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Nicholson Art League

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1586
Abstract

This oral history is about the Nicholson Art League from Evelyn Louise Van Gilder Creekmore. She was interviewed by her daughter, Eleanor Creekmore Dickinson, on November 27, 1987. The interview shares some of the early history of the Nicholson Art League.

Dates: 1987 November 27

Notes on the Chavannes Family

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0446
Abstract

A. F. Ernest Chavannes compiled these notes on the Chavannes family in 1882. The narrative begins with Bernard Chavannes (the family's first known ancestor) and traces eight generations of the family in Europe and the United States. Adrian Leon Chavannes (1871-1938) translated and transcribed these notes in 1934.

Dates: 1882

O. P. Temple Portrait

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1944
Abstract

This collection consists of a photographic reproduction of a portrait of Knoxvillian Oliver Perry Temple. The original portrait depicts Temple as he appeared between approximately 1890 and 1900.

Dates: circa 1890-circa 1900

Office of the Chancellor Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0361
Abstract

This collection houses the records that the University of Tennessee's Office of the Chancellor created and maintained between 1964 and 1990. The bulk of the material dates from the tenure of Chancellor Jack E. Reese.

Dates: 1964-1990; Majority of material found within 1971-1988

Office of the Chief Signal Officer Letters to Signal Service Observers in Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1567
Abstract

The Office of the Chief Signal Officer sent these letters discussing reporting errors, budgetary issues, personnel reassignments, and changes in procedures to its observers in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1870s and 1880s. Sergeant John K. Payne served as observer until December 31, 1879, when he was replaced by Private B. F. Hough.

Dates: 1874 January 8-1880 December 21

Opening New Doors for Young Women: The History of Knoxville Female Academy

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3354
Abstract

Maureen Carlomagno authored this research paper, entitled "Opening New Doors for Young Women: The History of Knoxville Female Academy" and dated April 14, 1997, for an English III AP class. The paper itself consists of a title page, an eight page outline, and a nine page report describing the history of women's education in Knoxville, Tennessee from 1827 to 1924. Carlomagno mentions a number of prominent Knoxvillians and educational pioneers, including Lizzie Crozier French.

Dates: 1997 April 14

Original Screenplay of All the Way Home

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3735
Abstract

This collection consists of the original 1963 screenplay script of All the Way Home. The screenplay was based on the 1957 James Agee novel A Death in the Family and the dramatic adaptation by Ted Mosel's play All the Way Home.

Dates: 1963

Ossoli Circle Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3822
Abstract

This collection contains histories, reports, meeting minutes, and ephemera of the Ossoli Circle, a women’s club located in Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1903-2018.

Dates: 1903-2021

Otis F. Hill Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3505
Abstract

Dr. Otis Hill used this ledger to record the names of his patients, the visits he made to them, the treatments he administered, and the rates he charged for his services. Although Hill had an office on Cumberland street, most of these entries refer to home visits. Among Hill's more prominent patients were William Brownlow and James Cowan.

Dates: 1862 January-December

Papers on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1254
Abstract

Term papers from Dr. R. B. Cunningham's Political Science 5140 course in the spring of 1977. The papers focused on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (also known as the World's Fair) in 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the event's impact on the city financially and politically. Students explored issues such as parking, traffic, cost, power, environmental impact, waste management, and effects on local businesses before, during, and after the convention.

Dates: 1977

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0393
Abstract

The collection consists of six documents pertaining to the Parker and Rowland families. Personal letters detail the health and well-being of the family members to one another. Also included in the collection is the deed to the land in which a John Anthony is named heir to M. Miller.

Dates: 1818 November 9-1834 March 16

Pembroke S. Scott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2712
Abstract

A letter from Private Pembroke S. Scott of the 118th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, dated December 21, 1863 from camp 18 miles east of Knoxville, to his mother in Ohio about Civil War camplife and the harsh conditions he faced, as the 118th lacked rations and supplies.

Dates: 1863 December 21

Peter Staub Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0979
Abstract

This collection houses a letter written by Peter Staub, then the mayor of Knoxville, to the Trustees of East Tennessee University in reference to Knoxville's inability to collect outstanding taxes.

Dates: 1875 August 26

Peter Staub Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written to then Mayor Peter Staub of Knoxville, Tennessee, by a group of Knoxville citizens on May 20, 1875. The letter concerns their dissatisfaction with a new hog law in which hogs must be penned up. In the letter, the authors threaten to burn down Staub’s home and anyone inside should the law be enforced.

Dates: 1875 May 20

Photographs of Tennessee Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0951
Abstract

This collection contains images (primarily postcard views) of 135 Tennessee cities. It is particularly rich in images of Knoxville, documenting the city and its history through pictures of airports, individual buildings, maps, vistas, people, vehicles, the Tennessee River, street scenes, and the 1982 World's Fair.

Dates: 1850-2007; Majority of material found within 1886-1960

Postcards of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3811
Abstract

This consists of postcards that shows various locations and landmarks around Knoxville such as the Andrew Johnson Hotel, the Knoxville Courthouse, Fountain City Lake, and the University of Tennessee. The dates of the postcards range from around 1908 to 2013, with some of them being blank and others having writing and postage stamps on them.

Dates: 1908-2013

Proclamation Establishing the Town of Knoxville and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0084
Abstract

This collection houses three copies of a broadside announcing the establishment of Knoxville, Tennessee in 1791. Also included is a letter from James White to Lewis Robert Rhea authorizing him to retrieve some horses that had been stolen.

Dates: 1791, 1793 September 9

R. H. Coker Business Card

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3945
Overview

A single business card for R. H. Coker, a barber in Knoxville. The card lists that Coker's business is an "antiseptic barber shop."

Dates: undated

R. M. Moore Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0035
Abstract

In this letter to his friend John D. McAdoo of Clinton, Tennessee, R. M. Moore discusses his health and the state of affairs at East Tennessee University in addition to sending news of several mutual friends.

Dates: 1847 February 15

R. N. Kesterson Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3190
Abstract

This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to dentist R. N. Kesterson of Knoxville, Tennessee, covering the years 1894 to 1896. They contain the names of customers, the dates they came in, and the dental work they had done.

Dates: 1894-1896

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 122
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 41
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 26
Knoxville (Tenn.) 20
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 13
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 11
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 10
World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 10
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 9
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 9
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 8
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 6
Tennessee -- Religion. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 6
Account books -- Tennessee. 5
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 5
Correspondence. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 5
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 5
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Theater. 4
Postcards -- Tennessee. 4
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
Women -- Societies and clubs. 4
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 3
Books -- Reviews 3
Diaries. 3
Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 3
Photographs. 3
Physicians -- Tennessee. 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee. 2
Banks and banking -- History. 2
Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States. 2
Christianity -- Southern States. 2
City planning -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Dentists -- Tennessee. 2
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 2
Exhibitions -- Tennessee. 2
Feed mills -- Tennessee. 2
Governors -- Tennessee. 2
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 2
Judges -- Tennessee. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Knox County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Economic conditions. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Race relations. 2
Medicine -- Tennessee. 2
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Norris (Tenn.) 2
Pharmaceutical chemistry. 2
Pharmacists -- Tennessee. 2
Photographs -- 20th century. 2
Politicians -- Tennessee. 2
Retail trade -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slavery -- Tennessee 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 2
St. John's Episcopal Church, Knoxville, Tenn. 2
Swiss Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- History. 2
Temperance -- Tennessee. 2
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 2
Tennessee -- History. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 2
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
Tennessee, East. 2
Theater -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Theaters -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 2
Universities and colleges -- Social aspects. 2
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Language
English 264
French 1
 
Names
Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2