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William J. Ricketts Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3461
Abstract

This collection consists of six letters that William J. Ricketts wrote to his parents in Wales, Massachusetts from October 2, 1863 to March 15, 1864. In them, he discusses camp life, poor rations, being hospitalized in Knoxville, various battles that his unit has engaged in, marching across Tennessee, citizens forming the National Guard of East Tennessee, and his plans for returning home.

Dates: 1863 October 2-1864 March 15

William Jack & Sons Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2493
Abstract

This collection contains a single receipt for tumblers dated June 22, 1888 from William Jack & Sons to J. M. Allen of Blue Springs, Mississippi.

Dates: 1888 June 22

William Jay Smith Autobiographical Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0909
Abstract

In this autobiographical sketch, William Jay Smith describes his military career and ends with his election to the Tennessee Senate in 1867.

Dates: circa 1867

William Jennings Bryan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2193
Abstract

This collection contains a 1912 letter from William Jennings Bryan to R. S. Hazen of Knoxville, Tenn., about Woodrow Wilson's election as president. It also contains a photograph of Bryan from Nashville, Tenn., and the folder that held it.

Dates: 1912

William Jennings Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3480
Abstract

This Confederate pay voucher, written on Form No. 3 (Officers Pay Account), documents Captain William Jennings' pay from September 1, 1862 through November 28, 1862. Captains were paid $140.00 per month, so Jennings received a total of $410.67 for his service during this period. Receipt of delivery signed on the pay voucher places Captain Jennings in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 13, 1863.

Dates: 1863 April 18

William King Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1405
Abstract

William King wrote four of the five letters in this collection to his family in Sapling Grove, Virginia to tell them about his service in the Mexican-American War. Sam Anderson wrote the final letter to inform King's family of his death on board a ship bound for home. Also included are two newspaper clippings describing the letters and their contents.

Dates: 1846 September 22-1848 July 4

William Klice Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2854
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by William Klice to his father and mother on September 7,1862. Klice was a Union soldier in the 7th Missouri Volunteers, Company A. In the letter he describes skirmishes on the Mississippi Central Railroad and at Medon Station, Tenn.

Dates: 1862 September 7

William L. Koob Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0255
Overview This collection includes a photocopy of William Koob’s typed document detailing his experiences in the Northern France campaign of World War II during August 1944. The document, prepared for an advanced infantry officers course at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1949, is entitled “The Operations of the Antitank Company (Reinforced), 317th Infantry (80th Infantry Division) Northeast of Argentan in the Closing of the Argentan-Falaise Gap, 17-20 August, 1944 (Northern France Campaign) (Personal...
Dates: 1949

William Lenoir Letter to James Plunket

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1186
Abstract

In this letter, William Lenoir informs James Plunket that he will not be traveling to Cincinnati, Ohio, as he had expected and so will not be able to visit Plunket in Nashville. He also asks Plunket to write to a machinist that he had mentioned on Lenoir's behalf.

Dates: 1850 July 10

William M. Churchwell Political Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3424
Abstract

This circular is addressed to the voters of the second congressional district of Tennessee in order to announce Churchwell's candidacy for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives, running against Horace Maynard.

Dates: 1853 July

William M. Cloer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2796
Abstract

William M. Cloer, a private in the 62nd North Carolina Infantry (CSA), wrote this letter to friends at home from Morristown, Tennessee on June 24, 1863. He discusses recent Yankee raids in Tennessee, specifically those made during the push towards Knoxville, and his regiment's upcoming move to Cumberland Gap.

Dates: 1863 June 24

William M. House Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0305
Overview

This material documents some of William M. House's military service in World War II, especially with the 94th Troop Carrier Squadron. Included is a reunion program for the squadron alongside a letter July 1982 from Lt. Col. Thomas F. Corrigan from 1982. Additionally there is an undated booklet entitled "D-Day to V-E-Day."

Dates: 1982, undated

William M. Hudgens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0306
Overview

This collection contains photocopies of material documenting the World War II military service of William Hudgens. Included are newspaper clippings regarding Hudgens' service, awards, and status as missing in action; a photograph of Hudgens alongside other soldiers; and the 1946 memorial edition of The Tennessee Alumnus which lists Hudgens.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

William M. Russell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0852
Abstract

In this letter to Dr. James Gower, William Russell (then near Nashville) reports that during his visit to Tennessee he has seen disease [cholera] in its most agonizing form and the minister of death in his blackest habiliments. As a result of this outbreak, the people are panicked and Russell expects a perfect stampede. He goes on to report on former President Polk's baptism, death, and burial and closes by asking his cousin for news from home.

Dates: 1849 June 16-17

William Moffat Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2438
Abstract

The William Moffat Letter, 1823, contains a letter from Moffat to Mr. James Dodson in Grainger County, Tenn., regarding the education of Thomas and William (possibly the author's sons). A short, attached letter from Thomas to his mother contains information about school as well.

Dates: 1823 November 25

William Polk Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1587
Abstract

This collection includes a land indenture dated March 24, 1824 signed by William Polk. The indenture is handwritten and is one page.

Dates: 1824 March 24

William Polk Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1589
Abstract

This collection is a handwritten receipt by William Polk on March 28, 1828.

Dates: 1828 March 28

William Quail Johnston Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3379
Abstract

William Quail Johnston used the first notebook in this collection while he was a student in the University of Tennessee's Pharmacy program between 1900 and 1903. It consists primarily of instructions for mixing various medicines and creams, including the names and amounts of the requisite chemicals. Johnston compiled the second notebook, which contains instructions for mixing various cleansers, beauty aids, and medicines, while working for the Market Square Drug Company.

Dates: 1900-circa 1909

William R. Black Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0810
Overview This collection comprises much of Bill Black’s career as a costume designer, from various theaters and productions across the USA, until his retirement from UTK professorship and design work for the Clarence Brown Theatre in 2020. Costume design sketches, fabric swatches, magazine clippings, correspondence, photographs, reviews, and playbills make up the bulk of the collection. Other items include costume designs for local Knoxville businesses, and a set of designs associated with several...
Dates: 1976 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1981 - 2020

William R. Brown Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0224
Abstract This collection contains a letter from William R. Brown of Nashville to Jesse Abernathy, Esq. of Pulaski, Tennessee, dated December 11, 1837. In the letter, Brown relays several points of political information about the state of Tennessee and the United States, such as 6 million dollars to be proposed for self-improvement, the foundation of a state bank, Henry Clay’s announcement as the Whig candidate for the presidency, and President Jackson’s writings and visits. Brown also states that he...
Dates: 1837 December 11

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 302
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 299
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 290
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 275
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 122
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 107
United States. Army. 102
World War, 1939-1945. 101
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 92
Tennessee -- History. 78
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 78
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 70
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 67
United States. Navy. 60
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 58
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 55
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 52
Correspondence. 51
Radiation -- Research. 51
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 49
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 45
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 40
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 39
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
Slavery -- Tennessee 35
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
Account books -- Tennessee. 32
Tennessee -- Commerce. 32
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
Authors, American -- 20th century. 29
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 29
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 29
Motion pictures -- United States. 27
United States. Air Force. 27
Photographs. 26
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 25
County courts -- Tennessee. 24
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 24
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 24
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 24
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Tennessee -- Religion. 23
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 23
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 22
United States. Marine Corps. 22
Account books. 21
Knoxville (Tenn.) 21
Land tenure -- Tennessee. 21
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 21
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 20
Legal documents -- United States. 20
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 20
Broadsides 19
Education -- Tennessee. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
Legal documents -- Tennessee. 19
Land grants -- Tennessee. 18
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 17
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 17
World War, 1914-1918. 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 17
Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
Railroads -- Tennessee. 16
Screenplays 16
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 16
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 16
Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 15
Governors -- Tennessee. 15
Radiobiology. 15
Sheet music. 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 15
American literature -- 20th century. 14
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 14
Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 14
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 14
Tennessee, East -- History. 14
United States -- Description and travel. 14
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
College presidents -- Tennessee. 13
Genealogy. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sevier County (Tenn.). 13
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