Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:
Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.
Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties. The...
Scope and Contents January 10, 1811, deed between William Brown and Samuel Eskridge, Roane Co., Tenn., and William D. Neilson of Kingston. For lot #10 in Kingston. Witnessed by Gideon Morgan and Thos. Clark. ADS 1 doc. (in 2 pcs.).
Identifier: MSC 0648
Scope and Contents The Burchfiel Family Papers (1893-1916), includes financial and legal documents of the Burchfiel family of Jefferson County, Tennessee. The collection includes: receipts, promissory notes, and a land deed of W. M. Burchfiel (died May 1903), his wife Ellen Burchfiel, his father Milas W. Burchfiel, and son Thomas Burchfiel; documentation pertaining to a legal case filed by J. E. Fox and Company against Ellen Burchfiel et al. in February 1905 for payment of debts claimed to be due to him from W....
Identifier: MM.1986.004 a&b
Scope and Contents Papers of Charles D. Merritt, Morristown, Tenn. MM-1986-004a: C. D. Merritt Papers, no date, 1874-1882. MM-1986-004b: C. D. Merritt Papers, 1883-1904. Includes ca. 1876 transcription re: J. F. Noe estate; deeds; adoption of daughter, Also includes papers of his widow, Sarah E. (Lizzie), after C. D. Merritt’s death in February 1889. She was in Jefferson County, Tenn. Includes Morristown Mill Co. correspondence re: Merritt Mill Co. debts; deeds.
Charles McClung - John Lynn deed for land in Anderson County, Tenn. 1817. + James White - Barkley McGee receipt, 1814.
Scope and Contents Note to Barkley McGee (sic.) from James White, Brigadier General, re: payment of account. Oct. 11, 1814. ANS 1 pc. (on other side: Oct. 3, 1813, receipt for goods from Thomas Hudson for use by Capt. Robert Lake’s (?) Company of Campbell County Volunteers. Signed by Robert Lakes(?), Capt. ANS 1 p. Fragile. Deed for 100 acres in Anderson County, Tenn., from Charles McClung to John Lynn. February 7, 1817. DS 1 pc. Signed by Chas. McClung and John Gibbs.
Scope and Contents August 20, 1832, deed between Clement C. Clay, Madison County, Ala., and Matthew McClung, Knox County, Tenn., for land in Tipton County, Tenn. ADS 5 pp. Re: earlier deed between James W. McClung and James Pleasants, both of Madison County, Ala., for land in Tipton County, Tenn., 1831.
Cocke County, Tenn. Sinking Creek Deeds, 1816-1857. Some surnames on deeds: Bacon, Carter, Dewitt, Gorman, Hill, Jobe, Rodgers.
Scope and Contents Tenn., Cocke Co., Sinking Creek Land Document Group. The next (7) items are offered as a group. Tenn., Cocke Co. 1845. Land sale of Jos. Rutherford to Rhoda Jobe, 102 acres. Signed by clerk John Gorman in Newport. Witnessed by Alfred Cocram and Cyrus W.? 4 pgs. Tenn., Cocke Co. 1839, Land indenture to Jos. Rutherford by Geo. W., William and Ephraim C. Carter. 2 parcels of land near Sinking Creek. Land grants of Wm. Collector and John Rodgers, and Henry Nave and Dutch field property. Signed by...
Scope and Contents September 4, 1797 deed between Zachariah Cox of Montgomery County, Georgia and John Sevier of Tennessee. $2, 500.00 paid by John Sevier for 20,000 acres of land described in deed. Printed document with handwritten portions. ADS 1 pc. Signed by Zach. Cox and Mathias Maher. Curved cut on top of document, seal and ribbons at lower right. Tear at lower bottom edge. Zachariah Cox, Mathias Maher, and associates called the Tennessee Company.
Scope and Contents Deed, Knox County, Tenn., George Gallaher to William Gallaher for $600 a tract of 200 acres on the south side of Clinch River, being part of the tract on which George Gallaher now lives. Condition: William “not to get full possession until after my decease” Dec. 1834.
Scope and Contents Lot no. 11, Block 3, East Fifth Avenue, Elm Wood Land Co., Knoxville, Tenn., sold to B. Leo and Nell Driscoll 1918
Deeds and legal papers, Cocke and nearby counties, Tennessee Mining and Mfg. Co., General Oil Gas Corp.
Scope and Contents Materials include: Map – Showing the Property of Tennessee Mining & Mfg. Co. – Knox, Anderson, Morgan, Scott, Campbell Counties. Deeds – for properties in Cocke, Washington, Blount Counties, Town of Newport. Legal papers – for businesses, property, etc. in : North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee (General Oil Gas Corporation) – interests held in businesses by the family. News clippings – Old Blount Buildings”, “1921 Construction Crew” –Maryville, Tenn., 1965. Photograph: Pigeon River, taken...
Dates: 20th century
Dickinson Papers (receipts, notes, Rhea correspondence, deeds and other papers re: Perez Dickinson and James Cowan).
Identifier: MM.1979.021 a-c
Scope and Contents MM.1979.021a includes: 1866 cashier bond for Rufus M. McClung; 1871 account of Cowan, Dickinson with Charles Seymour; 1872 receipts to James D. Cowan and Perez Dickinson, executors, of James H. Cowan; 1880 promissory note from Perez Dickinson to Rev. P.D. Cowan; S. T. Atkin Co. letterhead (1883); + misc. receipts & envelopes. MM.1979.021b includes: 1866-1867 letters from M. Davenport, Lynchburg, to John L. Rhea re: bank matters; letters re: book about Rev. Samuel Rhea + photograph of...
Scope and Contents May 13, 1825, deed between Donald McIntosh to Matthew McClung, both of Knox County, Tenn., for a lot in Knoxville. ADS 1 pc. Witnessed by H. L. Mc White and C. [Campbell] Wallace. 1826 notes by Charles McClung and Ja (?) Ramsey.
Identifier: MSC 0258
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee Packing Company (ETPC) Collection includes company records and documents pertaining to the 87 years of company operations, plus some relevant documents from before and after the company's time frame of existence. James B. Madden in Knoxville, Tennessee founded the company in 1895. The documents, ca. 1886 - 1984, include account books, deeds, corporate minutes, audit reports, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs of personnel, property,...
Identifier: MSC 0634
Scope and Contents Ellen McClung Berry Travel Materials consists of items related to the estate of Ellen McClung Berry, with a focus on her trip abroad in the late 1920’s. It includes a travel diary detailing her solo trip around the world from 1927-1928. It also contains a photo album from earlier trips to Italy with her family in the early 1920’s. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, journals, and documents involving her parents, as well as genealogy of the McClung family.
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.010
Scope and Contents 11 documents dating from 1840-1884 re: land in Sullivan County, Tenn. (‘Exchange Place,’ ‘Eden’s Ridge’). John S. Gaines and John Preston are the principle names, other names included are: Joseph C. Rhea, William Emert, Joab Pince(?), Andrew Lessly(?), Alfred and James Miller, Peter Gardner. Itemized calendar of the 11 papers included in the folder.
Identifier: MM.1983.014 a&b
Scope and Contents MM-1983-014 a: F.M. Comer Papers, 1883-1898. MM-1983-014 b: F.M. Comer Papers, 1901-1948. Papers of Francis M. Comer, Campbell County, Tenn., and John F. Comer, Knoxville, Tenn. Papers include: F. M. Comer deeds for land in Campbell County, Tenn., 1883-1890; pension papers for F. M. and J. F. Comer
Identifier: MSC 0942
Scope and Contents Fain Family material inherited by Kathleen (Kathy) Franklin Todd. Includes newspapers, record books for the Franklin Bible Class of New Providence Presbyterian Church in Maryville, Tenn., deeds and other legal documents, portraits of Eliza Ruth Moore Fain and George Alexander Fain, the scrapbook of Ollie Lee Fain Franklin (souvenir cards, birthday cards, illustrations, and Confederate States of American $20 bill pasted into back; plus unsigned watercolor), and 1904 pocket business diary of...
Identifier: MSC 0694
Scope and Contents Greene County, Tennessee, land records (includes 1792 North Carolina grants)
Scope and Contents Records of legal cases tried in East Tennessee Courts. William Hall. Cover says “Hall & Murphy, Justice’s Court, Knox County. Deeds and other legal papers drawn.” 1865-1869. Index at front of volume. 1 handwritten volume.
Scope and Contents May 8, 1802, deed between Henry Bohanan and Danl. Good, both of Knox County, Tenn., 100 acres. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents October 22, 1816 deed of conveyance between Hugh Botkin and Thomas Botkin, both of Knox County, Tenn., for 222 acres in Knox County. ADS 1 pc.