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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 634 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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 Church...
Dates: 1973, 1983-1987 and undated

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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: 1967 - 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 singer...
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
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, Vouchers;...
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

Nora C. Carter Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-99
Scope and Contents The Nora C. Carter Papers consist of documents relating to her early teaching experience in East Tennessee.
Dates: 1923-1924

Cass Family Business Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-76
Arrangement The collection is arranged in three series: Series 1, Papers of East Tennessee Medicine Company, 1891-1925; Series 2, Papers of the Ferguson Drug Company, 1916-1921; Series 3, Papers of Joseph W. Cass, 1907-1923. The contents of all series are organized alphabetically by subject, with correspondence being arranged alphabetically by author, and then chronologically when there is more than one piece by an author.
Dates: 1891-1925; 1911-1924

Anthony P. Cavender Folk Medicine Collection

 Collection — Other Series 1, Box 1-10
Identifier: AppMs-650
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of oral interviews and research papers relating to folk medicine. This material was collected by ETSU students of Anthony P. Cavender for his Appalachian Folk Medicine course. The interviews on food as medicine were done by students enrolled in his Nutritional Anthropology course. The other items in the collection (home remedy lists, booklets, brochures, etc.) were either collected by Cavender or given to him by individuals who knew of his long-standing...
Dates: 1870-2007

Center for Appalachian Studies and Services (CASS) Records (unprocessed)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-251
Abstract All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1979 - 2006

Charles P. Wofford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-465
Arrangement The collection is arranged in five series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1855-2005 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1809-1992; and Series 3, Photographs and Photograph Scrapbooks, 1880-1985 and undated; Series 4, Postcards and Tobacco cards, 1907-1967 and undated; and Series 5, Recordings, 1996-2004 and undated.
Dates: 1809 - 2005

Brainard Cheney Play

 Collection — Box E (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-252
Scope and Contents The Brainard Cheney Play is a photocopy of Cheney's play "Strangers in This World," an unpublished musical play about snake handling at a fictionalized version of the Dolley Pond Church.
Dates: 1951

Brian Chisom Research Paper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-357
Scope and Contents The Brian Chisom Research Paper is a 23-page research paper and an accompanying 90-minute audio cassette tape recording of commercially produced folk songs that depict the poverty of Appalachia. The paper describes economic, political, and educational issues surrounding the attempts to "revitalize" Appalachia by the federal government during the 1960s.
Dates: 1989

Christy Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-84
Scope and Contents The Christy Family Papers consists of materials relating to Thomas Calvin Christy's work on radio and television programs. The papers include correspondence, audio and video recordings, photographs, and personal documents pertaining to the Christy Family.
Dates: 1951-1984

Richard Churchill Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-665
Abstract All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1955-1965

City of Johnson City Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-300
Arrangement The records are organized into five series: Series 1, Recorder's and City Judge's Dockets; Series 2, Minutes of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Board of Commissioners; Series 3, Ordinance Books; Series 4, Tax Books and Assessor's Rolls; and Series 5, Miscellaneous Records. The three phonograph discs have been placed at the end of the last series.The first addendum falls into three of the previously designated series of the original acquisition and two new series: Series 3,...
Dates: 1890 - 1980

Civil War Documents Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 829
Arrangement The materials are arranged in the order of acquisition.
Dates: 1861-1907, undated

Clan Maxwell Society Records

 Collection — Other Box 1-3
Identifier: AppMs-374
Arrangement The original records were arranged alphabetically into four notebooks: Book I, Maxwell Clan with Maxwell Surname; Book II, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, A-F; Book III, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, G-Z; and Book IV, General Genealogical Data. The photocopied records have been placed in acid-free folders and are arranged sequentially according to the original book numbers and then alphabetically by applicant's name.
Dates: 1968-1990