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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

J. Wylie Brownlee Collection

Identifier: MS-3817
Abstract The J. Wylie Brownlee Collection details the Great Smoky Mountains National Park campaign during the mid-1920s. It includes letters to Brownlee, brochures and pamphlets promoting the creation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its conservation, writings describing the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, empty letterheads, a list of instructions for the organization presidents of the Smoky Mountains Campaign, and a letter from the campaign chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Asheville,...
Dates: 1924-1926

James Agee/Tamara Comstock Letters

Identifier: MS-2296

The Agee-Comstock collection contains ten letters sent from James Agee to Tamara Comstock between August 1954 and March 1955. The letters detail Agee's personal life (recounting events surrounding the birth of his last child and his health problems), his writing (updating her on his current professional projects and struggles with his personal work), and some discussion of Agee and Comstock's relationship.

Dates: 1954-1955

James Long Cormac McCarthy Collection

Identifier: MS-4028

This collection contains correspondence from Cormac McCarthy written to his friend James "Jim" Long in Knoxville, TN. Also includes a photograph of the two, and an inscribed first edition of McCarthy's novel Suttree.

Dates: 1965-2012

John B. Brownlow Letter

Identifier: MS-0363

This collection consists of a single letter from John B. Brownlow to William G. McAdoo on February 4, 1890. The letter concerns Brownlow's recollection of a speech made by Andrew Johnson in Knoxville around 1860.

Dates: 1890 February 4

John Bell Brownlow Letter

Identifier: MS-0995

This collection features one handwritten letter from John Bell Brownlow, dated February 7, 1874, written to F. S. Heiskell in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1874 February 7

John J. Daturic Papers

Identifier: MS-0505

This collection consists of two letters, three deeds belonging to John J. Daturic, and two monthly reports from the Knoxville Business College of R. A. Anderson. Daturic bought and sold real estate in Knox County. These materials span from circa 1877-1890.

Dates: circa 1877-1890

John T. Burtwell Papers

Identifier: MS-0254

This collection consists of receipts, correspondences, and business accounts of John T. Burtwell. Some of the correspondences are about personal and family matters, while others concern business accounts with local merchants.

Dates: 1833 October 1-1869 December 31

Kenneth Curry Collection of Robert Southey Letters

Identifier: MS-3664
Abstract The Kenneth Curry Collection of Robert Southey Letters includes Romantic poet Robert Southey's letters, typescript transcriptions collected for University of Tennessee English professor Kenneth Curry's two-volume compilation New Letters of Robert Southey. These typescripts consist of letters that were used in Curry's publication, and ones that did not make it into the compilation. The collection also includes page proofs of New Letters,...
Dates: 1792-1839, circa 1960-1969, undated

Lee McClung Letters

Identifier: MS-1294

This collection consists of two letters exchanged between Lee McClung and William Loeb, secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt, in June of 1903 concerning an autographed presentation copy of The Winning of the West.

Dates: 1903 June 17-19

Littleton W. Tazewell Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0794

These letters to Littleton W. Tazwell discuss a bank deposit that was distributed to him on March 16, 1825 and the death of a relative on April 12, 1840.

Dates: 1825 March 16, 1840 April 12

Major Paul E. Divine Materials

Identifier: MS-3659

This collection consists of 14 letters regarding political matters and positions from various leaders of Tennessee's regional and state government.

Dates: 1894 February 20-1906 October 9, undated

Maynard Family Letters

Identifier: MS-2359
Abstract This collection houses transcriptions of 42 letters written to and between members of the Maynard family from 1841 to 1913. Horace and Laura (Washburn) Maynard write the earliest letters to Laura's parents, Azel and Sarah Washburn, in Royalston, Vermont during the 1840s. Of the remaining letters, some are written from Edward Maynard, Sr. to family members and many are addressed to his son, Edward Maynard, Jr. The majority of the letters to Edward Maynard, Jr. were written by his...
Dates: 1841 March 27-1913 February 6

Mildred McPherson Papers

Identifier: MS-3716

The collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, pencil drawings and oversized newspapers created or collected by Mildred McPherson and her family between the years 1899 to 1988.

Dates: 1899-1988

Moses Elkanah Thompson Letter

Identifier: MS-3791

A letter written by Moses Elkanah Thompson, dated June 7, 1863, to Francis M. Blair in response to one received from Blair earlier. In the letter, Thompson briefly mentions the Battle at Vicksburg and the number of men both sides lost. He also mentions his desire for the war to end.

Dates: 1863 June 7

Nash Buckingham Collection

Identifier: MS-3655

This collection consists of four letters from 1911 and 1917 and a copy of Life magazine from 1944.

Dates: 1911 November 17-1944 January 24

Oliver Perry Temple Letter (Transcription)

Identifier: MS-0798

This collection consists of a transcribed letter from Oliver Perry Temple to Dr. W. G. Brownlow. The letter concerns O.P. Temple reporting back to Dr. W. G. Brownlow about speeches given in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Montgomery, Alabama. The letter was transcribed in 1971.

Dates: 1860 August 1

R. H. Williams Letters

Identifier: MS-3178

This collection of letters, dated October 30, 1893 - February 28, 1899, chronicles a relationship between R. H. Williams of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Mildred Pitkin of North Cambridge, Massachusetts. These letters, written from Williams to Pitkin, discuss financial matters as well as a fire at the Richardson Building in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1893 October 30-1899 February 28

Richard Pearson Letter

Identifier: MS-0991

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter written by Richard Pearson in 1844. In the letter, Pearson discusses a recent claim by William G. Brownlow about letters from Andrew Jackson.

Dates: 1844 July 2

Roberta A. Scull Papers on Lexemuel Ray Hesler

Identifier: MS-0472

This collection includes correspondence written to Roberta A. "Bobbie Lou" Scull from various professors and people who knew Lexemuel Ray Hesler, including a letter from Hesler himself, written during 1969 as Scull prepared to write about Hesler. Also included is Scull's biographical sketch of Hesler.

Dates: 1969

Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2

Identifier: MS-3768

This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.

Dates: 1863 July 15