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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 670 Collections and/or Records:

John R. Hughes Ephemera

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-658
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a form soliciting names of whiskey drinkers for M. I. Hessberg Son & Co., Inc. of Bristol, Virginia; a pledge card for War Savings Stamps; and the Platform of the Republican Party of North Carolina, Adopted in State Convention at Charlotte, August 26, 1908.

Dates: 1908, undated

Robert F. Hull, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-372
Scope and Contents

The Robert F. Hull, Jr. Collection reflects Professor Hull's interest in the folk music of the Southern Appalachian region. The collection consists of songbooks of various country musicians, a single copy of a music periodical, a publication illustrating various musicians who appeared on the Grand Ole Opry (radio program), and two copies of an interview with Doc Watson, the Grammy Award-winning musician.

Dates: 1929-1967

Human Economic Appalachian Development (HEAD) Corporation Records

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-68
Scope and Contents

The records of the Human Economic Appalachian Development Corporation reflect its organization and activities for 1974-1980. It includes organizational papers, survey, annual reports, publications, and newsclippings.

Dates: 1974-1980, undated

Steven Craig Hurd Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-825
Scope and Contents

This Stephen Craig Hurd Map Collection consists of framed and unframed maps, primarily of Tennessee and bordering states. In addition to the paper maps, there is a set of drinking glasses printed with a map of Tennessee. Most of the maps were originally found in atlases, but the collection also includes pictorial maps and road maps. Stephen Hurd framed and matted the maps.

Dates: 1785-2008, undated

Hurricane Grange, No. 523 Minute Book

 Collection — Box I (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-533
Scope and Contents

The Hurricane Grange, No. 523 Minute Book consists of one handwritten minute book of the Patrons of Husbandry, Hurricane Grange, No. 523 and a typed transcript of the same. There are also three handwritten pages of notes about individual Grange members, mostly to do with property ownership. The minute book contains membership information and details of meetings.

Dates: 1874 - 1876

Hyatt-Cretsinger Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-593
Scope and Contents

The papers of the Hyatt-Cretsinger family consist of financial papers, correspondence, Christmas and greeting cards, land boundaries, income tax returns, and family photographs. This material documents activities of the families primarily in the mid to late 20th century.

Dates: 1851-1994

Nat E. Hyder Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-259
Scope and Contents The Nat E. Hyder Papers contain five account books, genealogical notes, newspapers, correspondence, photographs, legislative bills, a Congressional report, a claim for damages, 125 powers of attorney, memorabilia, and miscellaneous publications. In addition to these documents, there are miscellaneous records that were incorporated into the Hyder papers by the staff of the B. Carroll Reece Museum prior to the collection's transfer to the archives. The documents date from 1802 to 1930, but the...
Dates: 1802-1930; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900

Oris Hyder Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-262
Scope and Contents

The films in the collection were taken by Hyder's father, Sam Jack Hyder who began taking 16 mm home movies after he purchased a movie camera in 1937. The films focus on family members and life, and on life at Milligan College. The collection is shelved in the audio-visual storage area.

Dates: 1937-1960

"An Infantry Chaplain's Diary: 1943-1946"

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-821
Scope and Contents Chaplain John James Watson's diary begins on March 16, 1943 at Camp White in Oregon. His military service takes him from Oregon to Virginia to Algeria, North Africa to Pietramala and Villanova, Italy. In addition to various daily events, Watson kept a record of books he was reading and services he had preached. The final section of the diary is set in East Tennessee and is concerned with the beginnings of his brothers' business in Elizabethton, Tennessee and the birth of his son, Robert....
Dates: 1943-1946, 1993

International Woodworkers of America, Local 5-313 Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-67
Scope and Contents

The collection contains documents produced by the international office of the woodworkers union, and by Magnavox, but it consists primarily of Local 5-313 records. Included are contracts between the local and company; negotiation session notes taken by local members; membership and financial records; grievance reports; photographs; international publications; court transcripts; and news clippings, mainly on the 1967 strike.

Dates: 1961-1979

IPC Dennison Company Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-27
Scope and Contents

The IPC Dennison Company Collection consists of examples of tobacco and non-tobacco labels that were printed by the International Playing Card and Label Company and the IPC Dennison Company.

Dates: 1929-1978

Jack and Emily Miller Family Papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-020
Dates: 1879-2000, undated

Jack Schrader Photographs and Films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-456
Scope and Contents The Jack Schrader Photographs consist of black & white and color negatives, slides, contact sheets, proofs, and prints. Schrader's work encompasses a variety of subjects and ranges from portraits to candids to landscapes. Images from Schrader's exhibit "Portrait of a Community" and the Sinking Creek Film Festival are included in the collection. Several negatives and prints experiment with different photographic materials and techniques. The collection also includes minimal correspondence...
Dates: 1967-1986, Undated

Jack Tottle Bluegrass and Old Time Music Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-386
Arrangement

The Jack Tottle Bluegrass and Old Time Music Collection consists of one series of audio tapes. The tapes are arranged according to the original list given to the archives by Jack Tottle. The tapes are numbered consecutively. The master tapes are reel-to-reel audio; cassette user copies have been dubbed from the masters. Each tape (with a few exceptions) contains a detailed list of that tape's contents.

Dates: 1940-1976

Jack Underwood Photograph Collection

 Collection — Other In Box 5
Identifier: AppMs-420
Scope and Contents

The Jack Underwood Photograph Collection consists of copy negatives, a contact sheet, and photocopies of 16 black and white photographs documenting operations of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and other Appalachian railroads, c. 1900-20, including scenes of engines, bridges, workers, derailments, etc.

Dates: 1904-1949

James A. Goforth Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-80
Scope and Contents

The Goforth Collection includes copy negatives with corresponding prints, engineering drawings, and maps relating to the develoment of railroads in Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina. The prints and negatives depict places along the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. These were taken in the months from August through October 1909. The engineering drawings include specifications for bridges, tunnels, stations, pump houses, dwellings, trestles and loading platforms.

Dates: 1887 - 1956

James Agee Film Project Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-471
Scope and Contents The James Agee Film Project Photographs consist of a number of historical photographs and negatives from the northeastern area of Tennessee that were donated to or copied by the film project from local Tennessee families and businesses. The images document life in the region during the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Included are images of Johnson City, Jonesborough, and Washington County showing East Tennessee families, residences, businesses, agriculture, landscapes,...
Dates: 1875 - 1956; Majority of material found in 1950-1951; Other: Date acquired: 1995-07-11

James H. Garland Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2006-055

James H. Quillen Papers

 Collection — Other Roll 1
Identifier: AppMs-498
Arrangement The papers are arranged into ten series as follows: Series 1, General Office Records, 1945-1997 and undated; Series 2, Legislative Files, 1957-1996 and undated; Series 3, Project Files, 1958-1996 and undated; Series 4, Public Relations Files, 1956-1997 and undated; Series 5, Government Departments and Agencies Files, 1963-1996 and undated; Series 6, Miscellaneous Records, 1928-1996 and undated; Series 7, Memorabilia, 1964-1999 and undated; Series 8, Scrapbooks, c. 1945-1997; Series 9,...
Dates: 1918 - 1999

James Kevin Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-680
Scope and Contents The James Kevin Research collection consists of research files on Edward C. Huffaker and his work with early aviation in late 19th and early 20th century America. It also includes genealogical information on the Huffaker family. The collection includes Kevin’s in-coming and out-going correspondence, copies of articles written about Huffaker, Samuel P. Langley, research on Octave Chanute, articles written by Steve and Julie Hensley, several versions of the Hensley’s thesis, and genealogical...
Dates: circa 1877-2010 and undated

James T. Dowdy, Sr. Photographs

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-107
Scope and Contents Throughout his career, Dowdy collected photographs related to various, regional railroads. Some of the collection's photographs were taken by Dowdy, while others were obtained through trade with fellow collectors. Railroads included are: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railroad (CC&O); Cass Scenic Railroad; East Tennessee & Western North Carolina (ET&WNC); Linville River Railway (LRR)*; and Southern Railway Company. Images feature communities, depots, engines, roundhouses,...
Dates: 1890-1950

James T. Dowdy Sr. Photographs

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2005-123

James William Norris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-382
Arrangement

The material is arranged into three series: Series 1 Historical Papers-Photocopies and Research Notes, 1777-1981; Series 2, Historical Papers, 1821-1987; and Series 3, Scrapbook Materials, 1789-1975.

Dates: 1777-1987

Jazz at the Fine Arts Center Sound Recordings

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-5
Identifier: AppMs-807
Abstract

All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials

Dates: 1968-1976

Jefferson Burleson Civil War Notebook

 Collection — Box H (Small Collections)
Identifier: 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.

Dates: circa 1864-1865

Arthur and Anna Jenkins Sound Recording Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-808
Abstract

All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.

Dates: 1920s

Joe Jennings and Aubry Faulkner Jennings Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-848
Scope and Contents

This collection includes personal correspondence, diaries, poems, essays and private writings, education, employment, and military records, household ersonal business records, genealogy material, photographs & negatives, and newspaper clippings. The collection documents the Jennings' activities primarily between 1917 and 1967.

Dates: 1880-1967, undated; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1957

Norma Jennings Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-449
Scope and Contents

Almost all of the materials in the collection relate directly or indirectly to the 1979 strikes. But there are two distinct type of materials: legal document relating to the FCMS arbitration hearings in 1979-80 and ballots from Local 402 elections, 1981-82.

Dates: 1979-1982

Jess Vernon Patton Haworth Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-550
Scope and Contents

The Jess Vernon Patton Haworth Papers consist of three ledgers, which record music lessons given by Jess Vernon Patton Haworth. The ledger includes names of students, dates attended, and fees charged. One ledger is dated 1928-29, one 1940, and one undated.

Dates: 1928-1940

Jessie Ackermann Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-73
Scope and Contents The Jessie Ackermann Papers consist primarily of incoming correspondence and newspaper clippings. The correspondence is largely from admirers and other temperance organizers, with a small number of letters from Frances E. Willard and Lady Henry Somerset. The newspaper clippings document Ackermann’s activities in various countries including lectures and social events given in her honor; the bulk of the clippings lack information about the news source or date. There are also copies of...
Dates: 1887-1945