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Robert A. Ragan Letters
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 Letter
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.
Rogers Van Gilder Papers
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.
Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2
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.
S. B. Newman & Co. Ledger
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.
S. P. Hudson Letter
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.
Sally Jackson Letters
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.
Sam Heiskell Caricatures
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.
Samuel B. Boyd Papers
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.
Security Mills Records
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.
Seth Pettis Jr. Correspondence
This collection include two letters exchanged between soldier Seth Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865.
Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones
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"
"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.
Smith Family Papers
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.
Some Themes in the Early Life of William G. Brownlow
This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.
Stanley Folmsbee Letter and Article
This collection houses a 1963 Christmas card and envelope addressed to Dr. Stanley Folmsbee about the publication of Divided Loyalties and a 1971 article discussing the reenactment of CSA General James Longstreet's entrance into Knoxville, Tennessee.
T. K. Gay Letter
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.
Temperance Society Broadside
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.
Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum Photograph
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.
Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 122
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 39
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 23
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 18
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 10
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 9
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 7
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
- Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 6
- World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 6
- Correspondence. 5
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
- Lawyers -- Tennessee. 5
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 5
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 4
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 4
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 4
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 4
- Tennessee -- Religion. 4
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 3
- Physicians -- Tennessee. 3
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 3
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
- Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 3
- Women -- Societies and clubs. 3
- Account books -- Tennessee. 2
- Banks and banking -- History. 2
- Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
- Christianity -- Southern States. 2
- Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 2
- Exhibitions -- Tennessee. 2
- First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 2
- Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 2
- Governors -- Tennessee. 2
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 2
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 2
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Theater. 2
- Medicine -- Tennessee. 2
- 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
- Swiss Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- History. 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
- Depressions -- 1929 -- Tennessee, East. 1 ∧ less
- English 180
- French 1
- Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 1