Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 544 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.089
Scope and Contents Notecards printed for birthday celebration. Blank inside.Front: line drawing signed by Bud Albers, Jr. of the front of the Knoxville High School building and the World War I monument in front of the school.Back of the card printed The KHS 100th Birthday Celebration May 29, 2010 HISTORIC KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL Opened 1910 - Closed 1951 101 East Fifth Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee The World War I Doughboy Monument Erected in 1921 by officers and men of the 117th...
Identifier: SPC 2012.003
Identifier: PC 0101
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.012
Scope and Contents Knoxville magazine articles and newspaper special sections 1930s
Identifier: NWP 0055
Scope and Contents Founded in response to the sudden closing of Metro Pulse, the Knoxville Mercury was an experiment in publishing an independent weekly paper on a nonprofit model, one so unusual it drew some national press upon its launch in March, 2015. Although owned by the educational nonprofit Knoxville History Project, it was allowed, within strict accounting guidelines, to accept both donations and advertising revenue. Its staff included three former Metro Pulse editors, including Coury Turczyn, long-time...
Identifier: SPC 2011.010
Knoxville of 1915. Photographs from the Thompson Collection used in an exhibit for the ‘Remembering James Agee’ celebration, 2005.
Identifier: SPC 2019.019
Scope and Contents ‘Knoxville of 1915’. Twenty framed photographs from the Thompson Collection used in the ‘Knoxville of 1915’ exhibit done by the McClung Collection and the ETHS for the ‘Remembering James Agee’ celebration, April-June 19, 2005. Exhibit was in the gallery space off the ETHC lobby, 1st floor. Captions also located with the photographs. Several of the photographs were hand-tinted by Brenda Hampton, McClung darkroom.
Knoxville Photographs: Forrest [Forest] Avenue Christian Church (1912, 1917); Deaderick Avenue Baptist Church (1920s)
Identifier: SPC 2013.009
Scope and Contents Photographs: Forrest [Forest] Avenue Christian Church (1912, 1917); Deaderick Avenue Baptist Church (1920s)
Identifier: SPC 2015.002
Scope and Contents Glass plate negatives and contact prints made in McClung Collection darkroom (Feb. 2015). Subjects include: Gray Cemetery; Kern’s Building; Central High School (?) group; Peter Brakebill reunion; [Miss Margaret Davie ?]; Penny Arcade, Chilhowee Park, 1906; Mrs. F.B. Cooley; Felix Creamery (2 clowns, 3 dogs); Dr. F.J. Hackney baby; Southern Railway Station; [Logan Temple?], Thanksgiving 1912 and 1921,W.J. McCoy, Charles P. Cruze family, J.L. Baumann group, C.M. McClung Co. basketball team 1922,...
Identifier: PAS 0035
Scope and Contents Knoxville Postcard Album “Have a Look at Our City” (ca. 1925); 14 photographs. Views of Knoxville and photographic portrait of Admiral David Farragut; documents and publications: photostat of appointment of Felix Grundy as U. S. Attorney General (1838) by President Van Buren; manuscript letter from G. W. Mabry to R. J. McKinney, March 20, 1871; Harper’s Weekly, June 1, 1861 (facsimile?); U. S. Pension file for Jonathan Dickerson of Illinois (WC 47-088), photocopies; Knoxville Sentinel, April...
Dates: ca. 1925
Identifier: NWP 0042
Identifier: NWP 0083
Scope and Contents Confederate issues of the Knoxville newspapers - Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register - from the Civil War years arranged in strictly chronological order.
Dates: 1861 - 1864
Identifier: NWP 0078
Scope and Contents Knoxville Register [newspaper] 1852 (A list in the box includes a few other titles and issues)
Identifier: NWP 0003
Scope and Contents Knoxville Register (newspapers) This newspaper was founded by Frederick S. Heiskell (1786-1882) and Hugh Brown in 1816. It became the most widely read and influential newspaper in East Tennessee prior to the Civil War. Frederick Heiskell sold his interest in the newspaper in 1837 In 1835 Heiskell bought the Charles McClung farm States View in Ebenezer and renamed it Fruit Hill. He was widely respected as an enlightened agriculturist. During the Civil War the Knoxville Register was a Confederate...
Dates: 1816-1818, 1822-1832, 1845, 1855-1858, 1861-1864
Identifier: Artifact 2019.011
Scope and Contents Knoxville relief map (U.S.G.S. map), 1968. Framed. Edition 2 AMS. From Knoxville to Asheville, N.C.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.004
Identifier: SPC 2002.002
Scope and Contents McDonald’s Restaurant on Kingston Pike. September 1972. 3.5x5” color snapshot. (Given to donor by Tom Cochran) Kay’s Ice Cream Food Shoppe on Asheville Highway. Fall 1997. 4x6” color snapshot.
Dates: 1972; 1997
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.097
Scope and Contents Two booklets listing past presidents, officers, chairmen, members, history of the society, and constitution and by-laws for years 1938 and 1942. The society was organized in 1926 by Mrs. J. E. Darr.
Dates: 1938 - 1942
Identifier: Artifact 2019.023
Scope and Contents Knoxville souvenir silver spoon “Tennessee River Bridge, Knoxville, Tennessee” (image on bowl of spoon).
Dates: ca. 1900
Identifier: Artifact 2019.024
Scope and Contents Knoxville souvenir silver spoon with images of Knox County Court House, New Market House, Gay Street Bridge, Old State Capitol Tavern? (verso University of Tennessee, City Hospital, and National Soldiers Monument) (sterling).
Dates: ca. 1910
Knoxville Spectrum. Powell Times. Longstreet Journal. Country Music News. The Righteous Tribe, Southern Sportsman News. (newspapers)
Identifier: NWP 0012
Scope and Contents Knoxville Spectrum: Knoxville’s Weekly Newspaper (African American newspaper published by W. H. McArthur), Powell Times. Longstreet Journal. Country Music News. The Righteous Tribe (African American,1 issue 9-15-1972) Southern Sportsman News. (newspapers)
Identifier: PC 0005
Scope and Contents Knoxville Streetcar City: Photographs from 1984 Exhibit (East Tennessee Historical Society) Includes photograph of the dance pavilion at Fountain City
Scope and Contents Knoxville, Tenn., 1869, letter from H. H. Lowry to father about John Neely's conduct in Knoxville. Taken up with woman of "ill fame", she has been so for 10 years and he is going to marry her. King talked to him and told him he could not "stay on the road" (railroad) if he continues on the "road to ruin", owes money for things for "that heifer" and "twice that much to whiskey shops." "The railroad men know all today keep him from coming back." "Don't go and offer him something, but talk him out...
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.023
Scope and Contents Knoxville (Tenn.) Official Visitors Guide published by Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation, 2004. Includes information about activities and businesses in Knoxville and Knox County.
Identifier: MSC 0948
Scope and Contents “This book will be known as the Climatological Record ... to begin with January 1911. The book provides for three classes of entries: First, monthly means, extremes, etc.; second, daily values of temperature, precipitation, and snowfall; third, mean hourly readings of pressure, temperature, wind, and sunshine from automatic instruments.”Includes some combined data from 1871-1910.Location of Knoxville Office: January 1-20, 1871 Doctor Ludlow’s house. January 21, 1871 to...
Dates: 1911 - 1931
Identifier: Ephemera 2012.019
Scope and Contents “Knoxville Times: The Summer of 1919, Regas Brothers Cafe Opens at Gay & Magnolia...” Oversize pamphlet with a history of Regas from 1919 to 1984
Identifier: NWP 0048
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.107
Scope and Contents Color brochure “The Great Smoky Mts. Knoxville The Great Lakes of the South”
Dates: ca. 1955
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.020
Scope and Contents Knoxville Who’s Who of local officials (Knoxville Journal March 8, 1942)