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A. J. Kennedy Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1441
Abstract

This bound ledger records the accounts of A. J. Kennedy's sawmill. It begins with an alphabetical list of customers (some of whom were prominent early citizens of Knoxville) and goes on with an itemized list of charges. These charges were incurred for such things as hauling flour to river, loads of wood, loads of hay, quarts of whiskey, scantling, making three pairs of shoes, and various other consumer items.

Dates: 1825-1828

Ada Larew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0205
Abstract

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1912 April 2–1963 August 18, undated

Alfred E. Waldo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3184
Abstract

A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.

Dates: 1863 October 26

Allen J. Clifton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2964
Abstract

In this letter to his mother (written near Knoxville, Tennessee), Allen Clifton reports on his unit's position and supplies, describes the weather, mentions that he is in good health, inquires about the health and doings of family members and friends, and asks for some postage stamps. He also asks about the returned veterans and solicits his mother's opinion of his decision not to re-enlist.

Dates: 1864 February 20

Annie G. McDowell Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0139
Abstract

This collection houses postcards printed in 1906 and sent to Annie G. McDowell of Asheville, North Carolina in 1908 and 1909. All of the cards show scenes of Knoxville and Tennessee.

Dates: 1906

Benton L. Thompson Siege of Knoxville Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3005
Abstract

This Civil War letter was written by Benton L. Thompson of the Union Army, and contains general details of his journey to Knoxville, Tennessee by railway and by foot for the Siege of Knoxville.

Dates: 1863 November 22

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3241
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich of the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry wrote this letter from a camp near Kingston, Tennessee on December 12, 1863. In it, he discusses Longstreet's clash with Burnside in the Knoxville campaign and mentions rumors that are circulating, including one stating that Gen. Crook with the 2nd Div. Cav. has defeated the Rebel Gen. Wheeler.

Dates: 1863 December 12

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2922
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich wrote this letter to his wife, Frances (Bowen) Goodrich, in Christiana, Wisconsin on March 13, 1864. In it, Goodrich describes the recent battle for Knoxville and mentions that both the Union and Confederate Armies are living on hardtack and coffee due to extreme lack of supplies.

Dates: 1864 March 13

Carolina, Knoxville, and Western Railroad Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3629
Abstract

This circular provides “facts and figures showing why the voters of Knox County should vote for the subscription of $100,000 at the election, Saturday, October 29.” Specifically, it lists the assessed valuation for each district in Knox County and compares the needed tax to the potential gains in markets and other value.

Dates: 1890 October

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

Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Davis Tillson Note

 Collection
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

Dr. C. S. Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
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

Elizabeth Baker Crozier Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1048
Abstract In this journal, Elizabeth (Baker) Crozier describes life in Knoxville during the siege of 1863. She recounts Union troops plundering and burning her home as well as destroying the homes of her friends and neighbors. She also recalls the kindness of others as she and her husband attempted to reestablish a home and life for their family. In a small excerpt at the end, Crozier also writes of the death of her brother, Dr. Henry Baker, at the hands of Union troops. This document is a typewritten...
Dates: 1863-1864

Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera
Abstract

Artificial collection of ephemera items related to the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains, and more.

Dates: 1452, 1776-2011

Ephraim Tuttle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

In this letter to his parents, Owen and Permelia (Cooper) Tuttle, Corporal Ephraim Tuttle discusses the Battle of Fort Sanders. He includes descriptions of Confederate casualties, estimating that the Confederate forces lost about 360 soldiers with approximately the same number taken prisoner. Tuttle goes on to detail skirmishes at Bean's Station, Blain's Crossroads, and Rockford and mentions the lack of supplies and struggles with commanding officers.

Dates: 1863 December 13

First Presbyterian Church Cemetery Record

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1494
Abstract

This collection contains a list of those buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. The survey was conducted by Roscoe C. D'Armand in 1960, adding to a survey conducted by Dr. Andrew P. White in 1901, when several graves were moved in preparation of construction on the church. The typed document in 35 pages in length.

Dates: 1960

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

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 7
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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Correspondence. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
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African American physicians -- History. 1
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Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
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Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
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Daughters of the American Revolution -- History. 1
Dentists -- Tennessee. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
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Feed mills -- Tennessee. 1
First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 1
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Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Governors -- Tennessee. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Maps. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 1
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Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Hamblen County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Harriman (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Invitation cards 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Jonesborough (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Pictorial works. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Slavery. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 1
Lexington (Ky.) -- History. 1
Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
Maryville College -- History. 1
Maury County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Money -- Confederate States of America. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Operas -- 18th century. 1
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Operas -- 20th century. 1
Operas -- Europe. 1
Operas -- Performances. 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Pentecostals -- Tennessee. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History. 1
Photographers -- Tennessee. 1
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Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
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Presbyterian Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
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