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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Brownlow Inspection Report

 Collection
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

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Identifier: MS-1057
Abstract

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

Dates: 1844

Joseph C. Strong Journals

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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

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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

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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

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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

 Collection
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

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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

Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1258
Abstract

Collection contains the records of the Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce, including the records of the Board of Directors, the Convention Department, and the Membership Department. Also included are other materials related to the history of Knoxville.

Dates: 1863-1973

Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981

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Identifier: MS-1046
Abstract W. W. Baumann compiled this four page typed manuscript entitled Knoxville Theatres: Vaudeville and Celluloid, 1872-1981 on April 28, 1981. In it, he lists Knoxville's theaters, their addresses, possible names changes, number of seats available, and year closed. Also mentioned in this listing are other auditoriums and halls used for public entertainment (including facilities at the University of Tennessee) and which venues were open to African-American patrons...
Dates: 1981 April 28

Knoxville World's Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3896
Abstract

A collection of material from the World's Fair that took place in Knoxville, Tennessee, from May through October 1982.

Dates: 1982

Knoxville World's Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3304
Abstract

This collection houses guidebooks, picture books, exhibit brochures from the Peruvian and Saudi Arabian pavilions, and other literature documenting the World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1982.

Dates: 1982

Knoxville World's Fair Press Kits

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Identifier: MS-2974
Abstract

This collection consists of two press kits documenting the 1982 World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1982

Lucile and Warren Kennerly Papers

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Identifier: MS-2656
Abstract

These materials document Warren and Lucile Kennerly's involvement with the University of Tennessee and Blount Mansion respectively.

Dates: 1929-circa 2000 (Bulk 1948-1976)

Lynn Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1698
Abstract

This collection houses 18 volumes documenting the lives of three members of the Lynn family living in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1879-1960