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Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Gay McClung Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0182
Scope and Contents Collection includes: transcription of a diary of Mary A. Dickinson, kept during a summer trip from Louisiana to Canada, 1859. TS 49 pp.; [Anna Gay McClung] diary. Dec. 10, 1884-June 30, 1886. TS 61 pp.; Anna Gay McClung reminiscences, ca. 1950s. Topics include Ridgefield Plantation, Belair, Live Oaks, Two Old Wedding Dresses, and St. Louis Plantation. Carbon TS + St. Louis Plantation (TS blue copy 5 pp.) + photocopied family chart. Four papers: “Notes on the Desobry Family dictated to Anna Gay...
Dates: 1859-1950

Brown and Wheeler Bible. Gift of Mrs. Jo Jones. (Bibles)

Identifier: FB 0062
Scope and Contents Family Bible of the Brown-Wheeler-Lahn families, 1818. + loose papers from Bible and newspaper (The Rockingham Messenger, Portsmouth, N.H., Jan. 7, 1851).
Dates: 1818

Carl Knoedler Scrapbooks, ca. 1925-1928.

Identifier: MSC 0088
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of mostly newspaper clippings of articles written by Carl Knoedler, who was a reporter for a Chattanooga newspaper and later drama critic for the Knoxville Journal. One scrapbook covers ca. 1925-1926, the second scrapbook covers ca, 1927-1928.
Dates: 1925-1928

Cherokee Phoenix, August 31, 1831 (Cherokee newspaper, ephemera).

Identifier: Ephemera 1987.020
Scope and Contents Cherokee Phoenix, August 31, 1831. Vol. V, No 29. Ephemera 87.20. (newspaper)
Dates: 1831

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

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

East Tennessee Journalism. Address of Col. Moses White at the meeting of the Tennessee Press Association. June 21, 1878. (newspaper clippings)

Identifier: Ephemera 2003.007
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Journalism. Address of Col. Moses White at the meeting of the Tennessee Press Association. June 21, 1878. Clippings removed from a bound volume of newspapers: Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig (Box T43A) (removed from the front of the volume at August 6, 1859 issue)
Dates: 1878

Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
Dates: 1889-1950

F. S. Heiskell account, 1826-1831.

Identifier: MM.1981.208
Scope and Contents F. S. Heiskell’s account with Samuel Bell, 1826-1831. 1 pc. July 21, 1834, letter from F. S. Heiskell, Register Office (Knoxville) to Isaac B. Havely (Hanly?). ALS 1 p. (torn, in fabric). Re: request to publish a communication against two Methodist preachers.
Dates: 1826-1831

F. S. Heiskell letter to Col. Moses White. May 15, no year.

Identifier: MM.1997.038
Scope and Contents Letter from F.S. Heiskell, Rogersville, Tenn., to Col. Moses White. May 15 (no year). ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: White’s request for history of newspapers; Heiskell’s materials in Knoxville.
Dates: undated

Helms Ledger/Scrapbook, Morristown, Tenn., 1882-1891.

Identifier: MM.2018.001
Scope and Contents At front of volume “Ledger No.1” later in text “Ledger No. 2”. Clippings from the Morristown Gazette 1890 and undated, glued over pages of the ledger. Two loose photographs of John E. Helms (both printed); Morristown P. O. List, ca. 1886-1891, pp. 64-68; handwritten poetry pp. 70-72 + fragment of printed picture of young woman; “Tortures of Love” p. 74; “Subscriptions to the Gazette” pp. 80-84. (no date)- 1 scrapbook with torn paper cover at front, missing back cover. ( 13 x 8 inches)
Dates: 1882-1891

Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier, the...
Dates: 1911-1971

Holbrook Normal College (Tennessee Normal College) material, 1898-1902, 1941.

Identifier: MM.nd.034
Scope and Contents Holbrook Normal College (name changed to Tennessee Normal College in 1902) material, Fountain City, Tenn.: Holbrook Normal College catalog, 1897-98; 1898 commencement invitation; May 4, 1901, graduation recital program; June 1, 1901, graduation recital program; “Woman’s Power” by Belle McNew, written for commencement, June 17, 1898. TS 4 pp.; Tenn. Normal College junior recital program, May 28, 1902; Holbrook-Tennessee Normal College annual reunion program, August 22, 1941; The Normal Advocate...
Dates: 1898-1902, 1941

Jarnagin Account Books, ca. 1870s-1880s.

Identifier: MSC 0083
Scope and Contents Account books, ledgers, and day books from: H. T. Jarnagin (Jarnagin, Tenn., 1870s-1880s); Carmichael and Jarnagin (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Morristown, Tenn., 1880s); Carmichael and Craig (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Tampico, Tenn., 1871-1872). Collection also includes: Cash book of the Tennessee Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1922-1927; letter from F. C. Jarnagin written from Carson and Newman College, 1894; canceled checks of T. R. James, Morristown, Tenn; certificates...
Dates: 1870-1890

Jno. Miller McKee letter to Col. W. B. A. Ramsey. September 15, 1854.

Identifier: MM.2002.004
Scope and Contents September 15, 1854, letter from Jno. Miller McKee, Knoxville, to Col. W. B. A. Ramsey. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Re: asks for help getting a job at a Nashville newspaper, cholera in town and deaths from it. Seller’s note says Jno. Miller McKee was publisher of the Knoxville Register.
Dates: 1854

Joseph A. Sharp Collection (Sevier County, Tenn.) (genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0354
Scope and Contents Collection contains research on Sevier County, Tenn., families and subjects. Includes: articles written by Joseph (Joe) A. Sharp, Sevier County Historian, including his notes, research and correspondence with other researchers; newspapers and clippings; photographs; eleven Sevier County Chancery Court cases (saved from destruction by Joe Sharp in August 1951). The collection is divided into four sections: genealogy; subjects; newspapers; Chancery Court cases.
Dates: 1950-1971

Knoxville Journal negatives, 1958-1991

Identifier: PC 0033
Scope and Contents Negatives taken by staff of newspaper of local news events from the Knoxville Journal, Jan. 1, 1958 - December 1991. 73 boxes. Includes b&w and color. The negatives are arranged by the approximate date they were shot.
Dates: 1958-1991

Knoxville Journal photographs

Identifier: PC 0101
Scope and Contents A selection of old photographs discarded from the Knoxville Journal and donated to the library in 1988
Dates: 1910-1965

London Chronicle, 1759-1761.

Identifier: Ephemera Collection 011
Scope and Contents Four issues of the London Chronicle: July 7, 1759; October 2, 1760; July 2 and September 15, 1761.
Dates: 1759-1761

Newspaper fragment, article on Hiwassee Railroad (1836?).

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.013
Scope and Contents Newspaper fragment, article on Hiwassee Railroad (1836?)
Dates: 1836

Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Newspaper articles about the atomic bomb..

Identifier: MSC 0796
Scope and Contents Newspapers containing stories about the dropping of the atomic bomb and its development at Oak Ridge, August 7-12 and September 2, 1945. Papers include: Knoxville Journal; Knoxville News-Sentinel; Washington Times-Herald; Washington Post; and the Oak Ridge Journal. Also: loose clippings and reprint of Time and Life stories on the Manhattan Project, 1945.
Dates: 1945

Papers to Pixels campaign ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.020
Scope and Contents 1) Flyer advertising the From Papers to Pixels fundraising campaign to digitize the Knoxville News Sentinel from 1922--1990. Includes portrait head shot of Sam Venable.

2) Program for September 8, 2015 Launch Event for the From Papers to Pixels fundraising campaign. Catered lunch with speakers Ginna Mashburn (Chair of the Knox County Public Library Foundation), Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, and Sam Venable.
Dates: 2015

Photostats of letters of William Blount to Daniel Kennedy, 1791-1793; + miscellaneous photostats

Identifier: MSC 0637
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters of William Blount to Daniel Kennedy, 1791-1793; + miscellaneous photostats, including some newspapers.
Dates: 1791-1793

Richard G. or James G. (signature missing) letter to [Moses White], June 14, 1878.

Identifier: MM.1997.034
Scope and Contents Letter from James G. or Richard G. Dunlap (signature missing), Nashville, Tenn., to Col. Moses White, Knoxville. AL 8 pp. (2 pcs.) Re: result of inquiries about George Roulston and George Wilson, newspapers.
Dates: 1878

Ro. S. Caruthers letter, 1842.

Identifier: MM.1981.095
Scope and Contents February 14, 1842, letter from Ro(bert) S. Caruthers, House of Rep., to Messrs. Sales & Seaton, Washington. ALS 1 p. Encloses $5 for subscription for Col. David Looney (Columbia, Tenn.) to Semi-Weekly Intelligencer.
Dates: 1842

Sawyers/McBee Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0531
Scope and Contents The Sawyers-McBee Papers span from 1791 to 1866, including a few undated items, and pertain to the Sawyers, McBee, and Peterson families of East Tennessee. William Sawyers of Corryton, Tennessee was the Union Lieutenant Colonel of the Tennessee 3rd Infantry Regiment, Company K. Ganum McBee was a Confederate private who was married to Nancy Sawyers. Ganum received a head injury at the battle in Newtown in November 1864, and was treated at the Wayside Hospital in Bristol, Tennessee between...
Dates: 1791-1866

Scrapbook of Newspaper Columns of Betsy Morris, Knoxville News-Sentinel Women’s Staff and Society Editor, 1944-1985.

Identifier: PAS 0119
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of Newspaper Columns of Betsy Morris (1923-1994), Knoxville News Sentinel Women’s Staff and Society Editor, 1944-1985. Newspaper articles undated, mostly 1940s-1950s.
Dates: 1944-1985

“Suffrage Wins But Faces New Fight,” Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Identifier: Ephemera 1920.001
Scope and Contents “Suffrage Wins But Faces New Fight,” Cleveland Plain Dealer (August 19, 1920)(newspaper with banner headline for suffrage vote in Tennessee)
Dates: 1920

Tennessee Newspaper Projects Holdings Survey. McClung Collection, 1994.

Identifier: MSC 0321
Scope and Contents Tennessee Newspaper Projects Holdings Survey for the McClung Collection. 1994. Done for the statewide project coordinated by the University of Tennessee.
Dates: 1994

The Chattanooga Rebel (Chattanooga, Tenn.) (August 9, 1862). (facsimile)

Identifier: Ephemera 2015.007
Scope and Contents The Chattanooga Rebel (Chattanooga, Tenn.) (August 9, 1862) (facsimile); one issue (4 pp.) (17 x 12 inches) This issue reprinted several times for reunions of veterans of the Civil War.
Dates: 1862