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Businesses

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

“Blue Circle: A Happy Place for Hungry People” by Jeff Stooksbury, in Burger Boy Magazine. Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 2001. “The Gilded Age of the Golden Arches,” Edwin Schlechter. Burger Boy Magazine, Winter 2002.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2003.006
Scope and Contents “Blue Circle: A Happy Place for Hungry People” by Jeff Stooksbury, in Burger Boy Magazine. Vol. 3, No. 9, Summer 2001. Restaurant started by Homer Longmire of Knoxville; first listed in 1932 Knoxville phone book at 614 Market Street. Also (photocopy added May 27, 2003): “The Gilded Age of the Golden Arches,” Edwin Schlechter. Burger Boy Magazine, Winter 2002. Re: Early McDonalds fast food restaurants.
Dates: 2001-2002

C. M. McClung & Co. painted wooden box.

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.006
Scope and Contents McClung Warehouse Grain Painted Box, 1874. C.M. McClung & Co. grain painted pine storage box, dated July-December 1874, with hook latch and old nail construction. 15" H x 24" W x 13-3/8" D. C. M. McClung & Co. was a hardware and agricultural implements business in Knoxville, Tenn., late 19th century. Condition: Some wear, mostly on back, and losses including approx. 7" break to front left edge. 
Dates: 1874

Charles McClung McGhee Papers.

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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

Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
Dates: 1889-1950

G. W. Churchwell letter book, 1836-1841.

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Identifier: MM.1981.005
Scope and Contents G. W. Churchwell letter book, 1836-1841. Knoxville, Tenn. 372 pp. Labeled Volume 2 (volume 1 not located). Includes copies of business correspondence to and from G. W. Churchwell or Churchwell & Reynolds, Knoxville, Tenn. Letters of special interest appear on pp. 85-87, 161, 343 and 347. 1 vol.
Dates: 1836-1841

Hugh Graham Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0020
Scope and Contents Hugh Graham (1784-1865) was born in Ireland and came to the United States in 1800. He married Catherine Nenney (1797-1883) of Jefferson County, Tenn. He was a merchant in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tenn. Papers include: personal letters and legal documents; one volume on the Kyle, Graham, and Nenney families by A A. Kyle; the bulk of the collection is business papers (accounts, bills, notes) of Nenney and Graham Company, the Chrisman and Stuarts Company of Tazewell, and others (most business...
Dates: 1805-1886

John S. Van Gilder Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0154
Scope and Contents One box of processed manuscripts: papers re: the business interests of John S. Van Gilder. Includes: Knoxville business letterheads, 1850s-1910s; Knoxville Leather Company papers; Knoxville, Tazewell & Jacksborough Turnpike Company; Knoxville Gas-Light Company; Knoxville City Water Company; Knoxville Street Railroad Company; Sneed - Morgan- Churchwell land as hospital site (fld. 5). 2nd box: includes published booklets by John S. Van Gilder; information on John Sevier and Samuel Czar...
Dates: 1850-1920

Joseph Jaques Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0015
Scope and Contents Papers of Joseph Jacques (1825-1885), railroad executive and business man. Born in England, lived in Virginia, then moved to Knoxville, where he worked as a riverboat captain. He was the depot agent for the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, and elected mayor of Knoxville in 1858. In 1862 he was superintendent of the Holston Salt and Plaster Company at Saltville, Va.. Returned to Knoxville in 1869 to serve as vice-president of the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad. Founded the...
Dates: 1851-1884

Knoxville Downtown Promenade Plaza rendering

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Identifier: APD 0034
Scope and Contents Rendering of Knoxville Downtown Promenade Plaza. Signed ‘Lay.’ Shows Spence Shoes, Kimball Jewelers, Woodruff’s, Holiday Shoes, Fowler Brothers, J.C. Penney Co., Federal Bakery, Kay Jewelers, The Knox, Cole Drugs, Olen Dollar Stores, Hall’s. Handwritten date on back 1/30/59. 22 x 16”
Dates: 1959

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

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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

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

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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

Stokely Brothers Papers, 1879-1912.

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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

Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company Collection.

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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

W. J. Savage Company Collection.

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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

William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn.

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Identifier: MSC 0308
Scope and Contents William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn. Photocopies. Two spiral bound volumes.
Dates: 1932-1940

William Swan Journal, 1840-1846.

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Identifier: MSC 0199
Scope and Contents Journal of William Swan, Knoxville, March 16, 1840-December 31, 1846. Includes personal, family, business, and farm information. Cover loose and received with tape on the spine. 1 volume.
Dates: 1840-1846