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This collection houses eight letters from Robert A. Ragan to his wife, Emeline (Neass) Ragan, during the Civil War. In them, Ragan discusses battles and skirmishes with the Rebels, describes the landscapes he has seen, relates his frustration with army life, mentions his fear of moving too far South, and comments on his unit's movements and actions. He also expresses his concern for his family and friends in Tennessee and asks Emeline to write to him and to pray for him in the struggle.
Robert Neville wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Atkinson) Neville, while he was serving with Company E of the 103rd Ohio Infantry near Knoxville, Tennessee. He tells his wife that his health is good, describes the region's enthusiastic reception of Union Soldiers, and expounds upon his religious views.
This collection houses three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.
This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.
This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.
This collection consists of an interview tape and transcripts from the WKGN radio station completed by commentator Ruth Stephens. The transcripts concern a series of broadcast on the business concerns of Knoxville. Each month, a Knoxville company was investigated, and Ruth would discuss her findings on her radio show.
This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1909 and 1911. Entries generally include the name of the customer and the total price of the order, although occasional itemizations appear. Other entries mention the organization's employees and expenses.
In this letter to George M. White in Knoxville, Tennessee, Samuel Hudson asks that White have his deposition for Hudson's case against Matthew McGuire, Samuel Rodgers, Ebenezer Alexander, Abner Jackson, and George W. Hazen recorded. Hudson has enclosed $1.00 to cover the cost of forwarding a certified copy.
Sarah Sally (Wells) Jackson wrote these letters between 1969 and 1970 while she was a new schoolteacher and librarian for Knoxville City Schools' Fair Garden School. In these letters, Wells highlights her experiences looking for and securing employment at the school, the trials and tribulations of running the school's library, and her home life with husband James J. J. Jackson, an employee of Miller's Department Store.
These two caricatures, signed simply M. T., depict Knoxville lawyer and politician Sam Heiskell. One portrays him seated, while the other shows him reading a newspaper.
This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.
This collection houses receipts from Security Mills of Knoxville, Tennessee recording sales of feed to Frank William Taylor and the Taylor Supply Company of Morristown, Tennessee from 1924 to 1941.
This collection include two letters exchanged between soldier Seth Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865.
A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.
"Shall the Circle Be Not Broken: A History of the Circle Park Community" was written by Andrew C. Wicks for Dr. Bruce Wheeler's Knoxville History course at the University of Tennessee during spring quarter of 1985. The collection also features photocopies of maps of Circle Park as well as Dr. Wheeler's notes about the paper.
This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.
This collection consists of newsletters published by the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club between 1948 and 1979. It also includes two pamplets published by the Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, entitled
Junglebrook Nature Trail and
Personal correspondence between Union soldier Alexander B. Richards and his sister, Emaline Butcher of Murphysboro, Illinois, dated February 14, 1864. He details the Battle of Knoxville and Fort Sanders (Tenn.) which took place on November 29, 1863 and his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.
- 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
- 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 ∧ less
- English 264
- French 1
- Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2