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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

A. W. Taylor Papers. Also includes George Caldwell Taylor and Jerome Gregg Taylor.

Identifier: MSC 0870
Scope and Contents The A. W. Taylor Papers include the personal papers of three generations of the Taylor family: Alexander William Taylor, his son George Caldwell Taylor and George’s son Jerome Gregg Taylor. The bulk of the collection is made up of A. W. Taylor’s correspondence, handwritten speeches and sermons, and pamphlet collection (PA and Greene County, Tenn). A scrapbook that chronicles the military (WWII, Battle of the Bulge) and married life of Jerome G. Taylor of Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn....
Dates: 1869-1955

Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, A Kingsport Press Miniature Presidential Book (1929)

Identifier: Artifact 2020.006
Scope and Contents [Miniature Book} Kingsport Press. Address of Abraham Lincoln. Kingsport: Training Division Kingsport Press, 1929. 160pp, approx 9/16” x 14/16”, bound by hand in full red leather. Contains Gettysburg Address, Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural Address, “A House Divided” speech, and “Equality in a Republic." One of three miniatures printed in 1929, 1930, and 1932 given out a s keepsakes to visitors to the press. The books in this series are titled Addresses of Abraham Lincoln (1929), The...
Dates: 1929

Andrew Johnson Papers -- Joseph Baccus Gift.

Identifier: MSC 0257
Scope and Contents The Andrew Johnson Papers-Baccus Gift was donated to the McClung Historical Collection in the summer of 1953 by Joseph Baccus. Dr. Baccus' dissertation was The Oratory of Andrew Johnson. The bulk of the collection consists of typed transcriptions of the speeches of Andrew Johnson and other related Andrew Johnson articles and notes. There are several original Andrew Johnson documents dating from 1845-1872; printed speeches and articles; six presidential military appointments, all 1866 (Henry...
Dates: 1845-1875

Class oration of C. E. Lucky, 1869.

Identifier: MM.1996.022
Scope and Contents

Handwritten oration of C. E. Lucky, Hamilton College, 1869. (Information supplied by donor). AD 5 pp. + cover sheet. Re: Confederate Army.

Dates: 1869

D. Hoyt religious essay, 1833; Rev. Joshua Lawrence remarks, 1830; Boaz family record; Julius Ochs & Co. bond, 1866. (photostats)

Identifier: MM.1979.028
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PHOTOSTATIC copies of: “A Series of Short Essays on Baptism,” Published at Maryville, T. by D. Hoyt, 1833. “Dolph’s Encomiastic Remarks on a Patriotic Discourse, Delivered at Tarboro, N.C. July 4th, 1830. By the Rev. Joshua Lawrence.” New Market, T. 1833. Boaz family record--births, deaths. Julius Ochs & Co. bond, 1866.

Dates: 1833; 1866

”Dr. John Mason Boyd” by Hattie Love, 1933.

Identifier: MM.1994.008
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”Dr. John Mason Boyd” by Hattie Love, [speech] delivered at Blount Mansion on May 11, 1933. TS 6 pp. + one handwritten page by Mrs. Carrie Louise Boyd Lutz.

Dates: 1933

Dr. Robert S. Leach medical notes on diseases of the eye. Gift of Natalie Leach Haslam.

Identifier: MM.2013.003
Scope and Contents

Dr. Robert Swepson Leach medical notes for speeches and talks on diseases of the eye. Dr. Leach was one of the first (possibly the first) ophthalmologists in East Tennessee. He practiced with Dr. Robert Reaves at the Reaves Infirmary on Cumberland Avenue (the Park House). Dr. Leach died in 1966 at age 72. 16 items, some with multiple pages.

Dates: 1923 - 1966

East Tennessee Journalism. Address of Col. Moses White at the meeting of the Tennessee Press Association. June 21, 1878. (newspaper clippings)

Identifier: Ephemera 2003.007
Scope and Contents

East Tennessee Journalism. Address of Col. Moses White at the meeting of the Tennessee Press Association. June 21, 1878. Clippings removed from a bound volume of newspapers: Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig (Box T43A) (removed from the front of the volume at August 6, 1859 issue)

Dates: 1878

Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

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...
Dates: 1889-1950

E.E. Patton Collection.

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...
Dates: 1840-1961

G. A. R. reunion speech, Jones Cove, Sevier County, Tenn. Ca. 1900.

Identifier: MM.2002.003
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G. A. R. reunion speech at Jones Coves, Sevier County, Tenn. Ca. 1900. Unsigned. AD 4 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions the Highlands of Sevier County have always been loyal to the Union, mentions number of Civil War soldiers and battles in Tenn.

Dates: ca, 1900

"Gen. Jas. White and his descendants" by L. A. Tipton.

Identifier: MM.2010.014
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Appears to be a patriotic speech given to a women’s club by Lula Alexander Tipton on the lives of James and Hugh Lawson White and the White family of Knoxville.

Dates: undated

John R. Lowry Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0158
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Papers of Professor John R. Lowry, Knoxville, Tenn., Ca. 1880s-1923. Includes material related to Park City School; memorial resolutions for John R. Lowry and wife; orations; essays; two photographs.

Dates: 1880-1923

Joshua W. Caldwell Scrapbook.

Identifier: PAS 0017
Scope and Contents

Joshua W. Caldwell Scrapbook includes ephemera from Knoxville Female Institute, the University of Tennessee, the Irving Club, speeches, broadsides, political articles.

Dates: 1877 - 1898

Leonidas C. and John Chiles Houk Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0010
Scope and Contents Leonidas Campbell Houk (1836-1891), was born in Sevier County, Tenn. He was a lawyer, judge, and congressman. He served in the Union Army from 1861 to 1863. He was circuit judge of the 17th judicial district of Tennessee (1866-1869). Moved to Knoxville in 1870 and was involved in local and national politics. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1878 and served until his death in 1891. He was married to Elizabeth Matilda Smith (died 1879) and to Mary Belle Van Rosen. John...
Dates: 1863-1923

Mary U. Rothrock Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0242
Scope and Contents Mary Utopia Rothrock (1890-1976) papers. Weeded by Miss Rothrock before donation. Subject divisions include: Biographical material; library; speeches, writings and publishing; history textbooks; historical research; Tennessee Historical Commission; historic preservation; McClung Collection; East Tennessee Historical Society; other historical societies; hereditary societies and groups; Rothrock genealogy; correspondence and papers; diaries and calendars; person papers--property holdings,...
Dates: 1908-1974

Mrs. Benjamin Cates’ speeches for the D.A.R. (Alice Smith Cates).

Identifier: MM.1997.032
Scope and Contents

Speeches by Alice Smith Cates (Mrs. Benjamin B. Cates) (president of the Knox County Daughters of the American Revolution) (DAR): “ Blount Mansion: The Cradle of Tennessee”; “Blount Mansion”; “Captain Nicholas Martiau: The Huguenot Ancestor of General George Washington”; “Some Notable Colonial Homes in Virginia”; “Some Colonial Homes in Virginia”; “Yorktown.” Some handwritten, some typescripts. + Blount coat of arms (illustration for “Blount Mansion: The Cradle of Tennessee.”

Dates: 1940s

Political Ephemera. Gift of Eddie Walker.

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.013
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1. Election ticket [1872]. For President, Ulysses S. Grant...Republican State Ticket [Tenn.], For Governor, Hon. A.A. Freeman. 1 pc. 2. Governor Austin Peay, Candidate for re-nomination Democratic Primary August 5, 1926, Opening Speech Delivered at Trenton, June 26th, 1926. 24 pp. (ink stain on p. 24). 3. Democratic Instruction Card [1938]. Governor: Prentice Cooper, J. Ridley Mitchell, J. Bailey Wray. 1 pc.

Dates: 1872, 1926, 1938

Ray H. Jenkins Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0085
Scope and Contents

Papers by and about Ray H. Jenkins and his role in the Army McCarthy Hearings (1954); the Col. John Nickerson court martial (1957); and Republican politics. Also includes photographs, editorial cartoons, magazine articles, clippings and Ray H. Jenkins’ speeches. There is a J. Edgar Hoover autograph on a Nov. 29, 1954 letter (folder 16).

Dates: 1954-1957

Reese B. Brabson speech, March 2, 1861. (Photocopy).

Identifier: MM.1978.003
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Speech of the Hon. Reese B. Brabson on the State of the Union; delivered in the House of Representatives, March 2, 1861. Washington: 1861. Photocopy.

Dates: 1861

Robert N. Hood speech (no date) (photocopy).

Identifier: MM.1985.006
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Speech by Robert N. Hood, no date (ca. 1890?). + printed copy of photograph of Robert N. Hood.

Dates: 1890

Ronald Reagan speech, 1980.

Identifier: MM.1981.007
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Transcript of campaign speech given by Ronald Reagan in Knoxville, Tenn., on September 22, 1980. Mentions the economy, Jimmy Carter, coal mining. 6 pp.

Dates: 1980

Speech of Jim Shular at the dedication of the Samuel Wear homesite, Sevier County, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.1997.069
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Speech of Jim Shular at the dedication of the Samuel Wear homesite, Sevier County, Tenn. Photocopy TS 2 pp. (no date)

Dates: undated

Speech of President Lincoln. Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1863... + printed letter re: the dedication.

Identifier: Ephemera 2006.010
Scope and Contents

‘The Gettysburg Solemnities. Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, November 19, 1863, with the Oration of Hon. Edward Everett, Speech of President Lincoln, &c., &c, &c.’ Published at the Washington Chronicle Office. 16 pp. Some damage at bottom of pages 1-6, McClung Collection stamp on first inside page, + ‘The Gettysburg Dedication. An Interesting Letter from One of Our Correspondents.’ Signed ‘J.H.’ [Nov. 1863]. 4 pp.

Dates: 1863

T. A. R. (Thomas Amis Rogers) Nelson Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0002
Scope and Contents Papers of Thomas Amis Rogers Nelson (1812-1873), a lawyer, judge, congressman, and defense counsel for President Andrew Johnson in his impeachment trial of 1868. Nelson began law practice in Washington County, Tenn, in 1832, served two terms as attorney general of the 1st judicial circuit, and was presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1844 and 1848. Strong Unionist, elected to the 36th Congress in 1859 and 1861; was captured by Confederate forces and imprisoned in Richmond, Va.. He...
Dates: 1782-1873

William C. Benton letter, 1837.

Identifier: MM.1981.042
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(December 25, 1837) letter from William C. Benton, Washington, D. C., to “Dear Sir.” ALS 3 pp. Re: copy of speech given at Faneuil Hall (Boston) by the recipient of the letter, thanking the speaker for his remarks on interference of slavery in Southern states. Says “there is no constant feeling of alarm among us.” Letter may have been written to Mr. Austin (James T. Austin, Attorney General of Massachusetts, Boston). Handwritten annotation by C. M. McClung.

Dates: 1837

William G. Brownlow Inaugural Address, April 1865, and two books.

Identifier: MSC 0396
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Inaugural Address of William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee to the General Assembly, April 1865. Handwritten, leather-bound volume. 1 vol., some water & mold damage. + 2 books given to McClung Collection : Sketches of the Rise, Progress and Decline of Secession... by W.G. Brownlow, 1862 (duplicate) and Life of Andrew Johnson... by James S. Jones, 1901. Inscribed in front to Jno B. Brownlow from Walter P. Brownlow. (McClung Collection has 2 copies)

Dates: 1862 - 1865; 1901

William Rule Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0008
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rule(1839-1928), a newspaper editor, mayor of Knoxville (1873, 1898), and postmaster (1873, 1877) in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Knox County, Tenn. Married Lucy Anne Maxey in 1858. Worked with William G. Brownlow on Knoxville Whig. Served in Sixth Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Union Army, 1862-1865. Published Republican newspaper, the Knoxville Chronicle. Founded the Knoxville Journal in 1885, which merged with the Tribune in 1888 to become the Journal and Tribune. Rule was...
Dates: 1860-1927