Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 544 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSC 0576
Identifier: SPC 2020.002
Scope and Contents Set of black & white negatives of “Arrows to Atoms” mail train. Photographs printed in McClung darkroom. Also includes copies of newspaper articles about the mail train.A horse and wagon mail train that originated in Knoxville (Tenn.) 28 July 1958. It was intended to go to Los Angeles by special approval of the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate the overland mail delivery which was discontinued in the early 1860s. The plan was not successful and the mail train hit trouble in...
Article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday.
Scope and Contents Typed article by H. D. Paine on the history of W. G. Brownlow’s printing engine + 1905 article by H. H. Ingersoll on Knoxville’s 113th birthday (photocopy).
Identifier: MSC 0215
Scope and Contents 1 folder: ARMA: Knoxville-East Tennessee Chapter, 1990s. [Rec’d from Knox County Archives , 7-20-2012]. Added to Box 3.
Identifier: SPC 2011.004
Scope and Contents SPC 2011.004.001 Automobile garage interior with four men in center, cars at sides. Tentatively identified by seller as Cadillac-Dodge dealership on Gay & Main, Knoxville, Tenn. 1920s. Sepia. 5 x 7” mounted photograph. 1 pc.
Identifier: NWP 0010
Identifier: APD 0030
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings of Barber & McMurry Architects, Knoxville, through 1959. The plans and some renderings are available. Specifications were not provided. Plans are arranged in these groups: General 208; Churches 121; Residences 376; Schools 133; Total 838
Dates: 1915 - 1959
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.103
Scope and Contents Ephemera of the September 6, 2012 presentation of two paintings by Barry Spann to the Howard H. Baker Jr. United States Courthouse. Includes invitation to the event, information sheet on the paintings, nomination for East Tennessee Historical Society 2011 Award of Excellence (for the research of the background of the artwork in the Courthouse), and photos of the Barry Spann artwork in the Courthouse.
Identifier: APD 0007
Scope and Contents Albert B. Baumann (1861-1942), architect, son of William and Catherine (Schneider) Baumann, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. William Baumann (1813-1875) came to America with his parents about 1835 and in 1837 married Catherine Schneider, whose family had emigrated from Germany around the same time. The young couple went to Savannah, Georgia, where William Baumann was a ship designer and builder. Then they returned to East Tennessee; one son, Joseph F., was born in 1844 in Tellico Plains...
Identifier: MSC 0391
Scope and Contents Rescued by Buford Blanton from building being demolished in downtown: Baum’s Home of Flowers. Two Baum’s ledger books (one account book 1918-ca. 1931, one a cash ledger 1932-1950).
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.216
Identifier: SPC 2009.001
Scope and Contents Five photographs of Bean family children (Ira, Lelia, Howard & Sabra). All taken by Weiser , Knoxville, Tenn. (‘opposite Post Office’). No date, 5 pcs. Believed to be the children of Tom (Thomas Jefferson) and Mollie (Mary Ann) Bean of Knoxville Tenn. (source of information: Michael Bean).
Dates: ca. 1880
Identifier: NWP 0057
Scope and Contents Bearden Press Enterprise. (Formerly West Side Story), 1991-1992
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.001
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.049
Identifier: Ephemera 2004.006
Identifier: MSC 0103
Scope and Contents Bill Hunt Collection research on Knoxville High School 1 folder rec. May 2000 (added to Box 1) contains a history compiled by Mr. Hunt concerning the placing of the KHS building on the National Register of Historic Places. Folder includes 1 photograph of Bill Hunt.
Identifier: PC 0043
Scope and Contents Billy Graham Crusade in Knoxville, and Richard M. Nixon visit, 1970). Via John W. Gill, Jr. Re: Box of photographs of evidence from the trial of protestors at the stadium. 1970 protest of Vietnam War. Includes photographs.
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.061
Scope and Contents Exhibition guides for the Museum of East Tennessee History exhibit “Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” featuring the stories of African American artists Beauford and Joseph Delaney and Ruth Cobb Brice. The exhibit was presented as a timeline featuring selected moments from Knoxville’s history. The exhibit was designed by Adam Alfrey and Rebecca P’Simer, with Steve Cotham and Bob Booker providing research. The exhibit was originally scheduled to run concurrently...
Blue & Gray (East High School), v. 1 (1961-62), v. 15 (1965-66); Blue & White (Knoxville High School) v. 4-5 (1925-27), v. 29 (1950-51). (newspapers)
Identifier: NWP 0024
Scope and Contents Blue & Gray (East High School), v. 1 (1961-62), v. 15 (1965-66); Blue & White (Knoxville High School) v. 4-5 (1925-27), v. 29 (1950-51).
Dates: 1961-1962, 1965-1966, 1925-1927, 1950-1951
Identifier: NWP 0005
Scope and Contents Knoxville High School, Blue and White. 1927-1951. Boxes 1-5, bound Blue and White in chronological order. Boxes 6-8 duplicate volumes and loose issues.
Identifier: SPC 1997.008
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.110
Scope and Contents Yearly programme booklets for the Bonny Kate Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for years 1902-1903, 1910-1911, 1911-1912, 1916-1917, and 1917-1918. Books include Topics of Monthly Meetings, Officers and Member lists, and By-Laws (not in every booklet).
Dates: 1902 - 1918
Identifier: Ephemera 2000.004
Scope and Contents Branch Bank of Tennessee at Knoxville. Blank check form. 186_. Printed by Beckett, Haws & Co., Knoxville. 1 pc.
“Bridal Memories” (Hope Brothers, Knoxville) Wedding book of Nell Elizabeth Mann and Ralph Wheeler Brown (May 15, 1929).
Scope and Contents “Bridal Memories” (Hope Brothers, Knoxville) Wedding book of Nell Elizabeth Mann and Ralph Wheeler Brown (May 15, 1929).
Identifier: MSC 0644
Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association certificates of charter, 1961-1966 (Federal Home Loan Bank Board).
Scope and Contents Certificates of charter issued to Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association, Knoxville, Tenn. Federal Home Loan Bank Board. 1961-1966. DS 6 pcs. (Some tape damage from where certificates were on display in the bank).
Identifier: APD 0004
Scope and Contents 1. Broadway Market, City of Knoxville, Tenn. Scale 3/16” to 1’ Fron[t] elevation. 60 x 18.”Bond copy made from a deteriorating blueprint, which was destroyed after copying. 2. Broadway Market, City of Knoxville, Tenn. Scale 3/16” to 1’ Front elevation. 37 x 6.” 3. Bearden Place. Broadway Market. End elevation. Xerox on bond. 30 x 12.” (Plans for buildings that may not have been built)
Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig and Rebel Ventilator (1864-1865) and Knoxville Whig and Chronicle (1875-1876).
Identifier: NWP 0049
Scope and Contents Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig and Rebel Ventilator (1864-1865) and Knoxville Whig and Chronicle (1875-1876).
Dates: 1864-65; 1875-1876