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Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Bellview School Record of Examination, 1889-90.

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2016.001
Scope and Contents Record of Examination, Higher department, Bellview School, Knox County, Tennessee. Term of 1889-90. Lists name, age, grade, subjects and grades, remarks, etc. Signed by D. A. Shields, Teacher, February 1890.
Dates: 1889-1890

Bernice Stiles material.

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Identifier: MM.2016.006
Scope and Contents Bernice Stiles (May 6, 1905-April 26, 1997) material. Donated by her friend Edith L. Embrey from material found in Bernice Stiles’ apartment after her death. Ms. Stiles had no family left. MM.2016.006 a: Dec. 6, 1896, letter from S. G. Gilreath, State Superintendent, Department of Public Instruction, Nashville, Tenn., to ‘My dear Tom; (C. T. Stiles), Wilson Station, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Mentions Stiles’ good character, urges him to finish college. Also: CDV of Lillie Miller Stiles, taken by W. F.?...
Dates: 1890-1900

C. C. Justus Collection (History).

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Identifier: MSC 0904
Scope and Contents C. C. (Cummins C.) Justus was an educator, writer, and historian who lived in Knoxville for much of his adult life. He was born in Grainger County, attended Powder Springs Academy, the University of Tennessee, and Harvard. He was superintendent of schools for Grainger County. He taught at Central High School in Knox county, Tullahoma, and Clinton. He was a master mason and a member of Masonic Lodge, no. 244. The collection includes scrapbooks of local history and family history.
Dates: 1915-1949

Certificate of Luke Lea, Entry Taker of Ocoee District. June 18, 1842.

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Identifier: MM.1999.026
Scope and Contents Certificate of Luke Lea, Entry Taker of Ocoee District. June 18, 1842. Mentions occupants Eli Cleveland and Samuel Parks, land for use of colleges.
Dates: 1842

Channel One storyboard carried by Chris Whittle. Gift of Janie McGowan. (artifacts)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.076
Scope and Contents 38” high and 56” wide (unfolded) storyboard used by Chris Whittle to sell the concept of Channel One television for use in schools. Inside contains text and glossy illustrations. 1 pc.
Dates: 1989

Creed F. Casteel Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0046
Scope and Contents Papers of Creed F. Casteel, no date, 1865-1947. Includes his teaching certificates, contracts, and related papers re: his teaching in Knox Co., Tenn. and Alpharetta, Ga.; constitution and by-laws of the Teacher’s Institute No. 2, Knox Co. + minutes, 1873-1874; June 24, 1888 report on First Baptist Church Sunday School, 1 p.; 1894 photograph of school children at Alpharetta, Ga.; 1901 charges against Casteel for his remarks about McKinley’s assassination; 1912 executor’s letter to C. F. Casteel,...
Dates: 1865-1947

Eliza Jane McClung letter to Mary Ann McClung, April 3, 1858. (Typed transcription).

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Identifier: MM.2017.015
Scope and Contents Letter from Mrs. Eliza Jane McClung, Nashville, to her niece by marriage, Mary Ann McClung (Mrs. Pleasant M. McClung), Knox County, Tenn. April 3, 1858. (typed transcription) transcribed by Barbara A. McClung, February 13, 1912. TS 3 pp. Re: Hugh’s education, wedding of Matt and Julia, preaching by Dr. Styles of New Haven, family news.
Dates: 1858

Hall and Stakely Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0017
Scope and Contents Papers of the Hall and Stakely families. William Maulsby Stakely (1804-1898), born in Hawkins County, Tenn, married Sarah Smith (1811-1857) in 1828. They lived in Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn. He was a postmaster and merchant. Moved to Union Springs, Ala, in 1863. Two of the Stakely daughter married two Hall cousins. Martha Stakely married Judge Elijah T. Hall of Knoxville in 1860. Caroline Stakely married James Spears Hall in 1874. James Hall ran a general store in Knoxville, which became...
Dates: 1825-1952

Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s.

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Identifier: MM.nd.036
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s. 5 pcs. 1. 183_ marriage bond, George Routh and Catharine Rankin. 2. 1829 marriage license, Russell Birdwell to Louisa B. Rodgers (fragment). 3. 1841 stud horse(?) license issued to Alexander E. Smith. Cocke County. 4. 1841 note to Col. Jos. Hamilton. 5. 18th District report- list of persons whose children are entitled to the school fund. No date.
Dates: 1829-1841

John and Rhoda Campbell Williams Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0170
Scope and Contents Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. [1864]. 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.
Dates: 1864-1867

John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867.

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Identifier: MSC 0193
Scope and Contents Three journals kept by John C. Robertson, 1862-1867 (written in 1866 and 1867), who ran away at age 16 to join the 63rd Regt., Tenn. Inf., Co. I. He was also a school teacher and licensed as a M. E. preacher. Lived in Springfield, Iowa, and New Liberty, Kentucky. He was born in Roane County, Tenn. First volume covers April 1862-September 1865, Started on September 24, 1866. Index on page 175. Second volume covers September 1865 to June 1866. Index on page 299. Third volume covers July 1866 to...
Dates: 1862-1867

John R. Lowry Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0158
Scope and Contents Papers of Professor John R. Lowry, Knoxville, Tenn., Ca. 1880s-1923. Includes material related to Park City School; memorial resolutions for John R. Lowry and wife; orations; essays; two photographs.
Dates: 1880-1923

Katherine Williams scrapbook (scrapbooks)

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Identifier: PAS 0180
Scope and Contents Matriculation cards, invitations, calling cards, ribbons, programs, report cards, exams, photographs, correspondence, tickets, newspaper clippings, other ephemera and memorbilia from Katherine Williams time at University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Written in ink on first page “Katherine Williams. Memory Book, kept while attending University of Tennessee.” Spine cover detached from boards, but binding intact.
Dates: 1899 - 1904

Knox County School History: report of Schools Sub-Committee of Two Centuries Steering Committee submitted by Dr. Paul Kelley and Mrs. Roger Howell. (1992)

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Identifier: MSC 0322
Scope and Contents Knox County School History: report of Schools Sub-Committee of Two Centuries Steering Committee submitted by Dr. Paul Kelley and Mrs. Roger Howell. Ca. 1992. 552 pp. in 3-ring notebook. Photocopy. Contains partial list of schools in Knox County and school histories received during the Knox County Two Centuries celebration in 1992.
Dates: 1992

Knox County, Tenn., Schools, 1882, 1889-90.

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Identifier: MM.2016.004
Scope and Contents MM-2016-004 a Contract with Teacher. Jno. M. Love, Knox County, Tenn. at Shieldstown(?) School. Signed by Directors A. Buffat, J .H. Smith and Geo. A. McNutt. Also signed by J. M. Love. September 18, 1882. DS 1 pc.
Dates: 1882-1890

Knoxville Female Schools. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera Collection 021
Scope and Contents Knoxville Female Seminary catalogs, 1849-50, 1850-51; E.T. Female Institute, 1848-49 catalog; Knoxville Female Institute circular and catalog, 1865-66.
Dates: 1849-1866

Knoxville Schools. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera Collection 022
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Institute for Girls (Knoxville), 1895-96 catalog + 1898 clipping re: commencement; East Tennessee University order of exercises for commencement, 1857; Chi Delta Literary Society, U.T., 1883 program; University School (Knoxville) 1891-92 program; Public School Exhibition, Staub’s Opera House, 1877 program; Knoxville Public Schools, A Course in Reading and Literature, 1900; Girls’ High School (Knoxville) commencement, invitation, commencement week schedule; Miss Ogden’s School...
Dates: 1857-1898

Lavinia Lea letter to her mother Susan Lea. August 4, 1843(?).

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Identifier: MM.1999.022
Scope and Contents Letter from Lavinia Lea, Salem [N. C.], to her mother Susan Lea, Cleveland, Tenn. August 4, 1843(?) (1823?). ALS 2 pp. + outer cover (2 pcs. mounted on silk). Re: examinations at school, upcoming visit from father.
Dates: 1843

Michael Davis, Arithmetic, ca. 1797.

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Identifier: MM.1997.115 a&b
Scope and Contents Two handwritten volumes re: arithmetic, mathematics, etc. done by Michael Davis, ca. 1797. MM.1997.115 a: Vol. 1. Includes family entries for the John and Rebecca Davis family, the Josiah and Nancy Berry family, and the Thomas and Mary Neatherey family. Original entry dates go up to ca. 1843. Also includes : ‘A List of Jurors in Captain Williams’ Company, Knox County, Tenn.’ 1830; and 1831 list of support paid for Patsy Summers, a pauper of Knox County. MM.1997.115 b: Vol. 2. Includes short...
Dates: circa 1797-1843

Morristown Normal and Industrial College “Radio” [magazine] vol. 1, no. 9 (1928). (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2018.002
Scope and Contents African American Morristown Normal and Industrial College, Tennessee, 1928 Radio School Magazine. Commencement Edition. Vol 1 #9. soft cover, 8 pg. Photo illus. Judson S. Hill D.D. President- photo of broom department. They also had dairy farm, manual training department for men and women making everything from cedar chests to barrels. Champions in baseball with team photo of basketball teams. College orchestra, advertising in back from black and white businesses, particularly dentist and...
Dates: 1928

Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. Gift of Marguerite B. Hamer.

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Identifier: MM.1976.009
Scope and Contents Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. 13 pcs. Mostly letters to William D. Neilson, Greene County, Tenn. Re: family matters, education, etc.
Dates: 1820-1852

Powell High School research papers, 1992-1993, 1997. Janie Cassell, teacher.

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Identifier: MSC 0804
Scope and Contents Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.
Dates: 1992-1993, 1997

Reynolds Papers, n.d., 1801-1929.

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Identifier: MSC 0302
Scope and Contents 35 documents dating from 1801-1929, most re: Robert B. Reynolds, Knoxville. Includes : correspondence to Churchwell & Reynolds; correspondence to and/or from ___ Wallace, Wm. Gammon, Benjamin Crawford, L. P. Roberts, David Patterson, Jacob Rogers & Sons, Henry Stanton, J. P. Evans, Arthur R. Crozier, P. D. Gates, J. C. Ramsey, F. L. Reynolds, Mrs. R. B. Reynolds, R. R. Pate, George Rupert Reynolds; politics; deeds; military papers (R. B. Reynolds served as a Paymaster during the Mexican...
Dates: 1801-1929

Roy Isaac Gentry Public County High School diploma

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.006
Scope and Contents Diploma issued by State of Tennessee to public high school graduates. Contains engraving of the Tennessee State Capitol building in Nashville. Includes record of the eighteen credits taken to graduate. Diploma issued to Roy Isaac Gentry on April 27, 1920 at Gibbs High School of Knoxville. Contains seal of “Department of Public Instruction, State of Tennessee”
Dates: 1920

“Swan Pond: A Tennessee State Shrine.” Articles on Ramsey House by Knoxville Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. TS 1957.

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Identifier: MM.1998.029
Scope and Contents “Swan Pond: A Tennessee State Shrine.” Articles on Ramsey House written by members of the Knoxville Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. Presented to Lawson McGhee Library on October 5, 1957. TS. In cover with original artwork on Ramsey House by Quinn. Contents: “Ballad of Ramsey House” by Maud M. Turpin; “Ramsey House: Home of the Courageous” by Josephine Strong Breeding; “The Ramsey House and Nathaniel Hawthorne” by Frances Woolley; “I Remember Cousin Lizzie” by Lillian...
Dates: 1957

Teacher’s Registers, Knox County, Tenn. 1877-1897.

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Identifier: MSC 0234
Scope and Contents Tennessee Public School Teacher’s Registers for District 18, Knox County, Tenn., for 1877-1897. The registers list student’s names, ages, attendance records, sex, and grades. Schools included are Antioch, Clear Springs, Maget’s Cove, Mascot, Rising Sun, and the Rock. Also, two minute books with cash accounts and census of school populations for 1872-1883 and 1884-1888.
Dates: 1872-1897

William B. Reynolds Papers, 1855-1876.

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Identifier: MSC 0169
Scope and Contents William Barton Reynolds (1820-1882) was born in Hawkins County, Tenn., and lived in Benton, Polk County, Tenn. He died in Rome, Ga. Folders 1-3 include correspondence to and from William Barton Reynolds, 1855-1876. Major correspondents were son-in-law Peter Smith and John H. Reynolds. Topics include family business, education, the Civil War and conditions in East Tennessee, Lincoln’s death, and spiritualism. Folder 4 has a copy of W.B. Reynold’s obituary and reprints of six family photographs....
Dates: 1855-1876

William Ballard Lenoir Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
Dates: 1798-1882

William Hawn (1834-1888) Papers., ca. 1847-ca. 1953. (Gift of Burrell Hawn).

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Identifier: MSC 0699
Scope and Contents Correspondence of William Hawn (1834-1888) family, Knox County, Tenn. Papers cover the years ca. 1847-ca. 1953. Includes parents of William Hawn, Jacob and Elizabeth Hawn; and brothers Michael, John, Andrew (A.L. ) , and Joseph Hawn. Subjects include Civil War era papers with William, John and Michael fighting with the Union Army (Co. E, 13th Indiana Cavalry) and A.L. in the Confederate Army (Co. B, 3rd Tennessee Cavalry). Includes letters to and from home, paperwork, receipts, books,...
Dates: circa 1847-1953