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Albion Tipton Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3194
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence and financial papers documenting Albion Tipton Blair of McMinn County, Tennessee between 1840 and 1884. These materials detail the goods and transactions of the general store he owned and the financial collapse of another one of his operations. In addition, the collection houses poetry written or copied by Blair's wife, Eliza Ann (Reynolds) Blair.

Dates: 1840-1841, 1858, 1883-1884

Cooke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2024
Abstract

This collection houses an array of material documenting 19th century McMinn County, Tennessee. This material includes early land deeds (Folders 5, 6, 21), land surveys (Folder 18), plat and county maps (Folders 13, 20), and notes for sermons (Folders 1, 16, 17, 19).

Dates: 1825-1885

Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0546
Abstract

This collection is a bound typescript of Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity dated August 1952. It includes graphs, charts, and statistics for areas of interests such as schools, organizations, county government, populations, and public agencies of Monroe, Polk, and McMinn counties in Tennessee.

Dates: 1952 August

M. T. C. Royston Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3504
Abstract

These three ledgers record the accounts of Dr. M. T. C. Royston's various patients, who are listed alphabetically at the beginning of each ledger. Each entry lists, with abbreviations, what services Royston provided and the amount he charged.

Dates: 1859 January 1-1861 December 31

McMinn County Bill for Coffins

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0066
Abstract

This collection consists of a bill for coffins from McMinn County, Tennessee, to Thomas Riggins.

Dates: 1871 March 31

McMinn County Deeds and Indentures

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0288
Abstract

This collection consists of a survey map pertaining to the purchase of "Walker Mill Reservation" and four deeds all from McMinn County, Tennessee. The deeds date from 1847-1869.

Dates: 1847-1869

McMinn County, Tennessee Blacksmith Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3088
Abstract

This collection contains the ledger for a blacksmith in McMinn County, Tennessee. The blacksmith listed each job with customer name, job, and cost. Some recurring names include John and Joseph Copeland, John Benton, David Cantrell, and James Chesnutt.

Dates: 1849-1851

Samuel M. Johnston Address

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2418
Abstract

This collection consists of one piece of paper with the address of Samuel M. Johnston in Fountain Hill, McMinn County, Tennessee. It looks to date from the 19th century.

Dates: undated

W. G. Brownlow Article

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0926
Abstract

William G. Brownlow, publisher and editor of Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig, published this article in his newspaper on June 17, 1868. The piece, titled the "McMinn County Manifesto," refers to two articles published in Samuel P. Ivins’ Athens Post on October 3 and 10, 1862.

Dates: 1868 June 17

William G. Williams Report on Cherokee Territory

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0410
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of a photocopied 35-page report describing a topographical survey of present-day Polk, Monroe, and McMinn counties in Tennessee. It is written in narrative style and includes observations and a sketched map of the area. Also included are three photocopied letters, one to John James Albert from William George Williams, one to Colonel William C. Lindsay (incomplete), and one to an unnamed commander from General Zachary Taylor to tell him of Captain...
Dates: 1838 February 8-1846 September 25

William W. Lowry Postmaster Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1727
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters to William W. Lowry, from the Post Office Department and the Bureau of Pensions, notifying him of his appointment to Postmaster for McMinn County in Tennessee.

Dates: 1897 May 19-20