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Memphis (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Early Map of Memphis, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4013
Abstract

This collection contains a a rare, early map of what would eventually become Memphis, Tennessee. This map shows the divisions of a tract of land belonging to Andrew Jackson, John Overton, and James Winchester. This copy of the map is thought to have been created on June 8, 1836.

Dates: 1836 June 8

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

J. B. Kirkland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1597
Abstract

This collection consists of a two-page handwritten letter from J. B. Kirkland to his cousin, Henry Kirkland in Trumbull County, Ohio, dated January 2, 1849. In the letter, J. B. Kirkland, writing from Memphis, Tenn., describes the area and his business.

Dates: 1849 January 2

Photograph of U. S. Navy Women

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3025
Abstract

This photograph, taken in 1943, records twenty-six women and two men in Navy uniforms before a plane. Imprinted on the front is "AMM M-14 SEC. A / NATTC Memphis 43."

Dates: 1943

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