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Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1583
Abstract

This collection consists of a single account book kept by an unidentified owner between 1855-1858.

Dates: 1855-1858

Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1445
Abstract

This folder houses three account books containing lists of financial transactions. The two smaller books have notes about Wm Co, the smaller with entries in $100 increments and the larger only half full. The largest book has entries about livestock, cotton, and other agricultural transactions.

Dates: 1849-1886

Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1716
Abstract

This collection consists of four account books dated from 1837 July 25 - 1867 May 24. One account book lists a categorized inventory of items sold and the total monetary amount per category. The three other account books list the name of the purchaser as well as the items sold immediately beneath each name. The phrase “Dandridge Tennessee” appears at the top of three of the account books which seems to indicate that the account books originated from Dandridge, Tennessee.

Dates: 1837-1867

Acme Chair Manufacturing Co. Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3003
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from the Acme Chair Manufacturing Co. in Knoxville, Tennessee, dated January 23, 1917 to Anson G. Betts and Co. in Asheville, North Carolina, discussing a delay in the foreclosure sale of the chair plant.

Dates: 1917 January 23

Act to Amend the Charter of Knoxville and Kentucky Rail Road Company

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3851
Abstract

This collection is the handwritten Act to Amend the Charter of Knoxville and Kentucky Rail Road Company which details funds and boundary lines for the company's railway construction.

Dates: 1856

Acts Passed by the Third U. S. Congress (printed volume)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2528
Abstract

This collection contains a 1796 bound imprint of Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Third Congress of the United States of America at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begun on November 3, 1794.

Dates: 1796

Ada Larew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0205
Abstract

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1912 April 2–1963 August 18, undated

Adam Huntsman Broadside

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Identifier: MS-3632
Abstract This double-sided broadside is addressed to “the free and independent voters of Madison County,” and presents to them Huntsman’s positions on the upcoming constitutional convention so they can decide whether or not to elect him as their delegate. He offers suggestions for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, then lists ideas for justices of the peace before he turns back to his own candidacy for convention delegate, promising to do his best and praising the state of...
Dates: 1834 February 1

Adam Loy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2872
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written by Adam Loy of the 89th Indiana Infantry to his wife Sarah Loy. The first letter is written from Memphis, Tennessee and is dated May 21, 1863. The second letter is dated May 23. Loy writes of his experiences in the infantry.

Dates: 1863

Addie Pike Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3160
Abstract

A handwritten letter and envelope from Addie Pike of Salem, Massachusetts, to her brother Edwin R. Pike of Nashville, Tennessee, dated October 26, 1864. In the letter Addie discusses their father and his health, their sister, and observing rallies for Abraham Lincoln and "little Mac" George B. McClellan.

Dates: 1864 October 26

Address to the People of Tennessee by the Whig Members of the Twenty-Fourth General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3403
Abstract In this 28-page pamphlet, entitled Address to the People of Tennessee by the Whig Members of the Twenty-Fourth General Assembly, the Whig Party denounces the Tennessee Democratic Senators who have prevented the Assembly from selecting two Whig U. S. Senators from Tennessee. The authors charge that the Democratic Senators refused to meet with the Tennessee House in Joint Session on the grounds that the Constitution requires each chamber to approve senatorial candidates separately. This...
Dates: 1842

Administrative Search Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0372
Abstract

This collection houses records of administrative searches performed at the University of Tennessee's Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin campuses as well as at the Space Institute in Tullahoma. A folder-level description of this collection is available at http://www.lib.utk.edu/spcoll/manuscripts/ar0372.pdf.

Dates: undated

Administrative Searches Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0682
Abstract

This collection houses applicant files and other materials documenting searches for a Director of University Honors (1993), a Chair of the Classics Department (1991), and a Dean of the Law School (1992).

Dates: 1991-1993

Admiral David Glasgow Farragut and H. R. Billings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2145
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated July 30, 1864 from Rear Admiral David Farragut to H. R. Billings that officially granted Billings's request to be detached from the USS Vincennes.

Dates: 1864 July 30

Adna Anderson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3718
Abstract

This collection consists of a Civil War letter and document written to B.D. Parkinson from Adna Anderson. The letter appointed Parkinson as Engineer of Repairs, United States Military Railroads, Military Division of the Mississippi. The document, titled Special Order No. 9., officially recognizes the appointment. Anderson assisted the North during the Civil War as chief superintendent and engineer of all the military railroads.

Dates: 1864 November 1-2

Advocate and Family Guardian Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3111
Abstract

This collection consists of four Advocate and Family Guardian dating from 1864. They include articles, poetry, and stories with a focus on Christian teachings as well as a series describing East Tennessee and how it was being affected by the Civil War.

Dates: 1864 January-March

Aelred Flash Gray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2681
Abstract

This collection consists of reports, notes, rosters, drafts, binders, clippings, and publications relating to Aelred Flash Gray's career with the University of Tennessee Planning Department and two of his publications, Norris, Tennessee: A History of America's First Self-Contained Greenbelt Town and Regional Planning: The TVA Experience.

Dates: 1933-1993

Affidavits for Edgar Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3027
Abstract

This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army.

Dates: circa 1918

Affirmative Action and Desegregation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0563
Abstract

This collection contains statistics on minority faculty, staff, and students, plans for desegregation, records of the statewide Desegregation Monitoring Committee, and information relating to the stipulations of Geier fulfillment documenting the enhancement of diversity at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1986-2001

African American Military Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2881
Abstract A collection of photographs of African Americans in or around Knoxville from 1941-1969. These photographs come from three photo albums, one being a Historical and Pictorial Review of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a year book for the year 1941. It includes all of the soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg in 1941 and the different activities inside of the base. The second album is made up of images of a family that lived in or around Knoxville. The photos include group and individual...
Dates: 1941-1969

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Education -- Tennessee. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 19
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 18
Land grants -- Tennessee. 18
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Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
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Court records -- Tennessee -- Knox County. 15
Screenplays 15
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College presidents -- Tennessee. 14
Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
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United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
College students -- Tennessee. 13
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sevier County (Tenn.). 13
Sheet music. 13
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