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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

Betsey Beeler Creekmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0833
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1960

C. B. Alexander Receipt Folder

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Identifier: MS-2440
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-1923

C. M. McClung & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3137
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1929-1941

Carson Brewer Articles

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2048
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1925-1994 September 29 (bulk 1949 June 6-1994 September 29)

Charles and Betty Torreyson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2347
Abstract

This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.

Dates: 1941-1945 (Bulk 1942)

Charles H. Hudson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0237
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1852-1885, 1907, 1914, undated

Collection Regarding Knoxville Chiropractors

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0184
Abstract This collection houses a variety of minutes, legal papers, and publications documenting Knoxville chiropractors during the early 20th century. Of particular interest are telegrams sent in support of legislation creating a Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Tennessee and minutes of the Chiropractors Association of Tennessee discussing possible affiliation with the American Chiropractic Association. Two of the publications promoting chiropractic were published for Dr. Walt F. Evans, who...
Dates: 1923 January 3-1934

Correspondence regarding the World's Fair Park

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0589
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1988-1989

David Henley Letter to Richard Harrison

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Identifier: MS-1871
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1799 February 12

Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS-3747
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1962-2005

Donald F. Paine Collection of Hiram Hall, Eugene D. Blanchard, and Stanley Puryear

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3204
Abstract This collection houses trial documents, research notes, newspaper articles, and photographs showing three separate murder cases. The first of these cases is State of Tennessee vs. Hiram Hall. Hall was convicted of murdering his wife, Ida Hassler Hall, on August 18, 1897 near Crossville, Tennessee. The second case researched is State of Tennessee vs. Eugene D. Blanchard. Blanchard was convicted of murdering Harry Gervin in Knoxville, Tennessee on May 16, 1930. The third case included is State...
Dates: 1897 August-2007 October

Donald Paine Collection Regarding Tennessee v. Rush Strong

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Identifier: MS-3442
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1941, 2007-2008

Dr. Amos R. Garrison Diary

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Identifier: MS-2487
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1898 January 1-1902 July 31

Dr. Herbert Acuff Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2430
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1948-1955 (bulk 1948)

E. S. Chesbrough Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0923
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1837 June 12

Early Knoxville Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2512
Abstract

This collection consists of a number of portrait photographs taken by 40 Knoxville photography firms between approximately 1870 and 1900.

Dates: circa 1870-circa 1900

East Tennessee College Records

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Identifier: AR-0218
Abstract

This collection houses 47 documents and typewritten notes showing the operations of East Tennessee College during the first part of the 19th century.

Dates: 1823 April 10-1858 March 16; undated

Edgar C. Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3226
Abstract

In this interview, Edgar C. Wilson discusses the end of his service in World War II and his postwar life in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 2005 September 4

Edward J. Sanford Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3503
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1856 June 18-1864 July 19

Eleanor Creekmore Sketch Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3311
Abstract

Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.

Dates: 1949-1950