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Abstract This collection consists of correspondence and financial papers documenting Albion Tipton Blair of McMinn County, Tennessee between 1840 and 1884. These materials detail the goods and transactions of the general store he owned and the financial collapse of another one of his operations. In addition, the collection houses poetry written or copied by Blair's wife, Eliza Ann (Reynolds) Blair.
Abstract This collection consists of a pamphlet titled
Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains.The pamphlet describes development of the Alcoa Aluminum Company's hydroelectric plants in the Smoky Mountains. Also included are two photographs, one of the Cheoah Development and one of the Narrows created by the Calderwood Dam.
Abstract This collection consists of research compiled by Alethea Helen Whitney on Winston Churchill. Research material includes: rough drafts for her book, press clippings, magazine and book publications.
Abstract This cassette tape records a talk that Alex Haley gave at Mills College on June 27, 1981. The tape's B side contains a talk given by Bud Gardner on the same date.
Abstract In this letter, Alex Haley thanks Mrs. William Harmon Farrow for sending him a book entitled Light and Truth by R. B. Lewis, A Colored Man, from her father's collection.
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a series of letters that Alex Haley wrote to Waller B. and Elaine S. Wiser between May of 1968 and February of 1975. Also included are clippings and reviews of Roots dating from 1968 to 1996.
Abstract This collection houses an undated manuscript of Alex Haley's Working Report: Before This Anger. This item features an account of some of Haley's travels in West Africa (with photographs) and Haley's genealogy. Also included are two biographical sketches describing Haley and a personal memoir and description of Haley's intent for this work.
Abstract This collection houses financial statements, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes documenting Alex Haley's work between 1963 and 1975. Among these items are statements regarding Haley's Kinte Corporation and a brief article on an intended work between Haley and Warren Beatty in Variety.
Abstract Series I: Notes and Basic Story Concepts houses papers detailing ideas for television shows and scripts, including possible biographies of Miles Davis and Dr. Leonard Santarelli. Series II: Family Genealogies contains genealogical charts of three family lines showing Alex Haley's connection to his Gambian ancestor Kunta Kinte.
Abstract The collection houses two letters that Alex Haley wrote to Dr. Willard C. Goley in April of 1973 and August of 1974 in addition to a photocopy of an article entitled "In His Roots Search Alex Haley Feels His Link."
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.
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.
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 in...
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.
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.
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.
Abstract Alexander Hesler made this portrait of of Abraham Lincoln while Lincoln was campaigning for President in 1860.
Abstract This collection houses correspondence, schedules, notes, lectures, and publications documenting Alexander Hollaender's 1962 term as Messenger Lecturer at Cornell University.
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.
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.
- 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