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Donald F. Paine Collection of Hiram Hall, Eugene D. Blanchard, and Stanley Puryear

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3204
Abstract This collection houses trial documents, research notes, newspaper articles, and photographs showing three separate murder cases. The first of these cases is State of Tennessee vs. Hiram Hall. Hall was convicted of murdering his wife, Ida Hassler Hall, on August 18, 1897 near Crossville, Tennessee. The second case researched is State of Tennessee vs. Eugene D. Blanchard. Blanchard was convicted of murdering Harry Gervin in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 16, 1930. The third case included is State...
Dates: 1897 August-2007 October

Donald Paine Collection Regarding Tennessee v. Rush Strong

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Identifier: MS-3442
Abstract

This collection houses Donald Paine's research into and articles about Tennessee v. Rush Strong. The case involved Gideon Rush Strong's 1916 murder of Sam Luttrell, who he believed had raped his wife.

Dates: 1900-1941, 2007-2008

Dr. Amos R. Garrison Diary

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Identifier: MS-2487
Abstract

This collection contains the diary of Dr. Amos R. Garrison of Knoxville, Tennessee. Garrison's diary spans the years 1898 to 1902 with the bulk of the passages in reference to the people he met, the places he visited (including Chattanooga, TN; Louisville, KY; Salt Lake City, UT; and San Francisco, CA), and both his schooling and his teaching.

Dates: 1898 January 1-1902 July 31

Dr. Herbert Acuff Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-2430
Abstract

The Dr. Herbert Acuff Scrapbook, 1948-1955 (bulk 1948), consists primarily of congratulatory letters sent to Acuff upon his election as president of the International College of Surgeons in 1948. Also included are loose items, including letters, academic articles, and clippings, that were found inserted in the front of the book.

Dates: 1948-1955 (bulk 1948)

E. D. Bruce Civil War Letter

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Identifier: MS-3857
Abstract

This February 19,1864 letter by Private E. D. Bruce of the 8th Georgia Infantry informs of the "good health and fine spirits" of his army. Written to his family, he informs them of the happenings and current conditions of the war.

Dates: 1864 February 19

E. S. Chesbrough Letter

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Identifier: MS-0923
Abstract

E. S. Chesbrough wrote this letter to H. M. Nelson, a civil engineer in Faytteville, North Carolina, from Knoxville, Tennessee on June 12, 1837. In it, Chesbrough describes spending the night with a local family in a small cabin, mentions his duties as a surveyor, and discusses some church matters. This collection also houses a typewritten transcript of the original letter.

Dates: 1837 June 12

Early Knoxville Photographs Collection

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Identifier: MS-2512
Abstract

This collection consists of a number of portrait photographs taken by 40 Knoxville photography firms between approximately 1870 and 1900.

Dates: circa 1870-circa 1900

East Tennessee Claim Books

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Identifier: MS-0662
Abstract

This collection consists of four ledger books that contain property and pension claims made by East Tennesseans following the Civil War.

Dates: circa 1860-1890

East Tennessee College Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0218
Abstract

This collection houses 47 documents and typewritten notes showing the operations of East Tennessee College during the first part of the 19th century.

Dates: 1823 April 10-1858 March 16; undated

Edgar C. Wilson Oral History

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Identifier: MS-3226
Abstract

In this interview, Edgar C. Wilson discusses the end of his service in World War II and his postwar life in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 2005 September 4

Edmund Burke Whitman Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4001
Abstract

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter from December 5, 1864, written by Edmund Burke Whitman, Assistant Quartermaster, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The letter is addressed Lt. Colonel Andrew J. Mackay to let him know of the needed supplies.

Dates: 1864 December 5

Edward J. Sanford Ledger

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Identifier: MS-3503
Abstract

This ledger opens with several months of purchase records (which are glued into the book) and proceeds to a cash and contra record for 1856 and 1857. After several empty pages, it presents a cash record for 1864 and 1865 and ends with numerous blank pages.

Dates: 1856 June 18-1864 July 19

Eleanor Creekmore Sketch Book

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Identifier: MS-3311
Abstract

Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.

Dates: 1949-1950

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

Elizabeth Vaughan Kennedy Photographs

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Identifier: MS-3193
Abstract

This collection houses a photograph album containing approximately 200 photographs taken by Elizabeth Vaughan Kennedy. The images depict such Southern locations as Tuskegee, Lutrell, and Montreat in addition to several antebellum homes, leisure time activities (for example a tennis match and a carnival party), landscapes, political campaigns, and groups of people.

Dates: circa 1899

Ellen McClung Berry Papers

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Identifier: MS-1313
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, and other materials relating to Ellen McClung Berry. The collection dates between 1921 and 1985.

Dates: 1921 July 2-1986 December 25, undated

Ephemera Collection

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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

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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

Faculty Women's Club and Newcomer's Club Collection

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Identifier: AR-0455
Abstract

This collection houses official papers, minutes, and a scrapbook documenting the Faculty Women's Club and the Newcomer's Club between 1938 and 1992.

Dates: 1938-1992

Faculty Women's Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0260
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting the University of Tennessee Faculty Women's Club. These items include calendars dating from 1935 to 1988, minute books (which contain typed announcements issued at the time of a member's death) dating from 1920 to 1968, and financial reports dating from 1948 to 1975. Additionally, the collection houses material from two clubs sponsored by the Faculty Women's Club: the Newcomer's Club and the National Association of University Dames.

Dates: 1920-2000

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 23
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World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 6
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 2
African Americans -- Tennessee. 1
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Architecture -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Art -- Exhibitions. 1
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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
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Christian life -- United States. 1
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Confederate States of America. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
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Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 1