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Albert Emil Staub Certificate and Photographs

Identifier: MS-1339

This collection consists primarily of a Testimonial of Service that the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company presented to Albert Emil Staub when he retired on December 31, 1947 after 43 years of service. Also included are five snapshots of Staub and his wife, a clipping from the L & N Magazine, and a service book from Staub's funeral.

Dates: 1948 March 2

Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Ephemera

Artificial collection of ephemera items related to the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains, and more.

Dates: 1800-2012

George Stuart Letters

Identifier: MS-1150

This collection consists of three letters written between 1846-1855 by George Stuart to his wife, Margaret, while traveling to Nashville, Tennessee, and Lynchburg, Virginia, on railroad business. He includes in the letters information on his travel details, people he visits, and his health.

Dates: 1846-1855

J. K. Spence Railroad Passes

Identifier: MS-1051

This collection consists of two railroad passes issued to Rev. J. K. Spence. One pass was created by the Memphis & Charleston Rail Road Co. and the other comes from the East Tennessee, Virginia, & Georgia Railway System.

Dates: 1869-1893

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Jellico Expansion Records

Identifier: MS-0140

This collection consists of a booklet, correspondence, and geographical maps of the Tuckahoe Iron Property and Industrial Site, located in East Tennessee. These materials are dated from the early 1900s through 1902 and relate to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company's attempt to expand from La Follette, Tennessee to Jellico, Tennessee.

Dates: 1900-1902

Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company Employee Pay Records

Identifier: MS-1113

This collection houses payroll records documenting the employees of the L&N station in Knoxville, Tennessee from 1909 to 1954.

Dates: 1909 November-1954 January

Railroad Records Collection and Addendum

Identifier: MS-1108

This collection houses a wide array of items documenting railroads in the Southeast, including published rules and regulations, commodity tariff schedules and classification lists, passenger timetables and rate schedules, and miscellaneous items and memorabilia. Most of the material relates to the Southern Railway System and the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

Dates: 1879-1983

Sam Tate Letter

Identifier: MS-1056

This collection contains one letter written by Samuel Tate to an associate by the last name Gill about the Memphis and Charleston Railroad.

Dates: 1860

Tennessee Centennial Exposition Photographs

Identifier: MS-1835
Abstract This collection consists of twenty-three mounted photographs of the Georgia Railroad Exhibition at the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition. In addition to images of the Georgia Railroad exhibit, there are also images of the Railways building, cotton exhibits, the North Carolina exhibit, and the gold exhibit. Some photographs show the Terminal Building, where the railway exhibits were hosted. The photos showcase the vast array of items on display at the exposition as well as the number of...
Dates: 1897