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Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Crockett Celebration--Planning for the 200th Anniversary of the Marriage of Davy Crockett and Polly Findley.

Identifier: Ephemera 2017.016
Scope and Contents

Crockett Celebration--Planning for the 200th Anniversary of the Marriage of Davy Crockett and Polly Findley. Also included is a play to celebrate the anniversary of the wedding.

Dates: 2006

Crockett Family Reunion Ephemera 2004.

Identifier: Ephemera 2009.011
Scope and Contents

Crockett Family Reunion ephemera 2004

Dates: 2004

F. W. Taylor Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0239
Scope and Contents F.W. Taylor family papers, including: estate settlement papers of L. D. Franklin (n.d., 1841-1878); Graham family papers; Miller and Taylor family history; cabinet card of David Crockett; Treaty of Dumplin Creek program; Marshall J. Hughes patent papers, 1886; land grants and deeds, mostly in Grainger, Cocke, and Jefferson Counties, Tenn, n.d., 1795-1854 (some signed by William Carroll, Jos. McMinn, and President Franklin Pierce). Photocopies of land records are in folder 38; the donor kept...
Dates: 1841-1878

Isaac N. Jones letter to Mrs. David Crockett, 1836.

Identifier: MM.1981.133
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Typed copy of 1836 letter from Isaac N. Jones, Lost Prairie, Ark., to Mrs. David Crockett. 3 pp. Typed copy on U. S. Senate letterhead. “From the Jackson, Tenn. Truth Teller.” Re: sympathy in the death of Col. David Crockett, returns watch Jones purchased from Crockett.

Dates: 1836

James S. Meek letter to Lemuel McBee, May 29, 1835.

Identifier: MM.2018.004
Scope and Contents

Letter from James S. Meek, Caldwell County, Ky, (postmarked Princeton, Ky.), to Lemuel McBee, Newmarket (New Market), Jefferson County, Tenn. May 29, 1835. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Family news, growing and selling tobacco, U. S. Bank and bank charter, Judge White is the peoples’ candidate, caucus of nine members of Congress and David Crockett, the great coonkiller of the west, politics, let me know the price of Negroes there, wish to buy one or two negroes,

Dates: 1835

Michael Lofaro Collection

Identifier: MSC 0959
Scope and Contents

A collection of books and other ephemera kept by University of Tennessee, Knoxville English professor and writer Michael Lofaro (1948- ). The collection emphasizes Lofaro’s interest in pioneer, Davy Crockett and the works of novelist, James Agee. Collection includes 7 posters, 6 hardcover books, 5 comic books, 2 photos, 8 first day covers, 1 tobacco card, and a merchandising manual/press book.

Dates: 1950 - 2005

Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett

Identifier: SPC 2016.003
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David Crockett Born at Limestone Aug. 17, 1786. McCrary & Branson. Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett. On back: McCrary & Branson Photograph & Portrait Artists. No. 130 Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn. 4.25 x 6.5” 1 pc.

Dates: undated

Rogers Cemetery Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.098
Scope and Contents

Five color photographs of Rogers Cemetery in Rogersville, Hawkins County (Tenn.)

Burial place of Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) and Mary Amis Rogers (1768-1833); David Crockett (1729-1777) and Elizabeth Crockett (1730-1777) - Davy Crockett’s grandparents killed by Native Americans

Dates: unknown