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Archives of Appalachia

 Organization

Administrative History

East Tennessee State University’s Archives of Appalachia was established in 1978. The original core of the collection came from two ETSU Research Advisory Council projects. The first project was initiated in 1958 with the acquisition of the Washington County Court Records. A space in the library was designated for the records and this eventually morphed into what was referred to as the library archives. The second project, the Oral History Archives (1968-1972), arose from the work of professors Thomas Burton and Ambrose Manning. Burton and Manning were also influential in the establishment of the Archives of Appalachia and the Burton-Manning Collection continues to aid researchers in Appalachian folklore and music.
Directors of the Archives
1978-1981
Richard Kesner
1982-1987
Ellen Garrison
1988-2010
Norma Myers Riddle
2010-
Amy Collins

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Archives of Appalachia and University Archives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-237
Arrangement All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.

The processed records are divided into two Subgroups. Subgroup 1, General Office Files, which includes three series: Series 1, Director's Correspondence; Series 2, Administrative Files; and Series 3, Newsletters. Subgroup 2, Grant Records, includes four series: Series 1, Miscellaneous Grant Files; Series 2, Outreach Grant Files; Series 3, Appalachian Consortium ...

Civil War Documents Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 829
Arrangement The materials are arranged in the order of acquisition.