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T. K. Gay Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3167
Abstract

This collection consists of one handwritten letter, written in 1864 in Knoxville, Tennessee, by T. K. Gay of the Signal Corps to his brother Cal in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It reports that Knoxville is currently tranquil but expresses concern that John Morgan is preparing to attack. Gay hypothesizes that if Morgan were to attack he would meet strong resistance, as more troops were expected for the defense of the city. Gay also opines that the war will end soon.

Dates: 1864 August 15

T. M. Schleier Panoramic Photograph of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1803
Abstract

This collection houses a four piece panoramic photograph of Knoxville, Tennessee taken by T. M. Schleier in 1865 and John S. Van Gilder's 1936 manuscript identifying each of the objects shown.

Dates: 1865, 1936 December 2

Temperance Society Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2999
Abstract

This collection houses a satirical broadside printed by an unidentified Knoxville Temperance Society. It takes the form of a recruitment poster produced by the liquor companies targeting new customers.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2749
Abstract

This photograph shows the residents of the Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum in Knoxville, Tenn., standing on the stairs outside of their building. The photograph is signed by Negly Stewart.

Dates: undated

Tennessee River Horseshoe Bend Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2494
Abstract

This collection contains an undated photograph of the Horseshoe Bend in the Tennessee River at Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: undated

Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2340
Abstract The Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records, 1933-1942, contain 74 items and is separated into three series. Series I includes 30 memoranda, generally about form and payroll changes from Bruce Overton, the State Director in Tennessee. Series II consists of business letters from or to D. B. Cornwell, the District Supervisor in Knoxville, Tenn. There are also blank forms, letterheads, and various undated lists about Work Projects for the National Youth Administration in Tennessee...
Dates: 1933-1942

The Bijou Theatre: 1909-1949

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0894
Abstract

In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1976 August

The Good Shepherd

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0710
Abstract In this sermon (entitled The Good Shepherd) Rev. James Park argues that although the shepherd is often considered to fill a humble position, protecting and caring for the flock is an extremely important task that often places its occupant in contact with very powerful individuals. He further contends that because of this combination of responsibility and power, the shepard is an excellent metaphor for Christ. The sermon's cover lists the Biblical text that it is based on (John 10:11, which...
Dates: 1905 April 2

"The Historic Heritage of Kingston Pike"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0868
Abstract

In this pamphlet, W. Russell Briscoe describes the history of Knoxville's Kingston Pike from its beginnings in 1792 through approximately 1975.

Dates: 1975

The Householder

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0651
Abstract The Householder, an unpublished novella, is attributed to composer David Van Vactor, who received the manuscript in its very early, rough form from his friend Dr. Carter Umbarger. The original author of this manuscript, who is unnamed, tells the story from his perspective and may reflect events from his own life. He passed away of illness around 1966 in Washington, D.C., and the manuscript was then passed to Van Vactor, who revised and edited the story with...
Dates: circa 1961-1971, undated

The Watchdog Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3963
Abstract

This collection contains nine issues of The Watchdog from 1975-1981 printed in Knoxville, Tennessee, by Cas Walker.

Dates: 1975 June 5-1981 November 26

Theater Playbills

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2804
Abstract

This collection consists of Broadway playbills from the early 1920s into the 1960s; the collection also contains playbills from other theaters around the country, including the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut, the Barter Theater in Virginia and the Bijou, Carousel, and Staub theaters of Knoxville, Tenn., some of which date as far back as 1890.

Dates: 1890-1969

Thomas W. Humes Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0754
Abstract

This collection consists of one correspondence from Thomas W. Humes to R. H. Armstrong. It was written on July 6, 1868. Humes writes to Armstrong about the salary and housing of a recently appointed professor, Reverend M. Grace.

Dates: 1865

Tilghman Haws Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0240
Abstract

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Dates: 1861-1920

Turley Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2471
Abstract

This collection consists of the Turley family photo album, two photographs, and two negatives. Also in the Turley album are relatives, such as the McFarlands.

Dates: circa 1885-circa 1900

Union Soldier's Letter from Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2247
Abstract

In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 October 29

University of Tennessee Art, Music, and Theatre Slides

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0583
Abstract

This collection houses slides depicting art, music, and theater on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. Subjects include exhibits, the Dogwood Arts Festival, the Carousel Theater, the Pride of the Southland Band, and the University of Tennessee Singers.

Dates: 1980-1983

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0077
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1926-1951.

Dates: 1926-1951

University of Tennessee's Economic Impact on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0151
Abstract

This collection consists of three Economic Impact Reports documenting the impact of the University of Tennessee on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area from 1985-1986 and the impact of the Athletic Department in October 1991. Both studies were completed by the Center for Business and Economic Research in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dates: 1987-1991

U.S. Environmental Data Service Meteorological Summary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0783
Abstract

Materials included are meteorological summary reports for Memphis, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, from 1911 to 1949.

Dates: 1911-1949

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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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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 18
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
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 9
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 8
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 7
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
Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, 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
Diaries. 2
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 2
Exhibitions -- Tennessee. 2
Feed mills -- Tennessee. 2
Governors -- Tennessee. 2
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 2
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 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 260
French 1
 
Names
Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2