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Agricultural Extension Service Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0160
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Agricultural Extension Service.

Dates: 1938-1947

Appointment of E. French Fugate as Postmaster of Grainger County, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3818
Abstract

A document appointing Mr. Eugene French Fugate as Postmaster of Grainger County, Tennessee in 1935. It is signed by Postmaster General James A. Farley and President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dates: 1935 February 1

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

George H. Ryan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1292
Abstract

This collection consists of legal, financial, and other documents related to members of the Ryan family of Grainger County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1873-1905

Grainger County Surveyors' Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1673
Abstract

This collection features a book containing records of surveyed land within Grainger County, Fifth District, 40th Section, in the state of Tennessee. The entries in the book date from December 23, 1807, to November 9, 1810.

Dates: 1807 December 23-1810 November 9

Grainger County (Tenn.) Courts Trial Docket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1822
Abstract

This collection contains original court documents from Grainger County, Tennessee, for the February 1800 term. The item is eleven pages long and documents the names and case numbers of Grainger County trials.

Dates: 1800 February

Hardin P. Shannon Letter to Harmon G. Lea

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1347
Abstract

This letter, to Harmon G. Lea, shares Hardin Shannon's concerns about the upcoming election for representative from Grainger County, Tennessee, and discusses Shannon' affiliation with the Whig Party. Shannon is particularly worried that Colonel Cleveland and Esquire Moore will manipulate the election to Shannon's detriment so that Cleveland will be elected.

Dates: 1845 June 3

Holston Paper Mill Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0402
Abstract

These account books for Holston Paper Mill are a log of buyers who purchased from the company during the years 1825-1836.

Dates: 1825-1836

Jarnagin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2344
Abstract

The Jarnagin Family Papers, 1834-1890, consists primarily of receipts from personal and business expenses accrued by the Grainger County, Tenn., family. The majority of these receipts are from East Tennessee businesses, including Cowan, McClung & Co. of Knoxville.

Dates: 1834-1890

John Hillsman Tax Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2397
Abstract

This tax receipt notes John Hillsman's return of 68,200 acres of land in Grainger County, Tenn., as payment for taxes for the year 1799.

Dates: 1799

Shields Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2433
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook, containing newspaper clippings of Reconstruction Era Southern politics and poems or interesting facts, kept by the Shields family of Bean Station, Tenn.

Dates: 1871-1938

Tate Springs Hotel Registers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0198
Abstract

The Tate Springs Hotel Registers reflects the operations of the Tate Springs Resort near Bean Station, Grainger County, Tennessee under the ownership of the Thomas Tomlinson Estate. The collection primarily includes hotel registers and guest cards dated between 1923 and 1940, prior to when the hotel and resort closed in 1941.

Dates: 1923-1940

Thomas Stringfield Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1945
Abstract

Reverend Thomas Stringfield wrote this letter to the Reverend J. C. Bingham and Dr. Noah Levings from Bean's Station (Grainger County) Tennessee on April 19, 1846. In it, he reports on his activities as an itinerant Methodist preacher in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, including the sermons he has preached, the Bible Societies he has founded, and the Bibles he has distributed in such places as Bean's Station (Tennessee), Asheville (North Carolina), and Jonesboro (Tennessee).

Dates: 1846 April 19

William Moffat Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2438
Abstract

The William Moffat Letter, 1823, contains a letter from Moffat to Mr. James Dodson in Grainger County, Tenn., regarding the education of Thomas and William (possibly the author's sons). A short, attached letter from Thomas to his mother contains information about school as well.

Dates: 1823 November 25