Category Archives: Tennessee

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Continue reading Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

Creator: Phenix, Lucie Massie.
Collection number: 5462
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Abstract: You Got To Move is a documentary film released in 1985 about southern social justice activists and the Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly Continue reading Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Continue reading Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

John Bayles papers, 1820-1831.

Creator: Bayles, John, fl. 1820-1831.
Collection number: 5348-z
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Abstract: John Bayles was a resident of Washington County, Tenn., when he decided in 1820 to grant a slave woman named Jenny (also spelled Jeanny or Ginny) her freedom upon his and his wife’s deaths. The collection contains three documents that Continue reading John Bayles papers, 1820-1831.

Scott family papers, 1839-1867.

Creator: Scott family.
Collection number: 4638
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Abstract: Letters and a few other items, 1839-1867, chiefly relating to the members of the Scott family of New Hampshire and Vermont. The earliest papers are deeds, 1839 an 1849 copies of Continue reading Scott family papers, 1839-1867.

14th Colored Infantry Regiment, United States Army, sutler's ledger, 1864-1866.

Creator: United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 14th (1863-1866).
Collection number: 4823-z
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Abstract: The 14th Infantry Regiment of United States Colored Troops was organized at Gallatin, Tenn., in 1863. The regiment marched to the relief of Dalton, Ga.; was at the siege of Decatur, Ala.; fought in the battle of Nashville; and served at Continue reading 14th Colored Infantry Regiment, United States Army, sutler's ledger, 1864-1866.

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Continue reading Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Hamon Bell papers, 1738-1841.

Creator: Bell, Hamon.
Collection number: 4084-z
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Abstract: Indentures, deeds, bonds, and other legal papers, 1738-1841, of Hamon Bell of Camden County, N.C.; letters received by Bell; and Bell family data. Included are items pertaining to the sale and exchange of land and slaves with Caleb Continue reading Hamon Bell papers, 1738-1841.

Shanks family papers, 1801-1923 (bulk 1830-1879).

Creator: Shanks family.
Collection number: 2090
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Abstract: The William Shanks family and the William A. Moody family were related. Both were chiefly tobacco planters of Granville County, N.C., and Mecklenburg County, Va. The Royster Continue reading Shanks family papers, 1801-1923 (bulk 1830-1879).