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W.W. Gibson Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0226
Abstract

This collection contains three muster sheets of Company I, 11th Texas Cavalry, and four copies of letters written by W.W. Gibson to his significant other, Lizzie Crawford of Knoxville, TN. It is transcribed by C.L. Gibson of Knoxville, TN.

Dates: 1861-1863

Yazoo Land Deed

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3680
Abstract

This 1797 land deed concerns the land purchase of 20,000 acres of land surrounding a portion of the Tennessee River. The land indenture between the sellers, Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maher, and the buyer, John Sevier, details the portion of land that Sevier purchased.

Dates: 1797 September 2

Yee-Haw Industries Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3714
Abstract

This collection consists of event posters from in and around the Knoxville area from the 2000s created by Yee-Haw Industries. The topics of the events range from art, film, food, music, promotional events, special events, and theatre. The collection also contains magnesium alloy and linoleum letterpress printing plates which were used to create many of the event posters in the collection.

Dates: 1999-2015

Yorkville Philomathic Debating Club Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2892
Abstract This collection houses a ledger containing the constitution and minutes of the Philomathic Debating Club of Yorkville, Tennessee from 1879 and 1880. The issues debated during this period included "Resolved: That frequent indulgence in female society is beneficial to the young man," "Resolved: That money has more influence over man than woman has," "Resolved: That ambition has been productive of more good than evil", and "Resolved: That nature proves the existence of a God more than the...
Dates: 1879 April 18-1880 February 5

Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3777
Abstract

A scrapbook containing articles from the Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel concerning local branches of the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor (YPSCE). Walter C. Johnson, Sr., board member of the Knoxville branch, put the book together. The articles cover a variety of topics but mainly discuss the YPSCE convention held in Washington, DC in July 1896.

Dates: 1896

YWCA Tribute to Women Program

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0677
Abstract

This booklet (which includes a program of events, photographs and biographies of the honorees and judges, and information about the YWCA) documents the Tribute to Women ceremony that the YWCA held in Knoxville on November 2, 1995. University of Tennessee Chancellor Jack Reese served as Master of Ceremonies at the event.

Dates: 1995 November 2

Zack O. Ducksworth World War II Photographs

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Identifier: CSWS-0124
Abstract

Photographs from Zack O. Ducksworth's service during World War II. The images largely depict his time in France, showing the landscape, daily life, trenches, and destruction of enemy planes and forces. Portraits are also included.

Dates: circa 1943

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 306
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 299
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 290
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 274
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 246
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 121
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 114
United States. Army. 102
World War, 1939-1945. 101
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 91
Tennessee -- History. 77
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 76
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 75
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 72
United States. Navy. 60
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 58
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 55
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 53
Radiation -- Research. 51
Correspondence. 50
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 49
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 45
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 40
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 39
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
Slavery -- Tennessee 35
United States. Army Air Forces. 34
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
Account books -- Tennessee. 31
Tennessee -- Commerce. 30
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
Authors, American -- 20th century. 29
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 29
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 29
Motion pictures -- United States. 27
United States. Air Force. 27
Photographs. 25
County courts -- Tennessee. 24
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 24
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 24
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Tennessee -- Religion. 23
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 23
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 22
United States. Marine Corps. 22
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 22
Account books. 21
Knoxville (Tenn.) 21
Land tenure -- Tennessee. 21
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 21
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 20
Legal documents -- United States. 20
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 20
Broadsides 19
Education -- Tennessee. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
Legal documents -- Tennessee. 19
Land grants -- Tennessee. 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 18
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 17
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 17
World War, 1914-1918. 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 17
Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
Railroads -- Tennessee. 16
Screenplays 16
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 16
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 16
Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 15
Governors -- Tennessee. 15
Radiobiology. 15
Sheet music. 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
American literature -- 20th century. 14
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 14
Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 14
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 14
Tennessee, East -- History. 14
United States -- Description and travel. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
College presidents -- Tennessee. 13
Genealogy. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
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German 1
Slovenian 1