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McMinn County (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Calhoun store day book and account book, 1822-ca. 1830. (account books)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0042
Scope and Contents Two account books from a store in Calhoun, McMinn Co., Tenn. Calhoun store day book, 1822-1824. Contains daily entries of business transactions for general merchandise from an unnamed store. Operated in Knoxville Nov. 25, 1822, to March 18, 1823, then in Calhoun from March 31, 1823-Sept. 25, 1824. + Calhoun store account book, ca. 1822-ca. 1830. Contains entries from above day book (and others, which McClung Collection does not have as of Feb. 1988). Index to entries at front of volume. Gideon...
Dates: 1822-1830

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

 Collection
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

Isbell Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1983.013
Scope and Contents Loose papers removed from the Isbell Family Bible placed in the McClung Collection by Mrs. Barlow, April 11, 1983. Papers include: copy of the will of Thomas Isbell, 1819; notes of family history; photograph of Sarah Elizabeth Isbell Gaut; program from Ministers’ and Deacons’ meeting held at Coghill Academy, McMinn County, Tenn., 1869; Mary Sharp College card, n.d.; pattern pieces; James H. and Robert B. McMillan obituaries; 1869 letter from Benjamin Isbell to brother James; January 10, 1863,...
Dates: 1819-1863

J. H. Lowery letter

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.068
Scope and Contents A two page ALS from J. H. Lowery, Post Master, Riceville, Tennessee to Second Assistant Post Master General giving train schedule and requesting crane for use in loading mail on fast train which does not stop.
Dates: 1886

Jane McCartney Doren letter to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, Tenn., 1869; Mount Zion Presbyterian Church receipt, 1872.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2006.002
Scope and Contents June 29, 1868, letter from Jane McCartney Doren, Columbus, O., to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, McMinn County, Tenn. ALS 6 pp. (2 pcs.) Re: she was one of the first members of Mars Hill Presbyterian Church when it organized in 1822; asks what churches are still there and in Blount County and their ministers; left 20 years ago with no friends there; predicted war based on slavery; taught by Dr. Pearson, Dr. Anderson, Rev. Mr. Eagleton; mentions mothers of slain soldiers, no...
Dates: 1872

Penelope Johnson Allen Collection (historic manuscripts).

 Collection
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

Printed form with handwritten annotations. Legal notice against note from Taliaferro and Howard.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2011.033
Scope and Contents Tenn., McMinn County. 1847. United States of America, State of Tenn., McMinn County, printed document for Notary Public Robt. M'Nelley. Protest for note defaulted and notice served by State Bank at Athens. Signed by McNelley. Default by Taliaferro & Howard, later paid as shown by attached note.
Dates: 1847

Samuel Wolff Ledger, Sept. 1840-1847, McMinn County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.014
Scope and Contents Samuel Wolff Ledger, Sept. 1840-1847, McMinn County, Tenn.
Dates: 1840-1847

Tennessee Governors’ graves (photographs by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937 + 1938 WPA transcript of Governors’ graves in Greenwood Cemetery).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.058
Scope and Contents Fifteen photographs of the graves of Isham Harris, Malcolm R. Patterson, and Governors Blount, McMinn and Sevier. Taken by Hugh L. Beardsley, 1937. + 1938 WPA transcript of Governor’s graves in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville and related correspondence (3 pcs.) + handwritten list of governors and dates.
Dates: 1937-1938