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Tennessee -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2514
Abstract

This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs, and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century.

Dates: 1851-1924

A. Randolph Shields Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2124
Abstract This collection contains slide photography of the Great Smoky Mountains region and the Arizona desert, professional association membership information, professional research, writing and publications proofs, Shields family genealogical information, and personal correspondence. The collection is contained within seven archival storage boxes and a single archival tube. The original organizational patterns have been maintained wherever possible, including titles of folders and notebooks and the...
Dates: 1930s-1990s

Andrew Jackson Indenture Agreement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1137
Abstract

This collection consists of a single document from May 17, 1798 detailing a land speculation indenture agreement between Andrew Jackson, Pierce Butler, and David Allison.

Dates: 1798 May 17

Annie G. McDowell Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0139
Abstract

This collection houses postcards printed in 1906 and sent to Annie G. McDowell of Asheville, North Carolina in 1908 and 1909. All of the cards show scenes of Knoxville and Tennessee.

Dates: 1906

Barbara Cueter Papers

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Identifier: MS-3300
Abstract

This collection houses original letters, poems, photographs, and drawings documenting Nettie Alma (Blevins) Buttram, formerly of Oneida, Tennessee and the subject of Barbara Cueter's historical fiction memoir entitled Sand Against the Wind. Additionally, this collection contains the notes and drafts that Cueter created while writing and editing the book.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Bentley Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-2358
Abstract

This collection contains two series: the first consisting of personal correspondence, mostly to Blanche (Spurlock) Bentley in the 1920s and 1930s and the second consisting of notes, clippings, and photographs regarding genealogy of Blanche (Spurlock) Bentley's family.

Dates: 1859-circa 1950

Burchfiel Family Genealogy

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Identifier: MS-2532
Abstract

This collection contains a two volume set of papers on the Burchfiel family compiled in 2000, in conjunction with the dedication of the William W. Burchfiel, Sr. Geography Building on the University of Tennessee campus (Knoxville).

Dates: 2000

Carriger, Lenoir, and Welcker Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-0165
Abstract

This collection contains letters, land grants, financial papers, announcements, speeches, reports, and magazines documenting the Carriger, Lenoir, and Welcker families in Tennessee and North Carolina during the late 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1783 August 1-1917 September 27

CCC Camp Chapman Photographs

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Identifier: MS-3071
Abstract

This collection consists of 12 photographs of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Chapman 1460, located near Sevierville, Tenn. Photographs depict the camp buildings and the people who worked there.

Dates: circa 1934

Civil Defense Operational Survival Plans

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Identifier: MS-0639
Abstract

This collection houses operational survival plans for the state of Tennessee promulgated by the Civil Defense Administration.

Dates: 1958

Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1463 Yearbook

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Identifier: MS-3092
Abstract

This collection houses a photocopy of the Pictorial Review yearbook of Civilian Conservation Camp Company 1463. It contains photographs and brief descriptions of the camp and the work and leisure activities that went on there, as well as pictures of officers and enrollees.

Dates: 1939

Collection of Artifacts and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0107
Abstract

This collection houses a variety of artifacts and memorabilia showing East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee, including uniform buttons, commemorative coins, U.T. souvenirs, flags, and other materials.

Dates: 1860; 1927-1949

Daniel Briscoe Company Inventory of Purchases

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Identifier: MS-0601
Abstract

This collection houses six volumes of invoices and records of sales documenting the Daniel Briscoe Company's activities between 1909 and 1928.

Dates: 1909 May-1928 December

Daniel Graham Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3224
Abstract

This letter from Daniel Graham to John Ryland discusses the collection of money from a Mr. Willett. The letter is dated July 9, 1841.

Dates: 1841 July 9

Dr. Charles C. Congdon Radiation Biology Papers

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Identifier: MS-0838
Abstract

This collection houses notebooks, charts, computer data sheets, correspondence, photos, reprints, and designs documenting Dr. Charles Congdon's research in radiation biology. There are also papers and research materials contributed by Egon Lorenz, Joanne Hollcroft, Arnold Van Pelt, C. Lowell Edwards, and T. Phillip Waalkes.

Dates: 1947-1969

East Tennessee College Lottery Broadside

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Identifier: MS-0045
Abstract

This broadside announces a lottery to be held for the benefit of East Tennessee College.

Dates: 1810 January 3

Edward Mitchell Letter

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Identifier: MS-2041
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by Edward Mitchell, addressed to General Andrew Jackson. The letter is dated May 13, 1815.

Dates: 1815

F. B. Ragland Autobiography

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Identifier: MS-1174
Abstract

This collection includes F. B. Ragland's autobiography, written in 1891 for the benefit of his children and to whom the work is affectionately dedicated. In it, Ragland discusses his ancestry, his immediate family, his work as a farmer and businessman, his service in the Tennessee State Legislature, his memories of the Civil War (including the emancipation of enslaved peoples), and his activities in retirement.

Dates: 1891 April 1

G. R. McGee/History of Tennessee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2830
Abstract

This collection contains a Tennessee History textbook and its manuscript written by G. R. McGee. The text book was published in 1919. The collection also contains correspondence between McGee and various book publishers, other McGee writings and drafts, a scrapbook, and other letters.

Dates: 1897-1920