Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Abram J. Ryan autograph.
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.
Albert Miller Lea letter to I. K. Tefft. May 12, 1852.
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, December 25, 1877; Autograph book Margaret Rice McClure, 1888.
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.
Autographs collected by Laura Thornburgh.
Letters to Laura Thornburgh signed by ‘celebrities of their day’: Frank W. Benson, John Fox, Jr., and Mrs. Edwin Markham.
Button Gwinnett and G. Washington signatures.
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.
D. G. Farragut autograph, 1866.
Compliance with an autograph request by D. G. (David Glasgow) Farragut, Admiral. February 10, 1866. New York. ADS 1 pc.
D. M. Key letter, April 30, 1894.
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.
East Tennessee Historical Society Gala program, 1992.
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.
E.E. Patton Collection.
Jefferson Davis letters to and from William L. Rhea, 1889 + signature card.
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. B. Brownlow letter to E. H. Strickland.
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].
John H. Reagan letter to Frank Thomas, April 17, 1878.
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.
John M. Lea letter to Ben W. Austin. August 4, 1889.
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 Autograph Album, 1890.
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.
Mabry and Charlton Papers.
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.
Mabry and Charlton Photograph Album.
Photograph album of many members of the 1870 Tennessee Constitutional Convention, and autographs.
Mary Strong’s Album, 1830s; Hazen & Mabry Bible entries.
Mary Strong’s Album (contains poems and autographs), 1830s. Family entries from Hazen & Mabry Family Bible. PHOTOCOPIES.
Robert L. Foust Photograph Collection
Ruth Davis Scrapbook.
Scrapbook of Miss Ruth Davis, ca. 1912-1914. Includes snapshots, programs, calling cards, autographs, etc. Mostly about Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Va., and a few Knoxville items.
The Andover Civil War Round Table program
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)
Van Deventer Collection
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.
W. G. Brownlow letter to W. Wines, 1866.
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.