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


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Title: It is the chime
Composer : Benjamin S. Hart
Date Created: 1858
Abstract: This love song "serenade" is included in a bound volume of sheet music that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. An inscription at the top of the front cover reads "Nora E. Gardner College Hill Tenn."
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=200800000002598
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Title: [Letter] 1845 Mar. 21, Paradise LaGrange, Ala[bama] [to] Brother & Sister
Author : Bob Taylor
Date Created: 1845-03-21
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Bob Taylor to his brother and sister, Susan, on March 21, 1845. Bob writes about events happening to him while at school in Alabama.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Taylor Family of Fayette County, Tennessee Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003193
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Title: 1839 Jun. 4, Rutherford County, Tennessee [to] James King, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Author : Burl Gannaway
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1839-06-04
Abstract: This is a letter dated June 4, 1839 from Burl Gannaway to James Moore King. The contents of the letter focus on daily life events and serves to update King on many matters of business.
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=200800000002880
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Title: [Letter] 1850 Nov. 11, Shepherdsville, [to] E[dward] E. Porter
Author : C. Clay Balfrey
Recipient : Edward E. Porter
Date Created: 1850-11-11
Abstract: This document is a letter written by C. Clay Balfrey to Edward E. Porter on November 11, 1850. In the letter, Balfrey mentions the fact that many people have been getting married and that marriage seems to be the popular thing to do at the time. He also mentions that Edward`s former landlord, a man named Nick Simmons, was shot in the back in a fight and has recovered. He concludes by saying that he wishes for Edward and himself to renew their friendship after some previous disagreements.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003134
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Title: C.A. Rice in Wolcott, Wayne County, New York to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Signer : C.A. Rice
Date Created: 1880-06-01
Abstract: In this letter by C.A. Rice, he asks for advice in getting a divorce for his daughter. He explains that her husband is "possessed of an incorrigible, arrogant, barbarous temperament".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002688
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Title: Painting depicting a Cherokee farmstead in the mid-18th century
Artist : Carlyle Urello
Date Created: 1983 - 1993
Abstract: This photograph is of a painting of a mid-18th century Cherokee farmstead. The painting was based on historic descriptions and archaeological excavations from the Lower Little Tennessee River Valley, conducted by the University of Tennessee 1967-1982. Excavations of Overhill Cherokee Villages were conducted by the University of Tennessee between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project. Excavations continued until 1983, and laboratory studies and report preparation continued until 1987. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River Valley, in eastern Tennessee, by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002538
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Title: I Have Learn'd To Love Thee Fondly
Composer : Caroline Rive
Lyricist : C. C. Butler
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: This love song is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. On the front cover an inscription reads "Miss Nora L Gardner from 'Hermie' [?] Evansville Ind 4th July 1863.
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=200800000002597
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Title: 1846 Aug. 7 [to] Mrs. William R. Caswell
Author : Caswell, William R.
Recipient : Elizabeth C. Caswell
Date Created: 1846-08-07
Abstract: This document is a letter dated August 7, 1846 from Captain William Caswell to his wife in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Caswell served during the Mexican-American War and was part of the Tennessee volunteers. In this letter Caswell describes his trip down the Mississippi river and the islands along the coast of Mexico.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003002
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Title: 1836 Dec. 21, Mouth of Poplar Creek [to] Charles F. Welcker
Author : Catharine F. Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1836-12-21
Abstract: The following document is a correspondence amongst the Welcker family, a prominent landholding family of Roane County. The letter, dated December 21, 1836, is from Catharine F. Welcker to her brother Charles F. Welcker. Catharine gives her brother news of the mill he owns, which was situated on the mouth of Poplar Creek. She also relays business advice and proposals from their father, Henry Welcker, and talks of their brother Monroe going to school in Knoxville, most likely to East Tennessee College.
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=200800000002963
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Title: A.C Rice in Wolcott, New York to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Charles A. Rice
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-06-28
Abstract: The letter addresses the separation of Rice`s daughter from Heiskell.
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=200700000002454
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Title: Biography Notice of Frederick A. Ross
Author : Charles C. Ross
Date Created: 1923-09-23
Abstract: This is a notice written by Charles C. Ross, son of Frederick A. Ross, that he will be publishing a short book on his father who lived and was minister of Rotherwood, Tennessee. The purpose of the notice is to inform friends and family about the upcoming publication, and to get a sense of the demand.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003246
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Title: Charles Coffin in Greene Co, to Cornelius W. Coffin in Madisonville, TN
Author : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Recipient : Cornelius W. Coffin
Date Created: 1851-10-20
Abstract: In this letter to his son, Charles Coffin discusses family matters, the legalizing of Thanksgiving Day, and religion. He inquires of Cornelius if he`s heard anything about secession during his recent trip to South Carolina and comments on the current political scene. Charles also asks how the market in Charleston compares to the "purchasing opportunities" in New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001264
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Title: The Rock Beside the Sea
Composer : Charles Crozat Converse, 1832-1918
Date Created: 1857
Abstract: This ballad tells of a "rock beside the sea" or woman who waits for the ships to come back. "There's but one place for me, Till I can greet thy swift sail home - My lone rock by the sea." The cover image is of a woman sitting on a rocky outcropping overlooking ships sailing in the sea. This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, and is incribed in pencil "To Nora from Bellie" on the cover page.
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=200800000002591
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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: 1833 Aug. 18, Mouth of Poplar Creek [to] Geo[rge] L. Welcker, W[est] Point, New York
Author : Charles F. Welcker
Recipient : George L. Welcker
Date Created: 1833-08-18
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated August 18, 1833, written by Charles F. Welcker in East Tennessee to his brother George L. Welcker in West Point, New York. Charles writes to inform his brother of the latest news from home, including the results of recent elections and an update on the well-being of friends and 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=200800000002947
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Title: Thou Hast Learned to Love Another
Composer : Charles Slade
Date Created: 1849
Abstract: This ballad recalls the loss of a sweetheart or husband to another woman. Inscription on the cover reads "Nora E. Gardner, Columbia Female College, Tenn." This piece is included in a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee.
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=200800000002600
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Title: Studio Portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton
Photographer : Chas. H. Perry (?)
Date Created: 1865 - 1895
Abstract: Studio portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton. Susan Brownlow (18?-19?)was the daughter of the well-known Tennesse preacher, newspaper owner, and politician, William Gannaway Brownlow. Susan Brownlow
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Photo File
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000323
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Title: Electrolux Refrigerator
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand in this picture advertises a kerosene refrigerator called Electrolux. Next to the refrigerator is a crib with four baby dolls. A sign reads, "The famous Dionne quintuplets depend on Electrolux to keep their food at even temperature."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000213
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Title: Petition for Divorce! Daniel E. Parnell vs. Sally Parnell
Author : Collier, J.C.
Date Created: 1840-05-14
Abstract: The petition states that Sally Parnell "resides beyond the limits of Tennessee" and requires her to appear before the next term of the Circuit Court in June, 1840. The petition was posted for the Dickson County Court by the Clerk and Master, J. C. Collier.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: General Special Collections
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003261
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Title: Stout, Daniel in Memphis, Tennnessee, to Mrs. Stout in Delhi, Louisiana
Author : Daniel Stout
Date Created: 1862-03-30
Abstract: Stout writes to his wife about the expectations of a coming battle and about his fear that he may never see her again.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Stout Civil War Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000801
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Title: Stout, Daniel in Memphis, Tennessee to Mrs. Stout in Delhi, Louisiana
Author : Daniel Stout
Date Created: 1862-04-03
Abstract: A letter to his wife describing how much he misses her.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Stout Civil War Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000802
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Title: David Crockett in Washington, D.C., to George Patton
Author : David Crockett, 1786-1836
Recipient : George Patton
Associated name : Rebecca Ann Burgin
Date Created: 1829-01-27
Abstract: In this letter, David Crockett writes of the death of his niece, Rebecca Ann Burgin, whose skull was crushed between the yoke of a team of oxen and a post. He also speaks of an impending trade in which he was to give a mule and 150 dollars in exchange for one "negro boy about ten years of age and well grown."
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=200700000002506
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Title: 1843 Nov. 3 [of] David Taylor and Gideon Morgan
Signer : David Taylor
Date Created: 1843-11-03
Abstract: This document is a sworn statement dated November 3, 1843 given by David Taylor and Gideon Morgan regarding the marriage of Rebecca Henson, of Cherokee descent, and Preston Starritt.
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=200800000003107
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Title: Outside the Mullins' barn
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of seven people (the Mullins?) taken outside the Mullins' barn. 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=200800000001980
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Title: Mullins and MacMillan photograph
Donor : Dr.Hugh W. MacMillan
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Mullins family and Dr. MacMillan. 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. Shown: Jim, Bruce, Elizabeth and Pete MacMillan and Bethel, Floyd, mildred, Delia, Hutson, and Mrs. Mullins. 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=200800000001979
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