Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.096
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 first...
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)
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.
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.
Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). Report of the Treasurer, November 1, 1889-November 1, 1890.
Scope and Contents Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). Report of the Treasurer, November 1, 1889-November 1, 1890. 1 p.
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, the...
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.
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.
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 . 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...
Identifier: SPC 2007.008
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 W....
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.
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.
New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.].
Identifier: MM.1998.035 a-c
Scope and Contents New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.]. Gift of W. A. McTeer.
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.
Identifier: SPC 1997.024
Scope and Contents Snapshots of Park City Presbyterian Church and Manse, Knoxville, Tenn. (1 sepia, 1 B&W, fading).
Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873- . By Mrs. Bella Cowan Rhea.
Scope and Contents “Record of the Formation and Early History of the Woman’s Local Missionary Society of the Second Presbyterian Church, 1873-. 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.
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 Laws...
Dates: 1844 - 1864
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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.
Welsh Records. Includes First Congregational Church Minute Book, 1895-1904. (Gift of Sarah J. Monier)
Identifier: MSC 0296
Scope and Contents Knoxville Welsh community records, including: First Congregational Church Minute Book, 1895-1904; Welsh gold medal “Knoxville 1890”; photograph of Eleanor Lewis, 1939; three promissory notes for the purchase of the Atkins Street Presbyterian Church (old Welsh Church), 1902, 1903, 1904; typescript notes re: Knoxville Welsh community from Elizabeth Morris; letter from Mrs. Stanley Brown, Jr., Knoxville, to Mrs. Ted Lewis, 1974.
Identifier: MSC 0023
Scope and Contents Will A. McTeer was born in Blount County, Tenn., and lived there most of his life. He was a lawyer, legislator and banker. In 1862 he joined the Third Tennessee Cavalry of the Union Army as a private and retired as a major at the end of the Civil War. He married Mary T. Wilson, who died in 1898. In 1903 he married Mrs. Lucy Tilden Wilson, with whom he had one child, Wilson McTeer. Will A. McTeer attended Maryville College, served as circuit court clerk for Blount County from 1868-1878, was a...