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Jonesborough (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cleveland Harris Collection: S. Lyons & Co. receipts and miscellaneous East Tennessee documents.

Identifier: MM.1979.072
Scope and Contents MM.1979.072a: accounts, receipts, etc. of S. Lyons & Co. Knoxville, Tenn. No date, 1859 (1862-1863)-1901. MM.1979.072b: five land entries in Hawkins County, Tenn. (Lewis Davis, 1819, signed by Jos. McMinn; Robert Smith, 1823; John Tucker, 1824; Robert Nall, 1825; David Ballard, 1825, signed by Wm. Carroll); [ca. 1840s] letter from John Carriger to son Dr. M. Carriger, Tazewell, re: national politics, murder in Jonesborough. ALS 3 pp.; 1854 letter to Nichols Barzar (?), Knoxville, from...
Dates: 1800s - early 1900s

Diary of Wm. H. Smith [Jonesborough, Tenn.], 1852. Also: accounts for 1853; re: estate of W. H. Smith, 1854; estate of A. G. Graham, 1862). (diaries, account books)

Identifier: MM.1998.008
Scope and Contents Diary of William H. Smith (Jonesborough, Tenn.), for 1852. Also: 1853 accounts; pages re: estate of Wm. H. Smith (died August 27, 1854), administrator A. G. Graham; pages re: estate of A. G. Graham (died October 1862). 1 vol. + 2 loose items: 1859 judgment; 1860 receipt. + notes from 1873.
Dates: 1852-1853, 1862

Guy Ellis Sabin diary, 1877-1880.

Identifier: MM.1987.022
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed transcript of the diary of Guy Ellis Sabin, March 20, 1877- December 13, 1880. Mentions wife Nannie (a Sevier descendant); move to Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn.; buying land; timber speculation, etc.
Dates: 1877-1880

Paul Mathes Fink Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0123
Scope and Contents Includes papers, records, photographs and memorabilia of Paul Mathes Fink (1892-1980) of Jonesboro, Tenn. Subjects include: Jonesboro, Washington County, Tenn; Tennessee Historical Commission, 1969-1975; Appalachian Consortium; Great Smoky Mountains; Appalachian Trail; Arnold Guyot; photographs and slides, most of Great Smoky Mountains; George Masa; Benton McKaye; Horace Kephart. 1909 Jonesboro High School diploma and 1920 Kerbela Temple certificate in FL-09-09. Paul M. Fink (1892-1980) was a...
Dates: 1909-1976

Section of oak foundation timber from Tennessee’s first courthouse, Jonesborough, ca. 1778. Gift of Paul Fink, 1931

Identifier: Artifact 2019.004
Scope and Contents Section of oak foundation timber from Tennessee’s first courthouse, Jonesborough, ca. 1778. Gift of Paul Fink, 1931.
Dates: ca. 1778