Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents Letter from Albert Miller Lea, Flint Hill, near Knoxville, Tenn., to I. K. Tefft, Savannah, Ga. May 14, 1852. ALS 1 p. Re: fulfilling Tefft’s request for an autograph of Hu L. White; Lea living in the home of the late Judge White; where White is buried.
Scope and Contents Autograph album of Kate Lois Miller (Feb. 4, 1864-Aug. 19, 1943) , December 25, 1877. Autograph album contains pages with facsimile signatures of famous people and Autograph album Mary Rice McClure (Aug. 9, 1865-Mar. 9, 1915) from the year 1888.
Scope and Contents Signatures of Button Gwinnett and G. Washington from the collection of Jules Bache, authenticated by R. H. Roesner. Both signatures mounted together on small piece of paper. + bound, slipcased copy of the Declaration of Independence. R. Spaling, N. Y.: 1867.
Scope and Contents April 30, 1894, letter from D[avid] M. Key, Judge of U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tenn., to Dr. I. C. Green, West Chester, PA. ALS 1 p. Re: complying with request for an autograph; Key was Postmaster General from 1877-1880.
Scope and Contents Program from the East Tennessee Historical Society Gala, November 11, 1992. Signed by Honored Guests: Lamar Alexander, Howard Baker Jr., Jim Clayton, Wilma Dykeman, General Bruce K. Holloway, John Rice Irwin, John Majors, Lindsey Nelson, Pat Head Summitt. Cover + insert.
East Tennessee Historical Society Museum registration sheet, November 2, 2002. Signed by Wilma Dykeman Stokely, Lamar Alexander, Victor Ashe and Ben Atchley.
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Historical Society Museum registration sheet, November 2, 2002. Signed by Wilma Dykeman Stokely, Lamar Alexander, (Mayor of Knoxville) Victor Ashe and (State Senator) Ben Atchley. 1 pc. + November 13, 2002 letter from Steve Cotham requesting signature of Ben Atchley. LS 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0129
Scope and Contents Collection contains the writings of E. E. Patton, speeches, personal papers, newspaper articles, and other publications. Writings include the subjects Knoxville and Knox County, Tenn. Collection also includes material of his wife, Lula Smith Patton; photographs; Sawyer genealogy; Patton family manuscripts; correspondence; Civil War manuscripts; autographs; diary of E. E. Patton re: Tennessee state legislature; William G. Brownlow correspondence, 1840-1874; Col. John B. Brownlow correspondence,...
Scope and Contents Wm. L. Rhea, Knoxville, Tenn., to Hon. Jefferson Davis, Beauvoir, Miss. June 10, 1889. ALS 1 p. (with response letter and signed note glued to this letter). Re: buying a copy of Davis’ history of the war, send good wishes. + July 23, 1889, response from Jefferson Davis, Beauvoir, Miss., to Wm. L. Rhea. ALS 1 p. Re: thank you for kind interest, tells where to buy book. + note to Rhea thanking him for memorial donation. ANS 1 pc. + one small autograph card, “Faithfully Jefferson Davis.”
Scope and Contents Jno. [John] B. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tenn., letter to E. H. Strickland, Chicago, Ill. April 25, 1880. ALS 1 p. Re: response to request for an autograph of Brownlow’s father [William G. Brownlow].
Scope and Contents April 17, 1878, letter from John H. Reagan, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., to Frank Thomas, New York. ALS 2 pp. RE: responding to request for an autograph and stating that John H. Reagan was Past Master General of the Confederacy during its whole existence. + typed letter from dealer describing letter. 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Letter from John M. Lea, Mont Eagle, to Ben W. Austin. August 4, 1889. ALS 1 p. (mounted on blue paper) + 1 clipping (mounted on blue paper). Re: Austin’s request for a photograph and autograph of John M. Lea’s father and signature of Gov. Brownlow; Lea mentions he has few relics after the sacking of his home the night of the Battle of Nashville, and the burning of his home at Lealand. Clipping is a biographical sketch of John M. Lea.
Scope and Contents Lelon Eager’s autograph album, Volga, S.D. 1890. Contains signatures from Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Also, 13 page handwritten story by unknown author, “The MS Found In the Bottle.” Originally published in 1851, it won a prize from the Baltimore Saturday Visitor.
Dates: 1851; 1890
Identifier: MSC 0238
Scope and Contents Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.
Identifier: PAS 0042
Scope and Contents Mary Strong’s Album (contains poems and autographs), 1830s. Family entries from Hazen & Mabry Family Bible. PHOTOCOPIES.
Dates: 1830-1840; 1853-1898
Identifier: PC 0007
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Foust Photograph Collection contains b&w photographs of cityscapes, vistas and aerial views of Knoxville, in addition to newsworthy events, portraits of historical figures, and framed signatures. Dates for the material range from 1844 September 30 to 1919. . Identifications are housed with associated photograph(s). Box 3 contains 4 enlargements of Aerial view of Knoxville, 1919; Daniel Webster and H. Clay autographs; Treasurers of the United States from 1795-1915. Robert L....
Identifier: PAS 0003
Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents James Thayer Van Deventer (1830-1910) was the son of Christopher Van Deventer (West Point, 1808)and Sarah Birckhead Van Deventer. He attended Yale Law School and was admitted to the bar in New York. He moved to Clinton, Iowa where he was treasurer and manager of the Iowa Land Company in 1856. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War leaving with the rank of Col. James Thayer Van Deventer married Laetitia Flournoy in 1862 in Clinton, Iowa. After the war ended, he was president of the...
Scope and Contents November 9, 1866, letter from W. G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee, Nashville, to Hon. W. Wines. Re: complying with Wines’ request for Brownlow’s autograph for Rev. Dr. Sprague of Albany. ALS 1 pc.