African American Woman and Shannondale School Group

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.025
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait of (African-American ?) woman, with sticker at bottom: “A Merry Xmas To The Family From Sue.” Found in old gift book in 1991, no additional ID.; Shannondale School group, grade 2, 1967-1968. 5x7” color in holder. Belonged to Linda, age 7.

Dates: 1960s

“American Women Composers” by E. Katherine Crews.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.017
Scope and Contents

“American Women Composers” by E. Katherine Crews, Spring 1958 (paper for Music 546, FSU, Tallahassee, Fla.). Carbon TS. 19 pp. Plus notes, clipping on Sarah Caldwell, 1976, and “Orff-Schulwerk Bibliography” complied by Katherine Crews, 1970. TS copy, 10 pp.

Dates: 1958-1976

Belle Boyd Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2003.007
Scope and Contents Original items removed in 2003 from the McClung Collection subject vertical file on Belle Boyd. Includes: Letter of Mrs. Sue Boyd Barton, “The Vendome,” Knoxville, to Miss Mary Nelson. March 11, 1932. TS 2 pp. Re: Belle Boyd staying with her family; ‘The Intrepid Belle Boyd’ a play by Mr. & Mrs. Reece K. Acuff. TS 23 pp.; ‘Will Erect Memorial to Belle Boyd’ carbon TS of article. 9 pp.; excerpts from The War of the Rebellion re: Belle Boyd. TS 3 pp.; typed notes, 2 pp.; The Southern...
Dates: 1862-1952

CDV portraits of Mrs. O. P. Temple and Miss Mary Boyce Temple

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1999.002
Scope and Contents

CDV portraits of Mrs. O.P. Temple and Miss Mary Boyce Temple, both 1870.

Dates: 1870

Copy photographs from Knaffl glass plate negatives

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.017 a & b
Scope and Contents

SPC 1996.017a - Copy photographs from Knaffl glass plate negatives. 3 pcs. in 2 envelopes. B&W 8 x 10”. One sheet contains 4 circular photographic images (no ID); SPC 1996.017b - two portraits of unidentified women

Dates: undated

County Home Demonstration Agents of Tennessee. 6th annual meeting. Knoxville, Tenn. 1919. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.071
Scope and Contents

County Home Demonstration Agents of Tennessee. 6th annual meeting. Knoxville, Tenn. 1919. Oversize framed photograph.

Dates: 1919

East Tennessee Female Institute

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.037
Scope and Contents

East Tennessee Female Institute. Erected 1829, demolished June 1891. AKA Knoxville Female Academy. Located on Henley Street between Hill and Main. Photograph taken May 1891. Ext. bldg. with students. approx. 7 1/5 x 5” sepia, mounted + one 8 x 10” B&W copy photograph + one 8 x 10” B&W detail.

Dates: 1891

Ellen Rhea diary, 1883-1895, 1899.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.052
Scope and Contents

Diary of Ellen Rhea, December 7, 1883-December 31, 1895, and October 18 &31, 1899. 1 volume. Started in Wellesley, Mass.; later in Knoxville, Tenn. Mentions daily activities, sermons and lectures, local weddings, etc. Damage to inner binding. Also, handwritten list of officers, 1892-1906 [Women’s Missionary Society?]. 2 pcs.

Dates: 1883-1899

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0077
Scope and Contents

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter (Knoxville, Tenn.) scrapbooks, 1962-64, 1966-67. 2 scrapbooks. Includes snapshots, clippings, programs.

Dates: 1962 - 1967

First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.065
Scope and Contents “A Brief History of the Women of the Church. First Presbyterian Church.” Compiled from Church records by Nancy Hansard, 1989. Photocopy. 13 pp.; “The First Hundred Years of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee, and the Semi-Centennial Anniversary of the Ministry of Rev. James Park, D. D.” October 11, 1896. Photocopy of TS 24 pp.; Address, “Presbyterian Fights, Fits, and Starts: Organizing the First General Assembly, 1786-1789, the Presbyterian Church in the United States of...
Dates: 1989

Florence Crittenton Agency Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0666
Scope and Contents

Records of the Florence Crittenton Agency in Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1970s-1990s. Heavily weeded.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

French’s School

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.039
Scope and Contents

French’s School, ca. 1884 to 1886. Exterior with students. Appears to be same photograph as East Tennessee Female Institute, May 1891. approx. 7 1/5 x 5” sepia, mounted.

Dates: ca. 1884-1886

Girls High School graduating class

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.041
Scope and Contents

Girls High School graduating class, 1895. Sepia 7 x 4 1/2”. mounted.

Dates: 1895

Helen Turner at Rugby, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.010
Scope and Contents

Helen Turner at Rugby, Tenn. Ca. late 1940s-1950s. B&W snapshot

Dates: ca. 1940s-1950s

Holbrook Normal College (Tennessee Normal College) material, 1898-1902, 1941.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.034
Scope and Contents Holbrook Normal College (name changed to Tennessee Normal College in 1902) material, Fountain City, Tenn.: Holbrook Normal College catalog, 1897-98; 1898 commencement invitation; May 4, 1901, graduation recital program; June 1, 1901, graduation recital program; “Woman’s Power” by Belle McNew, written for commencement, June 17, 1898. TS 4 pp.; Tenn. Normal College junior recital program, May 28, 1902; Holbrook-Tennessee Normal College annual reunion program, August 22, 1941; The Normal...
Dates: 1898-1902, 1941

Kentucky portraits

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.014
Scope and Contents Jena Glenn Waller, Hopkinsville, Ky.; Ed Pearce (in uniform), Indianapolis, IN; R. deMoody (?). Lexington, Ky., October 1890; 3 young men “Three of a Kind” Alling (?), Milray, Graham. June 13, 1894; young woman, ? Copeland, Louisville, Ky.; Lizzie Williamson and Dudley (woman and child), Lexington, Ky.; Morris Willis and Elizabeth Willis (children), Lexington, Ky.; Libbie Wilson (young woman in hood and cape with cross), Lexington, Ky.; Ben LaBree, Louisville, Ky., October 12, 1896; young...
Dates: 1890-1904

Knox County Democratic Women’s Club minute book, 1930-1932. Given by Evelyn Jane Davis in memory of Stella Ball.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.053
Scope and Contents

Minute book of the Knox County (Tenn.) Democratic Women’s Club, December 10, 1930-July 6, 1932, September 7 (no year). List inside volume names charter members, March 1928, with notes added later. Volume also includes newspaper clipping and programs from the Roosevelt Recovery Birthday Dinner, 1934, and Woodrow Wilson banquet ticket, 1933, and program, 1937. Loose papers include the constitution and by-laws, 1934, and an undated list of members.

Dates: 1930-1932

Knoxville Association of Women Executives (KAWE) Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 1029
Scope and Contents

Archives of the Knoxville Association of Women Executives (KAWE). The archives were weeded to remove financial and private information and organized by the members before entering the McClung Collection. Original organization of the material was maintained.

Dates: 1984 - 2019

Knoxville Female Academy

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.044
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Female Academy Class of [18]85 & 86. Ink numbers added to photograph and ID chart at bottom of mounting. sepia 6 /15 x 4”.

Dates: 1885-1886

Knoxville Female Auxiliary Tract Society records, 1829-1833, and James Park’s Book ‘Justices Execution Docket,’ 1836-1841, 1842.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.117
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Female Auxiliary Tract Society constitution and annual reports, 1829-1833. For the Knoxville Branch of the American Tract Society to ‘promote the interests in evangelical religion and sound morality.’ Volume also includes Justices Execution Docket (James Park Book), 1836-1841, 1842. 1 volume.

Dates: 1829-1842

Knoxville Female Institute

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.045
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Female Institute. May 1889. One close-up group of 8 young women (with ID sheet); one group of 8 young women sitting beneath tree, with building in background (upper left portion damaged). Sepia. Approx. 8x10”.

Dates: 1889

Knoxville Female Schools. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera Collection 021
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Female Seminary catalogs, 1849-50, 1850-51; E.T. Female Institute, 1848-49 catalog; Knoxville Female Institute circular and catalog, 1865-66.

Dates: 1849-1866

League of Women Voters Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0128
Scope and Contents

Includes one box (originally recd. in 2 boxes) of 1960s records recd. from Judy Poulson, May 2001) + 2 boxes of material (mostly 1980s-1990s) recd. 2-14-2005 via Nancy Stewart (from a the estate of a former LWV president). 1 box recd. 10-6-2010 via Doris Martinson, collected by Marjorie Reynolds. LWV Reports, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1994. LWV Voters Newsletters, 1991-2009. Also 2 boxes recd. from UT of Jane Ann Nielsen Papers 1-27-2011 (include UT finding aid).

Dates: 1960-2009

Lizzie Crozier French biographical sketch (ca. 1890s).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1987.029
Scope and Contents

Biographical sketch on the life of Lizzie Crozier French, Knoxville, Tenn. Primarily about her work with women’s causes. 14 handwritten pages. Unsigned. Ca. late 1890s.

Dates: 1890-1900

Lloyd Branson photograph of Madonna and Child

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1998.002
Scope and Contents

Lloyd Branson photograph of Madonna and Child. Sepia print of woman and baby, mounted on matte backing; signed in pencil.

Dates: undated

Margaretta Collins Lett Brown Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0427
Scope and Contents

Papers of Knoxville writer Margaretta Brown, who supported herself as a widow by serving as a secretary to the Knoxville Superintendent of Schools (1919-1927) and then to the Knoxville Law Director. Includes copies of two books by her: “Poems and Prose” and “Reflections.”

Dates: 1896-1978

“Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etching from book ca. 1862. (Ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2000.001
Scope and Contents

“Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etched portrait of Martha Brownlow (Susan Brownlow) from the cover of a ca. 1862 book published by Barclay & Co., Philadelphia. 1 pc. (fragile, brittle).

Dates: circa 1862

Morristown tintypes of young women

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2020.009
Scope and Contents

Collection of 14 tintypes of young girls from the Morristown area, most with photographer identification and all but one person identified as well. Possibly all students at some female academy? Images are each about the size of a thumb nail. Each in a paper envelope with photographer’s name stamped on the verso

Dates: 1870-1880

Mrs. Mary Faust and two children

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.016
Scope and Contents

Mrs. Mary Faust (age 108) and two children “Coon” and “Sis.” At their log cabin home near Andersonville, Anderson County, Tenn. Sepia 4 x 6”, mounted on board with printed text on back. Copyright 1910.

Dates: 1910