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Memoirs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ada’s Story-- Ada Cope, Memoir of her childhood written for Jean Cope (Scanned manuscript color prints).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2019.008
Scope and Contents

Ada’s Story-- Ada Cope, Memoir of her childhood written for Jean Cope (Scanned manuscript color prints).

Dates: undated

Buffat Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0007
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of Pierre Francois Buffat, his wife Sylvie Louise Tauxe Buffat, their children and relatives, who came from Switzerland to Knoxville, Tenn., in 1849. Pierre F. Buffat owned a farm at Spring Place in Knox County, Tenn. He ran a mill starting in 1861, and his son Alfred Buffat joined the business in 1865. Other family names included in the correspondence include: Bolli, Chavannes, Porta, Esperandieu, Sterchi, Truan, and Tauxe. Many of the letters were written in French,...
Dates: 1831-1925

David Dale Dickey memoirs, “My Recollections of the Early Fight Against Tellico Dam.”

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2004.010
Scope and Contents

David Dale Dickey memoirs re: Little Tennessee River and Tellico Dam controversy entitled “My Recollections of the Early Fight Against Tellico Dam.” 2003. 7 PP. + copies of correspondence. PHOTOCOPY. (2nd copy added 9-30-2008).

Dates: 2003-2008

Hugh Wheeler Sanford Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0005
Scope and Contents Papers of Hugh Wheeler Sanford (1879-1961), an industrialist, inventor, financier, and author. Papers date from 1886-1963. He was the son of Edward Jackson and Emma Chavannes Sanford, graduated from Harvard University in 1900, returned to live in Knoxville. He was board chairman of Sanford-Day Iron Works and the Knoxville Metal Products Company and was a director of Fidelity Bankers Trust Company, Kimballs, Inc., Sanford Realty Company, and Manufacturers Acceptance Corporation. During World...
Dates: 1886-1963

James Monroe Griffith memoirs, written 1906-1907 in Emporia, Kansas.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.028
Scope and Contents

Memoirs written by James Monroe Griffith (born 1840 in Washington County, Ind.) to his son George. Written in 1906-1907 in Emporia, Kan. TS(Photocopy) 57 pp. Contains genealogical information on the Griffith family.

Dates: 1906-1907

James R. and Elise Porta Ogden Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0107
Scope and Contents Family papers of James Robinson Ogden (1837-1891) and his wife Elise Porta Ogden (1846-1930). The Porta family was one of the French Swiss families in Knoxville. Several documents are written in French; most have translations. Documents date from 1845-1946. Includes documents re: baptisms of Francois E.T. Porta and Elise L. Porta; biographical sketch of Francois Louis Porta (1815-1846); original pencil sketch portrait of Francois Louis Porta; James R. Ogden’s recollections of his boyhood in...
Dates: 1845-1946

Memoirs of Elizabeth Stoffell Rankin, 1861-1938; autobiographical sketch of Hugh Forgey Crawford, 1806-1885; biographical sketch of Samuel Crawford, Sr.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1977.010
Scope and Contents

PHOTOCOPIES OF: Memoirs of Elizabeth Stoffell Rankin (Mrs. Joseph M.), 1861-1938, Knox County, Tenn. TS 38 pp. Mentions Civil War, Maryville College, Stoffell, Crawford, and Rankin families. Autobiographical sketch of Hugh Forgey Crawford, 1806-1885. Knox County, Tenn. Biographical sketch of Samuel Crawford, Sr., by Hugh F. Crawford, 1881.

Dates: 1806-1938

Memoirs of Margaret Oswald Klein, completed in 1933.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.006
Scope and Contents

Memoirs of Margaret Oswald Klein, completed in 1933, four years before her death at the age of 80. Includes story of ancestors coming from Switzerland to Knoxville, Tenn., and life in Knoxville (mentions the names of many Knoxvillians). Original volume + photocopy of typed transcription.

Dates: 1933

Memoirs of Robert I. Chester from Ky., 1883, and “Jonesborough And Its Old People: A Talk With One Who Is Left Alone.”

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1972.001
Scope and Contents

Memoirs of Robert I. Chester taken from the Weekly American, a Kentucky newspaper, February 22,1883; and “Jonesborough And Its Old People: A Talk With One Who Is Left Alone.” 7 pp. Typescript. Transcribed by Mrs. Robert C. Woltz, Oak Ridge.

Dates: 1883

William Conway Atkinson daybook, ca. 1900 (PHOTOCOPY).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.130
Scope and Contents

Daybook of William Conway Atkinson (1835- ). Contains notes about his life; list of novels read since 1847; note about parent’s marriage record; Anderson family records; list of purchases, 1900; Atkinson family records; “The Life of William C. Atkinson from 5 Years of Age Up to 1903” (pp. [25-69]; pp. 70-73 could not be photocopied and were typed. 1 ‘volume’ of photocopies.

Dates: circa 1900