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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 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

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