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Charles Morris Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4006
Abstract

This collection contains two handwritten letters from soldier Charles Morris written in 1864 and 1865 from east Tennessee. The letters are addressed to his brother and sister in South Wales, New York.

Dates: 1864 April 11, 1865 June 9

Civil Rights Collection

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Identifier: MS-0334
Abstract The Civil Rights Collection brings together papers and publications from individuals and organizations, as well as over fifty hours of taped interviews with civil rights participants. Individuals include Charles Haynie, Buford Posey, Sidney Redmond, Walter and Elizabeth Rogers, and Claude Williams, among others. Organizations include ACLU, CORE, SCEF, SRC, and several others. The collection includes a wealth of pamphlets, organized by topic, and newsletters, organized by title. Documents...
Dates: 1910-1979

Collection Regarding Knoxville Chiropractors

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Identifier: MS-0184
Abstract This collection houses a variety of minutes, legal papers, and publications documenting Knoxville chiropractors during the early 20th century. Of particular interest are telegrams sent in support of legislation creating a Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Tennessee and minutes of the Chiropractors Association of Tennessee discussing possible affiliation with the American Chiropractic Association. Two of the publications promoting chiropractic were published for Dr. Walt F. Evans, who...
Dates: 1923 January 3-1934

Colonel Carrick W. Heiskell Letters

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Identifier: MS-3673
Abstract

In these July 1861 letters from Colonel Carrick W. Heiskell to his sister and neice, Heiskell discusses his surroundings and experiences in the Cumberland Gap while serving in the 19th Tennessee Confederate Infantry. Heiskell makes specific note of the mountain area, valleys of Tennessee, and an “abundance of rattlesnakes.” He goes on to discuss his readiness for conflict with the enemy in the days ahead, as well as the desertion of a relative soldier to the enemy.

Dates: 1861 July 3, July 11

Colonel James Corbitt Photograph Collection

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Identifier: AR-0167
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs collected by University of Tennessee student James S. Corbitt. The subjects depicted include the UT campus directly after the Civil War (including the earthworks built for the Battle of Fort Sanders), the 1931 College of Engineering faculty (including Nathan Dougherty and Red Matthews), Ferris Hall, football games on Shields-Watkins Field, and unidentified UT faculty members.

Dates: 1931

Conner Burnette Collection of Knox County, Tennessee Land Deeds

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Identifier: MS-2819
Abstract

This collection contains seven land deeds and six land grants from Knox County and, specifically, Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of the land grants are signed by governors of Tennessee, William Carroll in 1839 and William B. Campbell in 1852. Another land grant is signed by John Sevier. Two clerks, M. S. Patterson and R. A. Brown signed the Clerk and Master's Deeds.

Dates: 1808, 1835-1879, 1901, 1924, 1939

Correspondence regarding the World's Fair Park

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Identifier: AR-0589
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence documenting the University of Tennessee's role in the further development of the site of the 1982 World's Fair. Some of the correspondence proposes that the site be used for an Appalachian Pioneer Museum. The collection also contains a report from the working group charged with planning for the site.

Dates: 1988-1989

Daniel Briscoe, Bro. & Co. Advertisements

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Identifier: MS-2196
Abstract

This collection contains three letter advertisements from Daniel Briscoe, Bro. & Co. / Importers / and / Wholesalers / Dry Goods, / Notions / -and- / Furnishings of Knoxville, Tenn. One, undated, is about the Greatest Mail Order House in Knoxville. The other two are about the 1904 and 1905 spring goods for sale at prices under market value.

Dates: 1903-1905

Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Records

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Identifier: MS-0766
Abstract

The collection consists of one record book with the lineage records of the members of the James White Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The records are dated up to June 3, 1929.

Dates: 1929

David A. Moulton Letter

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Identifier: MS-2795
Abstract

This letter dated February 19, 1864, was written by David A. Moulton, a Union solider and a private in the 11th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry. He was stationed at a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee and writes to his mother Miriam S. Moulton in Hampton, New Hampshire. He expresses to her thanks and gives some information about a scrimmage victory over Confederate Army leader Lieutenant General Longstreet in early February 1864.

Dates: 1864 February 19

David Campbell Letter

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Identifier: MS-0793
Abstract

In this letter written on September 25, 1796, Campbell accepts the position of a district judge for the Superior Court and mentions his brief acquaintance with judge he is responding to.

Dates: 1796 September 25

David Henley Letter to Richard Harrison

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1871
Abstract

In this letter, David Henley reports that he has forwarded Crozier and King's accounts for sundry articles of merchandize furnished for the Indian and Quarter Masters Departments and for the use of my office from April to December 1798. In all, the men are owed $451.99, which may be paid to their attorney, Samuel Meeker.

Dates: 1799 February 12

David J. Durand Letter

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Identifier: MS-3185
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter by David J. Durand to his sisters, written February 21, 1864, describing the Federal Army's preparedness for a Confederate attack in Knoxville, TN.

Dates: 1864 February 21

Davis Tillson Note

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Identifier: MS-2220
Abstract

In a January 20, 1864, note from Knoxville, Tenn., Brigadier General Davis Tillson, Chief of Artillery for the Department of the Ohio, states that Mr. Mayberry has permission to take slaves found within the city limits to his farm.

Dates: 1864 January 20

Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS-3747
Abstract

The Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks document the annual spring cultural arts festival that has occurred since April 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, promotional materials, and administrative papers that date 1962-2005, with the bulk of the material dating 1980-1998.

Dates: 1962-2005

Don Paine Collection of State of Tennessee v. Maurice Mays

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Identifier: MS-3056
Abstract This collection contains the materials collected by Tennessee lawyer Donald F. Paine about the murder trials of Maurice Mays in 1919 and 1921. Mays, a black restaurateur and former deputy sheriff of Knoxville, was convicted of the murder of a white woman named Bertie Lindsey in 1919. He was executed by the state on March 15, 1922, despite the concerns of respectable white and black citizens as to a fair trial and doubts about his guilt. Three series within the collection contain photocopies...
Dates: 1905-1926, 1983-2007 (bulk 1920's, 2006)

Donald F. Paine Collection of Hiram Hall, Eugene D. Blanchard, and Stanley Puryear

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3204
Abstract This collection houses trial documents, research notes, newspaper articles, and photographs showing three separate murder cases. The first of these cases is State of Tennessee vs. Hiram Hall. Hall was convicted of murdering his wife, Ida Hassler Hall, on August 18, 1897 near Crossville, Tennessee. The second case researched is State of Tennessee vs. Eugene D. Blanchard. Blanchard was convicted of murdering Harry Gervin in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 16, 1930. The third case included is State...
Dates: 1897 August-2007 October

Donald Paine Collection Regarding Tennessee v. Rush Strong

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3442
Abstract

This collection houses Donald Paine's research into and articles about Tennessee v. Rush Strong. The case involved Gideon Rush Strong's 1916 murder of Sam Luttrell, who he believed had raped his wife.

Dates: 1900-1941, 2007-2008

Dr. Amos R. Garrison Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2487
Abstract

This collection contains the diary of Dr. Amos R. Garrison of Knoxville, Tennessee. Garrison's diary spans the years 1898 to 1902 with the bulk of the passages in reference to the people he met, the places he visited (including Chattanooga, TN; Louisville, KY; Salt Lake City, UT; and San Francisco, CA), and both his schooling and his teaching.

Dates: 1898 January 1-1902 July 31

Dr. C. S. Boyd Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS-2129
Abstract This collection consists of 55 photographs of African-Americans in the Knoxville, Tenn. area during the early 20th century. Many are of Dr. Charles S. Boyd, his dental office, and his family. Others include other individual or group portraits and school photographs. Most of the photographs are either mounted for framing or enclosed in the paper envelopes provided by the photographer. Several include writing on them identifying the individual(s) shown and/or the studio that created the image....
Dates: 1913, 1924, undated

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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
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Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 5
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Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
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Retail trade -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
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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
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Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
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Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
Tennessee, East. 2
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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
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Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2