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Abstract This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.
Abstract This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.
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."
Abstract This collection consists of a letter from A. Stael, dated December 29, 1819. The letter was written in French.
Abstract This collection consists of a letter written by A. Stael, dated January 26, 1826. The letter was written in French.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Abstract This collection consists of Dr. Sharp's journals of collected flora in Latin America, Taiwan, Mexico, India, Japan, the Philippines, and several western states of the United States. Also included is biographical information on Dr. Sharp as well as both professional and personal correspondence by Dr. Sharp. Numerous journal articles written by Dr. Sharp are part of the collection. The collection contains Dr. Sharp's handwritten journals as well as those same journals typewritten.
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...
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 Castanea:...
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 papers,...
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.
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.
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.
Abstract Dated January 23, 1816, this tax receipt shows that Abraham Lowry of Sullivan County, Tenn., paid $239.44 for the Direct Tax of 1815.
- Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 351
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 308
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 290
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 246
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 244
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 130
- Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 103
- World War, 1939-1945. 99
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 95
- United States. Army. 92
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 87
- Tennessee -- History. 81
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 56
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 56
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 54
- Correspondence. 52
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 50
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 49
- United States. Navy. 45
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 45
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 45
- Authors, American -- Tennessee. 43
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 41
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 39
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 39
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 37
- Slavery -- Tennessee 34
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 34
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 34
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 33
- Account books -- Tennessee. 32
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
- United States. Air Force. 28
- United States. Army Air Forces. 28
- Authors, American -- 20th century. 27
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 27
- Photographs. 26
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 26
- County courts -- Tennessee. 25
- Lawyers -- Tennessee. 24
- Legal documents -- Tennessee. 24
- Motion pictures -- United States. 24
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 23
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 23
- Account books. 22
- Governors -- Tennessee. 22
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 22
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 22
- Legal documents -- United States. 22
- Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 22
- Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 22
- United States. Marine Corps. 22
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 21
- Tennessee -- Religion. 21
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 21
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 21
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 20
- Broadsides 19
- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 19
- Education -- Tennessee. 18
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 18
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
- World War, 1914-1918. 17
- Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
- Radiobiology. 16
- Railroads -- Tennessee. 16
- Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 16
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 16
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 15
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 15
- Land grants -- Tennessee. 15
- Screenplays 15
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 15
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
- American literature -- 20th century. 14
- College presidents -- Tennessee. 14
- Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 14
- Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 14
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 14
- Student activities -- Tennessee. 14
- Tennessee, East -- History. 14
- United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
- College students -- Tennessee. 13
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 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
- Women -- Societies and clubs. 13
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 13
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
- Authors, American. 12 ∧ less
- Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2
- American Red Cross 1