Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph signed “With much Respect, Abram J. Ryan” and photograph labeled ‘Poet and Priest. Wrote “The Conquered Banner.”’ Framed together. Note on back of frame: This photograph and autograph were given to Mrs. Felecia Grundy Foster of Nashville, Tennessee by Father Ryan. Grandmother of Mrs. Felecia Grundy Steger Gibson, 608 Hill Ave. West, Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent by Mrs. T(?) M. Steger.
Chattanooga Daily Times Confederate Reunion Supplement, October 25, 1921. Jefferson Davis on the cover. Page with Father Abram Ryan and his poem The Conquered Banner. 16 pp. Very brittle and in pieces. (ephemera)
Copy photograph of “The Volunteers,” C. C. C. Co. 1459 Tenn. N. P. 10, Sevierville, Tenn. (Original photograph loaned for copying by Mrs. Cecile S. Whitson and returned to her. Original circuit camera / panoramic photograph copied in four 8x10” sections. McClung Collection has copy negatives + two copies of poem “Company 1459” by Earl Chambers, 1935. (photocopies)
Papers of the Coffin family, especially Charles Coffin. Includes correspondence, sermons, religious writings, poems. No date, 1800-1874. Letters have been transcribed by Betty Davis in 1989, and transcription is included in the box.
Collection of Original and Selected Pieces in Poetry & Prose by John Franklin Deaderick of East Tennessee. 1828. Vols. 1 & 2. (poetry)
18th and early 19th Century papers of the Delpuech family (France & Geneva). Includes genealogy, poetry, watercolor of tulip, etc. 21 pcs. + letter from donor and envelope. Written in French.
Ellen McClung Berry Travel Materials consists of items related to the estate of Ellen McClung Berry, with a focus on her trip abroad in the late 1920’s. It includes a travel diary detailing her solo trip around the world from 1927-1928. It also contains a photo album from earlier trips to Italy with her family in the early 1920’s. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, journals, and documents involving her parents, as well as genealogy of the McClung family.
Father Abram Ryan’s original manuscript of the poem “The Conquered Banner.” Gift of Mrs. Samuel H. Keener.
Original manuscript of the Civil War poem “The Conquered Banner” by Father Abram Ryan + 1867 letter from Ryan to Mrs. Ricardi. ALS 2 pp. Also, photocopies 1960s letters from Edward A. Egan to Mrs. J.C. Burke re: biography of Father Ryan.
Photocopy of scrapbook of clippings and articles compiled by H. O. Nelson. Subjects include Zollicoffer Castle, poems, Dr. John M. Boyd, Civil War, historical buildings of Knoxville.
Includes Scrapbook of clippings and poems by Jane Merchant glued into a hardcover book, 1952-1955. Title on cover says ‘POEMS Jane H. Merchant’; typed title page ‘Volume II Poems by Jane H. Merchant.’ It was the property of Eva Venable, Knoxville, Tenn. The collection also includes several snapshots, poems by Jane Merchant (handwritten, typed, and printed), printed articles, and newspaper clippings.
Loudon High School Commencement Program, May 18, 1944; Commencement invitation; “Who’s Who of the Senior Class, 1944”; snapshot of group, Spring ‘44; photograph of graduating class (IDs on back).; newspaper clipping from the Loudon County Herald, June 22, 1967, ‘LHS Class of 1944 Sets Reunion.’; “The Class of ‘44” poem.
Six handwritten poems by Louisa Walker (one of the five Walker Sisters of the Great Smoky Mountains). Illustrated by Hazel Shelton. No date. Poem titles are: “Autumn”; untitled “I love early spring...” (signed); untitled “Spring comes along...” (signed); “Thanksgiving Day” (signed); “Deep in the Heart of the Smokies.”; “My Mountain Home” (signed) 2 pp. (re: losing home to the Park). + clipping picturing the five Walker Sisters.
Marshall manuscripts. Anti-slavery ‘Ballet[ballad] for Saml. Marshall,’ 1799; letter from N. B. McNabb, 1854. (Gift of Bill Elliott and Mrs. Niota Elliott Eggers)
Mary Strong’s Album (contains poems and autographs), 1830s. Family entries from Hazen & Mabry Family Bible. PHOTOCOPIES.
The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
April 10, 1959 letter from Jane Merchant, Knoxville, to Mrs. Monroe. ALS 1 p. + clippings about Merchant and her poems.
Minnie G. Shetterly autograph album, Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 23, 1880. Contains sentiments, poems, a holiday card, a fragment of fabric, small drawings, ca. 1880-1882, and signatures (including Jno. C. Houk, Knoxville). One album in blue hard cover. 7 x 4.25”.
Added to this collection: Ada M. Larew (Mrs. Charles L. Larew) scrapbook, 1923-1934. Includes stories and poems by Mrs. Larew and framed tribute to George Washington by Mrs. Larew (from box on CS 10-07) Manuscripts, fiction, poems, published and unpublished.
Seven account books, 1926-1945, from Naveh Cottage (also known as the Home for Friendless Babies), 2236 Woodbine Ave., Knoxville. Includes: receipts and expenses, non-cash donations, laundries, some notes on girls at Naveh Cottage, and teachers. Also: Purpose of the Naveh Cottage Board, n.d. (1 p.) + Octavia B. Phillips’ poem, “The Broken String,” 1938 (1 p.).