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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Roswell Kingsley Collection

Identifier: MS-0003

This collection consists of 25 letters relating to Roswell and Nannie Kingsley, their family members, and some of their friends written from 1850-1885. The correspondence provides insights into East Tennessee during the Civil War as well as a look at ex-Confederate home life.

Dates: 1850-1885

S. H. Jestes & Bessie Jones Collection

Identifier: MS-3808

This collection consists of postcards, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers of Samuel Houston Jestes and Bertha Regina "Bessie" Jones ranging from 1905 to 1919.

Dates: 1905-1919

Samuel Blackburn Published Letter

Identifier: MS-3596

This letter responds to a note informing Blackburn that he had been nominated for a seat in the senate, despite the fact that the writers didn't know his views on suffrage. Blackburn regrets their unwanted efforts but lays out his views anyway.

Dates: 1829 March

Sarah E. M. McClung Letter and Receipts

Identifier: MS-3645
Abstract This collection includes a letter to Sarah E. M. McClung in Huntsville, Alabama, from her friend F. Taylor, a widow staying in Yorkville, dated October 1827. It also includes three receipts, one signed by Daniel Mitchell on November 9, 1819 for $9 paid by J. W. McClung for keeping house; one signed by Rufin Morgan on November 26, 1821 for $116.57 from the lawsuit of James Gillespie; and one signed by Sarah A. H. White on December 9, 1847 for $50 from Ruffin Coleman for business with her...
Dates: 1819 November 9-1847 December 9

Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

Identifier: MS-3776

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

Shirley Whitney Kerr Collection of Jane Merchant Material

Identifier: MS-3794

This collection contains correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, notes, and objects all concerning Jane Merchant that Shirley Whitney Kerr collected and kept over the years she knew Merchant and after Merchant's death in 1972.

Dates: 1950-2000

Thomas Appleton Letter to James B. Williams

Identifier: MS-1278

One handwritten letter dated May 8, 1822 from Thomas Appleton in Springfield, Tennessee to James B. Williams in Bean Station, Tennessee. Appleton discusses his travels from Clarksville, Tennessee to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and back.

Dates: 1822 May 8

Trotter Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0230

This collection contains documents from 1810 to 1917 concerning the Trotter family of Sevier County, Tennessee, including ledgers, legal documents, letters and other materials.

Dates: 1810-1917

Walter M. Higgs Papers

Identifier: CSWS-0019

This collection consists of an address book, correspondence, enlistment and honorable discharge records, photographs, press clippings, and a promotion list from Walter M. Higgs' service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Higgs served in the Pacific Theater as part of the 17th Bomber Squadron 27th Bombardment Group and was a POW in Japan.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1985, undated

William G. Campbell Letter

Identifier: MS-1721

This collection consists of one letter written by William G. Campbell of Abingdon, Virginia to Moses White of Knoxville, Tennessee on January 16, 1848.

Dates: 1848 January 16

William Walker Letter

Identifier: MS-1734

This collection contains a piece of correspondence from William Walker to John Player and a table of contents. In the correspondence, Walker asks Player several questions about botany including ferns growing in specific geographic regions.

Dates: 1788 September 29