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Knox County (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

1796 Deed to Looney’s Bend Sequoyah Hills Property, Robert King to Moses Looney, Sr.; Pauline Sharp ephemera. [two framed items] + 1997 book (Reflections on Sequoyah Hills)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0538
Scope and Contents Deed, Bill of sale from Robert King of Hawkins County to Moses Looney, Sr., of Knox County Tenn 500 acres in Knox County on the north side of the Holston River above Fourth Creek December 1796 [Looneys Bend, modern Sequoyah Hills]; a group of 11 small pieces of ephemera and Mss relating to Pauline Sharp, including an 1870 invitation to West Point party for “Encampment” + book “Reflections on Sequoyah Hills”
Dates: 1796-

A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2017.003
Scope and Contents A Diary of the Year 1874 by John M. Karns. Powells Station, Knox County, Tenn. Transcriber and whereabouts of the original mss diary unidentified.
Dates: 1874

Airplane Filling Station photographs and blueprints. (Gift of Mrs. Elmer Nickle)

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0028
Scope and Contents Material on the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway (near Callahan Road), built in 1929 by Henry and Elmer Nickle. Collection includes: original 5x7” photograph of the Airplane Filling Station; one 11x14” copy photograph of Airplane Filling Station (with Henry & Elmer Nickle); 193_ estimate from Cockrum Lumber Company (materials to build Airplane Filling Station); September 6, 1998 article by Barbara Asbury in Knoxville News-Sentinel with photograph and caption about Airplane...
Dates: 1920s-1930s

Alice Bell Community material.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2018.009
Scope and Contents Alice Bell Community material borrowed for copying (scanning and prints from scans); original material returned to lender. Includes Alice Bell Civic League letter, 1947; Eddie Williams, Park City Lowry School Safety Patrol certificate; Alice Bell Parent Teacher Community Club minutes, 1920’s-1930.
Dates: 1920-1950

Associate Reformed Church of the South subscription list. Knox County, Tenn. December 20, 1853.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2004.011
Scope and Contents Associate Reformed Church of the South subscription list. Near the head of Mill Creek, 17th(?) Civil District, Knox County, Tenn. December 20, 1853. Signed by: James Kennedy, Samuel Kennedy, J. W.(?) Ramsey, J. G. M. Ramsey, Samuel Pickle, Robert Armstrong, Alexan. Armstrong, Hugh Campbell, Jacob Pickle, James Gibson, James Campbell, Mary J. Armstrong, Moses Armstrong, John Kennedy, James Coker, James Kennedy Jr., Adam B. Blake, James K. Blake, A__ Armstrong, Thos. McMillan(?), Will Goddard,...
Dates: 1853

Bellview School Record of Examination, 1889-90.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2016.001
Scope and Contents Record of Examination, Higher department, Bellview School, Knox County, Tennessee. Term of 1889-90. Lists name, age, grade, subjects and grades, remarks, etc. Signed by D. A. Shields, Teacher, February 1890.
Dates: 1889-1890

Branner Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0642
Scope and Contents Papers of William A. Branner of Knox County, Tennessee
Dates: 1833-1911

Buffat Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0943
Scope and Contents Three volumes of Buffat Family Account Books detailing Spring Place Mills business records of purchases, labor, fees, and sales plus household accounts of family purchases of consumer goods, travel expenses and servant labor.

1) P. F. Buffat 1861-1870 2) 1852-1860 3) Ledger B for the Spring Place Mills, Knox County Tenn. -- Buffat & Sons, 1868-1870
Dates: 1852 - 1870

C. C. Justus Collection (History).

 Collection
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

C. W. Jones, Judge of the County Court, Knox County, Tenn., quarterly report, January 1859.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.080
Scope and Contents Report of the quarterly court, January session, 1859, submitted by C. W. Jones, Judge of the County Court of Knox. ADS 4 pp.
Dates: 1859

Calvin M. McClung marriage license to Annie McGhee. March 3, 1881.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.047
Scope and Contents Calvin M. McClung marriage license to Annie McGhee. Knox County, Tenn. March 3, 1881. DS 1 pc. Signed by Thomas W. Humes. + 1 envelope with 2 cent stamp.
Dates: 1881

Campbell Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0897
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Collection was acquired by the McClung Historical Collection and the East Tennessee Historical Society with funds provided by Knox County in October 2001 to prevent this valuable historical family collection containing over two centuries of Knox County history from being dispersed in an auction sale. The Campbell family were early settlers of the Riverdale community. Manuscripts and photographs are held by the McClung Collection. Artifacts are part of the Museum of East...
Dates: 1782-1994

Cannon Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0024
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of John Cannon (1744-ca. 1806) and Ann (Nancy) Whitlow Cannon (1747-1830), from Sevier, Knox, Roane, Monroe and Loudon Counties, Tenn. Papers include personal and business correspondence; account books; receipts; bills; pamphlets; and survey maps of parts of Hamilton, Roane, and Monroe Counties. Most of the papers are about John and Ann Cannon’s sons: Robert (1781-1854), a merchant at Philadelphia, Tenn.; John (1779-1864); and William (1771-1868). Robert’s son William...
Dates: 1806-1888

Carl York, Knox County Land Grants Plats, being expanded by Luther Wilhelm.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0848
Scope and Contents Carl York’s Knox County Land Grants Platting, being expanded by Luther Wilhelm
Dates: 1990-2005

Clapp’s Chapel Methodist Church membership roll, 1885-1900, and church history.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.001
Scope and Contents Membership records of Clapp’s Chapel in Knox County, Tenn., 1885-1900. Photocopies. + 1953 history of Clapp’s Chapel Methodist Church. Photocopies. (Church history is unpublished.)
Dates: 1885-1900

Constable bonds, Knox County, Tenn. 1840-1841.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.088
Scope and Contents Constable bonds, Knox County, Tenn. 1840-1841. DS 25 pcs. Includes bonds for: Christopher Acklin, James P. Alby (Ally?), Robert Blain (2 pcs.), Alexander Campbell, Robert P. Clayton, James Cox, Thomas B. Cox, William P. Crippin, Benjamin Ferguson, Moses B. Fleming, William M. Gamble (2 pcs.), Samuel C.S. George, Stephen Haynes, Joseph Hinds, Samuel McCammon, William McCammon, Alexander McMillan, Samuel McPherson (McPheron?), James W. Monday, Joseph Payne, Lloyd Rutherford, Matthew Thompson,...
Dates: 1840-1841

Cunningham Family photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0053
Scope and Contents Cunningham Family Photograph Album. The photographs are larger images on printed boards with Knoxville photographers’s names and addresses. No names of the subjects of the photographs are included except the name “Eliga Cunningham” stamped in purple ink on several photographs. The Cunningham family was a Knox County family from the vicinity of modern-day Cunningham Road.
Dates: 1880-1890

Daniel C. Chamberlain constable bond, 1842.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.100
Scope and Contents June 10, 1842, constable bond, Knox County, Tenn., for Daniel C. Chamberlain. pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1842

Deed, Knox County, Tenn. George Gallaher to William Gallaher, 1834.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.019
Scope and Contents Deed, Knox County, Tenn., George Gallaher to William Gallaher for $600 a tract of 200 acres on the south side of Clinch River, being part of the tract on which George Gallaher now lives. Condition: William “not to get full possession until after my decease” Dec. 1834.
Dates: 1834

Deeds and legal papers, Cocke and nearby counties, Tennessee Mining and Mfg. Co., General Oil Gas Corp.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.013
Scope and Contents Materials include: Map – Showing the Property of Tennessee Mining & Mfg. Co. – Knox, Anderson, Morgan, Scott, Campbell Counties. Deeds – for properties in Cocke, Washington, Blount Counties, Town of Newport. Legal papers – for businesses, property, etc. in : North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee (General Oil Gas Corporation) – interests held in businesses by the family. News clippings – Old Blount Buildings”, “1921 Construction Crew” –Maryville, Tenn., 1965. Photograph: Pigeon River, taken...
Dates: 20th century

Diary of John P. Jack, 1853-1855.

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Identifier: MM.2017.025
Scope and Contents Diary of John P. Jack, 1853-1855. Copy made by Mrs. C. M. McClung from the original manuscript owned by Mr. Harvey Hannah Jack of Riverdale, Knox County, Tennessee. Loaned to Laura E. Luttrell for transcription.
Dates: 1853-1855

Donald B. Reagan Collection--Knox County Families.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0575
Scope and Contents Donald B. Reagan Collection--Knox County Families: Cox, Douglas, Julian, Kron, Overton, Morrow, Walker, Walker.
Dates: 1970-2010

Donald McIntosh deed, Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., 1825.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2017.008
Scope and Contents May 13, 1825, deed between Donald McIntosh to Matthew McClung, both of Knox County, Tenn., for a lot in Knoxville. ADS 1 pc. Witnessed by H. L. Mc White and C. [Campbell] Wallace. 1826 notes by Charles McClung and Ja (?) Ramsey.
Dates: 1825

Eisenhower for President, 1952-1953 (Knox County Eisenhower for President Club).

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.022
Scope and Contents Eisenhower for President, 1952-1953 (Knox County Eisenhower for President Club)
Dates: 1952-1953

Farragut High School Dedication Ceremonies, February 12, 1959. Program.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.014
Scope and Contents Farragut High School Dedication Ceremonies, February 12, 1959. Program. 1 pc. (4 pp.) (Gift of Dr. & Mrs. John N. Fain)
Dates: 1959

Frederick Ault land grant, Knox County, Tenn., 1810.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.029
Scope and Contents July 2, 1810, land grant to Frederick Ault for 74 acres of land in Knox County, Tenn. Land in “the Rocky Valley Joining Blounts.” Grant # 1568. Signed by Willie Blount. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1810

French Broad River Corridor- Photograph Copy Project . (Seven Islands, Riverdale, Ramsey School)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0687
Scope and Contents French Broad River Corridor- Photograph Copy Project (2 boxes). (Seven Islands, Riverdale, Ramsey School). Contains notebook of participant's log/forms and supplies.
Dates: 2004

Gideon Stebbins White Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0451
Scope and Contents Contains the sermons and other papers of Gideon Stebbins White (1835-1863). White was pastor of Washington Presbyterian Church, Knox County, Tenn. White was a native of N. Y. Served most of his active career as pastor of this church from 1835 until his death in 1863. Also contains Rev. A. J. Coile’s address delivered at the centennial of the church in 1902, a newspaper article about the history of the church from the Knoxville Journal & Tribune 9-28-1902, a plat (blue-line copy) of the...
Dates: 1835-1902

Grand Jury, [Knox County] Criminal Court, 1885. McCrary & Branson Photographers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.046
Scope and Contents Group photograph, Grand Jury, [Knox County] Criminal Court, 1885. McCrary & Branson. All members of the grand jury are identified in the printed caption on the board to which the photograph is mounted
Dates: 1885