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Tennessee -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:

M. M. Newcomer Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0625
Abstract

This collection houses six volumes of incorporation papers, stock certificates, meeting minutes, purchase records, and sales records documenting the activities of the M. M. Newcomer Company between 1907 and 1926.

Dates: 1907-1926

M. Whited & Son Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0620
Abstract

This collection houses 31 volumes of counter books and ledgers documenting the activities of the firm of M. Whited & Son between 1892 and 1904.

Dates: 1892-1904

Mary U. Rothrock's Discovering Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0010
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript copy of Mary U. Rothrock's Discovering Tennessee, a history of the state intended for use as an elementary school textbook.

Dates: circa 1936

Mattie B. Sperry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1326
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence between George and Mattie Price, George Price's passport, a certificate -- signed by Tennessee Governor Robert Taylor -- desiginating him as delegate to represent Tennessee at the World Exposition in Paris, France. Other materials include a food ration book, menus, photographs, and a stamp collection.

Dates: 1867-1962

Morris Bart Firm Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0599
Abstract

This collection houses seven volumes of ledgers, journals, and sales records documenting the activities of the Morris Bart Firm.

Dates: 1912-1929

Morris Shean/Tennessee Militia Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2808
Abstract

Collection consists of four early militia documents from the Nashville area. Dated 1793 and 1794, the documents record the actions of Morris Shean, a soldier in Captain Joseph McElwrath's Company of Militia.

Dates: 1793-1794

Neil Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Abstract

This collection houses pamphlets, transcripts, and other materials documenting such aspects of Tennessee history as the Civil War and Samuel Doak.

Dates: 1775-1956 (Bulk 1863-1936)

O. P. Temple Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0021
Abstract

The O. P. Temple Papers consist of correspondence, legal and financial files, writings, newspaper clippings, awards, gifts, and photographs documenting the life and work of Knoxville businessman and politician Oliver P. Temple.

Dates: 1822-1922

Park Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0538
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.

Dates: 1803 May 30-1874 May 1

Payne and Sons Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0616
Abstract

This collection houses seven volumes documenting the activities of the firm of Payne and Sons between 1911 and 1920.

Dates: 1911-1920

Penelope Johnson Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3060
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of historian and genealogist Penelope Johnson Allen, from the 1770s to the 1980s, primarily the twentieth century. The collection includes personal papers, research material, genealogical research material, publications, and more.

Dates: 1777-1983 (bulk 1860-1983)

Philip M. Hamer's "Tennessee, a History"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1247
Abstract

Two volumes of a bound typed manuscript for Philip M. Hamer's "Tennessee, a History."

Dates: undated

Prentiss Price Biography of Samuel M. Shaver

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0445
Abstract

In this short biography, Prentiss Price discusses Samuel M. Shaver's family and career as a painter. He also includes a list of Shaver's portraits and a memorandum about Shaver's ancestry written by S. C. Williams.

Dates: circa 1946-1947

Pryor Brown Livery Stables and Transfer Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0595
Abstract

This collection houses 46 volumes of cash books, day books, daily records, feed books, order books, and other records documenting the activities of the Pryor Brown Livery Stables and Transfer Company between 1883 and 1916.

Dates: 1883 March 17-1916 June 30

Rosa Campbell Lennon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0264
Abstract

This collection consists of various photographs, family records, letters, and compositions relating to the Campbell family.

Dates: 1851-1955

Sam Houston Wedding Invitation

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3227
Abstract

This collection consists of an invitation addressed to Harriett C. Roulstone to the wedding of Governor Sam Houston and Eliza Allen, who were married on January 15, 1829. Their courtship and marriage were both scandalously short, as Eliza left him a mere eighty days after their marriage.

Dates: 1829 January 15

Sam Y. Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0830
Abstract

This collection houses materials documenting the murder of University of Tennessee graduate Sam Y. Parker by Judge James E. Fulton of Helenwood, Tennessee in 1906. Newspaper clippings and correspondence between the trial lawyers document the entire saga in detail. Other material includes research into the history of the Newman and Parker families, a Civil War diary, photographs, a family Bible, mementos, and personal items.

Dates: circa 1700-1970; Majority of material found within 1864-1906

Sampson Williams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1959
Abstract

In this letter to Andrew Jackson (then serving as a Senator from Tennessee), Sampson Williams asks his friend to use his influence to prevent Congress from converting Fort Blount into an unarmed trading post.

Dates: circa 1795

Samuel Houston Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0365
Abstract

This document records a grant of land from the State of Tennessee to William Polk. It is signed by Samuel Houston (then Tennessee's Governor) and dated November 24, 1827.

Dates: 1827 November 24

Shepard Inn Register

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0605
Abstract

This collection houses five volumes documenting the guests of Dandridge's Shepard Inn between 1907 and 1928.

Dates: 1907 February 6-1928 July 31