Sevier County (Tenn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSc 0781
Scope and Contents Papers, files, and photographs concerning the Sevier County Association of Retarded Children and Adults, the Special Learning Center, and the Douglas Adult Cooperative, 1970-1980.
Morgan Davis land grant for 340 acres in Sevier County, Tenn,. signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856
Scope and Contents Land grant number 29661 to Morgan Davis for entry No. 2091 in Sevier County, Tenn., to Morgan Davis for 340 acres on the waters of Gist Creek. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson. April 23, 1856. DS (printed form mostly filled in by hand). 1 pc..
Scope and Contents Moses Long deed to Robertson Fain for 84.75 acres of land in Sevier County, Tenn. February 13, 1824. ADS 1 p.
Identifier: MSC 0174
Scope and Contents Sevier County, Tenn., papers from 1820s-1890s, 1915. Includes: some Sevier County land grants, receipts, personal correspondence between McCown and Mullendore families, Mullendore family chart (mimeographed).
Scope and Contents Muster roll of Captain George W. Gorman, Co. I, 2nd Tennessee Regiment of Cavalry, U.S. October 31, 1863-February 29, 1864. 1 document (torn, 2 pcs.). Includes many men from Sevierville, Sevier County, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0279
Scope and Contents Genealogical research of Olga Jones Edwards of Puyallup, Wash. Primarily research on the Wear, Weir, Walker, and related families (most from Sevier and Blount Counties, Tenn.). Also includes her correspondence with Ina Wear Roberts, Izora Frizzell, Sue Tanco, and others. Copies of her books and publications are also included: Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers, The ’Connection’ in East Tennessee, Weir/Wear from Here to There to the White House, and Genealogy of a Jones Family of Arkansas...
Scope and Contents Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846. Subjects include: land transactions, indentures, receipts, correspondence. Included: 1798 Grainger County land transfer between Peter Hamilton & James Galloway; November 1803 orders from Brig. Gen. White to Captain Peter Hamilton (fragment); 1810 sale of Negro girl by Samuel Love to Peter Hamilton; 1813 letter mentioning Volunteers and troops; 1829 letter re: paid work of slave; 1845 agreement of...
Scope and Contents Bond of Pleasant Pearce to Robert McMahan re: land on Gists Creek [Sevier County, Tenn.]. January 6, 1847. ADS 1 pc. (torn).
Scope and Contents Postmaster appointment, Harvey Underwood, Kodak Post Office, Sevier County, Tenn. May 11, 1892. Signed by Jno (John) Wanamaker, Postmaster General of the United States of America. Seal at lower left. 22 x 17” SD/pfa (printed form filled in by hand). 1 pc. .
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.052
Identifier: Ephemera 2010.001
Scope and Contents Rocky Springs Male and Female Academy, Sevier County, E. Tenn. J.H. Morton, A.B., Professor of Ancient Languages and S.L. Sanford, Professor of Mathematics. Secretary Lewis Wayland, Trundles X Roads, Tenn. August 3, 1861. E. Barry, Pr. 1 pc. Lists benefits of the area, tuition rates for students, rules and policies.
Scope and Contents June 13, 1808 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor John Sevier. (torn). July 5, 1824 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. (torn). July 26, 1824 land grant to David McCroskey, Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. (torn).
Dates: 1808; 1824
Identifier: PC 0110
Scope and Contents Earlier photographs are family photographs; later photographs include company photographs of salesmen, C. M. McClung Co.
Dates: 1880 - 1890; 1920 - 1940
Sevier County. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.059
Scope and Contents Sevier Co. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926. Signed by Sarten and sent to Hathaway in Carter Co. In 1928, the letter was used by the opposition. 1 pg. Exc. cond., no env., folds.
Scope and Contents Sevier County, Tenn. Chandler and McMahon documents: “Rebel Yell,” “newspaper of the Rebel Railroad, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. (vol. 18 no. 19); Receipt for payment on account of Mrs. M. E. Chandler (n.d.); carbon of letter written by Mrs. S. Timothy Chandler McMahon (May 16, 1960); Receipt from A. N. Cardwell General Merchandise, Boyd’s Creek to Mrs. Mary Chandler (188?); Chandler genealogy notes in pencil (n.d.); Essay “Mountains” (1877); Essay “All That’s Bright Must Fade”; Plat of lands in Boyd’s...
Dates: 1875-1890, 1960
Scope and Contents Sevier County, Tenn. store ledger, Boyd’s Creek? (1850-1887)1 manuscript volume missing front and back cover and some pages, some pages torn.
Scope and Contents Speech of Jim Shular at the dedication of the Samuel Wear homesite, Sevier County, Tenn. Photocopy TS 2 pp. (no date)
The State [of Tennessee] vs. Pleasant Hamby. Capias. Sevier County, Tenn. 1873-74; Statement of John Rose (partial).
Scope and Contents The State of Tennessee vs. Pleasant Hamby. Capias. For carrying a pistol. Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by M. W. McCown. July 1873 (2 ), Nov. 1873, March 1874, Nov. 1874. DS 5 pcs. + Statement of John Rose. AD partial (torn) 1 item. No place [Sevier County, Tenn.?], no date. Mentions Ruben Tipton, Simon Rose, Jim Tipton, Mary Rose, Minnie Rose, Marsh Walker.
Identifier: MSC 0373
Scope and Contents 1 box + 1 folder containing material that belonged to Theresa Ousely (b. 1923). Collection includes artifacts from the 1982 World's Fair; snapshots of Christenberry Junior High, 1936; flier with matching photograph for Miles Music Shop; memorabilia of Dolly Parton and Dollywood; photographs and certificates from Broadway Baptist Church; Knoxville High School artifacts, newsletters, newspapers, and other papers, and 4 pcs. family papers. Also includes sheet music for "The Fifth Army's Where My...
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.125
Scope and Contents Souvenir program from the Treaty of Dumplin Celebration in Kodak, Tenn. on June 10, 1954. Includes a program of events, a History of the Treaty, transcript of the Treaty, information on the State of Franklin, Cast of Characters for the historical pageant “Signing of Treaty of Dumplin,” and a list of officers and members of the Sevier County Chapter and Jefferson County Chapter of the Association for Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities. Also has color image of State of Franklin flag designed...
Scope and Contents Letters found in 1852 Bible, mainly to Virginia Katurah Hodsden (1846-1908), wife of James Umbarger (1846-1918). They lived in Sevier County, Tenn. 6 items: 1. Lines written by a sister on the death of her sister Priscilla Hodsden. No date. 1 pc. 2. John Williams, Knoxville, to Dr. R. H. Hodsden. June 10, 1864. ALS 1 p. Re: money. 3. Jean, Sevierville, Tenn. To Virginia. Dec. 16, 65. ALS 3 pp. 4. Mollie, Portsmouth, Va., to Ginnie. Feb 1. 1866. ASL 4 pp. 5. Partial letter, pages 9-11. To...
Identifier: SPC 2019.061
Scope and Contents William Ellis House, Sevier County, Tenn (color photographs and negatives) The photographs taken shortly before the house was demolished in 1992. It stood above the French Broad River on the hill above Kyker’s Ferry, It was a brick Federal I -house with outbuildings. The small house built for Mary Ellis still stands. See Robbie D. Jones, The Historic Architecture of Sevier County, Tennessee. Page 205.
Identifier: MSC 0579
Scope and Contents World War I Correspondence, James Harry Lopasser to Cora Reagan, 1917-1919. Sevier County Arty soldier. Served in the 105th Heavy Trench Artillery, Cora and Harry were married April 19, 1919, in Sevier County.