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Allen A. Hall Letters

Identifier: MS-1635

In these four letters, Allen Hall's correspondents discuss such political matters as appointments to the Post Office, removals of political officeholders, and the political situation in Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1849 May 22-November 8

Baron Burnham Manuscript Regarding World War I

Identifier: MS-3471

Baron Burnham (Harry Levy-Lawson) wrote this manuscript for publication in his newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, on December 28, 1917. In it, he applauds the United States' decision to enter World War I.

Dates: 1917 December 28

Campus Publications

Identifier: AR-0656

This collection houses newsletters published on the University of Tennessee campus (including the Law School's Taylor Times, the Medical Center's Monitor, and alumni newsletters) and correspondence documenting their content and development.

Dates: 1982-1992

Cave Johnson Letters

Identifier: MS-0888

Two of these letters, both addressed to an unknown recipient, concern subscriptions to the Weekly Globe. The third (dated 1843) is addressed to John H. Caustine and concerns fees for dealing with spoliation claims.

Dates: 1832 June 17-1843 December 23

Charlie Daniel Editorial Cartoon Collection

Identifier: MS-3526
Abstract This collection consists of over 20,000 original cartoons drawn by Charlie Daniel during his career as the editorial cartoonist at the Knoxville Journal (from 1958) and the Knoxville News-Sentinel (from 1992). In these cartoons, Daniel has offered comments upon life in general and politics in particular, through a cast of characters that includes – in addition to real people – Rosie the diner cook, Elmo Smidlap the everyman, and someone who looks remarkably like the artist himself. The...
Dates: 1951-2018

F. S. Heiskell Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-2190

This collection contains a F. S. Heiskell's scrapbook of 1840's newspaper clippings, mainly about the government, the economy, agriculture, and the Mexican War.

Dates: circa 1840-1851

F. S. Heiskell Subscription List of the Knoxville Register

Identifier: MS-0493
Abstract This collection contains the subscription list for the Knoxville Register in 1820. According to an accompanying note, the list was found in the attic of the editor, F. S. Heiskell. The date 1820 is indicated by the reference on page 112 to the Emancipator, an anti-slavery paper published in that year in Jonesboro. The numbers after the names are probably the number of issues of the Register...
Dates: 1820

George Wilson Publishing Accounts Payable List

Identifier: MS-2768
Abstract This folder contains a list of accounts payable from June to October 1801 to East Tennessee publisher George Wilson of George Wilson Publishing. Wilson, as partner to George Raulston, was the publisher of the Knoxville Gazette. After the partnership dissolved, Wilson moved to Jonesborough to start his own newspaper, The Washington Newspaper and Advertiser, which was established in 1803. Items on the list include: whiskey and workmen, gate and...
Dates: 1801 June-October

Gordon Aronhime Collection

Identifier: MS-0297

This collection contains correspondence, musical handbills and programs in American and German, and a European Autograph Album belonging to the Hodgson Family containing famous European composers, politicians, and writers.

Dates: 1793-1964; Majority of material found within 1925-1964

H. G. Parks Letter

Identifier: MS-0269

In this letter, H. G. Parks asks F. S. Heiskell (editor of the Knoxville Register) to please send him a copy of that paper. Parks is residing in Richmond (Ray County), Missouri and has not seen the Register since he left Knoxville. He also remarks that most newspapers in Missouri "put Genl. Jackson down and ... rase Henry Clay." A note on the verso indicates that Heiskell provided the requested copy.

Dates: 1831 July 24

H. J. Anderson Letter to the Editor of the Globe

Identifier: MS-1155

This collection consists of a handwritten letter by H. J. Anderson of Toulon, Haywood County, Tennessee, to F. P. Blair, the editor of the Globe (Washington, D.C.), on January 23, 1835 regarding his subscription to the newspaper.

Dates: 1835 January 23

Introducing ... Delete-O-Brain!

Identifier: AR-0532

Tina Bentrup, an employee at Hodges Library's Inter-Library Loan Department, drew these cartoons following the adventures of Delete-O-Brain, the reference librarian at The-Hanging-Gardens-of-Babylon Library. They depict such subjects as library patrons, football, and university students and first appeared in the UT student newspaper, The Daily Beacon, in 1999.

Dates: 2000

Jack Wayland Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-1117

A single bound scrapbook of newspaper clippings put together by Jack Wayland between 1881 and 1919. Subjects include mostly current events, particularly those related to war and world news.

Dates: 1881-1919

James D. Hoskins Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-3729

The collection consists of letters, newspaper clippings, and personal effects of former University of Tennessee president James D. Hoskins (1870-1960).

Dates: 1870-1976

John B. Brownlow Letter

Identifier: MS-0363

This collection consists of a single letter from John B. Brownlow to William G. McAdoo on February 4, 1890. The letter concerns Brownlow's recollection of a speech made by Andrew Johnson in Knoxville around 1860.

Dates: 1890 February 4

John H. Eaton Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS-0018

This collection houses the papers of Tennessee educator, journalist, and politician John H. Eaton Jr. Some of the topics documented include the U. S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, the U. S. Bureau of Education, Eaton's newspaper Memphis Evening Post, and personal matters.

Dates: 1862-1881

Knoxville Journal and Tribune Assignment Book

Identifier: MS-2197

This collection contains a newspaper assignment book for the Knoxville Journal and Tribune from January 1 to December 31, 1911. Each page is dated and completed in ink with the stories a reporter was assigned to and the items that needed to be looked up that day.

Dates: 1911

Knoxville Journal and Tribune Button

Identifier: MS-3949

A single pinback button with text reading "I sell the Knoxville Journal and Tribune."

Dates: undated

Knoxville Journal Company Notebook

Identifier: MS-3574
Abstract Note

This small leather pocket journal contains various lists of financial and political information from the 1890's, including election returns from several wards, the price of silver, shareholders in the Knoxville Journal Company, payment on several loans, and the salaries for political and military personnel.

Dates: 1889 January-1896 July

LeRoy Graf Collection

Identifier: MS-2899

This collection consists of newspaper and magazine articles concerning theatre from the 1930s-1980s and Dr. LeRoy Graf's papers, including documents for a 1980 history class.

Dates: circa 1930s-1990s

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