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William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1460
Abstract

William Helsley wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Yancer) Helsley, from Chattanooga, Tennessee between August 6 and 10 of 1864.

Dates: 1864 August 6-10

William J. Helsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3929
Overview

Collection contains a single letter written by William Helsley, a soldier in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on August 29, 1864. Helsley penned this letter to his wife, Mary Yauser Helsley, while stationed in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter, Helsley discusses a scare in which he and others were warned of activities by Confederate Colonel Wheeler that ultimately never happened.

Dates: 1864 August 29

William J. Helsley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1439
Abstract

William J. Helsley wrote these two letters to his wife, Mary, on July 23 and September 7, 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes guarding a bridge over the Tennessee River, the Confederate retreat from Atlanta, and General Morgan's death.

Dates: 1864 July 23-September 7

William J. Knox Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2913
Abstract

In this July 11, 1863 letter to his cousin Malvina Brunnemer, William J. Knox writes about his travels to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and his company's movement's in the south.

Dates: 1863 July 11

William J. McCoy Jr.'s "Recollections of an Early Fish Trap on the Holston River"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1058
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of William J. McCoy Jr.'s article "Recollections of an Early Fish Trap on the Holston River" and seventeen photos of family members and friends.

Dates: circa 1915, circa 1979

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. 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.

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

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 305
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 260
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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 38
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Account books -- Tennessee. 31
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Land tenure -- Tennessee. 22
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United States. Marine Corps. 22
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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
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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
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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
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