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Tennessee, East -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

An Introduction to the Ethno-History of East Tennessee: Statement of Methods

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1648
Abstract

This collection consists of an undated article entitled "An Introduction to the Ethno-History of East Tennessee: Statement of Methods" about the use of ethnic identity in archaeology, specifically at the University of Tennessee. The article also includes footnotes and a bibliography.

Dates: undated

Andrew Knott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1677
Abstract

A collection of ledgers, deeds, receipts, correspondence, and more related to Andrew Knott and the Knott family.

Dates: 1821-1871, 1915-1963

Dunn-Oliver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3690
Abstract This collection includes extensive documentation on the history and families of Cades Cove, Tennessee, collected by John W. Oliver and used by Durwood C. Dunn in his book Cades Cove: The Life and Death of a Southern Appalachian Community, 1818-1937. Papers include original manuscripts, typescripts, photocopies, and notes. The materials include correspondence; legal and business documents; genealogical, church, and cemetery records; personal memoirs; newspaper...
Dates: 1730-1984

Early Inns and Hostelries in the East Tennessee Country, 1760-1860

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0998
Abstract

This collection features a twelve-chapter manuscript of Early Inns and Hostelries in the East Tennessee Country, 1760-1860 written by LaReine Warden Clayton.

Dates: undated

Emory Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2351
Abstract

This collection of Emory family papers contains a pocket diary from 1868, an autograph book, and a letter to Mrs. A. M. Emory in 1904.

Dates: 1868-1904

J. R. Payne Real Estate Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0615
Abstract

This collection includes a ledger dated 1911 for J. R. Payne Real Estate as inscribed on the first page. The book includes information about sales, rentals, and clients of the East Tennessee-based company. Also included are some loose materials including notes, correspondence dating between 1912-1918, and company letterhead for "J. H. Payne, Farms Any Size in Any Part of East Tennessee, Timber, Mineral and Grazing Lands."

Dates: 1911-1918

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

Joseph Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3306
Abstract Senator Joseph Anderson wrote this letter to Secretary of War James McHenry in approximately 1800. In it, he provides a summary of a petition that the Tennessee State Legislature sent to Congress asking that the government explain its apparently unjustified actions in East Tennessee. According to Anderson, numerous white settlers have been expelled from their land because government's commissioners surveyed the boundary with the Cherokee Nation incorrectly and U. S. Army officers have...
Dates: circa 1800

LaReine Warden Clayton Research Material

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1299
Abstract

A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles, and sketches used as research material by LaReine Warden Clayton. Most of the material relates to various historic sites, homes, and properties in the greater East Tennessee area.

Dates: circa 1970s-1980s

Moses White Papers

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Identifier: MS-3715
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence and speeches by Moses White documenting the history of East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee. Moses graduated from East Tennessee University with a degree in law in 1850 and was an elected member of the Board of Trustees at East Tennessee University in 1877.

Dates: 1796-1895

Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1366
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of manuscripts, notes, publications, correspondence, and other materials documenting Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the University of Tennessee's History Department and with the East Tennessee Historical Society.

Dates: 1935-1974

Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1381
Abstract

This collection includes material from Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the East Tennessee Historical Society and the research he conducted into East Tennessee history.

Dates: 1801-1971; Majority of material found within 1966-1971

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

William Graham Ledger Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2788
Abstract

This collection contains a ledger book of William Graham of East Tennessee, dated 1857-1863. Entries include records of business transactions, monies spent, slaves bought and sold, county bonds owned (in Washington and Jefferson Counties), notes owned, private land sales, and settlement of accounts.

Dates: 1857-1863