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Aronhime, Gordon, 1911-1983



  • Existence: d. 1983


Gordon Aronhime was a native of Roanoke, Virginia and lived most of his life in Bristol, Virginia where he became a well-known local historian and author. He was a graduate of Virginia High School and received an undergraduate and a master's degree in history from East Tennessee State University. During World War II, Aronhime served as a warrant officer with army intelligence in the Caribbean and at the Pentagon. For many years, he was a writer and photographer for the Bristol Herald Courier newspaper, for whom he wrote an extensive series of historical articles on the early settlement period of southwest Virginia and East Tennessee. He died October 25, 1983 in Bristol at the age of 72.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Gordon Aronhime Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-0488

Material is organized as a single series and is arranged first alphabetically by subject or material type and then chronologically with undated material following dated material.

Dates: 1837-1981