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East Tennessee Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3948
Overview

This collection includes three postcards depicting places in East Tennessee. The first, used in 1909, depicts a photograph of a hotel in Lea's Springs and was printed by Earle Harrison on Knoxville. The second, used in 1911, depicts a drawing of Knoxville in 1793. The third, used in 1912, depicts coke ovens in Lafollette. Each postcard has been used and includes a message on the back side of the postcard.

Dates: 1909 August 12-1912 August 29

University of Illinois Geological Survey Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2079
Abstract

This collection houses aerial photographs of various locations in East Tennessee produced by the University of Illinois Geological Survey between 1938 and 1942. Most of the images depict Bledsoe, Campbell, and Hamilton counties.

Dates: 1938-1942

Wiley L. Morgan Newspaper Article

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0378
Abstract

The collection consists of one typescript article submitted to the Chicago Record-Herald, written by Wiley L. Morgan, about the marked longevity of citizens living in Campbell County, Tennessee. The piece is accompanied by a letter of rejection from the editor dated March 10, 1902.

Dates: 1902 March 6, 10

William Houston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0496
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from October 13, 1843 written by William Houston to send to his brother-in-law Thomas Wier of Jacksboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 October 13

William Stephen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0497
Abstract

This document is a letter written from William Stephen in Clinton, Tennessee to Major John Phillips in Jacksboro, Tennessee on June 9, 1828. In the letter, Stephen discusses his ability to make whiskey from extra corn he has and will acquire.

Dates: 1828 June 9