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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

1982 Knoxville International Energy Exposition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2071
Abstract

The 1982 Knoxville International Energy Exposition Collection consists of five series, occupying two boxes. The collection material contains correspondence and other documents from the numerous organizations that were instrumental in bringing the World's Fair to Knoxville in 1982.

Dates: 1974-1982

"A Birthday Salute to Knoxville" Manuscript

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Identifier: MS-1090
Abstract

This collection includes two copies of a typed manuscript of David J. Harkness' "A Birthday Salute to Knoxville."

Dates: 1981 October 3

A. F. Bellingrath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0154
Abstract This collection houses two letters, one certificate, and one advertisement documenting the University of Tennessee during the 1880s. Guy B. Wetzell wrote the first letter to his friend A. F. Bellingrath on October 5, 1887. In it, he discusses his service as a U.T. cadet, lists the officers of the various companies, describes the activities of the Chi Delta literary society, and mentions the local women. A. F. Bellingrath wrote the second letter to the U.T. Alumni Association in 1933. It...
Dates: 1881-1933 September 4

A. F. Sanford Arboretum Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0638
Abstract

This collection houses seven boxes of record books documenting the flora present in the A. F. Sanford Arboretum between 1930 and 1941. The plants are arranged alphabetically by genus.

Dates: 1930-1941

A. J. Kennedy Ledger

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Identifier: MS-1441
Abstract

This bound ledger records the accounts of A. J. Kennedy's sawmill. It begins with an alphabetical list of customers (some of whom were prominent early citizens of Knoxville) and goes on with an itemized list of charges. These charges were incurred for such things as hauling flour to river, loads of wood, loads of hay, quarts of whiskey, scantling, making three pairs of shoes, and various other consumer items.

Dates: 1825-1828

A. L. Rule Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3511
Abstract

Dr. Andrew L. Rule used these two ledgers to record the names of his patients and the charges they incurred between 1905 and 1914. A note on the inside cover indicates that the ledger changed hands in 1953.

Dates: 1905 January 1-1914 December

A Skin Game Photograph

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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."

Dates: 1896

Alice Heap Manuscript Regarding the Heap Family

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Identifier: MS-1785
Abstract Alice Heap begins this handwritten account of the Heap family with her father, George Carson Heap Sr. She goes on to relate her early memories of her parents and Knoxville (including the 1910 Appalachian Exposition, her father's work with Hope Bros., and the first airplane in town) and describes her brother (George Carson Heap Jr.), her uncle (John Graves Heap Jr.), and her grandfather (John Graves Heap Sr.). Finally, she provides a brief genealogical sketch of the Heap family beginning with...
Dates: undated

Allen J. Clifton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2964
Abstract

In this letter to his mother (written near Knoxville, Tennessee), Allen Clifton reports on his unit's position and supplies, describes the weather, mentions that he is in good health, inquires about the health and doings of family members and friends, and asks for some postage stamps. He also asks about the returned veterans and solicits his mother's opinion of his decision not to re-enlist.

Dates: 1864 February 20

Appalachian Exposition Diploma

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Identifier: MS-0115
Abstract

The University of Tennessee earned this diploma at the Appalachian Exposition for the Best Exhibit of Higher Industrial Education.

Dates: 1911 October 1

Arthur Seymour Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0485
Abstract

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Arthur Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. It contains a wide variety of materials, including newspaper articles relating to his fraternity, invitations to fraternity dances, notices of marriages, and other articles about the University.

Dates: 1938-1940

Arthur Seymour Scrapbooks

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Identifier: AR-0483
Abstract

This collection houses two scrapbooks compiled by Arthur G. Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. They include articles and mementos from University events, Kappa Sigma membership, and the many activities and honors of Seymour himself.

Dates: 1933-1939; 2002

Athene Circle Records and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0317
Abstract

This collection houses meeting minutes, memorial resolutions for Anna Chandler and Angie Warren Perkins, correspondence, a narrative of a trip to Panama, and other materials documenting the Athene Circle of Knoxville, Tennessee. Much of the information shows Anna Chandler, one of the Circle's earliest members.

Dates: 1904 April 19-1930 December 1

Babyhood of Knoxville Manuscript

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Identifier: MS-0975
Abstract

This collection houses a manuscript entitled Babyhood of Knoxville written by William A. Henderson describing how the city of Knoxville was founded and how it flourished between the early 1700s and the early 1900s.

Dates: 1906 July 11

Bank Account Book

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Identifier: MS-1443
Abstract

This account book contains lists of transactions, many for currency or settlement, with a variety of customers. Among the individuals and businesses represented are Cowan McClung and Company, S.V. McCorkle, Stamps and Company, D.P. Rowe and Company, and Knoxville Iron Company. A loose piece of paper bears the letterhead of The Hanover National Bank of the City of New York.

Dates: 1881 December 1-1883 July 30

Barbara Goddard's Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3127
Abstract

This collection contains the Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard, May 9, 1924 to August 7, 1944, compiled by Barbara Goddard in July 1994. It traces the life of Frelan Goddard with family photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, and correspondence. There are also materials from the family's trip to Europe and about awards given to the family or posthumously to Goddard.

Dates: 1994 July

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0575
Abstract

This collection houses photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and published works documenting Bernadotte E. Schmitt's family, time at the University of Tennessee, participation in the Rhodes Scholarship Program, and later career.

Dates: 1894 October-1968 March 18

Betsey B. and David D. Creekmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2841x
Abstract

This collection contains the notes, photographs, and other materials collected by the Creekmores regarding Betsey Beeler Creekmore's publications and research about the Knoxville region and the genealogy of their family.

Dates: 1794-1995

Betsey B. and David D. Creekmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2841
Abstract This collection includes many materials from Creekmore’s writing career including notes, drafts, photographs, correspondence, financial documents, publicity materials, and works that were never published. Personal papers include family correspondence, photographs, and mementos. These are about Creekmore, her family, and several ancestors. Records from Creekmore’s civic engagement come from her work with the Garden Club, Dogwood Arts Festival, Junior League, and various historic concerns...
Dates: 1794-1998

Betsey Beeler Creekmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2823
Abstract

This collection contains the notes, photographs, and books collected by Betsey Beeler Creekmore for her publications and research about the Knoxville region and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1930s, 1960s-1990s