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Business enterprises

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2020.015
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo, 1930. B&W 8 x 10, Photo shows Gulf employees in uniform and delivery trucks and equipment. 1930 Tenn. tags visible on trucks.

Dates: 1930

Kuhlman’s Drugstore

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2021.002
Scope and Contents

Copies of enlarged, printed photographs - 2 interior views; 1 Gay Street view

Dates: unknown

Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.211
Scope and Contents

Ephemera 2019.211a “Descriptive of the lands of The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Co. of Morristown, Tenn., U.S.A.” Circular for investors describing the lands of Cocke and Severe [sic] (Sevier) Counties, Tennessee. Map on reverse. The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company was located in Room 13, P.O. Building, Dayton, Ohio.

Ephemera 2019.211b Prospectus of The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company of Morristown, Tenn.

Dates: 1890s

Luttrell brick making material

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.023
Scope and Contents

W.C. Luttrell (Morristown, Tenn.) purchased brick making equipment from H. Brewer & Co. (Tecumsah, Mich.) and J.D. Fate & Co. (Plymouth, Ohio). Mr. Luttrell sold the equipment to L.L. Powers (White Pine, Tenn.) Part list from H. Brewer & Co.

Dates: 1903 - 1905

Mayfield Dairy Farms Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0956
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Two banner signs, paper, one marked “MAYFIELD MILK ‘FAMOUS FOR TOP QUALITY’” and the other “MAYFIELD ROCKY ROAD,” Jersey cow logo, yellow and brown with white, 4” x 20”Folder 2: Sign, paper, marked “MAYFIELD’S Strawberry ICE CREAM” in red with color photograph of ice cream in blue bowl surrounded by fresh berries, 20” x 13”, usedFolder 3: Photocopies of articles and photographs of Mayfield Dairy Farm history. On 11” x 17” paperFolder...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

McArthur's Music House advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.035
Scope and Contents

Small advertisement card for McArthur's Music House (Knoxville, Tenn.) High Grade Pianos and Organs (Chickering, Kimball, Stuyvesant, Kurtzmann, Taber, Silver Chime)

Dates: 1890 - 1895

Midget Family Papers (Gift of Carole S. Midgette)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0937
Scope and Contents The Midget Family Papers consists of receipts, correspondence, photographs, publications, pamphlets, business cards, calling cards, ration books.George T. Midget’s 1931 vehicle registration for his 1928 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Midget family ration books from World War II reveal information about the Home Front during the war. Among the financial records are receipts for groceries purchased by George Midget while stationed at Fort Peck, Montana; a 1931 series of handwritten...
Dates: circa 1890-1964; Majority of material found within circa 1900-1942

Mountcastle-Hill Company Advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.194
Scope and Contents 16” x 11” advertisement for Mountcastle-Hill Company “The South’s Largest Mail Order House” Wholesale Shoes and Clothing, 428 S. Gay Street, Knoxville Tenn. The advertisement was folded into an envelope and mailed to C. H. M. Tulbert & Company, Millers Creek North Carolina, postmarked April 11, 1923. Advertises Solid Leathers Scouts ($1.75); Women’s Soft Flexible Oxfords ($1.20); Women’s Patent Instep Strap ($3.50); U. S. Army Shoes ($2.10); Women’s Comfortable Oxfords ($1.85); Kid...
Dates: 1923

O’Conner (Jas. O'Conner & Company Saddlery Goods advertisements. Knoxville, Tenn. 1885). (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 1998.001
Scope and Contents

James O’Conner & Company Saddlery Goods illustrated advertisements. Knoxville, Tenn. 1885. Includes one oversize piece (fragile) on saddles; price list for saddles. 1 pc.; Buggies, road carts and phaetons. 1 pc. All 1885.

Dates: 1885

Photographs by Drury Edgar Webb

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.017
Scope and Contents

35 mm B&W copy negatives (6 strips) (and photocopied sheets of copied snapshots) of pictures taken by Drury Edgar Webb of Knoxville scenes, houses, businesses, people, circa 1910.

Dates: ca. 1910

Pinnacle Mills letterhead

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2021.013
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on Pinnacle Mills letterhead: 1) Dec. 10, 1929. Color letterhead. Cover letter enclosed with itemized statement of Mr. Max. D. Miller of Candler, NC account. 2) April 27, 1929. Black etched letterhead. Generic announcement of change in flour prices.

Dates: 1928 - 1929

Plaza Barber Shop card

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.015
Scope and Contents

Card from Plaza Barber Shop, 307 W. Church. "For you … Mr. Defense Worker the Plaza Barber Shop will remain OPEN on Thursday until 9 p.m." C.R. Cardwell, proprietor.

Dates: 1940s

Political and Business Ephemera.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.139
Scope and Contents

Political: J W. Elmore for Mayor (1951); Al Schmutzer for District Attorney

Business: M. F. Flenniken & Co. (4 pieces); McClamroch Co.; Preston White, C. L. U.

Cultural: Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Va.

Dates: unknown

Record of special taxes assessed in the Second District, State of Tennessee. 1866-1868.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.121
Scope and Contents

Record of special taxes assessed in the Second District, State of Tennessee. 1866-1868. 1 volume. Lists taxes places on businesses, with date, name, business name, location, and rate and amount of tax. (Pages half torn out at back of volume).

Dates: 1866-1868

Rich’s Knoxville, Tenn. (rendering and promotional brochure) (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2003.006
Scope and Contents

B&W photographic copy of rendering of Rich’s Knoxville, Tenn., on Locust & Church. Stevens & Wilkinson, Architects. 16 x 20.” (damaged at edges). + “Rich’s Builds another regional store...Knoxville.” No date. Blue ink on white/ivory. Clear plastic cover. 10 x 14.”

Dates: 1955

Romines Photographs

 Collection
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

Sanford Day Corporation (Old Ironworks) Documents [copies]

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2020.024
Scope and Contents

Documents establishing trust and transfer of assets to trustees for Liquidation. Copies of original documents.

Dates: 1963 - 1973

Simpson Bros. Harness & Horse Collar Manufacturers. (Knoxville, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0862
Scope and Contents

Simpson Bros. Harness & Horse Collar Mfgrs. (Knoxville, Tenn) (Walter M. and Charles F. Simpson) 1907 Knoxville directory listed at 2226 E. Jackson (collar mfgrs.) and 139 1/2 S. Central (harness mfgrs.)

Dates: 1910s

Smith & Bondurant Papers, 1885-1888.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0390
Scope and Contents

Smith & Bondurant business papers, 1885-1888. Correspondence and letterheads, approx. 500 pcs.

Dates: 1885-1888

Southern Coffin and Casket Company Price List

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.191
Scope and Contents

Price changes on caskets June 1903, Southern Coffin and Casket Company

Dates: 1903

Spanish American War veterans parade

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.016
Scope and Contents

Spanish American War veterans parade, Knoxville, Tenn.. Shows soldiers on horses, flags, crowds, Electric Dental Company, S. B. Newman & Co., McCormick. 8 x 10” B&W.

Dates: ca. 1899

Standard Knitting Mills Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0985
Scope and Contents Materials collected by former employees of Standard Knitting Mills and brought out for perusal at the annual reunions. The majority of the material focuses on Knoxville history, only a few items and photographs specific to Standard Knitting Mills. Includes ephemera, correspondence, postcards, Knoxville information, etc. Box 1: contents from Notebook 1 and Notebook 2 Box 2: SKM Employee manual, News 'n' Notes September 1970, SKM display photos, miscellaneous items from Notebook 1...
Dates: 1893 - 1995

Stokely Brothers Papers, 1879-1912.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0184
Scope and Contents

Stokely Brothers business records, receipts, invoices, etc. 1879-1912. The business was in Newport, Cocke County, Tenn.

Dates: 1879-1912

Stuart Nye jewelry brochure

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.009
Scope and Contents

Brochure and price list for Sterling Silver jewelry by Stuart Nye. Includes images of items. "Originator of the Dogwood jewelry."

Dates: undated

Taliaferro Business & Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 1001
Scope and Contents

The material contains personal and business papers of the Taliaferro family from Roane County, Tenn.

Dates: 1826 - 1905; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1859

Tennessee Mill and Mine Blotter

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.058
Scope and Contents

Three panel, one color blotter has Feb. calendar, N.R.A. pitch, and drawing of Uncle Sam pouring coins into a sorting hopper. Has National Rifle Association emblem.

Dates: 1934

The Bel-Tel News, vol. 1 no. 2

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.207
Scope and Contents

“The Bel-Tel News” a newsletter “published by the Southern Group of Bell Telephone Companies fro the purpose of establishing a closer friendly contact between the Telephone workers and those they serve, all in the interest of better service.” February 1925 issue.

Dates: 1925

Time Book for Livingston and Harvey Company

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2020.014
Scope and Contents Robt. Livingston, 1876, time book for Livingston and Harvey Company while working in south eastern Kentucky. Livingston left his near destitute wife and children in White Pine, Tenn. in the early 1870s and went to work in Ky. He practically never came home or even thought of his poor family, even forgetting to give a name to one of his newborn. This book explains some of the references made by his wife in her sometimes desperate letters to him in Ky. Mentioned in the book are the names of...
Dates: 1876

Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0241
Scope and Contents Business papers of the Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company, ca. 1930s-1970 (some papers from ca. 1900-1920s). Includes financial records, sales and production records, deeds and right of way records, correspondence, etc. Includes business records of the Atlantic Lumber Company in Boston; Sardis, Ga., plant information; Fitzgerald Lumber Company in Buena Vista, Va.; and a number of other business interests. Collection also includes photographs. Some of the very large account books were...
Dates: 1900-1970

Views of Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.006
Scope and Contents

Views of Knoxville, Tenn. 1898. One view (“Bird’s-eye”) looking from South Knoxville towards downtown; other view is on North Gay Street looking south. Shows Rosentha[l’s], Whittle Trunk Company, streetcar tracks, etc. 7x10” sepia. Mounted. The name “F.H. Zurfluh” is written on the back of each print.

Dates: 1898