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Gunter, Charles, Jr.



Gunter was born on June 2, 1940. He received his B. S. degree from Middle Tennessee State University in 1962. The following year, he finished an M. A. in history and geography at the University of Tennessee, where he also completed course work for the Ph.D. in 1969. Gunter has been employed by East Tennessee State University since 1966, first as an instructor, then as an assistant professor. He has served as Tennessee State Coordinator of the National Council for Geographic Education (1967-1976). At present, he is a board member of the Pioneer America Society and abstract editor for Pioneer America. He also abstracts for America: History and Life.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0069
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.

Dates: 1974-1996