Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Strong’s Album (contains poems and autographs), 1830s. Family entries from Hazen & Mabry Family Bible. PHOTOCOPIES.
Program from The Andover Civil War Round Table presenting Major General Ulysses S. Grant, III at the Central Elementary Auditorium in Andover, Mass. on March 16, 1960. Signed by Ulysses S. Grant, III (President Grant’s grandson)
This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.
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.