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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A History of Music in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1791-1910

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1676
Abstract

One copy of the dissertation, "A History of Music in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1791 to 1910," written by Emma Katherne Crews.

Dates: circa 1962

Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3747
Abstract

The Dogwood Arts Festival Scrapbooks document the annual spring cultural arts festival that has occurred since April 1961 in Knoxville, Tennessee. This collection includes scrapbooks, photographs, news clippings, promotional materials, and administrative papers that date 1962-2005, with the bulk of the material dating 1980-1998.

Dates: 1962-2005

Ellen McClung Berry Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2336
Abstract

In this letter to Ellen McClung Berry, dated March 11, 1960, from Palm Beach, Fla., the author (whose signature is unidentifiable) writes of a trip and hoping for a visit from friends in the upcoming weeks.

Dates: 1960 March 11

Hotel Farragut (Knoxville, Tenn.) Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2303
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter on Hotel Farragut stationary, written by an unidentified son to his mother in Jackson, Tennessee, 1927.

Dates: 1927 December 4

Margaret C. McClung Scrapbook and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1173
Abstract The photocopied scrapbook in this collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings that Margaret C. McClung accumulated during the 1860s and 1870s. Among the subjects documented are Knoxville society, the Civil War, moral issues, etiquette, fashion, religion, women's roles in the home and society, local attractions, and trivia. It also houses wedding invitations, correspondence, and event programs. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection includes a copy of a portrait of Margaret C....
Dates: 1841-1896; Majority of material found within 1860-1877

Margaret Graeme Canning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2114
Abstract

The Margaret Graeme Canning Collection is composed of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, opera programs, awards and certificates of achievement, reel-to-reel audio tapes, correspondence, publications, and photographs dealing with the lives of Margaret Graeme Canning and her mother, Mary Margaret Hoskins Canning.

Dates: 1870-2001 (Bulk 1906-2001)

Mildred Simpson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0085
Abstract This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Mildred Simpson documenting her time at the University of Tennessee (1937-1940). It includes such memorabilia as invitations and programs for Greek sponsored events and university sponsored games, plays, and ceremonies, newspaper articles, photographs, and clippings from the society pages. Simpson also saved such novelties as restaurant napkins and menus, matchbooks, and candy wrappers. Loose materials found with the scrapbook have been placed...
Dates: 1933-1979

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0474
Abstract

This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.

Dates: 1899-1909