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A Brief History of Kingston and Roane County, Tennessee
E. E. Pierce presented this history of Kingston and Roane County, Tennessee to the Provisional Rotary Club of Kingston on June 15, 1954. In the document, he discusses the county's founding, Kingston's organization, early schools and industries, prominent settlers, churches, population, and average weather conditions.
A Glimpse of the Past: Roane's Industrial Belt
This collection consists of 38 articles by Snyder Roberts published in the Roane County News between December 30, 1981 and September 15, 1982.
Abraham Swaggerty Deposition
In this deposition, Abraham Swaggerty testifies that he helped to survey 675 acres of land that the State of North Carolina granted to Robert Reed in 1787. This tract was included in a parcel of which James Corbus and William Murphy disputed ownership.
B. W. Martin Letter
This collection consists of a letter from B. W. Martin of Harriman, Tennessee, to an unnamed woman, dated July 1, 1897. The letter describes how to take an eye test and lists prices for eyeglasses and watch repair.
George Jones Memorial Baptist Church Records
This collection consists of three volumes of church rolls and minutes for the George Jones Memorial Baptist Church in Wheat, Tennessee between 1853 and 1951.
J. R. Campbell and James W. Taylor Photographs and Pamphlet
This collection houses primarily photographs of the Church of God and its members taken by J. R. Campbell near Harriman and Hyatt, Tennessee, around 1910. Also included is a pamphlet by James W. Taylor entitled Alleghania. This document discusses the reasons for pro-Union feelings in East Tennessee and Knoxville's strategic importance.
Roane County Court Documents
This collection houses three legal documents created in Roane County, Tennessee. The first document is a marriage license for Hiram Babb and Malinda Griffis dated October 28, 1847; the second appoints J. J. Scarbraugh as a notary public on October 14, 1897 and is signed by then-governor of Tennessee Robert L. Taylor; the third is a bond posted by David Ferguson on November 15, 1848 regarding the marriage of Samuel D. Elkins and Martha Jane Wilson.
Roane County Teachers' Register
This collection houses a 1917 Teachers' Register issued by the Tennessee State Superintendent of Public Instruction in Nashville. It was used in Roane County's Union Hill School and records students' attendance and grades.
Roane Iron Company Ledger
This ledger documents the Roane Iron Company from its founding in 1867 until its bankruptcy in 1932. Among these records are the minutes from corporate board meetings and shareholders meetings.
Shiloh Baptist Church Minutes
Agnes B. Maddox typed these 28 pages from the only written copy of the Shiloh Baptist Church's minutes in 1964. The manuscript begins with an index of members, noting whether they are deceased, dismissed, or excluded. The minutes themselves begin on May 26, 1821 with Bird Deatherage appointed moderator and Abner Deatherage clerk. These pages are photocopies of the original typewritten documents.
William C. Dunlap Circular
William Dunlap sent this three-page letter of extravagant prose to the citizens of Roane and Morgan Counties in order to tell them about his positions during a campaign for state legislator.
- Subject: Roane County (Tenn.) X
- Roane County (Tenn.) -- History. 7
- Harriman (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Roane County (Tenn.) 2
- Roane County (Tenn.) -- Religion. 2
- Baptists -- Tennessee -- Roane County. 1
- Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
- County courts -- Tennessee -- Roane County. 1
- Education, Primary -- Tennessee. 1
- Hamblen County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Iron industry and trade -- Tennessee. 1
- Iron mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Jewelers -- Tennessee. 1
- Kingston (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 1
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 1
- Marriage licenses -- Tennessee. 1
- Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
- Pentecostals -- Tennessee. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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