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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 122 Collections and/or Records:

Sally Jackson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3404
Abstract

Sarah Sally (Wells) Jackson wrote these letters between 1969 and 1970 while she was a new schoolteacher and librarian for Knoxville City Schools' Fair Garden School. In these letters, Wells highlights her experiences looking for and securing employment at the school, the trials and tribulations of running the school's library, and her home life with husband James J. J. Jackson, an employee of Miller's Department Store.

Dates: 1969-1970

Sam Heiskell Caricatures

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1796
Abstract

These two caricatures, signed simply M. T., depict Knoxville lawyer and politician Sam Heiskell. One portrays him seated, while the other shows him reading a newspaper.

Dates: undated

Samuel B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0871
Abstract

This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.

Dates: 1850 February 14-1928 March 19

Security Mills Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3138
Abstract

This collection houses receipts from Security Mills of Knoxville, Tennessee recording sales of feed to Frank William Taylor and the Taylor Supply Company of Morristown, Tennessee from 1924 to 1941.

Dates: 1924-1941

"Shall the Circle Be Not Broken: A History of the Circle Park Community"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1643
Abstract

"Shall the Circle Be Not Broken: A History of the Circle Park Community" was written by Andrew C. Wicks for Dr. Bruce Wheeler's Knoxville History course at the University of Tennessee during spring quarter of 1985. The collection also features photocopies of maps of Circle Park as well as Dr. Wheeler's notes about the paper.

Dates: 1985

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2918
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.

Dates: 1836, 1906-1945, 1966

Some Themes in the Early Life of William G. Brownlow

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.

Dates: 1969

Stanley Folmsbee Letter and Article

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2499
Abstract

This collection houses a 1963 Christmas card and envelope addressed to Dr. Stanley Folmsbee about the publication of Divided Loyalties and a 1971 article discussing the reenactment of CSA General James Longstreet's entrance into Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1963 December 20-1971 April 11

Temperance Society Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2999
Abstract

This collection houses a satirical broadside printed by an unidentified Knoxville Temperance Society. It takes the form of a recruitment poster produced by the liquor companies targeting new customers.

Dates: undated

Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2749
Abstract

This photograph shows the residents of the Tennessee Deaf and Dumb Asylum in Knoxville, Tenn., standing on the stairs outside of their building. The photograph is signed by Negly Stewart.

Dates: undated

Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2340
Abstract The Tennessee WPA/National Youth Administration Records, 1933-1942, contain 74 items and is separated into three series. Series I includes 30 memoranda, generally about form and payroll changes from Bruce Overton, the State Director in Tennessee. Series II consists of business letters from or to D. B. Cornwell, the District Supervisor in Knoxville, Tenn. There are also blank forms, letterheads, and various undated lists about Work Projects for the National Youth Administration in Tennessee...
Dates: 1933-1942

The Bijou Theatre: 1909-1949

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0894
Abstract

In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.

Dates: 1976 August

The Good Shepherd

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0710
Abstract In this sermon (entitled The Good Shepherd) Rev. James Park argues that although the shepherd is often considered to fill a humble position, protecting and caring for the flock is an extremely important task that often places its occupant in contact with very powerful individuals. He further contends that because of this combination of responsibility and power, the shepard is an excellent metaphor for Christ. The sermon's cover lists the Biblical text that it is based on (John 10:11, which...
Dates: 1905 April 2

"The Historic Heritage of Kingston Pike"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0868
Abstract

In this pamphlet, W. Russell Briscoe describes the history of Knoxville's Kingston Pike from its beginnings in 1792 through approximately 1975.

Dates: 1975

Tilghman Haws Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0240
Abstract

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Dates: 1861-1920

University of Tennessee Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0077
Abstract

This collection contains University of Tennessee scrapbooks, dated 1926-1951.

Dates: 1926-1951

University of Tennessee's Economic Impact on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area Reports

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0151
Abstract

This collection consists of three Economic Impact Reports documenting the impact of the University of Tennessee on the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area from 1985-1986 and the impact of the Athletic Department in October 1991. Both studies were completed by the Center for Business and Economic Research in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dates: 1987-1991

UTK Bicentennial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0576
Abstract

This collection contains information related to planning a celebration of the University of Tennessee’s 200th anniversary in 1994. Material includes information on event planning, exhibits, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 1992-1994

W. S. Austin Ledger and Index

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3508
Abstract

Dr. W. S. Austin used this ledger to document his work as a physician in Knoxville, Tennessee between 1905 and 1918, including some transactions made through the Tennessee Medical College and records of his salary. Also included is an index to the ledger organized by patient surname.

Dates: 1905-1918

Wesley T. Kennerly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3440
Abstract The bulk of this collection houses correspondence written to and by W. T. Kennerly between 1891 and 1943. Among his correspondents are the nurses that he met while hospitalized in San Francisco during the Spanish-American War and such political figures as Senators Kenneth McKellar and Tom Stewart and Tennessee governor Prentice Cooper. Many of the letters document Kennerly's efforts to help friends and supporters secure employment with such agencies as the WPA and the TVA. The collection...
Dates: 1855 February 21-1943 May (Bulk 1891 June 8-1943 May)