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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.001
Scope and Contents “An anti-Jackson campaign broadside, issued in the violent and libelous proceedings of the 1828 Presidential race. This broadside is decorated with woodcuts of six coffins, to illustrate the six Tennessee militia men who were executed for mutiny during the New Orleans campaign. The text gives a pitiful account of their death including sympathy provoking quotes from the moments before the execution. The “six militia men” story appeared in many forms, dogging Jackson throughout his political...
Dates: 1828

A circular: to the voters of Knox County

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2020.005
Scope and Contents The only known copy of a campaign broadside circulated by James W. Newman, a candidate from a Knox County district for General Assembly during the state election of 1857. His opponent was one Moses White, against whom the preponderance of animated vitriol contained in this broadside is aimed.
Dates: 1857

Bristol Woolen Mills Broadsides

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.213
Scope and Contents Broadside advertising the Bristol (Va. and Tenn.) Woolen Mills. Protrietors Jordan & Pepper. Announcing the purchase of new machinery, new building on Beaver Creek open for business.
Dates: circa 1870

Broadside. “Built in 1898, Burned in 1960” [Printed photograph of the Old Knoxville Market House with a poem by Lee Cullum Sanders

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.023
Scope and Contents Broadside. “Built in 1898, Burned in 1960” [Printed photograph of the Old Knoxville Market House with a poem by Lee Cullum Sanders
Dates: 1960

Broadside--Wanted Poster--One Hundred Dollar Reward for detention and arrest of Charles V. Yancey, formerly of Memphis, on a charge of forgery committed at Knoxville, Tenn. in October, 1920.

Identifier: Ephemera 2015.005
Scope and Contents Broadside--wanted Poster--One Hundred Dollar Reward for detention and arrest of Charles V. Yancey, formerly of Memphis, on a charge of forgery committed at Knoxville, Tennessee in October, 1920. Handstamp of the Knoxville Police Department.
Dates: 1920

Broadsides / posters for Tennessee and Bijou Theatres, Knox Heritage, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Victorian Holiday Home Tour, Knoxville Music & Heritage Festival, Old North Knoxville (ephemera)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.005
Scope and Contents Broadsides/posters for: 1. Knoxville Summer of 1915 (James Agee). Bijou Theatre. [ca. 2000?]. 2 copies, 11 x 17” 2. Tennessee Theatre Summer Movie Magic. John Wayne in Red River. [ca. 2000?]. 11 x 17” 3. Let Freedom Ring (picture of hay roll with U.S. flag painted on it). Knoxville News-Sentinel. [2003] 17 x 11” 4. Knox Heritage, Inc. Preservation Week 2001. 2 copies 11 x 17” 5. Victorian Holiday Home Tour. Old North Knoxville Historic District. Sat. Dec. 1 [ca. 2000?] 4 copies. 11 x 17” 6....
Dates: 2000s

Broadsides / posters for Victorian Ball, Old North Knoxville, Inc. (ephemera)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2012.001
Scope and Contents Broadsides / posters for Victorian Ball, Old North Knoxville, Inc. (ephemera) Feb. 13, 1993 (at the Candy Factory), dancing to Al Curtis and his band
Dates: 1993

Catalogue of the Officers and Members of the House of Representatives, For 1861-’62 [Nashville, Tenn.]

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.002
Scope and Contents Confederate Tennessee broadside printed after the 34th General Assembly met on 7 October 1861. Lists elected officers’ and members’ names, age, place of residence, post office, birthplace, marital status, occupation, boarding house, and counties represented. Edmund A. Keeble, Speaker. Also lists clerks and doorkeepers.
Dates: 1861-1862

Chancery Sale of Valuable Real Estate. 1854. Signed in type J. F. Deaderick, C. & M. (Sullivan County, Tenn.). (broadside)

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.022
Scope and Contents [Broadside] Chancery Sale of Valuable Real Estate. 1854. Signed in type J. F. Deaderick, C. & M. (Sullivan County, Tennessee). 1pp, 7 ½” x 3”. Sale of land , forge and grist mill. Case involves J. B. Delaney, adm. of George Bushong, deceased. Samuel Rhea. Land contained 224 acres on the Holston River. An important sale! Small ink smudge, small piece off at lower left, affecting a few letters.
Dates: 1854

Charles Freeling Welcker.

Identifier: MSC 0012
Scope and Contents Papers of Charles Freeling Welcker (1809-1861), merchant and farmer of Welcker’s Mills, Roane County, Tenn. Lived for a while in Alabama, then moved back to Roane County, Tenn. Married Caroline Virginia Mitchell. He served as commissioner for the improvement of the Clinch River. Papers include personal and business letters; account books; broadsides; legal documents; and bills of sale for slaves and goods. Topics include: farming; business; navigation and river improvement; slavery; Welcker...
Dates: 1809-1861

Chattanooga, 1861. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.004
Scope and Contents Printed Broadside: "Chattanooga, October 4,1861 (Caption Title.). In accordance with a call from Wm. S. Ashe, Assistant Quartermaster General, a meeting of the Representatives of the Southern Rail Roads was held this day at the Crutchfield House. . .the object of the Government in calling the Convention to be, to request the assistance of the Rail Roads in the Confederate States, in furnishing machinery to assist the East Tennessee and Georgia Rail Road to transport the large amount of...
Dates: 1861

Chattanooga, Agency, Western & Atlantic Rail Road. Rules. 1852. (ephemera)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2018.002
Scope and Contents Printed Broadside: Chattanooga, Agency, Western & Atlantic Rail Road. Rules Established for the Government of Affairs of this Agency, Relating to Shipment and Receiving Merchandise. [lists 8 rules, the first five governing the procedures for handling freight and the remaining three rules establishing the required behavior and conduct of personnel while they are in the station or on the platform]. "All of the foregoing Rules must be observed by those transacting business at the Agency. March...
Dates: 1852

Circular! (against the Conservative Union Men of Tennessee) signed “U. L. A.”

Identifier: Ephemera 2000.011
Scope and Contents Circular against the Conservative Union Men of Tennessee (ca. 1869) signed “U. L. A.” speaking against platform of the Conservative Union
Dates: 1869

Coile Seilaz Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Durham).

Identifier: MSC 0675
Scope and Contents Includes: Armstrong, Seilaz, Buffat family photographs. 24 photographs, 1 framed; ephemera, including invitation, land company prospectus, valentine, train and boat schedules. 19 pcs.; Knoxville Weekly Tribune, August 22, 1888; maps (13 pcs.); World War II ration books (7 pcs.); Pamphlets: Catalogue, Fine Arts Section, Appalachian Exposition and The Way to a Man’s Heart. .(T. E. Burns Co.). Box 2: Armstrong House and Seilaz & Buffat photographs, a Knoxville souvenir book of postcards, and a...
Dates: 1880-1945

Dupont Springs, Season Opens June 1st, 1911. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.004
Scope and Contents Dupont Springs, The Finest Mountain Resort in East Tennessee. Season opens June 1st, 1911. Dupont Springs Hotel, J.E. Newman, Manager. Dupont, Tennessee. Broadside. 8.75 x 12” 1 pc.
Dates: 1911

East Tennessee Farm Products Exchange. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera Collection 028
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Farm Products Exchange broadside, Knoxville, Tenn.. Ca. 1910’s.
Dates: 1910s

Election notice broadside

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.214
Scope and Contents “Election Notice. I will, on Saturday, the 12th of December 1891, at the regular voting place in each Civil District of Washington County, open and hold an election, for the purpose of voting County subscription of $150,000 to the capital stocks of the Louisville, Cumberland Gap and Atlantic Railway and the Unaka and Nola Chucky Railway, J. I. Hawkins, Sheriff of Washington County.”
Dates: 1891

Flyer for J. P. Matthews Store, Morristown, Tenn. promoting “J. F. G. Special Coffee and Swan’s Products.” (Broadside) February 28, 1929.

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.018
Scope and Contents Morristown, Tenn. 1929. Flyer for J. P. Matthews Store, telling of free demonstration of J.F.G. coffee and Swan's products, full page list of giveaways. VG. cond. Size 8x11".
Dates: 1929

Frederick S. Heiskell Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0341
Scope and Contents 1/2 plate ambrotype (tinted) of Frederick S. Heiskell open measurements 9.75 x 6"; “Leviathan, Junior” broadside for stud horse, March 5, 1838; 8x10” photograph; 2 receipts; 1 cover; 1 Knoxville register receipt; Hu Brown letter; Frederick Heiskell letter to Maj. Gen. George Stoneman (“Fruit Hill, Knoxville, April 28, 1865”); 2 volume set of Hinton’s History of the U.S. (Heiskell’s copy)
Dates: 1838-1865

Funeral Service of Ex-President Andrew Johnson [August 1875]. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2014.002
Scope and Contents Funeral Service of Ex-President Andrew Johnson [August 1875]. Unrecorded broadside. H. H. Ingersoll, Chief Marshall. Greeneville, Tenn.. 1 pc. Ephemera
Dates: 1875

Greeneville Female Academy broadside, 1848; George W. Foute letter, 1848. PHOTOCOPIES.

Identifier: MM.1979.004
Scope and Contents Broadside for Greeneville Female Academy, 1848. Lists school expenses. Photocopy. 1848 letter from George W. Foute to Ethelinda Foute Eagleton. Photocopy.
Dates: 1848

John F. Deaderick Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0671
Scope and Contents The John F. Deaderick collection includes deeds, 1790-1910; “The Western Monitor” (July 11, 1829) (1 issue); Sam G. Heiskell clippings; “King Caucus in East Tennessee: A Lament” (Broadside); American Economist & East Tennessee Statesman (July 25, 1824); correspondence and legal papers 1868-1875 “King Caucus in East Tennessee: A Lament” is a broadside about the politics of the 1824 presidential election
Dates: 1790-1910

Jonesboro Merchant broadside

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.004
Scope and Contents Broadside announcing S. A. Lynn, administrator, closing out stock of goods belonging to John L. Lampson, deceased. December 5, 1877
Dates: 1877

J.P. Matthews Store JFG Coffee demonstration, 1929. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.003
Scope and Contents Free at J.P. Matthews’ Store A Demonstration of “J.F.G. Special Coffee” and Swan’s Products Thursday, February 28, 1929. 500 South Cumberland Street, Morristown, Tennessee. Broadside. 1 pc. 8.5 x 11” Fragile.
Dates: 1929

Knox County Klan Headquarters newsletter, issued by the Kligrapp. [1925] + K. K. K. Labor Day broadside, 1925. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2013.001
Scope and Contents Ephemera 2013.001. 001 a&b Knox County Klan Headquarters newsletter, issued by the Kligrapp. [A.W. Murray. Typed copy, 2 pp. 1925] Ephemera 2013.001.002 K.K.K.K. Celebration. Labor Day, Monday September 7, 1925, Knoxville, Tenn. Caswell Park. Broadside. 1 pc.
Dates: 1925

Leonidas C. and John Chiles Houk Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0010
Scope and Contents Leonidas Campbell Houk (1836-1891), was born in Sevier County, Tenn. He was a lawyer, judge, and congressman. He served in the Union Army from 1861 to 1863. He was circuit judge of the 17th judicial district of Tennessee (1866-1869). Moved to Knoxville in 1870 and was involved in local and national politics. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1878 and served until his death in 1891. He was married to Elizabeth Matilda Smith (died 1879) and to Mary Belle Van Rosen. John...
Dates: 1863-1923

Lightfoot Hal, Jr., Broadside (ephemera)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.002
Scope and Contents Broadside about Lightfoot Hal, Jr., a combined saddle and harness stallion. Gives lineage of the horse. Wm. A Chanabery, Palace Stable, Knoxville or John M. Harris, Sedgewick Blk., Knoxville. 1 pc. No date. Small tear near center. S.B. Newman & Co., printers. 12 x 18.”
Dates: 1880-1890

McCallie Photographs (Sevier County, Tenn.).

Identifier: PAS 0072
Scope and Contents Broadside for the sale of A. J. McCallie’s Sevier County, Tenn., farm, 1891; photograph album of McCallie Home, Sevier County, Tenn. 12 photographs; copy photographs of home of Andrew J. McCallie (+ original photograph), hen house, cistern, Joseph M. McCallie and niece; Sevier County schoolhouses - Middle Creek class and McCroskey School; Andrew Jackson McCallie and Harriet Theodocia Adeline Cunningham McCallie at their house on Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.; sisters of J.M. McCallie; sons...
Dates: 1879-1907

Roane Hosiery, Incorporated. Gala Celebrating 50 Great Years.

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.009
Scope and Contents Roane Hosiery, Incorporated Cordially Invites ALL Employees, Former Employees, and Their Families to Join us for a Luncheon Gala Celebrating 50 Great Years.
Dates: undated

Robert Armstrong advertisement for ‘Wool!! Burred, Picked and Carded” (No date). (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2000.005
Scope and Contents “Wool!! Burred, Picked and Carded” advertisement by Robert Armstrong. No date. 1 pc. Press & Messenger Print. Broadside.
Dates: undated