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Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2466
Abstract

This collection houses notes, outlines, bibliographies, research, and legal papers documenting Alex Haley's Roots through 1977. Of particular interest are the items showing Harold Courlander's lawsuit against Haley, Doubleday & Company, and various affiliated groups.

Dates: 1972-circa 1977

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1888
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.

Dates: 1870-1991

Alex Haley Research Regarding Tennessee Anecdotal History

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0420
Abstract Alex Haley, Anne Klebenow, and a number of student researchers collected these anecdotes about Tennessee history during their work on 200 Years through 200 Stories: A Tennessee Bicentennial Collection (1996). Among the topics covered are the Bell Witch, the beginning of the Ku Klux Klan, the Scopes Trial, and the Civil War. The first part of the collection houses files that the team used to compile the final edition of their book. It is followed by materials documenting notable personalities...
Dates: circa 1986-circa 1996

Alex Haley's 'Queen' Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3944
Overview

This collection consists of a pamphlet about Alex Haley's Queen. The pamphlet consists of set pictures, a timeline of the Civil War, and a synopsis of each part of the mini-series. The pamphlet was intended to be used as a study and discussion guide for classroom teachers to use alongside viewing Queen, a television mini-series documenting the life of Haley's grandmother.

Dates: 1993

Alexander Family Genealogical Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1177
Abstract

In this photocopied genealogical sketch, J. G. M. Ramsey traces the Alexander family's genealogy from Sir William Alexander (the first of the family to settle in the United States) to his granddaughter, Rhody (Alexander) Rodgers and her immediate family. Ramsey was related to the Alexanders through his father, who was William Alexander's great-grandson.

Dates: 1870 November 30

Alexander Gurwitch and Hermann Muller Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1645
Abstract

This collection consists of several photographs of scientists Alexander Gurwitch and Hermann Muller. The photographs of Gurwitch were taken in October 1933, November 1933, and November 1937 and also depict his wife and long-time collaborator Lydia. The photograph of Hermann Muller and his wife, Dorothea, was taken in 1950. Also included is a photograph of laboratory equipment.

Dates: 1933 October-1950

Alexander Hesler Photograph of Abraham Lincoln

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1801
Abstract

Alexander Hesler made this portrait of of Abraham Lincoln while Lincoln was campaigning for President in 1860.

Dates: 1860

Alexander Hollaender Material

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Identifier: MS-1165
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, schedules, notes, lectures, and publications documenting Alexander Hollaender's 1962 term as Messenger Lecturer at Cornell University.

Dates: 1962

Alexander Hollaender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1261
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notes, reprints, and other materials documenting Alexander Hollaender's participation in various symposiums and workshops toward the end of his career. Hollaender's personal files dating from 1950 to 1975 are also included.

Dates: 1950-1975

Alexander Hollaender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0652
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notebooks, data sheets, publications, travel records, and experimental data documenting Alexander Hollaender's long scientific career. Of particular interest are the items showing Hollaender's groundbreaking work with the effects of radiation and methods of radiation protection.

Dates: 1928-1970

Alexander Hollaender Papers Supplement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1105
Abstract

This addition to the Hollaender papers represents Dr. Hollaender's continuing interest in the UT Library's Radiation Biology Archives. It houses journals, international conference files, correspondence, illustrative materials, and awards documenting Dr. Hollaender's life and work.

Dates: 1951-1972

Alexander Moffitt Bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2448
Abstract

This collection contains one appearance bond from Washington County, NC (now Tennessee), for William Hall and William Porsley, who are bound to Sheriff Edmond Williamson for $1000. It is signed by William Hall, William Porsley, and Deputy Sheriff Alexander Moffitt. December 8, 1788.

Dates: 1788 December 8

Alexander Ragan Postmaster Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0277
Abstract

The collection consists of one document, signed and sealed by former President William McKinley, to announce the appointment of Alexander Ragan as postmaster for Newport, Tennessee on February 15, 1898.

Dates: 1898 February 15

Alf Taylor Campaign Button

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1551
Abstract

This button, worn by Alf Taylor's supporters during Tennessee's War of the Roses, bears a single red rose and the legend War of the Roses: Bring One. It was manufactured by Smith & Lamar of Nashville, Tennessee and Dallas, Texas.

Dates: circa 1886

Alfred B. McCreary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3037
Abstract This collection contains 34 original letters written by Alfred B. McCreary to his father, sister, and brothers during the Civil War. The letters describe the movements and activities of his regiment and give McCreary’s perspectives on the progress of the war. The collection contains original documents and photocopies of original documents from the National Archives concerning McCreary’s attempt to receive a pension from the Department of the Interior. The collection also includes background...
Dates: 1862-2006

Alfred E. Waldo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3184
Abstract

A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.

Dates: 1863 October 26

Alfred Gruber Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3269
Abstract

Alfred Gruber wrote this letter to his father, Joseph Gruber, from Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 18, 1865. In it, he discusses the aftermath of the war in Chattanooga and wonders whether he should accept the government's offer of a bounty in exchange for five years of service.

Dates: 1865 July 18

Alfred L. Schmied Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0440
Abstract

This collection consists of papers belonging to Alfred Leo Schmied, piano professor at the University of Tennessee from 1947-1977 and head of the Music Department from 1952-1972. Schmied was a member of several national music organizations and was educated by world-renowned instructors. He himself was renowned for his nationally-recognized excellence in piano and his legacy in music education.

Dates: 1926-1974

Alfred M. Cate Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0495
Abstract

The collection includes typed transcriptions of several letters written by Alfred M. Cate during his time serving in the Tennessee Senate to his brother, George O. Cate. They talk about legislation, the Republican party, their family, and other updates from the Senate Chamber. The original letters are dated from January-February 1868.

Dates: 1868 January 19-February 21

Alfred M. Perry Review

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2930
Abstract

This collection houses a review of Neil Rolde's Continental Liar from the State of Mane: James G. Blaine that Alfred M. Perry presented to the Irving Club on February 18, 2008.

Dates: 2008 February 18

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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 302
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 261
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Faculty. 45
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 44
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 43
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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 37
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Land tenure -- Tennessee. 20
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 20
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Education -- Tennessee. 18
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 18
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 17
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Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 17
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 17
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Authors, American -- Southern States. 16
Land grants -- Tennessee. 16
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Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 16
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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
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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 14
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Tennessee, East -- History. 14
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
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Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 13
Sheet music. 13
United States -- Description and travel. 13
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