Archives of Appalachia
Found in 723 Collections and/or Records:
The Bailey Family Photographs consist of 40 scans of images depicting the Bailey family and other residents of Lost Cove, North Carolina in the years immediately before and after the town was abandoned. The images are primarily black-and-white photographs.
The Barrus Family Genealogy consists of a letter to Anna Louise Ward from her aunt, Anna Cadle, and a small bound notebook containing the genealogy of John Barrowe (Barrowes/Barrus) from England, written by Anna Cadle.
The Elma Lillian Rankin Beeson Papers contain newspaper clippings, class record books, and photographs pertaining to her teaching career at East Tennessee State Normal School. Also included are extensive photographs, postcards and a diary of her 1913 trip to Europe. The papers also contain part of the Rankin family history and several certificates and awards resulting from Beeson's activities involving Tusculum College and various ladies civic clubs.
The Bell Collection consists primarily of copies of images relating to life in East Tennessee. There are images of the Kitzmiller house which was in Gray, Tennessee until the 1960s; various church gatherings; structures; and businesses. There is also a small handwritten booklet containing several home remedies and photocopies of the family history pages in a Miller family Bible.
The collection consists of 50 black and white photographs of Paul Hadley Berry taken during World War II, c. 1945. The photographs were believed to have been taken primarily while stationed in Okinawa. Included are scenes in Hawaii, Okinawa, and unidentified locations.
The Joe Bethancourt Collection documents the musical career of Joe Bethancourt, "The Carolina Banjo Picker." The collection consists of a 3.5-inch computer diskette containing promotional information, three publicity photographs, and three audiocassettes published by White Tree Productions, Phoenix, Arizona: Naked Banjos, 1994; Who Fears the Devil?, 1994; and Old Red Cat, 1995.
The Blaustein-Songer Collection consists of "The Death of Floyd Collins," sheet music published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., New York; and a ten-inch vinyl recording of "Death of Floyd Collins" and "Dream of a Miner's Child" by Vernon Dalhart.
The collection consists of photocopies of minutes of Blountville Circuit Stewards' Quarterly Conference (November 13, 1841-December 4, 1859 and September 30, 1873-August 2, 1886) and includes financial statements, ministerial examinations and licensing, reports on Sunday School election of trustees, reports on the state of the church for Blountville Circuit, and committee reports on various subjects.
The recording is a digital copy of a Dock Boggs concert that took place at Appalachian State University on November 11, 1966. There is also a transcript of Boggs' introduction to the concert and to the songs.
The Alexander Bonnyman Papers consist of documents related to Bonnyman's work as an engineer for the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad, circa 1905-1911. The collection contains drawings, charts, photographs, reports, tables, and maps related to construction and operation of the railroad.
The Boone Tree Library Association Records consist of records documenting the activities of the library association from 1965 to 2011. The collection includes the organization’s bylaws and constitution, correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial records, reports, membership information, and miscellaneous publications and printed matter.
Boons [Boones] Creek Male & Female Seminary Papers consist of photostatic negatives of the constitution and bylaws of the school, lists of students, and a financial statement.
The Hugh Bowers Photographs collection consist of 22 black and white and 13 color photographic prints taken by Bowers of East Tennessee landscapes and scenes. Most of the images are undated with those having dates being taken in the 1970s and 1980s.