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A Brief History of Kingston and Roane County, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0444
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1954 June 15

A Glimpse of the Past: Roane's Industrial Belt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1094
Abstract

This collection consists of 38 articles by Snyder Roberts published in the Roane County News between December 30, 1981 and September 15, 1982.

Dates: 1981 December 30-1982 September 15

Abraham Swaggerty Deposition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0431
Abstract

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 that James Corbus and William Murphy disputed ownership of.

Dates: 1818 July 18

B. W. Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3080
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1897 July 1

George Jones Memorial Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract

This collection consists of three volumes of church rolls and minutes for the George Jones Memorial Baptist Church in Wheat, Tennessee.

Dates: 1853-1951

J. R. Campbell and James W. Taylor Photographs and Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3203
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862-circa 1910 (bulk circa 1910)

Roane County Court Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1050
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1847 October 28-1848 November 15, 1897 October 14

Roane County Teachers' Register

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2932
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917

Roane Iron Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1120
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1867-1932

Shiloh Baptist Church Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0534
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1821 May 26-1866 June

William C. Dunlap Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3612
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1825 July 27