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General Nathaniel C. McLean Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Abstract

Nathaniel C. McLean wrote this letter to his wife, Mary Louise (Thompson) McLean, on May 3, 1864 while he was inspecting Union fortifications in and around Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 5

George W. Douglas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2142
Abstract

In a letter written February 4, 1865 from the Officers' Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., to Colonel Cross, George W. Douglas writes concerning his desire for an artifical leg to help him walk.

Dates: 1865 February 4

George Washington Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3253
Abstract

This collection consists of a hand drawn survey dated 1806 of lands held near Nashville, Tennessee by George Washington Campbell, a letter written by Campbell to a Mrs. Mary Doherty in 1832 concerning 640 acres of Campbell's land in Tennessee, and an undated stereograph of George Washington Campbell's Nashville, Tennessee mansion.

Dates: 1806, 1832

Gideon S. Sentelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1520
Abstract

This collection consists of three military records of Gideon S. Sentelle from 1865. The records include a discharge paper from Knoxville, Tennessee and two muster-out rolls.

Dates: 1865

Gracie Sue Ellen Davenport Fictional Letter to Franklin Perceval Ewing

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0896
Abstract

James H. Ewing wrote this fictional letter from Miss Gracie Sue Ellen Davenport of Knoxville, Tennessee to Franklin Percival Ewing for Dr. Cooke's American Theatre History Class in 1977. Supposedly dated February 25, 1875, the letter discusses the opening of the Staub Opera House on October 1, 1872.

Dates: 1977 March 3

Gustavus A. Peltzer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2878
Abstract

The letter is written by Gustavus A. Peltzer, dated July 2, 1863, and is addressed to his friend Ellis. The letter, written in response to previous correspondence from Ellis, details the events that led to his imprisonment in Knoxville, Tennessee. The collection also contains the original envelope used for this correspondance.

Dates: 1863 July 2

Hampden-Sydney School Monthly Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0482
Abstract

This collection houses a monthly student report from the Hampden-Sydney School of Knoxville, Tenn., for Mallie Ross.

Dates: 1879 September 1

Hannah W. Swan Grant of Pardon and Amnesty

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract In this document, President Andrew Johnson pardons Hannah W. Swan of Knox County for her rebellion against the United States of America on the conditions that she take the oath given in the May 29, 1865 Proclamation of the President, never owns slaves nor uses slave labor, pays all costs from any previous legal proceedings, doesn't attempt to recover any property seized by the government during the Civil War, and notifies the Secretary of State in writing that she has received and accepted...
Dates: 1865 October 27

Harold S. Fink Papers

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Identifier: MS-0779
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other materials documenting the Knoxville Civil War Centennial and Harold Fink's work with the Civil War Marker Project.

Dates: 1959-1970

Harrison Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1077
Abstract

This collection houses 19 scrapbooks assembled by Eleanor Harrison documenting Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administration, Knoxville and Knox County history, the Blount Mansion, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, St. John's Episcopal Church, and England's Royal visitors to the United States.

Dates: 1938-1945

Henry Cherry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2214
Abstract

The Henry Cherry Letters, 1864-1865, contain nine letters from Cherry, a Chaplain with the 10th Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War, to Amos Gould of Owosso, Mich., describing both military and civilian life in the Union Army during the Civil War. The majority of these letters were written from Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1865

"Historical Sketch of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0144
Abstract

In this synopsis, Rev. James Park describes the history of Knoxville's First Presbyterian Church. He begins with its founding in 1796, mentions the development of the church's buildings from 1812 to 1852, and ends by noting that the church's first pastor, Samuel Carrick, died on August 6, 1809 of apoplexy. This item is a transcript of the original prepared by John S. Van Gilder on November 11, 1935.

Dates: 1901 August

Hotel Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.) Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2303
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter on Hotel Farragut stationary, written by an unidentified son to his mother in Jackson, Tennessee, 1927.

Dates: 1927 December 4

Hugh L. McClung Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0555
Abstract

The papers of Judge Hugh L. McClung consist of letters of recommendation for President of the University of Tennessee after the death of Dr. Brown Ayres. Judge McClung was a member of the nomination committee. Dr. Harcourt Alexander Morgan was selected to succeed Dr. Ayres.

Dates: circa 1919-1941

J. L. Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2845
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter sent by J. L. Anderson of the 2nd Regiment of Alabama from Knoxville, Tenn. on October 23, 1862, to his sister Maggie Anderson in Talladega, Ala. Anderson discusses life in his cavalry unit and the importance of maintaining horses. He details his unit's movements from Knoxville to Kentucky and back and describes the fortifications at the Cumberland Gap.

Dates: 1862 October 23

J. R. Campbell and James W. Taylor Photographs and Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3203
Abstract

This collection houses primarily photographs of the Church of God and its members taken by J. R. Campbell near Harriman and Hyatt, Tennessee, around 1910. Also included is a pamphlet by James W. Taylor entitled Alleghania. This document discusses the reasons for pro-Union feelings in East Tennessee and Knoxville's strategic importance.

Dates: 1862-circa 1910 (bulk circa 1910)

Jack E. Reese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0530
Abstract This collection contains material documenting nearly the entirety of Professor Jack Reese's career at the University of Tennessee. Much of this information dates from Reese's time in administrative positions and includes texts of prepared speeches, correspondence with other administrators, professors, and student publications, and items showing position searches. The collection also houses materials documenting Reese's time as Director of the College Scholars Program after his resignation...
Dates: 1968-1996

Jacob Rowland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James D. Hoskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0138
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, notes, and other materials documenting James D. Hoskins' work with the University of Tennessee during the 1930s and 1940s. Other materials show his involvement with the Sons of the Revolution, the genealogy of the Hoskins family, and Tennessee history.

Dates: 1912-1954

James M. Welcker Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0271
Abstract

This collection houses five letters addressed to James M. Welcker. Most discuss financial and political matters (including Polk's nomination as a presidential candidate), but some also touch on family affairs.

Dates: 1844 May 29-1855 November 12

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 120
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 39
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 23
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Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 6
World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 6
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Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 5
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 5
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 4
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Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Pharmaceutical chemistry. 2
Pharmacists -- Tennessee. 2
Photographs. 2
Slavery -- Tennessee 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 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
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 2
African Americans -- Tennessee. 1
Agricultural education. 1
American poetry -- Tennessee. 1
Architecture -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Art -- Exhibitions. 1
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Bar associations -- Tennessee. 1
Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
Botanical gardens -- Tennessee. 1
Cades Cove (Tenn.) 1
Calhoun County (Ala.) -- History. 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
Children's stories, American. 1
Chiropractic -- Law and legislation -- Tennessee. 1
Chiropractors -- Tennessee. 1
Cholera -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Christian life -- United States. 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
City planning -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Communicable diseases -- Tennessee. 1
Confederate States of America. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 1
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 1
Cumberland Mountains -- Social life and customs. 1
Cumberland Mountains. 1
Democratic Party (Tenn.). 1
Dentistry -- Accounting. 1
Dentists -- Tennessee. 1
Depositions -- Tennessee. 1
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Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 1