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Photographs.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

A Skin Game Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3122
Abstract

This collection houses one photograph, titled "A Skin Game," depicting three African-American men playing (and humorously cheating at) a game of poker. Information printed on the photograph itself reads "Copyright 1896 by Knaffl & Bro, Knoxville, Tenn."

Dates: 1896

Alan S. Heilman Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3783
Abstract

Donated by Dr. Alan S. Heilman himself, this postcard collection documents thirty years of friendly correspondence between academic acquaintances. These botanical photographic postcards provide brief insight to his time as a professor at the University of Tennessee from 1980 to 1997, sampling his continued passion for botanical photography in his retirement through the year 2009.

Dates: 1980-2009

Albert F. Tramposch World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0015
Abstract

This collection is that of Albert F. Tramposch, Staff Sergeant of the 529th Fighter Squadron stationed in China during World War Two. The years spanning this collection are from 1942 to 1946 and contain diaries, photographs, memorabilia, pamphlets and booklets, publications, maps and personal military files.

Dates: 1942 - 1946

Alice Joyce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3827
Abstract

This collection contains approximately 500 photos and clippings pertaining to silent film star Alice Joyce.

Dates: circa 1910-1930

Charles Kelly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0025
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, publications, maps, and military ephemera relating to Charles Kelly’s service in the United States Air Force, during World War II. Kelly was a member of the fifth bomber command group, which served in the Philippines.

Dates: 1943-1945, undated

Civil War Photographs and Slides

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3787
Abstract

The six photographs of this collection depict scenes of Union soldiers at Lookout Mountain and also war grounds along the Tennessee River and in Augusta, Georgia during the Civil War. The four lantern slides in this collection depict various Civil War battles and naval scenes.

Dates: 1862-1863

Cornell Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0021
Abstract

This collection consists of books, currency, maps, negatives, notes, photographs, and press clippings pertaining to Cornell Houston's service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Daguerreotype of Colonel Henry Ashby

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3724
Abstract This collection consists of a daguerreotype of Henry Marshall Ashby and a sketch to his plot in Old Gray Cemetery. Ashby was a colonel in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. Ashby enlisted in the Confederate States on July 6, 1861 at Knoxville, Tennessee, organized a company cavalry, was elected captain, and was assigned to the 4th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion which became part of the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Although he was sometimes referred to as an acting brigadier...
Dates: undated

Early Knoxville Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2512
Abstract

This collection consists of a number of portrait photographs taken by 40 Knoxville photography firms between approximately 1870 and 1900.

Dates: circa 1870-circa 1900

Early Tennessee Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3786
Abstract Seven photographs from Memphis and Chattanooga, TN dating to the early 20th century. The photographs include a group shot of the Tennessee Order of Royal Arcanum from Hohenwald, Tenn. in 1910; two portraits of unnamed women; two children dated 1901; a portrait of Rose Carter; a group of four women, including Rose Carter; and a picture of three men on Lookout Mountain. Photographers include the Bingham Brothers of Memphis, Tenn.; W. P. Young of Columbia, Tenn.; and the Hardie Bros. of Sunset...
Dates: 1900-1910, undated

Egypt and Sudan Voyage Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3699
Abstract

This photograph album, containing 96 photographs circa 1900, documents a Nile voyage from Alexandria to Khartoum, situated at the confluence of the White and Blue Nile. The album includes scenic images of travelers, banks of the Nile, cities and towns visited as well as archaeological sites. This album was created shortly after Sudan was put under British-Egyptian administration in 1899.

Dates: circa 1900

Egypt Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3696
Abstract

This collection contains 47 photographs of temples and antiquities located in Upper Egypt, including over 30 images of the Egyptian temples of Karnak, Luxor, Thebes, Philae and Abu Simbel. Also included are general views and close-ups of architectural details, statues, or bas-reliefs.

Occasionally, the images feature the region's native inhabitants, ancient structures still in modern use, and ships - including Egyptian dahabiyas and steamships - on the Nile.

Dates: circa 1910s

Elizabeth Vanuxem Kennedy Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3089
Abstract

This collection contains the photograph album of Elizabeth Vanuxem Kennedy. Only two photographs are dated, both from March 1894, but other photographs range from circa 1880 to circa 1920. Some photographs are of band members, possibly actors and actresses, and family portraits.

Dates: circa 1880-circa 1920

Hinton Rowan Helper Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1277
Abstract

This collections consists of two photographs of Hinton Rowan Helper, one at the age of 20 and one at approximately 70-75 years old. Accompanying the photos is a letter about the photos dated November 18, 1970 from Memory F. Mitchell to Gerald Gaither, research assistant in the department of history for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dates: 1970 November 18, undated

Homes of Tennessee Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0771
Abstract

This collection consists of a photograph album depicting several houses in Tennessee, including Belle Meade near Nashville, Tennessee, Fair View near Gallatin, and Rattle and Snap near Columbia. The photographs and album are undated and were taken and compiled by an unknown photographer.

Dates: undated

Ijams Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3668
Abstract This collection consists of photos and documents which provide insight into the private lives and conservation interests of the Ijams family, primarily from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to many family photos, there is a folder of photos taken by Della Yoe and a NYC photographer of local mountain culture. Also included are many of the newsletters that a young Josephine Ijams published weekly for several years that is full of family news and events, reports of animal deaths, and the...
Dates: 1840-1993 August 29, undated

James Park Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0999
Abstract

This collection features one photograph of Reverend James Park and his wife, Phebe, in their residence.

Dates: circa 1900

Karl Herold Photographs of Lower Egypt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3697
Abstract

This collection contains 46 photographs of Lower Egypt taken by Karl Herold in 1905. The photos concentrate primarily on modern Egypt - depicting railways, shipping, soldiers, market sellers and a public demonstration – as opposed to images of ruins from ancient Egypt. Also available are two postcards containing views of Greece and Italy.

Dates: circa 1905

Mary K. Barden Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3770
Abstract

This collection is the photograph album of Mary K. Barden. These are photographs of rural farmers, teachers, and missionaries in Tennessee from 1915 to 1925. These pictures were taken in Hartford, Tennessee and its surrounding areas.

Dates: 1915-1925

McCarty Architectural Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0751
Abstract

The collections show architectural photographs of construction and post construction of the university buildings that were built by McCarthy Architects. The buildings included in the photographs of the Humanities and Social Sciences Complex, Art and Architecture building, Hodges Library, the buildings around Circle Park, the Presidential Court complex.

Dates: undated