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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Drawing depicting a late 18th century Cherokee domestic structure
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1969
Abstract: This is a drawing of a late 18th century Cherokee domestic structure, based on historic descriptions and archaeological excavations by the University of Tennessee. This rectangular building is typical of a Cherokee summer home, which was usually built next to a conical winter house. Excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The drawing is by Thomas Whyte.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002516
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Title: Drawing depicting a Cherokee townhouse at Chota
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1974 - 1984
Abstract: This is a drawing of an Overhill Cherokee winter townhouse at Chota. Winter townhouses which were cone-shaped appeared to look like small mountains from a distance. Some were large enough to hold 500 people. The seats were arranged like an amphitheater with the seats rising one above another, leaving an area in the center for a fire. The drawing is based on historical descriptions as well as archaeological excavations conducted by The University of Tennessee from 1969-1974. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Directors, J. Worth Greene, Duane H. King, and Gerald F. Schroedl. The drawing is by Thomas Whyte.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002513
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Title: Copy of a letter from Tim Barnard, D. A: U. S to Governor Blount, September 16th, 1795
Author : Tim Barnard
Recipient : William Blount
Date Created: 1795-09-16
Abstract: A copy of a letter written by Tim Barnard, D.A.U.S., in Tuckebatchees to Governor William Blount for James Robertson. The letter deals with relations with the various Native American tribes in the region. The author is concerned with the violence of the Creek tribe, and about the citizens of Georgia encroaching on Indian land. The author urges Blount to force a peace as an Agent of Indian Affairs.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: James Robertson Papers
Contributing Institution: Vanderbilt University Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002704
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Title: 1814 Mar. 31, The United States to Timothy Meigs
Author : United States
Recipient : Timothy Meigs
Date Created: 1814-03-31
Abstract: This document is a receipt dated March 31st 1814 from the United States government to Timothy Meigs, agent for the Cherokee Indians, for various articles for encouragement of agriculture and manufacturing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003086
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Title: Articles of Agreement [1803 Oct. 20] between the United States and the Cherokee Nation
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1803-10-20
Abstract: This document is a legal agreement dated October 20, 1803, between the Cherokee Nation and the United States to build a turnpike through Tennessee to Georgia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003059
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Title: [Legal report consisting of the] names of persons charged with the killing of Cherokee Indians on or about Jan. 24, 1813
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-01-24
Abstract: This legal report consists of a list of names of men who were present and involved in the shooting of two Cherokee men, Dick Benge and Jacket, in the vicinity of Battle Creek on or around January 24, 1813.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003082
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Title: From Florida, Indian Fight
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1840-06-04
Abstract: This editorial is from The Clarksville Chronicle of June 4, 1840, though the dateline on the story is May 18, 1840, from St. Augustine, Florida. The article describes in laudatory words the actions of Captain Rains in fighting the Seminoles of Florida near St. Augustine after an Indian attack upon his men. The captain was mortally wounded by the chief Alectuatenugge, and then avenged by his Sergeant Jackson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: General Special Collections
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003260
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Title: 1805 Jun. 1 [between the United States and the Cherokee Nation]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1805-06-01
Abstract: This document dated June 1, 1805 is an article of agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation for a turnpike across the mountains of Tennessee into Georgia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003060
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Title: Articles of a treaty between the United States [and] the Cherokee [Nation], Dec. 2, 1807, Chickama[u]ga
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1807-12-02
Abstract: This document is a copy of a treaty made between the Cherokee headmen and the U.S. government through their commissioner, Return J. Meigs, at Chickamauga, December 2, 1807. The first article of the treaty allows for the sale of six square miles north of Chickamauga Creek by the Cherokees to the U.S. for the purpose of mining iron. The second article states that the U.S. shall agree to pay the sum of five thousand dollars and one thousand bushels of corn upon ratification of the treaty. The treaty further states that if the U.S. should fail to find iron ore within the ceded land, they shall be able to get the ore in another place.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003075
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Title: 1816 Jun. 29, Cherokee Agency [to William H. Crawford, Secretary of War]
Author : unknown
Associated name : William H. Crawford
Date Created: 1816-06-29
Abstract: This document is a letter dated June 29, 1816, possibly written to William H. Crawford, Secretary of War, from an unknown author. The letter includes a detailed description of an incident in which a Cherokee named Goodwoman was murdered by a white man named Vincent Davis. In revenge, two Cherokees warriors named Woodpecker and Connoclugh then killed Davis, and are now awaiting trial for the murder.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003034
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Title: 1813 Mar. 13, merchandise forwarded to that part of the Cherokee Nation which has migrated to the River Arkansas
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-03-13
Abstract: This document dated March 13, 1813 is an invoice for seven hundred and fifty dollars worth of merchandise for the Cherokees who removed to the area of the Arkansas River. These goods, which are mainly textiles are a portion of the annuity due the Cherokees for the year 1811. The merchandise was received by U.S. Agent to the Cherokee Return J. Meigs, delivered by John Ross, signed by several Cherokees.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003068
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Title: 1834 Apr. 9 [Certificates concerning the enrollment of Charles Jones and Edward Welch]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1834-04-09
Abstract: This document, dated April 9, 1834, is statements regarding the alleged false enrollment of Charles Jones and Edward Welch into the Cherokee Nation by the United States agent to the Cherokee, Major Curry. The men claim to have been coerced into signing the enrollment papers.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003057
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Title: 1806 Aug. 18, Vannsville [Charter of the Cherokee Turnpike Company]
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1806-08-18
Abstract: This document dated August 18, 1806 is the terms of the agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation to operate the Cherokee Turnpike Company. The turnpike crosses the mountains of Tennessee into Georgia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003061
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Title: Receipt for annuities paid to the Cherokee, 1812
Author : unknown
Recipient : Cherokee Indians
Date Created: 1812
Abstract: This document is a receipt dated 1812 for annuities paid to the Cherokee Indians. Many Cherokee were paid individual sums that totaled 7,550.90 and the rest were paid a lump sum of 1,449.10.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003043
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Title: Invoice and receipts of articles of merchandize delivered [to] the Cherokees 1813 Mar. 13
Author : unknown
Date Created: 1813-03-13
Abstract: This document is an invoice and a receipt for merchandize delivered to the Cherokee Indians March 13, 1813 by John Ross.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003083
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Title: 1812 Nov. 30 [of] Merchandise forwarded to that part of the Arkansas river in charge of John Ross
Creator : unknown
Date Created: 1812-11-30
Abstract: This is an invoice of merchandise forwarded to a section of the Cherokee who were removed to the river Arkansas. The merchandise, given by the United States government, covered a wide range of items from fabrics to hatchets to kitchen utensils. These goods were received by John Ross from Colonel Return J. Meigs.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003081
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Title: Nancy Ward gravesite dedication
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1975
Abstract: These are 2 slides from the collection titled, " Nancy Ward gravesite dedication". Nancy Ward (1738-1822) was a Cherokee woman of great ability. Her name was Nanyi-hi. She was known among the white settlers as Nancy Ward because, for a time, she was married to Bryant Ward. (they had a daughter) She achieved the position, Beloved Woman, an office of importance in the Cherokee Nation and impressed many settlers by her actions and negotiations. In the first slide is Governor Ray Blanton (suit, on left) and on right side is Secretary of State (TN): Joe C. Carr. (who held officein the 1970's)
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Nancy Ward Gravesite Collection
Contributing Institution: Nancy Ward Cherokee Foundation
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002608
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Title: Photograph of late 18th century to 1838 lidded double weave cane basket from Knox County, Tennessee
Photographer : W. Miles Wright
Date Created: 2000
Abstract: This is a photograph of a late 18th century to 1838 lidded double weave cane basket of Cherokee origin from Knox County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002500
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Title: Photograph of assemblage of artifacts, from Overhill Cherokee villages, Tennessee
Photographer : W. Miles Wright
Date Created: 1967
Abstract: This is a photograph of mid-18th century Cherokee artifacts, animal bones, and plant food remains. It is from excavations of Overhill Cherokee Villages which were conducted by the University of Tennessee between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project. Excavations continued until 1983, and laboratory studies and report preparation continued until 1987. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River Valley, in eastern Tennessee, by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002533
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Title: 1843 Nov 1 [of] W[illia]m Henson regarding the Improvements of Rebecca Starritt
Author : W.T. Henson
Date Created: 1843-11-01
Abstract: This document is the sworn statement of William Henson, dated November 1, 1843. Mr. Henson swears that he knew an Indian named Grub who sold land in Union County, Georgia to Rebecca Starritt, formerly Rebecca Henson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003098
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Title: Aerial photograph showing the former site of Chota and Tanasee, 18th century Cherokee villages
Photographer : Wayne D. Roberts
Date Created: 1967 - 1983
Abstract: This aerial photograph shows the former site of Chota and Tanasee, 18th century Overhill Cherokee villages in the Little Tennessee River Valley. Chota was recognized by Native Americans and European settlers as a powerful social and economic influence and was regarded as the capital of the Cherokee nation. The University of Tennessee conducted excavations of Overhill Cherokee villages between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River Valley by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002524
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Title: 1832 Apr. 13, Harnageville, G[eorgi]a [to] Charles F Welcker, Kingston, Tennessee
Author : William A. Love
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1832-04-13
Abstract: This document is a letter written by William A. Love in Harnageville, GA to Charles F. Welcker in Kingston, dated April 13, 1832. Love writes the letter to his friend to update him on the situation in regards to Cherokee land. Love also writes at length on religious matters.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002920
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Title: William Blount in Piney Grove to Governor Richard Caswell in North Carolina
Author : William Blount, 1749-1800
Recipient : Richard Caswell, 1729-1789
Date Created: 1785-07-03
Abstract: Blount requests his pay in advance for attending two treaty talks with the Indians in September and October.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: William Blount Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001250
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Title: William Blount in Knoxville, Tennessee to Colonel David Henley
Author : William Blount, 1749-1800
Recipient : David Henley, 1749-1823
Date Created: 1795-11-09
Abstract: Order to purchase and deliver whiskey and traps to Little Turkey.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: William Blount Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001866
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Title: William Blount in Knoxville, Tennessee to Colonel David Henley
Author : William Blount, 1749-1800
Recipient : David Henley, 1749-1823
Date Created: 1795-07-29
Abstract: Orders to David Henley, Agent for the War Department to to on the account of the United States specified articles of clothing for Redshoes, a Chickasaw Indian, and to repair a gun belonging to Opoia Mingo, a Chickasaw Chief.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: William Blount Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001257
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