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Greeneville (Tenn.) Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0005
Abstract

This daybook contains the records of a general store in Greeneville, Tennessee, including the names of customers, the items they purchased (including cloth, tobacco, coffee, and turpentine), and the prices they paid.

Dates: 1813

H. L. Rich Letter to Horace Thomson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1671
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from H. L. Rich in East Tennessee to Horace Thomson in Farmington, Connecticut. The letter is dated July 7, 1834. Rich asks Thomson and other old friends from Connecticut to continue to supply Rich's Sabbath School with supplies, such as school books, as well as monetary donations.

Dates: 1834 July 7

Henry B. Wetzell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2782
Abstract The Henry B. Wetzell Correspondence consists of two letters written to his father while enlisted as a soldier in the 51st Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. In the first letter, dated January 17, 1863, from Strawberry Plains, Tenn., Wetzell mentions their pursuit of Longstreet, the 2nd U. S. Artillery in Knoxville, Tenn. and a transfer from the 51st Pa. to the 11th NHV. Wetzell also discusses his decision not to re-enlist. In the second letter, dated September 25, 1866, Wetzell...
Dates: 1863, 1866

Henry Cherry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2214
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864-1865

J. R. Payne Real Estate Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0615
Abstract

This collection includes a ledger dated 1911 for J. R. Payne Real Estate as inscribed on the first page. The book includes information about sales, rentals, and clients of the East Tennessee-based company. Also included are some loose materials including notes, correspondence dating between 1912-1918, and company letterhead for "J. H. Payne, Farms Any Size in Any Part of East Tennessee, Timber, Mineral and Grazing Lands."

Dates: 1911-1918

James Merrill Safford Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3728
Abstract

This collection contains one correspondence from James Safford. He writes about a distinguished botanist that came to measure the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, which are the highest in North Carolina and Tennessee. Safford goes on to note that they are the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River.

Dates: 1822-1907

J.C. Vaughn Notice

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Identifier: MS-3582
Abstract

This small leaflet announces to all Bushwhackers, Outlaws, and Deserters that if they perpetrate any more crimes against Confederate soldiers or citizens,their houses and property will be burned to the ground. On October 19, 1864, R.C. Brown added that the above Order will be strictly enforced.

Dates: 1864 October 18

Jefferson Justice Report on Siege of Knoxville

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Identifier: MS-3838
Abstract

Jefferson Justice's handwritten report in September 1863 of items lost in transportation from Crab Orchard, Kentucky to Knoxville, Tennessee after the 1863 Siege of Knoxville; items mentioned include bread, coffee, and sugar.

Dates: 1863 September

John E. Toole Pass Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3482
Abstract

This pass, issued on the authority of Colonel and Provost Marshal John E. Toole on January 29, 1864, authorizes the travel of J. T. Maggison, horses, and wagons from Bristol, Tennessee to Lynchburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1864 January 29

John H. Bills Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter and account summary from James H. Bills to David A. Deaderick of East Tennessee College.

Dates: 1841 June 2

John Watkins Letters and Poem

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1781
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1860s

Joseph Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3306
Abstract Senator Joseph Anderson wrote this letter to Secretary of War James McHenry in approximately 1800. In it, he provides a summary of a petition that the Tennessee State Legislature sent to Congress asking that the government explain its apparently unjustified actions in East Tennessee. According to Anderson, numerous white settlers have been expelled from their land because government's commissioners surveyed the boundary with the Cherokee Nation incorrectly and U. S. Army officers have...
Dates: circa 1800

Knoxville Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3793
Abstract

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

Dates: circa 1900-1910

LaReine Warden Clayton Research Material

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1299
Abstract

A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles, and sketches used as research material by LaReine Warden Clayton. Most of the material relates to various historic sites, homes, and properties in the greater East Tennessee area.

Dates: circa 1970s-1980s

Letter to General Sam Houston

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0804
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written to General Sam Houston and signed by several parties including John Thomas, John M. Cox, and John C. Rutledge.

Dates: 1848 July 5

Letters of James Monroe Griffith

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1002
Abstract

This collection contains one typescript copy of James Monroe Griffith's letters to his son, George. Griffith's biographical letters to his son contain his known information about his ancestry, a recounting of the significant events in his life, and his service during the Civil War including travels and fighting in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1906-1907

Loudon Bridge/Civil War Collection

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Identifier: MS-2686
Abstract

This collection consists of nine letters and two printed bridge diagrams on silk regarding the rebuilding of the burned bridge crossing the Tennessee River at Loudon, Tennessee during the United States Civil War. In addition, the collection also contains two other Civil War era letters.

Dates: 1862-1865

Malinda Harmon Relief Act

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3583
Abstract

The U.S. Senate and House passed this act, giving Malinda Harmon almost $5000 in order to keep her land. Her husband, Jacob Harmon, and two of her sons had been caught by Confederate forces after burning a bridge for the Union Army at Lick Creek on November 8-9, 1861. They had acquired a debt in order to hire a lawyer, but were found guilty and hanged, leaving Malinda with five children and a mortgage.

Dates: 1871 January 21

Marion Greenwood Sketches

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3750
Abstract This collection consists of 11 sketch panels done by Marion Greenwood in preparation for her commissioned work for the University of Tennessee University Center in 1955. In 1954,The University of Tennessee had hired her to move to Knoxville for a year as an artist in residence, and create a mural officially to be called "The History of Tennessee." The sketches depict specific subject sketches of people, to be included in the finished mural, representing Greenwood's idea of the people in...
Dates: 1954-1955

Mary Jane Johnston Reynolds Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0246
Abstract This collection consists of photocopies of transcriptions of letters from Mary Jane Johnston Reynolds to her husband, Simeon Reynolds, who was serving with the Confederate 62nd Regiment of the Tennessee Mounted Infantry. At the time these letters were written, Mary Jane was living with her parents on the Johnston plantation in Loudon, Tennessee. They provide a description of life on the plantation during the first six months of 1864. The letters are prefaced with an introduction by Lucy...
Dates: 1864

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Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
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Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 2
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Cocke County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Dandridge (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Depressions -- 1929 -- Tennessee, East. 1
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French Broad River (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
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General stores -- Tennessee. 1
Geology -- Tennessee. 1
Grainger County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
Greene County (Tenn.) 1
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Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Historic districts -- Conservation and restoration. 1
Historic preservation -- Tennessee. 1
Historic sites -- Tennessee. 1
Hospitals -- Tennessee. 1
Insurance -- United States. 1
Jacksonville (Fla.) 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Jonesborough (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
Land tenure -- Tennessee. 1
Lick Creek Bridge (Blue Springs, T.N.) 1
Maryville College -- History. 1
McClung family 1
Melungeons -- History. 1
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Newspaper editors 1
Oakland (Tenn.) 1
Pensions -- United States. 1
Photograph albums -- United States. 1
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Pigeon Forge (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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