Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1901 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
This collection consists of a senior thesis on William G. Brownlow originally submitted to the history department of Princeton University.
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.
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.
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.
In this master's thesis, Robert A. Ellis Jr. explores the Bijou Theatre's historical significance to Knoxville and East Tennessee.