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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen McClung Berry travel material.

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.

Dates: 1920s

Frank MacDonald Cruise (1935) Collection.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.118
Scope and Contents

Publications and papers relating to two cruises taken by Mr. and Mrs. Frank MacDonald in 1935. Caribbean cruise (Great White Fleet) and European cruise (Holland America S.S. Rotterdam)

Dates: 1935

George P. Palo Papers, 1924-1992.

Identifier: MSC 0899
Scope and Contents Papers of George P. Palo and wife Anne L. Groebler Palo (Annie), 1924-1967 (with only a few gaps). They lived in Knoxville from the mid-1930s until the late 1980s, when they moved to Rochester, Minn. Mr. Palo served as the Chief Engineer of TVA. Most of the papers are letters from George P. Palo to his mother, father, sisters and in-laws, and journals kept by the Palos on their world travels. Several of the letters contain notes from Anne to family. There are several photographs in the...
Dates: 1924-1992

Hall and Stakely Papers.

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...
Dates: 1825-1952

John Williams, Knoxville, letter to Wm. B. Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 30, 1827.

Identifier: MM.2006.001
Scope and Contents

August 30, 1827, letter from John Williams, Knoxville, to Hon. Wm. B. Rochester, N. Y., ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: advice about Rochester’s travels to Guatemala, offer to travel with Capt. Phillips, dress. money, weather, supplies in Guatemala. + carbon typed note about Williams from seller. Col. John Williams (1778-1837), William B. Rochester (Minister to Guatemala).

Dates: 1827

Journal of the vacation tour of the Mediterranean Sea, 1934, by Laura (Johnson?) from East Tennessee.

Identifier: MM.2014.016
Scope and Contents

Journal of the vacation tour of the Mediterranean Sea, 1934, by Laura (Johnson?) from East Tennessee. Traveled on the S.S. Rex with a group of ladies.

Dates: 1934

Manley (Manly) DeWitt Barber journal, no date, 1874-1892, 1894. Photocopy. Gift of Dean L. Barber and Harriet Barber Blizzard.

Identifier: MSC 0630
Scope and Contents

Manley DeWitt Barber journal, no date, 1874-1892, 1894. Bound photocopy. Manly DeWitt Barber was born in 1852 and lived in DeKalb, Illinois. Writings about his travels include trips to Tennessee, the Rockies, Kansas, Chicago. He also wrote about his childhood, daily life, family, etc. 634 pp. + subject index at the back of the volume.

Dates: 1874-1894

Mary Katherine Dulin papers, school scrapbook, and artifacts. Gift of William Kristopher Kendrick.

Identifier: MSC 0674
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts of Mary Katherine Dulin (Mrs. Clifford Folger), her school scrapbook (Finch School, 1920s and Miss Beard’s School), travel mementoes, photographs, condolence letters re: her father’s death, some small artifacts of H. L. Dulin. The personal letters and diaries were not donated to the McClung Collection. The Mary Katherine Dulin Collection consists primarily of school mementos and personal sewing and art supplies with some photographs, publications, and items related to...
Dates: 1910s-1940s

Passenger and Stage Travel Register, 1850-1851.

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...
Dates: 1850-1851

Roger Q. Williams Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0190
Scope and Contents

Material from the Roger Q. Williams Tours, Knoxville, Tenn., 1941-1968. Includes: correspondence, passenger lists, bills, motel and promotional brochures (particularly on the 1964-1965 New York Worlds Fair). The four phonograph albums are from the 194? trip to Hollywood.

Dates: 1948-1968

Scrapbook of History and Travel Clippings, 1889-1927

Identifier: PAS 0173
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of History and Travel Clippings, 1889-1927; two small paintings, photographs, sketches in loose material in the back of the scrapbook

Dates: 1889 - 1927

[Smoky Mountains Documentary 3], 1969, 1940s

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.016.006
Content Description From the Collection:

Approximately 200 separate reels of 16mm film of various lengths, totaling several thousand feet, representing Vic Weals' activities as a journalist, news stringer, and industrial filmmaker in East Tennessee from the 1950s to the 1970s. Weals was a columnist for the Knoxville Journal for several decades. The collection includes raw footage, pre-print materials, and preservation elements for a 1957 sponsored film promoting the Knox County school system.

Dates: 1969; 1940s

“The Scrapbooks of Martha Lanier Graham.”

Identifier: PAS 0081
Scope and Contents “The Scrapbooks of Martha Lanier Graham.” Chattanooga area. Box 1 Scrapbook (Clippings 1920s-1930s) Scrapbook (Clippings, photographs 1930s) Photograph Album (Family photographs 1950s-1990s) Boxes 2-6 contain family photograph albums featuring international travels. Other materials in boxes 7 & 8 include: Photograph: Delta female employees?; Floyd Graham Memorial Record, March 20, 1987; Girls’ Preparatory School, Chattanooga, Tenn. “Kaleidoscope” 1927; Photograph: IBM Customer Executive...
Dates: 1920-1990

Trotter Family Collection

Identifier: MSC 0969
Scope and Contents

The Trotter Family Collection contains materials descended through the prominent Sevier County, Tenn. Family. The Collection includes photograph albums of family members and travels, correspondence and other materials collected by Jess Wynn Trotter during her travels, scrapbooks containing historical clippings, and other ephemera related to the Trotter family.

Finding Aid available.

Dates: 1867 - 1942

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s