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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

Granville Hunt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2709
Abstract

This collection consists of black-and-white photographs by Knoxville-based photographer Granville Hunt in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: circa 1920s-1930s

Graphic Arts Department Senior Show Packets

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0156
Abstract

This collection contains two packets advertising the UTK Department of Graphic Design's 2000 Senior Show. Each packet includes invitations to the Show (held at the Foundry in Knoxville on April 28, 2000), a map, a list of student participants, and a group of cards containing graphic designs, student names, and quotations.

Dates: 2000

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

 Collection
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

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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

Horace Maynard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2231
Abstract Horace Maynard begins this December 12, 1857 letter to W. G. Parson Brownlow with an outline of his reasons for serving in Congress, including his desire to get a just proportion of government funding for the people of East Tennessee. He goes on to discuss a new custom house for Knoxville, emphasizing the building's importance in building up the town and mentioning the location that he feels would be optimal for the structure (between Cumberland and Clinch Streets on the north and south,...
Dates: 1857 December 12

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

Howard A. Bridgman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2698
Abstract The Howard Bridgman Diary chronicles the daily activities of a TVA mailroom worker during the first few months of 1936. This handwritten diary of 56 pages (approximately 13,000 words) records important events in TVA's history, such as the opening of Norris Dam and the decision in the George Ashwander case against the agency, while documenting the mundane details of working in the TVA mailroom. Bridgman also discusses the southern labor movement, the Communist Party, and the Highlander Folk...
Dates: 1936

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

Irving Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3649
Abstract

This collection contains speeches, program books, minute and attendance books, book reviews, and materials documenting the history of the Irving Club of Knoxville, Tennessee, from 1861 to the present.

Dates: 1861-2019

Irwin Shepard Letter to P. P. Claxton

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Identifier: MS-1641
Abstract In this letter to P. P. Claxton, Irwin Shepard (Secretary of the National Education Association) mentions an upcoming meeting in Denver and describes his service at the Battle of Fort Sanders during the Civil War. He tells Claxton that Knoxville, and especially the grounds of the University of Tennessee, hold a sacred place in my memory and recalls serving on the Fort's parapet during the battle, helping to collect the dead and wounded, and participating in a burning party that destroyed...
Dates: 1909 April 5

J. Allen Smith and Company Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0611
Abstract

This collection is an account book from April-June 1888 for J. Allen Smith and Company in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1888 April-June

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

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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)

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 127
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.) 21
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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. 17
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 16
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
Women -- Societies and clubs. 8
First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 6
Tennessee -- Religion. 6
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 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
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 5
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 5
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Theater. 4
Postcards -- Tennessee. 4
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 3
Books -- Reviews 3
Diaries. 3
Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 3
Photographs. 3
Physicians -- Tennessee. 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
Universities and colleges -- Social aspects. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee. 2
Banks and banking -- History. 2
Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States. 2
Christianity -- Southern States. 2
City planning -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Dentists -- Tennessee. 2
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 2
Exhibitions -- Tennessee. 2
Feed mills -- Tennessee. 2
Governors -- Tennessee. 2
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 2
Judges -- Tennessee. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Knox County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Economic conditions. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Race relations. 2
Medicine -- Tennessee. 2
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Norris (Tenn.) 2
Pharmaceutical chemistry. 2
Pharmacists -- Tennessee. 2
Photographs -- 20th century. 2
Retail trade -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slavery -- Tennessee 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
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
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 2
Tennessee -- History. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 2
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
Tennessee, East. 2
Theater -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
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
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
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Language
English 269
French 1
 
Names
Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2