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This two-act satire, entitled "A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress," is narrated by Poor Richard and stars a young man named Yankee Doodle. It begins in 1775 on Sir Lott of Pott's Virginia plantation and goes on to depict portions of the Revolutionary War and the hardships of life (particularly those faced by women and African-Americans) in early America.
The collection consists of one record book with the lineage records of the members of the James White Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The records are dated up to June 3, 1929.
This collection consists of an incomplete letter dated June 2, 1796 from George Washington to Gov. William Blount and a Masonic Medal given to James H. Grant by Washington.
This document is a typed copy of a letter that James Sevier wrote to L. C. Draper on August 19, 1839. In it, Sevier discusses his and his father's service on the Appalachian frontier during the Revolutionary War, where they fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain and in several smaller campaigns against the Cherokee. He also briefly recounts conflicts between Native Americans and white people in the decade following the American victory.
This collection is a personal account of Michael Woods Trimble. Written in 1860, the report recounts Trimble's ancestry and family stories.
This collection houses syllabi and course materials, administrative files, scholarly papers, and correspondence documenting Dr. Milton M. Klein's teaching and research into colonial and Revolutionary America.
This collection consists of a handwritten land grant dated July 10, 1788 from the state of North Carolina to George Doherty for 5,000 acres in Giles County (now in Tennessee) on Richland Creek.
This collection consists of material relating to the Rhea family of Sullivan County, Tennessee and covers the time period 1807-1931. Contained within the collection are Civil War-era records, John Rhea's financial transactions, Sons of Temperance financial transactions, material on Samuel Rhea's missionary trips to Persia, and John Rhea's correspondence. Also are included are Rhea genealogical material and various church records.
This is a list compiled by Snyder E. Roberts of the Revolutionary War soldiers that lived in Anderson County, TN at some point in their lives. The author compiled this list based on research from several sources.
The Susie Gentry Papers, ca. 1908-1985, is a series of letters and genealogical records about Tennessee soldiers of the War of 1812 (and of the Revolutionary War) and their descendents. It contains 38 items, mostly from the 1910's, including letters, a ledger, and family lines.
This index, titled The Tennessee Bee-hive, or Early (1778-1791) North Carolina Land Grants in the Volunteer State, lists the names of 3,151 Revolutionary War soldiers who received land grants in Tennessee as a reward for their military service. A preface describes where this information was found and outlines some of the features of American westward migration.
This collection of writings by Katherine Keogh White includes one bound typed manuscript titled “The Battle of King’s Mountain,” a published bound book with uncut pages titled The King's Mountain Men (1924), and two pages of notes on the order of pagination of the manuscripts.
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
- Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 3
- United States -- History -- War of 1812. 2
- Anderson County (Tenn.) 1
- Anderson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Authors, American. 1
- Blount County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Cherokee Indians. 1
- Cotton trade -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution -- History. 1
- Genealogy. 1
- Giles County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Haywood County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1750-1815. 1
- King's Mountain, Battle of, S.C., 1780. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 1
- Land tenure -- North Carolina. 1
- Legal correspondence. 1
- Military pensions -- United States. 1
- Missionaries, American. 1
- New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence. 1
- Presidents -- United States. 1
- Slavery -- Southern States -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee 1
- Sullivan County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources. 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Registers. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775. 1
- United States. Congress -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 1
- Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 1
- Women -- Southern States -- History. 1
- Women authors, American. 1 ∧ less