Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
C. Howard Capito Collection. Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011.
Blue Diamond Coal Company, Justice Mine, Stearns, Ky. Lexington Group Meeting, Knoxville, 2011. Commemorative medal “Lexington Group, 175th Anniversary, Knoxville Convention, 1836-2011.” Copes of mortgage maps for southern and L&N railroads.
Papers include: personal and business correspondence; ledgers; account books; diaries; and a minute book of the Russellville Division, Sons of Temperance (1849-1851). A large portion of the collection relates to Charles P. Nenney’s life and business. For a list of selected correspondents, see A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection by Linda Posey (1974).
East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company bearer bonds, January 1, 1854. (One $500.00 bond; two $1.000.00 bonds).
January 1, 1854 bearer bond for the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company. (One $500.00 bond; two $1.000.00 bonds). Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tenn. Bank of America, NY, NY. 18x22” 1 pc. Fragile; some tears. Three bonds.
East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Rail Road payroll book. (ETV & GG Rr)
East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia Railroad (ETV&G) Shop Line Book, July-August 1875. Lists names of workers, daily pay, amount due.
East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railroad records, 1867-1870. Includes stockholders agreement and minutes. ADS 1 vol.
December 13, 1859, letter from George Gillespie, Kingston, E. Tenn., to General Leslie Combs, President of the Lexington & Danville Railroad. ALS 3 pp. Re: connecting Kentucky with the Blue Ridge RR via proposed Emory’s Gap route.
Four letters from Hattie May to “Friends.” 1888-1889. Re: Sevier reunion in Knoxville (mentions Judge Temple, trains, etc.)., news about family matters, reburial of John Sevier(?), etc. + letter and envelope from donor. Also, typed transcriptions of the letters, copied by Mrs. C. M. McClung.
Heiskell Letter from Wm. King Heiskell to F. S. Heiskell, 1851; letter from Charles A. Rice to Hugh Brown, 1837.
June 1, 1837 letter from Charles A. Rice, Caney Gap, to Hugh Brown, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 3 pp. Re: opening store in Parrottsville. February 4, 1851 letter from Wm. King Heiskell, Abingdon, Va., to Uncle (F. S. Heiskell). ALS 2 pp. + env. Re: railroads, salt.
James C. Sullivan (1844-1913) Memoir of an Irish American with extensive information about his career as a contractor in railroad construction. Born Boston of immigrant parents; died in Knoxville. Considerable railroad contract work all over the country, a good portion of it in East Tennessee and the South.
Letter from Uncle John [Slackford?], Crossville, Cumberland County, Tenn., to nephew and niece. June 28, 1888. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.) small handwritten note signed “JS”; newspaper clipping, ‘The Narrow Guage’s [sic.] Purchase’; envelope addressed to : W. J. Slackford, Esq., Plaster Beds-near Gypsum, Ottawa County, OH. Crossville postmark, June 30, 1888 (stamp missing). Letter re: garden; family; coal business and railroad.
Record book of the Knoxville, Sevierville and Eastern Railway Company, Dec. 30, 1898 - Feb. 1, 1904. Includes lengthy charter of incorporation (pp. 5-19), by-laws (pp. 21-40), brief minutes (pp. 41-46). Only 46 of the 396 pages contain entries. (P. 13/14 is loose). One bound volume.
Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.
Outline of 19th century events leading to or resulting from the Knoxville Convention, July 4-8,1836; 20th century events related to development of Knoxville as Rail Transportation Hub.
Outline of 19th century events leading to or resulting from the Knoxville Convention, July 4-8,1836; 20th century events related to development of Knoxville as Rail Transportation Hub. Photocopy of the outline (58 pp.) and Proceedings of the Knoxville Convention
Smoky Mountain Railroad. Knoxville and Sevierville, Tennessee. Time Table No. 5 (Effective 12:01 A.M. Central Time) Monday, July 21, 1947. For the Government and Information of Employees only. F.L. Parks, Superintendent. 1 pc. Ephemera 2013.002a front cover Ephemera 2013.002b inside time table
Solid Train Marble from Knoxville, Tenn. to New York City, 1913 panoramic photograph by Thompson. (Gift of Sonja Jones)
Solid Train Marble from Knoxville, Tenn. to New York City via Southern RY & B.B.O. Ry. 1913 panoramic photograph by James E. Thompson. . Compliments of Southern RY. 1 pc. 55 x 9” In QFL 12.
Photograph album containing pictures of the Southern Railroad trains, tracks, employees, etc., in Ky., Ga., Ala., Tenn., and N.C., 1930s-1940s. Donor’s father was “E” Bennett, who worked for Southern Railroad.
Southern Railway Company. Overtime and Actual Time Worked by D. H. Line operator and C. C. Craig night operator. 11-1907 to 1915? “Southern Railway System--Book of Operating Rules” (April 1943).
Time logged headed Morristown or Knoxville, Southern Railway System.