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Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

A. G. Bogle journal, 1842-1858.

Identifier: MM.1990.004 a&b&c
Scope and Contents Journal of Albert Gallatin Bogle (1817-1858), Blount County, Tenn., covering the years 1842-1858. Brief daily entries re: work, farm, church attendance, weather, purchases & bills, family & neighbors, burials, etc. Include November 18, 1843, agreement between Richard Kezia and Hugh Bogle re: the hiring out of Duncan Kezia. MM-1990-004 a: original journal (use photocopies for research and copying). MM-1990-004 b: photocopy of years 1842-1856. MM-1990-004 c: photocopy of years...
Dates: 1842-1858

Armstrong Family Papers, 1826-1892. Include the papers of Drury P. Armstrong and Robert Houston Armstrong.

Identifier: MSC 0237
Scope and Contents The Armstrong Family Papers consist of the business transactions and personal reflections of Drury Paine Armstrong (1799-1856) and his son Robert Houston Armstrong (1825-1896). In 1823, Drury P. Armstrong married Amelia Houston, the daughter of Robert Houston. Armstrong was a well regarded businessman and town leader and was appointed to several positions throughout his lifetime. Robert Houston Armstrong was elected to the state legislature about 1850, representing Knox and Sevier Counties....
Dates: 1826-1892

Benjamin Bayless McCroskey journal, Cumberland University, 1868-1871) (Gift of Hope K. McCroskey).

Identifier: MM.2000.034
Scope and Contents

Journal kept by B. B. McCroskey (identified by donor as Benjamin Bayless McCroskey) at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., 1868-1871. 1 vol. Contains notes on speeches, fellow students, the class of 1871, etc. Later writings and clippings added by Benjamin Barratt McCroskey, ca. 1918. Re: Spanish-American War. Also: photocopy of sergeant’s appointment to Benjamin B. McCroskey, 15th Cavalry, January 1, 1904.

Dates: 1868-1871

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

David Anderson Deaderick Journal, 1825-1872.

Identifier: MSC 0054
Scope and Contents

Register of events and facts recorded annually by David Anderson Deaderick, in Jonesborough, Tenn., in 1825. Journal kept until 1872. Includes inserted letters and newspaper clippings. Mentions digging for gold in California in 1850.

Dates: 1825-1872

David Thomas Kirk.

Identifier: MSC 0730
Scope and Contents

David Thomas Kirk: personal journals, family photograph album, newspaper clippings etc. 1899-1959. Kirk was a Methodist minister, farmer and house builder. Details of life in Bybee, Cocke County, Tenn. 2 boxes.

Dates: 1899-1959

Diary of Drury P. Armstrong, 1842-1849.

Identifier: MSC 0625
Scope and Contents

Daily journal emphasizing farm and business matters of Drury P. Armstrong (1799-1856) of Knoxville. 1 manuscript volume. [511 pages]. The original journal was transcribed in 1925 for the McClung Collection by Barbara Adair McClung. The transcribed volume has an index. Also, one color snapshot of painted portrait, believed to be Drury P. Armstrong, possibly by George Dury.

Dates: 1842-1849

Don Whitehead World War II Journal.

Identifier: MM.2013.009
Scope and Contents Journal or diary kept by Don Whitehead (1908-1981) during the early part of world War II. Day-to-day account of his personal experiences from his September 1942 Associated Press assignment to North Africa until the end of the Allied Campaign in Sicily in April 1943. Don Whitehead became a reporter for the Knoxville Journal in 1934 and joined the Associated Press (AP) in 1935 as a night editor in Memphis and later as a correspondent in Knoxville. He was a skilled feature writer and was...
Dates: 1942-1943

Dr. Charles Coffin Journal, 1800-1822 (photocopy of transcription).

Identifier: MSC 0183
Scope and Contents

Typed transcription of the Journal of Dr. Charles Coffin, 1800-1822. Copied from the original by Mrs. C. M. McClung (1929). 372 pp. + index. Photocopy.

Dates: 1800-1822

Dr. William Hunt Papers, 1830s-1860s.

Identifier: MM.nd.035
Scope and Contents Dr. William Hunt (1810-1882) was the grandfather of Alice Hunt Lynn Howell (Mrs. Roger Howell). Handwritten “Journal of My Imprisonment” by William Hunt, telling about his Civil War capture. Arrested November 1861 in Cleveland, Tenn., by Col. James Gillaspie. AD 1 pp. + Photocopies of: 1830s Transylvania University materials re: William Hunt; 1866 letter re: ETV&G RR; 1870s Cleveland, Bradley County, Tenn., tax receipts to William Hunt. + photocopies from 1840s account book in the...
Dates: 1830-1860s

Ellen McClung Berry travel material.

Identifier: MSC 0634
Scope and Contents

Ellen McClung Berry Travel Materials consists of items related to the estate of Ellen McClung Berry, with a focus on her trip abroad in the late 1920’s. It includes a travel diary detailing her solo trip around the world from 1927-1928. It also contains a photo album from earlier trips to Italy with her family in the early 1920’s. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, journals, and documents involving her parents, as well as genealogy of the McClung family.

Dates: 1920s

H. L. and Margaret Ernest Collection. Material from the estate of Dr. and Mr. H.L. Ernest (Margaret Mann) (Ellis & Ernest Drugstore).

Identifier: MSC 0362
Scope and Contents Dr. Harold Longsdorf Ernest, Sr. (Doc) was born in Carlisle, PA in 1895. He grew up working in a drugstore. After graduating from high school, he attended Philadelphia College of Pharmacy where he met his future business partner of 40 years, Dr. Wilbur J. Ellis. After moving to Knoxville, Dr. Ernest married Margaret Mann, the granddaughter of Major Louis Gratz, in 1928. Mrs. Ernest was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church who was well known for her charity work, Red Cross...
Dates: 1926-1981

James McMillan journal, 1825-1866 (photocopy).

Identifier: MSC 0176
Scope and Contents

Journal of James McMillan of Knox County, Tenn, 1825-1866. Contains entries of daily events. (Photocopy)

Dates: 1825-1866

John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867.

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...
Dates: 1862-1867

Journal of Richard Waterhouse.

Identifier: MSC 0202
Scope and Contents

Journal, diary, and memoirs of Richard G. Waterhouse, 1795-1813. Includes family history and papers, and The Waterhouse Family in England. Transcribed, typed (401 pp.)

Dates: 1795-1813

Lucy C. Hunter’s school journal, 1860. (Charlestown, Shenandoah Valley, Va.)

Identifier: MM.1998.030
Scope and Contents

Lucy C. Hunter’s school journal,1860. Charlestown, Shenandoah Valley, Va. [110 pp.]. Includes notes about school, essays, copies of letters.

Dates: 1860

Mabry and Charlton Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0238
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.

Dates: 1832-1940

Maude Monday McNutt journal, ca. 1937.

Identifier: MM.1980.012
Scope and Contents

Journal kept in a composition book by Maude Monday McNutt (Mrs. Robert H. McNutt) for her granddaughter Churchill Drumm. Re: family anecdotes, heirlooms, description of homes, etc. Mentions Strong and McBee family traits. Written ca. 1937-1938.

Dates: 1937

Newport Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church Records, 1824-1862.

Identifier: MSC 0165
Scope and Contents

Records of the Newport Circuit, Methodist Episcopal Church. Includes plans of circuits, n.d., 1834-1844; journal, 1818-1819 (author unknown); T. K. Catlett journal, 1830-1831; printed sketch of the Methodist Church by Rev. Levi Brotherton, n.d.; quarterly reports, n.d., 1824-1862; class lists; misc.

Dates: 1824-1862

Notebook with references to court matters, accounts & receipts, weather, etc. (ca. 1840s-1850s.).

Identifier: MM.nd.051
Scope and Contents

Unidentified notebook with references to court matters, accounts & receipts, weather, etc. Ca. 1840s-1850s. Mentions court session in Sevier County, Tenn. Notebook is in poor condition and several pages are loose.

Dates: 1840-1860

Portions of the journal of Andre Michaux, botanist, written during his travels in the United States and Canada, 1785 to 1796. With notes by C.S. Sargent.

Identifier: MM.1997.127 a&b
Scope and Contents

Portions of the journal of Andre Michaux, botanist, written during his travels in the United States and Canada, 1785 to 1796. With explanatory notes by C. S. Sargent. Read before the American Philosophical Society, October 19, 1888. 2 volumes.

Dates: 1785-1796

Samuel Bell Palmer Collection

Identifier: MSC 0981a
Scope and Contents

Journals and drawings by Samuel Bell Palmer during and about his time as a Confederate soldier, later Union prisoner at Camp Douglas, in the Civil War.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Samuel Bell Palmer Collection

Identifier: MSC 0981b
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Letters to Mother from Samuel Bell Palmer: July 2, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Loudon, TN. ALS 1 p. Mentions cooking and baking bread at the camp. July 23, 1862 letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Camp Bill Parker, Loudon, TN. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions cooking at camp, shelter, firing shells on the anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, friends killed. Includes a sketch labeled ‘Our parlor, bedroom, dining room & kitchen.’ Formerly cataloged as...
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Samuel Mayes Arnell Papers, 1863-1903.

Identifier: MSC 0626
Scope and Contents Papers of Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833-1903) from Columbia, Tenn., and Johnson City, Tenn.. He was a politician, postmaster, superintendent of schools, and a lawyer in Washington, D.C. Towards the end of his life was writing a history of Tennessee entitled, ‘Ten Years of Tennessee History’ or ‘The War of Secession and Reconstruction in Tennessee, 1861-1871.’ The manuscript volume is in the collection, along with several diaries or journal, correspondence from 1863 (medical Confederate...
Dates: 1863-1903

Thomas J. Cook pocket diaries

Identifier: MM.2020.029
Scope and Contents

Thomas J. Cook. Pair of pocket diaries by a sergeant under Burnside and Sherman. 2 volumes. [271]; [186] pages. 12mo, unmatched original limp calf, first volume with moderate wear, the second worn with front wrapper detached; second volume apparently lacking 2 leaves at beginning, others coming loose, a few pages written in faint ink. January 1863 to February 1865

Dates: 1863 - 1865

W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).

Identifier: MSC 0789
Scope and Contents W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers include store accounts, papers, and books , ca. 1830s-1880s, from New Market, Tenn. Most are from W. H. Moffett’s mercantile business, including partnerships with J. S. Moffett, General William Brazelton, and his son J. T. Moffett. Several other subjects include East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad; New Market area; account books; coal kiln; Panther Springs; tax receipts; health and medicine; Moffett & Shields Iron Founders; Andrew McMillan; Wilson &...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

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...
Dates: 1830-1865

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

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

William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn.

Identifier: MSC 0308
Scope and Contents

William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn. Photocopies. Two spiral bound volumes.

Dates: 1932-1940

William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

Identifier: MSC 0199
Scope and Contents

Journal of William Swan, Knoxville, March 16, 1840-December 31, 1846. Includes personal, family, business, and farm information. Cover loose and received with tape on the spine. 1 volume.

Dates: 1840-1846