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Nashville (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Adna Anderson Letters

Identifier: MS-3718

This collection consists of a Civil War letter and document written to B.D. Parkinson from Adna Anderson. The letter appointed Parkinson as Engineer of Repairs, United States Military Railroads, Military Division of the Mississippi. The document, titled Special Order No. 9., officially recognizes the appointment. Anderson assisted the North during the Civil War as chief superintendent and engineer of all the military railroads.

Dates: 1864 November 1-2

Andrew Johnson Letters

Identifier: MS-0763

This collection includes two letters written by Andrew Johnson. The letters are dated March 3, 1863 and February 4, 1865 and are written from Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 March 3, 1865 February 4

G. B. Howard and Company Report on the Nashville Traction Company

Identifier: MS-1931

Collection contains a report on the Nashville Traction Company, created by G. B. Howard & Co., Engineers. The report was presented February 13, 1915, and details all work done in the year 1914. The report describes routes, monthly expenses, outstanding contracts, estimated future costs, estimated costs of 1914 projects, types of construction, materials, orders, and photographs. Included are numerous maps of routes and eight photographs taken during construction.

Dates: 1915 February 13

John S. Dashiell Letter

Identifier: MS-2700

This collection contains a letter, dated November 14, 1849, from John S. Dashiell to William K. Blair in which Dashiell reviews and comments on the By Laws of Blair's Masonic Lodge. Dashiell approves of the rules adopted by Blair's Lodge with the exception of the measure to fine brothers for non-attendance.

Dates: 1843 November 14

Matthew Barrow Slave Bill of Sale

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-3677

This collection consists of a printed slave-sale form, describing the transfer of Jerry, an enslaved man owned by Matthew Barrow, to William Donalson for $355.

Dates: 1824

Tennessee Centennial Exposition Photographs

Identifier: MS-1835
Abstract This collection consists of twenty-three mounted photographs of the Georgia Railroad Exhibition at the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition. In addition to images of the Georgia Railroad exhibit, there are also images of the Railways building, cotton exhibits, the North Carolina exhibit, and the gold exhibit. Some photographs show the Terminal Building, where the railway exhibits were hosted. The photos showcase the vast array of items on display at the exposition as well as the number of...
Dates: 1897

Tennessee Historical Society Newsclippings

Identifier: MS-1614

This collection consists of newspaper clippings advertising the meetings of the Tennessee Historical Society from August to October 1859.

Dates: 1859 August-October