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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Historic Bearden printed towel

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.065
Scope and Contents

Tea towel printed with images related to Bearden (Knoxville, Tenn.) area. Promotional item included with pre-purchase of Historic Bearden: The 200-Year Story of Knoxville’s Fourth Creek Valley by Jack Neely published by the Knoxville History Project. Includes letter sent with the towel.

Dates: 2020

John Burkhart interview , 2003

Scope and Contents

Interview with Dr. John Burkhart by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Burkhart discusses growing up in Knoxville in the 1920s and 1930s, attending Belle Morris Elementary School and Knoxville High School, Fountain City, street cars, medical school, his career as a physician at his private practice and St. Mary's Hopsital, Dr. Nichopolous and Elvis Presley, preaching at the Prebyterian Church and his work with local civic organizations.

Dates: 2003

Knoxville. Annexation Plan of Service.

Identifier: MSC 0751
Scope and Contents

These annexation plans were presented with plans for proposed annexations from 1988 to 1998 during the administration of Mayor Victor Ashe (1987-2003).

Dates: 1988-1998

Margaret Ann Roth scrapbooks.

Identifier: PAS 0059
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks on Knoxville and Knox County kept by Margaret Ann Roth (d. May 4, 2004). 22 scrapbooks. News articles (with dates) pasted in scrapbooks covering the history and events in Knoxville and Knox County. Topics include history of Knoxville, 1982 World’s Fair, Old Knoxville/Early Knoxville, Old East Tennessee, early railroads, fires.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

McClung Video Oral History Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.008
Dates: 2003-2008

W. H. Kephart Scrapbook

Identifier: PAS 0011
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by W.H. Kephart, Knoxville, Tenn., ca. 1870s-1910s. Contains newspaper clippings (mostly about Knoxville and local citizens); ephemera; photographs; and handwritten notes. Subject index at front of volume + loose handwritten index of people pictured. Appalachian Exposition ribbon, p. 175.

Dates: 1870 - 1920