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Stanley Folmsbee Letter and Article

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2499
Abstract

This collection houses a 1963 Christmas card and envelope addressed to Dr. Stanley Folmsbee about the publication of Divided Loyalties and a 1971 article discussing the reenactment of CSA General James Longstreet's entrance into Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1963 December 20-1971 April 11

T. K. Gay Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3167
Abstract

This collection consists of one handwritten letter, written in 1864 in Knoxville, Tennessee, by T. K. Gay of the Signal Corps to his brother Cal in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It reports that Knoxville is currently tranquil but expresses concern that John Morgan is preparing to attack. Gay hypothesizes that if Morgan were to attack he would meet strong resistance, as more troops were expected for the defense of the city. Gay also opines that the war will end soon.

Dates: 1864 August 15

Temperance Society Broadside

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Identifier: MS-2999
Abstract

This collection houses a satirical broadside printed by an unidentified Knoxville Temperance Society. It takes the form of a recruitment poster produced by the liquor companies targeting new customers.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum Photograph

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Identifier: MS-2749
Abstract

This photograph shows the residents of the Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum in Knoxville, Tenn., standing on the stairs outside of their building. The photograph is signed by Negly Stewart.

Dates: undated

Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records

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Identifier: MS-2340
Abstract The Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records, 1933-1942, contain 74 items and is separated into three series. Series I includes 30 memoranda, generally about form and payroll changes from Bruce Overton, the State Director in Tennessee. Series II consists of business letters from or to D. B. Cornwell, the District Supervisor in Knoxville, Tenn. There are also blank forms, letterheads, and various undated lists about Work Projects for the National Youth Administration in Tennessee...
Dates: 1933-1942

The Bijou Theatre: 1909-1949

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Identifier: MS-0894
Abstract

In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1976 August

The Good Shepherd

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Identifier: MS-0710
Abstract In this sermon (entitled The Good Shepherd) Rev. James Park argues that although the shepherd is often considered to fill a humble position, protecting and caring for the flock is an extremely important task that often places its occupant in contact with very powerful individuals. He further contends that because of this combination of responsibility and power, the shepard is an excellent metaphor for Christ. The sermon's cover lists the Biblical text that it is based on (John 10:11, which...
Dates: 1905 April 2

"The Historic Heritage of Kingston Pike"

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Identifier: MS-0868
Abstract

In this pamphlet, W. Russell Briscoe describes the history of Knoxville's Kingston Pike from its beginnings in 1792 through approximately 1975.

Dates: 1975

Thomas Francis Fitzgerald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1897
Abstract

Collection contains the diary of Thomas Francis Fitzgerald for the calendar year of 1903. Fitzgerald documented some aspects of his life every day of the year with entries regarding the weather, road conditions, people he visited, what he ate for dinner, and anything else he might have done that day.

Dates: 1903

Tilghman Haws Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-0240
Abstract

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Dates: 1861-1920

Union Soldier's Letter from Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2247
Abstract

In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 October 29

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0077
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1926-1951.

Dates: 1926-1951

University of Tennessee's Economic Impact on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0151
Abstract

This collection consists of three Economic Impact Reports documenting the impact of the University of Tennessee on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area from 1985-1986 and the impact of the Athletic Department in October 1991. Both studies were completed by the Center for Business and Economic Research in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dates: 1987-1991

UTK Bicentennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0576
Abstract

This collection contains information related to planning a celebration of the University of Tennessee’s 200th anniversary in 1994. Material includes information on event planning, exhibits, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1992-1994

W. Gibbs McAdoo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2232
Abstract

The W. Gibbs McAdoo letter, written November 8, 1860, describes the mood in Knoxville, Tenn., after Lincoln's election. He also tells of an incident in which someone tied a tin bucket and a note reading "Going out of the Union" to a dog and turned it loose on Gay Street.

Dates: 1860 November 8

W. S. Austin Ledger and Index

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3508
Abstract

Dr. W. S. Austin used this ledger to document his work as a physician in Knoxville, Tennessee between 1905 and 1918, including some transactions made through the Tennessee Medical College and records of his salary. Also included is an index to the ledger organized by patient surname.

Dates: 1905-1918

Watson B. Smith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3020
Abstract

This collection houses two letters that Union soldier Watson B. Smith wrote to his mother, Mary Amanda (Birchard) Smith, on September 23, 1863 and October 1, 1863. In them, Smith discusses Union operations in the Knoxville Campaign, life in headquarters, and news from the Battle of Chattanooga.

Dates: 1863 September 23, 1863 October 1

Watson B. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3324
Abstract This collection houses four letters that Watson B. Smith wrote to his family in Michigan from East Tennessee during August and September of 1863. In them, he discusses the Knoxville Campaign, battles with Confederate troops and guerillas, and dealings with the civilian population, which was mostly (but not entirely) sympathetic to the Union. He also discusses his duties in headquarters, including his temporary appointment as aide-de-camp. Several letters written to and from captured...
Dates: 1863 June 28-September 17, undated

Wesley T. Kennerly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3440
Abstract The bulk of this collection houses correspondence written to and by W. T. Kennerly between 1891 and 1943. Among his correspondents are the nurses that he met while hospitalized in San Francisco during the Spanish-American War and such political figures as Senators Kenneth McKellar and Tom Stewart and Tennessee governor Prentice Cooper. Many of the letters document Kennerly's efforts to help friends and supporters secure employment with such agencies as the WPA and the TVA. The collection...
Dates: 1855 February 21-1943 May (Bulk 1891 June 8-1943 May)

William C. Mynatt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0270
Abstract

This collection houses four letters written to Major William C. Mynatt in Knoxville, Tennessee. The majority discuss federal taxes and pensions, but one announces an engagement.

Dates: 1819 March 1-April 30, 1826 June 3-1827 May 23

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Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
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