Bibliographic Records


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


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Title: Pro Bono Publico by George J. Jones to Governor Austin Peay in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : George J Jones
Copyright claimant : J O`Conner
Associated name : William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925
Date Created: 1923
Abstract: Circular letter regarding the attacks to William Jennings Bryan for his rebuttal of the evolutionary theory that man was descended from an ape. The letter is signed by George J. Jones, Scientist and Investigator.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Governor Austin Peay Papers, 1923-1927
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002592
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Title: Georgia Robertson Christian College
Publisher : Georgia Robertson Christian College
Date Created: 1897
Abstract: Annual catalog for Georgia Robertson Christian College and Business Institution, which would later morph into Freed-Hardeman University; located in Henderson, Tennessee. In addition to mission, policies, course listings and tuition costs, there is also an enrollment list of students as well as a faculty list (with pictures).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Freed-Hardeman University History
Contributing Institution: Freed-Hardeman University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003409
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Title: Avalon, Nashville Bible School President's Home
Photographer : H.O. Fuller
Date Created: 1904
Abstract: The president's home for the president of Nashville Bible School, now David Lipscomb University. It was designed by Mrs. "Aunt Mag" Lipscomb. Avalon was at various times used as a dining hall for men and women, a fine arts building, library and classrooms. The house itself is 2 stories, made of brick, and has a front porch.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Nashville Bible School
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002296
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Title: Nashville Bible School, 1903
Photographer : H.O. Fuller
Date Created: 1903
Abstract: Original location of Nashville Bible School on Granny White Pike in Nashville, Tennessee The School became David Lipscomb College, later David Lipscomb University. H. O. Fuller was an "expert view and flashlight photographer" from Nashville according to the stamp on the back.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Nashville Bible School
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002294
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Title: Lindsay Hall, Nashville Bible School Boys' Dormitory
Photographer : H.O. Fuller
Date Created: 1900 - 1930
Abstract: Lindsay Hall, a dormitory at Nashville Bible College, was named for Texan Edwin L. Lindsay. It housed young men from 1905 until it burned in December, 1929. It was replaced by Elam Hall. Nashville Bible College became David Lipscomb University.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Nashville Bible School
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002298
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Title: I Hope the Monkey's Win
Composer; Lyricist : Harry O. Beck
Arranger : Roland E. Gans
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music for a tongue-in-cheek, pro-evolution song published at the time of the John T. Scopes monkey trial. Makes direct reference to Dayton, TN and Scopes. Contains an indirect reference to prohibition in stanza 5. 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=200700000001498
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Title: State of Tennessee v. Hayes Eadens and William Robinett
Defendant : Hayes Eadens
Defendant : William Robinett
Date Created: 1894
Abstract: Charges against Eaden and Robinett of "unlawfully, willfully, and wickedly... disturb(ing) and disquiet(ing) an assemblage of persons met for religious worship." Claims are that Eaden brought his mule into the church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002826
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Title: Speech to the First Presbyterian Church Sunday School building in Bristol, Tennessee
Speaker : Isaac Samuel Anderson, 1854-1932
Date Created: 1923-10-09
Abstract: Anderson was a pastor in Lee County, Virginia for over fifty years. This speech was given upon the laying of the cornerstone of the Sunday School building of the First Presbyterian Church. He recounts a brief history of the area and the first formation of the Sunday School in Bristol.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bristol Historical Association
Contributing Institution: Bristol Historical Association
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002676
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Title: J. W. Howard in Greeneville, Tennessee to Governor Austin Peay in Nashville, Tennessee
Creator : J W Howard
Recipient : Austin Peay, 1876-1927
Associated name : T J Luttrell
Date Created: 1925-06-28
Abstract: Resolution of the Men`s Bible Class of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Greenville, Tennessee. This Resolution was sent to Austin Peay, then Governor of the State of Tennessee. The Resolution regards the class approving the position that the Governor took in his letter to the Superintendent of Schools in Rhea County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Governor Austin Peay Papers, 1923-1927
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002594
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Title: Pickett Chapel Deed
Signer : J. B. Booth
Date Created: 1924-03-15
Abstract: This is a deed to Pickett`s Chapel sold by J.B. Booth to Reuban Hale, William Harlan, W. A. Thompson, J.B. Scruggs, James McGregor, J.T. Richardson, and Nellie Richardson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Roy Bailey African-American Museum and History Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003293
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Title: J.F.S. in Athens, Georgia to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : J. F. S.
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1883
Abstract: This letter covers Knoxville`s advantages for location of a college.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002472
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Title: McDowell, J.L. in McLemoresville, Tennessee to Eaton, John
Author : J. L. McDowell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-11-15
Abstract: McDowell reports to Eaton on the failure of the graded schools and says that he has been visited by the Ku Klux Klan.
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=200800000000757
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Title: Memphis flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: "Looking east on Mill St. from 2nd St." The image shows several groups on boats congregating to a local church. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood by photographer J.C. Coovert.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000197
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Title: M.B.C. and J.G.M. Ramsey at Exile`s Retreat near Charlotte, North Carolina to their children in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : James Gettys Ramsey, 1797-1884
Author : Margaret Barton Ramsey, 1802-1889
Date Created: 1866-09-09
Abstract: Mrs. M.B.C. Ramsey writes to her daughter, Mrs. E.A.R. Breck and relates the resignation of their pastor because he wished to preach to freed slaves and his congregation opposed this. She discusses the family`s plans to settle in Alabama and her expectations of their new home. She relays news from Uncle Arthur and his family, including his fears about Crozier`s remaining in Knoxville during Reconstruction and his family`s plans to return there. In the same letter, Mr. J.G.M Ramsey adds a note to their children, Margaret Jane, Lizzie, and Crozier. He reports that he has been suffering from rheumatism and expresses a wish that they could raise Henrietta`s two sons. He discusses the present low value of land and the future of politics in the country.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001902
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Title: Monkey-Biznizz
Composer; Lyricist : Jerry Daly
Date Created: 1928
Abstract: Sheet music for a song about evolution published three years after the Scopes monkey trial. Mentions Darwin by name and makes indirect references to the trial and Dayton, TN. Contains eight "extra choruses" each of which recounts an anecdote involving a monkey. 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=200700000001501
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Title: There's Just a Little Bit of Monkey (Still Left in You and Me)
Composer : Jimmy V. Monaco
Lyricist : Grant Clarke
Date Created: 1916
Abstract: Sheet music for a song about Darwin's theory of evolution, comparing the actions of humans to those of monkeys. 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=200700000001503
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Title: Amendment to the Charter of Incorporation of Martin College
Signer : Joe Carr
Date Created: 1964-09-25
Abstract: Ammendment to the Charter of Incorporation of Martin College, a Methodist College. Yow signed July 16, 1986; then to State where Gentry Crowell, Sec. of State signed on Aug. 1, 1986, by Carolyn Pinson; then to Giles County, where it was filed in the Register`s office on Aug 11, 1986 by the Register, Virginia G. Cole in Charter Book 6.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Historical County Records
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003435
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Title: Letter from Col. John H. Crozier to J.G.M. Ramsey
Author : John H. Crozier
Recipient : J.G.M Ramsey, 1797-1889
Date Created: 1869-01-04
Abstract: Description of J. Crozier Ramsey`s funeral and burial in Gray Cemetary in Knoxville, TN with the sermon held at First Presbyterian Church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ramsey Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000741
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Title: Defense Of The Negro
Author : John H. Grant
Date Created: 1903
Abstract: A pamphlet written in response to a racist editorial in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The editorial claimed that "negro suffrage was a failure." Rev. J.H. Grant was pastor of Avery Chapel A.M.E. Church in Memphis, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002668
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Title: By-laws of Beech Grove Prohibition Club
Associated name : Beech Grove Prohibition Club
Creator : John W. Burdim
Date Created: 1887-08
Abstract: Resolutions and bylaws of the Beech Grove Prohibition Club outlining the organization`s goals and meeting procedures.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Pearson and Davis Families. Manuscripts, 1839-1887
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000824
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Title: First commencement address at Union University
Author : Joseph H. Eaton
Date Created: 1850
Abstract: The first commencement address given at Union University in Murfreesborough, Tennessee. It was given by President Joseph H. Eaton. Union University was established in 1841. It would later merge with West Tennessee College in Jackson to form the Southwestern Baptist University, still in Jackson. In 1907 the Southwestern Baptist University was renamed Union University, bringing events full circle.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: University History collection
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001671
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Title: Negro Baptism
Photographer : Kirk, Matt
Date Created: 1920 - 1930
Abstract: Negro baptism on the bank of the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tennessee.
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=200700000002060
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Title: Case File, James R. Seawell vs. Dorothy Elizabeth Seawall
Attributed name : Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Plaintiff : James R. Seawell
Defendant : Dorothy Elilzabeth Seawell
Date Created: 1927
Abstract: Documents from the divorce case betwen James R. Seawall and Dorothy Elizabeth Seawall. The main reason for the divorce appears to be religion. James Seawall was a Protestant while Dorothy Seawall was a Catholic. The mother and father of Dorothy are also listed as a cause, as James testified that Dorothy spent too much time at her mother`s house. F. E. Guerard testified that James Seawall complained in his letters that his wife neglected her "household duties." The case was filed on June 16, 1927 and the final decree was issued on November 22, 1927.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Knox County Fourth Circuit Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001594
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Title: Knoxville College Graduation Program
Attributed name : Knoxville College
Date Created: 1850 - 1950
Abstract: This is a program for the Graduating Exercises of the Forth Normal Class of Knoxville College. There are 12 parts to the performance of this sacred material.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003365
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Title: Monk's No Kin to Me (Evolution Fox Trot Song)
Composer; Lyricist : M. Azzolina
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Sheet music of an anti-evolution song published at the time of the John T. Scopes monkey trial. First chorus makes indirect reference to prohibition by mentioning Volstead. Stanzas mention several characters from the Bible, including Adam, Eve, Jonah, and Joshway (Joshua). 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=200700000001502
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