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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles McClung McGhee Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Charles McClung McGhee (1828-1907) was the son of John and Elizabeth McClung McGhee and the great-grandson of James White. He was a financier, railroad executive, and a philanthropist. He graduated from East Tennessee University in 1846 and married Isabella White, daughter of Hugh White. She died in 1848 and in 1857 he married her sister Cornelia. McGhee was involved in the growth of railroads in the South, and had coal and iron interests. He was on the Board of Trustees of the University of...
Dates: 1857-1907

J. King Goodrich letters, 1883-1884.

Identifier: MM.1981.189
Scope and Contents Seven letters from J. King Goodrich, Washington, D. C. (one from Jonesboro, Tenn.), to Professor Benj. Silliman, New Haven, Conn. April 20, 1883 - February 11, 1884, Re: purchasing Bradley & Co. iron mine and land (Embreeville property) in Tennessee. Includes detail of cost estimates and benefits. January 5, 1884, letter from Jonesboro, Tenn., re: property in North Carolina.
Dates: 1883-1884

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

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

W. J. Savage Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0185
Scope and Contents Two notebooks, covering the years 1885-1950 (#1) and 1950-1979 (#2) on the history and working of the W. J. Savage Company of Knoxville, Tenn. The notebooks contain a history of the company (prepared by Ruth Stevens), photographs, brochures for products, and copies of plans for various projects (which illustrate projects worked on by donor Gus Ellis). The notebooks were originally prepared by Mr. Ellis for his sons, Ray and John Douglas Ellis. The W. J. Savage Company produced mill and mine...
Dates: 1885-1979