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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Acuff, Judd. Monthly Advisory Reports to Secretary of the District Advisory Board, 1907-1915.

Identifier: MM.2010.017
Scope and Contents

Monthly Advisory Reports to Secretary of the District Advisory Board, 1907-1915. School reports from Judd Acuff, Teacher, Luttrell, Tenn.

Dates: 1907-1915

Autograph book and diary of Jennie Boyd Ramsey

Identifier: MM.2019.064
Scope and Contents Autograph book(1882-1887) and diary (1885) of Jennie Boyd Ramsey (1865-1955). The diary documents her first foray as a school teacher in Possum Valley southeast Knox County. A segment of Old Possum Valley Road still exists along the Fort Loudon Lake just south of the Cove at Concord. Otherwise it has pretty much vanished, partly under the Fort Loudon Lake. Jennie and her friend had to travel to Unitia in Loudon County to get her teaching certificate for her new position at Shady Grove. A...
Dates: 1882 - 1887

B/w photograph of Dove, Tenn. 1929

Identifier: SPC 2016.023
Scope and Contents

B/w photograph of Dove Tenn.; teachers Blanch Alcock & Margaret McDowell are on their way by car from Florida where they taught to their home in Waverly, Iowa

Dates: 1929

C. C. Justus Collection (History).

Identifier: MSC 0904
Scope and Contents

C. C. (Cummins C.) Justus was an educator, writer, and historian who lived in Knoxville for much of his adult life. He was born in Grainger County, attended Powder Springs Academy, the University of Tennessee, and Harvard. He was superintendent of schools for Grainger County. He taught at Central High School in Knox county, Tullahoma, and Clinton. He was a master mason and a member of Masonic Lodge, no. 244. The collection includes scrapbooks of local history and family history.

Dates: 1915-1949

Certificate of Distinction from East Tennessee Education Association

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.219
Scope and Contents

“The East Tennessee Education Association awards this Certificate of Distinction to the public school system of Lenoir City In Recognition of the Fact that this System had One Hundred per Centum of its White Teachers in Actual Attendance at the Thirty-Fifth Annual Session of this Association. Given this the 28th day of October 1939.” Includes seal.

Dates: 1939

Charles S. Means Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0849
Scope and Contents Brass school bell with wooden handle, approx. 7” tall and 4” base diameter Four daguerreotype cases, three containing daguerreotypes (man and woman in similar cases (3”x3.5”), young man in uniform, and one empty case (3”x2.5”)) Noah Webster The Elementary Spelling Book (New York: American Book Co., 1909) Newspaper clippings and obituary for Charles S. Means Memorial notice (gold letters on black paper) for James Henry, Katherine Henry, Mary Henry, and Elizabeth Henry Two letters from William...
Dates: 1940s-1950s and earlier

East Tennessee Education Association certificate of distinction to Knox County, 1939.

Identifier: MM.2003.001
Scope and Contents

East Tennessee Education Association certificate of distinction to Knox County Public School System for 100% attendance of white teachers in attendance of annual session. October 28, 1939. Printed certificate with seal signed by D.S.(?) Burleson(?). DS 1 pc.

Dates: 1939

George L. Ridenour Collection

Identifier: MSC 0968
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal ephemera relating to Dr. George L. Ridenour including photographs, correspondence with his daughter, Crea Ridenour, and legal documents.

Dates: 1936 - 1978

Knox County, Tenn., Schools, 1882, 1889-90.

Identifier: MM.2016.004
Scope and Contents

MM-2016-004 a Contract with Teacher. Jno. M. Love, Knox County, Tenn. at Shieldstown(?) School. Signed by Directors A. Buffat, J .H. Smith and Geo. A. McNutt. Also signed by J. M. Love. September 18, 1882. DS 1 pc.

Dates: 1882-1890

Michael Davis, Arithmetic, ca. 1797.

Identifier: MM.1997.115 a&b
Scope and Contents Two handwritten volumes re: arithmetic, mathematics, etc. done by Michael Davis, ca. 1797. MM.1997.115 a: Vol. 1. Includes family entries for the John and Rebecca Davis family, the Josiah and Nancy Berry family, and the Thomas and Mary Neatherey family. Original entry dates go up to ca. 1843. Also includes : ‘A List of Jurors in Captain Williams’ Company, Knox County, Tenn.’ 1830; and 1831 list of support paid for Patsy Summers, a pauper of Knox County. MM.1997.115 b: Vol. 2. Includes short...
Dates: circa 1797-1843

Photographs: Marble quarries; Elkmont; Pine Mountain, Ky. Schockel (photographer?)

Identifier: SPC 2019.026
Scope and Contents Schockel (photographer?): 4 rolled photographs by James E. Thompson mounted on linen, marble quarries; Cataloged as SPC 2005.003 in CS 05-08 Photograph Box 6: 13 B&W photographs with ID (some on postcard backing) (Holston River near Jefferson City, Tenn; Camp Beacon Knob, 1912; Pinnacle Marble Quarry, Knoxville; Townsend Lumber Camp above Elkmont; Little River RR , loading logs above Elkmont; snaking logs above Elkmont; WCTU Settlement School, Hindman, Ky.; canal on s. edge of campus;...
Dates: 1910s

William Hawn (1834-1888) Papers., ca. 1847-ca. 1953. (Gift of Burrell Hawn).

Identifier: MSC 0699
Scope and Contents Correspondence of William Hawn (1834-1888) family, Knox County, Tenn. Papers cover the years ca. 1847-ca. 1953. Includes parents of William Hawn, Jacob and Elizabeth Hawn; and brothers Michael, John, Andrew (A.L. ) , and Joseph Hawn. Subjects include Civil War era papers with William, John and Michael fighting with the Union Army (Co. E, 13th Indiana Cavalry) and A.L. in the Confederate Army (Co. B, 3rd Tennessee Cavalry). Includes letters to and from home, paperwork, receipts, books,...
Dates: circa 1847-1953