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East Tennessee Historical Society

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Lynn Howell Collection. Includes genealogy and notes for biography on Dr. William Hunt.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0713
Scope and Contents Alice Lynn Howell Collection. Includes genealogy and notes for biography on Dr. William Hunt. 2 photograph albums of snapshots of ETHS, McClung Collection events + photograph albums including historic family photographs + 1 box of her book “Adventures of a Nineteenth Century Medic [William Hunt]
Dates: 1990s

Coal Creek Watershed Foundation.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2003.024
Scope and Contents Coal Creek Watershed Foundation. East Tennessee Historical Society award nomination application, March 2002. Printed pages (some from website) + sections of newspaper.
Dates: 2002

Downtown Revitalization [Knoxville] poster [ca. 2000]. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.004
Scope and Contents “ Get Down...Town” Downtown [Knoxville] Revitalization poster [ca. 2000]. League of Women Voters, City People, K2K, Knox Heritage, Nine Counties - One Vision, East Tennessee Historical Society. 3 copies. 14 x 19.”
Dates: 2002

East Tennessean of the Year Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0845
Scope and Contents East Tennessean of the Year, a award from the East Tennessee Historical Society honoring East Tennesseans who have made an outstanding contribution to the East Tennessee region Recipients include: Bill Haslam (2011) , Jack Hanna (2014), Roy Kramer (2016), Autry O. V. (Pete) Debusk (2017), Natalie L. Haslam (2018). The collection includes documentation about the winners of the award and small artifacts from the events.
Dates: 2014-present

East Tennessee Historical Society Gala program, 1992.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1993.014
Scope and Contents Program from the East Tennessee Historical Society Gala, November 11, 1992. Signed by Honored Guests: Lamar Alexander, Howard Baker Jr., Jim Clayton, Wilma Dykeman, General Bruce K. Holloway, John Rice Irwin, John Majors, Lindsey Nelson, Pat Head Summitt. Cover + insert.
Dates: 1992

East Tennessee Historical Society photographs and negatives used in publications

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.010
Scope and Contents Some photographs from ETHS publications, mostly Tennessee Ancestors
Dates: 1980-1995

East Tennessee Historical Society records (includes non-active files, correspondence, membership records, Museum - Pillars of Support material, archival records)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0326
Scope and Contents Box 1 East Tennessee Historical Society correspondence (1934-1975); Folmsbee correspondence on ETHS Publications; miscellaneous files Box 2 East Tennessee Historical Society financial information (1929-1969); East Tennessee Historical Society meeting notes (1958-1978) Box 3  East Tennessee Historical Society correspondence (1981-1985)
Dates: 1934-1985

East Tennessee History Day (2016).

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.010
Scope and Contents East Tennessee History Day (2016) Sponsored by the University of Tennessee History Department and the East Tennessee Historical Society
Dates: 2016

Elizabeth Skaggs Bowman material.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1992.005
Scope and Contents Papers found by G. Allan Yeomans of Andover Square Books in the purchased remaining personal library of Elizabeth Skaggs Bowman, from the Bowman estate. December 1980. Includes: 1957 photograph of the Hilderbrand House in Polk County, Tenn.; photograph of unidentified man; February 20, 1956, letter from Edith Scott to Mrs. E. L. Bowman re: Bowman’s writing about Ramsey House and the Ramsey family (with envelope); 1954, 1956, 1961 and 1968, East Tennessee Historical Society programs; amendments...
Dates: 1956-1968

Fan letter to the East Tennessee Historical Society from Alex Williams, Morristown, Tenn. age 13. 1 March, 1986.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1986.007
Scope and Contents Fan letter to the East Tennessee Historical Society from Alex Williams, Morristown, Tenn. age 13. Expressed interest in history, the Heartlands series, and the upcoming Homecoming 86.
Dates: 1986

First Families of Tennessee, East Tennessee Historical Society project, 1996 (artifacts) + First Families of Tennessee Reunion, 2016.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0287
Scope and Contents First Families of Tennessee project sponsored by the East Tennessee Historical Society. Applicants must prove ancestry in Tennessee before the end of 1796. The project started in 1996. The collection includes over 16,000 approved application files (2019). The collection also includes a sample of materials related to the project, including a blank application form, a blank certificate, Grand Reunion booklet (2 copies) and misc. papers. Artifacts include First Families of Tennessee Reunion (2016)...
Dates: 1992-present

John Majors letter, 1982.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1982.011
Scope and Contents May 20, 1982, letter from John (Johnny) Majors, head football coach, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to Charles F. Bryan, Jr., director, East Tennessee Historical Society. TLS 1 p. Sending in membership to the Society.
Dates: 1982

Knoxville Streetcar City: Photographs from 1985 exhibit (East Tennessee Historical Society)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0005
Scope and Contents Knoxville Streetcar City: Photographs from 1984 Exhibit (East Tennessee Historical Society) Includes photograph of the dance pavilion at Fountain City
Dates: 1984

Knoxville Swiss-American Exhibit photographs (East Tennessee Historical Society)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0006
Scope and Contents Knoxville Swiss-American Exhibit Photographs (East Tennessee Historical Society)
Dates: 1991

Luncheon at the Governor’s residence, Nashville, Tenn., June 6, 2012.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2012.008
Scope and Contents 8 x 10” color photograph of East Tennessee Historical Society Director Cherel Henderson, Tennessee’s First Lady Crissy Haslam (wife of Governor Bill Haslam), and Steve Cotham, Manager of the McClung Historical Collection, Luncheon at the Governor’s residence, Nashville, Tenn. on June 6, 2012. Signed by Crissy Haslam. 1 pc.
Dates: 2012

Manuscript for Valley So Wild by Carson and Alberta Brewer and cover art for Terror of Tellico Plains.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0676
Scope and Contents Manuscript for Valley So Wild by Carson and Alberta Brewer and cover art for Terror of Tellico Plains by Ray Jenkins. Published by East Tennessee Historical Society.
Dates: 1960-1975

“Memoirs of Ray H. Jenkins.”

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1983.019
Scope and Contents “Memoirs of Ray H. Jenkins.” Chapters 1-3, by Ray H. Jenkins. Unedited version. Typescript, (Photocopy) Later edited and published by the East Tennessee Historical Society as Terror of Tellico Plains.
Dates: undated

Posters. “Streetcar City: Knoxville, 1876-1947” an ETHS exhibition, 1984

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 1984.002
Scope and Contents Posters. “Streetcar City: Knoxville, 1876-1947” and East Tennessee Historical Society exhibition, 1984
Dates: 1984

Thomas F. Gailor letters, 1899, 1934.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.180
Scope and Contents October 10, 1899, letter from Thomas F. Gailor, Bishop of Tennessee, Sewanee, Tenn., to Right Rev. W. C. Doane, Albany, N. Y. LS 1 p. Gives canonical consent to the consecration of Rev. William Loyall as Bishop Coadjutor of the diocese of West Virginia. March 4, 1934, letter from Thomas F. Gailor, Bishop’s House, Diocese of Tennessee, to Mary U. Rothrock, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Gives up membership in the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Dates: 1899; 1934

“Two Centuries of Music in Knoxville” by Jack Neely, 1996.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.019
Scope and Contents “Two Centuries of Music in Knoxville” by Jack Neely, a walking tour sponsored by the East Tennessee Historical Society. October 8, 1996. TS photocopy 7 pp.
Dates: 1996

W. G. McAdoo petition, ca. 1880’s.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.152
Scope and Contents Ca. 1880’s petition of W. G. McAdoo, president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, to the Knox County Court re: use of room in courthouse basement for the Society’s collection. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1880-1890

Wm. G. McAdoo, Sr., letters, 1881, 1891.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.191
Scope and Contents May 20, 1888, letter from (Wm. G. McAdoo, Sr.), Knoxville, to Col. James H. Grant. AL 2 pp. (incomplete). Re: McAdoo is president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, requests Grant to write a chronicle of his life and memories. June 13, 1891, letter from Wm. G. McAdoo, Knoxville, to Col. James Hamilton Grant. ALS 2 pp. Asks questions about Lemuel P. Montgomery and family.
Dates: 1881, 1891