Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Album of Albert Chavannes (1841-1913), a French-speaking Swiss American of Knoxville, presented to him by his aunt Anna Francillon Chavannes. Contains writings in French (poems) and sketches, most done in pencil and signed. MM.1993.021 a: is the original album MM.1993.021 b: photocopy of the album. Cover is missing; loose pages.
Album of Knoxville History (Trivia); Album on Millenium Manor Castle, Alcoa (Tenn.).
Photograph album of Mary Jane Mize Chumlea (born Oct. 10, 1854 in Georgia), second wife of William Claiborne Chumlea (born Aug. 31, 1845 in Knox Co., Tenn. He was a lawyer in Blount Co., Tenn. for 50 years after the Civil War). Album was probably started after their marriage in 1880. Contains 48 photographs, many identified. Album is in poor condition with loose pages and hinge missing from cover. Most photographs are of Chumlea family members or relatives.
David Thomas Kirk: personal journals, family photograph album, newspaper clippings etc. 1899-1959. Kirk was a Methodist minister, farmer and house builder. Details of life in Bybee, Cocke County, Tenn. 2 boxes.
Ellen Renshaw House Fletcher (1843-1907) kept the Civil War diary in Knoxville which was published as “A Very Violent Rebel.” After the war Ellen married James William Fletcher, and the family remained in Knoxville, Tennessee. She and her family are buried in Old Gray Cemetery. The collection includes photographs, small artifacts, and a few documents mostly from the postwar years.
Hope family letters, no date, 1823-1838; poem “Our Boys,” 1884; three photograph albums containing Hope family snapshots and pictures of local resorts, the Appalachian Exposition, Great Smoky Mountains, Elkmont, Henderson Springs, Jamestown Exposition, World War I parade in Knoxville, ships, etc.; Thomas Hope documents; The Builder’s Golden Rule by William Pain, no date (before 1828). Contains notes and entries by Thomas Hope.
Album of photographs taken by James E. Thompson, ca. 1904-1905, of the construction of streetcar tracks in Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn. 1 album (90 leaves, 720 photographs). Backs of photographs are identified with job number, date, job location.
Photograph album of James Robinson Ogden, who came to Knoxville with the 2nd Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War, Leather 5x6” album containing mostly Civil War era CDVs (cartes-de-visite). 22 photographs. Subjects include: John Keyes, view of Knoxville(?), [General Ambrose] Burnside, General George Stoneman, James R. Mitchell, H.C. Squire(?), W. Chamberlain, Henry Chester, E.C. Ruggles.
Red leather album Presented to James Vandeventer (Van Deventer) by Louis Le Couteulx, Buffalo, April 7, 1841. Contains sketches of faces depicting emotions. 1 vol.
Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.
Mary Strong’s Album (contains poems and autographs), 1830s. Family entries from Hazen & Mabry Family Bible. PHOTOCOPIES.
Miss Lucie Fain Photograph Album, mostly carte d vixite photographs. Only a few are identified, most of them relatives of Lucie Fain. “Miss Lucie Fain” imprinted on the cover of the album. A few later photographs are tucked into the album.
Photograph album donated by Miss Gussie Tutterow; owner of album not known. 4 x 5 6/8” album with 20 CDVs (cartes-de-visite), 4 tintypes, and 2 index cards. Most are unidentified portraits. Two IDs: Josie Hundly (?) and toddler Annie Pearl Hayes (born 1875). One of the index cards has an untitled poem with the repeated line ‘In the Upper Garden.’
Photographs Showing Progress of Construction Gay Street Viaduct. Knoxville, Tennessee. 1919. L. W. Frierson, Supervising Engr. Taken by Thompson Brothers, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 album 7 x 12.5”: 25 photographs mounted on linen.
One box of Taylor photograph albums and scrapbooks including the following: 7 photograph albums; 2 postcard albums; 4 scrapbooks including one labeled “Historical Scraps, F.W. Taylor, Jr.” ; and 22 loose photographs including 1 carte de visite of Lloyd Branson.