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Custom House

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Custom House site proposal commission, Knoxville, Tenn. 1870. (Gift of Jack L. Floyd)

Identifier: MSC 0669
Scope and Contents May 9, 1870 letter (to James A. Cooper, George W. Ross, and James Rogers, Knoxville, Tenn.) from Geo. Bothwell(?), Secretary, Treasury Department. ALS 1 p. Authorizes the recipients to serve as a commission to receive proposals for the site for the U.S. Court House and Post Office (Custom House) (the East Tennessee History Center in 2005) in Knoxville. Matted and framed in wooden frame (15 x 16”).
Dates: 1870

East Tenn. Farmers’ Convention at Custom House, Knoxville, May 16 and 17, 1893.

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.027
Scope and Contents East Tenn. Farmers’ Convention at Custom House, Knoxville, May 16 and 17, 1893.
Dates: 1893

Knoxville Post Office and Custom House.

Identifier: MM.2019.035
Scope and Contents Knoxville Post Office and Custom House.
Dates: 1976-1982

Medical diploma of Charles Meigs Cawood from Tulane University, 1889, + 1 page from an 1882 New York newspaper showing the Custom House in Knoxville.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.008
Scope and Contents Medical diploma of Charles Meigs Cawood from Tulane University, 1889 (located FL 09-24). The Daily Graphic newspaper, page 101 only: New York, 1882, showing Knoxville buildings including the Custom House (located FL 09-22). 2 items, gift of (Judge Houston Goddard?).
Dates: 1880s

Mrs. John M. Armistead correspondence, 1976.

Identifier: MM.1982.004
Scope and Contents Correspondence re: Mrs. John M. Armistead’s involvement with the National Citizens Emergency Committee to Save Our Public Libraries. 1976. Includes letters from Whitney North Smith, Jr., N. Y. + copies of articles on libraries. + November 10, 1976, letter from Knoxville Mayor Randy Tyree re: support for the Custom House.
Dates: 1976

“U. S. Pension Agency, Knoxville, Tenn., June 1, 1889.”

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.026
Scope and Contents “U. S. Pension Agency, Knoxville, Tenn., June 1, 1889” ”The appropriation available for the payment of Army Pensions for the present fiscal year being insufficient to pay all Pensions due on June 4, I am authorized by the Honorable Commissioner of Pensions, Washington, D. C., to defer the first payment on all Original, Re-Issue, and Increase Certificates until after July 1.” D. A. Carpenter, U. S. Pension Agent
Dates: 1889

W. O. Whittle Papers (Genealogy).

Identifier: MSC 0894
Scope and Contents Genealogical information on the John and Mary Keener Whittle family and their eleven children. A few manuscript items were included with the collection. 14 blue tone photographs (8 x 10”) were removed from the collection and added to Photograph Box 3 (not connected to genealogical research). (subjects of photographs include: Custom House; Knoxville views; Warm Springs, N. C.; Holston River; Austin Springs, Tenn.; Strawberry Plains; East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad).
Dates: 1920s-1940s

Walter W. “Judd” Mynatt Collection. Gift of Mrs. Martha M. Dean.

Identifier: MSC 0791
Scope and Contents Twelve scrapbooks (in 6 boxes) of Knoxville Service Director, City Manager, and Mayor Walter W. Mynatt, 1922-1941; photographs (some copy photographs) of Knoxville, Henley Street Bridge, and the original McGhee Tyson Airport building. Includes 5 historic photographs by C. Kinzel and a color print of the Knoxville city flag; personal and political papers; small artifacts.
Dates: 1920s-1940s

War of 1812 Pension Records, 1872; U.S. Pension Office, Knoxville, Tenn. 1886 receipts.

Identifier: MSC 0200
Scope and Contents Pension records for veterans and widows of War of 1812 soldiers on forms of the Pension Office, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. Dated 1872. 46 pcs. Soldiers were from Middle Tennessee counties. These records were found in the attic of the old portion (1874) of the Custom House during renovation work, summer 1980. Also: Sept. 1886 receipts from Robert L. Taylor, U.S. Pension Agent at Knoxville, to different recipients for varying amounts (from different states). Printed forms, signed...
Dates: 1872-1886