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Jacob H. Bickley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3268
Abstract

Jacob H. Bickley wrote these three letters, dated 1863 December 14, 1864 January 13, and 1865 June 13, to his sister Martha Mattie Bickley in Ohio from the field in Tennessee. In them, he discusses his involvement in the Battle of Chattanooga and other military duties, family life, and his attempts to send money home.

Dates: 1863 December 14-1865 June 13

Jacob Rowland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James Agee and David McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1500
Abstract

Collection of material documenting the work of David McDowell especially as it relates to author James Agee. One portion of this collection houses material that McDowell gathered for his unfinished biography of Agee. The other portion contains items showing McDowell's career in the publishing industry.

Dates: 1932-1985

James Agee and James Agee Trust Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2730
Abstract The James Agee and James Agee Trust Collection, circa 1920-2003, contains materials belonging to James Agee, his family, and the James Agee Trust, which was established to protect the rights of his widow Mia and their three children. Material related to Agee himself includes an abundance of correspondence (with his wives, his mother Mrs. Erskine (Laura) Wright, and friends and co-workers, such as David McDowell, Charlie and Oona Chaplin, Robert Fitzgerald, Archibald Macleish, Walker Evans,...
Dates: circa 1920-2003

James Agee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3839
Abstract

Two letters written by James Agee to Henry Steig and Lincoln Kirstein.

Dates: 1941

James Agee Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3824
Abstract

This collection includes personal and professional material of James Agee's including correspondence, personal papers, literary manuscripts, screenplays, novels, and other publications as well as photographs and cassette readings of his works.

Dates: ca. 1920s-1990s, undated

James Agee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1998
Abstract This collection houses correspondence, notebooks that Agee kept during his travels to Alabama and Cuba, movie reviews, and such personal effects as drivers licenses from New York and California and a bank book from the West Side Savings Bank. Much of the correspondence was written between James Agee and his third wife, Mia (Fritsch) Agee, and between James Agee and his mother, Laura (Tyler) Agee Wright. ***Materials in box 2 are currently closed to researchers except by permission of the...
Dates: circa 1936-1955

James Agee Trust Legal Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3450
Abstract This collection houses correspondence and other records documenting lawsuits that the James Agee Trust was involved in during Mary Newman's time as Trustee. The majority of the material shows a copyright suit that Victor Kramer brought against the Trust after it forbade publication of his James Agee: Selected Literary Documents. Other materials document a lawsuit that Mary Newman brought against the University of Tennessee, Alan McDowell, and bookseller H. E. Turlington for purchasing,...
Dates: 1956 June 28-1995 March 16

James Agee/Tamara Comstock Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2296
Abstract

The Agee-Comstock collection contains ten letters sent from James Agee to Tamara Comstock between August 1954 and March 1955. The letters detail Agee's personal life (recounting events surrounding the birth of his last child and his health problems), his writing (updating her on his current professional projects and struggles with his personal work), and some discussion of Agee and Comstock's relationship.

Dates: 1954-1955

James Cooper Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2162
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Confederate soldier Jason Cooper, dated December 5, 1863 from Dalton, Ga. To his dear friend Farley, Cooper writes about the Confederate evacuation of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 December 5

James Earl Ray Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2090
Abstract

James Earl Ray wrote this letter to his wife, Anna (Sandhu) Ray, from Brushy Mountain State Prison on November 15, 1978. In it, he advises Anna on her attempts to get sympathetic articles published in Redbook and an unspecified German magazine and mentions his desire for a new trial.

Dates: 1978 November 15

James Earl Ray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3147
Abstract

This collection houses letters, newspaper clippings, official papers, and other items documenting James Earl Ray's life between the Martin Luther King assassination in 1968 and Ray's death in 1998. They concern his attempts to prove his innocence and his life in prison.

Dates: 1968-2000

James Fowler Rusling Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3671
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Captain James Fowler Rusling (1834-1918) of the 17th U.S.C.T in Beech Grove, Tennessee to Captain Marsh of the "F" Co. MI 19th Infantry. The correspondence discusses rebel troop movements across the Harpeth River under General Hood in 1864.

Dates: 1864 November 24

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

James J. Vauln Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0969
Abstract

A single handwritten letter from James J. Vauln in LaGrange, Tenn. to General Ulysses S. Grant in Memphis, Tenn. dated June 23, 1862. Vauln, a deacon of the American Catholic Church in LaGrange, pleas for permission to continue his church services, as the new brigadier general had forced him to stop holding services.

Dates: 1862 June 23

James K. P. Sayler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract

The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

Dates: 1857-1943

James K. Polk Bills

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1493
Abstract

This collection contains bills addressed to President James K. Polk in New York in 1847. The collection contains six documents.

Dates: 1847

James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3571
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by James K. Polk to an unidentified recipient on November 2, 1832. The letter is written from Columbia, Tennessee and discusses the education of Polk's younger brother, William Hawkins Polk.

Dates: 1832 November 2

James K. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0756
Abstract

This collection includes a letter written by James K. Polk to an unmarked recipient. It is dated December 26, 1829 from "Washington City."

Dates: 1829 December 26

James Long Cormac McCarthy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4028
Overview

This collection contains correspondence from Cormac McCarthy written to his friend James "Jim" Long in Knoxville, TN. Also includes a photograph of the two, and an inscribed first edition of McCarthy's novel Suttree.

Dates: 1965-2012

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 114
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 82
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Correspondence. 51
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 28
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 22
United States. Army. 13
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 12
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 10
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Correspondence. 9
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 9
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 7
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 -- Correspondence. 7
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World War, 1939-1945. 7
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Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence. 6
Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Correspondence. 5
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Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
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United States. Army Air Forces. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 5
Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Manuscripts. 4
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Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 3
Letters. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
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Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States. Army. Air Corps. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 3
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
American poetry -- Tennessee. 2
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Confederate States of America. Army. 2
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Greeneville (Tenn.). 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Imprisonment -- Tennessee. 2
James Agee Trust -- Correspondence. 2
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James Agee Trust -- Legal Papers. 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Legal correspondence. 2
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Postcards. 2
Presidents -- United States. 2
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Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
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English 326
French 2