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T. M. Schleier Panoramic Photograph of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1803

This collection houses a four piece panoramic photograph of Knoxville, Tennessee taken by T. M. Schleier in 1865 and John S. Van Gilder's 1936 manuscript identifying each of the objects shown.

Dates

  • 1865, 1936 December 2

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a four piece panoramic photograph of Knoxville, Tennessee taken by T. M. Schleier in 1865 and John S. Van Gilder's 1936 manuscript identifying each of the objects shown.

Biographical/Historical Note

Theodore M. Schleier was born on April 20, 1832 in Prussia. He married Caroline E. Knaffl on April 5, 1862, and the couple had one daughter, Matilda W. Schleier was a professional photographer and worked in a number of locations in the southeastern United States, including Nashville (from about 1859 to 1869) and Knoxville (from about 1870 to 1890). He and his family eventually settled in New York City, where Schleier died on December 13, 1908.

John Somers Van Gilder was born on February 7, 1892 in Tennessee and died in June of 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This photograph is the property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480