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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.7"


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Title: Suffragettes and Suffragettism
Author : A. A. Lyon
Date Created: 1915-09
Abstract: Written by a Nashville physician and suffrage opponent after the National American Woman Suffrage Association met in Nashville in 1914, this anti-suffrage pamphlet contains Lyon`s opinions of the suffragettes and his rationalization for limited suffrage and political involvement for women. Among his arguments against woman suffrage are assertions that many women will only vote as men tell them and that universal suffrage will "enfranchies four or five million negresses."
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=200700000001605
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Title: 1839 Apr. 23, Mouth of Sweet Water [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Laurel Banks, Roane Co[unty], Ten[nessee]
Author : A. J. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1839-04-23
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 23, 1839, from A. J. Lenoir to Charles F. Welcker in Roane County, TN. Lenoir informs Welcker that his brother George has taken ill and is believed to have scarlet fever. He asks Charles to come soon to visit his brother.
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=200800000002967
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Title: Aaron Burr in Nashville, TN, to Andrew Jackson in Hermitage, TN
Author : Aaron Burr, 1756-1836
Recipient : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1820 - 1836
Abstract: In this letter, Aaron Burr asks General Andrew Jackson to take charge of his carriage, horses and driver during his absence on a trip south.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001290
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Title: 1838 Nov. 5, Ross` Landing, Ten[nessee] [to] Mr. C[harles] F. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama]
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1838-11-05
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 5, 1838, from Albert S. Lenoir at Ross` Landing, Tennessee to his brother-in-law Charles Frederick Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. Albert discusses his personal business and that of the family, and he also talks of going soon to Roane County. He also mentions the building of a Georgia railroad.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002975
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Title: 1839 Dec. 24, Mouth of Sweet Water [to] Charles Welcker, Laurel Banks, Roane Co[unty, Tennessee]
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles Welcker
Date Created: 1839-12-24
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 24, 1839, from Albert S. Lenoir to his brother-in-law Charles F. Welcker in Roane County, Tennessee. Lenoir writes to inform Welcker that his sister, Lenoir`s wife, Catherine, had just given birth to a baby boy. Both mother and child were in fine health. He also briefly mentions that he hopes the Georgia railroad will extend to Chattanooga.
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=200800000002982
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Title: 1839 Apr. 25, Mouth of Sweet Water [to] Cha[rle]s F. Welcker
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1839-04-25
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 25, 1839, from Albert S. Lenoir to his brother-in-law Charles Frederick Welcker in Roane County. Lenoir encloses in the letter a table of the land recently purchased by him and Charles` brother Henry.
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=200800000002979
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Title: Thou Art So Near And Yet So Far
Composer : Alexander Reichardt, 1825-1885
Date Created: 1860
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. This song has lyrics printed in English and in German, and is an ode to a beloved who is far away. There is no publication date. However, this piece was published during the span of 1855 through 1870, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002576
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Title: Lizzie in Vicksburg, MS to Alice Eaton in Memphis, TN
Recipient : Alice Eaton
Date Created: 1865-05-27
Abstract: Trivial items of news concerning their relatives and daily household duties. Relates that fifteen Negroes were hanged for the murder of their mistress in Vicksburg.
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=200800000001327
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Title: Photograph of Alvin C. York and wife, Grace
Other : Alvin C. York, 1887-1964
Date Created: 1919-06-07
Abstract: Photograph of Alvin C. York and wife, Grace at their wedding.
Collection: Virginia P. Moore Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001476
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Title: Marriage license of Robert Thompson and Sarah Castleman in Davidson County, North Carolina.
Signer : Andrew Ewing
Associated name : Robert Thompson, 1763-1822
Associated name : Sarah Castleman, 1769-1808
Date Created: 1785-04-11
Abstract: This marriage license for Robert Thompson and Sarah Castleman dates from the time when the land that is now Tennessee was part of North Carolina, before Tennessee became a state. The date has an interesting addition: "This 11th day of Apr. 1785 and 9th of our Independence."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002514
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Jan. 15 New Orleans, [to] Alex[ander D Coffee]
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : Alexander D. Coffee
Date Created: 1848-01-15
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Alexander D. Coffee from his brother, Andrew Jackson Coffee on January 15, 1848. In the letter, Andrew expresses his views on events occuring in the Mexican-American War, judges` appointments in Tennessee, the Tennessee River`s overflowing and causing destruction, the lack of a good cotton market, and the birth of his new son, Andrew Jackson Coffee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003174
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Feb. 15 [to] Alexander D. Coffee
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : Alexander D. Coffee
Date Created: 1849-002-15
Abstract: This document is a letter dated February 15, 1849 to Alexander D. Coffee from Andrew Jackson Coffee regarding a mix-up in their newspaper subscriptions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003175
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Jan. 11 [to] Mr. Alex D. Coffee, University of Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : Alexander D. Coffee
Date Created: 1840-01-11
Abstract: This document is a letter from Andrew Jackson Coffee to his brother, Alex D. Coffee, dated January 11, 1840. Alex is studying at the University of Nashville, Tennessee, and Andrew writes to him telling of events that have occured to others that they know and to himself.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003173
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Title: [Letter] 1835 Dec. 8 [to] J[oh] n D. Coffee, Florence, Ala[bama]
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : John D. Coffee
Date Created: 1835-12-08
Abstract: This document is a letter written from Andrew Jackson Coffee to his brother, John D. Coffee, dated December 8, 1835. In the letter, Andrew discusses his anger at John for writing him letters of unwanted advice and criticism. Andrew asks him not to write to him anymore if the subjects of the letters will be the same as the previous ones.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002942
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Title: [Letter] 1839 Dec. 25 [to] Mr. Alexander D. Coffee, Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : Alexander D. Coffee
Date Created: 1839-12-25
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 25, 1839 to Alexander Coffee from his brother Andrew Jackson Coffee who writes of Christmas, their family, and a recent surveying trip.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003172
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Title: Andrew Jackson in Knoxville, Tennessee to Rachel Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1796-05-09
Abstract: This letter from Andrew Jackson to Rachel Jackson was written from Jones Bend, Cumberland (Knoxville), on May 9, 1796. It is a love letter, filled with expressions of affection and hope for the future. Jackson spoke of retiring from public life, longing to spend his days in "domestick sweetness," citing such a life as his "only ambition and ultimate wish."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002520
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Title: 1817 Sep. 30, Plainfield, North Carolina [to] James M. King, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Author : Ann Eliza King
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1817-09-30
Abstract: This is a letter dated September 30th 1817 from Ann Eliza King, writing from Plainfield, North Carolina to her cousin James Moore King in Rutherford County, Tennessee. She urges him to find a wife, and offers hope on finding an appropriate bride.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002885
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Title: 1818 Jan. 28, Plainfield NC [to] J M King, Murfreesborough, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Author : Ann Eliza King
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1818-01-28
Abstract: This is a letter dated January 28, 1818 from Ann Eliza King to her Cousin James Moore King. The brief letter expresses her disappointment in not receiving a reply from her last letter, and her happiness to see him in the future.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002887
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Title: 1818 Aug. 25, Plainfield, N.C. [to] James M. King, Rutherford County, Murfeesborough, Tennessee
Author : Ann Eliza King
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1818-08-25
Abstract: This is a letter dated August 25, 1818 from Ann Eliza King to her cousin James Moore King. She wrote to tell him of a lady she has found for him to possibly marry. In the letter she offers a detailed description of the young lady, and laments about James` wasted bachelor life.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002888
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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: There's A Sigh In The Heart
Composer : Anne Fricker
Lyricist : Anne Fricker
Date Created: 1853
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume once belonging to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. This song is "A Beautiful Duet for Two Soprano Voices" and the lyrics are a sad reminiscence of "the land far away." On the back of the last sheet, a handwritten note in pencil reads "If Miss Nora ever peruses these lines let her remember those beautiful soul inspiring songs with which she favored me tonight and accept my my [sic] sincerest thanks which in my fervor I was so negligent as not to offer. Your truly. --- March 15, 1865."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002582
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Title: The Arnwine cabin from Grainger County, Tenneessee
Architect : Arnwine Family
Date Created: 1800
Abstract: West Arnwine and his descendants lived in this cabin in the early 19th century. It was built about 1800 on the Clinch River near Liberty Hill in Grainger County. The cabin is listed on National Register of Historic places.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000518
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Mar. 7, Memphis, Tennessee [to] Ed Porter, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Author : B.N. Sawtell
Recipient : Ed Porter
Date Created: 1848-03-07
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Benjamin Sawtell of Memphis Tennessee to his nephew Ed Porter in Bridgeport Connecticut. Benjamin tells his nephew about the latest events at home, including several marriages, and available females.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003032
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Title: [Letter] 1847 Aug. 12, Memphis [to] Miss Mary C Porter
Author : Ben Sawtell
Recipient : Mary C. Porter
Date Created: 1847-08-12
Abstract: The following document is a letter written by Ben Sawtell in Memphis to his niece Mary C. Porter, dated August 12, 1847. The letter is a brief note in which Sawtell extends his love to his niece and to her brother Edward.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003187
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Feb. 23, College Hill, Hanover, [Indiana] [to] Miss Mary C. Porter
Author : Ben Sawtell
Recipient : Mary C. Porter
Date Created: 1849-02-23
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Ben Sawtell to his niece, Mary C. Porter, on February 23, 1849. Ben attends South Hanover College in Indiana and tells Mary of the school and social events happening there. Ben also discusses events happening to acquaintances of theirs, as well as mentioning his support for the sewing and abolitionist societies with which Mary is involved.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003130
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