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Dandridge (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Kyker Account Book.

Identifier: MSC 0401
Scope and Contents

Farm and store account book for A. J. Kyker, Mint, Tenn., Blount County. Farm, store, and mill accounts ca. 1918-1928. Contains entries for mill, sawmill, mules, livestock. Also one 1819 manuscript page of accounts labeled “Dandridge”

Dates: 1819; 1918-1928

Branner Papers, 1858-1868.

Identifier: MM.1979.029
Scope and Contents

March 3, 1858 letter from W.A. Branner, Dandridge, Tenn., to “Genl.” ALS 3 pp. Re: death of Grandpa, local news. 1866 receipt to Eliza Branner from Dr. M. L. Rogers, Knoxville. 1868 receipt to Mrs. W. Branner from Staub & Co., Knoxville. 1860 receipt to W.A. Branner from J. J. Crawford.

Dates: 1858-1868

Catherine Taylor Miller notebook, 1929.

Identifier: MM.1979.007
Scope and Contents

1929 notebook / journal compiled by Catherine Taylor Miller as she visited Rogersville, Jonesboro, Dandridge, and Wartburg. Notes include the history of places visited.

Dates: 1929

Gass Store Collection (Dandridge, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0569
Scope and Contents J. H. Gass Store records from Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tenn. The earliest part of the building was constructed in 1823, and was operated by the Gass family as a general store from 1896-1983. The store closed in 1983, and the owners simply locked the doors and left all of the stock, fixtures, and other items in the building. The stock was sold over an 18 month period and sent all over the world through eBay. The original store records were retained and represent the total records of the...
Dates: 1896-1983

Graham, Jeffries, Swann Bible. Gift of Caroline Graham Swann.

Identifier: FB 0086
Scope and Contents

Graham, Jeffries, Swann Bible. Printed by Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, 1807. Hand-bound with cloth cover. The Bible came down in the family through Victoria Graham Swann (descended from William Graham of King’s Mountain Fame and her maternal grandfather was Nathaniel Jeffries, a Revolutionary soldier from Gaffney S.C.). Victoria Graham married James Preston Swann of Dandridge, Tenn, in 1858. Their residence , named Squirewood, was in Dandridge.

Dates: Publication: 1807

Harris Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0077
Scope and Contents Harris family papers, 1834-1967. Harris family correspondence from Knox, Jefferson, and Grainger Counties, Tenn. Includes Aug. 3, 1863, letter from Thomas McGuire to wife from Camp Nelson; business correspondence with W. A. Galbraith in Knoxville, Tenn.; genealogical notes on Meek, Fagala, and Turnley families (photocopies of this material placed in Meek, Fagala, and Turnley Genealogy VFs); 1879 program from Dandridge School; The Child’s Paper, Aug. 1874; Thespian Hall (Dandridge, Tenn.)...
Dates: 1834-1967

Joseph Routh letter to Jacob Routh, June 18, 1850. Dandridge, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.1997.068
Scope and Contents

June 18, 1850 letter from Joseph Routh , Dandridge, to Jacob Routh (“Brother Jacob.”). ALS 3 pp. + P.S. (1 pc.) Re: land in Denton County for sale by Jefferson Underwood; Sylvans Howell in Memphis; bad weather for farming; local election for colonel and esquire, Samuel E. Gass and William Bradford; local weddings.

Dates: 1850

Trotter Family Collection

Identifier: MSC 0969
Scope and Contents

The Trotter Family Collection contains materials descended through the prominent Sevier County, Tenn. Family. The Collection includes photograph albums of family members and travels, correspondence and other materials collected by Jess Wynn Trotter during her travels, scrapbooks containing historical clippings, and other ephemera related to the Trotter family.

Finding Aid available.

Dates: 1867 - 1942

W. T. Doherty letter, 1816.

Identifier: MM.1981.149
Scope and Contents

April 15, 1816, letter from W. T. Doherty, Trinity Bay, Nova Iberia, La., to “Father” (Major James Doherty, Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tenn.). Account of events since his disbanding. Left New Orleans in July 1815 for the Spanish Country under the command of Col. Perry; In a capsized sloop; Returning home. ALS 3 pp, (encased in fabric).

Dates: 1816