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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.25"


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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 28 [to] John Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : John Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-28
Abstract: This document is a letter dated October 28, 1840 to John Chester from his sister Mary Jane Chester at the Female Institute, Columbia Tennessee. Mary Jane describes her daily routine at the institute and how much she misses her family. Included with her letter is a course description for the institute along with a brief note to her brother Robert.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003146
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Jan. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Rob[er]t J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-01-28
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on January 28, 1843. In the letter Mary Jane states that she is in the middle of her examinations for the current session. She states that she would like to take French, guitar, and piano lessons the next session and requests that her father to send her the money to do so.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003205
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Title: [Letter] 1841 June 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-06-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. Mary Jane writes about her upcoming examination and her hopes that many members of her family will come to Columbia to attend the examination.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003185
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 29, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on December 29, 1842. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses her examination in January and her hopes that some of her family will be there for it. She also mentions to her father that the rumors regarding her engagement to an unnamed man are unfounded. She concludes the letter by expressing love to her family and asking her father to burn the letter once he had read it, which he obviously did not do.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003198
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Dec. 14, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-12-14
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated December 14, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Robert J. Chester. Mary Jane writes urging her father to visit her, and she talks about her upcoming public examination and other issues related to her schooling and finances.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003024
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Title: [Letter] 1843 May, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-05
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester, postmarked on either May 19 or 29, 1843. Mary writes to her father from her school in Columbia, TN, and she explains that her examination is soon approaching and that she is excited about the prospects of returning home afterwards. She also describes an encounter she had with an old friend of her father`s by the name of Mr. Trotter. Enclosed is a letter addressed to her sister, in which she discusses the death of a man by the name of W. Patton and expresses her anticipation at her sister`s expected arrival in Columbia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003026
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Title: [Letter] 1841 June 18, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-06-18
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 18, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. In the letter, Mary Jane expresses anticipation about returning home soon, and she also discusses her upcoming examination.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003199
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Apr 1, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-04-01
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated April 1, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester at the Columbia (Tennessee) Female Institute to her mother Mrs. Elizabeth Chester in Jackson, Tennessee. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses a milieu of topics about life back home and life at school.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003156
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Mar. 28, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-03-08
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her father, Robert J. Chester, on March 28, 1843. Mary Jane discusses events going on at school, thanks her father for money that he sent her, and talks about a comet viewed by a telescope that is passing near Earth.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003204
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Oct. 16, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] Robert J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-10-16
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 16, 1842, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester in Jackson, TN. In the letter, Mary Jane writes about her social and academic affairs at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003022
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Jan. 7, Columbia Female Institute, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-01-07
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on January 7, 1841. In the letter, Mary discusses events taking place at the Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee. She mentions classes she is taking and planning to take, making clothes for herself and her sister, and a story involving a mail carrier.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003152
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Nov. 7 [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-11-07
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 7, 1840 to Elizabeth Chester from her daughter Mary Jane Chester. Mary Jane describes her daily life at the Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003148
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Apr. 30, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-04-30
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated April 30, 1843, from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester in Jackson, TN. Mary updates her father on her academic progress at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN and discusses her correspondences with other family members and friends back home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003206
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 15, Columbia, [Tennessee] [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on May 15, 1841. In the letter, Mary Jane speaks of events happening at the Female Institute, that she looks forward leaving there in 6 weeks, a funeral conducted by General Harrison, and the girls from different political parties and their actions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003020
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Sep. 6, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-09-06
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated September 6, 1842, written by Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester. Mary writes the letter after returning to the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, for the commencement of the new school year.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003207
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Title: Gun Permit for Mary Maxwell
Applicant : Mary Maxwell
Associated name : Andrew Johnson
Date Created: 1863-12-03
Abstract: Permit allowed Mary Maxwell, who lived at Travellers Rest during the Civil War, to keep shot-gun and pistols for protection of herself and property; approved by a brigadier general. Andrew Johnson was military govenor of the state during Federal occupation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002790
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Title: Southern Chivalry Isn't What It Used to Be
Illustrator : McCutcheon
Date Created: 1920-08-24
Abstract: In this political cartoon, an elegantly dressed Colonel Tennessee offers a chair (suffrage ratification) to an young woman representing woman suffrage. He pulls the chair from under her as she sits, and she tumbles to the ground. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001457
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Title: Dormitory Rules and Regulations for Young Women
Author : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1938
Abstract: These State Teachers College`s dormitory rules enumerated the standards by which young women were expected to behave while attending the institution. Women at the college adhered to standards that were more stringent than those required of men.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: University Memorabilia Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002863
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Title: Women's Athletic Association
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: Women qualified for membership in the Women's Athletic Association by earning 2000 points in intramural competition. The club sought to develop good sportsmanship, cooperation, and an active interest in sports.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002437
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Title: Campus School
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Pictured here in front of the Administration Building, circa 1925, are the Campus School's first-grade class and teacher. The Campus School provided hands-on training for aspiring educators at Middle Tennessee Normal School.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002433
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Title: Women's Volleyball Team, 1941-1942
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: Except for basketball in the 1920s, women's sports were intramural in Middle Tennessee Normal (1911-1924) and State Teachers College (1925-1943) days.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002436
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Title: Program of art exhibit
Attributed name : Centenary College (Cleveland, TN)
Attributed name : Miss Effie Boring
Date Created: 1893-06-03
Abstract: This program, entitled "Art Levee" lists the exhibits displayed at an art show in 1893 by the Centenary Female College in Cleveland, Tennessee. Centenary offered an exceptional education to female students in the late 19th and early 20th century in a six-year program.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Cleveland Public Library History Branch Collection
Contributing Institution: Southeast Tennessee Digital Archive (Cleveland State Community College)
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001591
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Title: Juvenile Suicide -- A permanent solution to a temporary problem
Author : Mrs. Kermit R Crane
Date Created: 1982 - 1985
Abstract: This report is an appeal to the citizens of Kingsport to write to their County Executive in support of a safe and humane detention facility for juvenile offenders, instead of incarcerating them in adult jails under deplorable conditions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Kingsport League of Women Voters, 1947-1994
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002638
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Title: Elizabeth West Walton as a child
Photographer : N. B. Bettison
Date Created: 1860
Abstract: A cabinet card of Elizabeth West Walton as a young girl, around the age of five. The image was captured by N.B. Bettison, photographer, from Bowling, Green Kentucky. The disclaimer reads: "Duplicates of this picture can be had at any time by ordering." The image is captioned by hand: "Elizabeth West Walton, mother, Lizzie Walton, wife of George Pickering, mother Louise (Jarrott), Paul Walton, Charles, Emma Cook (Davis) and Virginia." The estimated date is based upon another image of Elizabeth Walton in 1886, two years prior to her marriage.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Pickering Collection
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001564
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Title: Community Drug Awareness documents
Attributed name : Nancy undefined Reagan, 1921-
Associated name : C. N. Spencer
Associated name : Thomas L. McPherson
Date Created: 1982-09-21
Abstract: A letter from Nancy Reagan written on The White House stationery expressing her deep concern for the drug epidemic among young people and gratitude for those attending Kingsport`s Community Drug Awareness Week. Also included is a Proclamation signed by the Mayor of Kingsport, C. N. Spencer, declaring October 3-10, 1982, as Community Drug Awareness Week.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Community Drug Awareness Week. Documents, 21-24 September 1982.
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002639
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