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Abraham Lowry (Sullivan County, Tenn.) Tax Receipt

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1816 January 23

Abraham Swaggerty Deposition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0431
Abstract

In this deposition, Abraham Swaggerty testifies that he helped to survey 675 acres of land that the State of North Carolina granted to Robert Reed in 1787. This tract was included in a parcel that James Corbus and William Murphy disputed ownership of.

Dates: 1818 July 18

Absalom Arthur Kyle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, appointments, and other official documents related to Absalom Arthur Kyle and his son Hugh Graham Kyle. Hugh Graham Kyle was born on December 27th, 1849 to Absalom and Marry Anne in Rogersville, TN. Hugh followed in his father's footsteps and served as a judge and was a respected member of the Tennessee bar. He died on July 15th, 1927. There are also account books, private records of legal cases, and a cash book.

Dates: 1847-1914

Academic Advising Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0623
Abstract

This collection houses a 1977 newsletter for academic advisors at the University of Tennessee. It includes information about program name changes, changes in education law requirements, and changes in deans and other administrative personnel.

Dates: 1977 Spring

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1426
Abstract

Written entirely in German, this 266-page account book contains the records of an unidentified merchant operating in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Dates: 1834-1852

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1083
Abstract

This collection consists of a small handwritten account book with entries from 1827 through 1840 by an unknown author.

Dates: 1827-1840

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

 Collection
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

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 348
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Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 103
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United States. Navy. 50
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 46
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 45
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 44
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 42
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 41
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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 39
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Slavery -- Tennessee 35
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Account books -- Tennessee. 34
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Administration. 32
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 29
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County courts -- Tennessee. 25
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Knoxville (Tenn.) 21
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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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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
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World War, 1914-1918. 17
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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
College presidents -- Tennessee. 14
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Medicine -- Tennessee. 14
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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
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 13
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sevier County (Tenn.). 13
Sheet music. 13
United States -- Description and travel. 13
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