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Funeral rites and ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Berry Morticians, Knoxville, Tenn., fans. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2005.003
Scope and Contents

Three folding fans (two with floral theme, one with The Last Supper), all from Berry Morticians, Knoxville, Tenn. No date (ca. 1950s). Three-piece paper construction, owned by Mrs. John Cannon White (Edith Evelyn White, 1881-1956, who was the donor’s maternal grandmother and a neighbor of the Berry family in the Mount Olive Community)

Dates: 1950-1960

Body of Miss Jennie Greer

Identifier: QSPC 1999.002
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Body of Miss Jennie Greer (daughter of P.A. and Sallie Greer) lying in casket. Ca. 1920. B&W 10 x 7.5” print on 14 x12” matte.

Dates: circa 1920

Independent Order of Good Samaritans and Daughters of Samaria material. Gladys Stover, Bright Light Lodge #10, Elizabethton, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2000.013
Scope and Contents Materials re: the Union Lodges of the Independent Order of Good Samaritans and Daughters of Samaria material. Includes: one page of a printed typed Christmas service program, no date. 1 pc. ; typed program, no date. 1 pc.; typed printed program, no date. 1 pc.; handwritten note re: dues of Sis. Emma Gorman and Sis. Bessie Taylor, AN fragment. 1 pc.; printed booklet (no title) re ‘opening’ and other ceremonies for [Independent Order of Good Samaritans]. Printed by Fitzsimmons Printing Co.,...
Dates: 1910 - 1957

Jefferson County, Tenn., Physician’s Account Book, 1871-1874. [Dr. Helms? Wm. M.F. Helms?].

Identifier: MM.2003.004
Scope and Contents Jefferson County, Tenn., Physician’s Account Book, 1871-1874, 1877. [Dr. Helms? Wm. M. F. Helms?] 1 vol. Lists names of patients, services rendered, and accounts of money due and paid. H. C. Helms account on pp. 4-5. Helms document on p. 170. Volume contains several loose papers and notes. They were left in place and interleaved with acid-free paper. One letter to “Dear Aunt’ written from Milligan, Tenn., (unsigned, undated ALS 2 pp. 1 pc.) mentions commencement and the young ladies’ debates...
Dates: 1871-1874

John Henry Creekmore funeral procession

Identifier: SPC 1995.029
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John Henry Creekmore (died July 17, 1912) funeral procession with horse-drawn hearse, horses and buggies. Lafollette, Tenn. Original photograph + 2 copy photographs. Also, 120 copy neg. + photocopy of clipping re: Creekmore’s death.

Dates: 1912

Mary Katherine Dulin papers, school scrapbook, and artifacts. Gift of William Kristopher Kendrick.

Identifier: MSC 0674
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts of Mary Katherine Dulin (Mrs. Clifford Folger), her school scrapbook (Finch School, 1920s and Miss Beard’s School), travel mementoes, photographs, condolence letters re: her father’s death, some small artifacts of H. L. Dulin. The personal letters and diaries were not donated to the McClung Collection. The Mary Katherine Dulin Collection consists primarily of school mementos and personal sewing and art supplies with some photographs, publications, and items related to...
Dates: 1910s-1940s

Stereograph view of the Funeral of Ex-President Andrew Johnson

Identifier: SPC 2014.010
Scope and Contents SPC 2014.010.001 a Stereograph view of the Funeral of Ex-President Andrew Johnson at Greeneville, Tenn. August 3d, 1875. Court House where the remain were Lying in State. The Hearse in front waiting for the delayed train from Knoxville. From Brown’s Building looking South-East. A series of 12 of these views taken on the same day form an interesting and comprehensive idea of the occasion. Greeneville, &c., surroundings. Published by L.W. Keen, Photographer, Jonesboro’, Tenn. SPC...
Dates: 1875