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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

 Collection
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)

Jack E. Reese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0530
Abstract This collection contains material documenting nearly the entirety of Professor Jack Reese's career at the University of Tennessee. Much of this information dates from Reese's time in administrative positions and includes texts of prepared speeches, correspondence with other administrators, professors, and student publications, and items showing position searches. The collection also houses materials documenting Reese's time as Director of the College Scholars Program after his resignation...
Dates: 1968-1996

Jacob Rowland Letters

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Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James D. Hoskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0138
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1912-1954

James M. Welcker Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0271
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1844 May 29-1855 November 12

James T. Moran Notebook

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Identifier: MS-3378
Abstract James T. Moran used this notebook while studying in the University of Tennessee's Pharmacy program in 1902. It consists primarily of instructions for mixing various medicines and creams, including the names and amounts of the requisite chemicals. It also houses a newspaper clipping providing a whitewash recipe, two prescription sheets from the Gooding Drug Co. (where Moran worked while attending school) signed by J. C. Todd, and several slips of paper listing weights and measurements of...
Dates: 1902

James T. Thornton Papers

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Identifier: MS-1306
Abstract

This collection houses receipts that James T. Thornton collected over a period of forty years, from 1875 to 1914.

Dates: 1875-1914

James White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0301
Abstract

This collection consists of papers documenting James White of Knoxville, Tennessee, including genealogical records from the White family Bible and a photocopy of a legal document. A short biography of James White is also included.

Dates: circa 1800, 1924, undated

Jefferson Justice Report on Siege of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3838
Abstract

Jefferson Justice's handwritten report in September 1863 of items lost in transportation from Crab Orchard, Kentucky to Knoxville, Tennessee after the 1863 Siege of Knoxville; items mentioned include bread, coffee, and sugar.

Dates: 1863 September

John B. Brownlow Inspection Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3245
Abstract John Bell Brownlow wrote this inspection report in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 21, 1878. He discusses an anonymous collector in Arkansas who is apparently falling short of his professional expectations and says that the desire for this collector's removal is almost unanimous within his district. This letter was likely written while Brownlow was a revenue agent for the U. S. Treasury Internal Revenue Department. The letterhead reads Remarks of the Inspecting Officer and the report is...
Dates: 1878 January 21

John McNickle Laird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2130
Abstract

John McNickle Laird, Jr. of the Ohio 124th Infantry Regiment (U. S.) writes to his mother, Julia Laird, from a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee and from Marietta, Georgia.

Dates: 1863-1864

John Richards Diary and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1399
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a diary that John Richards Jr. of Knoxville, Tennessee kept between April 6, 1917 and October 20, 1918. After warning his readers that "he or she who read these pages without my consent are cussed by me," Richards discusses his desire to fight in World War I, his admiration for classmates who have joined the Navy, seeing these new recruits off at the train station, his studies and activities at Central High School, cross-dressing in order to play pranks,...
Dates: 1917 April 6-1940 May 23

John Shrady Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1436
Abstract

Letters written by Dr. John Shrady (in a very clear hand) to his wife, Jeannie (Sammis) Shrady, while serving as a surgeon with the 2nd Tennessee Infantry Division during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters from July 29, 1863 (which tells of a Rebel massacre near Myandotte'sville, Virginia some time in the past) and September 28, 1864 (which discusses difficulties with mustering out and getting paid and mentions W. G. Brownlow in passing).

Dates: 1862 May 17-1864 October 8

John W. Cleland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3270
Abstract

This collection houses a letter that John Cleland wrote to his sister, Mary J. Jennie Cleland, in Defiance County, Ohio from Knoxville, Tennessee on December 14, 1863. In it, he discusses his regiment's participation in the Battle of Knoxville, including the losses they suffered.

Dates: 1863 December 14

John W. Cleland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3834
Abstract

This collection includes two handwritten letters by John Cleland, Union soldier during the Civil War, written to his family from outside Knoxville, Tenn. during February and March 1864.

Dates: 1864 February-March

John W. Hammer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2134
Abstract

While encamped in the Cumberland Ford area of Knox County, Tenn., John W. Hammer serving in the 16th Ohio Infantry Company K writes to a friend named Annie. In this letter dated June 4, 1862, he describes the fortifications that are in place to protect them from the Confederates. His company moves toward the Confederate camps and skirmishes occur.

Dates: 1862 June 4

John Watkins Letter and Speech Transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3394
Abstract

John G. Whipple created these transcripts from originals housed in MS.1161 in 1998. Included are two speeches entitled The Atlanta Campaign prepared for the members of the 19th Battery Association (as the editor notes, it is unclear which of the two speeches Watkins actually gave) and several war-time letters that Watkins wrote to his fiancee, Sarah Probert, between 1862 and 1865. The transcriptions include notes made by the editor.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Watkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1161
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters that John Watkins, then serving with the 19th Ohio Light Artillery, wrote to his fiancee, Sarah Probert, and other family members. In them, he discusses his experiences in the Civil War, including his unit's participation in the East Tennessee Campaign and the Battle of Fort Sanders. Also included are family diaries, photographs, and account books.

Dates: 1805 - circa 1985

Joseph A. Mabry Estate Settlement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1057
Abstract

The collection contains the estate settlement of Joseph A. Mabry, Jr.

Dates: 1844

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Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
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Calhoun County (Ala.) -- History. 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
Children's stories, American. 1
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Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
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