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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:

J. R. Campbell and James W. Taylor Photographs and Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3203
Abstract

This collection houses primarily photographs of the Church of God and its members taken by J. R. Campbell near Harriman and Hyatt, Tennessee, around 1910. Also included is a pamphlet by James W. Taylor entitled Alleghania. This document discusses the reasons for pro-Union feelings in East Tennessee and Knoxville's strategic importance.

Dates: 1862-circa 1910 (bulk circa 1910)

Jack E. Reese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0530
Abstract This collection contains material documenting nearly the entirety of Professor Jack Reese's career at the University of Tennessee. Much of this information dates from Reese's time in administrative positions and includes texts of prepared speeches, correspondence with other administrators, professors, and student publications, and items showing position searches. The collection also houses materials documenting Reese's time as Director of the College Scholars Program after his resignation...
Dates: 1968-1996

James D. Hoskins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0138
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, notes, and other materials documenting James D. Hoskins' work with the University of Tennessee during the 1930s and 1940s. Other materials show his involvement with the Sons of the Revolution, the genealogy of the Hoskins family, and Tennessee history.

Dates: 1912-1954

James M. Welcker Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0271
Abstract

This collection houses five letters addressed to James M. Welcker. Most discuss financial and political matters (including Polk's nomination as a presidential candidate), but some also touch on family affairs.

Dates: 1844 May 29-1855 November 12

James T. Moran Notebook

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Identifier: MS-3378
Abstract James T. Moran used this notebook while studying in the University of Tennessee's Pharmacy program in 1902. It consists primarily of instructions for mixing various medicines and creams, including the names and amounts of the requisite chemicals. It also houses a newspaper clipping providing a whitewash recipe, two prescription sheets from the Gooding Drug Co. (where Moran worked while attending school) signed by J. C. Todd, and several slips of paper listing weights and measurements of...
Dates: 1902

James T. Thornton Papers

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Identifier: MS-1306
Abstract

This collection houses receipts that James T. Thornton collected over a period of forty years, from 1875 to 1914.

Dates: 1875-1914

James White Papers

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Identifier: MS-0301
Abstract

This collection consists of papers documenting James White of Knoxville, Tennessee, including genealogical records from the White family Bible and a photocopy of a legal document. A short biography of James White is also included.

Dates: circa 1800, 1924, undated

John B. Brownlow Inspection Report

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Identifier: MS-3245
Abstract John Bell Brownlow wrote this inspection report in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 21, 1878. He discusses an anonymous collector in Arkansas who is apparently falling short of his professional expectations and says that the desire for this collector's removal is almost unanimous within his district. This letter was likely written while Brownlow was a revenue agent for the U. S. Treasury Internal Revenue Department. The letterhead reads Remarks of the Inspecting Officer and the report is...
Dates: 1878 January 21

John Richards Diary and Correspondence

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Identifier: MS-1399
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a diary that John Richards Jr. of Knoxville, Tennessee kept between April 6, 1917 and October 20, 1918. After warning his readers that "he or she who read these pages without my consent are cussed by me," Richards discusses his desire to fight in World War I, his admiration for classmates who have joined the Navy, seeing these new recruits off at the train station, his studies and activities at Central High School, cross-dressing in order to play pranks,...
Dates: 1917 April 6-1940 May 23

Joseph A. Mabry Estate Settlement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1057
Abstract

The collection contains the estate settlement of Joseph A. Mabry, Jr.

Dates: 1844

Joseph C. Strong Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1031
Abstract

The first of the journals in this collection recounts Joseph C. Strong's service in the U. S. Navy aboard the warship Trumbull as it escorted other ships from London to the Caribbean in 1800 and 1801. The second larger journal tells of Strong's activities in and around Knoxville in 1816 as he helped to establish a Bible Society. Both of these journals are typewritten copies of the originals.

Dates: 1800-1801, 1816

Knox County Courthouse Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2979
Abstract

This collection consists of a framed black and white photograph of seven men in the 3rd floor courtroom of the Knox County Courthouse, circa 1943-1947.

Dates: circa 1943-1947

Knox County Health Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3301
Abstract

This collection houses vital statistics reports, photographs, slides, budgets, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting over a century of health care in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. The bulk of the material is composed of news articles collected in scrapbooks dating from 1931 to 1991 and vital statistics showing Knoxville, Knox County, and Tennessee between 1909 and 1996.

Dates: 1874-1998

Knox County (Tenn.) Election Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2884
Abstract

This collection consists of the Knox County Election Ledger, a bound volume including newspaper clippings and handwritten notes, covering elections in Knox County, Tenn. in the years 1909-1916.

Dates: 1909-1916

Knox County (Tenn.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2452
Abstract

The Knox County Records, 1794-1832, contain four items pertaining to Knox County, Tenn. They consist of a court testimony from 1794, signed by F. A. Ramsey and Gavin Black, a court order and a marriage certificate from 1821, and a State of Tennessee Bank receipt from 1832.

Dates: 1794-1832

Knoxville Bar Association Minute Book

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Identifier: MS-0223
Abstract

This notebook contains the minutes of the Knoxville Bar Association's meetings from 1921 to 1930. The organization's particular concerns include endorsements of nominees to such political offices as the Supreme Court and memorials of deceased Knoxville lawyers.

Dates: 1921-1930

Knoxville College Slide

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1974
Abstract

This collection houses a single magic lantern, or primitive projection, slide depicting Knoxville College's 1930 Junior class play.

Dates: 1930

Knoxville Community Planning Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0417
Abstract

This collection houses minutes, plans, reports, correspondence, and publications documenting the Knoxville Community Planning Council's work between 1943 and 1946. The bulk of the material focuses on the Master Planning Committee.

Dates: 1943-1946 January 28

Knoxville National Banks Reports

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Identifier: MS-0612
Abstract These six ledgers document the financial status of various national banks in Knoxville between 1887 and 1930. The five banks most frequently mentioned are the Holston National Bank, the Third National Bank, the Mechanics National Bank, the City National Bank at Knoxville, and the East Tennessee National Bank. All of the reports present were originally published in unidentified newspapers and then cut out and pasted into these ledgers. Volume five houses typewritten notes discussing...
Dates: 1887 August 1-1930 September 24

Knoxville Railway and Light Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1502
Abstract

This collection houses vouchers, journal entries, and account records documenting the activities of the Knoxville Park Association, the Knoxville Electric Light and Power Company, the Knoxville Street Railway, and the Knoxville Traction Company between 1891 and 1920.

Dates: 1891-1920