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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 660 Collections and/or Records:

Bristol International Speedway Videotape

 Collection — Other 1 videotape
Identifier: AppMs-795
Abstract

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

Dates: July 30, 1961

Britton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-296
Scope and Contents The Britton Family Papers contain newsclippings, correspondence, playbills from Barter Theatre (Abingdon, Virginia), single copies of periodicals, an almanac, a church bulletin, a paper written by Mrs. Britton for a college public speaking course, lists of children's records published by Victor Records, the script of a radio program, and a manuscript copy (carbon typescript) of a play. The collection provides information about business in Kingsport, Tennessee; St. Paul's Episcopal Church,...
Dates: 1935-1965

J. E. Brooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-399
Scope and Contents The J. E. Brooks Collection consists of commercial recordings (some original but primarily audiocassette copies) of music by the original Carter Family, A. P. Carter and family, Maybelle Carter and family and printed matter (primarily photocopies of books, periodicals, and published articles) about the Carters. Also included is one cassette recording of the Virginia Boys (Doc Addington and Carl McConnell, respectively brother and cousin of Maybelle Carter) and one cassette recording of Peter...
Dates: 1927-1992

Charles Randy Brown Collection

 Collection — Other 4 boxes
Identifier: AppMs-664
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the work of Charles Randy Brown, photographer, film maker, and animator. Much of Brown's career was spent at WCYB-TV, where he devised a technique for processing color film using equipment designed for black-and-white stock. He also made commercials for other agencies and film production companies, such as Mountain Dew. The collection also includes photographs of various TV and movie personalities.

Dates: 1946-1985

Broylesville Flour Mill Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-309
Scope and Contents

The Broylesville Flour Mill Records contain ledgers, receipt books, a day book, price lists, order forms, and an advertisement documenting the daily operation of the mill between 1912 and 1952. The records reflect early 20th-century agricultural and milling practices of East Tennessee and the types of grain purchased by residents of rural Appalachia.

Dates: 1912 - 1952; Majority of material found in 1930-1952

A. A. Bruner Journal

 Collection — Box I (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-528
Scope and Contents The A. A. Bruner Journal consists of one file folder that contains a photocopy of Bruner’s 1852-1859 journal of his planned travel from Greene County, Tennessee, to the California goldfields. The journal documents Bruner’s travels through North and South Carolina, where he caught a ship at Charleston and sailed to Cuba. Bruner describes his stay in Cuba before sailing on through the Atlantic Ocean bound for California. The journal ends abruptly shortly after leaving Cuba and does not follow...
Dates: circa 1998

Charles Faulkner Bryan Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 3
Identifier: AppMs-104
Scope and Contents

The collection reflects Bryan's career as a composer, folklore collector, performer, and teacher. The microfilmed portion of the collection includes correspondence, biographical and financial papers, newspaper clippings, programs, teaching notes, folk music and folklore collections, professional publications, and composition scores and scripts.

Dates: 1892 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955

Robert D. Buchanan Collection

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-743
Abstract

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

Dates: c. 1960-1970

Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-108
Scope and Contents The Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection includes the materials community members accumulated to deal with a serious problem in their community. Included is information on organizations which dealt with environmental and health issues, as well as the involvement of these organizations with the community. Documents related to the establishment of the Bumpass Cove Citizens Group are contained in the collection, as is Roxy Wilson's scrapbook of newsclippings, which details the history of the...
Dates: 1971-1981

Beverly Burbage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-597
Arrangement

The collection is organized into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1856-1997 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and Series 2, Photographic Images, 1898-1989 and undated, Boxes 3-8 and one folder in Small Photograph Collection Box 6.

Dates: 1856-1997

Burleson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-827
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, educational materials, photographs, typescripts, speeches, poetry, journals, textbooks and certificates related to the Burleson family of Johnson City, Tennessee. The materials document the personal and professional lives of David Sinclair and Mary Dew Burleson, and their children Christine and Gladys Burleson. The collection also contains correspondence related to Mary Dew Burleson's mother, Rebecca Henley Dew.

Dates: 1880-1967

McBerney Burleson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-236
Scope and Contents

The McBerney Burleson Collection documents Burleson’s life and personal interests and activities. This includes his involvement with East Tennessee State University, First United Methodist Church in Johnson City, the Johnson City Community Theatre, and the Kiwanis Club. The collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, sports statistics and information on ETSU and local high school athletic teams, publications, programs, brochures, and other printed material.

Dates: 1920-1994

Henry B. Burnley Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-721
Abstract

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

Dates: 1920s-1930s

Burton accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-043b
Dates: 1989-12-04

Burton accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1994-028
Dates: 1984, undated

Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader Films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-441
Scope and Contents The Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader films resulted from a partnership that began in the 1970s, when Burton began working with Schrader to produce They Shall Take Up Serpents, a documentary film on serpent handling in religious services. They continued their alliance and produced six additional documentaries. In addition to They Shall Take Up Serpents, Burton and Schrader also explore regional music in Buna and...
Dates: 1973 - 1974

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

Thomas G. Burton and Thomas F. Headley Tapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-227
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of the materials generated during the production of Thomas Burton’s and Thomas Headley’s three documentaries: Carson Springs: A Decade Later (1983), Following the Signs: A Way of Conflict (1987), and Traditional Springs: Violence in the South (1985). The collection documents the religious practices of two Pentecostal-Holiness churches in Cocke County, Tennessee: the Holiness Church of God in Jesus Name in Carson Springs and the Jesus Christ Apostolic...
Dates: 1973, 1983-1987 and undated

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-160
Scope and Contents The Thomas G. Burton Collection includes manuscripts, photographic prints and negatives, audio and video tapes. The manuscripts include dub sheets and tape transcripts, one copy of a songbook, documentation related to the Tennessee Traditions in Perspective Colloquium, and one booklet on Tennessee snake-handlers. The photographic prints and negatives focus on serpent-handling church services in West Virginia and Tennessee. The audio and video tapes cover serpent-handling church services in...
Dates: 1983 - 2001

Butler Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-437
Scope and Contents

The Butler Project Collection consists of a carousel of 101 35mm slides, a 60-minute audio cassette narration, and narration notes and slide cues. The program concerns the 1983 draw down of Watauga Lake and the reminiscences of individuals who remember Butler (Old Butler), Tenn., before the Tennessee Valley Authority lake covered the town in 1948.

Dates: 1983-1984

Caldwell Family Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-42
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of deeds and wills of the Caldwell family in Hawkins County, Tennessee and a transcript of the 1871 bankruptcy trial of James Caldwell. The documents span from 1782 through 1892.

Dates: 1970

Cameron-Powell Store Ledger

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-94
Arrangement

The ledger consists of one volume.

Dates: 1834-1862; 1834-1837

Jesse Larrimore Campbell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-782
Scope and Contents The Jesse Larrimore Campbell Papers consist primarily of two compact discs made from a 1985 recording of Campbell recalling his life. Supplementary material includes a family genealogy, photocopies of clippings and photographs, and documents about the family by Campbell's daughter and granddaughter. Campbell grew up in a mining town in Kentucky and in the recording discusses his playmates and other aspects of life in a coal town. He mentions that his mother was a musician and...
Dates: 1940-2008

Bernard H. Cantor Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-26
Arrangement The papers of this collection are arranged in chronological order by record type beginning with the decisions of Mr. Cantor as an arbitrator, 1959-1978 as Series 1, and then the Arbitration Review Board Decisions between the United Mine Workers and the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association, 1975-1978 as Series 2. Series 3 includes several labor contracts of relevance to the arbitration layout decided by Mr. Cantor.Two additions have been added to the collection. These include...
Dates: 1959-1986

Roy W. Carden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-487
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1782-1998 and undated; and Series 2, Photographs and Videotape Materials, 1918-1995 and undated.

Dates: 1782-1998

Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-869
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven audio recordings of radio show sets played by Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys in the 1960s. The radio station was probably WRAG in Carrollton, Alabama.

Dates: 1960-1976, undated

Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys Recordings

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2018-016
Dates: 1960-1976, undated

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway, Engineering Department Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-047
Arrangement

The collection is organized into five series: Series 1, Office Records of the Engineering Department, 1908-1967; Series 2, Publications, 1909-1968; Series 3, Correspondence, 1909-1978; Series 4, Speeches, 1962-1964; and Series 5, Minutes of the ICC Hearing on Valuation of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway, October 28, 1926.

Dates: 1908-1978

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-96
Arrangement This collection was received in three distinct donations: original acquisition, first addendum, and second addendum. The original acquisition is broken down into twelve series: Series 1, Minutes; Series 2, Annual Reports; Series 3, Industrial Agent Correspondence; Series 4, Engineering Files; Series 5 Accident and Personal Injury Files; Series 6, Special Excursion Files; Series 7, Subject Files; Series 8, Holston Land Company; Series 9, Black Mountain Railway; Series 10,...
Dates: 1899 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1954

Jo Carson Papers (unprocessed)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-571
Abstract

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

Dates: TBD