Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.1"


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Title: 1813 Feb. 3, Rhea County, Tennessee
Signer : George Starns
Signer : Jesse Davidson
Date Created: 1813-02-03
Abstract: This document is a receipt for a fourteen year old boy who was sold to one Henry Welker by one George Starns of Rhea County Tennessee, February 3, 1813.
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=200800000002952
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Title: Glenview Community
Publisher : Glenview Community
Date Created: 1925 - 1960
Abstract: A white spuremacist, anti-integrationist pamphlet put out anonymously by the Glenview Community in Memphis, Tennessee. The pamphlet warns of a communist and NAACP inspired plot to ruin their white neighborhood by helping black citizens move into Glenview.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edmund Orgill Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003312
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Title: Estate Inventory of John Gordon
Associated name : Gordon, John
Author : Wilson, F.
Date Created: 1860-02-15
Abstract: John Gordon was a prominent Smith County man evidenced by the fact that the town of Gordonsville is named for him. These pages include an inventory of the sales of items in his estate, an accounting of the money earned by the estate for the hiring out of slaves, as well as those slaves Gordon owned as part of his estate. Note that the slaves were "inspected" and a recommendation was made for their sale rather than be split between the heirs.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002763
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Title: List of slaves from the farm journal of the Hermitage
Author : Graves Steele
Date Created: 1829-01-05
Abstract: A list of the enslaved people on Andrew Jackson`s farm, The Hermitage, organized by family groups listing individuals by name and age.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002521
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Title: 1833 Mar. 5, Cherokee Agency [to] Mr. John Miller
Author : H. Montgomery
Recipient : John Miller
Date Created: 1833-03-05
Abstract: This document is a letter dated March 5, 1833, written by H. Montgomery from the Cherokee Agency to John Miller. Montgomery informs Miller that two men, Joseph Lynch and James Foreman, have taken a group of slaves belonging to someone else. Montgomery asks that the slaves be returned immediately.
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=200800000003056
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Title: H.N. Trombly, New York, NY to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : H. N. Trombly
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-09-23
Abstract: Discusses selling his Tennessee bonds after learning that the state had to borrow money to pay its July interest. Asks for information concerning this and what provisions Tennessee can make for paying interest on its bonds in January. Congratulates Eaton on his success in the election and mentions the Negroes` part in the election.
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=200700000001784
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Title: H. Pomeroy in Chattanooga, TN to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : H. Pomeroy
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-03-12
Abstract: Pomeroy describes the letter he sent to the Chicago Republican.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001715
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Title: Hannah and Her Children vs. Patrick McClung and James Houston
Plaintiff : Hannah Unknown
Date Created: 1837-01-30
Abstract: A complaint by a slave named Hannah against Patrick McClung and James Houston. Hannah and her children, Elias, Charles, Mary, Martha and Rhoda, were slaves of William McClung, deceased. In his will, McClung freed his slaves to go to Africa. Hannah accuses the executors if the will, Patrick McClung and James Houston, of refusing to comply with its conditions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Monroe County Archives
Contributing Institution: Monroe County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003582
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Title: Babylon is Fallen!
Composer : Henry C. (Henry Clay) Work, 1832-1884
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: Listed on the front cover as the "Sequel to 'Kingdom Coming.'" The cover depicts six black uniformed men holding rifles with one black uniformed man holding a sword on one white uniformed man, presumably a Confederate soldier, since the song lyrics state in slave dialect that "Dem is only darkeys, Come to jine an' fight for Uncle Sam." "Miss Nora Lee Gardner from a friend A. B. Wall" is inscribed in pencil at the top of the cover. Included in a bound volume of sheet music once belonging to Tennessee resident Miss Nora Gardner.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002640
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Title: 1836 Nov. 14, Kingston, Ten[nessee] [to] Charles F. Welcker, Talladega, Alabama
Author : Henry Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1836-11-14
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 14, 1836, written by Henry Welcker of Roane County, TN, to his son Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, AL. Henry writes that he heard of some land Charles has, and he offers to send some "hiring hands" (slaves) to help work the land. He also talks of some former Cherokee land that is being surveyed and sold. He further discusses some local news and events.
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=200800000002961
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Title: Herbert J. Seligman in New York, NY, to R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Herbert J. Seligman
Date Created: 1919-05-29
Abstract: This letter, from Herbert J. Seligman informs R.R. Church of the codes to use when reporting lynchings or other crimes against African-Americans via telegraph to the NAACP. This is part of a larger method for news gathering across the country. It is also requested that he retain clippings on lynchings and other crimes in order to make a case to the government.
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=200800000003307
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Title: Gillespie, Hobart L. in Freedom, Washington County, Tennessee to Temple, O.P. in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Hobart L. Gillespie
Recipient : Oliver P. Temple
Date Created: 1860-10-17
Abstract: Mr. Gillespie inquires of O.P. Temple about a slave named Gipson that Gillespie has purchased from William McClellan who lives near Knoxville. Gillespie needs to know if McClellan`s wife has any vested interest and needs to sign the bill of sale.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001350
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Title: Andrews, Horace in Memphis, Tennessee to Eaton, Gen. John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Horace Andrews
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-10-06
Abstract: Account of county convention which was sabotaged by ruffians hired by Nunn and Shaw and the little genuine opposition to Smith. Describes illegal convention at which Ed Shaw and other Negroes were nominated for Congress and Hamilton`s and Thorn`s desire for a compromise candidate. L.B. and the Writer have aided Smith`s campaign. News of Trigg, Mitchell, Matthias, Holmes, Hudson, and others.
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=200800000001087
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1918-08-30
Abstract: A letter from Wells-Barnett asking for a loan, and also telling the story of the first time R. R. Church, Sr. helped her financially. She writes, "If I had not given my life, and all I could earn to help this race of ours, I would not need to ask such a favor of anyone."
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=200800000000795
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1912-09-09
Abstract: A letter offering sympathy on the death of R. R. Church Sr..
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=200800000000794
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1904-02-22
Abstract: A from letter Ida B. Wells-Barnett asking for another loan to continue "the work I have had to do for the race."
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=200800000000793
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Title: J.A. Moore in Brownsville, TN to Col. L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN
Author : J. A. Moore
Recipient : Lucien Bonoparte Eation
Date Created: 1870-02-02
Abstract: Tells of the boldness of the Ku Klux Klan in the writer`s community. Gives a detailed account of the mistreatment of Medlin by the Klan and his escape. Mention of several other incidents. Urges appointment of Nolen as census taker in the writer`s county.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001702
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Title: Allen-White High School fundraising letter
Signer : J. H. White
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: This is a fund raising letter for Allen-White High School in Whiteville, Tennessee. The African-American school was built with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Allen-White High School
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003358
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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: Petition to sell slaves
Signer : J. M. Davidson
Date Created: 1849-05-14
Abstract: This is a petition for the right to sell certain slaves.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Benton County Court Records
Contributing Institution: Benton County Archive
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003513
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-04-06
Abstract: Contains the statement of settlement with Franklin and Armfield and indicates the amount Burford is due. Saunders lost two Negroes and advises Burford not to buy slaves to keep because of their high price.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001840
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Title: Transaction account of J.M. Saunders with James F. Purvis and Company for 1834
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1835-04-29
Abstract: Account of last year`s transactions of J.M. Saunders with James F. Purvis and Company, Natchez. In a note on the back of the account record, Saunders tells Burford that most of the money received from the settlement is required to clear Saunders from debt. Therefore, he cannot send Burford any money at the present time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001839
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Title: Saunders, J.M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. M. Saunders
Date Created: 1833-08-03
Abstract: Contains a statement of business for 1833. Saunders has made the annual settlement with their business associates, Franklin and Armfield, and is advising Burford of the profit they have made.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001838
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Title: Swayne, J.T. in Memphis, TN to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. T. Swayne
Date Created: 1855-05-07
Abstract: Concerning the purchase of a slave for Burford. Sixteen year old boy bought for $425 and although he was stricken with rheumatism was able to work and was improving in health.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001836
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Title: Miller, J.W. in Jackson, MS to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : J. W. Miller
Date Created: 1852-02-26
Abstract: Discusses dispute over the sale of a boy and the payment of a debt. Miller alleges that Wharton has misrepresented him and his offer in his discussions with Burford.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001834
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