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A Skin Game Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3122
Abstract

This collection houses one photograph, titled "A Skin Game," depicting three African-American men playing (and humorously cheating at) a game of poker. Information printed on the photograph itself reads "Copyright 1896 by Knaffl & Bro, Knoxville, Tenn."

Dates: 1896

A. Stael Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2843
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from A. Stael, dated December 29, 1819. The letter was written in French.

Dates: 1819 December 29

"A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress"

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Identifier: MS-0867
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

"A Trust Indenture Establishing The Joint University Libraries"

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Identifier: MS-1523
Abstract

This trust indenture from Nashville, Tennessee established the Joint University Libraries on December 28, 1938 which included Vanderbilt University, George Peabody College for Teachers, and Scarritt College for Christian Workers.

Dates: 1938 December 28

"A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains"

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Identifier: MS-3395
Abstract Robert Harding Whittaker submitted this thesis, entitled "A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains" on August 4, 1948 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology at the University of Illinois-Urbana. In it, he analyzes the structures and patterning of plant communities in a region largely untouched by human interruptions: the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Whittaker focuses on a new analytical approach to the ecological study...
Dates: 1948 August 4

A. W. Judd Stereographs

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Identifier: MS-1661
Abstract

This collection consists of nine undated stereographs published by A. W. Judd. Many of the images show Moffat, Tennessee and Sewanee, Tennessee, including the University of the South and Beersheba Springs. The remainder of the stereographs show unidentified subjects.

Dates: undated

A Walk in the Spring Rain Original Screenplay

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Identifier: MS-3855
Abstract

This collection contains the original screenplay for the 1970 film A Walk in the Spring Rain, directed by Guy Green. The film was apapted from Rachel Maddux's 1966 novel of the same name by screenwriter Stirling Silliphant and starred actors Anthony Quinn and Ingrid Bergman. The film was shot on location in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dates: 1970

A.A. Taylor Report on Pensions for East Tennesseans

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Identifier: MS-3604
Abstract This three-page leaflet presents the text from Alfred A. Taylor's report to the 51st U.S. House of Representatives, to accompany H.R. 13424. It calls for pensions to be provided for the survivors and widows of the group who successfully burned bridges around Knoxville in November of 1861. To justify this request, Taylor recounted the plans and results of that event and then referred to H.R. 7051 that had established pensions for men who had failed in their attempt to burn bridges around...
Dates: circa 1891

Aaron Eley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3535
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Aaron Eley to his father, dated April 20, 1863. The letter describes Eley's unit's camp at the depot at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 April 20

Aaron J. Sharp Collection

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Identifier: MS-3780
Abstract The Aaron J. Sharp Collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee botany professor Aaron “Jack” Sharp, dated 1895-2006 (bulk 1928-1998). Dr. Sharp, a leading international authority on moss, also studied regional and international wildflowers, resulting in co-authoring the book Great Smoky Mountain Wildflowers, first published in 1961. Among his collection are botany course materials; botany journals and articles; field journals containing collected...
Dates: 1895-2006, undated [bulk 1928-1998]; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1998

Aaron V. Brown Letter to Peter Vroom

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Identifier: MS-2461
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Aaron V. Brown to Peter Vroom, August 24, 1842, written while Brown was serving his second term in the House of Representatives. In the letter, Brown discusses the current political situation in Washington before Congress breaks for summer recess.

Dates: 1842 August 24

Abigail F. W. Speer Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-1598
Abstract

This scrapbook of Abigail F. Willmarth Speer's contains an index for a history course as well as various news clippings about her husband, Rev. Samuel W. Speer, and his involvement in the field of female education.

Dates: 1838-1901

Abingdon Presbytery Extract of Minutes Regarding Reverend Andrew S. Morrison

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Identifier: MS-1788
Abstract

This extract from the Abingdon Presbytery's minutes indicates that the Reverend Andrew S. Morrison presented an extract from the Union Presbytery's minutes recording his dismissal from that organization and his instructions to attach himself to the Abingdon Presbytery. Upon presenting the document, Morrison was received as a member in good standing and invited to take his seat.

Dates: 1822 October 7

Abraham Lowry (Sullivan County, Tenn.) Tax Receipt

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Identifier: MS-2407
Abstract

Dated January 23, 1816, this tax receipt shows that Abraham Lowry of Sullivan County, Tenn., paid $239.44 for the Direct Tax of 1815.

Dates: 1816 January 23

Abraham Swaggerty Deposition

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Identifier: MS-0431
Abstract

In this deposition, Abraham Swaggerty testifies that he helped to survey 675 acres of land that the State of North Carolina granted to Robert Reed in 1787. This tract was included in a parcel that James Corbus and William Murphy disputed ownership of.

Dates: 1818 July 18

Absalom Arthur Kyle Papers

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Identifier: MS-0027
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, appointments, and other official documents related to Absalom Arthur Kyle and his son Hugh Graham Kyle. Hugh Graham Kyle was born on December 27th, 1849 to Absalom and Marry Anne in Rogersville, TN. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps and served as a judge and was a respected member of the Tennessee bar. He died on July 15th, 1927. There are also account books, private records of legal cases, and a cash book.

Dates: 1847-1914

Academic Advising Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0623
Abstract

This collection houses a 1977 newsletter for academic advisors at the University of Tennessee. It includes information about program name changes, changes in education law requirements, and changes in deans and other administrative personnel.

Dates: 1977 Spring

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1083
Abstract

This collection consists of a small handwritten account book with entries from 1827 through 1840 by an unknown author.

Dates: 1827-1840

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1583
Abstract

This collection consists of a single account book kept by an unidentified owner between 1855-1858.

Dates: 1855-1858

Account Books

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Identifier: MS-1445
Abstract

This folder houses three account books containing lists of financial transactions. The two smaller books have notes about Wm Co, the smaller with entries in $100 increments and the larger only half full. The largest book has entries about livestock, cotton, and other agricultural transactions.

Dates: 1849-1886

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 314
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 284
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 258
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 120
United States. Army. 99
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 97
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 96
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Tennessee -- History. 81
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 81
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 58
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 57
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 55
United States. Navy. 52
Correspondence. 51
Radiation -- Research. 50
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 49
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 48
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 44
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 43
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 41
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 39
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 38
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 37
Slavery -- Tennessee 35
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 34
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
Tennessee -- Commerce. 31
Account books -- Tennessee. 30
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 29
Authors, American -- 20th century. 28
United States. Air Force. 27
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 27
County courts -- Tennessee. 25
Motion pictures -- United States. 25
Photographs. 25
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 24
Legal documents -- Tennessee. 24
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 24
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 23
Account books. 22
Governors -- Tennessee. 22
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Land tenure -- Tennessee. 22
Legal documents -- United States. 22
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Tennessee -- Religion. 22
United States. Marine Corps. 22
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 22
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 21
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 21
Knoxville (Tenn.) 20
Broadsides 19
Education -- Tennessee. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 18
Land grants -- Tennessee. 18
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 17
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 17
World War, 1914-1918. 17
Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
Radiobiology. 16
Railroads -- Tennessee. 16
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 16
Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 16
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 16
Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 15
Screenplays 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
American literature -- 20th century. 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. Army. Air Corps. 14
College presidents -- Tennessee. 13
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 13
Politicians -- Tennessee. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sevier County (Tenn.). 13
Sheet music. 13
United States -- Description and travel. 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 13
Women -- Education -- Tennessee. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
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American Red Cross 2
Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2