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Temple, Oliver Perry, 1820-1907

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A. A. Doak letter, 1865.

Identifier: MM.1981.148
Scope and Contents

November 12, 1865, letter from A. A. Doak, Clarksville, Teen., to O. P. Temple, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 2 pp. Re: amnesty oaths of Doak’s sons.

Dates: 1865

Charles McClung McGhee Papers

Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Papers include: personal and business correspondence; 9 letterbooks of outgoing correspondence; 3 ledgers with stock and personal finances; 2 account books of the American Cattle Trust; receipts, etc. Railroads include: East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia; Memphis and Charleston; Knoxville and Kentucky; Knoxville and Ohio; Knoxville and Augusta; Southern Railway, and others. Businesses include: Southern Railway Security; American Cattle Trust; Western Union Beef; Lenoir City Company;...
Dates: 1857 - 1907

Hattie May letters, 1888-1889.

Identifier: MM.1979.022
Scope and Contents

Four letters from Hattie May to “Friends.” 1888-1889. Re: Sevier reunion in Knoxville (mentions Judge Temple, trains, etc.)., news about family matters, reburial of John Sevier(?), etc. + letter and envelope from donor. Also, typed transcriptions of the letters, copied by Mrs. C. M. McClung.

Dates: 1888-1889

Jno. T. Heard letter, 1868.

Identifier: MM.1981.207
Scope and Contents

August 26, 1868, letter from Jno. T. Heard, Sedalia, Mo., to Judge O. P. Temple, ALS 3 pp. Re: problem with sale of land and conduct of Messrs. Cotton & Stafford.

Dates: 1868

[Knoxville Chronicle] stock book, 1883.

Identifier: MM.1981.006
Scope and Contents

Stock book for interest in [Knoxville Chronicle], 1883. Names of stockholders: L. C. Houk, Jno. C. Houk, Sue E. de Tavernier, James Meek, W. L. French, O. P. Temple, Henry R. Gibson, Arch M. Hughes, W. Roberts, Richard Austin, M. J. Condon, John C. Chiles, Fr. de Tavernier. Only 7 pages were used in the 202-page volume.

Dates: 1883

Letter from Oliver Perry Temple, Greeneville, to R. H. Armstrong, Knoxville, March 5, 1848.

Identifier: MM.2015.005
Scope and Contents

Letter from O. P. Temple, Greeneville, to Robert H. Armstrong. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: informing him that Temple had agreed to form a partnership with William H. Sneed of Knoxville. Armstrong may also have been a partner with Sneed at the time. Includes election results from Greene County (Sevier re-elected over Page, a Methodist preacher). Includes address panel with stampless “Greeneville, Te” CDS and manuscript “5” rate.

Dates: 1848

Manuscripts belonging to the Lenoir and Norwood families.

Identifier: MSC 0794
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts belonging to the Norwood and Lenoir families. Also, 3 photographs: Oliver Temple and Aunt Jeanette Mabry (both T. M. Schleier Gallery, stamps missing) and Mabbie L. Mabry (T. M. Schleier, with stamp).

Dates: 1831-1893

O. P. Temple correspondence, n.d., 1850-1876.

Identifier: MM.1989.003
Scope and Contents Four letters and two envelopes of O. P. Temple (Oliver Perry Temple) and family correspondence No date, 1850-1876. 1. No date. LaFayette, Rutherfordton, to O. P. Temple, Washington College. ALS 1 pc. (4 pp.) (torn, fragile). 2. October 17, 1850. O. P. Temple, Knoxville, to “My Dear Cal.” ALS 1 pc. (4 pp.) 3. May 10, 1851. O. P. Temple, San Antonio, Tex., to Scotia C. Hume. ALS 3 pcs. (12 pp. + cross writing) + one envelope. 4. April 12, 1876. S. C. Temple (Knoxville) to Mary B. Temple. ALS 1...
Dates: 1850-1876

Oliver P. Temple report to court

Identifier: MM.2020.017
Scope and Contents

Tenn. Oliver P. Temple, 1859, signed, handwritten report to Knoxville Chancery Court, re: full payment for Templets lot on Cowan St. when clear title to same is presented by Jos. L. King. Signed O. P. Temple. Temple was only 39 years old at this time, 1 pg., , folds, with penciled notes about Temple below signature

Dates: 1859

Oliver Perry Temple Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0425
Scope and Contents The Oliver Perry Temple Papers consist primarily of daily business correspondence, 1855-1860. O.P. Temple was born January 27, 1820 and died November 2, 1907. Temple married Miss Scotia C. Hume, the daughter of David Hume. They had one daughter, Mary Boyce Temple. Letters are arranged chronologically beginning November 7, 1855, and ending November 20, 1860. There are several letters from Gibbs, Watson, and Gibbs in New York, and letters from R. H. McEwen of Nashville as well as H. J. Cox of...
Dates: 1855-1860

Public Library of Knoxville stock certificate

Identifier: MM.1987.023
Scope and Contents

Public Library of Knoxville stock certificate for one share issued to D. E. (Drury E.) Webb. $3.00. April 9, 1879. Signed by O. P. Temple, president and Leon Jourolman, secretary. AD 1 item (torn).

Dates: 1879

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

W. A. Wicks Photograph Album and Ella V. Wicks diaries

Identifier: PAS 0040
Scope and Contents

Identified photographs include: Miss Patty Boyd, Judge [Oliver P.] Temple, Mrs. Temple, Judge and Mrs. Ingersoll?, Mrs. Jacob Thomas as a girl, Mrs. Jacob Thomas?, Miss Sophie Ducloux, Miss Richardson, William Baxter. Album in good condition except inner spine separated from pages.

Dates: 1870 - 1890; 1912 - 1921