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Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3885
Abstract

This collection consists of a pamphlet titled Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains. The pamphlet describes development of the Alcoa Aluminum Company's hydroelectric plants in the Smoky Mountains. Also included are two photographs, one of the Cheoah Development and one of the Narrows created by the Calderwood Dam.

Dates: 1966 July

Blount County Surveys

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1409
Abstract

These two surveys were performed on behalf of Jacob and Margaret Thomas of Blount County, Tennessee. Each document includes a chart of markers and distances, a scale drawing of the plot, and a written description of the survey. Surveyor General Robert Wear certified both surveys on February 29, 1808.

Dates: 1807 June 21-July 23

Blount County (Tenn.) Textbook List

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2847
Abstract

This collection consists of a list of textbooks approved for use in the Blount County public schools, under Robert Walker, superintendent. The paper also contains handwritten notes relating to anatomy.

Dates: 1894 March 15

Brief History of Tapoco and the Great Smoky Country

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3884
Abstract

This pamphlet by J. Elmer Housley covers the history of Tapoco, Inc., a subsidiary of the Aluminum Company of America, and its developments in the Appalachian Mountains from 1910 to 1945. It also discusses the terrain of the Appalachian Mountains, as well as the history of the area beginning in 1540.

Dates: 1957 July

Charles T. Cates Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1403
Abstract

This ledger documents the accounts of Maryville lawyer Charles T. Cates between 1866 and 1876. In each record, Cates lists the name of his client, describes the services he performed, and indicates how much he charged. An index (arranged by the client's last name) appears on the first few pages of the book.

Dates: 1866 May-1876 October 12

Grindstaff's School-House Charter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0028
Abstract

The hand-written document from 1881 is a charter for Grindstaff’s School-House in Blount County, TN. Signed by the Secretary of State for Tennessee, David A. Nunn (1833-1918), the charter or legal contract between “The Corporation” and the school-house detailed the rules and regulations of their cooperation.

Dates: 1881 April 25-May 2

John W. Cates Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0610
Abstract

This collection includes two account books of Dr. John W. Cates. The first book dates from July 1863 to April 1865. The second book dates from September 1878 to October 1881.

Dates: 1863 July-1865 April, 1878 September-1881 October

Johnson Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3323
Abstract

This collection houses nine letters written to and from members of the Johnson family of Blount County, Tennessee between 1884 and 1888. Among the topics discussed are farm work, prices of livestock and crops, illnesses, travel, the children's education, and other aspects of family life.

Dates: 1884-1888

Kinzel Springs Union Church Sunday School Minutes

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Identifier: MS-1246
Abstract

The weekly minutes of Kinzel Springs Union Church's Sunday School in Blount County, Tennessee from 1912 to 1916.

Dates: 1912 June 23-1916 September 10

Nina Cunningham Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1400
Abstract

Nina Cunningham of Maryville, Tennessee kept this diary between 1886 and 1899. In it, she describes her time as a student at Maryville College in addition to family and social events.

Dates: 1886 July 30-1899 March 13

Rhea Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1807-1931

Richard M. Saffell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1333
Abstract

A collection of letters between various members of the Saffell and Bogle families largely documenting their experiences during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters to and from Sam and Dick Saffell describing their service with the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1837 April 18-1889 December 25

Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2218
Abstract

The Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book, 1840-1885, contains the records of both the 20th Regiment of the Tennessee Militia in Blount County (1840-1854) and the business of Gamble in Maryville (1870-1885).

Dates: 1840-1885

William Harris Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1413
Abstract

This document, signed by Governor Willie Blount on August 6, 1812, grants a parcel of land in Blount County to William Harris. It includes a detailed table and map showing the tract's exact location.

Dates: 1812 August 6