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Presbyterian churches

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Buckner Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0339
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, photographs, deeds (Sam E. Young’s papers), printed material, calling cards, dentist’s records; 1 folder with house plans. Diploma from Vanderbilt University for Henry Thomas Boyd, Doctor of Dental Surgery, April 27, 1900. Diploma is attached to a heavy paper advertisement for a backing. 1 pc. Class photograph, Vanderbilt University Dental Department, 1900. H. T. Boyd and all members are identified (along with their home states). Photograph is on mat board. [Class...
Dates: 1900-1962

Carson Papers, 1938, 1944.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1985.004
Scope and Contents

Aug. 5, 1938, vacation church school certificate, Toqua Presbyterian Church, Monroe County, Tenn., to John Carson, Jr. 1 pc. April 12, 1944, letter from Lissie, Newport, Tenn., to Aunt Lucy. TLS 1 p. Re: request for family information for tombstones, family news. + copy of ca. 1907 resolution in memory of Fannie Wiggins. By R. H. Carson. TS 1 p.

Dates: 1938-1944

Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church bulletin

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.096
Scope and Contents

Bulletin from Sunday morning worship service at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church on November 18, 1945. Front of bulletin has photo of church.

Dates: 1945

Ellen W. White diary, 1860-1865.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1994.007
Scope and Contents MM.1994.007 a: Diary of Ellen W. White (Eleanor Wilson White, 1842-1889), 1860-1865. (original bound volume). MM.1994.007 b: Diary of Ellen W. White (Eleanor Wilson White, 1842-1889), 1860-1865. (photocopy). Diary of Ellen W. White (Eleanor Wilson White) (1842-1889), Knoxville, Tenn. Mentions family matters; birth of niece May Lawson McGhee (p. 7); McGhee plantation ‘Tuskeegee’; Second Presbyterian Church (p. 16); Uncle Thomas Humes (pp. 44-45 and other); Civil War (p. 42 and after). The...
Dates: 1860-1865

First Presbyterian Church articles (Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.1986.001
Scope and Contents

Articles and church publications on the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville and the 82nd Grand Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, held in Knoxville in 1942. (Photocopies)

Dates: 1986

First Presbyterian Church minutes, Knoxville, Tenn. 1869.

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Identifier: MM.1981.167
Scope and Contents

Minutes of two sessions of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. June 13 and 27, 1869. Re: disposition of pews, ordination of Elder J. A. Rayl. ADS 1 pc.

Dates: 1869

First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. Correspondence, 1864-1866.

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Identifier: MM.1981.107
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.

Dates: 1864-1866

Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). Report of the Treasurer, November 1, 1889-November 1, 1890.

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Identifier: MM.nd.058
Scope and Contents

Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). Report of the Treasurer, November 1, 1889-November 1, 1890. 1 p.

Dates: 1889-1890

Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier,...
Dates: 1911-1971

“Historical Sketch of Union Presbyterial Society” by Jessie Heron, 1894.

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Identifier: MM.1997.086
Scope and Contents

“Historical Sketch of Union Presbyterial Society” by Jessie Heron (later Mrs. Howard Parker), 1894. Photocopy of original manuscript (in possession of author’s daughter Mrs. W. H. George (Annie Parker), of Maryville, Tenn.

Dates: 1894

“History of Eusebia Church” by Virginia McTeer, 1934.

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Identifier: MM.1979.050
Scope and Contents

“History of Eusebia Church” by Virginia McTeer, 1934. 3 pp. + musical history of Eusebia, 2 pp. (Both items have been photocopies and placed in the VF: Blount County, Tenn. Churches.’) + November 14, 1956 Maryville Enterprise with an article on the church’s history.

Dates: 1934

Lebanon-in-the-Fork and First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. By Dr. W. F. Wadsworth.

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Identifier: MM.1997.085
Scope and Contents Lebanon-in-the-Fork and First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville: The Beginnings. By Dr. W. F. Wadsworth, Retired Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of East Tennessee. Historical sketch prepared for First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville’s bicentennial [1992]. Photocopied TS 14 pp. + ‘A copy of the correspondence that took place between the Elders of the First Presbyterian Church at Knoxville and the military authorities at said point in relation to the occupancy and abuse of said church.’ (Civil...
Dates: 1992

Lebanon Presbyterian Church

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Identifier: SPC 2007.008
Scope and Contents

Lebanon Presbyterian Church and Gilbert Ryder (who took most of the photographs). Color Polaroid prints and snapshots.

Dates: undated

Marriage Record of Rev. W. A. Harrison, 1853-1899 (Gift of Marjorie Krull).

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Identifier: MM.1999.054 a&b
Scope and Contents MM.1999.054 a: Marriage record of Rev. W. A. Harrison, 1853-1899. Includes marriages in Knoxville, Tenn., Harrodsburg and Henderson, Ky., and Ala. Back of volume includes some death and baptism records, ca. 1880s-1890s. 1 vol. (Front cover off; some damage to pages). MM.1999.054 b: Loose papers include: clippings; handwritten sermon; printed list of [Church] members with Rev. W. A. Harrison [Third Presbyterian Church, Knoxville?]; blank certificate of dismission; empty envelope addressed to...
Dates: 1853-1899

New Prospect Presbyterian Church Records, 1834-1927 (Knox County, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0138
Scope and Contents

Three volumes (Nov. 8, 1834-April 22, 1871; Sept. 19, 1971-April 7, 1913; April 13, 1913-April 10, 1927) of Minutes of Session and Historical Notes of New Prospect Presbyterian Church, Knox County, Tenn. Includes lists of members, church officers, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

Dates: 1834-1927

New Providence Presbyterian Church, Hawkins County, Tenn. (Photocopy)

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Identifier: MM.1976.002
Scope and Contents

Photocopies made from papers in the possession of Miss Jane Armstrong and New Providence Presbyterian Church, Stony Point, Surgoinsville, Tenn.; and Mrs. Ruth Amis Crowe, Church Hill, Tenn. Hawkins County, Tenn.: various records, histories, etc. of New Providence Presbyterian Church; Well’s Church; Maxwell Academy; New Providence Academy; New Providence High School; Armstrong family.

Dates: 1976

New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.].

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Identifier: MM.1998.035 a-c
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New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.]. Gift of W. A. McTeer.

Dates: 1881-1892

New Salem Church Book, 1840-1890, Whitesburg, Tenn.

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Identifier: MM.2013.026
Scope and Contents

New Salem Presbyterian Church Manuscript record book from this Whitesburg, Tennessee, church with Session minutes (1840-1890), several membership lists, list of children baptized, etc. Blank book bound in boards and leather spine, lettered by hand "New Salem Church Book". Ca 125pp (ca. 40 used). Important record of this church originally in Jefferson County, then Hamblen County.

Dates: 1840-1890

Park City Presbyterian Church and Manse, Knoxville, Tenn.

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Identifier: SPC 1997.024
Scope and Contents

Snapshots of Park City Presbyterian Church and Manse, Knoxville, Tenn. (1 sepia, 1 B&W, fading).

Dates: undated

Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873- [1921]. By Mrs. Bella Cowan Rhea.

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Identifier: MM.1997.064
Scope and Contents

“Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873-[1921]. Written and Read by Mrs. Bella Cowan Rhea at the Thank-offering meeting held in the Church, November 22, 1921. 2 copies TS 6 pp. and TS 8 pp. + mimeograph copy of 1908 memorial meeting of the group. 10 pp.

Dates: 1873-1921

Redeemer Church of Knoxville

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Identifier: Ephemera 2022.013
Scope and Contents

Bulletins, mailings, and other ephemera from the Redeemer Church of Knoxville (1642 Highland Avenue)

Dates: 2022

Rev. J. M. Hoffmeister diary, sermons, letter, essay.

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Identifier: MM.2019.006
Scope and Contents J. M. Hoffmeister, Presbyterian minister, died Jan. 31, 1864, in Bristol, Tenn., where he was the minister of the Presbyterian Church. Hoffmeister wrote “Come to the Rescue: An Appeal to the People of the South” published in 1863. Diary fragments, 1844-45, ca 25 pp.; College essay entitled “Maryville,” 4 pp,. signed by Hoffmeister and dated May 29, 1846, graded by Andrew Blackburn, who signed his comments; Love letter to “Lizzie” 1847; Speech “An Address on the Subject of the Maine Liquor...
Dates: 1844 - 1864

Seminary Thesis by David F. Swartz

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Identifier: MM.2022.007
Scope and Contents

David F. Swartz thesis titled "The Philosophy of Evangelism of the Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. in the Southern Mountains" (Special emphasis is placed on the relationship of the Board of National Missions to the religious need of Yancey County, North Carolina) The thesis was submitted "in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of B.D."

Dates: 1950

Shiloh Presbyterian Church Minutes of the Board, 1867-1873.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2012.009
Scope and Contents

Shiloh Presbyterian Church Minutes of the Board, 1867-1873. Knoxville, Tenn. First 28 pages are missing. Minutes begin on p. 30 for Nov. 4, 1869-Aug. 7, 1873 (p. 106). Part of p. 39/40, 65/66, 67/68 and last pages were cut out or missing. Page 49/50, 59-62, 71-74, 77-80, 83-86, 101/102, 107-118 missing. 1871 list of members on pp. 87-91. Front flyleaf inscribed “Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, No. 3.” First pastor was Rev. Geo. W. Levere. African-American Church.

Dates: 1867-1873

Shunem Presbyterian Church record book, 1853-1879.

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Identifier: MM.1987.007 a&b
Scope and Contents

MM.1987.007a original record book of Shunem Presbyterian Church, Strawberry Plains, Tenn., 1853-1879. MM.1987.007b Photocopy of Shunem Presbyterian Church record book. Use this photocopy to make additional photocopies.

Dates: 1853-1879

Spring Place Presbyterian Church. Fair Garden School PTA. Gift of Richard Wright.

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Identifier: MSC 0834
Scope and Contents

Ladies Missionary and Aid Society of the Spring Place Presbyterian Church records kept by Mrs. George Buffat, 1936-1947. 8 volumes. Fair Garden School PTA history scrapbook, 1932-1940. 1 volume. (Fair Garden and Burlington communities, Knox County, Tenn).

Dates: 1932-1947

Strawberry Plains Presbyterian Church (Shunem Church) History by Daniel Meek, ca. 1850.

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Identifier: MM.1979.045
Scope and Contents

Strawberry Plains Presbyterian Church (Shunem Church) History by Daniel Meek, ca. 1850. Lists names of ministers and locations of churches. 6 pp. (+ pencil notes taken from the history, 3 pp.). + 1857 ‘receipts’ for varnish, blackberry wine, colouring black, and curing rheumatic pains. 1 p.

Dates: circa 1850

Tazewell Presbyterian Church records, 1829-1915 .

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Identifier: MM.2012.002
Scope and Contents

Records for Tazewell Presbyterian Church 1829-1915, including records of members, baptisms, deaths, monetary offerings and payments to church officials (Reverend Nathaniel Hood); Index for entire book; Begin series of numbered pages, pages 1-8: Organization records as kept by M. Graham from October 23, 1829 to January 13, 1843. Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tenn.

Dates: 1829 - 1915

The Church Calendar of Prayer

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.222
Scope and Contents

The Church Calendar of Prayer for the missionary, evangelistic, and our educational causes of the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. published for the General Assembly by the Executive Committee of Religious Education and Publication, Richmond, Va.

Dates: 1937

W. Russell Briscoe speech about 175th anniversary, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn. October 29, 1967. (Photocopy).

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Identifier: MM.1979.043
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.

Dates: 1967