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Heiskell, Frederick Steidinger, 1786-1882

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

F. S. Heiskell papers (photostats).

Identifier: MSC 0701
Scope and Contents Photostats of papers from Frederick S. Heiskell editor founder of the” Knoxville Register,” the leading antebellum newspaper in Knoxville. The collection includes correspondence, a few pamphlets, University Monthly (East Tennessee University) (1875-1878); “Delta Crescent” (1881)
Dates: 1828-1880

Frederick S. Heiskell Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0341
Scope and Contents 1/2 plate ambrotype (tinted) of Frederick S. Heiskell open measurements 9.75 x 6"; “Leviathan, Junior” broadside for stud horse, March 5, 1838; 8x10” photograph; 2 receipts; 1 cover; 1 Knoxville register receipt; Hu Brown letter; Frederick Heiskell letter to Maj. Gen. George Stoneman (“Fruit Hill, Knoxville, April 28, 1865”); 2 volume set of Hinton’s History of the U.S. (Heiskell’s copy)
Dates: 1838-1865

Frederick S. Heiskell Scrapbook

Identifier: PAS 0026
Scope and Contents The Frederick. S. Heiskell Scrapbook contains political clippings, also a broadside by Heiskell & Brown, printers of the “Knoxville Register,” of the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.
Dates: 19th century

Slaves held by Frederick S. Heiskell at Knox County, Tenn., farm Fruit Hill, compiled by Edward M. Steel, Jr. .

Identifier: MM.1993.003
Scope and Contents Information compiled by Edward M. Steel, Jr., from going through family papers re: the slaves of Frederick S. Heiskell at Fruit Hill (aka Statesview, States View), 10 miles from Knoxville. Information from ca. 1860s. Computer TS. 4 pp. + letter from donor.
Dates: 1850-1865