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Tintypes

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Calloway - Leinart Bible?????????????????

 Collection
Identifier: FB 0053
Scope and Contents Calloway - Leinart Bible. 1 volume; poor condition. One folder of loose items found in Bible, including tintype of unidentified young man.
Dates: ca. 1890

Charles Floyd Shipe World War II letters.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0116
Scope and Contents The Charles Floyd Shipe Papers consist primarily of the letters written by Floyd Shipe to his wife Ruth Caroline Fowler Shipe during World War II. Floyd Shipe was born on June 6, 1909, in Knox County, Tennessee, and died on March 25, 1993. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from May 1942 until September 1945, and he wrote to his wife nearly every day. The Shipes lived near Halls Cross Roads in Knox County, Tennessee. The contents of the letters cover issues of health, finance, farming, weather,...
Dates: 1942-1945

Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn. (artifacts)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2011.002
Scope and Contents Pair of Union Civil War tintypes (tinted) housed in a octagonal gutta percha case. Subjects are brothers from Jefferson County, Tenn from the Martin or Rimmer family. Case measures 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition.
Dates: 1861-1865

Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2014.018
Scope and Contents Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley, Sevier County, Tenn. 1885-1901. 3/4” x 1” In small cut matte with pencil label. Seller identifies Silas as the son of John B. and Olive Theodocia (Bradley) Whaley. 1 tintype in matte.
Dates: 1880s

Letters to Paul Herriford, 1847-1848.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1994.005
Scope and Contents Six letters to Paul Herriford, Cleveland, Tenn. Dated from January 24, 1847, to February 26, 1848 (two are undated). Re: stage coach line, drivers, travel schedules, etc. Letters are from Jno. H. Crozier, Knoxville, and I. P. Kelly(?), Chattanooga. Also two tintypes of unidentified man and woman.
Dates: 1847-1848

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

Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0164
Scope and Contents Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow; owner of album not known. 4 x 5 6/8” album with 20 CDVs (cartes-de-visite), 4 tintypes, and 2 index cards. Most are unidentified portraits. Two IDs: Josie Hundly (?) and toddler Annie Pearl Hayes (born 1875). One of the index cards has an untitled poem with the repeated line ‘In the Upper Garden.’
Dates: 1880s

Sirenius M. Mort, 1st Lt., Co., F, 9th Tenn. Cavalry, Volunteers, USA (Civil War tintype)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2011.022
Scope and Contents Civil War tin type in Daguerreo style Union Case embossed with the eagle and U.S. flag. Lt. S. M, Mort is in uniform, seated, holding a sword. The buttons and bars on the uniform are highlighted in gold. The sash is highlighted in purple. His obituary is folded and in the case. He died July 15, 1869. The obituary includes tributes from men who served with him in the Union army. Mort was a member of the well-known family of potters in Jefferson County, Tenn..
Dates: 1865

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Thomas Smith Harvey Civil War letter, January 26, 1864. Gift of Ron Miles.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.001
Scope and Contents Thomas Smith Harvey b. Oct. 11, 1839; enlisted Feb. 6, 1862 at Flat Lick, Ky.; mustered out Feb. 23, 1865 Nashville. Married Oct. 6, 1865 Martha W. Cofer. Information transcribed from note in the papers. Daguerreotype (or tintype) in (broken) case of soldier in uniform believed to be Thomas Smith Harvey. Tintype in paper cover of woman with infant in her lap [Martha Covey Harvey and child]. Letter with printed letterhead “The War for the Union” dated Jan 26, 1864, to his aunt “Just so we whip...
Dates: 1864; 1915-1930

Unidentified portraits

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2017.012
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.012.001 Unidentified woman. Daguerreotype, front cover missing. 1 pc. SPC 2017.012.002. Unidentified baby. Daguerreotype. 1 pc. + Front cover off. SPC 2017.012.003 Unidentified young boy in chair. Tintype. 1 pc. SPC 2017.012.004 Unidentified young girl, standing next to a column with 1885 on it. Tintype. 1 pc. SPC 2017.012.005 a & b. a: Unidentified man and woman. b: back of card with photographer information in Germany. 1 pc.
Dates: undated