C. H. Lyle Papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
The C. H. Lyle Papers documents Lyle’s personal and extensive business activities in Johnson City, Tenn., especially as owner of the newspaper The Comet. Material in the collection includes correspondence, post cards, income tax forms, receipts, school report card and other personal items, miscellaneous publications, printed ephemera, and business ledgers for the newspaper The Comet.
- 1886-1955 and undated
- Lyle, Cyrus H., b. 1863 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
4.50 linear feet (5 boxes)
The collection is arranged in two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1905-1955 and undated; and Series 2, Business Ledgers and Miscellaneous Publications, 1886-1925 and undated.
Method of Acquisition
The C. H. Lyle Papers were transferred to the Archives of Appalachia from the Reece Museum on May 17, 2001.
Mary Dykes and Ned Irwin completed processing the collection in March 2008.
- Mary Dykes and Ned Irwin
- Language of description