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Rhea County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

“Grandview Informer.” Rhea County, Tenn. (newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0022
Scope and Contents

Forty-eight issues of the Grandview Informer, the newspaper of Grandview (Tennessee) Normal Institute, Rhea County, Tenn. The run of the newspaper is complete, from numbers 2-49, covering the years 1941-1988.

Dates: 1941-1988

Jesse Cunningham(?) diary, 1815. Knox County, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.1979.014
Scope and Contents

1815 diary written by Jesse Cunningham (?) [Knox County, Tenn.]. Re: his religious life and conversion. 1828 resignation as a Trustee of Rhea County, Tenn., by Carson Caldwell. 1866 receipt to Dr. M. L. Rogers, Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1815; 1828; 1866

Mary Smith Collection (includes Civil War and Confederate papers; land grants),

Identifier: MSC 0825
Scope and Contents Collection donated by Mary Elizabeth Smith (Mrs. Frank P. Smith). Includes 1825 land grants to Isaac Rush and John A. Smith for land in Rhea County, Tenn. (both signed by Governor William Carroll); 1842 grant to John A. Smith for land in the Hiwassee District; 1927 obituary of T. H. Smith, Decatur Tenn.; Civil War papers of Thomas H. Smith, Meigs (Rhea) County, Tenn., (5th Tenn. Cavalry) including 6 pcs. of Confederate currency, brief memoirs, amnesty oath, and 1865 voter registration; 1864...
Dates: 1825-1942

Penelope Johnson Allen Collection (historic manuscripts).

Identifier: MSC 0028
Scope and Contents Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in Chattanooga and active in the suffrage movement in Tennessee. Penelope Johnson Allen was active in a number of clubs and lineage societies and was avid genealogist and historian. Mrs. Allen served as one of the state supervisors for the...
Dates: 1794-1877

Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Dates: 1965 - 2005

Stewart Lillard Collection--Meigs County and Rhea County, Tenn.

Identifier: MSC 0117
Scope and Contents Meigs and Rhea Counties,(Tenn.), research gathered by Stewart Lillard. Includes: Decatur Circuit, Holston Conference, M. E. C. S. volumes, 1879-1934; Meigs County fine assessments, 1840s-1850s; Meigs County marriage license transcriptions, 1836-1856; Rhea County marriage license transcriptions, 1818-1838; research papers by Stewart Lillard on Meigs County; East Tennessee Valley Railroad prospectus, 1907; Decatur Hosiery Mill stock certificates, 1936; abstracts of Books A-H of Meigs County...
Dates: 1840-1940

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871. [Rhea County, Tenn.]) (account books).

Identifier: MM.2000.030
Scope and Contents

V. C. Allen (Allin?) legal account book, 1869-1871, 1873, 1877. [Rhea County, Tenn.]. 1 volume. Lists money owed and legal services performed. Includes several newspaper clippings glued onto pages.

Dates: 1869-1877