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William H. Blake Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2860
Abstract

This letter, composed in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., is written by William H. Blake, 3rd Iowa Volunteers, Company C, to his brother and discusses events leading to the Battle of Shiloh.

Dates: 1862

William H. Green Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2897
Abstract

This letter by William H. Green, of the 45th New York Regiment, Company F, was written to his brother, from Nashville, Tenn. on February 16, 1865. In the letter, Green writes of a large battle that took place between the Rebel General Hood and the Union General Thomas. He also states that the city is under martial law.

Dates: 1865 February 16

William H. Gripman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2886
Abstract

This Civil War letter written by Union soldier William H. Gripman to his friends describes the conditions in Chattanooga, where his regiment was stationed in 1865. The letter is dated March 1, 1865. He describes how bad the officers are and how they got rid of an officer that hung one of the boys up by his thumbs.

Dates: 1865 March 1

William H. Jesse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1013
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of William H. Jesse, Director of Libraries at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1947-1966

William H. Jesse Tribute

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0207
Abstract

This collection consists of two copies of a memorial composed for William H. Jesse after his death in 1970. It includes a brief obituary, a tribute written by University of Tennessee President Andy Holt, and a tribute written by Jesse's Secretary Daphne Townsend.

Dates: 1970

William H. Lambert Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3260
Abstract

William H. Lambert wrote this letter to George and Jesse Cox of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 24 February 1863 while he was stationed in Lookout Valley, Tennessee. In it, Lambert discusses the bureaucratic processes of discharge and resignation. He also mentions that he has been promoted from Adjutant to Captain and recounts meeting a friend, Colonel Joseph B. Palmer, who he had not seen since the Battle of Antietam in Chattanooga the previous week.

Dates: 1863 February 24

William H. Polk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1977
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by William H. Polk on 17 May 1843 regarding the prospects of his party in the upcoming election. The letter, which is marked private, was written from Columbia. In it, Polk discusses the results of canvassing in Western and Middle Tennessee. He predicts that his party will gain three to seven members in the Legislature in the western counties and surpass the Whig Party in Middle Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 May 17

William H. Seward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0859
Abstract

In this letter, William Seward declines an invitation to address the Citizens of Rhode Island on the grounds that he has been away from home for nine months and his family, affairs, and health all require him to return there as soon as he can leave the Capital.

Dates: 1856 August 20

William H. Stokes Bill of Sale for a Slave Family

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2396
Abstract

In this bill of sale, dated August, 1850, William H. Stokes transfers his ownership of a family of five ensalved people to L. Cook and R. B. Hanley of the firm of Cook & Hanley in Shelby County, Tenn. The family consists of Charles, aged 26 or 27 years, Anna his wife, aged 20 years, and their three children, Nelly about 4 years old, Betty about 3 years old, and a female infant.

Dates: 1850 August 1

William Harris Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1413
Abstract

This document, signed by Governor Willie Blount on August 6, 1812, grants a parcel of land in Blount County to William Harris. It includes a detailed table and map showing the tract's exact location.

Dates: 1812 August 6

William Henry Bail Bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1730
Abstract

This July 25, 1794 bail bond is for William Henry, written by Henry Breazeale, to be served by Sheriff Robert Houston of Knox County, TN. The bond is set at $1,000 for alleged trespassing and damages of $500 to James Stinson. The bond summons William Henry to appear at Knox Courthouse, verified by a signed note on the reverse by Robert Houston, dated August 2, 1794.

Dates: 1794 July 25

William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2072
Abstract

The William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas collection consists of five boxes of materials broken down into two series. The collection spans the years 1812-1939. The first series contains William Holland Thomas's personal Bibles, correspondence, and business papers. The second series contains his son James Robert Thomas's personal items, business materials, legal documents, correspondence, maps, newspaper articles, and supplemental materials.

Dates: 1812-1939, 1968

William Houston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0496
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from October 13, 1843 written by William Houston to send to his brother-in-law Thomas Wier of Jacksboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1843 October 13

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3455
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two scrapbooks documenting William H. Hunt's service in the Army Corps of Engineers between 1942 and 1946. The larger scrapbook contains three professional portraits of Hunt in uniform, snapshots, magazine and newspaper clippings dating from 1945 and 1984, a telegraph that Hunt sent to his parents, a copy of a letter of commendation, and a propaganda leaflet that the Japanese dropped while he as stationed on Leyte. Two photographs of Hunt at a military...
Dates: 1942-2008 (Bulk 1942-1946)

William I. Davis Denial

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3585
Abstract

This small leaflet records the oath of William I. Davis in which he denies the charge that Isham G. Leabow made against him. Davis swears that he did not tell Leabow that T.H. Ford, candidate for sheriff, had been paid $600 to run.

Dates: 1900 July 27

William J. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0264
Overview

This collection includes a memoir and photographs documenting William Bradley’s World War II military service. The memoir, “World War Two – My War,” is a typescript document written between 1989 and 1991 detailing Bradley’s journey to and service in the China Burma India Theater of War with the 151st Medical Battalion. Also included are fifteen photographs from this time; a page of handwritten captions accompanies the images.

Dates: 1989-1991

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3069
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin Hattie from Tullahoma, Tennessee on November 12, 1862. He discusses the failure of the Kentucky campaign, the hardships accompanying the retreat, Northern politics, and the future course of the war. He also asks for news of his other cousins.

Dates: 1862 November 12

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3412
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin, Hattie Crook, at Columbia Female College in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4, 1864. In it, he describes enemy reconnaissance, discusses the upcoming Northern Presidential election, relates news about family and friends, enumerates his thoughts on marriage, and mentions that the enemy is advancing on Cleveland road.

Dates: 1864 May 4

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3064
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

William J. Ham Claim for Quartermaster Stores

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0758
Abstract

This collection includes a claim of William J. Ham for quartermaster stores. This claim is dated May 27, 1868 and is from Lawrence County, Tennessee. The claim includes many signatures including the Governor of Tennessee, Dewitt Clinton Senter.

Dates: 1868 May 27

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 305
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 279
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 260
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 122
United States. Army. 99
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 97
World War, 1939-1945. 95
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 93
Tennessee -- History. 81
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 81
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 58
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 57
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 55
Correspondence. 52
United States. Navy. 52
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
Radiation -- Research. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 49
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 48
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 44
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 44
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 41
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 39
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 39
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 38
Slavery -- Tennessee 35
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 34
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
Tennessee -- Commerce. 32
Account books -- Tennessee. 31
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 29
Authors, American -- 20th century. 28
United States. Air Force. 27
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 27
Photographs. 26
County courts -- Tennessee. 25
Motion pictures -- United States. 25
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 24
Legal documents -- Tennessee. 24
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 24
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 23
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 23
Account books. 22
Governors -- Tennessee. 22
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Land tenure -- Tennessee. 22
Legal documents -- United States. 22
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Tennessee -- Religion. 22
United States. Marine Corps. 22
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 21
Knoxville (Tenn.) 20
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 20
Broadsides 19
Education -- Tennessee. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 18
Land grants -- Tennessee. 18
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 17
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 17
World War, 1914-1918. 17
Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 16
Railroads -- Tennessee. 16
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 16
Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 16
Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 15
Screenplays 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
American literature -- 20th century. 14
Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 14
Radiobiology. 14
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 14
Tennessee, East -- History. 14
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
College presidents -- Tennessee. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sevier County (Tenn.). 13
Sheet music. 13
United States -- Description and travel. 13
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 13
Women -- Education -- Tennessee. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 13
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