Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.
Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties. The...
Scope and Contents Photocopied typescripts of: - 1859 list of slaves owned by Elizabeth Brabson - family Bible record of John and Elizabeth Brabson - family letters, 1844-1877, including three 1865 letters - Brabson Cemetery (Sevier County, Tenn.) listing
Scope and Contents History of Big Spring Church (organized 1800? 1796?, Claiborne County, Tenn.). November 22, 1934, letter from W. S. Rosenbalm, Tazewell, Tenn., to John I. Snyder (Director, Land Acquisition, TVA) re: history of the Big Spring Church, its cemetery, is land to be taken for Norris Reservoir? LS 2 pp. (1 pc.) + 3 related memos and letters, a postcard of the church, and a printed page of church history.
Cemetery Historical Research, Keith Avenue & Middlebrook Pike, Boy Scouts of America Eagle Project, by Carl A. (Cal) McIntire IV. August 1978.
Scope and Contents Cemetery Historical Research, by Carl A. (Cal) McIntire IV. Troop 147, West Hills Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tenn. August 1978. [25 pp.] Transcription of burials in this unnamed cemetery. Removed from binder cover.
Scope and Contents First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. Correspondence, 1864-1866. 1864-1866 copies of correspondence between leaders of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville (including George M. White, D. A. Deaderick, W. S. Kennedy and J. S. King) and Federal Military officers. Re: damage to and possession of the church building and graveyard, building being used as a colored school.
Scope and Contents Information on Bell / County / Poor (Pauper) cemeteries of Knox County, Tenn. Includes: handwritten notes on the county cemetery between Vine Avenue and Bethel Street; Knox Co. warranty deed, Almyra Baker et al to Knox County, 1883, DS 1 pc.; June 24, 1861 deed of sale for plot 26 at Bell Cemetery, Knox County, to S. P. Waddle. DS 1 pc. (torn) + warranty deed, S. P. Waddle to Knox County for lot 26 in cemetery east of and near Knoxville. 1885. DS 1 pc.; 1937 carbon copies of letters by County...
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.001
Scope and Contents Card stamped “Department of Public Service Office of the City Engineer Knoxville, Tennessee” Contains 2” x 1.5” cutout with positive transparency mounted in cutout. Transparency titled “Survey of State Street from Commerce to Church Ave” Contains line drawing of area and “Detail showing location of first row of graves in [First Presbyterian Church] cemetery between Clinch & Church” These graves covered by sidewalk along State Street.
Identifier: MSC 0173
Scope and Contents Records of Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn. Includes: Old Gray Cemetery Board minutes, 1850-Aug. 9, 1949, 1949-1985, 1986-2002, and as received (2005 missing; never received); Lots in cemetery with owner’s names; Single Graves, 1879-ca. 1930, 1930-ca. 1965; Lot Book, ca. 1860-1930, 1930-ca, 1969. Two masters of 1905 Plan of Gray Cemetery (Ben Baumann, Oct. 1927, Knoxville).
Dates: 1850-to date; bulk 1850-1930
Identifier: MSC 0851
Scope and Contents Patrick Sullivan was born in Kerry County, Ireland, on August 9, 1841, and moved to America with his family. In 1850 the family settled in Rogersville, Tenn. Patrick Sullivan moved to Knoxville, Tenn, in 1853 and lived there until his death in June 1925. During the Civil War he served as a soldier with the Union Army. After the war he went into the saloon business in Knoxville, operating a saloon on the corner of Central & Jackson. After living in Knoxville for 71 years, Patrick Sullivan...
Scope and Contents PHOTOCOPY of ca. 1890s scrapbook containing newspaper obituaries and clippings on: Albers family; Jennie Bell; Elliott family; King family; McLanahan family; Robert U. Mark; Dr. John I. Marks; Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Phillips; John Rigby; A. L. Russell; William Scott; memorial fountain for Old Gray Cemetery.
Dates: circa 1890s
Tennessee Governors’ graves (photographs by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937 + 1938 WPA transcript of Governors’ graves in Greenwood Cemetery).
Scope and Contents Fifteen photographs of the graves of Isham Harris, Malcolm R. Patterson, and Governors Blount, McMinn and Sevier. Taken by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937. + 1938 WPA transcript of Governor’s graves in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville and related correspondence (3 pcs.) + handwritten list of governors and dates.
Identifier: MSC 0903
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1936-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a collection of Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a series of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and...
Identifier: SPC 1996.004
W. Russell Briscoe speech about 175th anniversary, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. October 29, 1967. (Photocopy).
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a talk by W. Russell Briscoe at the First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville) 175th anniversary ceremonies, October 29, 1967. 7 pp. + biographical sketches of a cross-section of persons buried in the cemetery at the First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. Compiled by W. Russell Briscoe. October 29, 1967. 6 pp.
Scope and Contents Material re: Weigel burials. Disinterment, McNutt Cemetery, September 13, 1982. Reinterment, Asbury Cemetery, September 14, 1982. Permits for final disposition of human remains for: Ein, Kliener Weigel; Christian G. Weigel; Carl Augustus Weigel; Johanna Christina Hirsch Weigel. Photocopies + 26 photographs showing tombstones, disinterment, remains.