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A. S. Andrews Letter

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.

A Short Guide to Great Britain

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.

A Skin Game Photograph

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."

A. Stael Letter

Identifier: MS-2843
Abstract This collection consists of a letter from A. Stael, dated December 29, 1819. The letter was written in French.

A. Stael Letter

Identifier: MS-2798
Abstract This collection consists of a letter written by A. Stael, dated January 26, 1826. The letter was written in French.

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

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.

"A Trust Indenture Establishing The Joint University Libraries"

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.

A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains

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...

A. W. Judd Stereographs

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.

A Walk in the Spring Rain Original Screenplay

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.

A.A. Taylor Report on Pensions for East Tennesseans

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...

Aaron Eley Letter

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.

Aaron J. Sharp Collection

Identifier: MS-1569
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.

Aaron J. Sharp Collection

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...

Aaron J. Sharp Papers

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 Castanea:...

Aaron J. Sharp Papers

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 papers,...

Aaron J. Sharp Papers Regarding the Smoky Mountains

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.

Aaron V. Brown Letter to Peter Vroom

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.

Abingdon Presbytery Extract of Minutes Regarding Reverend Andrew S. Morrison

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.

Abraham Lowry (Sullivan County, Tenn.) Tax Receipt

Identifier: MS-2407
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.

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