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Grainger County (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

George H. Ryan Papers

Identifier: MS-1292

This collection consists of legal, financial, and other documents related to members of the Ryan family of Grainger County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1873-1905

Holston Paper Mill Account Books

Identifier: MS-0402

These account books for Holston Paper Mill are ledgers documenting buyers who purchased from the company during the years 1825-1836.

Dates: 1825-1836

Jarnagin Family Papers

Identifier: MS-2344

The Jarnagin Family Papers, 1834-1890, consists primarily of receipts from personal and business expenses accrued by the Grainger County, Tenn., family. The majority of these receipts are from East Tennessee businesses, including Cowan, McClung & Co. of Knoxville.

Dates: 1834-1890

John Hillsman Tax Receipt

Identifier: MS-2397

This tax receipt notes John Hillsman's return of 68,200 acres of land in Grainger County, Tenn., as payment for taxes for the year 1799.

Dates: 1799

Shields Family Scrapbook

Identifier: MS-2433

This collection contains a scrapbook, containing newspaper clippings of Reconstruction Era Southern politics and poems or interesting facts, kept by the Shields family of Bean Station, Tenn.

Dates: 1871-1938

Tate Springs Hotel Registers

Identifier: MS-0198

The Tate Springs Hotel Registers reflects the operations of the Tate Springs Resort near Bean Station, Grainger County, Tennessee under the ownership of the Thomas Tomlinson Estate. The collection primarily includes hotel registers and guest cards dated between 1923 and 1940, prior to when the hotel and resort closed in 1941.

Dates: 1923-1940

Thomas Stringfield Letter

Identifier: MS-1945
Abstract Reverend Thomas Stringfield wrote this letter to Reverend J. C. Bingham and Dr. Noah Levings from Bean's Station (Grainger County), Tennessee on April 19, 1846. In it, Stringfield reports on his activities as an itinerant Methodist preacher in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, including the sermons he has preached, the Bible Societies he has founded, and the Bibles he has distributed in such places as Bean's Station (Tennessee), Asheville (North Carolina), and Jonesboro...
Dates: 1846 April 19