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Ambrotypes

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

[Z.T. Willet] and others Civil War ambrotype, 1861 (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2010.006
Scope and Contents Cased ambrotype of four people, one in Confederate uniform believed to be Z. T. Willet based on newspaper clipping found with ambrotype. The other man is holding a Confederate uniform cap. Two unidentified women also in picture. Gold highlights and light tinting added to image. Break in glass at left, running across man in uniform. Handwritten note with picture: Taken by J. W. Keen, [Jonesboro, Tenn.]. October 14, 1861. Newspaper clipping (Corinth, Miss, April 18, [18]62) with ambrotype mention...
Dates: 1861-1862