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This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.
This collection consists of a Xerox copy of Alice Bass Luttrell’s memoir. The memoir traces the family history from the immigration of Joseph Phillips from Wales in the mid-18th century to Luttrell's personal child remembrances. In addition to the manuscript, also available are photocopied selections of music.
This collection houses two books that Union Sergeant Charles H. Pierce used to keep a diary and record roll call in addition to a formal studio portrait depicting Pierce in his later years wearing his Grand Army of the Republic Star.
The Henry Cherry Letters, 1864-1865, contain nine letters from Cherry, a Chaplain with the 10th Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War, to Amos Gould of Owosso, Mich., describing both military and civilian life in the Union Army during the Civil War. The majority of these letters were written from Knoxville, Tenn.
This collection consists primarily of two undated, fragmentary letters that John Watkins wrote during the Civil War. One is written on United States Sanitary Commission letterhead. These two items are accompanied by a poem entitled The Union, which Watkins apparently authored.
This collection houses six volumes documenting the activities of the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, between 1927 and 1933.
A letter written by Corporal Noble B. Wiggins on August 7, 1862 at the 42nd Ohio Infantry's Camp Virginia, located outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He describes foraging expeditions and his company's acquisition of mules, horses, and food as well as their losses in men.
This collection contains correspondence, legislation, photographs, newspaper clippings, and publications documenting the life and work of Philander Priestley Claxton.
This February 2, 1862, letter is from Phoebe Cross to her sister. In the letter, Cross describes her life and family in East Tennessee while her husband is at war.
This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.
This collection consists of 25 letters relating to Roswell and Nannie Kingsley, their family members, and some of their friends written from 1850-1885. The correspondence provides insights into East Tennessee during the Civil War as well as a look at ex-Confederate home life.
This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War.
This collection houses five volumes documenting the guests of Dandridge's Shepard Inn between 1907 and 1928.
In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.
The W. Gibbs McAdoo letter, written November 8, 1860, describes the mood in Knoxville, Tenn., after Lincoln's election. He also tells of an incident in which someone tied a tin bucket and a note reading "Going out of the Union" to a dog and turned it loose on Gay Street.
The Wartburg (Tenn.) Collection, 1864-1925 (bulk 1864-1896), contains numerous letters to residents of or regarding life in Wartburg, Tenn. (Morgan County). All of these documents except for the single letter from 1925 are written in German. Some of the topics covered include Civil War-era Chattanooga (letter dated March 29, 1864), the Southern Express Company of Knoxville (November 6, 1868), and alcohol production and prices (many of the letters from the 1880s and 1890s).
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- Correspondence. 2
- Hotels -- Tennessee, East. 2
- Taverns (Inns) -- Tennessee, East. 2
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 2
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
- Tennessee -- History. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Autobiography. 1
- Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Cades Cove (Tenn.) 1
- Cades Cove (Tenn.) -- Biography. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. 1
- Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Dandridge (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Education -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Education -- Tennessee, East. 1
- Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
- German Americans -- Tennessee, East. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
- Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Maryville College -- History. 1
- Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Primitive Baptists -- Tennessee. 1
- Secession -- Southern States. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- Religion. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History. 1
- Tennessee, East. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953. 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 129th (1863-1864) 1
- Wartburg (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Women -- Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Women authors, American -- 20th century. 1
- Women authors, American -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less