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Bowman Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-23
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

Charles P. Wofford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-465
Arrangement The collection is arranged in five series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1855-2005 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1809-1992; and Series 3, Photographs and Photograph Scrapbooks, 1880-1985 and undated; Series 4, Postcards and Tobacco cards, 1907-1967 and undated; and Series 5, Recordings, 1996-2004 and undated.

Civil War Documents Collection

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

Frank P. Smith Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-176
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series; Series 1, Personal Effects, 1924-1967 and Series 2, East Tennessee State Normal School Publications, 1920-1947.

Series 1 contains personal papers and reports documenting Frank Smith's varied activities as college student ETSNS and teacher in the Meigs County Schools between 1924 and 1967. Series 2 contains the East Tennessee State Normal School publications, "Chalkline," "Old Hickory," and "Buccaneer." This series is broken down into two ...

Franklin P. Baxter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-175
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series: Series 1. Publications, 1863-1931; Series 2. Legal Documents, 1797-1930; Series 3. Miscellaneous Documents, 1843-1930; and Series 4. Museum Records, 1825-1929.

Frederick S. Heiskell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-22
Arrangement The papers are arranged into two series: Series 1, Papers of Frederick S. Heiskell, 1810-1882, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, c. 1789-1882.

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Arrangement The recordings are arranged in the order in which they were received.

Henry M. Slagle Journal

 Collection — other: In Box 24
Identifier: 500-AppMs 725
Scope and Contents The Henry M. Slagle Journal is a single bound volume that reflects aspects of Slagle’s military service during the Civil War and postwar activities. The journal includes rolls of Company B, 8th Tennessee Calvary, consolidated roll of Companies B and G, and personal entries made by Slagle about the company’s activities. The remainder of the journal documents some of Slagle's postwar activities. Included among these pages are accounts of cobbler work that Slagle apparently did for individuals in ...

Hiram Fain Diary

 Collection — other: Folder 1 in Box H
Identifier: 500-AppMs 463
Scope and Contents The Hiram Fain Diary is a transcript of Fain's observations between October 21, 1850 and February 28, 1870. In the diary, Hiram Fain relates his day-to-day activities including planting and harvesting at Spring Vale Farm, legal activities such as preparing wills, working at the bank, and caring for livestock. He also describes weather conditions, astronomical events, an earthquake in 1861, the sale of slaves, the illness and death of family and friends, and local events and news. In his daily ...

James W. McKee Collection: Two Confederate Army Soldier Diaries

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 148
Scope and Contents The James W. McKee Collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the diaries of two Confederate soldiers, Finley Patterson Curtis and Rufus A. Spainhour.

Both men served in the Confederate Army with the First and Second North Carolina Regiments in the Virginia theater. Curtis' commanders were General Stephen Dodson Ramseur and Brigadier General (?) Warren. Spainhour's commanders included Generals Jubal A. Early, James B. Gordon, Robert E. Lee, G.H. Stewart and (?) Thurston ...

Jefferson Burleson Civil War Notebook

 Collection — other: Folder 1 in Box H
Identifier: 500-AppMs 451
Scope and Contents The Jefferson Burleson Papers consist of a photocopy of Jefferson Burleson’s Civil War notebook. The notebook documents Burleson’s military service in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment of the Union Army up to the time of his discharge on September 7, 1865.

John Fain Anderson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-288
Arrangement The material contained in the scrapbooks date from 1796 to 1938. The volumes have overlapping dates, but are not arranged chronologically. Volume numbers assigned by Fain have been retained whenever possible, and numbers have been assigned to unmarked volumes. Loose pamphlets, financial documents and written historical sketches have been removed from the volumes and placed in a separate folder with the first volume. Volume descriptions highlight the subjects included within a particular volume ...

Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers

 Collection — other: Folders 1-3 in Box B
Identifier: 500-AppMs 114
Scope and Contents The Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers consist of typescripts of her diary, 1863-64, and of letters written to her by her fiance, John Hall Hamilton, 1861-63. Their son, Joshua Pearre Hamilton, transcribed the diary and letters sometime in the early 20th century and added commentary to the diary entries. There is also a family history by J.P. Hamilton, a brief second-hand account of John Hall Hamilton's experience as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, a photocopy of a handwritten family ...

Miscellaneous Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 179
Arrangement The material in this collection is arranged by subject headings, by type of document, or proper name associated with the document into one series.

Nat E. Hyder Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-259
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Account Books and Family History, 1872-1926; Series 2, Legislative and Legal Documents, 1868-1923; and Series 3, Miscellaneous Records, 1802-1930.

Nat T. Winston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-178
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Correspondence and Memorabilia, 1781-1967 and Series 2: personal Family Effects, 1796-1903.

Theodore A. Honour Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-14
Arrangement The collection is arranged in one series with three subseries: Series 1, Correspondence and Typescript of Projected Book; Subseries 1 Correspondence, 1862-1863; Subseries 2, Correspondence and Papers, 1864-1885; and Subseries 3, Typescript of Honour Letters, Preface, Memoirs, and other Correspondence, 1862-1865.

The first two subseries of the Honour collection are facsimiles of the manuscript letters. The third subseries is Honour's typescript copy of the letters, with the preface ...

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-160
Arrangement The collection is divided into series and subseries as follows: Series 1, Field Research in Folklore Class Materials, 1986-91; Series 2, Serpent-Handling Materials, 1983-89; and Series 3, Other Materials, 1978-90 and undated.

William Henley Nelson Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-303
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Military and Political Records, 1866-1934; Series 2, Personal and Family Correspondence, 1861-1973; Series 3, Newsclippings and Memorabilia, 1875-1910; and Series 4, Family Photographs, c. 1862-1973.

The materials in the addition were added to Series 2, Series 3, and Series 4, while Series 5 was created for the Elinor Farina Papers.

William Hopper Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 368
Scope and Contents The William Hopper Papers consists of a letter and photocopies of discharge papers documenting some of Hopper's activities during the Civil War. The letter sent by Hopper, while stationed in Helena, Arkansas, to his wife in Iowa reflects the feeling of discontent that Hopper and his colleagues experienced during the Civil War. The letter addresses the issues of the war from the soldier's point of view.

William Laban Brown and A. R. Brown Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-786
Arrangement The collection is arranged into eleven series, as follows: Series I, William Laban Brown Civil War Letters, 1861-1865, Box 1; Series II, A. R. Brown and Company Records, 1892-1985, Boxes 1-8; Series III, A. R. Brown Political Papers, 1916-1933 and undated, Boxes 8-9 and oversized Folder 1; Series IV, Alberta Brown Papers, 1927-1934 and undated, Boxes 9-11; Series V, Nancy Brown Family Papers, 1858-1912 and undated, Boxes 12-14; Series VI, William Henry Brown Papers, 1883-1900 and undated, Box ...

William Sullivan Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-87
Scope and Contents The collection reflects aspects of William Sullivan's life, family history, and business 1864-1911. Sullivan's letter from a camp near Fredricksburg, Virginia in 1864 describes his attitude towards the Civil War in that year. Copies of pages from his 1879 ledger outline his police duties for that year and detail his genealogy. (Some copies are illegible.) His 1911 ledger lists accounts for the Mitchell Powers Company and reflects church and business construction for the year 1911.

Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography

 Collection — other: Folder 1 in Box F
Identifier: AppMs-311
Scope and Contents The Andrew Jackson Williams Papers consist of a photocopy of Williams' sixty-page handwritten reminiscence of his military service as a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Written over a period of several months, beginning on June 23, 1908 and continuing at least through May 27, 1909, the reminiscence is a summary of Williams' service in the 62nd Tennessee Infantry and the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry from the winter of 1863-64 to his return home after being paroled in North ...