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Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.

Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties. The...
Dates: 1826-1892

C. Howard Capito Collection. Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011.

Identifier: MSC 0847
Scope and Contents Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011. Commemorative medal “Lexington Group, 175th Anniversary, Knoxville Convention, 1836-2011.” Copes of mortgage maps for southern and L&N railroads.
Dates: 2011

East Tennessee Packing Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0258
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee Packing Company (ETPC) Collection includes company records and documents pertaining to the 87 years of company operations, plus some relevant documents from before and after the company's time frame of existence. James B. Madden in Knoxville, Tennessee founded the company in 1895. The documents, ca. 1886 - 1984, include account books, deeds, corporate minutes, audit reports, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs of personnel, property,...
Dates: 1886-1984

Elizabeth and Elbert Willson Collection. Includes Isaac Lane Bible and Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists) (Bibles).

Identifier: MSC 0399
Scope and Contents Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists (1822-1870), McMinn County, Tenn (Isaac and Sarah Lane were initial members). Roster of members transcribed 10.2010. Three bibles: Isaac Lane Bible (1803), Frankie Sherman Rasnake Bible (1874) (no family entries), and the Tola Sherman Bible (no date)(no family entries). Land entry no. 2573 for Thomas Shearman/Sherman, McMinn County, Tennessee, March 5, 1826. Blueprint copy of “Timberlake’s Map of Overhill Indian Towns, May 3, 1906. Letter to Eliza...
Dates: 1803-1930

Flora Davis Maull Genealogical Research.

Identifier: MSC 0275
Scope and Contents Genealogical research done by Flora Davis Maull (Mrs. Baldwin Maull) on the following families: Blackwell, Butt, Clark, Davis, Fain, Green, Glenn and Shelton, Grogan, Hubble, Ledyard, Marks, Marsh, Massey, Sandland, Thomas, Wall and Kirby, Williams. One box contains maps (mostly topo maps) from Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Folder 1 contains a printed volume: Genealogical Notebook of Flora Davis Maull.
Dates: 1970-1985

French-Swiss Collection (Gift of Walter and Anna Durham).

Identifier: MSC 0924
Scope and Contents Collection of religious and educational books in French brought to Knoxville by the Buffat and Tauxe families. This collection also includes two maps of Europe and Switzerland and a photograph album. The photographs seem to have been made in Vevey, Switzerland.
Dates: 1830-1890

Gatlinburg Inn brochures. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2006.005
Scope and Contents Two brochures for ‘The New Gatlinburg Inn,’ Gatlinburg, Tenn.. No date. Includes a map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Dates: undated

Gatlinburg tourism brochures (Homespun Valley Mountaineer Village; Christus Biblical Gardens; Chucky Jack, 1956; The Pi Beta Phi School, ca. 1944). (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2006.007
Scope and Contents Four brochures re: tourist attractions in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Homespun Valley Mountaineer Village (includes map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.); Christus Biblical Gardens; Chucky Jack, 1956; The Pi Beta Phi School, ca. 1944.
Dates: 1944-1956

Hiram Rogers Collection

Identifier: MSC 0946
Scope and Contents Materials related to zinc mines in East Tennessee, includes photographs, slides, business records, maps, scholarly papers, artifacts, and ore samples.
Dates: 1930 - 2004

Jacob Peck’s Notes.

Identifier: MSC 0266
Scope and Contents One bound volume of notes, maps, essays, and articles by Judge Jacob Peck (1779-1869, of Jefferson County, Tenn.). Ca. 1830s-1860s. Subjects include: geology; strata; earthquakes in the United States; mines (precious metals); extracts from Troost’s survey; Peck’s land grants (some with Birdseye); two letters (G. Troost, Nashville, 1840 and A.H.M. ___, Washington College, 185_); the Cumberland Mountains; Blount, Cocke, Davidson, Greene, Jefferson, Sevier, and Washington Counties, (Tenn.) A...
Dates: 1830-1860

James S. Bowman Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0639
Scope and Contents Research on early roads and Indian trails in East Tennessee. Includes notes, typescripts, maps, topographical maps, and clippings.
Dates: 1950s

Junior Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbook

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.081
Scope and Contents Volume 2 booklet listing code of ethics, regulations, brief history of the club, monthly agenda, and membership requirements for Knoxville High School students. A trail map of the Smoky Mountains is folded up and attached to inside back cover.
Dates: 1939 - 1940

Knoxville relief map (U.S.G.S. map) (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead).

Identifier: Artifact 2019.011
Scope and Contents Knoxville relief map (U.S.G.S. map), 1968. Framed. Edition 2 AMS. From Knoxville to Asheville, N.C.
Dates: 1968

Knoxville South Waterfront. Vision Plan, 2006. (maps)

Identifier: MSC 0929
Scope and Contents Knoxville South Waterfront. Vision Plan, 2006. Lists developers involved in the project. Color photocopy of photographic map with projected development drawn in. 1 copy. Ca. 25.5x42”
Dates: 2006

Map Illustrating the Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaign.

Identifier: Ephemera 2012.015
Scope and Contents Map Illustrating the Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaign. 1 color steel plate engraving, printed in 1881 by J. R. Jones
Dates: 1881

Map of East Tennessee drawn by Sam B. Palmer, Knoxville, August 1863. (Maps)

Identifier: QMM.2011.001
Scope and Contents Hand drawn and hand colored map of East Tennessee, drawn by Lt. Sam (Samuel) B. (Bell) Palmer, Knoxville, August 1863. Confederate Flag at right. 15 x 9.5” 1 pc.
Dates: 1863

Marshall A. Wilson Collection (Gift of Gail Wilson Knoll).

Identifier: MSC 0919
Scope and Contents Marshall A. Wilson Collection: Norris material: Families of Norris Reservoir Area (Author’s original manuscript copy--some photographs different from copy in McClung Collection); Norris area photographs & negatives ; Norris Reservoir Land Map (TVA, July 1936) (Marshall A. Wilson’s copy, hand colored & marked); “Norris Dam At Night” (panoramic photograph by Rell Clements). Tennessee Land Warrants: John and Landon Carter books, 1778-1784 (now published). Researched, abstracted and indexed...
Dates: 1910-1972

Master Plan of 1982 World’s Fair site

Identifier: APD 0006
Scope and Contents Master plan of 1982 World’s Fair site (copy), 50.5 x 24” (no legend). 1 pc. Negative of Master plan of 1982 World’s Fair site (legend masked), 27 x 12” 1 pc. Master on vellum of Master plan of 1982 World’s Fair site (with legend). 27 x 12” All three items in one folder (separate folders around negative and vellum items).
Dates: 1982

McCammon-Henderson Collection (Gift of Joanna M. and Al Henderson).

Identifier: MSC 0770
Scope and Contents The McCammon-Henderson Collection consists of two boxes of manuscripts, clippings, photographs, photocopies of photographs, and biographical material on the McCammon family of Knox County and Davidson County, Tennessee. Correspondents include Samuel McCammon, William Cowan McCammon, Eliza McCammon, Martha McCammon, Euphrasia McCammon, John Randels, Joanna Randles, Lillie Randles and others Subjects include the Civil War, family matters, pensions, education, poetry, religions and other topics....
Dates: 1836-1950

Mountain View Hotel brochures. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2006.006
Scope and Contents Two brochures from the Mountain View Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tenn.. One is B&W with A.J. Huff listed as manager and owner. Includes 1930 map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The second brochure appears to be later (undated) and uses some color.
Dates: 1930-1940

"Our National Park" brochure

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.056
Scope and Contents Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, "Our National Park", brochure, early 1930s (no date). Promo for Conservation Association headed by Chapman and Davis to get us the Park. Brochure opens to reveal a photo of Chimney Tops. "What The Park Will Mean To the People Of Tennessee" is the theme. Map on front.
Dates: 1930s

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

Ruth Moore Paine Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0166
Scope and Contents Ruth Moore Paine (1903-1990) was a native of Greeneville, Tennessee. She was married to Clarence Sibley Paine whose career took them to several states. Ruth Paine was a professional genealogist in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Michigan, and Tennessee. She was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Blount County Historical Trust These files relate to her parent’s lives in East Tennessee. Materials on the parents of Ruth Moore Paine: S. E. N. Moore and Elizabeth Beeler Moore. Includes...
Dates: 1880-1916

Savage Zinc Mine records (Jefferson County, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0280
Scope and Contents Savage Zinc Mine records, Jefferson County, Tenn. Includes business papers, photographs, zinc ore samples, 3 rolled maps. Mine closed in late 1996.
Dates: 1920s-1950s

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 deeds...
Dates: 1840-1940

Street Guide to Knoxville

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.026
Scope and Contents Map “Street Guide to Knoxville Showing Smoky Mountain Market locations” by KTrans.

No date. Published sometime between 1981 (when express rates were raised to $1.30) and 1985 (when the regular rate was raised from $0.60 to $0.75) (dates from KNS)
Dates: 1981 - 1985

Tennessee Literary Map poster. (posters)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.073
Scope and Contents Tennessee Literary Map poster, based on 1976 design. Ca. 1995? color 18 x 24”.
Dates: ca. 1995

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

William C. George scrapbooks of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) clippings, maps, photographs and publications. (Gift of Gayle Harvey)

Identifier: PAS 0147
Scope and Contents William C. George scrapbooks of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) clippings, maps, photographs and publications. Three 3-ring binders. Includes: “TVA Program in text and pictures from the Architectural Forum”; clippings (1950s-1960s); navigation charts / maps; photographs from various dam projects including Wilson Dam, Pickwick, Norris, Hiwassee, Chickamauga, Watauga.
Dates: 1950s-1960s

Williams and Coffin Papers of Ella Williams.

Identifier: MSC 0139
Scope and Contents The Williams-Coffin Papers consist primarily of the papers of Ella Williams, and range in date from 1875 to 1957. Ella Williams was the aunt of author Tennessee Williams. There is some correspondence from ’Tom’ [Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams]. The collection contains clippings, programs, and other material about the plays and other writings of Tennessee Williams. During World War I Ella Williams worked in Paris, France. Among her correspondents was her cousin John Sharp Williams, an U. S....
Dates: 1875-1957