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Knoxville (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract

This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Conner Burnette Collection of Knox County, Tennessee Land Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2819
Abstract

This collection contains seven land deeds and six land grants from Knox County and, specifically, Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of the land grants are signed by governors of Tennessee, William Carroll in 1839 and William B. Campbell in 1852. Another land grant is signed by John Sevier. Two clerks, M. S. Patterson and R. A. Brown signed the Clerk and Master's Deeds.

Dates: 1808, 1835-1879, 1901, 1924, 1939

David Campbell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0793
Abstract

In this letter written on September 25, 1796, Campbell accepts the position of a district judge for the Superior Court and mentions his brief acquaintance with judge he is responding to.

Dates: 1796 September 25

Dr. C. S. Boyd Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2129
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs of African-Americans in the Knoxville, Tenn. area during the early 20th century. Many are of Dr. Charles S. Boyd, his dental office, and his family.

Dates: 1913, 1924, undated

Eastern State Hospital for the Insane Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3881
Abstract

This collection features a single, mounted black and white photograph of 6 female patients and 15 female nurses from the Eastern State Hospital for the Insane dating circa 1915.

Dates: circa 1915

Edith Louise Ross Graduate Books Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1604
Abstract

This is a collection consisting of graduation memorabilia for Park City High School of Knoxville, Tennessee and graduate Edith Louise Ross from 1910. It includes two graduation books, a photograph, and a flag.

Dates: 1910

Fort Sanders Walking Tour Guide

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3923
Abstract

This collection contains a Fort Sanders Walking Tour Guide booklet from 1981 and provides information for a self-guided walking tour of the Fort Sanders neighborhood in Knoxville, Tennessee. This guide was created by Knoxville Heritage Inc. (later Knox Heritage) and is 11 pages with illustrations by Cindy Bankey and a neighborhood map on the back cover.

Dates: 1981

Frederick A. Ross Sermon

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3847
Abstract

A pamphlet printed in 1830 of Reverend Frederick A. Ross' "A Sermon on Intemperance," given in Knoxville, Tennessee a year prior.

Dates: 1830

Graphic Arts Department Senior Show Packets

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0156
Abstract

This collection contains two packets advertising the UTK Department of Graphic Design's 2000 Senior Show. Each packet includes invitations to the Show (held at the Foundry in Knoxville on April 28, 2000), a map, a list of student participants, and a group of cards containing graphic designs, student names, and quotations.

Dates: 2000

Howard A. Bridgman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2698
Abstract The Howard Bridgman Diary chronicles the daily activities of a TVA mailroom worker during the first few months of 1936. This handwritten diary of 56 pages (approximately 13,000 words) records important events in TVA's history, such as the opening of Norris Dam and the decision in the George Ashwander case against the agency, while documenting the mundane details of working in the TVA mailroom. Bridgman also discusses the southern labor movement, the Communist Party, and the Highlander Folk...
Dates: 1936

J. Allen Smith and Company Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0611
Abstract

This collection is an account book from April-June 1888 for J. Allen Smith and Company in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1888 April-June

Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1893
Abstract This collection contains some awards given and received by the Chamber; pictures and slides of Knoxville and individual buildings and persons in the city; movie reels made for the Chamber about the city and the surrounding area; tax and salary records of the Chamber and Knoxville businesses; local publications collected by the Chamber relating mainly to industrial topics; papers relating to the American Enka Corporation; and the Chamber's involvement in the World's Fair in general and more...
Dates: 1907-1985

Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1258
Abstract

Collection contains the records of the Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce, including the records of the Board of Directors, the Convention Department, and the Membership Department. Also included are other materials related to the history of Knoxville.

Dates: 1863-1973

Knoxville, Tennessee Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1577
Abstract

This collection contains a large account book for an unidentified business in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1884.

Dates: 1884 January 1-July 21

Original Screenplay of All the Way Home

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3735
Abstract

This collection consists of the original 1963 screenplay script of All the Way Home. The screenplay was based on the 1957 James Agee novel A Death in the Family and the dramatic adaptation by Ted Mosel's play All the Way Home.

Dates: 1963

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0393
Abstract

The collection consists of six documents pertaining to the Parker and Rowland families. Personal letters detail the health and well-being of the family members to one another. Also included in the collection is the deed to the land in which a John Anthony is named heir to M. Miller.

Dates: 1818 November 9-1834 March 16

Postcards of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3811
Abstract

This consists of postcards that shows various locations and landmarks around Knoxville such as the Andrew Johnson Hotel, the Knoxville Courthouse, Fountain City Lake, and the University of Tennessee. The dates of the postcards range from around 1908 to 2013, with some of them being blank and others having writing and postage stamps on them.

Dates: 1908-2013

The Householder

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0651
Abstract The Householder, an unpublished novella, is attributed to composer David Van Vactor, who received the manuscript in its very early, rough form from his friend Dr. Carter Umbarger. The original author of this manuscript, who is unnamed, tells the story from his perspective and may reflect events from his own life. He passed away of illness around 1966 in Washington, D.C., and the manuscript was then passed to Van Vactor, who revised and edited the story with...
Dates: circa 1961-1971, undated

Thomas W. Humes Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0754
Abstract

This collection consists of one correspondence from Thomas W. Humes to R. H. Armstrong. It was written on July 6, 1868. Humes writes to Armstrong about the salary and housing of a recently appointed professor, Reverend M. Grace.

Dates: 1865

U.S. Environmental Data Service Meteorological Summary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0783
Abstract

Materials included are meteorological summary reports for Memphis, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, from 1911 to 1949.

Dates: 1911-1949