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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Franklin College
Illustrator : C. Foster
Date Created: 1845
Abstract: This is an sketch of Franklin College in Franklin, Tennessee. Franklin College was founded in 1845 by Rev. Tolbert Fanning in an attempt to bring education to the poor. The college was closed at the outbreak of the Civil War. The building was burned in 1866 and is now the property of Fanning Orphan School. In front of the main building is a large circle drive. Several house-size buildings are next it. In the foreground is a large courtyard with newly planted trees.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Franklin College Collection
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002288
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Title: 1837 Mar. 15, Winchester, Tennessee [to] C[harles] F. and C[arolyn] V. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama]
Author : C. J. F. Mitchell
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Recipient : Carolyn V. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-03-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written by C. J. F. Mitchell, the sister-in-law of Charles F. Welcker, dated March 15, 1837. Mitchell writes to her sister and brother-in-law in Talladega, Alabama and informs them of the latest news from her school in Winchester, Tennessee, and she asks about the condition of all the family.
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=200800000002965
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Title: 1835 Dec. 18 [to] Henry Welcker
Author : Catharine Welcker
Recipient : Henry Welcker
Date Created: 1835-12-18
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 18, 1835 to Henry Welcker from his sister Catharine Welcker. Catharine writes of various events that occurred in her boarding school in Kingston Tennessee.
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=200800000002956
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Title: Letter to Charles Coffin in Greenville, TN
Author : Ch Coffin
Recipient : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Date Created: 1809-01-30
Abstract: In this letter the writer discusses the Wiondot Indians in the Lake Erie region, missionary schools, the Cherokee Indians, Columbia College, and the land grant for Tennessee universities. The writer inquires of the society and politics where Charles lives in Tennessee. The letter`s opening address is "Dear Child", but the letter is not signed. It appears to be from Newbury, Massachusetts. (though the stamp says Newbury, MS).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001267
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Title: Lines on Greenville College
Creator : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Date Created: 1800 - 1830
Abstract: This is a poem about Greenville College, which Coffin helped found in 1794 and is the oldest college in Tennessee. Greenville College became Tusculum College after a merger between the two schools. Reverend Charles Coffin was President of Greenville College from 1810 until 1827.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001266
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Title: Charles D. McGuffey in Clinton, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : Charles D. McGuffey
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-07-29
Abstract: Charles D. McGuffey, a school superintendent, writes John Eaton to discuss an African-American school in Anderson County that is supported by a New York society. There are plans for establishing two more similar school that will be supported by a Northern charity, but the teachers will be supplied by the state. McGuffey is disappointed that Eaton does not plan to run for re-election.
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=200700000001709
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Title: McGuffey, Charles D. in Cincinnati, Ohio to Eaton, Gen. John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles D. McGuffey
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-10-24
Abstract: Bewails the state into which public education in Tennessee has fallen, noting that the new law leaves to each county the choice of whether or not it is to have schools. Davidson County is the only county to have organized free schools. Expresses belief that Tennessee will eventually return to the well organized, well administered school system introduced by Eaton.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001088
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Title: Charles Eaton to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1878-02-09
Abstract: In this letter to his brother, Charles states he believes that education is the key to the future of African-Americans and that Southern prejudice is based on religion. He mentions Mrs. Shirley`s visit to the Eatons and John and Alice`s fine children. He tells of his investments and writing. He says that Fred and Mary Eaton are leaving for New York.
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=200700000001726
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Title: Charles J. Woodbury in Memphis, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles J. Woodbury
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-12-03
Abstract: Woodbury, the Southern Educational Correspondent, remarks on Eaton`s instructions to him on collecting news of education in the South. Woodbury gives the number of "colored and white students" enrolled in Nashville Public Schools.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001330
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Title: Charles T. Adams in Chicago, IL to John Eaton, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles T. Adams
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-01-28
Abstract: Expresses happiness at Grant`s nomination of Eaton as Commissioner of Education and does not doubt that Congress will approve it. Offers himself as a candidate for any appointment which Eaton may have power to make. Has been forced to leave his job as principal in Nashville because of his Northern background. Reminds Eaton that the writer was educated at Dartmouth and fought for the Union.
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=200700000001703
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Title: Chas. C. Painter in Stafford Springs, Connecticut to O.P. Temple
Author : Chas. C. Painter
Recipient : Oliver Temple Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1878-11-08
Abstract: Painter introduces himself as a relative of Temple`s and states that he has been invited to take charge of the theological department of Fisk Univeristy. He would like to know the attitudes of Temple and others towards such work. Painter describes his own motivations and ideas of what his work would entail regarding the African-American student population at Fisk.
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=200700000002485
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Title: The Reverie
Publisher : Chester County High School
Date Created: 1930
Abstract: The Chester County High School yearbook, called the Reverie, for the class of 1930. The yearbook is dedicated to W.E. Montgomery and Mrs. Annie Davidson. This copy of the Reverie belonged to a musically inclined girl named LaVelle, who donated it to the collection. Within the class poem there is a stanza dedicated to her with brackets drawn around it with marker. The "prophesy" and "jokes" sections are quite charming.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Freed-Hardeman University History
Contributing Institution: Freed-Hardeman University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003411
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Title: City School Commencement Excercises, Lebanon, Tennessee
Distributor : City School
Date Created: 1947-05-21
Abstract: This pamphlet is from the graduation commencement excercises of Market Street School, an African-American school in Lebanon, TN. It includes a program, the class roll, the faculty, and the class officers and honors studnets.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Roy Bailey African-American Museum and History Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003295
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Title: Bryan College students
Former owner : Clyde Roddy
Date Created: 1930 - 1960
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Bryan College Students". The reverse side reads, " the first picture of Bryan University"
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
Contributing Institution: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002142
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Title: Cumberland University Flyer
Distributor : Cumberland University
Date Created: 1866-06
Abstract: This is a flyer announcing the opening of Cumberland University, Lebanon, TN. There was to be a reception on the first Monday of September. It announces the literary, and law faculty, presumably the only two departments present at the school`s inception. Tuition is from 15 to 35 dollars per session for the literary department, and 50 dollars per session in the law department. Buildings had not been erected at the time of this flyer, but were scheduled for completion the following year.
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=200800000003405
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Title: 2861 - Martin College for Young Ladies, Pulaski, Tenn.
Publisher : Curt Teich and Company, Chicago
Recipient : Abernathy, Mrs. T.A.
Date Created: 1907-05-07
Abstract: 2 tifs. A colored photograph of the Martin College for Young Ladies in Pulaski, Tennessee. The card features one of the school's buildings, in the Beaux-Arts style. Below the image the message "Do wish I could be with you. [unknown]...this time." The card was sent to Mrs. T.A. Abernathy of Memphis, Tennessee. There is no room for a message on the back, with the time stamp Pulaski, Tennessee May 7, 4 pm, 1907. It was printed by the TC co. of Chicago. It was sent on a green one cent stamp featuring Benjamin Franklin. The college was founded due to the 1870 endowment of Thomas Martin upon his death. Martin college in Pulaski was chartered in 1872, and built in 1873. The grounds originally covered eight acres and cost $30,000. The school operated as four-year boarding college for women, and became Martin college in 1905 after it became property of the Methodist Church. In 1938 it became co-educational; was integrated in 1966 and accredited in 1995.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001644
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Title: D.B. Hagar in Salem, MA to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : D. B. Hagar, 1820-1896
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-11-18
Abstract: Hagar, principal of the State Normal School in Salem, MA, offers high praise for Eaton`s report which the writer feels is of interest to educators throughout the nation and does much honor to Eaton. The report may spur Tennessee`s thinking people into saving the system begun by Eaton. Hagar expresses wonder at what Eaton has accomplished in two years.
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=200700000001706
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Title: 1806 March 24, Chickamaga [to] Return J. Meigs, Southwest Point
Author : Daniel Ross
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1806-03-24
Abstract: This document is a letter dated March 24, 1806 to Return J. Meigs from Daniel Ross of the Cherokee Nation. Ross has two requests; one is for smallpox vaccines and the other is to replace the current school teacher whom Ross refers to as "reprehensible."
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=200800000003136
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Title: 1836 Dec. 16, Knoxville [to] Mr. N A McBee, East Tennessee College
Author : David Campbell
Recipient : N. A. McBee
Date Created: 1836-12-16
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 16, 1836, written by David Campbell to Mr. N. A. McBee, corresponding secretary of East Tennessee College (currently the University of Tennessee). Campbell writes to accept his nomination as honorary member of the Chi Delta Literary Society.
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=200800000002962
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Title: 1836 Dec. 16 [to] Mr. N. A. McBee
Author : David Campbell
Recipient : N. A. McBee
Date Created: 1836-12-16
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 16, 1836 to Mr. N. A. McBee at East Tennessee College from David Campbell. Campbell thanks McBee for being invited to join the Chi Delta Society as an honorary member.
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=200800000002958
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Title: Franklin College Announcement, 1860
Secretary : David Lipsomb, 1831-1917
Date Created: 1860-07
Abstract: This document announces the upcoming school term beginning September 3, 1860, describes the two schools, Male and Female, and gives the costs. The school on the property is now occupied by the Nashville International Airport. The property hosted many schools, and the president of the college was W. D. Carnes. The secretary of board of managers was David Lipscomb.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Franklin College Collection
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003280
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Title: Photograph of an archaeological pit feature at the former site of the mid-18th century Cherokee town of Chota, taken in 1974
Photographer : David Stansberry
Date Created: 1974
Abstract: This is a 1974 photograph of an archaeological pit feature at the former site of the mid-18th century Cherokee town of Chota. Pits were dug for burial purposes and for storage of refuse. 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. Excavations of Chota and other Overhill Cherokee villages were conducted as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project by the University of Tennessee in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The university worked under contract with the National Park Service and TVA. Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Director, Gerald F. Schroedl.
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=200800000002526
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Title: Photograph of the Tennessee Valley Authority survey crew mapping archaeological features at the former site of the mid-18th centur
Photographer : David Stansberry
Date Created: 1974
Abstract: This is a photograph of a 1974 Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) survey crew mapping archaeological features at the former site of the mid-18th century Cherokee town of Chota. 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. Excavations of Chota and other Overhill Cherokee villages were conducted as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project by the University of Tennessee in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River Valley by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The university worked under contract with the National Park Service and TVA. Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Director, Gerald F. Schroedl.
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=200800000002525
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Title: Dispensary, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Alpine School Dispensary. 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. The dispensary had rooms for a nurse and a teacher. 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=200800000001978
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Title: Girls Dormitory, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Girls Doritory of the Alpine School. 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=200800000001985
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