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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Ro. S. Caruthers letter, 1842.

 Collection
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.

 Collection
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.

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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.

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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.

 Collection
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)

 Collection
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

The Knoxville News-Sentinel--A Carrier’s Handbook.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2017.006
Scope and Contents

The Knoxville News-Sentinel--A Carrier’s Handbook.

Dates: undated

Tyson Middle School Collection (scrapbooks, yearbooks, newspapers).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0226
Scope and Contents Material from Tyson Junior High School, later Tyson Middle School, Knoxville, Tenn. Collection includes: wooden gavel (made from wood from the Washburn home); scrapbooks, 1938-1939 through 1954-1958, 1976-1977 (some gaps); 3 photographs; copy negatives; Student handbooks, 1955-56 through 1961-62 (some gaps); Yearbooks, (“The General” and other titles) 1967-68 through 1982-83 (some gaps); PTA yearbooks, 1958-59, 1961-62, 1971-72; retirement program for Principal Emma Jean Huddleston, 1984;...
Dates: 1938-1971

W. G. Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio, letter to G. W. Childs, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 25, 1863)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1999.006
Scope and Contents

Letter from W. G. Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio, to G. W. Childs, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 25, 1863. ALS 1 p. + envelope with stamp. Re: leaving on a government train via Cumberland Gap with family and printing supplies; send bound bundle of Whigs; wife’s sewing machine; battle in Georgia with son James’ regiment of 840 East Tennesseans.

Dates: 1863

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

Walter Preston Brownlow Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0004
Scope and Contents Papers of Walter Preston Brownlow (1851-1910), a congressman and newspaper editor. Born in Abingdon, Va. Worked for the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad. In 1876 he bought the Herald and Tribune, a Republican newspaper published in Jonesboro, Tenn. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 1st district from 1897-1910. Was a member of the Board of Governors for the National Soldiers’ Home at Johnson City, Tenn. Papers contain personal and political correspondence;...
Dates: 1882-1894

William Brown Papers (1862-1864).

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Identifier: MM.1980.001
Scope and Contents

1862 Sergeant appointment for William Brown, Co. K, 16th Regt., Ill. Vols. 1864 discharge papers for William Brown August 1, 1863 Chattanooga Daily Rebel newspaper (stored in Map Case)

Dates: 1862-1864

William Rule Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0008
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rule(1839-1928), a newspaper editor, mayor of Knoxville (1873, 1898), and postmaster (1873, 1877) in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Knox County, Tenn. Married Lucy Anne Maxey in 1858. Worked with William G. Brownlow on Knoxville Whig. Served in Sixth Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Union Army, 1862-1865. Published Republican newspaper, the Knoxville Chronicle. Founded the Knoxville Journal in 1885, which merged with the Tribune in 1888 to become the Journal and Tribune. Rule was...
Dates: 1860-1927

Wm. B. Carter letter to Moses White. May 22, 1878.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.033
Scope and Contents

Letter from Wm. B. Carter, Elizabethton, Tenn., to Moses White {Knoxville, Tenn.]. May 22, 1878. ALS 1 p. Re: newspapers published in Elizabethton.

Dates: 1878