Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
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,...
Identifier: MSC 0895
Scope and Contents Album of postcards, mostly East Tennessee; store ledger from Roane Mountain, Tenn., 1901; photographs, including 5 x7 “ photograph of Spanish-American War group with David Alexander Simerly seated at far right (related to pamphlet also given at this time, which was added to Pamphlet Collection: Roster of the Third Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, USA, 1898); ephemera re: Knoxville Marble from Jas. S. Clark & Co., Louisville, Ky.
Scope and Contents From the Hugh Graham Papers, MSC 20. Account book, Tazewell, Tenn, first readable date January 16, 1838. 86 pp. 1 vol. , no cover. Contains names of customers, date, items bought, money due, and status of the account.
Identifier: MSC 0328
Scope and Contents 1 Account book, possibly for (Whitlock Store?) and 3 Magistrates Dockets: 1885-1918, Grainger County, 8th District; ca. 1876-ca. 1904, Grainger County, 7th District; and 1871-1903, unidentified county and district.
Identifier: MSC 0017
Scope and Contents Papers of the Hall and Stakely families. William Maulsby Stakely (1804-1898), born in Hawkins County, Tenn, married Sarah Smith (1811-1857) in 1828. They lived in Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn. He was a postmaster and merchant. Moved to Union Springs, Ala, in 1863. Two of the Stakely daughter married two Hall cousins. Martha Stakely married Judge Elijah T. Hall of Knoxville in 1860. Caroline Stakely married James Spears Hall in 1874. James Hall ran a general store in Knoxville, which became...
Identifier: MSC 0198
Scope and Contents At front of volume “Ledger No.1” later in text “Ledger No. 2”. Clippings from the Morristown Gazette 1890 and undated, glued over pages of the ledger. Two loose photographs of John E. Helms (both printed); Morristown P. O. List, ca. 1886-1891, pp. 64-68; handwritten poetry pp. 70-72 + fragment of printed picture of young woman; “Tortures of Love” p. 74; “Subscriptions to the Gazette” pp. 80-84. (no date)- 1 scrapbook with torn paper cover at front, missing back cover. ( 13 x 8 inches)
Scope and Contents Isaiah Walker journal. [Blount County, Tenn., Jackson County, Ala., etc.]. Ca. 1790s-1870s. (photocopy) Includes Walker family records (births, marriages, deaths) and other family records; 1790s records re: sheriffs of Wythe & Montgomery Counties; 1817 journal entry re: South West Point and the Cherokee Nation; business account information, etc.
J. M. Crawford (of Beverly community) scrapbook (clippings pasted over Shannondale Church financial record book).
Identifier: PAS 0025
Scope and Contents J. M. Crawford Scrapbook. The clippings were pasted over the Shannondale Church account book 1910-1934; One page of the book has a history of Shannondale Church at age 40 (founded November 14, 1886).
Scope and Contents Ledger / account book from the store and business enterprises of James L. Bacon, Morganton, Tenn. Ca. 1899-1905.
Identifier: MSC 0913
Scope and Contents James M. Welcker blacksmith account book (blacksmith’s Book), 1848 + ephemera. Found in James Park House, Knoxville, Tenn (Welcker was an in-law of the Park family).
Identifier: MSC 0083
Scope and Contents Account books, ledgers, and day books from: H. T. Jarnagin (Jarnagin, Tenn., 1870s-1880s); Carmichael and Jarnagin (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Morristown, Tenn., 1880s); Carmichael and Craig (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Tampico, Tenn., 1871-1872). Collection also includes: Cash book of the Tennessee Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1922-1927; letter from F. C. Jarnagin written from Carson and Newman College, 1894; canceled checks of T. R. James, Morristown, Tenn; certificates...
Scope and Contents Jefferson County, Tenn., Physician’s Account Book, 1871-1874, 1877. [Dr. Helms? Wm. M. F. Helms?] 1 vol. Lists names of patients, services rendered, and accounts of money due and paid. H. C. Helms account on pp. 4-5. Helms document on p. 170. Volume contains several loose papers and notes. They were left in place and interleaved with acid-free paper. One letter to “Dear Aunt’ written from Milligan, Tenn., (unsigned, undated ALS 2 pp. 1 pc.) mentions commencement and the young ladies’ debates...
Identifier: MSC 0869
Scope and Contents John C. Tate and Company account books (Panther Springs, Tenn.) Four volumes of account books: 1852-1859, 1859-1862, 1859-1866, 1867-1870
Identifier: MSC 0084
Scope and Contents Collection of Fain family papers from East Tennessee. Includes: diaries of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain (1816-1892), dating from 1834 to 1892; military papers of Richard G. Fain; papers from the Mossy Creek Cotton Mill, 1862-1879; account books, Bible entries for Fain and Anderson families; photographs; almanacs; recipes; slaves to Liberia (folder 31); Rhea family genealogy; Elizabeth Rhea Anderson diary; Hiram Fain diary; patent medicine circulars; ephemera. 11 boxes of processed material....
Identifier: MSC 0728
Scope and Contents 36 paperback store ledgers 1900-1918 + loading receipt book 1914; hardback ledgers for 1898, 1901, 1909, 1916, 1901-1916, 1922 Fry post office (1882-1901) postal account book, voter registration receipts, 1909-1911, Kepler post office (1894-1903), 30 black-and-white photographs of the Kepler community Fry post office discontinued 1901 moved to Kepler; Kepler discontinued in 1903 moved to Persia
Identifier: MSC 0301
Scope and Contents Knox County Highway Department and Workhouse purchase journal, 1938-1940 . 1 vol. (oversize).
Identifier: MSC 0736
Scope and Contents Knox County Poor Asylum Purchase Record, July 1915-January 1924. Monthly record. 1 oversize volume. Loose papers removed from volume include: envelope with stamp from B. L. Johnson & Co. Confectioners, Knoxville, Tenn. 1921; letterhead from Deaver Dry Goods Company, Knoxville, Tenn. 1922. 1 pc.; letterheads from C. W. Henderson Company, Wholesalers, Knoxville, Tenn. 1923. 2 pcs.
Scope and Contents Account of the subscribers the Knoxville Library Company and collected by Ro. King, treasurer. 1817-1824. 1 vol.
Identifier: MSC 0435
Scope and Contents One volume ‘Leather & Harness Firm Credit Book, 1841-1843.’ [Knoxville, Tenn]. (notes in Miss Laura Luttrell’s handwriting). Entries from January 1, 1841-December 30, 1843. Include entries for skins and hides (calfskin, deer hides) in many entries. Loose account page and several signed notes for George M. White with Wm. R. Caswell and Charles R. Roberts.
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.
Scope and Contents 1. Photograph of Mrs. N. Rabe, Knoxville. (woman seated in chair with pillow behind head). Taken by Stewart, Knoxville, Tenn. On card 4.25x6.5”. 2. Photograph, ‘Knoxville Home for the Friendless.’ Group of men, women and children in front of wood and brick building. Handwritten ‘Mama’ by one woman. No date. Approx. 7x5 x 8.5” mounted on larger board. 3. Composition book with ‘Act. of the Home of the Friendless.’ 1895-1896 handwritten records. Includes: names, age, date come, discharged. Also...
Identifier: MSC 0225
Scope and Contents Collection contains the papers of the Mount Rest Home in Knoxville, Tenn, which began in 1893. The collection includes a history of the home, a memorial address to Mrs. Margaret Cowan McClung (1883), secretary’s books (1919-1971), treasurer’s books (1913-1948, 1961-1970), newspaper clippings (1941-1993), legal papers, wills and bank books of inmates, lists of donations and events (1951-1968), and miscellaneous papers. There are 3 oversized ledgers of financial accounts (1924-1948, 1952-1976)...
Identifier: MSC 0160
Scope and Contents Seven account books, 1926-1945, from Naveh Cottage (also known as the Home for Friendless Babies), 2236 Woodbine Ave., Knoxville. Includes: receipts and expenses, non-cash donations, laundries, some notes on girls at Naveh Cottage, and teachers. Also: Purpose of the Naveh Cottage Board, n.d. (1 p.) + Octavia B. Phillips’ poem, “The Broken String,” 1938 (1 p.).
Identifier: MSC 0188
Scope and Contents 1817-1899 papers of the Noe family, Grainger County, Tenn, + the Howell and Carmichael families. Mostly land transactions, Grainger County, Tenn.; papers from the Howell estate, ca. 1845; 1872 building bond to construct Macedonia Baptist Church; Jonathan Noe’s account book, 1827-1877; Carmichael, Howell, and Purkey genealogy Five land grants, 1795-1827. To Elijah Danthin, William Maclin, Abraham Spoon, Joseph Noe, and Charles Brooks. (Some are damaged)
Identifier: MSC 0269
Scope and Contents Handwritten volume with entries for travelers, most from East Tennessee, 1850-1851. Categories include: names (appear to have been signed by the travelers); residence; destination; bill of fare; time of leaving; and a running total of the number of passengers (802+). One note of ‘bill of fair’ says ‘By S. C. H.’ Notes under bill of fare/fair indicate Number of diets, horses, notes re: stage passenger, etc. Believed to be the ledger of a tavern in East Tennessee (Grainger County?), which catered...
Identifier: MSC 0062
Scope and Contents The Paul Fink Collection contains primarily Washington Co., Tenn., manuscripts and legal records, ca. 1781-1931. Papers are arranged in two sections: chronologically, 1871-1931 (13 boxes); or by “Separate Files” for legal cases too large to be interfiled by date. There are also some subject files and account books. Many folders have detailed contents lists (handwritten) at the front of the folder. The detailed card index (4 boxes) should be consulted. (Photocopies) Paul M. Fink (1892-1980) was...
Identifier: MSC 0111
Scope and Contents Court cases, most from Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tenn., ca. 1788 to ca. 1897. Arranged alphabetically by first person listed on case. Detailed finding aid lists additional names involved. Collection also includes: account book, Wm. Alexander, 1834-1852; Battle of Tohopeka casualty report, 1814; Hawkins County election returns, 1869; Hawkins County jurors and tax collectors, 1834; Hawkins County militia roll, 1824; 1833 petition re: route of River Road near Hawkins & Grainger County line;...
Scope and Contents Record of special taxes assessed in the Second District, State of Tennessee. 1866-1868. 1 volume. Lists taxes places on businesses, with date, name, business name, location, and rate and amount of tax. (Pages half torn out at back of volume).