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Dr. John Willard Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0874
Abstract

This collection consists of two diaries written by Dr. John Willard Hill when he was twelve years old and living in Knoxville, Tennessee. The contents span two calendar years, beginning on January 1, 1865 and ending on in December 31, 1866 with a gap between July 9 and December 31, 1865. Many of the entries address Hill's daily school lessons, visits from tutors and family friends, as well as domestic affairs like cleaning the horses and his mother’s new shoes.

Dates: 1865 January 1-1866 December 31, 1984 March 8

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

Lynn Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1698
Abstract

This collection houses 18 volumes documenting the lives of three members of the Lynn family living in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1879-1960

Thomas Francis Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1897
Abstract

Collection contains the diary of Thomas Francis Fitzgerald for the calendar year of 1903. Fitzgerald documented some aspects of his life every day of the year with entries regarding the weather, road conditions, people he visited, what he ate for dinner, and anything else he might have done that day.

Dates: 1903