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Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Government Charter Commission Records

Identifier: MS-0827

This collection houses records documenting an attempt to consolidate Knoxville and Knox County in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Dates: 1947-1959

Peter Staub Letter

Identifier: MS-0979

This collection houses a letter written by Peter Staub, then the mayor of Knoxville, to the Trustees of East Tennessee University in reference to Knoxville's inability to collect outstanding taxes.

Dates: 1875 August 26

Peter Staub Letter

Identifier: MS-0236

This collection contains a letter written to then Mayor Peter Staub of Knoxville, Tennessee, by a group of Knoxville citizens on May 20, 1875. The letter concerns their dissatisfaction with a new hog law in which hogs must be penned up. In the letter, the authors threaten to burn down Staub’s home and anyone inside should the law be enforced.

Dates: 1875 May 20

The Watchdog Newsletter Collection

Identifier: MS-3963

This collection contains nine issues of The Watchdog from 1975-1981 printed in Knoxville, Tennessee, by Cas Walker.

Dates: 1975 June 5-1981 November 26

William G. Swan Broadside

Identifier: MS-3621

William G. Swan published this broadside to assure voters that he was a candidate for the Second Judicial Circuit. He was not able to actively campaign because he had been home with his dying brother, and he couldn’t announce in the local political papers because he wasn’t friends with either editor, hence this broadside.

Dates: 1857 August 10

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