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T. P. Bateman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2925
Abstract

This letter from Lieutenant Colonel T. P. Bateman of Centerville, Tennessee was sent to D. Cambell and E. Cook on April 6, 1861 concerning the appointment of his fellow townsman Colonel Nunelly as postmaster of the town of Centreville, Tenn. The appointment is dependent on the removal of Secesh sympathizer and current postmaster Major Pleasant Hornbeak.

Dates: 1861 April 6

Tennessee Company Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1898
Abstract

Colletion consists of an original document confirming the sale of land (four million acres, much of which already had Cherokee and Creek Indian inhabitants) from the state of Georgia to the Tennessee Company, owned by Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maber. The item was signed on January 24, 1795. It specifies the amount of land and its boundaries, marking beginning and ending areas with waterways like Bear Creek and the Tennessee River.

Dates: 1795 January 24

Tennessee Company Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1899
Abstract

Collection consists of an original document confirming the sale of land from the state of Georgia to the Tennessee Company, owned by Zachariah Cox and Matthias Maber. The item was signed on January 24, 1795. It specifies the amount of land and its boundaries, marking starting and ending areas with waterways like the Tennessee River and uses latitude and longitude.

Dates: 1795 January 24

Tennessee Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2200
Abstract

This collection contains over 100 legal and government documents from the late 18th century through the late 19th century from across Tennessee. Included are court documents, warrants, bonds, indentures, receipts, bills, and more. Around half of the documents are from the Knox County area while the remaining represent counties and areas across the state.

Dates: 1783 October 8-1889 October 31

Tennessee Higher Education Commission General Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0284
Abstract

This collection houses general correspondence from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission to the University of Tennessee dating from 1976 to July of 1984.

Dates: 1976-1984

Tennessee Historical Society Newsclippings

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Identifier: MS-1614
Abstract

This collection consists of newspaper clippings advertising the meetings of the Tennessee Historical Society from August to October 1859.

Dates: 1859 August-October

Tennessee Homecoming Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1543
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from the Knoxville Tennessee Homecoming '86 office detailing preparations for that city's year-long events and celebrations. Historical material is included on different communities in the Knoxville/Knox County area. Video tapes and audio tapes are part of the collection.

Dates: 1986

Tennessee: Its Growth and Progress

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0251
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a typed manuscript copy of Robert H. White's Tennessee: Its Growth and Progress. This work was intended as a textbook for young students documenting Tennessee's history from prehistory to the early 20th century. This manuscript begins with a memorandum dated April 16, 1936, from White to the Tennessee Textbook Commission explaining the three items he is sending to be reviewed: the manuscript text, the bound file of illustrations, and the blank dummy...
Dates: 1936

Tennessee Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2774
Abstract

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

Tennessee Railroad Depot Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1470
Abstract

This collection consists of 46 photographs of train depots across Tennessee. With one exception, each image is identified by place and time, and a few have the photographer name on the back. The photograph of Spring City, taken by P. M. Darnell on June 6, 1964, also includes a note reading "Old-fashioned train robbery held - also, all train passengers fed free meal." Other identified photographers include Tom Sink, Warren Calloway, James L. Paty, and Fran Goodyear.

Dates: 1923-1976, undated

Tennessee Senate Bill for Sinking Fund

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3591
Abstract

This bill, no. 76, was introduced by Landon C. Haynes in order to provide for a Sinking Fund to be used to reduce the state's debt. It has three sections, the first establishing the sinking fund and its funding. The second section explains that the funds will be paid to the Bank of Tennessee for the purchase of state bonds. The third calls for the Bank to provide a report to each session of the General Assembly.

Dates: 1847 November 30

Tennessee Valley Authority Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0631
Abstract

This collection houses over 300 pamphlets describing the TVA's activities between 1933 and 1965.

Dates: 1933-1965

Tennessee Valley Authority Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1980
Abstract

This collection houses 23 photographs documenting the Tennessee Valley Authority between 1933 and 1957. These images depict such subjects as TVA facilities (including Norris Dam and the phosphorus plant at Wilson Dam in Alabama), signs, and TVA employees.

Dates: 1933-1957, undated

Tennessee Valley Authority Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0828
Abstract

This collection houses reports (many originally intended for use only within the TVA), summaries, articles, and a thesis documenting the activities of the Tennessee Valley Authority between 1933 and 1973.

Dates: 1933-1973

"The Civil War Through the Camera"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3166
Abstract This collection consists of a 1912 paperback booklet entitled "The Civil War Through the Camera" containing text by historian Henry W. Elson and photographs taken by Matthew Brady and others. This booklet is the sixteenth and final part of a series documenting the Civil War, particularly through photographs, and is subtitled, "The Last Invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the Fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's Surrender." This final part covers the end of the war, including...
Dates: 1912

The Congressional Canvass

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3465
Abstract Benjamin F. Lillard published this broadside, entitled The Congressional Canvass. To the People of the Fifth Congressional District, composed of the Counties of Franklin, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore, Bedford, Coffee, and Rutherford, during his unsuccessful bid for John Bright Morgan's Congressional seat. In it, he introduces himself as a Democratic candidate and outlines his campaign platform, which includes repealing the National Banking Act, repealing tax laws affecting medicine, whiskey,...
Dates: 1878

The Disfranchisement of Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3852
Abstract

This collection features The Disfranchisement of Tennessee, a pamphlet written in 1864 by an anonymous author that protests Andrew Johnson's new electoral processes.

Dates: 1864

The East Tennessee University Library: The Civil War and Reconstruction Years

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0039
Abstract

In this manuscript, Boyd Childress describes the University of Tennessee's Library in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

Dates: 1979 February

The Fighting Parson: Biography of William Gannaway Brownlow Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0164
Abstract

Samuel Mayes Arnell wrote this manuscript, entitled The Fighting Parson: Biography of William Gannaway Brownlow, in 1903. It describes Brownlow's life from a pro-Union perspective with a particular emphasis on the Civil War and Brownlow's governorship during Reconstruction. The manuscript shows extensive editing.

Dates: 1903

"The Melungeons"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1182
Abstract

In this photocopied article, Leo Zuber discusses the possible origins and more recent history of the Melungeons of East Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1930s

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 290
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 170
Tennessee -- History. 78
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 42
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 12
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 11
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 10
Tennessee -- Commerce. 10
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 8
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Correspondence. 7
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 7
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 7
Tennessee -- Religion. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 7
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 6
Slavery -- Tennessee 6
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 6
Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Governors -- Tennessee. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 5
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 5
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
Account books -- Tennessee. 4
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Cherokee Indians -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Court records -- Tennessee. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Dickson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Education -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- Description and travel. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 3
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 3
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
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