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Knox County (Tenn.) Public Library

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

100 Ways to Use the Library.

Identifier: Ephemera 2010.009
Scope and Contents

100 Ways to Use the Library. Framed poster. Gift from the Friends of the Library, May 1987, to the Centennial Celebration Committee, Knox County Public Library System, Lawson McGhee Library. Lawson McGhee Library, copyright 1986

Dates: 1986

Friends of the Knox County Public Library 2020 Christmas Ornament

Identifier: Artifact 2020.009
Scope and Contents Ornament created for 2020 fundraiser for Friends of the Knox County Public Library celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Friends. The ornament is a flat ceramic 2.75” diameter circle with a hole in the top for gold string loop. Front has image of blue 1930s Lawson McGhee Library patron card with date due stamps; back has “Friends of the Knox County Public Library 1970-2020” in black ink (this is the sample, final ornament has this text in blue).Ornament design by...
Dates: 2020

Julia Armistead interview , 2003

Scope and Contents Interview with Julia Armistead by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Armistead discusses her ealy life in Danville, Kentucky and Knoxville, her father's work for Southern Railways, attending Knoxville High School, earning her Library Science masters degree, living on Magnolia Avenue and in Sequoyah Hills, working for the American Library Association in Washington, D.C. and legislation she helped craft, working at Lawson McGhee Library and being a member of the...
Dates: 2003

[Library and Downtown], 1960

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.055
Scope and Contents

Images of old McClung Children's library. Also footage of downtown development (Market Square).

Dates: 1960

Margaret Dickson Collection

Identifier: MSC 0584
Scope and Contents Photographs, Girl Scouts, Mr. and Mrs. James Dickson (parent), Lawson McGhee Library, Knoxville/Knox County Public Library children’s services and branches; Helen Harris, Mary U. Rothrock; brass and copper vase “Presented to Mr. and Mrs. James E. Dickson by the members of Cherokee County Club, Knoxville, Tennessee, U S A, 1912”. Margaret Dickson was the longtime librarian of the Children’s Room in Lawson McGhee Library. The Children’s Room was named for her after her retirement....
Dates: 1900 - 1975

Marionettes (clown and villain) from Children’s Room, Lawson McGhee Library.

Identifier: Artifact 2019.013
Scope and Contents

Marionettes (clown and villain) from Children’s Room, Lawson McGhee Library.

Dates: undated

Mary U. Rothrock Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0242
Scope and Contents Mary Utopia Rothrock (1890-1976) papers. Weeded by Miss Rothrock before donation. Subject divisions include: Biographical material; library; speeches, writings and publishing; history textbooks; historical research; Tennessee Historical Commission; historic preservation; McClung Collection; East Tennessee Historical Society; other historical societies; hereditary societies and groups; Rothrock genealogy; correspondence and papers; diaries and calendars; person papers--property holdings,...
Dates: 1908-1974

Papers to Pixels campaign ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.020
Scope and Contents

1) Flyer advertising the From Papers to Pixels fundraising campaign to digitize the Knoxville News Sentinel from 1922--1990. Includes portrait head shot of Sam Venable.

2) Program for September 8, 2015 Launch Event for the From Papers to Pixels fundraising campaign. Catered lunch with speakers Ginna Mashburn (Chair of the Knox County Public Library Foundation), Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, and Sam Venable.

Dates: 2015

Public Library Collection (Lawson McGhee Library, Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection, etc.).

Identifier: MSC 0254
Scope and Contents Records documenting the history of the public library from the founding of Lawson McGhee Library in 1886. Record include director’s records, board minutes of the library board, personnel, departmental records and records of branches; Lawson McGhee Library centennial material, 1986 (including scrapbook with photographs and clippings; videotape with LML centennial, public service announcements, local talk show interviews, and ‘Good Morning, America’ clip; audio cassette tape includes radio...
Dates: 1885-2018