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Alice Clement Love Letters

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Identifier: MS-2850
Abstract This collection consists of fourteen love letters written by Alice Clement to her husband Reverend Andrew E. Clement of Nashville, Tennessee.

Christian Endeavor Union Papers

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Identifier: MS-0592
Abstract This collection contains the minutes taken from the meetings of the Christian Endeavor Union from 1926-1932.

Concord Sabbath School Ledger

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Identifier: MS-1222
Abstract This ledger records the names of the teachers and students who participated in the classes offered through the Concord Sabbath School in 1838, 1857, and 1858.

E. S. Chesbrough Letter

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Identifier: MS-0923
Abstract E. S. Chesbrough wrote this letter to H. M. Nelson, a civil engineer in Faytteville, North Carolina, from Knoxville, Tennessee on June 12, 1837. In it, Chesbrough describes spending the night with a local family in a small cabin, mentions his duties as a surveyor, and discusses some church matters. This collection also houses a typewritten transcript of the original letter.

First Presbyterian Church (Nashville, Tenn.) Women's Guild Minutes

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Identifier: MS-1442
Abstract This collection contains the minutes taken from Nashville's First Presbyterian Church's Woman's Guild from 1901-1922.

Frederick A. Ross Sermon

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Identifier: MS-3847
Abstract A pamphlet printed in 1830 of Reverend Frederick A. Ross' "A Sermon on Intemperance," given in Knoxville, Tennessee a year prior.

Goodfield Baptist Church (Meigs County, Tenn.) Minutes

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Identifier: MS-0342
Abstract This collection consists of the minutes of meetings of Goodfield Baptist Church (Meigs County, Tenn.) from 1827-1852.

Henry Cherry Letters

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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.

History Department Records

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Identifier: AR-0163
Abstract The History Department Records contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating between 1934-1970. The collection covers when the history department was part of the Department of History and Political Science, when it split into a single department in 1941, and became formally established as the Department of History in 1946.

"History of Methodism in Corryton Community"

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Identifier: MS-0469
Abstract The collection consists of an eight-page document about the history of Methodism in the Corryton community of Knox County, Tennessee.

James J. Vauln Letter

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Identifier: MS-0969
Abstract A single handwritten letter from James J. Vauln in LaGrange, Tenn. to General Ulysses S. Grant in Memphis, Tenn. dated June 23, 1862. Vauln, a deacon of the American Catholic Church in LaGrange, pleas for permission to continue his church services, as the new brigadier general had forced him to stop holding services.

James K. P. Sayler Papers

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Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

John Lindsey Letter

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Identifier: MS-2723
Abstract This collection consists of a four-page letter dated 1860 from John Lindsey in Hannibal, Tennessee, to his friend F. A. Stow. In it, Lindsey discusses business relating to his land in Hannibal, his plans for developing that land, his intention to open a saloon in collaboration with several other men, his opinions on slavery and slaves, and his opposition to a law compelling all free blacks to leave the state of Tennessee. He also inquires about his friend's family, passes on news of his own,...

Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection

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Identifier: MS-2527
Abstract The Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection, 1846-2000 (bulk 1862-1894), contains a memo book, photograph, and documents pertaining to Lt. Col. Marquis D. L. Burnett. Among other things, the memo book records Burnett's experiences during the Civil War (1862-63), lists accounts for soldiers' provisions, and provides descriptions of Burnett's career as a Baptist minister (1871-79), including notes on ordination services, reports of service and labor, etc. The copied documents include Burnett's 1846...

Martha Lampson Missionary Society Minutes

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Identifier: MS-1675
Abstract This collection contains Martha Lampson Missionary Society's minutes from April 1944 to November 1947.

Methodist Episcopal Church Minutes

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Identifier: MS-0188
Abstract This collection consists of a book of minutes for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Tenn.

Methodist Episcopal Church South, Holston Conference Minutes

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Identifier: MS-1607
Abstract Record book of the Speedwell (later Big Valley) Circuit's Morristown (later Powell's Valley) District in East Tennessee, part of the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church. The book contains minutes from most of the quarterly meetings from 1868 to 1883, as well as the articles of their constitution, bylaws, and rules of order for the circuit.

Rhea County (Tenn.) Luminary Baptist Church Minute Book

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Identifier: MS-0185
Abstract This collection consists of a book of minutes for meetings of the Luminary Baptist Church (Rhea County, Tenn.) from 1819-1839.

Seymour Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-2706
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, speeches, reports, receipts, manuscsripts, publications, photographs, and clippings documenting the activities of various members of the Seymour family of East Tennessee between 1903 and 1989. Most prominently documented are Charles Milne Seymour, Sr., a lawyer, and Charles Milne Seymour, Jr., a priest at St. John's Episcopal Church in Knoxville. Topics touched upon include Knoxville city planning (including a discussion of riverfront development and...

Tennessee Baptist Convention Receipt

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Identifier: MS-1622
Abstract Collection consists of a Tennessee Baptist Convention receipt dated February 17, 1899. It is credited to Fall Branch Baptist Church .

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