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Art

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

1982 World’s Fair slides, and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0091
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.
Dates: 1982

Alberta and Carson Brewer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0351
Scope and Contents Includes two slide shows often presented by Alberta Brewer (slides were taken by her): on “Lower Little T “ (Little Tennessee River), 100 slides + 2 sheets of notes (Ft. Loudoun, Tellico area, Baker’s Creek, National campground, etc., Morganton, Tellico Dam), ca. 1975, 1988, and “Upper Little T”, 99 slides + 2 pp. notes (Rabun Gap, Macon, Swain, Indians, Fontana scenery, Cades Cove, Happy Valley, 1976, rev. 1988; 2 empty slide carousels; ‘Dyergrams,’ 9 pcs. of original art by cartoonist Bill...
Dates: 1962-1964

Anna Sandhu Ray courtroom sketches, ca. 1975-76.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.005
Scope and Contents Three original sketches made by Anna Sandhu (later Mrs. James Earl Ray) of a murder trial in the Federal Courtroom in Knoxville, Tenn., ca. 1975-76. The murder trial was of two men from Cocke County, Tenn., who robbed a bank in Kodak, Tenn., and killed several people. Donor’s note indicates picture #1 is of the defendants and #s 2& 3 are of the attorneys during the trial. 3 original drawings, ink and watercolor on heavy paper. 14 x 22” + Jan. 1995 letter from Louise L. McReynolds re: Anna...
Dates: 1975-1976

Battle of Fort Saunders. Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.

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Identifier: SPC 1997.009
Scope and Contents Battle of Fort Saunders: Viewed from Longstreet’s Bluff, South side of river. Sepia image 5 1/4 x 2 3/4”. Mounted on card (upper left corner torn): “Souvenir, 1863-1890. Painting 8 x 20 feet, on exhibition at 242 Gay Street.” Note on back of card says “Property of Russell Harrison.” Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.
Dates: 1863-1890

Bell House School

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Identifier: SPC 1997.028
Scope and Contents Bell House School, Knoxville, Tenn. Interior and exterior, children dancing in schoolyard to phonograph. Includes 1 mounted sepia photograph of painting of the school by Lloyd Freeman , 1911 (corner of mounting broken). approx. 8 x10” B&W
Dates: 1910s

Bistro Restaurant Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2002.008
Scope and Contents Color snapshot of painting of reclining nude woman hanging over the bar in the Bistro Restaurant adjacent to the Bijou on Gay Street, Knoxville. Used as a Christmas greeting postcard in December 2002 from Margaret (Grace) Boyd, sent to the McClung Collection. 4x6”.
Dates: 2002

Blount Mansion Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 1997.001
Scope and Contents Blount Mansion (2 ext.; main hall; drawing room); portrait of Governor William Blount; monument in memory of Mary Boyce Temple (DAR); St. John’s Episcopal Church (int.).
Dates: undated

Chloe Grubb. Book of Unknown Flowers (cover title).

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Identifier: MM.2013.034
Scope and Contents Alta Chloe Grubb was born June 20, 1907, and died February 2, 2001. Her parents were Jeff Davidson (or maybe Jefferson Davis) Grubb from Holston Valley, Tenn., and Alice Sophia Brown from Shady Valley, Tenn. She lived at 1031 Kentucky in Bristol, Tenn., her entire life. She never married and worked for H. P. King Co. at least from 1936 (stenographer) – 1946 (dept. manager).
Dates: 1930-1950

Color snapshot of 1987 painting by Gordon of old Custom House / Post Office

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Identifier: SPC 1996.013
Scope and Contents Color snapshot of 1987 painting by Gordon of old Custom House / Post Office (now the East Tennessee Historical Center), Knoxville, Tenn. Mounted, in mat.
Dates: 1987

Color transparency of the painting “The Chimney Tops” by Charles Krutch

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Identifier: SPC 1996.021
Scope and Contents Color transparency of the painting “The Chimney Tops” by Charles Krutch (owned by Lawson McGhee Library). 4x5”.
Dates: 1990s

Decorated penmanship manuscripts done by A. Marion Gamble, ca. 1861-1865. Gift of Mary Jo Case.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.012
Scope and Contents Three framed fraktur style pieces done by A. Marion Gamble in the years 1861-1865 at Forest Hill Academy near Gamble’s Store (Blount County?, Tenn.). Framed. One frame contains two pieces: colored artwork of birds and butterfly and banner with the word ‘penmanship and a bird. 21.25 x 13.75”. The other frame has a drawing of two birds in brown ink with a banner ‘penmanship,’ followed by a handwritten list of subscribers to A. Marion Gamble’s handwriting school, 1862.
Dates: ca. 1861-1865

Deluech Family Papers, 18th & early 19th Century. (written in French).

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Identifier: MM.1979.031
Scope and Contents 18th and early 19th Century papers of the Delpuech family (France & Geneva). Includes genealogy, poetry, watercolor of tulip, etc. 21 pcs. + letter from donor and envelope. Written in French.
Dates: 18th and 19th century

E. O. Lane house

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.008
Scope and Contents E.O. Lane house, Whitesburg, Hamblen County, Tenn. 3 interior shots showing decorative painting on walls and ceiling. Taken by Citizen-Tribune staff photographer Mary Barron. The house was sold at auction on July 18, 1981. 8 x 10” B&W
Dates: 1981

E .S. Hergesheimer letter to Mrs. C. J. McClung. September 26, 1929.

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Identifier: MM.2000.049
Scope and Contents September 26, 1929, letter from [important Nashville woman artist] E[lla] S[ophonisba] Hergesheimer, Reading, Penn., to Mrs. [C. J.] McClung. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: details and price of painting a portrait of Matthew McClung from a miniature.
Dates: 1929

Eleanor McAdoo Wiley Diaries, 1947-1967.

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Identifier: MSC 0246
Scope and Contents Diaries kept by artist Eleanor McAdoo Wiley of Knoxville, sister of artist Anna Catherine Wiley. Diaries date from 1947-1967 and include comments on weather, her personal and professional activities, notes on the progress of her paintings, notes of community interest and comments on national events. Many loose items were tucked into these volumes including: 1958 letter of condolence on the death of her sister from Estes Kefauver (in 1951 folder); correspondence; receipts; business cards;...
Dates: 1947-1967

Hopewell United Methodist Church

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Identifier: SPC 1997.012
Scope and Contents Hopewell United Methodist Church, Millertown Pike, Knox County, Tenn. Copy photograph of painting of the original building which was torn down circa 1910. Painting was done December 1916 by Dorothy Groves and hangs in the current church building. 5x7” B&W + 4x5” copy negative (3/85).
Dates: 1916

James Van Deventer Sketch Album. Gift of Louis Le Couteulx, April 7, 1841.

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Identifier: MM.2006.012
Scope and Contents Red leather album Presented to James Vandeventer (Van Deventer) by Louis Le Couteulx, Buffalo, April 7, 1841. Contains sketches of faces depicting emotions. 1 vol.
Dates: 1841

Joe Parrott painting of Henley Street Bridge

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Identifier: Artifact 2019.018
Scope and Contents [Joe] Parrott oil on board painting of the Henley Street Bridge, Knoxville, Tenn. Signed lower right ‘Parrott 80.’
Dates: 1980

Louis E. Jones Drawings (art).

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Identifier: MSC 0723
Scope and Contents 1. Unsigned pencil sketch of 2-story building with creek in foreground, labeled on back ‘Barn 1933.’ 10 x 9.5” (uneven edges). Small dark stain over roof. 2. Barn with mountain in background, fence posts in foreground. Labeled on back ‘L.E. Jones 1933 Not for Sale 11/15.’ Pencil sketch on Bristol board. Tear on upper edge near center; light staining where framed. 15 x11.” 3. “How Silently” The Great Smoky Mts. LEJ in right corner. Pencil (charcoal?) on paper. 10.5x8.5.” 4. River & rocks....
Dates: 1932-1950

Memorandum Book Armstrong & ___ ,1834; R .H. Armstrong drawing.

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Identifier: MM.2013.004
Scope and Contents 1834 Memorandum Book Armstrong & ___ (Gaines?). D. P. Armstrong. Lists items under categories such as Dry Good, Hardware, etc. and prices. Calculations for brick to build an office at the end of the volume. 1 memorandum book. The Militia Law of the State of Tennessee Passed January 28, 1840. Nashville: J. Geo. Harris, Printer to the State. 1840. 45 pp. + foldout at back. Front cover has drawing by R. H. Armstrong of drum, crossed rifles, cannon. Front cover scanned and printed copy given to...
Dates: 1834-1840

Nicholson Art League photograph of a dramatic presentation of “The Misdemeanors of Nancy”

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Identifier: SPC 2017.008
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.008 Nicholson Art League photograph of a dramatic presentation of “The Misdemeanors of Nancy,” a first for the League, performed on April 27, 1911. An article ran in the Knoxville Journal on April 28. This is a rare early photograph of an Art League event. Artist Robert L. Mason was in the cast as was Mrs. A. L. Freeman (Susan Branson, Lloyd Branson's sister). About 5x7.75” sepia print glued to glass. 1 pc. Framed paintings on the walls.
Dates: 1911

Paul J. Long.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.016
Scope and Contents Rhea County Courthouse, Spring 1978. Heritage Series, plate IV. Color. Reproduction of an original watercolor by Paul J. Long. 297/600. Blount County Courthouse, early spring 1977. Heritage Series, plate III. Color. Reproduction of an original watercolor by Paul J. Long. Loudon County Courthouse, early winter 1976. Heritage Series, plate II. Color. Reproduction of an original watercolor by Paul J. Long.
Dates: 1976-1978

Sketches of A. Belle Smith, Maryville artist, drawn in the summer of 1893. Given to Dorothy Bassel in the 1920s.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2008.012
Scope and Contents Sketches of A. Belle Smith, Maryville artist, drawn in the summer of 1893. Given to Dorothy Burr Bassel in the 1920s. Sketches of scenes in Europe. Anna Belle Smith (1863-1939) was a native of New London, Connecticut. She was a teacher and a student of art, studying art abroad for seven years. She came to Maryville in 1914 to replace Rev. Thomas Campbell as the Maryville College teacher of art. She was connected to Maryville College by virtue of the fact that her sister, Janes Bancroft Smith...
Dates: 1893

Sketching Trip to Great Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: SPC 2003.013
Scope and Contents 1924 sketching trip to the [Great Smoky] Mountains. L-r: Robert S. McCoy, W.J. McCoy, Jr., Charles C. Krutch. One 8x10” B&W glossy copy photograph.
Dates: 1924

“Skyline of Old Jonesborough” by Joyner. No date. (prints)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.015
Scope and Contents “Skyline of Old Jonesborough” by Joyner. No date. Color print. 22x28” Signed and numbered in lower right corner. 2 copies (#230 and #234/1000).
Dates: undated

Swiss-American Sketch book, 1855-1856. Attributed to Auguste Burnand.

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Identifier: MM.1975.005
Scope and Contents Sketch book attributed to Auguste Burnand. Pencil sketches of Knoxville and local Swiss-American scenes, 1855-1856, Includes drawings of: Tennessee School for the Deaf / Old City Hall; Chavannes house; Dickinson (Dickenson) house; Sterchi farm; Rev. Martin house; Esperandieu house; Mr. Wallace house. Sketch book also contains drawings of rail /log making; barn raising; corn shucking; night hunting in Tennessee. Also added (from item found in McClung Collection’s Photofile): loose sketch “Les...
Dates: 1855-1856

Unsigned pencil sketch “An Old Knoxville Home (now Beaumont), 1850.”) [Auguste Burnand?].

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Identifier: MM.2000.014
Scope and Contents Unsigned pencil sketch “An Old Knoxville Home (now Beaumont), 1850.’ Dated 23 Avril 1865. Probably done by Auguste Burnand.
Dates: 1865