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Sevier County (Tenn.).

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Arrest Warrant for Benjamin Montgomery

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3737
Abstract

An arrest warrant for Benjamin Montgomery, charged with treason, issued in 1868 to the sheriff of Sevier County, Tenn. On the backside of the warrant includes handwritten notes from Sheriff J. H. McNutt that Montgomery was not located in Sevier County.

Dates: 1868

Arrest Warrant for Elijah Brown

 File
Identifier: MS-3738
Abstract

This collection consists of an arrest warrant for Elijah Brown, charged with treason, issued in 1868 to the sheriff of Sevier County, Tenn. On the backside of the warrant includes handwritten notes from Sheriff J. H. McNutt that Brown was not located in Sevier County.

Dates: 1868

E. E. Ogle Store Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0614
Abstract

This collection contains a day book dated 1897 for the E. E. Ogle Store of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Dates: 1897

Francis W. Headman's "My Mother's Research of the Sevier Family"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1140
Abstract

Francis W. Headman's My Mother's Research of the Sevier Family discusses genealogy researcher (and Francis's mother) Mary Hoss Headman's findings on Tennessee Governor John Sevier. Francis Headman gave this speech during a Sevier Family Reunion held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee in 1981, 25 years after his mother’s death. The Knoxville attorney, linked to John Sevier through his maternal grandfather, describes Sevier’s life as a pioneer and the first governor of Tennessee.

Dates: 1981 June 20

Gatlinburg Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3893
Abstract

Materials relating to the Gateway Stock Company of New York and the Sevier County Theatre Guild, both based in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from around 1947-1959 and 1987-2008.

Dates: circa 1947-1998

J.A. Rockwell Report Against Peter Rambo

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3599
Abstract

This report, presented to the 29th U.S. Congress, denies Rambo's request for financial relief from losses sustained during his service in the War of 1812. It includes a copy of Rambo's petition, recounting his money-making efforts and his losses when Fort Niagara was taken, and an affidavit by Amos Roberts, a fellow soldier. Both of these documents had been verified in 1829 by Josiah Rogers, a justice of the peace in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1846 May 4

James Merrill Safford Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3728
Abstract

This collection contains one correspondence from James Safford. He writes about a distinguished botanist that came to measure the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, which are the highest in North Carolina and Tennessee. Safford goes on to note that they are the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River.

Dates: 1822-1907

Mountain View Hotel Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4007
Abstract

This collection contains a single round paper tag from the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The tag includes a drawing of the hotel as well as the name of owner and manager A. J. Huff.

Dates: undated

Rising From the Ashes Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3935
Overview

This collection consists of both audio and video interviews concerning the Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains during 2016. Beginning in 2017, interviews were conducted with residents of Gatlinburg, government officials, emergency responders, and researchers in various fields.

Dates: 2017-2020

Sevier County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Transcript Regarding Mary Keller v. Mathias Link

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1824
Abstract

This collection contains the original court documents from the Mary Keller v. Mathias Link trial that took place from 1822-1823 in Sevier County, Tennessee. The manuscript includes testimonies and court costs.

Dates: 1822-1823

Sevier County Influenza Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2711
Abstract

Collection consists of a broadside, dated October 11, 1918, informing citizens of Sevier County, Tenn., of ways in which they can stop the spread of influenza.

Dates: 1918 October 11

Trotter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0230
Abstract

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

William E. Bryan Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0598
Abstract

Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.

Dates: 1831-1848