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Business enterprises

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Bell Laundry Pamphlet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.001
Scope and Contents Pamphlet advertising Bell Laundry. The laundry was in business in Knoxville 1906-1928.
Dates: 1906 - 1928

Buffat Account Books

Identifier: MSC 0943
Scope and Contents Three volumes of Buffat Family Account Books detailing Spring Place Mills business records of purchases, labor, fees, and sales plus household accounts of family purchases of consumer goods, travel expenses and servant labor.

1) P. F. Buffat 1861-1870 2) 1852-1860 3) Ledger B for the Spring Place Mills, Knox County Tenn. -- Buffat & Sons, 1868-1870
Dates: 1852 - 1870

Busch family photos.

Identifier: SPC 2019.095
Scope and Contents Nine photographs plus printouts of news articles about Busch family. Identified photos include: --two photos of Busch family inside jewelry store, --two portraits of S. Harry Busch, --exterior of Royal Jewelers (504 S Gay Street), --A. K. Club Third Annual Ball (04/05/1937)
Dates: 1930 - 1939

C. M. McClung Company history by Dr. Ruth Stephens. Gift of Hugh Davis.

Identifier: MM.1977.003
Scope and Contents History of the C. M. McClung Company by Dr. Ruth Stephens; 1888 patent for Cranberry horse nails; 1909 letterhead; miscellaneous business papers.
Dates: 1888; 1909; 1977

Candoro Marble Company Ledger.

Identifier: MM.2019.059
Scope and Contents Cash record ledger for the Candoro Marble Company for 1 January 1919- 30 September 1921.
Dates: 1919-1921

Clark Music Store

Identifier: SPC 2014.015
Scope and Contents Clark Music Store [Clark & Jones Music Store], Bearden Shopping Center. February 1964, Taken by Bruce G. Leslie Studio. Two men in room with pianos. 8x10” B&W. 1 pc.
Dates: 1964

Clifford C. “Kip” Sharpe article on Knoxville, Tenn., Breweries (1992)

Identifier: MM.1999.008
Scope and Contents Photocopy of article on Knoxville, Tenn., Breweries by Clifford C. “Kip” Sharpe. [1992]. 7 pp.
Dates: 1992

Cowan, McClung & Company orders and accounts, 1859, 1868.

Identifier: MM.1978.005
Scope and Contents Two 1859 and one 1868 orders and accounts to Cowan, McClung & Company. 3 pcs. + May 1861 Philadelphia Letter Sheet Price-Current. 2 pp.
Dates: 1859; 1861; 1868

D. M. Rose and Company lumber company employees

Identifier: SPC 1996.014
Scope and Contents D.M. Rose and Company lumber company employees. 1887. B&W 8x10” copy photograph. Copy neg. available 11/85.
Dates: 1887

D. M. Rose Lumber Company

Identifier: SPC 1997.013
Scope and Contents D.M. Rose Lumber Company. 5 x 7” B&W copy photograph.
Dates: undated

D.R. Mayo Seed ledgers

Identifier: MSC 0935
Scope and Contents Dale R. Mayo’s seed company, D.R. Mayo Seedsman (later Mayo Garden Center) ledgers. The oversized ledgers contain business information from 1917? - ????
Dates: unknown

E. Dean Dow correspondence with Dr. J. R. Ludlow and David Hunt Ludlow, 1880-1891.

Identifier: MM.1979.035
Scope and Contents Papers of E. Dean Dow, Central Agency (Real estate and collections), Knoxville. 1880-1891. 25 pcs. Letters to Dr. J. R. Ludlow, PA, and David Hunt Ludlow re: Ludlow business interests in Knoxville. Includes several local letterheads, notes of interest, and two leases (Ludlow with J. K. Payne, 1884; Ludlow with J. G. Swaggerty, 1885).
Dates: 1880-1891

E. S. Temple, Temple and Jacobs account book.

Identifier: MSC 0874
Scope and Contents Business correspondence from E. S. Temple of Knoxville to various correspondents. These appear to be handwritten copies of letters sent by Temple. Also a small damaged scrapbook of clippings with the name “ M. A. Craig” hand-printed on the leather cover
Dates: 1841-1868

East Tennessee Packing Company Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0258
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee Packing Company (ETPC) Collection includes company records and documents pertaining to the 87 years of company operations, plus some relevant documents from before and after the company's time frame of existence. James B. Madden in Knoxville, Tennessee founded the company in 1895. The documents, ca. 1886 - 1984, include account books, deeds, corporate minutes, audit reports, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs of personnel, property,...
Dates: 1886-1984

Elbridge G. Fuller letter to Albert Lamberton, 1843.

Identifier: MM.nd.025
Scope and Contents September 24, 1843, letter from Elbridge G. Fuller, Nashville, Tenn., to his nephew Albert Lamberton, Massachusetts. ALS 4 pp. Mentions the city and climate of Nashville, his business there, and the difference in Southern and New England views towards slavery.
Dates: 1843

George Dempster Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0143
Scope and Contents George Roby Dempster (1887-1964) was a talented and controversial Knoxville politician who served three terms as city manager (1929, 1935, 1946), one term as mayor (1952-1955), councilman, and State Commissioner of Finance and Taxation. He is most well-known for his invention of the Dempster Dumpster, a waste collection system. This collection is related to his business interests in the Dempster Dumpster Company and related subjects. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of...
Dates: 1960s

Gleaner Printing Company

Identifier: SPC 2014.016
Scope and Contents Gleaner Printing Co., Vine Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Operated by Noah W. Smiley. Interior view with four people. 8x10” Sepia. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1900s

Group standing in front of W. W. Woodruff & Co

Identifier: SPC 2013.003
Scope and Contents SPC 2013.004 Group standing in front of W.W. Woodruff & Co. Hardware, Cutlery. No date. Image 8.25 x 5.5” Sepia. Almost torn in half lengthwise. 1 photograph.
Dates: undated

H. & L. Mynatt’s account with C. H. & D. L. Coffin, 1853, and with Moffett & Shields, 1856.

Identifier: MM.nd.048
Scope and Contents H. & L. Mynatt’s account with C. H. & D. L. Coffin & Co., Knoxville dry goods store. 1853. AD 2 pp. Account with Moffett & Shields, Knoxville iron founders. 1856. AD 1 p.
Dates: 1853, 1856

H. M. & Company Ledger

Identifier: MSC 0945
Scope and Contents Ledger book fo (H. M. & Company (J. Madison Housley and William Moulden). Merchants in Strawberry Plains near McBee’s Ferry 1834-1839. Day Book A, embossed on spine “H. M. & CO.” Includes luxury items and everyday expenses.
Dates: 1836 - 1838

Hattie House letterhead (188_).

Identifier: MM.nd.032
Scope and Contents 188_ letterhead from Hattie House, Knoxville, Tenn. Contains handwritten notes re: political meeting (the colored question; Mr. Gibson, LaVere, and Temple speaking, etc.) + paper ribbon “For Congress L. C. Houk.” On the back of the stationery there is a printed business directory of Knoxville.
Dates: 1880s

Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site. Knoxville, Tenn. 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios. (photographs)

Identifier: SPC 2019.015
Scope and Contents Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site (downtown Knoxville, Tenn.). 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios, Knoxville, Tenn. Ordered by the Public Building Authority. Black & white and color photographs of the buildings scheduled to be demolished for the construction of the Justice Center. Includes buildings on Gay Street and State Street. Folder 1: Proposal, map of site, invoice, title sheet. 4 pcs. Folder 2: Black & white photographs. 15 sheets; 29 photographs. Folder 3:...
Dates: 1999

Invitation to Annual East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Dinner (April 4, 2019)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.086
Scope and Contents Invitation to 2019 Annual East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Dinner held at the Knoxville (Tenn.) Convention Center on April 4, 2019. The event raised funds for Junior Achievement of East Tennessee, Inc. and honored Bill and Crissy Haslam. The event marked the 30 years of the Business Hall of Fame.
Dates: 2019

J. C. Schneider Meat Market

Identifier: SPC 1996.024
Scope and Contents J.C. Schneider Meat Market, exterior with three men. Photographic postcard. No date. Information sheet in envelope.
Dates: undated

Jarnagin Account Books, ca. 1870s-1880s.

Identifier: MSC 0083
Scope and Contents Account books, ledgers, and day books from: H. T. Jarnagin (Jarnagin, Tenn., 1870s-1880s); Carmichael and Jarnagin (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Morristown, Tenn., 1880s); Carmichael and Craig (1890s); Harris and Jarnagin (Tampico, Tenn., 1871-1872). Collection also includes: Cash book of the Tennessee Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1922-1927; letter from F. C. Jarnagin written from Carson and Newman College, 1894; canceled checks of T. R. James, Morristown, Tenn; certificates...
Dates: 1870-1890

J.C. Penney Company, Gay Street

Identifier: SPC 1996.002
Scope and Contents J. C. Penney Company, Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca, 1940s-1950s. B&W 8x10”. Includes two photographs of the October 1935 grand opening of the store.
Dates: ca. 1930s-1950s

J.E. Lutz & Company, 1896-1956. 60 Years of Insurance Coverage (brochure). (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2004.004
Scope and Contents J.E. Lutz & Company, 1896-1956. 60 Years of Insurance Coverage brochure. Includes many photographic illustrations. Printed. 1 pc. ephemera
Dates: 1956

John Housley Cigar Company

Identifier: SPC 2006.006
Scope and Contents Two 8 x 10” sepia-colored copy prints of: 1. John Housley Cigar Co. man with cigar driving car pulling the first air conditioned 5th wheel trailer in Knoxville (according to donor). Vehicle was used to drive clients and potential customers around. [ca. 1932]. 2. John Housley Cigar Co. building and business cars / trucks and motorcycle, Hav-A-Tampa signs. . [ca. 1932].
Dates: ca. 1932

Knox County Poor Asylum Purchase Record, July 1915-January 1924. (account books)

Identifier: MSC 0736
Scope and Contents Knox County Poor Asylum Purchase Record, July 1915-January 1924. Monthly record. 1 oversize volume. Loose papers removed from volume include: envelope with stamp from B. L. Johnson & Co. Confectioners, Knoxville, Tenn. 1921; letterhead from Deaver Dry Goods Company, Knoxville, Tenn. 1922. 1 pc.; letterheads from C. W. Henderson Company, Wholesalers, Knoxville, Tenn. 1923. 2 pcs.
Dates: 1915-1924

Knoxville Business letterheads, 1900-1901. Gift of Mr. Beverly Burbage.

Identifier: MM.1976.008
Scope and Contents Letterheads from Knoxville businesses, 1900-1901: Allen, Stephenson & Co.; Borches & Co.; Daniel Briscoe & Co.; J.D. East Co.; Gillespie, Shields & Co.; H.T. Hackney & Co.; Haynes, Henson & Co.; Hazen & Lotspeich Co.; Knox County Roller Mill Co.; S.B. Luttrell & Co.; Woodruff Hardware Co.; John Yule Co.
Dates: 1900-1901