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Hamblen County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

American Enka Corporation Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0439
Scope and Contents Includes photographs and printed materials. 1. Pamphlet on Enka History 2. Album of Enka Strike Photographs, 1950 3. Photographs and company newspapers (Enka Voice, 1967,1973) relating to the Enka facility in Morristown 4. Employee Manual for ENKA “The Way We Work”
Dates: 1950-1973

Bent Creek Store Ledgers.

Identifier: MSC 0033
Scope and Contents Bent Creek Store day book, May 1796-Sept. 1797 + smaller pages sewn in the back dating Sept. 19, 1797-June 5, 1800, Oct. 29, 1803, July 22, 1804. Store operated by Patrick Nenney and Hugh Graham in present day Hamblen Co., Tenn. 1 vol. + (Bent Creek Store) Ledger Book D. 1818. 1 vol. (many pages missing). + typescript of reminiscences and family traditions by descendant of Bent Creek Store owners, Antoinette Miller Taylor. April 21, 1943. 71 pp. (some gaps). Photocopy.
Dates: 1796-1818

Berkline Corporation Silver Anniversary Issue

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.047
Scope and Contents Berkline Corp., Silver Anniversary Issue, 1937-1962 of "The Berkliner" company magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business in Morristown, Tenn., this special issue is on glossy paper with special silver soft covers and is 1/4" thick. Celebrates the move of the Popkin family to the South and their contributions to the economy of Hamblen Co. Berkline began in Morristown in 1937 with 18 employees and began 1962 with over 1700 local employees. This company became the largest of the northern...
Dates: 1962

C. G. Nenney.

Identifier: MSC 0580
Scope and Contents C. G. Nenney pocket ledgers and photographs. C. G. Nenney, Lumberman, Hamblen County, 1880-90’s Though he seems to have preferred simply using his initials and surviving documents from his lifetime only identified him as either “C. G.” or “Charles”, an application for a delayed birth certificate filled out by his daughter Nellie (#D-388557, Nellie Elizabeth McReynolds) reveals that C.G. Nenney’s full name was Charles Grandison Nenney. (Possibly his parents chose the name as a would-be witty...
Dates: 1880-1900

C. T. Hale Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0550
Scope and Contents C. T. Hale (18767-1944) was a successful livestock breeder and farmer in Hamblen County. The business papers and check stubs give insight in farm prices and income.
Dates: 1901-1939

Hamblen County (Tenn.) Dog Tag receipt

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.046
Scope and Contents Deity Wisecarver, Russellville (Tenn.). Dog tax receipt for 1 dog at $1. Shows vignette of dog head. Signed by John Hay.
Dates: 1919

Hamblen County, Tenn. Sheriff’s election, 1934. Ben Stuart, opponent of incumbent, H. G, Marshall. Talk 1, Talk 2.

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.019
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hamblen Co. 1934 Sheriff election. Ben Stuart's Election talk no.2,"Just How Much Is A Sheriff Worth to a Small County Like Hamblen?" Mailer, 1 sheet with Stuart's photo. Pamphlet format with 6 pages, 4 of which are lists of present Sheriff, H. G. Marshall's expenses and talk of the things he has acquired since becoming sheriff that the small sheriff's salary could not possibly pay for. Tough talk.
Dates: 1934

Helms Ledger/Scrapbook, Morristown, Tenn., 1882-1891.

Identifier: MM.2018.001
Scope and Contents At front of volume “Ledger No.1” later in text “Ledger No. 2”. Clippings from the Morristown Gazette 1890 and undated, glued over pages of the ledger. Two loose photographs of John E. Helms (both printed); Morristown P. O. List, ca. 1886-1891, pp. 64-68; handwritten poetry pp. 70-72 + fragment of printed picture of young woman; “Tortures of Love” p. 74; “Subscriptions to the Gazette” pp. 80-84. (no date)- 1 scrapbook with torn paper cover at front, missing back cover. ( 13 x 8 inches)
Dates: 1882-1891

Liberty Hill Methodist Church, Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee.

Identifier: MM.2018.021
Scope and Contents Liberty Hill Methodist Church, Hamblen County, Tennessee. with a photocopy of an article about Frank Rightsell who carved some facsimile bibles out of pews from the old church building.
Dates: undated

New Salem Church Book, 1840-1890, Whitesburg, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2013.026
Scope and Contents New Salem Presbyterian Church Manuscript record book from this Whitesburg, Tennessee, church with Session minutes (1840-1890), several membership lists, list of children baptized, etc. Blank book bound in boards and leather spine, lettered by hand "New Salem Church Book". Ca 125pp (ca. 40 used). Important record of this church originally in Jefferson County, then Hamblen County.
Dates: 1840-1890

Progressive Business Association, Morristown, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2013.002
Scope and Contents Progressive Business Association, Morristown, Tenn. Documents activities of the first black civic organization chartered in Hamblen Co., Tenn., including Head Start Center built on the site of Judson S. Hill Elementary School, memorializing Dr. Hill, founder of Morristown College and also honoring the life of Willie Perry Osborne, civic leader, educator, and public servant.
Dates: 2013

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

The Hamblen Review, newspaper, Vol. 1, no. 3 & 4, July 1934. Morristown, Tenn. (Geo. Cathron, pub.).

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.024
Scope and Contents 11. Tenn., The Hamblen Review, newspaper, Vol.1, no. 3 & 4, July 7 & 28, 1934. Morristown, Tenn.. Paper published by Geo. Carthron. Pro Ben Stuart for Sheriff paper. Each issue 4 pgs. Lots about shooting at Stuart during rally and speech at Lowland school. (More political tracts than newspapers)
Dates: 1934

Whiskey Trials ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.057
Scope and Contents 1) Tenn., Cocke Co. Whiskey Trials. 1920, handbill, "Notice to Public", containing sworn statements by David Baxter and J.C. Smallwood, swearing that Hamblen Co. Sheriff W.C. Carriger and Deputy Joe Caton were involved in sale of illegal liquor. Printed note at bottom supposedly from Sheriff Carriger. Size 8 1/2 x 11, folds, blank back. 2) Tenn., Hamblen Co., 1920 Sheriff election. G.C.McKinney statement in news clipping regarding business with David Baxter, complete sworn denial...
Dates: 1920

William C. Atkinson autobiographical journal.

Identifier: MM.1991.003 a&b
Scope and Contents Autobiographical journal of William Conway Atkinson (born 1830). Includes some financial accounts and family records. Also includes his narrative of his life, including his service from 1847-48 as a drummer in Co. G, 5th Tenn. Vol. Regt. of Inf., Mexican War; his service in the U. S. Army 2nd Cav., 1855; and his service in the Confederate Army, 1st E. Tenn. Cav. He lived for a time in Russellville, Hamblen County, Tenn. MM-1991-003 a: original manuscript volume and some loose pages MM-1991-003...
Dates: 1830-1865