The Anne Klebenow Papers contain subject files and research materials gathered in compiling and writing of the book 200 Years through 200 Stories, A Tennessee Bicentennial Collection. This material includes correspondence, copies of books, journal articles, newspapers, magazines and pamphlets. Subjects covered in the collection include Tennessee history, Tennessee’s bicentennial, the institution of slavery, Civil War, genealogy, and information used in researching and writing the 200 biographical vignettes that make up the book 200 Years through 200 Stories. The collection includes copies of material from as early as 1833, but actual documents date to 1979.
The collection is arranged in two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, and Series 2, Photographs, undated.
Method of Acquisition
The Anne Klebenow Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Anne Klebenow, Knoxville, Tennessee, on September 16, 1999.
The book 200 Years through 200 Stories, A Tennessee Bicentennial Collection (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996) has been removed from the collection and cataloged into Special Collections. (call number F 436.6 .K58 1996)
This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in December 2006.