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McMinn County (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albion Tipton Blair Papers

Identifier: MS-3194

This collection consists of correspondence and financial papers documenting Albion Tipton Blair of McMinn County, Tennessee between 1840 and 1884. These materials detail the goods and transactions of the general store he owned and the financial collapse of another one of his operations. In addition, the collection houses poetry written or copied by Blair's wife, Eliza Ann (Reynolds) Blair.

Dates: 1840-1841, 1858, 1883-1884

Cooke Family Collection

Identifier: MS-2024

This collection houses an array of material documenting 19th century McMinn County, Tennessee. This material includes early land deeds (Folders 5, 6, 21), land surveys (Folder 18), plat and county maps (Folders 13, 20), and notes for sermons (Folders 1, 16, 17, 19).

Dates: 1825-1885

Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity

Identifier: MS-0546

This collection is a bound typescript of Governmental and Social Organization of Chestuee Watershed and Vicinity dated August 1952. It includes graphs, charts, and statistics for areas of interests such as schools, organizations, county government, populations, and public agencies of Monroe, Polk, and McMinn counties in Tennessee.

Dates: 1952 August

M. T. C. Royston Ledgers

Identifier: MS-3504

These three ledgers record the accounts of Dr. M. T. C. Royston's various patients, who are listed alphabetically at the beginning of each ledger. Each entry lists, with abbreviations, what services Royston provided and the amount he charged.

Dates: 1859 January 1-1861 December 31

McMinn County Bill for Coffins

Identifier: MS-0066

This collection consists of a bill for coffins from McMinn County, Tennessee, to Thomas Riggins.

Dates: 1871 March 31

McMinn County Deeds and Indentures

Identifier: MS-0288

This collection consists of a survey map pertaining to the purchase of "Walker Mill Reservation" and four deeds all from McMinn County, Tennessee. The deeds date from 1847-1869.

Dates: 1847-1869

McMinn County, Tennessee Blacksmith Ledger

Identifier: MS-3088

This collection contains the ledger for a blacksmith in McMinn County, Tennessee. The blacksmith listed each job with customer name, job, and cost. Some recurring names include John and Joseph Copeland, John Benton, David Cantrell, and James Chesnutt.

Dates: 1849-1851

Samuel M. Johnston Address

Identifier: MS-2418

This collection consists of one piece of paper with the address of Samuel M. Johnston in Fountain Hill, McMinn County, Tennessee. It looks to date from the 19th century.

Dates: undated

W. G. Brownlow Article

Identifier: MS-0926

William G. Brownlow, publisher and editor of Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig, published this article in his newspaper on June 17, 1868. The piece, titled the "McMinn County Manifesto," refers to two articles published in Samuel P. Ivins’ Athens Post on October 3 and 10, 1862.

Dates: 1868 June 17

William G. Williams Report on Cherokee Territory

Identifier: MS-0410
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of a photocopied 35-page report describing a topographical survey of present-day Polk, Monroe, and McMinn counties in Tennessee. It is written in narrative style and includes observations and a sketched map of the area. Also included are three photocopied letters, one to John James Albert from William George Williams, one to Colonel William C. Lindsay (incomplete), and one to an unnamed commander from General Zachary Taylor to tell him of Captain...
Dates: 1838 February 8-1846 September 25