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Ada Larew Papers

Identifier: MS-0205

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1912 April 2–1963 August 18, undated

Albert Watt Hobt Papers

Identifier: MS-0332

The Albert Watt Hobt Papers consist of Hobt's collection of poems concerning sports. "Poetry of Sport" is a collection of works by many authors which Hobt hoped to incorporate into a volume of poetry praising sports and athletes.

Dates: 1930-1960

Alwin Thaler Papers

Identifier: MS-0327

The papers of Dr. Alwin Thaler consist of copy and notes used in the preparation of two books. One book was in co-editorship with Prof. Charles Mills Gayley. The book was Vol. IV of Gayley's "Representative English Comedies." The second book, whose galleys or printers proofs are in the collection, is Thaler's "Shakespeare and Democracy."

Dates: 1898-1962

Amazing Grace Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0350

This collection includes manuscripts and galley proof material with handwritten edits and notes for Amazing Grace by Robert Drake.

Dates: circa 1960

BBC Radio Cassette Tape on Knoxville

Identifier: MS-2525

This collection contains one cassette tape for the BBC Radio 3 program, "Knoxville: Summer of 1995," which was recorded October 3, 1995.

Dates: 1995 October 3

Ben Harris McClary Papers

Identifier: MS-2916

This collection consists of correspondence, publications, course materials, and other items documenting the education, life, and work of Ben Harris McClary and several of his close friends. Most materials date from between 1959 and 2001.

Dates: 1941-2001 (bulk 1959-2001)

Ben McClary Collection of James Agee

Identifier: MS-2625

This collection consists of Professor Ben McClary's collection of James Agee material. The collection includes books by and about Agee, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as original research and articles by McClary. Also included are memorial articles and correspondence about Father James Harold Flye.

Dates: 1961-1986

Captain William Robert Anderson Collection

Identifier: MS-3806

This collection contains material documenting the life and accomplishments of William Robert Anderson, Captain of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 during the Cold War and Tennessee Congressman in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Dates: 1910-2017; Majority of material found within 1957 - 2013

Cormac McCarthy Correspondence, 1976-1985

Identifier: MS-3762

The collection consists of letter correspondence between Cormac McCarthy and fellow writer John Fergus Ryan between the years of 1975 to 1986. The writers discussed their daily life, successes, and disappointments.

Dates: 1976-1985

Corneille McCarn Correspondence

Identifier: MS-2803

This collection containing 15 folders of letters to poet Corneille McCarn covers approximately 30 years of correspondence with McCarn family and friends.

Dates: 1909-1958 (1920-1929)

Darker Grows the Valley Collection

Identifier: MS-0006

This collection houses a corrected galley proof of Harry Harrison Kroll's novel Darker Grows the Valley.

Dates: circa 1947

David Madden Papers

Identifier: MS-0632

Collection contains manuscripts of plays and books written by David Madden, including play manuscripts, notes and rough drafts for several novels, early manuscripts, printer's copies, proofs, and other work related to Madden's publications.

Dates: circa 1960s-1970s

Durwood Dunn Collection

Identifier: MS-3937

This collection contains the papers of author and professor Durwood Dunn of Tennessee Wesleyan College. The collection includes copies of Dunn's scholarly work, historical research on the American Civil War, abolitionism, and the Appalachian region, and correspondence with coworkers, researchers, and friends. Items in the collection include copies of historical documents used for research, drafts of publications, and correspondence from the publishing process.

Dates: 1792 August 11-2013

Ethel Freytag Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MS-0986

This collection houses research and manuscripts that Ethel Freytag and Glena Kreis Ott used to write A History of Morgan County, Tennessee.

Dates: undated

Evelyn Scott Letter

Identifier: MS-1952

In this letter, Evelyn Scott informs Mr. Northwall (an admirer of her work in Chicago) that she has received his special delivery.

Dates: circa 1937

Evelyn Scott Papers

Identifier: MS-3667

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence between Evelyn Scott, her family, friends, and business associates written between 1948 and 1956. Also available are drafts of unpublished works including The Gravestones Wept and Evelyn Scott’s autobiography, Scott’s scrapbook, and a small collection of other personal papers.

Dates: 1766, 1928-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1948-1956

Fanny N. D. Murfree Collection Regarding Mary Noailles Murfree

Identifier: MS-0169

This collection houses newspaper clippings describing Mary Noailles Murfree and her work, lists of Murfree's books in U.T.'s library, a postcard depicting the Stones River Battlefield, a photograph of William Law Murfree's home in Nashville, and a typewritten manuscript entitled "Grantland Before the Civil War" by Fanny N. D. Murfree.

Dates: 1895 February 24-1945 August, undated

Ferol Frost Hubbs Genealogy Research

Identifier: MS-3925
Overview Collection contains three typewritten manuscripts collected or compiled by Ferol Frost Hubbs, a genealogist from Greeneville, Tennessee. Two items are histories of Tennessee families, "The Genealogy of Andrew Johnson, The Seventeenth President of the United States" (17 pages) and "The Genealogy of the John E. McGaughey Family of Atlanta, Georgia” (61 pages). The third is an index to a previously published work, Histories of Tennessee, and is 174 pages....
Dates: 1938 May-1958 November

Home to the Hermitage Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0011

The collection consists of three drafts of Home to the Hermitage by Alfred Leland Crabb. The novel is about AndrewJackson and his wife Rachel Jackson, near the end of her life at their home, the Hermitage.

Dates: undated

Hubbs-Frost and Allied Families Collection

Identifier: MS-1878

This collection houses research that Ferol Frost Hubbs (or FFH, as she refers to herself in her notes) conducted for her book, Hubbs-Frost and Allied Families (1973).

Dates: 1938-1973

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