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Anderson County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Anderson County (Tenn.) Veterans Day Book

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.020
Scope and Contents

Program for Anderson County Veterans Day, Fairgrounds, Clinton, Tenn. July 4, 1946. Includes a history of Anderson County naming many of the pioneer families. Local business and political ads. Printed by Courier News of Clinton. Approximately 50 pp.

Dates: 1946

Andrew Johnson document, 1864.

Identifier: MM.1990.007
Scope and Contents

Anderson County, Tenn., commission for eight Justices of the Peace. Signed by Governor Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State Edward East. March 6, 1864. DS 1 pc.

Dates: 1864

Cane Creek Baptist Church Meeting Minutes, 1839-1864.

Identifier: MM.1981.011
Scope and Contents Cane Creek Baptist Church Meeting Minutes, January 1839- January 1864. Includes Articles of Faith at front of book. 1 vol. The record book was presented to Pearl Hendren by her father M.H. (Woodie) Hendren in early 1961. It was obtained by him at his grandfather’s (Michael Spessard) sale. The book was received from Elmer E. Hendren, executor of the estate of Pearl Leoda Hendren. It is the original volume of the minutes of the old Hardshell Church of Dutch Valley (Anderson County, Tenn.),...
Dates: 1839-1864

Clinton, Tenn. postcard

Identifier: Ephemera 2023.009
Scope and Contents

Real Photo Postcard (RPPC) of Depot Street, Clinton Tenn. One building marked "Studio"

Dates: circa 1920s

Cornshuck Chairmaking Bonnets Sandals - Bessie Ridenour Community Craft Center

Identifier: Cirillo Tape 3
Scope and Contents

Demonstration footage of various cornshucking crafts, including chair bottoms, bonnets, and sandals.

Demonstration led by Bessie Ridenour of Lake City, TN, with Nettie Sharp of Lake City, TN and Bonnie (last name inaudible) of Clairfield, TN.

Total time: 23 minutes

Dates: 1973-1976

Deeds and legal papers, Cocke and nearby counties, Tennessee Mining and Mfg. Co., General Oil Gas Corp.

Identifier: MM.2013.013
Scope and Contents Materials include: Map – Showing the Property of Tennessee Mining & Mfg. Co. – Knox, Anderson, Morgan, Scott, Campbell Counties. Deeds – for properties in Cocke, Washington, Blount Counties, Town of Newport. Legal papers – for businesses, property, etc. in : North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee (General Oil Gas Corporation) – interests held in businesses by the family. News clippings – Old Blount Buildings”, “1921 Construction Crew” –Maryville, Tenn., 1965. Photograph: Pigeon River, taken...
Dates: 20th century

Dr. C .B. Lee physician’s ledgers and memorandum books. Gift of Bill Jenkins.

Identifier: MSC 0757
Scope and Contents

Dr. C. B. Lee physician’s ledgers and memorandum books, ca. 1884-1916, from the Scarborough community (now Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tenn). 23 volumes

Dates: circa 1884-1916

Eastridge material

Identifier: MM.2022.005
Scope and Contents 1. 1933 Elementary school certificate for Maxine Patrick of Cumberland School (Anderson County) 2. 1949 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Harold Eastridge 3. 1953 Pupil's Reading Certificate for Patricia Eastridge of Coalfield School 4. 1953 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Harold Eastridge 5. 1953 Coalfield School Certificate of Attendance for Patricia Eastridge 6. 1957-1958 Morgan County Schools grade card for Francis Eastridge (Coalfield School) 7. Dec...
Dates: 1933 - 2005

Granny Fields Notebook.

Identifier: MM.2019.024
Scope and Contents

Mary Charlotte Butler (1834-1919) Anderson County, Tenn., married to 1. Alexander Hutson, 2. Samuel Tunnell, 3. John S. Fields. This document is a typescript copy of the original notebook kept by “Granny” Fields kept this notebook of births, deaths, and marriages. The range of dates covers from 1824 to 1940.

Dates: 1824-1940

Jake F. Butcher home (”Whirlwind”), Anderson County, Tennessee. (Gift via John P. Carter Co.)

Identifier: APD 0018
Scope and Contents

“Whirlwind” the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jake F. Butcher, Anderson County, Tennessee. Black line copies of blue prints by Community Tectonics, Inc., 1972. 4 sheets

Dates: 1972

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

Luke Lea, Jr., deed to James and Zachariah Lea. August 10, 1804.

Identifier: MM.1999.023
Scope and Contents

Deed between Luke Lea, Jr., Knox County, Tenn., and James Lea of Jefferson County, Tenn., and Zachariah Lea of Anderson County, Tenn., for 640 acres in Anderson County, Tenn. August 10, 1804. ADS 1 pc.

Dates: 1804

Museum of Appalachia Tennessee Fall Homecoming program

Identifier: Ephemera 2022.008
Scope and Contents

Program from the 20th Anniversary of the Museum of Appalachia's Tennessee Fall Homecoming. Event occurred October 7-10, 1999.

Dates: 1999

Newcomb, Tenn. Schools

Identifier: QSPC 2022.004
Scope and Contents 16.75"x6.75" black-and-white photograph mounted on 20"x10" taupe mat. Photographer's mark "Lay & Murset" in bottom right corner of front of photograph. Image is of students and staff of Newcomb (Tenn.) Public School in front of the school building. 1916 on gate post. Water damage on edges of mat. Includes 8.25"x3.75" paper clipping of the image. Below the image "Edgar H. Smith, Principal; Miss Ester E. Van Natter; Miss Maude L. Queener; Miss Myrtle Hays; Miss Mary Hays; Miss Mary...
Dates: 1916

Tadlock’s Chapel Records. Transcription of Minutes 1894-1895; Original Minute Book, 1902-1913. Gift of Ann Hewitt Worthington

Identifier: MSC 0471
Scope and Contents Tadlock’s Chapel Records. Transcription of Minutes 1894-1895 + CD of transcription; Original Minute Book, 1902-1913. Photocopies of 2 photographs with ids. Relates to Worthington Duncan Family Papers described below: 2 notebooks (1 manuscripts; 1 photographs) with detailed descriptive list; Worthington family; Duncan family; Anderson County Tenn; Tadlock’s Chapel, Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The family lived on the present site of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The family cemetery is on government...
Dates: 1894-1913

Willard’s letter to Mother written from Tip, Anderson County, High House, Tenn. Aug. 11, 1901.

Identifier: MM.2003.003
Scope and Contents

Willard’s (no last name) letter to Mother written from Tip, Anderson County, High House, Tenn. Aug. 11, 1901. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.), no envelope. Mentions getting mail sent through backwoods P. O.s, no place to cash check, “Jefferson Cruiser” boots arrived by mail, stayed at farmhouse, moving camp to Double Camp Creek.

Dates: 1901

William Ashlock to Obediah Ashlock, deed, 1833.

Identifier: MM.1987.012
Scope and Contents

January 18, 1833, deed between William Ashlock, Anderson County, Tenn., and Obediah Ashlock for ca. 100 acres of land in Anderson County, Tenn. ADS 1 pc.

Dates: 1833

Worthington Duncan Family Papers. Arranged and described by the donor, Judy Blakely.

Identifier: MSC 0607
Scope and Contents

2 notebooks (1 manuscripts; 1 photographs) with detailed descriptive list; Worthington family; Duncan family; Anderson County Tenn; Tadlock’s Chapel, Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The family lived on the present site of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The family cemetery is on government property but maintained by the family. Jesse Brown Worthington (1839-1906) and his family founded Tadlock’s Chapel.

Dates: 1794-1969

Zion Hill Baptist Church Minutes, 1874-1915, 1915-1934. Anderson County, Tenn. (Gift of Mrs. L. Estelle Heron)

Identifier: MSC 0896
Scope and Contents

Two minute books of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Anderson County, Tenn. First volume includes 1874-1915: Rules of Decorum and Articles of Faith, 1974. pp. 1-4; Constitution (May 2, 1842), pp. 5-8; List of Members, 1874-1904. pp. 9-25; Minutes, September 2, 1874-July 2, 1915. 1 volume. 312 pp. Second volume includes 1915-1934. List of Members in front, followed by Minutes, October 2, 1915-April 2, 1934.

Dates: 1874-1934