Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:
This collection houses letters that Betsey Beeler Creekmore wrote to her mother, Betsey (Beeler) Creekmore, between 1934 and 1935. Also included are newspaper clippings documenting the Creekmore family and the history of Knoxville, Tennessee.
The C. B. Alexander Receipt Folder, 1916-1923, contains receipts, checks, letters and envelopes, account books, credit and registration certificates, and membership cards for the Order of the Railroad Telegraphers, as well as a photo negative of a soldier and postcard of the Knoxville Deaf and Dumb School.
This collection houses receipts and letters from the C. M. McClung & Co. hardware company, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, recording sales to Frank William Taylor of Morristown, Tennessee made between 1929 and 1941.
Carson Brewer wrote these columns for the Knoxville News-Sentinel on such subjects as Knoxville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the people and communities of the Smoky Mountains region, and the Tennessee Valley Authority between the 1940s and the 1980s.
This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.
This collection consists of library catalog books, certificates, pamphlets, photographs, and press clippings belonging to the Hudson family. Charles Hudson was an engineer who built the last wooden bridge across the Mississippi River.
This collection houses correspondence documenting the University of Tennessee's role in the further development of the site of the 1982 World's Fair. Some of the correspondence proposes that the site be used for an Appalachian Pioneer Museum. The collection also contains a report from the working group charged with planning for the site.
In this letter, David Henley reports that he has forwarded Crozier and King's accounts for sundry articles of merchandize furnished for the Indian and Quarter Masters Departments and for the use of my office from April to December 1798. In all, the men are owed $451.99, which may be paid to their attorney, Samuel Meeker.
The Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks document the annual spring cultural arts festival that has occurred since April 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, promotional materials, and administrative papers that date 1962-2005, with the bulk of the material dating 1980-1998.
This collection houses Donald Paine's research into and articles about Tennessee v. Rush Strong. The case involved Gideon Rush Strong's 1916 murder of Sam Luttrell, who he believed had raped his wife.
This collection contains the diary of Dr. Amos R. Garrison of Knoxville, Tennessee. Garrison's diary spans the years 1898 to 1902 with the bulk of the passages in reference to the people he met, the places he visited (including Chattanooga, TN; Louisville, KY; Salt Lake City, UT; and San Francisco, CA), and both his schooling and his teaching.
The Dr. Herbert Acuff Scrapbook, 1948-1955 (bulk 1948), consists primarily of congratulatory letters sent to Acuff upon his election as president of the International College of Surgeons in 1948. Also included are loose items, including letters, academic articles, and clippings, that were found inserted in the front of the book.
E. S. Chesbrough wrote this letter to H. M. Nelson, a civil engineer in Faytteville, North Carolina, from Knoxville, Tennessee on June 12, 1837. In it, Chesbrough describes spending the night with a local family in a small cabin, mentions his duties as a surveyor, and discusses some church matters. This collection also houses a typewritten transcript of the original letter.
This collection consists of a number of portrait photographs taken by 40 Knoxville photography firms between approximately 1870 and 1900.
This collection houses 47 documents and typewritten notes showing the operations of East Tennessee College during the first part of the 19th century.
In this interview, Edgar C. Wilson discusses the end of his service in World War II and his postwar life in Knoxville, Tennessee.
This ledger opens with several months of purchase records (which are glued into the book) and proceeds to a cash and contra record for 1856 and 1857. After several empty pages, it presents a cash record for 1864 and 1865 and ends with numerous blank pages.
Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.