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A. R. Reese Document

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Identifier: MS-1517
Abstract

A single handwritten deed of trust written by A. R. Reeves to R. M. Jones in Cocke County, Tennessee in 1905.

Dates: 1905

A. Randolph Shields Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2124
Abstract This collection contains slide photography of the Great Smoky Mountains region and the Arizona desert, professional association membership information, professional research, writing and publications proofs, Shields family genealogical information, and personal correspondence. The collection is contained within seven archival storage boxes and a single archival tube. The original organizational patterns have been maintained wherever possible, including titles of folders and notebooks and the...
Dates: 1930s-1990s

A. S. Andrews Letter

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Identifier: MS-3238
Abstract

This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.

Dates: 1862 April 11

A Short Guide to Great Britain

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Identifier: CSWS-0131
Abstract

This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.

Dates: circa 1945

A Skin Game Photograph

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Identifier: MS-3122
Abstract

This collection houses one photograph, titled "A Skin Game," depicting three African-American men playing (and humorously cheating at) a game of poker. Information printed on the photograph itself reads "Copyright 1896 by Knaffl & Bro, Knoxville, Tenn."

Dates: 1896

A. Stael Letter

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Identifier: MS-2798
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by A. Stael, dated January 26, 1826. The letter was written in French.

Dates: 1826 February 26

A. Stael Letter

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Identifier: MS-2843
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from A. Stael, dated December 29, 1819. The letter was written in French.

Dates: 1819 December 29

"A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress"

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Identifier: MS-0867
Abstract

This two-act satire, entitled "A Stitch in Time -or- Yankee Doodle's Progress," is narrated by Poor Richard and stars a young man named Yankee Doodle. It begins in 1775 on Sir Lott of Pott's Virginia plantation and goes on to depict portions of the Revolutionary War and the hardships of life (particularly those faced by women and African-Americans) in early America.

Dates: undated

"A Trust Indenture Establishing The Joint University Libraries"

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Identifier: MS-1523
Abstract

This trust indenture from Nashville, Tennessee established the Joint University Libraries on December 28, 1938 which included Vanderbilt University, George Peabody College for Teachers, and Scarritt College for Christian Workers.

Dates: 1938 December 28

A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-3395
Abstract Robert Harding Whittaker submitted this thesis (entitled A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains) on 1948 August 4 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology at the University of Illinois-Urbana. In it, he analyzes the structures and patterning of plant communities in a region largely untouched by human interruptions: the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Whittaker focuses on a new analytical approach to the ecological study of...
Dates: 1948 August 4

A. W. Judd Stereographs

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Identifier: MS-1661
Abstract

This collection consists of nine undated stereographs published by A. W. Judd. Many of the images show Moffat, Tennessee and Sewanee, Tennessee, including the University of the South and Beersheba Springs. The remainder of the stereographs show unidentified subjects.

Dates: undated

A Walk in the Spring Rain Original Screenplay

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Identifier: MS-3855
Abstract

This collection contains the original screenplay for the 1970 film A Walk in the Spring Rain, directed by Guy Green. The film was apapted from Rachel Maddux's 1966 novel of the same name by screenwriter Stirling Silliphant and starred actors Anthony Quinn and Ingrid Bergman. The film was shot on location in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dates: 1970

A.A. Taylor Report on Pensions for East Tennesseans

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Identifier: MS-3604
Abstract This three-page leaflet presents the text from Alfred A. Taylor's report to the 51st U.S. House of Representatives, to accompany H.R. 13424. It calls for pensions to be provided for the survivors and widows of the group who successfully burned bridges around Knoxville in November of 1861. To justify this request, Taylor recounted the plans and results of that event and then referred to H.R. 7051 that had established pensions for men who had failed in their attempt to burn bridges around...
Dates: circa 1891

Aaron Eley Letter

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Identifier: MS-3535
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Aaron Eley to his father, dated April 20, 1863. The letter describes Eley's unit's camp at the depot at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 April 20

Aaron J. Sharp Collection

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Identifier: MS-3780
Abstract The Aaron J. Sharp Collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee botany professor Aaron “Jack” Sharp, dated 1895-2006 (bulk 1928-1998). Dr. Sharp, a leading international authority on moss, also studied regional and international wildflowers, resulting in co-authoring the book Great Smoky Mountain Wildflowers, first published in 1961. Among his collection are botany course materials; botany journals and articles; field journals containing collected...
Dates: 1895-2006, undated [bulk 1928-1998]; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1998

Aaron J. Sharp Papers

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Identifier: AR-0507
Abstract This collection houses the papers of University of Tennessee Botany Professor Aaron Jack Sharp. Among these materials are photographs of Botany professors, foam-backed displays, slides used in Botany classes, notes that Sharp made during research trips to Mexico, Japan, and the Smoky Mountains, correspondence (including letters of condolence from botanists across the country following the 1934 Morrill Hall fire that destroyed Sharp's extensive herbology collection), class rolls, student...
Dates: 1934-1997 (bulk 1934-1974)

Aaron J. Sharp Papers

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Identifier: MS-3145
Abstract This collection houses botany journals and articles, most authored by University of Tennessee professors, that Aaron J. Sharp collected. They date from the 1930s to the 1950s, primarily from the 1930s and early 1940s. The collection is divided into two series, Journals and Series (organized by publication), and Reprints (organized by article author). Many of the reprints come from the Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club, and...
Dates: 1928-1957

Aaron J. Sharp Papers Regarding the Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-2097
Abstract

This collection houses papers, reports, publications, meeting minutes, and correspondence created by Dr. Aaron Jack Sharp and various of his colleagues discussing the botany of the Great Smoky Mountains. It also includes a photocopy of a journal Sharp kept during a visit to the Smokies in 1934, original lantern slides depicting Smoky Mountain plants, wildlife, and charts, and a lantern slide projector.

Dates: 1937-1996

Aaron V. Brown Letter to Peter Vroom

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Identifier: MS-2461
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Aaron V. Brown to Peter Vroom, August 24, 1842, written while Brown was serving his second term in the House of Representatives. In the letter, Brown discusses the current political situation in Washington before Congress breaks for summer recess.

Dates: 1842 August 24

Abingdon Presbytery Extract of Minutes Regarding Reverend Andrew S. Morrison

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Identifier: MS-1788
Abstract

This extract from the Abingdon Presbytery's minutes indicates that the Reverend Andrew S. Morrison presented an extract from the Union Presbytery's minutes recording his dismissal from that organization and his instructions to attach himself to the Abingdon Presbytery. Upon presenting the document, Morrison was received as a member in good standing and invited to take his seat.

Dates: 1822 October 7

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