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Temperance

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

David Fleming diary, 1834-1845.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.079
Scope and Contents

Diary of David Fleming (May 4, 1799-1868), East Tennessee minister, May 1834-December 1845 (some gaps). Incomplete diary mentions preaching at Knoxville, Maryville, Morganton, Gallaher Creek, New Market, Dandridge, and Sevierville, Tenn.; Hopkinsianism; slavery; temperance; E. H. College; revivals; March 19-20, 1843 comet; local ministers, etc.

Dates: 1834-1845

Knoxville Anti-Tobacco Society records, 1871-1874; temperance pledges, 1878 and 1889; John Boyington (Boynton), chief.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.060
Scope and Contents Volume containing handwritten minutes, rules, lists of members of the Knoxville Anti-Tobacco Society, John Boyington (Boynton), chief. 1871-1874. Page 47 contains a note about member Lloyd Branson and his painting. Also contains temperance pledges from Barnett’s Schoolhouse Volunteer Band of Hope, May 1878 (with list of names); and Heiskell’s Station Sunday School Temperance Band, August 1889 (lists names). Volume also includes handwritten comments (or essays) about the Presidents of the...
Dates: 1871-1874; 1878; 1889

Rev. J. M. Hoffmeister diary, sermons, letter, essay.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.006
Scope and Contents J. M. Hoffmeister, Presbyterian minister, died Jan. 31, 1864, in Bristol, Tenn., where he was the minister of the Presbyterian Church. Hoffmeister wrote “Come to the Rescue: An Appeal to the People of the South” published in 1863. Diary fragments, 1844-45, ca 25 pp.; College essay entitled “Maryville,” 4 pp,. signed by Hoffmeister and dated May 29, 1846, graded by Andrew Blackburn, who signed his comments; Love letter to “Lizzie” 1847; Speech “An Address on the Subject of the Maine Liquor...
Dates: 1844 - 1864

W. C. T. U. (WCTU) temperance poster. (posters)

 Collection
Identifier: Poster 1999.002
Scope and Contents

Handmade poster on cardboard. “Health and Happiness are not found in the wine cup Misery and Death are There. Sponsored by the W.C.T.U.” 1 pc. 14x22.” Damaged: stained and brittle.

Dates: undated

Will A. McTeer Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0023
Scope and Contents Will A. McTeer was born in Blount County, Tenn., and lived there most of his life. He was a lawyer, legislator and banker. In 1862 he joined the Third Tennessee Cavalry of the Union Army as a private and retired as a major at the end of the Civil War. He married Mary T. Wilson, who died in 1898. In 1903 he married Mrs. Lucy Tilden Wilson, with whom he had one child, Wilson McTeer. Will A. McTeer attended Maryville College, served as circuit court clerk for Blount County from 1868-1878, was a...
Dates: 1828-1925