Tennessee -- History.
Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents
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.
A. Randolph Shields Collection
Andrew Jackson Indenture Agreement
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.
Annie G. McDowell Postcards
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.
Barbara Cueter Papers
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.
Bentley Family Papers
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.
Burchfiel Family Genealogy
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).
Carriger, Lenoir, and Welcker Family Papers
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.
CCC Camp Chapman Photographs
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.
Civil Defense Operational Survival Plans
This collection houses operational survival plans for the state of Tennessee promulgated by the Civil Defense Administration.
Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1463 Yearbook
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.
Collection of Artifacts and Memorabilia
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.
Daniel Briscoe Company Inventory of Purchases
This collection houses six volumes of invoices and records of sales documenting the Daniel Briscoe Company's activities between 1909 and 1928.
Daniel Graham Letter
This letter from Daniel Graham to John Ryland discusses the collection of money from a Mr. Willett. The letter is dated July 9, 1841.
Dr. Charles C. Congdon Radiation Biology Papers
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.
East Tennessee College Lottery Broadside
This broadside announces a lottery to be held for the benefit of East Tennessee College.
Edward Mitchell Letter
This collection consists of a single letter written by Edward Mitchell, addressed to General Andrew Jackson. The letter is dated May 13, 1815.
F. B. Ragland Autobiography
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.
Fink and Dulaney Papers
G. R. McGee/History of Tennessee Collection
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.