Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.18"


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Title: Historic Churches of West Tennessee
Author : A. B. Curry
Publisher : Presbyterian Pastors` Association
Date Created: 1923-03-19
Abstract: A history of Presbyterian Churches in West Tennessee. The author notes that he only included churches established before the Civil War in 1861, everything after was considered "modern."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002675
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Title: The Conquered Banner
Author : Abram Joseph Ryan 1839-1886, 1839-1886
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: The Conquered Banner was written shortly after the Civil War and was extemely popular in the South and in the Catholic Church. It was nationally known and considered by many to be Abram`s finest work. The poem expreses Abram`s deep sorrow at the defeat of the Confederacy and is perhaps the most famous elegy ever written for the "Lost Cause" and its defenders. Father Abram served as a chaplain in the Confederate Army and was a priest in Clarksville, TN before coming to Knoxville, TN. The poem is thought to be written either in Clarksville or Knoxville, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Abram Ryan Poem and Letter
Contributing Institution: McClung Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001862
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Title: Letter on Communism
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1961-05
Abstract: This issue mail letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a fourteen-year-old Tennessee Christian girl who contacted the senator with her views on communist conspiracy and its threat to Christianity in the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002559
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Title: Letter on Prayer in School
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1963-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on prayer in schools. These citizens are responding to a recent Supreme Court decision ruling school-sponsored Bible reading in American public schools in the United States as unconstitutional.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002562
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Title: Diary of Amos Wesley Jones
Author : Amos Wesley Jones
Date Created: 1872
Abstract: A president of Memphis Conference Female Institute in Jackson, Tennessee, from 1853-1878, and 1880-1892. His diary covered the dates June 16th, 1872, to October 25th, 1875. This is an excerpt including the start of the diary and pages from September, 1872.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Amos Wesley Jones collection
Contributing Institution: Lambuth University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001919
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Title: Ann Eliza King in Plainfield, North Carolina, to James M. King in Davidson County, Tennessee
Author : Ann Eliza King
Date Created: 1817-09-17
Abstract: Ann Eliza King of North Carolina wrote to her cousin James M. King of Davidson County, Tennessee encouraging him in his quest to find a wife. He apparently had lost his first choice, but planned to continue to search for a suitable wife. She expressed her joy at the news, noting that their family had enough bachelors in it already. She has kept her eye out for a likely candidate for him in her area, but noted that none of the girls she saw at church would suit him. She wrote of some relatives who have died, noting that "our loss is there ineffable gain, they are in the bosome of their father and their God." Towards the end of the letter, she responded to a comment of his that his journey home was long and lonesome, expressing the hope that his next journey would be shortened by the company of a "lovely and affectionate wife."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001690
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Title: Anonymous in Memphis, TN, to Edwin Dalstrom in Memphis, TN
Printer : anonymous
Date Created: 1958-01-05
Abstract: This is an anonymous letter warning Dalstrom against advocating "race mixing".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003219
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Title: Arthur Albright, Secretary, Freedman`s-Aid Association, in Birmingham, England to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Arthur Albright
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-27
Abstract: Discussion of the help given the Freedmen`s-Aid Association by various religious groups in England. States that the association was planned to exist for three years and expresses the hope that it can make one more contribution before going out of existence. Suggests that an American, perhaps Eaton himself, come to England for several months to speak on behalf of the freedmen and help the association in making its final gift.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001758
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Title: Catholic Church Confirmation of Slave
Signer : Austin Miller
Date Created: 1859-05-08
Abstract: This is a certificate that verifies Adeline, servant to Austin Miller, was confirmed by a biship of the Catholic Church on May 8, 1859. Austin Miller was a judge in Bolivar, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Tennessee History
Contributing Institution: Magnolia Manor
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003404
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Title: Don't Make a Monkey out of Me
Composer; Lyricist : B. C. Hodgson
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music for a song published at the time of the Scopes Monkey Trial, ridiculing the theory of evolution. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001495
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Title: Negro Church Baptism on the Cumberland River
Photographer : Beach, Ursula
Date Created: 1920 - 1930
Abstract: A Negro church baptismal service is held on the Cumberland River with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Bridge in the background. Participants are seen being submerged backwards into the water while church members watch along the bank of the river.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Clarksville Montgomery County Photographs
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002063
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Title: Statement of Belief by Bryan College
Author : Bryan College
Date Created: 1990 - 2004
Abstract: This is a statement of belief for faculty of Bryan College to sign annually, stating that they believe in the underlying Christian beliefs that form the foundation of the institution. An introductory paragraph states that this is in accordance with the college Charter and the mission of the board of trustees.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: The Mercer Humanities Lab
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003344
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Title: Charter and Bylaws of Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee
Author : Bryan College
Date Created: 2004-03-09
Abstract: This charter lays down the mission, Christian principles, and by-laws of Bryan College. Bryan College was founded in memory of Scopes trial attourney, William Jennings Bryan. The major changes in the by-laws set for this the charter deal with increasing the size of the board of trustees and reducing restrictions placed on them.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: The Mercer Humanities Lab
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003343
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Title: Bryan Memorial University Campaign
Creator : Bryan College
Date Created: 1925 - 1926
Abstract: This is a campaign for the creation of Bryan Memorial University, or Bryan College. Their target is to raise 5 million dollars, half for equipment, half towards an endowment. Their strategy is to appeal to fundamentalists across the nation who were moved by the Scopes trial, of which William Jennings Bryan was their advocate. It includes a 2 page layout of a sketch of the proposed plans for a campus.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bryan College Collection
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003345
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Title: Evolutin Riddle
Composer : Burney Williams
Lyricist : Jo McLeskey
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music of an anti-evolution song published at the time of the John T. Scopes monkey trial. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001492
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Title: Hannington Chapel
Author : Calbraith B. Perry
Date Created: 1885 - 1910
Abstract: This is a fundraising pamphlet for 500 dollars to finish building Hannington Chapel in Nashville, Tennessee. The chapel commemorates Bishop James Hannington of Eastern Equatorial Africa who was martyred for his faith on August 28th, 1885, in Usoga (Busoga), Uganda.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003363
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Title: John T. Scopes Trial (The Old Religion's Better after All)
Composer; Lyricist : Carlos B. McAfee
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music of an anti-evolution, pro-creationism song published at the time of the John T. Scopes monkey trial. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001493
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Title: Biography Notice of Frederick A. Ross
Author : Charles C. Ross
Date Created: 1923-09-23
Abstract: This is a notice written by Charles C. Ross, son of Frederick A. Ross, that he will be publishing a short book on his father who lived and was minister of Rotherwood, Tennessee. The purpose of the notice is to inform friends and family about the upcoming publication, and to get a sense of the demand.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003246
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Title: Charles Coffin in Greene Co, to Cornelius W. Coffin in Madisonville, TN
Author : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Recipient : Cornelius W. Coffin
Date Created: 1851-10-20
Abstract: In this letter to his son, Charles Coffin discusses family matters, the legalizing of Thanksgiving Day, and religion. He inquires of Cornelius if he`s heard anything about secession during his recent trip to South Carolina and comments on the current political scene. Charles also asks how the market in Charleston compares to the "purchasing opportunities" in New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001264
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Title: Missing Link
Composer : Clarence J. Penney
Lyricist : Roscoe C. Gaige
Date Created: 1914
Abstract: Sheet music for a song in which the singer claims to be the missing evolutionary link between monkeys and humans. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001499
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Title: Missing Link
Composer : Donald Bestor
Lyricist : Emma M. Sheetz
Date Created: 1909
Abstract: Sheet music for an anti-evolution song. Takes the stance that just because people sometimes act like monkeys does not mean that they evolved from monkeys. Includes direct references to the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001500
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Title: Christ Church Presbyterian under construction, Alpine, Tenn.
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Christ Church Presbyterian under construction in Alpine Tennessee. From the collection of Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan. From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there. County: Overton
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alpine School Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001983
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Title: Evolution
Composer; Lyricist : E. F. Reynolds
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music of a pro-evolution song published at the time of the John T. Scopes monkey trial. Advocates the point of view that it is possible to believe in both the Bible and the theory of evolution. Part of the Scopes subgroup of the John S. Mitchell Collection.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: John S. Mitchell Collection of Tennessee Music
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001497
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Title: E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C., to the Methodist Ministers Association in Memphis, TN
Author : E. H. Crump, 1874-1954
Date Created: 1932-12-05
Abstract: A telegram informing the Methodist Ministers Association that a vote to repeal the eighteenth amendment failed, even though Crump voted for it.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001661
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Title: Correspondence between Winton, G.B. in Nashville, TN and Frazier, J.B. in Washington, D.C.
Correspondent : G. B. Winton
Correspondent : James B. Frazier, 1858-1937
Date Created: 1908-04-06 - 1908-04-14
Abstract: Discusses a Senate document related to friars in the Phillipines that Winton desires a copy of for his study of Roman Catholicism. Winton believes that he cannot receive a copy from Frazier because the document may be suppressed by Roman Catholic authorities. Also discusses a Senate bill affecting Indians that Winton would like Frazier to pay special attention to because he has been in communication with the Indian Rights Association. Includes reply by Frazier stating that the requested document has not been suppressed and he secured a copy for Winton.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: James B. Frazier Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000999
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