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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 634 Collections and/or Records:

J.W. Hunter and Brother General Store Ledger

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-127
Scope and Contents The ledger consists of entries that detail purchases made by store customers for the years 1886-1887.
Dates: 1886-1887

Katie Hoffman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-613
Arrangement The collection is arranged in series according to the subject matters pursued by Dr. Hoffman.
Dates: 1895-2006; 2000-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2001-02-09

Paul J. Kaufman Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-79
Scope and Contents The papers of Paul J. Kaufman consist of speeches and legal documents that reflect his involvement in environmental issues and development of Southern Appalachia, especially West Virginia.
Dates: 1966-2011; 1966-1976

Alta Elizabeth Pardue Keirn Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-513
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Alta Elizabeth Pardue Keirn Papers consists of photographs from the early twentieth century, including numerous photographs taken at and near East Tennessee State Normal School where Keirn was a student from 1911-1914. There are also a few documents, including a brief biographical sketch of Keirn by an unknown author.
Dates: 1914-1948

Kelly and Green Company Negatives

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: 500-AppMs 93
Arrangement The collection is organized into two series: Series 1, 5" x 7" negatives and prints; and Series 2, 4" x 5" negatives and prints. The negatives have been placed before the prints. Nitrate negatives have been placed in Box 3, and damaged cellulose diacetate negatives in Box 4.
Dates: 1905-1940; 1934-1940

Kenneth E. Wilhoit Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-679
Arrangement Series 1, ET&WNC Transportation Company Records, 1866-1996. Series 1 is divided into three sub-series: Sub-series 1, Board of Directors Meetings, 1963-1977; Sub-series 2, Reference Files, 1866-1996; Sub-series 3, Red Ball Acquisition Records, 1976-1983.

Series 2, Kenneth E. Wilhoit, Personal Papers, 1930-2003. Series 2 is divided into two sub-series: Sub-series 1, Personal Papers; Sub-series 2, Printed Materials.

Series 3, Photographs.
Dates: 1866-2003; Majority of material found within 1930-1978

Kenneth Riddle Collection of Cy Crumley Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-572
Scope and Contents The collection consists of images scanned from photographs that belonged to former East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad conductor Cy Crumley. There are also printouts from the website "The Cy Crumley Scrapbook” created by Ken Riddle. The images were also used in the book Cy Crumley's Tweetsie: Ninety Years on the Narrow Gauge, compiled by Kenneth Riddle.
Dates: 2000 - 2006

Kenny Fannon Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-478
Scope and Contents The Kenny Fannon Photograph Collection consists of copy prints of photographs of the trains and scenery along the Interstate Railroad and Southern Railway in Southwest Virginia as well as images of people, especially school groups. Thirty of the images were originally photographed with a panoramic camera. According to Fannon, the panoramas were made by a photographer surnamed Jenkins who was active circa 1920 to 1940. The other images appear to be from various sources.
Dates: 1893-1946, undated

Kent Herrin Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-582
Arrangement The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1842-1997 and undated; Series 2, Recordings, 1994 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1942-1970 and undated.
Dates: 1842-1997

Ketron Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-710
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, ephemera, an account book and a journal, all concerning the Ketron family of Sullivan County, Tennessee. The bulk of the papers are related to Joseph Henry Ketron and his nephew Audley Bruce Ketron. These materials offer insight into the personal and political life of family members and include documents pertaining to the Kingsley Seminary, the coeducational school in Bloomingdale, Tennessee which Joseph Ketron led for 25 years....
Dates: 1839 - 1948

Kidnapper's Foil [Film]

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-660
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the movie 'The Kidnapper's Foil,' a film produced by itinerant filmmaker Melton Barker. It was filmed in Elizabethton, Tennessee with a cast of local residents. The film was shown in local movie houses. Run time 12:11.
Dates: 1949

John L. Kiener Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-290
Scope and Contents The John L. Kiener Papers date from 1931 to 1987. With the exception of the first series, Correspondence (which spans Kiener's career), the series are divided functionally in relation to his personal interests and activities pertaining to his career in law. These series essentially are arranged chronologically; however, the dates overlap to some extent.The majority of the papers were selected by Kiener to provide a look at the complexities of the General Session Courts. It shows the...
Dates: 1931-1987

Gediyon Kifle Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-872
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty-six 16x20 black and white prints of photographs taken by Gediyon Kifle while he was a student at East Tennessee State University. Three of the photographs are of congregants of the Greater Love Church of God in Christ Pentecostal Holiness Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The remaining photographs document interracial couples in Johnson City. The photographs were taken for a documentary photography class project that was funded by a Faculty...
Dates: 1994 - 1995

William and Louie Kinch Photographs and Negatives (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 19 boxes
Identifier: AppMs-257
Abstract All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Polina King Photographs

 Collection — Other 1 folder in Box A
Identifier: AppMs-520
Abstract All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1997

Kingsport Press Strike Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-152
Scope and Contents The Kingsport Press Strike Collection contains correspondence, reports, pamphlets, photocopies of articles taken from commercial publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, cassette audiotapes, memorabilia, and broadsides documenting the events surrounding the strike between Kingsport Press and its unions between 1961 and 1967. The correspondence and speeches describe events leading up to the strike, chronicles union activities during the strike, and identifies the problems surrounding the...
Dates: 1961-1982

Anne Klebenow Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-551
Scope and Contents 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. The material found in the files includes correspondence, original documents and copies of documents and historical writing on Tennessee history and personalities covering the first two hundred years of the state’s history. Subjects covered in the collection include Tennessee history,...
Dates: 1979-1997 and undated

Carl B. Knight Papers

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-209
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1972-1983; and Series 2, reports and periodicals, 1976-1983. Series 1 contains papers that document the general administrative operation of Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway; the sale of the CC&O Railway Company to CSX; and lawsuits between CC&O and Stanley Hershfang and CC&O and the Holston Land Company. Series 2 contains stockholder reports for the Carolina,...
Dates: 1972-1983

Knights of Pythias, Iron Clad Lodge Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-5
Arrangement This material is divided into two series. The Knights of Pythias records are arranged alphabetically by subject in Series 1. The medical notes are in date order in Series 2.
Dates: 1902-1930

Mildred S. Kozsuch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-289
Scope and Contents The Papers Series contains correspondence, publications, National Register of Historic sites information, as well as a large amount of information concerning the John Sevier homesite. The prints in the Photograph Series cover various aspects of life in the Johnson City/Jonesborough, Tennessee area, c. 1867-1940. Included, for example, are photos of family festivals, funeral ceremonies, children, individuals at work, and buildings. The Postcards Series cover several subjects including Davy...
Dates: 1867-2007

Kyker Furniture Company Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-796
Arrangement The files are arranged first alphabetically by the name of the company that sent the invoice to Kyker Furniture and then chronologically within the alphabetic file.
Dates: 1947-1949

Steve La Pointe Collection

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-726
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five items: A postcard addressed to H.M. Slagle of Elizabethton, Tennessee, 1936; a letter to Alice [Buchanan] from the Unicoi Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, confirming her payment of dues, 1954; a membership card for Alice Buchanan for the Unicoi Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, 1954; and two postcards written to Mollie Barnes of Jonesboro, Tennessee, 1904, undated.
Dates: 1904, 1936, 1956, undated

Paul Laidlaw Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 3 soundrecordings
Identifier: AppMs-674
Abstract All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 2002-2003

James H. Lambert Letter and Photograph

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-662
Scope and Contents The James H. Lambert Collection consists of one handwritten letter dated April 1945 from Lambert, then “somewhere in Germany,” to his mother in Bristol, Virginia, and one black and white photograph of Lambert in his army uniform.
Dates: 1945 and undated

Langston Heritage Group Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-575
Scope and Contents The collection consists of interviews, lectures, and songs concerning the history of African Americans in East Tennessee. Materials include two pamphlets (1961, 1962) documenting the history of Thankful Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee; 23 photographs of unidentified members of Thankful Baptist Church (1972); interviews with Julia Cousins and Elizabeth Mills (includes tape logs, release forms, field notes); transcripts of interviews made as part of the Historic African American Site...
Dates: 1869-2001, undated; 1916 - 1986

Language and Medicine in the Appalachian South Interviews

 Collection — Other Box list
Identifier: AppMs-543
Scope and Contents This collection consists of recorded interviews, interview transcripts, interview summaries, and interview description sheets for the Language and Medicine in the Appalachian South project conducted by East Tennessee State University professor Anthony Cavender in 1989. Interviews were conducted by ETSU students and ETSU faculty and staff, including Center for Appalachian Studies and Services staff. The data from this survey were compiled in the 1990 publication "A Folk Medical Lexicon of South...
Dates: 1989

Larry A. French Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-671
Arrangement The collection is arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1917-1983 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, c. 1918-1919; and Series 3, Photographs and Postcards, 1917-1919 and undated.
Dates: 1917-1983

Law Office Ledger

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-832
Scope and Contents The lawyer's ledger is a single bound volume that lists information such as party's names, date of trial, amount of judgement, and bill of cost. For the most part, this information is in columnar form; occasionally it is presented in a narrative fashion. There is very little data to indicate the location of the law office or trials; however, it appears to be in East Tennessee. There are cases involving the State of Tennessee and several of the names (Landon Raygan, William Woodfin,...
Dates: 1836-1871

Erlene Ledford Photographs

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-5
Identifier: AppMs-310
Scope and Contents The Erlene Ledford Photograph collection contains 137 black and white photographs which date from around 1890 through 1923. Many of the photographs were taken at Hull and Rankin photography studio in Greeneville, Tennessee. Other photographs were taken at studios in Denison, Texas; Okemah, Oklahoma; Norton, Virginia; Knoxville, Tennessee; Shelbyville, Indiana; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Lebanon, Tennessee. A few photographs are dated, but most are undated. The collection consists...
Dates: circa1890-1923

Lee R. Herndon Chapter, Tennessee Ornithological Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-458
Scope and Contents The collection reflects the activities and interests of the Lee R. Herndon Chapter in ornithology and wildlife and the natural environment in general. Material in the collection includes administrative and subject files, correspondence, reports, minutes of club meetings, annual records of bird sightings, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous publications, and photographic slides of birds, plants, and nature scenes.
Dates: 1944 - 2014