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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 739 Collections and/or Records:

Public Library Collection (Lawson McGhee Library, Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection, etc.).

Identifier: MSC 0254
Scope and Contents Records documenting the history of the public library from the founding of Lawson McGhee Library in 1886. Record include director’s records, board minutes of the library board, personnel, departmental records and records of branches; Lawson McGhee Library centennial material, 1986 (including scrapbook with photographs and clippings; videotape with LML centennial, public service announcements, local talk show interviews, and ‘Good Morning, America’ clip; audio cassette tape includes radio...
Dates: 1885-2018

Pvt. Francis Marion Hancock, Co. C, 9th Tenn. Cavalry, U.S.A.

Identifier: SPC 2015.016
Scope and Contents

Pvt. Francis Marion Hancock, County. C, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, U.S.A. (ca. 1835 S.C. to June 23, 1864 Gallatin Tenn..) Lived in Kodak (Henry’s Crossroads, Sevier County, Tenn. 1860

Dates: 1861-1864

Quarry Photos

Identifier: QSPC 2004.001
Scope and Contents

QSPC 2004.001a: American Limestone, Holston Quarry. 1953. B&W 16x20” unmounted photographic print. Damage at left. Shows conveyor belt leading out of quarry. QSPC 2004.001b: ‘A Gift from Floyd Brogden. A picture of the Old Holston Quarry at Mascot, Tenn.’ Color. 13x17” mounted on 16x20 board. Shows steam shovel(?) in operation.

Dates: 1953

R. L. Harris Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2017.014
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.014.001 R. L. Harris Road Machinery display, Chilhowee Park (1920s). Man at right in white shirt in background is business founder Robert Luck Harris.8x10: mounted, sepia. 1 pc. SPC 2017.014.002 Jerry Wilson, vice president of R. L. Harris, Inc., delivers a CAT D7 road grader to Knoxville Mayor Jack Dance. (4-10-1959). 8x10” sepia 1 pc. SPC 2017.014.003 Estes Kefauver (2nd from right) and Bill Harris, Sr. (right) in front of airplane, probably at McGhee Tyson Airport on a campaign...
Dates: 1920s, 1950s

Ray H. Jenkins Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0085
Scope and Contents

Papers by and about Ray H. Jenkins and his role in the Army McCarthy Hearings (1954); the Col. John Nickerson court martial (1957); and Republican politics. Also includes photographs, editorial cartoons, magazine articles, clippings and Ray H. Jenkins’ speeches. There is a J. Edgar Hoover autograph on a Nov. 29, 1954 letter (folder 16).

Dates: 1954-1957

Rayl School

Identifier: SPC 1997.054
Scope and Contents

Rayl School. Exterior and children with slide. B&W approx. 8 x 10”.

Dates: undated

“Rebel Charge on Fort Sanders, Nov. 29, 1863.”

Identifier: SPC 2006.003
Scope and Contents

Three copies of same item. 8x10” B&W photographic copy of etching/lithograph of “Rebel Charge on Fort Sanders, Nov. 29, 1863.” ‘Taken from a sketch made at the time by U.H. Buchtel, Co. H, 104th U.V.I.’

Dates: ca. 1954

Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett

Identifier: SPC 2016.003
Scope and Contents

David Crockett Born at Limestone Aug. 17, 1786. McCrary & Branson. Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett. On back: McCrary & Branson Photograph & Portrait Artists. No. 130 Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn. 4.25 x 6.5” 1 pc.

Dates: undated

Residence of James M. Meek

Identifier: SPC 2011.001
Scope and Contents

Residence of James M. Meek, ca. 1880. 218 Temple Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: ca. 1880

Residences and streets in Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: SPC 1996.018
Scope and Contents

Residences and streets in Knoxville, Tenn. 1919. B&W 8x10” copy photographs.

Dates: 1919

Rev. Mrs. V. R. Robinson

Identifier: SPC 2009.006
Scope and Contents

SPC 2009.006.001 Rev. Mrs. V.R. Robinson, Evangelist, Newport, Tenn. SPC 2009.006.002 unidentified building SPC 2009.006.003 unidentified man SPC 2009.006.004 unidentified woman SPC 2009.006.005, 006, and 007 single portraits of unidentified women SPC 2009.004 and 007 have a note on the back:’ photo found during demolition of Black church and school in Scuffle Town, Hots Springs, N.C., during the 1970s.’

Dates: ca. 1900s

Reynolds Papers, n.d., 1801-1929.

Identifier: MSC 0302
Scope and Contents 35 documents dating from 1801-1929, most re: Robert B. Reynolds, Knoxville. Includes : correspondence to Churchwell & Reynolds; correspondence to and/or from ___ Wallace, Wm. Gammon, Benjamin Crawford, L. P. Roberts, David Patterson, Jacob Rogers & Sons, Henry Stanton, J. P. Evans, Arthur R. Crozier, P. D. Gates, J. C. Ramsey, F. L. Reynolds, Mrs. R. B. Reynolds, R. R. Pate, George Rupert Reynolds; politics; deeds; military papers (R. B. Reynolds served as a Paymaster during the...
Dates: 1801-1929

Rheatown Sunday School

Identifier: SPC 2014.024
Scope and Contents

Rheatown Sunday School. October 4, 1914. H. F. Rogers (Boogers?), Supt. The man labeled ‘Grandpa’ is R. N. McAdams. 1 pc. Sepia. 8x6” print mounted on board.

Dates: 1914

Richard Upjohn, Church at Four Mile Point and Riverside Plantation [St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Riverside] (photographs and slides).

Identifier: MM.2010.002
Scope and Contents 1998 Correspondence with Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York City, re: plans of Richard Upjohn (1802-1878) for a church for Rev. J. L. Gray at Four Mile Point, Tenn. Possibly St. Andrews Episcopal Chapel located at Riverside Plantation (home of Margaret McGhee Niles) on the Little Tennessee River, at McGhee, Tenn. Includes four slides and two 8x10” B&W photographs from Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Also, related correspondence; American...
Dates: 1998

Ridgedale “Sulphur Springs”

Identifier: SPC 2019.084
Scope and Contents

Printed on board front: “Large family groups and pictures of residences a specialty.” and “W. E. Singleton, Photographer, 257 Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn.” Written on back: “ Ridgedale “Sulphur Springs” Showing hotel from the east side. Coal Creek Sept 9th, 1892”

Dates: 1892

Ritter Family photographs

Identifier: PC 0072
Scope and Contents

Ritter family photographs; Boyd Eward Ritter, Jr. (1932-2001); Boyd Edward Ritter, Sr. (1895-1952) Grainger County, Tenn., and Sullivan County, Tenn.

Dates: 1890-1950

Riverdale Consolidated School

Identifier: SPC 1997.055
Scope and Contents

Riverdale Consolidated School exterior erected 1911. Knox County, Tenn. “This school takes the place of Mount Vernon, Whortleberry, and old Riverdale.” sepia 8x 10”.

Dates: 1910s

Robert Cook photograph albums with photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountain Hiking Club; U. S. Bicentennial postage stamps

Identifier: SPC 2019.009
Scope and Contents

5 photograph albums of photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (all in one box); 2nd box has one album of US Bicentennial postage stamps, 2 albums of postcards (most of mountains); album of photographs re: ETHS and related events. Most photographs taken by Robert Cook (Bob). Extra gift of photographs added 6/98. + last day cover from Baum’s Home of Flowers (June 30, 1942). (Books and ephemera also recd.; added to collection)

Dates: 1976-1992

Robert L. Foust Photograph Collection

Identifier: PC 0007
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Foust Photograph Collection contains b&w photographs of cityscapes, vistas and aerial views of Knoxville, in addition to newsworthy events, portraits of historical figures, and framed signatures. Dates for the material range from 1844 September 30 to 1919. . Identifications are housed with associated photograph(s). Box 3 contains 4 enlargements of Aerial view of Knoxville, 1919; Daniel Webster and H. Clay autographs; Treasurers of the United States from 1795-1915. Robert L....
Dates: 1844-1919

Roger A. Daley Collection (photographs and newspapers).

Identifier: MSC 0670
Scope and Contents

Roger A. Daley Collection of photographs and newspapers. He worked for Scripps Howard and Knoxville News Sentinel. He was president of Knoxville Downtown Association in 1970s. Photographs include downtown Knoxville, TVA, Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1965-1985

Roger H. Howell photographs and slides. (Gift of Mrs. Roger H. Howell)

Identifier: PC 0076
Scope and Contents Roger H. Howell photographs and slides: color slides taken by Roger Howell ca. 1938 in the Great Smoky Mountains and Copper Hill (91 slides) + 41 slides of England and Charleston from Alice Howell; 69 b&w photographs (4"x6” or smaller), most by Roger Howell in the Great Smoky Mountains, ca. 1938-1941 (one photograph by Marion Hoss and one by David West Barber); 3 b&w printed cards (UT ‘View of the University, 1837.’ Bartlett Hall at Maryville College, and Willard House). Roger...
Dates: 1930s-1940s

Romines Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2010.005
Scope and Contents

SPC 2010.005.001 John Cruze Galvanized Iron & Tin Work. 419 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Faded & torn from backing. 7.5 x 5.75”. SPC 2010.005.002 G. W. Romines in [streetcar] conductor uniform. Blake Studio, Knoxville, Tenn. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.003 Howard & Ruth [Romines?]. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.004 Unidentified group, probably a school group. Holding sign: 1927 Sept. 7. Sepia, 8 x 10”.

Dates: 1920s

Ronald Reagan at Market Square (1980)

Identifier: SPC 2017.019
Scope and Contents

Snapshots of Ronald Reagan at Market Square (1980)

Dates: 1980

Rotary Club of Knoxville Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0594
Scope and Contents Records of the Rotary Club of Knoxville (commonly called the “Downtown Rotary Club”) Includes: Box 1 former member files & scholarship receipts: 2 former president files and former member files; 3 former member files; 4 old directories and photographs; 5 History of Knoxville Club, pt. 1; 6 History of Knoxville Club, pt. 2; 7 Roll Books, early 1960s-late 1980s; 8 minutes of the Board of Directors, 1942-1994; 9 Rotary International History 50 Years of Service, Knox. minutes 1970s-1980s; 10...
Dates: 1915-2015

Ruby Bird Collection (Knoxville High School drama teacher).

Identifier: MSC 0224
Scope and Contents

Ruby Bird, Knoxville High School drama teacher. Collection includes yearbooks, photographs, theatre programs, and plaques from the estate of Miss Ruby Bird. Mostly Knoxville High School and Austin East High School. Includes photograph of student John Cullum.

Dates: 1947-1964

“Ruins of Parson Brownlow’s printing office Jonesboro, Tenn.”

Identifier: SPC 2006.005
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“Ruins of Parson Brownlow’s printing office Jonesboro, Tenn.” (caption on back of mounted photograph. Seller said date was 1906. Unidentified church in background. Approx. 3.25” square sepia photograph on 5” square mount.

Dates: ca. 1906

Russell Briscoe Cartoons and Drawings from World War I and later.

Identifier: MSC 0494
Scope and Contents Russell Briscoe Cartoons and Drawings from World War I and later. 44 cartoons on 10 numbered sheets, all signed W. R. Briscoe ‘19. Two cartoons on one unnumbered sheet. Four “Lazy Luke” cartoons of five panels each, each signed Briscoe (printed?) Six cartoons of German soldiers. One small pocket notebook of sketches of fellow marines from the 401st Battalion of the United States Marines, “assembled Oct. 29, 1918 to take part in the world war against the HUN.” Humorous sketches of fellow...
Dates: 1918-1919

Russell Harrison Photograph Collection

Identifier: PC 0018
Scope and Contents The Russell Harrison Photograph Collection contains a variety of street views, vistas, and cityscapes of Knoxville, Tennessee in addition to single and group portraits, civic clubs, businesses, factories, mills, and residences. Harrison was a talented photographer and a serious collector of images of older photographs. Russell Harrison (1888-1968) was a commercial artist employed by Capper Engraving Company. He donated these photographs to the public library. In his later years he lived in...
Dates: 1845-1955

Russell W. Hanlon , Jr., Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0268
Scope and Contents Includes scrapbook of Russell W. Hanlon, Sr. (1894-1963), on Knoxville Automobile Club, Great Smoky Mountains, tourism, ca. 1920s-mid-1930s which includes information on Great Smoky Mountain Industries. Collection also includes photographs (Hanlon and McCoy families, David C. Chapman, Elkmont, Tenn., Gatlinburg, Knoxville, work by William J. McCoy, etc.); postcards; Knoxville High School Voice, 1912 and 1913; stamps; manuscripts material, including W.G. Brownlow and Oliver Temple/ Scotia...
Dates: 1789-1817; 1849-1884; 1920-1940

Ruth Davis Scrapbook.

Identifier: PAS 0003
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of Miss Ruth Davis, ca. 1912-1914. Includes snapshots, programs, calling cards, autographs, etc. Mostly about Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Va., and a few Knoxville items.

Dates: 1912-1914