Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:
Margaret C. McClung Scrapbook and Photograph
Maynard Family Letters
Musikalische 5 Cent Collection Songbook
This collection consists of a single German-language songbook entitled Musikalische 5 Cent Collection most likely dating from 1883. It provides the lyrics and music for three songs: Das Weihnachts=Licht (The Christmas Light), Wenn der Herr die Gefangenen Zions erloefen wird (When the Lord Delivers Zion's Captives) and Fortfestung (A Mighty Fortress). The final two pieces constitute a musical setting of Psalm 126. This copy was printed in Knoxville, Tennessee by Tilghman Haws.
Nancy Dickinson Estabrook Diary
Neal O'Steen Papers Regarding Tennessee History, Supreme Court Justices, and Daniel Boone
This collection consists primarily of newspaper columns, publications, and notes documenting Neal O'Steen's research into Tennessee during the Civil War and early Knoxville history. Also included are letters and publications regarding a trip that Daniel Boone may have made to Idaho and photographs of Supreme Court Justices James C. McReynolds, Horace H. Lurton, Abe Fortas, Howell E. Jackson, John Catron, and Edward T. Sanford.
Newman Circle Minute Book
This journal records the biweekly meetings of the Newman Circle, a women’s club that met in Knoxville. It opens with the course of study and list of officers for the 1922-23 school year before beginning the minutes for January 2, 1923. There are no records for the 1924-25 school year, and the last record is for May 22, 1928. Most of the officers changed each year, but the directors continued to be Miss Kate White and Mrs. L. E. Vedder.
Notes on the Chavannes Family
A. F. Ernest Chavannes compiled these notes on the Chavannes family in 1882. The narrative begins with Bernard Chavannes (the family's first known ancestor) and traces eight generations of the family in Europe and the United States. Adrian Leon Chavannes (1871-1938) translated and transcribed these notes in 1934.
O. P. Temple Portrait
This collection consists of a photographic reproduction of a portrait of Knoxvillian Oliver Perry Temple. The original portrait depicts Temple as he appeared between approximately 1890 and 1900.
Office of the Chancellor Records
This collection houses the records that the University of Tennessee's Office of the Chancellor created and maintained between 1964 and 1990. The bulk of the material dates from the tenure of Chancellor Jack E. Reese.
Office of the Chief Signal Officer Letters to Signal Service Observers in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Office of the Chief Signal Officer sent these letters discussing reporting errors, budgetary issues, personnel reassignments, and changes in procedures to its observers in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1870s and 1880s. Sergeant John K. Payne served as observer until December 31, 1879, when he was replaced by Private B. F. Hough.
Opening New Doors for Young Women: The History of Knoxville Female Academy
Maureen Carlomagno authored this research paper, entitled "Opening New Doors for Young Women: The History of Knoxville Female Academy" and dated April 14, 1997, for an English III AP class. The paper itself consists of a title page, an eight page outline, and a nine page report describing the history of women's education in Knoxville, Tennessee from 1827 to 1924. Carlomagno mentions a number of prominent Knoxvillians and educational pioneers, including Lizzie Crozier French.
Otis F. Hill Ledger
Dr. Otis Hill used this ledger to record the names of his patients, the visits he made to them, the treatments he administered, and the rates he charged for his services. Although Hill had an office on Cumberland street, most of these entries refer to home visits. Among Hill's more prominent patients were William Brownlow and James Cowan.
Papers on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition
Term papers from Dr. R. B. Cunningham's Political Science 5140 course in the spring of 1977. The papers focused on the Knoxville International Energy Exposition (also known as the World's Fair) in 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the event's impact on the city financially and politically. Students explored issues such as parking, traffic, cost, power, environmental impact, waste management, and effects on local businesses before, during, and after the convention.
Peter Staub Letter
This collection houses a letter written by Peter Staub, then the mayor of Knoxville, to the Trustees of East Tennessee University in reference to Knoxville's inability to collect outstanding taxes.
Proclamation Establishing the Town of Knoxville and Other Materials
This collection houses three copies of a broadside announcing the establishment of Knoxville, Tennessee in 1791. Also included is a letter from James White to Lewis Robert Rhea authorizing him to retrieve some horses that had been stolen.
R. M. Moore Letter
In this letter to his friend John D. McAdoo of Clinton, Tennessee, R. M. Moore discusses his health and the state of affairs at East Tennessee University in addition to sending news of several mutual friends.
R. N. Kesterson Ledgers
This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to dentist R. N. Kesterson of Knoxville, Tennessee, covering the years 1894 to 1896. They contain the names of customers, the dates they came in, and the dental work they had done.
Rogers Van Gilder Papers
This collection houses three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.
S. B. Newman & Co. Ledger
This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1909 and 1911. Entries generally include the name of the customer and the total price of the order, although occasional itemizations appear. Other entries mention the organization's employees and expenses.
S. P. Hudson Letter
In this letter to George M. White in Knoxville, Tennessee, Samuel Hudson asks that White have his deposition for Hudson's case against Matthew McGuire, Samuel Rodgers, Ebenezer Alexander, Abner Jackson, and George W. Hazen recorded. Hudson has enclosed $1.00 to cover the cost of forwarding a certified copy.