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Archibald D. Paul Diaries

Identifier: MS-1081

This collection consists of two handwritten diaries belonging to Archibald D. Paul with daily recordings of his activity on his farm between 1834 and 1864.

Dates: 1834-1864

Civil Rights Collection

Identifier: MS-0334
Abstract The Civil Rights Collection brings together papers and publications from individuals and organizations, as well as over fifty hours of taped interviews with civil rights participants. Individuals include Charles Haynie, Buford Posey, Sidney Redmond, Walter and Elizabeth Rogers, and Claude Williams, among others. Organizations include ACLU, CORE, SCEF, SRC, and several others. The collection includes a wealth of pamphlets, organized by topic, and newsletters, organized by title. Documents...
Dates: 1910-1979

E. P. Nelson Diary

Identifier: MS-1362

This diary was written by E. P. Nelson from January to August 1871, with financial records in the first few pages from 1858 to 1860.

Dates: 1858-1860, 1871

East Tennessee Farmer's Convention Program and Proceedings

Identifier: MS-0633

This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.

Dates: 1872, 1920-1928, 1937, 1939-1941

East Tennessee Farmers’ Convention Programs and Minutes

Identifier: AR-0504
Abstract This collection houses minutes and programs documenting the yearly meetings of the East Tennessee Farmers' Convention held at the University of Tennessee. Files for many of the earlier years contain full transcriptions of lectures and question-and-answer sessions; for the later years (after 1950), only the program of events survives. This collection also houses two scrapbooks of newspaper articles about the annual convention, a small set of black-and-white photographs of attendees in various...
Dates: 1872-1996

George A. Nelson Letter

Identifier: MS-0849

In this letter to his brother, James R. Nelson, George Nelson writes that he received the money James sent and has used it to pay a man to whom he owed money for land. Nelson goes on to report that he has just finished planting his corn and that there have been a number of fires in the area, including one that caused between $5,000 and $6,000 of damage. He closes by sending his love to his family and imploring his brother to write soon.

Dates: 1856 April 18

J. Fain Anderson Letter

Identifier: MS-1218

In this letter to his son, William Montgomery Anderson, J. Fain Anderson discusses the history of several schools (specifically Tusculum College and Washington College), warns against eating certain berries, gives his opinions on the Farmers' Convention, and relates family news (primarily about Henry Wheeler Anderson).

Dates: 1904 May 28

Jacob L. Thomas Private Herd Register

Identifier: MS-1223

This register, belonging to Jacob L. Thomas, contains the records for 44 Jersey cows. It begins by listing each one with its birth date, sire, and dam. After many blank pages, it gives Butter Test records for each cow, and after many more blank pages it ends with their pedigree charts.

Dates: 1882 August 20-1897 June 15

Lucius Polk Brown Collection

Identifier: MS-0252

This collection contains correspondence, record books, memoranda, printed material, and other records concerning the Spring Hill and Melrose plantations from 1856 to 1898.

Dates: 1856-1903

Mary K. Barden Photograph Album

Identifier: MS-3770

This collection is the photograph album of Mary K. Barden. These are photographs of rural farmers, teachers, and missionaries in Tennessee from 1915 to 1925. These pictures were taken in Hartford, Tennessee and its surrounding areas.

Dates: 1915-1925

Thomas Franklin Joyce Papers

Identifier: MS-1236

This collection consists of the farm records and other agricultural-related items of Thomas Franklin Joyce who owned and operated two farms in Winchester, Tennessee for a period of nearly four decades.

Dates: 1934-1976

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