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Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1888
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.

Dates: 1870-1991

Alex Haley Research Regarding Tennessee Anecdotal History

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0420
Abstract Alex Haley, Anne Klebenow, and a number of student researchers collected these anecdotes about Tennessee history during their work on 200 Years through 200 Stories: A Tennessee Bicentennial Collection (1996). Among the topics covered are the Bell Witch, the beginning of the Ku Klux Klan, the Scopes Trial, and the Civil War. The first part of the collection houses files that the team used to compile the final edition of their book. It is followed by materials documenting notable personalities...
Dates: circa 1986-circa 1996

Alfred E. Waldo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3184
Abstract

A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.

Dates: 1863 October 26

Alfred Gruber Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3269
Abstract

Alfred Gruber wrote this letter to his father, Joseph Gruber, from Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 18, 1865. In it, he discusses the aftermath of the war in Chattanooga and wonders whether he should accept the government's offer of a bounty in exchange for five years of service.

Dates: 1865 July 18

Alice Bass Luttrell Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0460
Abstract

This collection consists of a Xerox copy of Alice Bass Luttrell’s memoir. The memoir traces the family history from the immigration of Joseph Phillips from Wales in the mid-18th century to Luttrell's personal child remembrances. In addition to the manuscript, also available are photocopied selections of music.

Dates: 1955

Alice Clement Love Letters

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Identifier: MS-2850
Abstract

This collection consists of fourteen love letters written by Alice Clement to her husband Reverend Andrew E. Clement of Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1912 September 17-1914 March 9

Allen J. Clifton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2964
Abstract

In this letter to his mother (written near Knoxville, Tennessee), Allen Clifton reports on his unit's position and supplies, describes the weather, mentions that he is in good health, inquires about the health and doings of family members and friends, and asks for some postage stamps. He also asks about the returned veterans and solicits his mother's opinion of his decision not to re-enlist.

Dates: 1864 February 20

Alonzo Frink Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2212
Abstract

In twenty letters between 1863 and 1864, Alonzo Frink, a Union soldier with the 32nd Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Company B, describes camp life and news of military successes in the Civil War to his wife Emily in Mason City, Iowa. The letters from early 1863 were written from Fort Pillow in Lauderdale County, Tenn., while those from the second half of the year were from Columbus, Ky.

Dates: 1863-1864

Alpheus M. Beebe Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3837
Abstract

A single document from Headquarters Department of Tennessee, dated August 13, 1865, appointing Major Alpheus M. Beebe (spelled Beebee on the document) an administering officer for the amnesty oath in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 August 13

Amos Guthrie Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2942
Abstract

This collection houses a letter from Civil War soldier Amos Guthrie, stationed in Knoxville, Tennessee, to his father in New Rumley Township, Ohio. It consists primarily of invectives against Copperheads.

Dates: 1864 March 19

Amos Guthrie Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2945
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by Amos Guthrie to his father in New Rumley Township, Ohio. Guthrie was stationed in Knoxville, Tennessee. He attacks Copperheads and gives a rather detailed account about washday and the condition of his socks.

Dates: 1864 March 30

Amos Guthrie Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2946
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by Amos Guthrie from U. S. General Hospital No. 2, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 July 14

Amos Guthrie Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3171
Abstract

These five letters, composed in April 1864 in Knoxville, Tennessee, are written by Amos Guthrie (then serving with the U. S. Signal Corps) to his father and sister in Ohio. They discuss life in Knoxville as well as troop movements in the area.

Dates: 1864 April 9-29

Amos W. Kibbee Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3084
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated August 18, 1862, from Amos W. Kibbee in Jackson, Tennessee to his cousin Hattie A. Tuttle in Concord, Ohio. Amos discusses his opinions of the military, the hardships of his battle-scarred unit, and the potential of freed slaves.

Dates: 1862 August 18

Amy L. Atchison Collection of Civil War Muster Rolls

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2939
Abstract

This collection consists of thirteen Muster Rolls from Company G, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry, signed between October 1862 and February 1865, and eighteen confederate and Civil War-era state banknotes.

Dates: 1862 October-1865 February, undated

Andrew Holt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0007
Abstract

This collection houses publications, drafts, official papers, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials documenting Andrew Holt's military service, tenure as President of the National Education Association, and term as President of the University of Tennessee. Issues Holt dealt with at U.T. include academic freedom, athletics, integration, U.T. Martin, student life, and finances.

Dates: 1943-1970

Andrew J. Herndon Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4009
Abstract

Written on August 14, 1862, Andrew J. Herndon writes a letter to his mother and sister from "camp near Tazwell [sic]" about life in the Army camp in Tennessee. He writes about his regiment having to march and asks how his family is doing. He also tells both his mother and sister to direct their letters to Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1862 August 14

Andrew J. Stephens Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2781
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by Stephens to Miss M. J. Brakebill of Knoxville, Tenn., on July 29, 1864. Postmarked from Loudon, Tenn. and written from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the letter discusses the effect of the Civil War on Stephens. He mentions that he believes that "E. Tenn. will be releaved [sic] in a short time."

Dates: 1864 July 29

Andrew Jackson Indenture Agreement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1137
Abstract

This collection consists of a single document from May 17, 1798 detailing a land speculation indenture agreement between Andrew Jackson, Pierce Butler, and David Allison.

Dates: 1798 May 17

Andrew Johnson Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3557
Abstract

This circular, entitled Appeal to the People of Tennessee, begins with a brief history of Tennessee's recent history that leads to Johnson announcing his appointment as military governor of the state. Within this role, he invites the citizens to support his government appointments until an election can be held, and promises amnesty for all who yield to the authority of the national government. He assures them that there will be no vindictive prosecutions.

Dates: 1862 March 18

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 169
Tennessee -- History. 81
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 12
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 12
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 11
Tennessee -- Commerce. 11
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 9
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Correspondence. 7
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 7
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 7
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 7
Tennessee -- Religion. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 7
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 6
Governors -- Tennessee. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Slavery -- Tennessee 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 5
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 5
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Account books -- Tennessee. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Cherokee Indians -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Court records -- Tennessee. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Dickson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Education -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Politicians -- Tennessee. 3
Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- Description and travel. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 3
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 3
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 3
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