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Southern Railway (U.S.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Charles McClung McGhee Papers

Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Papers include: personal and business correspondence; 9 letterbooks of outgoing correspondence; 3 ledgers with stock and personal finances; 2 account books of the American Cattle Trust; receipts, etc. Railroads include: East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia; Memphis and Charleston; Knoxville and Kentucky; Knoxville and Ohio; Knoxville and Augusta; Southern Railway, and others. Businesses include: Southern Railway Security; American Cattle Trust; Western Union Beef; Lenoir City Company;...
Dates: 1857 - 1907

Cross stitch needle-work depictions of historic sites in Knoxville, created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

Identifier: Artifact 2015.008
Scope and Contents

Seven Knoxville designs in cross stitch done by Margaret Reagan from projects created by the Knoxville Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Included are the L & N Station, the Knox County Court House, the Southern Railway Station, Blount Mansion, Hopecote, the Market House, and the Westmoreland Waterwheel.

Dates: 2016

John W. Harrison & family material, including photographs, railway material.

Identifier: MSC 0325
Scope and Contents John W. Harrison & family material, including photograph albums (Knoxville) and railway material (John W. Harrison died in train accident). Includes material from more than one generation of the family. Primarily Southern Railway. Material includes Southern Railway System, Southern and L&N, Basi and Mabel Needham, and Mary U. Rothrock. Also, 2 hand-colored Thompson prints: Mt. LeConte showing Gatlinburg, n.d. and a winter mountain scene. The Thompson prints were removed from their...
Dates: 1896-1979

Julia Armistead interview , 2003

Scope and Contents Interview with Julia Armistead by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Armistead discusses her ealy life in Danville, Kentucky and Knoxville, her father's work for Southern Railways, attending Knoxville High School, earning her Library Science masters degree, living on Magnolia Avenue and in Sequoyah Hills, working for the American Library Association in Washington, D.C. and legislation she helped craft, working at Lawson McGhee Library and being a member of the...
Dates: 2003

Knoxville Photographs (glass plates)

Identifier: SPC 2015.002
Scope and Contents Glass plate negatives and contact prints made in McClung Collection darkroom (Feb. 2015). Subjects include: Gray Cemetery; Kern’s Building; Central High School (?) group; Peter Brakebill reunion; [Miss Margaret Davie ?]; Penny Arcade, Chilhowee Park, 1906; Mrs. F.B. Cooley; Felix Creamery (2 clowns, 3 dogs); Dr. F.J. Hackney baby; Southern Railway Station; [Logan Temple?], Thanksgiving 1912 and 1921,W.J. McCoy, Charles P. Cruze family, J.L. Baumann group, C.M. McClung Co. basketball team...
Dates: 1900s-1920s

McCrary and Branson Stereographs

Identifier: SV 2003.004
Scope and Contents Stereographs (stereoscopic views) by McCrary & Branson. Some also from Southern Railway System and E.& H.T. Anthony & Co. Subjects include: Knoxville & vicinity (14 pcs.); French Broad River (5 pcs.); E Tenn. Va. & Ga. RR. (23 pcs.); views around Warm Springs, N.C. (3 pcs.). American Views/Popular Series (6 pcs.): Lookout Mountain (bridge over running waters, A & C RR, The Valley from the Coal Shutes, Lookout Mountain from E.T. & Ga RR.); Blue Ridge Springs Va....
Dates: 1870s-1880s

Photograph of Master Mechanics Office, Southern Railway, Knoxville, Tenn. (1940)

Identifier: SPC 2016.022
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Master Mechanics Office, Southern Railway, Knoxville, Tenn.(1940)

Dates: 1940

Railroad and Streetcar Scrapbooks.

Identifier: PAS 0157
Scope and Contents Scope: 3 scrapbooks containing Knoxville newspaper clippings, original photographs, ephemera, brochures for train excursions, newspaper account of the last passenger train service in Knoxville, last run of the final Knoxville electric streetcar in 1947, and related materials. Primarily relating to trains, but also including streetcars. Mostly concerning Southern and L & N Railways (1967-1969), with a few items from earlier years. Items were probably kept by an (unidentified) Knoxville...
Dates: 1947, 1960s

Southern Railway Company Helpers and Painters

Identifier: SPC 2017.010
Scope and Contents

SPC 2017.010.001a Southern Ry Co. Painters and Helpers. Knoxville, Tenn. April 27, 1905. W.K. Brother (written on back). Sepia. 4.5 x 7” mounted on board. 1 pc.

Dates: 1905

Southern Railway ledger (employee records) book, 1900-1902.

Identifier: MSC 0832
Scope and Contents

Southern Railway ledger (employee records) book, 1900-1902. Handwritten Mss. 1 vol. Folio, covers missing. Index of names and employee records. Includes promotions, dismissals, etc. Several main train wrecks noted, including New Market, Tenn., and McCarty’s. Other locations mentioned include Knoxville, Bristol, Atlanta and Asheville. 572 pp. (damage on back pages).

Dates: 1900-1902

Southern Railway seniority lists, 1865-1948.

Identifier: MM.1996.014
Scope and Contents

Small handwritten notebook with entries for seniority lists for: East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad conductors, 1865-1948; train dispatchers; call boys; 1865 to 1948 seniority list of railroad conductors; 1892-1948 seniority list of road trainmen. Entry at front of notebook reads: “1865 to 1948 Seniority List Road Conductors and Trainmen, Knoxville Division, Southern Ry.” 1 vol.

Dates: 1865-1948