First sheet includes: date, name, railroad, from, to, distance, cost, and name and rank of officer ordering transportation. The second sheet includes names of sixty-six persons travelling with William Chambers. Persons listed include: William...
Excerpt of a video interview with Sue K. Hicks in which he remembers William Jennings Bryan telling he and his brother, Herbert, that they would probably live long enough to see whether or not evolution is true.
Excerpt of a video interview with Sue K. Hicks in which he talks about how William Bryan Jennings, nephew of William Jennings Bryan, helped him get a position in Florida after the Scopes Trial was over.
Side and front views of Nelson Merry School in Jefferson County. It is a two-story clapboard building set on rock pillars. The school has a front porch, hip roof, and is set among trees. A tall flagpole stands in the front yard.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
Hand-drawn map showing the area around Knoxville, indicating fortifications and other landmarks. The map was created by Seth Alden Abbey (1798-1880) and was included in a diary that he kept. The map shows the disposition of forces, gun...
Map shows a sectional cut of the state of Tennessee from Roane Mountain in Carter County and Smoky Mountain in Cocke County to Randolph on the Mississippi River. Contains data on the strata of the state as well as geographical identifications.
Proclamation of Tennessee Governor Peter Turney, dated May 28, 1896, designating the observance of June 1st and 2nd as official state holidays commemorating the anniversary of Tennessee's admission into the Union.
Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Temple of Jupiter Stator. The sketch includes the ruins of the temple as well as the remains of archaeological excavations. The ruins are surrounded by Medieval buildings. A goat enters the excavation area.
Strickland's watercolor drawing of the Tomb (Pyramid) of Caius Cestius, showing the pyramid in the foreground. Also shown are the Roman walls, and the Porta San Paolo gates. Also in the foreground is the Protestant Cemetery. Strickland provides...