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This collection houses letters that Betsey Beeler Creekmore wrote to her mother, Betsey (Beeler) Creekmore, between 1934 and 1935. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the Creekmore family and the history of Knoxville, Tennessee.
This collection contains the notes, photographs, and books collected by Betsey Beeler Creekmore for her publications and research about the Knoxville region and the Great Smoky Mountains.
The C. B. Alexander Receipt Folder, 1916-1923, contains receipts, checks, letters and envelopes, account books, credit and registration certificates, and membership cards for the Order of the Railroad Telegraphers, as well as a photo negative of a soldier and postcard of the Knoxville Deaf and Dumb School.
This collection houses receipts and letters from the C. M. McClung & Co. hardware company, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, recording sales to Frank William Taylor of Morristown, Tennessee made between 1929 and 1941.
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.
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.
Carson Brewer wrote these columns for the Knoxville News-Sentinel on such subjects as Knoxville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the people and communities of the Smoky Mountains region, and the Tennessee Valley Authority between the 1940s and the 1980s.
This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.
This collection consists of library catalog books, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and press clippings belonging to the Hudson family. Charles Hudson was an engineer who built the last wooden bridge across the Mississippi River.
This collection contains a single handwritten letter from soldier Charles Miller, dated March 29, 1864, to Richard Cochran of Piketon, Ohio. Miller writes the letter from Knoxville, Tennessee. The envelope is included.
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.
In these July 1861 letters from Colonel Carrick W. Heiskell to his sister and neice, Heiskell discusses his surroundings and experiences in the Cumberland Gap while serving in the 19th Tennessee Confederate Infantry. Heiskell makes specific note of the mountain area, valleys of Tennessee, and an “abundance of rattlesnakes.” He goes on to discuss his readiness for conflict with the enemy in the days ahead, as well as the desertion of a relative soldier to the enemy.
This collection houses correspondence documenting the University of Tennessee's role in the further development of the site of the 1982 World's Fair. Some of the correspondence proposes that the site be used for an Appalachian Pioneer Museum. The collection also contains a report from the working group charged with planning for the site.
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.
In this letter, David Henley reports that he has forwarded Crozier and King's accounts for sundry articles of merchandize furnished for the Indian and Quarter Masters Departments and for the use of my office from April to December 1798. In all, the men are owed $451.99, which may be paid to their attorney, Samuel Meeker.
This collection consists of one letter by David J. Durand to his sisters, written February 21, 1864, describing the Federal Army's preparedness for a Confederate attack in Knoxville, TN.
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.
The Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks document the annual spring cultural arts festival that has occurred since April 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, promotional materials, and administrative papers that date 1962-2005, with the bulk of the material dating 1980-1998.
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 121
- 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
- Diaries. 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
- 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
- Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 1