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Newspapers -- Tennessee -- Knoxville.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charlie Daniel Editorial Cartoon Collection

Identifier: MS-3526
Abstract This collection consists of over 20,000 original cartoons drawn by Charlie Daniel during his career as the editorial cartoonist at the Knoxville Journal (from 1958) and the Knoxville News-Sentinel (from 1992). In these cartoons, Daniel has offered comments upon life in general and politics in particular, through a cast of characters that includes – in addition to real people – Rosie the diner cook, Elmo Smidlap the everyman, and someone who looks remarkably like the artist himself. The...
Dates: 1951-2016

F. S. Heiskell Subscription List of the Knoxville Register

Identifier: MS-0493
Abstract This collection contains the subscription list for the Knoxville Register in 1820. According to an accompanying note, the list was found in the attic of the editor, F. S. Heiskell. The date 1820 is indicated by the reference on page 112 to the Emancipator, an anti-slavery paper published in that year in Jonesboro. The numbers after the names are probably the number of issues of the Register...
Dates: 1820

George Wilson Publishing Accounts Payable List

Identifier: MS-2768
Abstract This folder contains a list of accounts payable from June to October 1801 to East Tennessee publisher George Wilson of George Wilson Publishing. Wilson, as partner to George Raulston, was the publisher of the Knoxville Gazette. After the partnership dissolved, Wilson moved to Jonesborough to start his own newspaper, The Washington Newspaper and Advertiser, which was established in 1803. Items on the list include: whiskey and workmen, gate and...
Dates: 1801 June-October

John B. Brownlow Letter

Identifier: MS-0363

This collection consists of a single letter from John B. Brownlow to William G. McAdoo on February 4, 1890. The letter concerns Brownlow's recollection of a speech made by Andrew Johnson in Knoxville around 1860.

Dates: 1890 February 4

Knoxville Journal and Tribune Assignment Book

Identifier: MS-2197

This collection contains a newspaper assignment book for the Knoxville Journal and Tribune from January 1 to December 31, 1911. Each page is dated and completed in ink with the stories a reporter was assigned to and the items that needed to be looked up that day.

Dates: 1911

Knoxville Journal and Tribune Button

Identifier: MS-3949

A single pinback button with text reading "I sell the Knoxville Journal and Tribune."

Dates: undated

Knoxville Journal Company Notebook

Identifier: MS-3574
Abstract Note

This small leather pocket journal contains various lists of financial and political information from the 1890's, including election returns from several wards, the price of silver, shareholders in the Knoxville Journal Company, payment on several loans, and the salaries for political and military personnel.

Dates: 1889 January-1896 July

Malcolm Miller Papers

Identifier: MS-0308

This collection houses correspondence, reviews, programs, photographs, scripts, and other materials documenting Malcolm Miller's work with the University of Tennessee's drama program, his involvement with such Knoxville theaters as the Bijou, the Lyric, and the Tennessee, and his column, Music and Drama, in the Knoxville Journal.

Dates: 1881-1963; Majority of material found within 1920-1963

Sam Venable Papers

Identifier: MS-3692

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, oral histories, manuscript drafts, press clippings, memorabilia, oversized posters, and taped interviews collected over the career of Sam Venable, a writer and columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1941-2018

Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-3777

A scrapbook containing articles from the Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel concerning local branches of the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor (YPSCE). Walter C. Johnson, Sr., board member of the Knoxville branch, put the book together. The articles cover a variety of topics but mainly discuss the YPSCE convention held in Washington, DC in July 1896.

Dates: 1896