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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.
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.
This collection consists of a hand drawn survey dated 1806 of lands held near Nashville, Tennessee by George Washington Campbell, a letter written by Campbell to a Mrs. Mary Doherty in 1832 concerning 640 acres of Campbell's land in Tennessee, and an undated stereograph of George Washington Campbell's Nashville, Tennessee mansion.
This collection consists of three military records of Gideon S. Sentelle from 1865. The records include a discharge paper from Knoxville, Tennessee and two muster-out rolls.
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.
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.
This collection houses a monthly student report from the Hampden-Sydney School of Knoxville, Tenn., for Mallie Ross.
This collection contains correspondence and other materials documenting the Knoxville Civil War Centennial and Harold Fink's work with the Civil War Marker Project.
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains a single letter on Hotel Farragut stationary, written by an unidentified son to his mother in Jackson, Tennessee, 1927.
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.
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.
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.
The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, notes, and other materials documenting James D. Hoskins' work with the University of Tennessee during the 1930s and 1940s. Other materials show his involvement with the Sons of the Revolution, the genealogy of the Hoskins family, and Tennessee history.
This collection houses five letters addressed to James M. Welcker. Most discuss financial and political matters (including Polk's nomination as a presidential candidate), but some also touch on family affairs.
- 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
- 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
- Diaries. 1 ∧ less
- Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 1