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Alan S. Heilman Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3783

Donated by Dr. Alan S. Heilman himself, this postcard collection documents thirty years of friendly correspondence between academic acquaintances. These botanical photographic postcards provide brief insight to his time as a professor at the University of Tennessee from 1980 to 1997, sampling his continued passion for botanical photography in his retirement through the year 2009.

Dates: 1980-2009

Bernadotte Everly Schmitt Postcards

Identifier: MS-0545

The collection consists of several hundred postcards from the early 20th century depicting various locations, people, and landscapes from Germany, Holland, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium, and England.

Dates: 1906-1910

Bogart Family Great Smoky Mountains Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3709

The collection consists of 19 postcards depicting the Great Smoky Mountains. The postcards were mailed to the family and friends of the Bogart family during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1917-1946

East Tennessee Postcards

Identifier: MS-3948

This collection includes three postcards depicting places in East Tennessee. The first, used in 1909, depicts a photograph of a hotel in Lea's Springs and was printed by Earle Harrison on Knoxville. The second, used in 1911, depicts a drawing of Knoxville in 1793. The third, used in 1912, depicts coke ovens in Lafollette. Each postcard has been used and includes a message on the back side of the postcard.

Dates: 1909 August 12-1912 August 29

Great Smoky Mountains Postcards and Negatives

Identifier: MS-3784

This collection contains various postcards of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and several negatives of the photographs that were printed on to them. There is also a miniature book containing pictures used on the postcards and a box that has miniature pictures in it as well. Also contained in the collection is sheet music contained in a large, thin book and several pricing manuals on graphic masks.

Dates: ca. 1900-1950

Knoxville Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3793

The collection consists of 100 postcards depicting various locations and buildings in Knoxville, Tennessee from the early 1900s.

Dates: circa 1900-1910

Photographs of Tennessee Cities Collection

Identifier: MS-0951

This collection contains images (primarily postcard views) of 135 Tennessee cities. It is particularly rich in images of Knoxville, documenting the city and its history through pictures of airports, individual buildings, maps, vistas, people, vehicles, the Tennessee River, street scenes, and the 1982 World's Fair.

Dates: 1850-2007; Majority of material found within 1886-1960

Postcard of an areoplane view of the University of Tennessee

Identifier: AR-0763

This collection contains a postcard published by Knoxville-based Standard News Co., titled "Areoplane view, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.--49". The aerial view shows the Hill circa the 1930s.

Dates: undated

Postcards of Knoxville

Identifier: MS-3811

This consists of postcards that shows various locations and landmarks around Knoxville such as the Andrew Johnson Hotel, the Knoxville Courthouse, Fountain City Lake, and the University of Tennessee. The dates of the postcards range from around 1908 to 2013, with some of them being blank and others having writing and postage stamps on them.

Dates: 1908-2013

Ridley Wills Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3781
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 2800 postcards featuring the Great Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee and Western North Carolina from the 1910s to the 1990s. The cards depict a variety of scenes, including iconic natural features, distinctive architecture, general landscapes, and popular tourist destinations. The predominant focus of this collection is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding areas including Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and the images on the postcards...
Dates: 1910s-1990s

S. H. Jestes & Bessie Jones Collection

Identifier: MS-3808

This collection consists of postcards, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers of Samuel Houston Jestes and Bertha Regina "Bessie" Jones ranging from 1905 to 1919.

Dates: 1905-1919

Sharp and Lauderdale Family Papers

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)

Tennessee Postcards

Identifier: MS-2774

Collection of early-mid twentieth century Tennessee postcards. This collection includes postcards from Trotter's Landing, Reelfoot Lake, Chief Standing Deer, among others. The collection contains approximately 15 postcards, some of which are used and stamped.

Dates: circa 1908-1960

University of Tennessee Postcard Collection,

Identifier: AR-0790

This collection contains four postcards with pictures of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, referred to as Tennessee State University, Knoxville on the cards, at notable locations from 1910-1912.

Dates: circa 1910-1912

University of Tennessee Postcard Collection

Identifier: AR-0765

This collection contains postcards of print images of the University of Tennessee, a good number of them with messages and stamps. The cards have a copyright date of 1903. While most are postmarked no later than 1920, two are postmarked 1949.

Dates: 1903