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Blount County (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Penelope Johnson Allen Collection (historic manuscripts).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0028
Scope and Contents Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in Chattanooga and active in the suffrage movement in Tennessee. Penelope Johnson Allen was active in a number of clubs and lineage societies and was avid genealogist and historian. Mrs. Allen served as one of the state supervisors for the...
Dates: 1794-1877

Plan of the Maryville Circuit, October 1836.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1986.001
Scope and Contents Plan of the Maryville Circuit, October 1836. Notes on various circuit stops, people involved, membership numbers (white and colored), etc. Apparently written by a former circuit rider to his replacement. 1 item (several pages sewn together).
Dates: 1836

Registration of Voters in Blount County, Tenn. Under the Act of May 3, 1866.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0819
Scope and Contents Registration of Voters in Blount County, Tenn, Under the Act of May 3, 1866. Index at front. 160 pp. (some blank). Bound. Includes one tipped-in newspaper account of the act + 1 loose sheet from the Office of Commissioner of Registration signed by James Henry.
Dates: 1866

Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Dates: 1965-2005

Sawyers and McBee Family Papers (Gift of Charles R. McBee and Betty McBee Sloan).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0387
Scope and Contents Sawyers and McBee Family Papers, gift of Charles R. McBee & Betty McBee Sloan. Collection contains papers of William Sawyers, Justice of the Peace, Knox County. Papers (1785-1899) mention slaves by name, bills of sale & judgments re: slaves, land transfers & claims, deeds, Joseph White will, Bible Society circulars, the Steamboat Knoxville, Thomas Graham Creek War certificate of service, Strawberry Plains, Grainger, Blount, and Madison Counties, Civil War letters and letters written...
Dates: 1785-1899

The Clark Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0901
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, photographs, documents of John Monroe Clark (1868-1950) of Blount County, Tennessee and the allied families of Cates, Brabson, Foute and Pinkerton. John Monroe Clark was a successful banker, civic leader, businessman, and an active participant in the movement to create the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was instrumental in preserving and maintaining Clark’s Grove Cemetery and operated a large farm in Blount County. Other important individuals in the...
Dates: 1850-present

W. E. Parham material (one box includes maps & surveys).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0800
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of typescripts, clippings, and photographs Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County.
Dates: 1920s-1940s

W. M. and H. T. Cox deed relinquishment, 1856.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1985.002
Scope and Contents W. M. and H. T. Cox deed relinquishment to David Bright. Blount County, Tenn. 1856. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1856

Will E. Parham, Blount County (Tenn.) Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0331
Scope and Contents Typewritten abstracts of Blount County Deeds. Arranged alphabetically. Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County
Dates: 1790-1865

Will of Samuel M. Murray. Maryville, Tenn. August 4, 1821.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2000.045
Scope and Contents Will of Samuel M. Murray. Maryville, Tenn. August 4, 1821. ADS 1 document. 4 pcs. of worn, fragile, yellowed papers, fragment missing.
Dates: 1821

Will Parham photographs of Blount County, East Tennessee and North Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0031
Scope and Contents Will Parham photographs of Blount County (6 folders), East Tennessee and North Carolina. Also includes some non-photograph material and negatives. Will E. Parham (1860-1946) was a woolen mill operator, a state legislator, and chairman of the Blount County Court for many years. He was considered “the Blount County historian” before such an office existed officially and spent many years researching the history and the family history of Blount County.
Dates: 1920 - 1940