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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Aileen Seilaz Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Anthony Trent Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0480
Scope and Contents Ballinger research; 1855 ledger (very damaged); postcards; Sons of Confederate Veterans Tennessee automobile license plate (2008) Brushy Mountain program and photographs 2013; Transcription of audio recording of Earle A. Northern; additional items 8-11-2014 ASARCO, zinc mining, paper, Mascot, token from American Zinc Co. for 1 pt. of milk from Farm; Letter from C. M. Smith, Tampico Mills, to Mrs. L. A. Read, Three Springs about purchase of corn crop 2-7-1900; additional postcards, first day...
Dates: 1855, 1900, 1990-2014

Appalachian Fair postcard

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.054
Scope and Contents Newport, Tenn., Appalachian Fair postcard, 1912. Unused card shows Cocke County Sheriff C.E. Dawson and gives all info about Fair. Reverse has short info pitch and divided back.
Dates: 1912

Arrowmont postcards

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.003
Scope and Contents Five unused postcards featuring Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 1) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard Mural 2) Arrowmont Red Barn 3) Marian G. Heard Resource Center Courtyard 4) Windgate Center for Wood 5) Arrowmont Woodturned Totems
Dates: unknown

Barbara Jean Small Scrapbook of Valentines

Identifier: PAS 0057
Scope and Contents Barbara Jean Small scrapbook of Valentines, ca. 1930s. (Album in poor condition; cards generally good condition). + 1934 birthday postcard to Barbara Jean Small, Athens, Tenn. + July 26, 1948 membership receipt, Mrs. H. Lynn Small, Athens, Tenn., to Volunteer Electric Cooperative.
Dates: ca. 1930s

Big Spring Church history by Mr. W. S. Rosenbalm, 1934.

Identifier: MM.1997.036
Scope and Contents History of Big Spring Church (organized 1800? 1796?, Claiborne County, Tenn.). November 22, 1934, letter from W. S. Rosenbalm, Tazewell, Tenn., to John I. Snyder (Director, Land Acquisition, TVA) re: history of the Big Spring Church, its cemetery, is land to be taken for Norris Reservoir? LS 2 pp. (1 pc.) + 3 related memos and letters, a postcard of the church, and a printed page of church history.
Dates: 1934

C. Milton Hinshilwood slides

Identifier: SPC 2000.002
Scope and Contents Slides of postcards copies by C. Milton Hinshilwood. (70 slides are of Tennessee Court House postcards; 107 slides are postcard views of Knoxville).
Dates: 1900s

C. Morse Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0277
Scope and Contents Papers of C. A. and C. R. Morse and family. Includes: correspondence, (1836), 1875-1929; genealogical research on Bigelow, Lowell, Morse, Rodgers families; Citizen’s Bank & Trust Company wallet; Morse family postcards, 1904 (11 pcs.); C. A. Morse diary, 1885, Faulkton, Dakota; ECCE ORIENTI (Rites and Ceremonies of the Essenes), 1889; Ku Klux Klan constitution and by-laws, 1921; “The University of Tennessee and Beta Alpha Omega”; Orange & White, March 17, 1917; misc., including notes on...
Dates: 1875-1929

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Charles Suddarth Kelly Collection

Identifier: SPC 2019.016
Scope and Contents Ca. 2,500 slides taken by Charles Suddarth Kelly (Knoxville, Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville Hyatt construction site; family home “Ponduckii”; copies of Knoxville postcards);
Dates: 1950-1975

Chester Kilgore Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2011.007
Scope and Contents Five mounted photographs + 1 oversize color postcard of the Andrew Johnson Hotel dining room. SPC 2011.007.001 Friends Normal School, Maryville, Tenn. J. Peden & Co., Main St., Knoxville. SPC 2011.007.002 J. Parnick Smith’s holiday sale signs on store, 1915, 205 Main St. (Maryville?). Taken by A.L. Butcher, Maryville, Tenn. SPC 2011.007.003 J. Parnick Smith store interior. SPC 2011.007.004 Costume party (Halloween?). SPC 2011.007.005 Unidentified house.
Dates: 1915

Col. Sam King letters from Charles C. Ross, 1923 + postcards and photograph of the elm tree at Rotherwood.

Identifier: MM.2003.018
Scope and Contents Two letters from Charles C. Ross, Knoxville, to Col. Sam King, Bristol, Tenn. September 14, 1923 and no date + one envelope postmarked September 14, 1923. Re: Charles C. Ross’s history about his father and the history of Rotherwood. Signed typed letter. 1 post card + one undated handwritten note. Also one B&W snapshot of the famous elm tree (at Rotherwood) and three postcards of Rotherwood showing the tree (one labeled ‘the Phipps home’ on the back).
Dates: 1923

Commemorative envelopes, postcards, postal cachets, and commemorative stamps, including McGhee Tyson Airport, John Sevier and others.

Identifier: Ephemera 2015.004
Scope and Contents McGhee Tyson Airport Official Dedication Envelopes, October 15, 1937 (4 items); 1 airmail postcard; 1938 postal cachets (30 items); envelopes with stamps 1937-1965 (162 items) Printed envelope with stamps and images for the Bicentennial of the death of John Sevier [cachets are special printed or inscribed messages on the envelopes]
Dates: 1933-1965

Dinwiddie and Saylor memorial (re: arrest of Harvey Logan, 1915).

Identifier: MM.1976.006
Scope and Contents Memorial to officers Robert T. Saylor and William Dinwiddie re: arrest of outlaw Harvey Logan, 1915. Postcard picturing William Dinwiddie. Ca. 1914 newspaper clipping re: death of Dinwiddie.
Dates: 1915

Earl D. Reed Collection. World War II photograph albums, U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Marine Corps material.

Identifier: MSC 0347
Scope and Contents The Earl D. Reed Collection contains Mr. Reed's two photograph albums and related printed material. The two photograph albums, which document his career with the U. S. military in the 1930s and 1940s, are particularly interesting, since these include photographs of the fighting between the Japanese and Chinese forces in China in the years before World War II. The collection, housed in two boxes, was a gift of Judy Cowden in December 2005. The collection includes: U.S. Naval Academy, two...
Dates: 1930-1945

Elihu and Elijah Embree Papers, 1805-1894.

Identifier: MM.2007.003 a&b
Scope and Contents MM-2007-003 a: 8 manuscript items re: Elihu and Elijah Embree. 1805-1894. Detailed listing with this folder. MM-2007-003 b: "Elihu Embree, Abolitionist" By Rev. E.E. Hoss, D.D., LL.D. (Editor of the Christian Advocate.). The American Historical Magazine, Vol. II, No. 2, April 1897. Pp. 113-138. Cover missing; Photocopy of biographical sketch of Elihu and Elijah Embree. Source not cited; Photo postcard of 'Home of "Emancipator" first abolitionist paper in America. Published in Jonesboro, Tenn.,...
Dates: 1805-1894

Fountain City Heritage Collection (includes photographs) (via Dr. Jim Tumblin).

Identifier: MSC 0595
Scope and Contents Photographs of Central High School, Fountain City, Tenn. -One 8x10” undated group picture (outside); -10x14” photographs by Thompson of Class of [19]38 (3 copies), Class of [19]41 (3 copies), Class of [19]42 (3 copies), Class of [19]43 (3 copies), Class of [19]44 (1 copy), Class of [19]48 (3 copies). -Original E. J. Graves photograph of the [G. W. Ross] house on Broadway. Mounted (corner and upper center broken). -Copy of scanned 1903 plat map of property of Howard Karnes. -“Walking Tour of...
Dates: 1938-1956

Frances Curtis Allison Young Collection

Identifier: MSC 0895
Scope and Contents Album of postcards, mostly East Tennessee; store ledger from Roane Mountain, Tenn., 1901; photographs, including 5 x7 “ photograph of Spanish-American War group with David Alexander Simerly seated at far right (related to pamphlet also given at this time, which was added to Pamphlet Collection: Roster of the Third Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, USA, 1898); ephemera re: Knoxville Marble from Jas. S. Clark & Co., Louisville, Ky.
Dates: 1900s

George F. Barber Collection

Identifier: MSC 0353
Scope and Contents George F. Barber Collection Inventory, available. Scope: Personal and business papers, correspondence, photographs, patent documents, and writings of George F. Barber and his architectural firms. Collection contains original drawings, sketches, studies, scrapbooks, artifacts, house plans, original illustrated catalogues published by George F. Barber and Co., Barber & Kluttz, and Barber & Boardman, original letterhead and related papers, and information about Barber Houses, collectibles,...
Dates: 1874 - 1913

Great Smoky Mountains photographs

Identifier: PC 0034
Scope and Contents 14 large mounted b&w photographs, 3 oversize unmounted b&w photographs; 19 photographic postcards (same images as oversize photographs). Subjects include: Church & schoolhouse; Little Greenbrier; Milas Messer making barrel hoops; Cove Creek, N.C.; Walker Sisters cabin; Whaley Motel, Gatlinburg, etc.
Dates: 1920s-1930s

H. P. Ijams Christmas Postcards. Printed from original cards designed by H. P. Ijams between 1914-1940s. Ijams Nature Center.

Identifier: Ephemera 2010.010
Scope and Contents H. P. Ijams Christmas Postcards. Printed from original cards designed by H. P. Ijams between 1914-1940s. Ijams Nature Center.
Dates: 2010

Harry Harrison Kroll to Lawrence Edwards. (postcard) 12-3-1947.

Identifier: MM.2010.018
Scope and Contents Harry Harrison Kroll to Lawrence Edwards. (postcard) 12-3-1947 about folk speech in local color writing.
Dates: 1947

Hawkins County Postcard Collection (George E. Webb, Hawkins County Records)

Identifier: PC 0099
Scope and Contents Arranged by place and/or subject. Finding Aid available. (375 postcards in archival sleeves)
Dates: 1905-2010

Hotel Andrew Johnson (oversize postcards)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.136
Scope and Contents Oversize color postcards hotel exterior or swimming pool.
Dates: unknown

Hugh C. Tyler postcard

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.064
Scope and Contents Postcard sent to France from Hugh C. Tyler (James Agee’s uncle). ALS. Postmark Knoxville, Tenn. May 18 1904. Titled 7045. County Bridge over Tennessee River, Knoxville, Tenn.

“Knoxville Tenn. May 18/04 My Dear E. This is a view of the town from the south side of the Tennessee River. Your card showing the big square and theatre came this week. Montpelier must be a fine city. Sincerely Hugh C. Tyler 1115 W. Clinch Ave”
Dates: 1904

Invitation to ETHS’s Night at the Museum honoring Cherel B. Henderson

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.006
Scope and Contents Two copies of the oversize postcard invitation to the Museum of East Tennessee History’s Night at the Museum on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 7:00pm. The event is virtual and honors East Tennessee Historical Society’s retired executive director Cherel B. Henderson. Tickets for ETHS Members are $75; General Public $100 with proceeds benefitting ETHS.
Dates: 2021

Jim Thompson photographs, 1920-1940

Identifier: PC 0087
Scope and Contents Thompson photographs (many with linen backing), 1920-1940.
Dates: 1920-1940

Joan W. Engle Gift--WWI material.

Identifier: MSC 0681
Scope and Contents 215 postcards, 13 pcs. WWI papers, 9 photographs, misc. items. Subjects: World War I, postcards, photographs of WWI soldier in uniform, Mrs. Belle Jones, Robert Taylor Jones, YMCA mail to soldiers, photograph-postcards of military scenes in Europe, Knoxville postcards, Co. C, 5th Division, 7th US Engineers, US Expeditionary Forces, WWI letter, ephemera. Knoxville postcards: The Hotel Farragut (2 copies), the Masonic Temple, Holston National Bank, C.B. Atkins Residence, Lawson McGhee Library,...
Dates: 1910s

Knoxville Postcard Album “Have A Look At Our City.”

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