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Mills

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Beidleman Mill

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2010.003
Scope and Contents Copy photograph of Beidleman Mill, Sullivan County, Tenn.. Burned ca. 1965.
Dates: undated

Brookside Mills Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0039
Scope and Contents Records of Brookside Mills, Knoxville, Tenn. Includes 8 boxes of records manuscripts, union contracts (1941-1948), labor schedules, payroll records (1887-1896, 1924-1945), fabric and dye samples, financial statements (1941-1945), machinery and equipment, jobs in progress, working papers. + 14 boxes of employee files + 14 boxes of employee records (1895-1920) + oversize photograph of Brookside Mills officers + architectural drawings and plans (1898-1920) + microfilm of payroll records...
Dates: 1895-1954

Buffat Family Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0007
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of Pierre Francois Buffat, his wife Sylvie Louise Tauxe Buffat, their children and relatives, who came from Switzerland to Knoxville, Tenn., in 1849. Pierre F. Buffat owned a farm at Spring Place in Knox County, Tenn. He ran a mill starting in 1861, and his son Alfred Buffat joined the business in 1865. Other family names included in the correspondence include: Bolli, Chavannes, Porta, Esperandieu, Sterchi, Truan, and Tauxe. Many of the letters were written in French, with...
Dates: 1831-1925

Carter Mill restoration, 1977-78, slides, photographs. (Gift of Mike LaForest)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0032
Scope and Contents Slides and four b&w photographs of the Carter Mill restoration, 1977-1978. McClung Collection had 120 copy negs. (3 copies) of one of the photographs in Dec, 1997.
Dates: 1977-1978

Charles McClung McGhee Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0019
Scope and Contents Charles McClung McGhee (1828-1907) was the son of John and Elizabeth McClung McGhee and the great-grandson of James White. He was a financier, railroad executive, and a philanthropist. He graduated from East Tennessee University in 1846 and married Isabella White, daughter of Hugh White. She died in 1848 and in 1857 he married her sister Cornelia. McGhee was involved in the growth of railroads in the South, and had coal and iron interests. He was on the Board of Trustees of the University of...
Dates: 1857-1907

Dungan St. John Mill, Watauga, Tenn. 

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.043
Scope and Contents Dungan St. John Mill, Watauga, Tenn., Carter County, Tenn. . Mill established in 1778 by Jeremiah Dungan; operated by the St. John family after 1866. Brochure from the Tennessee Bicentennial 1996
Dates: 1996

George F. Barber plans for the William Peters residence and one drawing for the Peters & Bradley Mill. Gift of Chester Kilgore. (architectural plans)

 Collection
Identifier: APD 0033
Scope and Contents 1. One blueline plan of Peters & Bradley Mill Company, Storage Bin addition. 20.75 x 23” dated 3/14/11 2. Six blueprint sheets for the Mr. Will Peters [residence] (now 1319 Grainger Avenue), Knoxville, Tenn. By George F. Barber & Co., Architects. (removed from wooden dowel): front elevation, left side elevation (Both 19.75 x 14”); first floor plan, second floor plan, roof plan, foundation plan (all 20 x 15.5”). 3. On architect’s tracing paper, house detail. 2 sheets (60 x 47”). One...
Dates: 1880s; 1911

George Peters glass plate negatives

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.011
Scope and Contents 133 5”x7” images, nearly all images are transparencies sandwiched between two glass plates taped together. Views include primarily nature and landscape scenes, a few still life compositions, and several portraits of unidentified people. Includes views of the Peters & Bradley Mill located off Broadway along First Creek. Very few labeled.
Dates: early 1900s

Hall Brothers Collection (Fordtown, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0585
Scope and Contents Hall Brothers Collection (Fordtown, Tenn) Hall’s Mills, Manufacturers of Flour, Meal, and Feed, Hall Brothers (A. S. Hall and E. M. Hall) Fordtown, Tenn. Catalogs, brochures, ephemera, letterheads, ca. 1910- ca. 1940.
Dates: 1910-1940

Irvin (“Mike” ) S. Saxton photographs. [Saxton] Family Photographs, Knoxville, Tenn. Negatives and copy prints.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.033
Scope and Contents Copy photographs made from nitrate negatives. Prints made from original negatives before freezing. Original book holding the negatives also contained a descriptive key, which did not match contents by arrangement. Pictures taken by Irvin (“Mike”) S. Saxton (see Baker-Himel School catalog, 1905-1906). Subjects include: Baker-Himel School, Knoxville, Bristol, Elizabethton Courthouse, residential int. & ext., high school sports, and Knoxville Lumber Company saw mill, Saxton & Company...
Dates: 1905-1910

John N. Fain Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0084
Scope and Contents Collection of Fain family papers from East Tennessee. Includes: diaries of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain (1816-1892), dating from 1834 to 1892; military papers of Richard G. Fain; papers from the Mossy Creek Cotton Mill, 1862-1879; account books, Bible entries for Fain and Anderson families; photographs; almanacs; recipes; slaves to Liberia (folder 31); Rhea family genealogy; Elizabeth Rhea Anderson diary; Hiram Fain diary; patent medicine circulars; ephemera. 11 boxes of processed material....
Dates: 1816-1892

Kodak Milling Co., Kodak, Tenn. Marvel Bolted White Plain Flour (paper bag, 10 lbs.); Marvel Feed Bag (cloth 100 lbs.). (artifacts)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2017.004
Scope and Contents Kodak Milling Co., Kodak, Tenn. Marvel Bolted White Plain Flour (paper bag, 10 lbs  (paper bag 10 x 18 inches flat)); Marvel Feed Sack (cloth sack, 100 lbs, 22.75 x 39 inches flat). Artifacts. + three color printed cards ( two Kodak Milling Company; one the H. N. Underwood Barn).
Dates: undated

Lyons Mill

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2001.002
Scope and Contents “Lyons Mill, 100 years old.” 4.4x7” sepia toned photograph of mill with water wheel, mounted on yellow board. Right side of photograph is faded. Back side of mounting has printed list of “Views In And About Knoxville.” 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1910

Old Carter Mill poem

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.093
Scope and Contents One page with poem “Old Carter Mill” by Doyle Vaden. Signed “To Paul and Linda!! Doyle Vaden” Seal in bottom left corner: “Save the Mill Series. Limited Edition Collection. Carter Mill by Doyle Vaden 1973 Knox County Tenn.”
Dates: 1978

“Old Carter Mill” poem by Doyle Vaden, 1978.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.132
Scope and Contents Printed poem “Old Carter Mill” illustrated with photograph of mill by Doyle Vaden, copyright 1978. Signed by Doyle Vaden. 1 pc. + brochure entitled “The Art of Saving” re: Carter Mill and Doyle Vaden. 1 pc.
Dates: 1978

Sawyers and McBee Family Papers (Gift of Charles R. McBee and Betty McBee Sloan).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0387
Scope and Contents Sawyers and McBee Family Papers, gift of Charles R. McBee & Betty McBee Sloan. Collection contains papers of William Sawyers, Justice of the Peace, Knox County. Papers (1785-1899) mention slaves by name, bills of sale & judgments re: slaves, land transfers & claims, deeds, Joseph White will, Bible Society circulars, the Steamboat Knoxville, Thomas Graham Creek War certificate of service, Strawberry Plains, Grainger, Blount, and Madison Counties, Civil War letters and letters written...
Dates: 1785-1899

Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) Collection (Gift of Michael LaForest).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0828
Scope and Contents The Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) Collection contains items related to old mills across the United States and some parts of Canada, and includes slides, photographs, lists, newspaper clippings, magazine and journal articles, and publications. Donor Michael LaForest was a founder of Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM) and the editor of its publication for many years. A black notebook has details about the mill locations and other information re: slides &...
Dates: 1816-2005

W. J. Savage Company Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0185
Scope and Contents Two notebooks, covering the years 1885-1950 (#1) and 1950-1979 (#2) on the history and working of the W. J. Savage Company of Knoxville, Tenn. The notebooks contain a history of the company (prepared by Ruth Stevens), photographs, brochures for products, and copies of plans for various projects (which illustrate projects worked on by donor Gus Ellis). The notebooks were originally prepared by Mr. Ellis for his sons, Ray and John Douglas Ellis. The W. J. Savage Company produced mill and mine...
Dates: 1885-1979