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George P. Palo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2674
Abstract

The George P. Palo Papers, circa 1860s-1990s (bulk 1920s-1990s), contains the personal and professional papers of George P. Palo, former Chief Engineer of TVA, and his wife Annie G. Palo. The collection consists of articles, biographical documents, correspondence, school papers from M. I. T., photographs, and travel material from Europe, USA, Russia, China, etc. The bulk of the collection spans George's career with TVA and his experiences with civil engineering.

Dates: circa 1860s-1990s (bulk 1920s-1990s)

Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Women's Portraits

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3926
Overview

Collection contains twelve portrait photographs of women taken in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Most of the photographs have no identifying information except for studio information, and some of the photographs are mounted.

Dates: circa 1880s-1910s

Nineteenth-Century Portraits

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3939
Overview

This collection contains seven portrait photographs of women. All are undated and contain no descriptive information, but are presumably from the late nineteenth century. Four of the portraits are tintypes, two are cabinet cards, and one is a cased daguerreotype.

Dates: circa 1860s-1890s

Sharp and Lauderdale Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3061
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Winnifred (Watson) Sharp and her daughter Maywin (Sharp) Lauderdale from the 1880s through 2003, primarily 1940s to 1990s. Materials include baby books and Winnifred Sharp's diaries from the 1920s through the 1960s, a large collection of mostly American postcards, spanning the 20th century, and numerous family photographs from the 1880s to 2000s. There are also numerous newspaper articles, collected by Winnifred (Watson) Sharp, from the early to...
Dates: circa 1880-2003 (bulk 1920s-1960s)

"The Civil War Through the Camera"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3166
Abstract This collection consists of a 1912 paperback booklet entitled "The Civil War Through the Camera" containing text by historian Henry W. Elson and photographs taken by Matthew Brady and others. This booklet is the sixteenth and final part of a series documenting the Civil War, particularly through photographs, and is subtitled, "The Last Invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the Fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's Surrender." This final part covers the end of the war, including...
Dates: 1912