Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
"A Harvest of Hymns" , ca. 1960s, 2023-03-29, 2023-04-05
Albert A. Muller letter/circular, 1832.
Circular. Addressed to my friends and the Members of the Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa. From Albert A. Muller. September 26, 1832. Re: split in the congregation and his role in it. + letter written on the same paper from Albert A. Muller, Tuscaloosa, Ala., October 5, 1832, to James McClung, Huntsville. ALS 1 p. Mentions coming to see church at Clarksville, Tenn. Tape damage; hole in center.
Carl Rudder Papers.
Mostly genealogical material. Collection also includes some correspondence, bibliographies on South America, and some church items.
Charles Coffin letter to Jeremiah Wilbur. April 22, 1826 (photocopy).
April 22, 1826, letter from Charles Coffin, Greeneville College [Tenn.], to Jeremiah Wilbur, New York City. ALS 3 pp. + address on back of page. PHOTOCOPY. Mentions E. W. Morse, religion.
Coffin Papers (Gift of Mrs. H. Carter Jeffery).
Papers of the Coffin family, especially Charles Coffin. Includes correspondence, sermons, religious writings, poems. No date, 1800-1874. Letters have been transcribed by Betty Davis in 1989, and transcription is included in the box.
Crabb, Crawford, and Reynolds family letters, n.d., 1827-1856.
Letters written by the Crabb, Crawford, and Reynolds families. No date, 1827-1856. Many were written from Knox County, Tenn., and discuss primarily family matters, religious beliefs, etc. MM.1979.012a: Photocopies of original letters + two 1854 letters from donor. Patrons should use these copies for research and copying. MM.1979.012b: Original letters. Many are badly torn/very fragile. Researchers should use copies in MM.1979.012a.
Collection includes school bookkeeping workbooks, penmanship instruction, cashbook (1890-1895), 1850 hymn book, two Bible study lesson books, one photograph.
D. Hoyt religious essay, 1833; Rev. Joshua Lawrence remarks, 1830; Boaz family record; Julius Ochs & Co. bond, 1866. (photostats)
PHOTOSTATIC copies of: “A Series of Short Essays on Baptism,” Published at Maryville, T. by D. Hoyt, 1833. “Dolph’s Encomiastic Remarks on a Patriotic Discourse, Delivered at Tarboro, N.C. July 4th, 1830. By the Rev. Joshua Lawrence.” New Market, T. 1833. Boaz family record--births, deaths. Julius Ochs & Co. bond, 1866.
Deatherage (J. C.(?) Deatherage letter from Texas, June 5, 1871).
Letter from J.C. (?) Deatherage, Fannin(?) County, Tex. June 5, 1871. Addressed to “Dear Br.” ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: health of family, cotton crash. weather, [Baptist] religion.
Don McBride Collection.
Correspondence of Don McBride, 1969-1972. Subjects include: Technical Society of Knoxville, 1971-1972; Technical Society Explorers Post Committee, 1971; United Community Services of Greater Knoxville, 1969-1972; West Hills Baptist Church’s involvement in the Billy Graham East Tennessee Crusade, 1970.
Eliza Jane McClung letter to Mary Ann McClung, April 3, 1858. (Typed transcription).
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.
George Ekins journal, 1850-1856.
‘Book’ (diary/journal) of George Ekins, December 1850 - June 29, 1856. 120 handwritten pages. AD 1 volume (loose sections). Contains accounts of days as Methodist minister in East Tennessee and W. Virginia. Mentions Knoxville, near Rogersville, Blountville, near Chattanooga, Greeneville, Tazewell County, Abingdon, Madisonville, Louisville. Also mentions Bishop Asbury (p. 49), ‘froots of slavery’ (p. 91), religious theory, etc.
Gideon Blackburn letter, 1807.
“Extract of a letter from the Rev. Gideon Blackburn, dated Blount County (TeneSee), Sept. 29, 1800.” Printed on pp. 237-240 of Religious Intelligence. (+note saying these pages were taken from Thomas Humes’ volume (dated on fly leaf January 20, 1802) of New York Missionary Magazine and Repository of Religious Intelligence. The volume was in poor condition. February 26, 1807 letter from Gideon Blackburn, Kingston, to Col. Return J. Meigs. Re: send books to Hiwassee School. ALS 1 p.
Howard-Smith Collection (Papers of the Smith (Howard-Smith), Gaines, McKinney and allied families of Hawkins County, Tenn. 1800-1923.) (Gift of Mrs. F.A. Augsbury, Jr.).
James S. Kennedy Sermons, 1857-1865.
Volume of handwritten sermons by James S. Kennedy. 161 pp. + 1 page index (on page 162), + 1 handwritten sheet in pencil loose in volume. 1 volume. (Cover and some pages loose).
Jane McCartney Doren letter to Pastor, Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Athens, Tenn., 1869; Mount Zion Presbyterian Church receipt, 1872.
Jesse Cunningham(?) diary, 1815. Knox County, Tenn.
1815 diary written by Jesse Cunningham (?) [Knox County, Tenn.]. Re: his religious life and conversion. 1828 resignation as a Trustee of Rhea County, Tenn., by Carson Caldwell. 1866 receipt to Dr. M. L. Rogers, Knoxville, Tenn.
John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867.
Knoxville Female Auxiliary Tract Society records, 1829-1833, and James Park’s Book ‘Justices Execution Docket,’ 1836-1841, 1842.
Knoxville Female Auxiliary Tract Society constitution and annual reports, 1829-1833. For the Knoxville Branch of the American Tract Society to ‘promote the interests in evangelical religion and sound morality.’ Volume also includes Justices Execution Docket (James Park Book), 1836-1841, 1842. 1 volume.
Knoxville Young Peoples Christian Union material, 1912-1921. Received via Margaret Dickson.
Folder 1: Minutes of the Board of Directors of the Young People’s Christian Union, 1913-1916. 1 vol.; Folder 2: Corresponding Secretary’s Book for the Knoxville Young Peoples Christian Union, 1912-1913, 1919 ; Folder 3: Christian Union Community Club booklet, [ca. 1919]; Folder 4: Photographs used in Christian Union Community Club booklet, ; Folder 5: Young People’s Christian Union reports and correspondence, ca. 1921. Especially Wallace D. Hitch.
Mabry and Charlton Papers.
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.
Marshall manuscripts. Anti-slavery ‘Ballet[ballad] for Saml. Marshall,’ 1799; letter from N. B. McNabb, 1854. (Gift of Bill Elliott and Mrs. Niota Elliott Eggers)
“Mary Smart’s Manuscript.” Diary, ca. January 1885-March 1886. (diaries)
Pages from a diary or journal, author unknown (Mary Smart?). Ca. January 1885-March 1886. Also several pages of religious writings. Long pages sewn together, no cover.
'May I Present Jesus to You', April 30, 1971, 2023-04-24
Myra Lenoir Reagan Civil War letters, 1862-1864.
Newberry Monthly Meeting of Friends, Friendsville, Blount County, Tenn., Men’s Minutes, 1808-1848, 1871-1874; Women’s Minutes, 1856-1873. Transcriptions.
Newberry Monthly Meeting of Friends, Friendsville, Blount County, Tenn. MM.1997.134 a: Men’s Minutes, 1808-1848. Typed transcription including index. 146 pp. MM.1997.134 b: Men’s Minutes,1871-1874. Typed transcription including index 50 pp. MM.1997.134 c: Women’s Minutes, 1856-1873. Typed transcription including index 73 pp. Name of church later changed to Friendsville Monthly Meeting of Friends.
Newport Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church Records, 1824-1862.
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.
Paul Wright, Maryville, Tenn., letter to Gracie. November 26, 1896 and letter from Papa to Gracie, June 6, 1899.
Printed envelope with Parson Brownlow pictured with flag and 1861 quote. (ephemera)
Envelope printed with blue and red ink published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati. Portrait of Parson (William G.) Brownlow and April 22, 1861 excerpt from letter to General Gideon Pillow refusing to serve as chaplain. Typed note pasted to bottom of envelope ,’ He answered not in the spirit of The Master.” 1 pc.
“Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column” for The Christian Observer by Dr. Frederick A. Ross. (scrapbooks)
Scrapbook of glued-in newspapers clippings of the column by Dr. Frederick Augustus Ross, D. D. (1796-1883). Some identified as from the Christian Observer (Richmond, Va.). Title of column was “Rev. Dr. Ross’ Column.” Mostly religious and political. Undated. Includes printed copy of December 16, 1868, letter from Dr. Ross, Huntsville, Ala., to Col. John A. McKinney, Rogersville, Tenn.