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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 654 Collections and/or Records:

Crumley Family Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-801
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two general store account ledgers for Crumley Bros. (Brown’s Mill) and one W.D. Gray gristmill cash ledger (Flourville).

Dates: 1908-1929

Cumberland Mountain Media Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-731
Arrangement

The interviews are arranged alphabetically by interviewee name or subject.

Dates: 1972 - 1973

Dale K. Larkin Collection

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: AppMs-287
Arrangement

Since there was no discernible arrangement to the collection, the collection was divided into six series as follows: Series 1, Organizational, Legal, and Financial Documents; Series 2, Training Programs and Special Projects; Series 3, Incoming Correspondence; Series 4, United Inter-Mountain Telephone; Series 5, Publications; and Series 6, Memorabilia.

Dates: 1959-1985; Majority of material found in 1975-1985

Daniel Calloway Biographical Material

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-652
Scope and Contents

The Daniel Calloway Collection consists of historical research conducted by Betty J. Cox about her grandfather, Daniel Calloway, the first marshal of Erwin, Tennessee. The collection includes a biographical sketch of Calloway prepared by Cox for a talk at a meeting at the Unicoi County Historical Association, as well as photocopies of supporting documents and copy prints of family photographs.

Dates: 1876 - 2003

Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-136
Scope and Contents

The Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection consists of photocopies of obituaries, a family history, and a letter, as well as print and negative copies of five photographs. All pertain to the McCoy family.

Dates: 1907-1971

Dante History Project Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-538
Scope and Contents The Dante History Project Records collection consists of materials gathered as part of a community-based research effort in 1997-1998 to document the history of Dante, Va. Among the material types contained in the collection are oral history interview recordings, typed transcripts, and negative photographic images. Subjects covered in the collection include railroad and coal mining development and operations, education, farming, health issues, segregation, religious activities, and various...
Dates: 1890-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution-John Sevier Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-20
Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1908-1972 and undated; Series 2, Activities’ Records, 1918-1979 and undated; Series 3, Publications, 1932-1987 and undated; and Series 4, Miscellaneous Reports, Pamphlets, and Certificates, 1924-86 and undated.

Dates: 1908-1987

Daughters of the American Revolution-Sarah Hawkins Chapter Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-552
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Administrative Files, 1944-1964, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1943-1998.

Material in each series is arranged in chronological order. An oversized newspaper found loose in the scrapbook collection has been removed and housed in a map folder and filed in the map cabinet by accession number.

Dates: 1923-1998

David and Henry Ferguson Mathematics Copy Books

 Collection — Box E (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-250
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two mathematics copy books, one belonging to Henry Ferguson and one belonging to David Ferguson. They contain numerous mathematical word, fraction, square root, and multiplication problems that were copied between 1826 and 1830. The Fergusons are believed to have been residents of Washington County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1826-1830

David Brooks Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 601
Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of publication or title of article.

Dates: 1960-1981 and undated; Other: Date acquired: 2002-02-12

David Larry Nave Video Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-304
Scope and Contents The David Larry Nave Video Recordings consist of videotapes of folk culture in Southern Appalachia and a small amount of supporting material. The tapes depict E.C. and Orna Ball, two old-time country musicians from Rugby, Virginia; Lynn and Morris, two singer-comedians; and Willard and Ora Watson, a toy maker and a quilter from Deep Gap, North Carolina. The tapes are arranged alphabetically by name of the subject of the videos. The supporting material includes a copy of a National Endowment...
Dates: 1967-1976

David Morris Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-6
Identifier: AppMs-321
Arrangement

The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Vietnam War Protest, 1952-1969; and Series 2, Domestic Protest, 1959-1969. The first series covers protests against the military draft and the Vietnam War. Series 2 consists of documents related to other protest movements.

Dates: 1952-1970; Majority of material found within 1964-1969

David West Videos

 Collection — Other 3 videorecordings
Identifier: AppMs-685
Scope and Contents

A collection of television programs that include performances by bluegrass musician David West. Programs include “Saturday Night Jamboree at David’s Barn,” “The Cas Walker Farm and Home Hour,” “Cas Walker’s Living Sunshine,” and the Dukes of Hazzard special “Dukes Day in Knoxville.” Programs were produced by WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1969, 1976, undated

Kipp Dawson Papers

 Collection — Other Box 1 (826.00)
Identifier: Acc-826
Arrangement

These papers are unprocessed. Please contact the Archives of Appalachia for access information.

Dates: -

Deery Inn Tape

 Collection — Other Folder 1
Identifier: AppMs-41
Scope and Contents

Richard Lawson created the Deery Inn slide-tape program as a research requirement for English 4650, folklore, in 1970. The collection consists of one audiotape and 29 slides.

Dates: circa 1970

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-868
Content Description

This collection consists of over 800 hours of analog and born digital audio captured at the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival beginning in 1972. The extent of the coverage varies by year with as little as one hour of audio to as many as 28 hours. There is no audio from 1975 or 2013.

Dates: 1972-1974; 1976-2012; 2014-2018

Delbert W. Loudermilk Railroad Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: 500-AppMs 772
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of color slides, photographs, negatives, and a videotape relating to railroading. Major subjects are East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, narrow and standard gauge (Johnson City and Elizabethton, Tenn.); Norfolk and Western Railroad (Bristol, Va., to West Jefferson, N. C.); Southern Pacific Railway (San Luis Obispo, Ca., and environs); and Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad (Cass and Ronceverte, W. Va.).

Dates: 1947-2001; 1947-1985

Delmer Herington songbook

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-030b
Dates: circa 1988

Lewis Deneumoustier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-760
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of bluegrass and country music memorabilia created or acquired by Lewis Deneumoustier over a period of several decades. Among the materials are serial publications, song and picture folios, fan club journals, sheet music, photographs, posters, trading cards, and flyers from concerts and festivals. In addition there are materials relating to Deneumoustier’s tenure as the editor of the Disc Collector newsletter.

Dates: 1911-2006, undated

Edward G. DeVault Collection

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-402
Scope and Contents The Edward G. DeVault Family Papers consists of a physician's notebook belonging to W. B. DeVault and a Washington County, Tennessee Justice of the Peace ledger for Civil District 16 (Leesburg) kept by Samuel Conley, Justice of the Peace. The physician's notebook describes medical and surgical procedures and identifies many different types of drugs and compounds used in 19th century medical practice. The justice of the peace ledger contains names of plaintiffs and defendants in...
Dates: 1850-1881

DeVault Tavern Collection

 Collection — Box 1-6
Identifier: Acc-839
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers recovered from the DeVault property in Jonesborough, Tennessee. It includes letters, deeds, photographs, day books, ledgers, genealogies and newspaper clippings. Much of the material was produced by John DeVault (Davault), the son of Frederick DeVault (Davault).

Dates: 1766-2014

David Diehl Account Book

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-56
Scope and Contents

This is a photocopy of an account book that belonged to David Diehl (Deal), 1850-1882. It contains records of farming and his coopering business.

Dates: circa 1972

Documenting Community Traditions Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-610
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1890-2001 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and oversized folder 1; Series 2, Photographs, 2000 and undated, Box 3; and Series 3, Audio-Visual Recordings, 2000 and undated, Box 4.

Dates: 1890 - 2001

Dogwood Garden Club Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-561
Scope and Contents

The Dogwood Garden Club Records document the history, development, and activities of this Johnson City, Tennessee garden club and its members. The records consist of nine scrapbooks, which contain newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, event programs, and miscellaneous printed matter.

Dates: 1981 - 1991

Mike DuBose Photographs

 Collection — Other In Box 3
Identifier: AppMs-429
Scope and Contents

The Mike DuBose Photographs collection consists of 21 black and white prints of serpent-handling practices in religious services in the Appalachian region taken by DuBose between 1984 and 1985. Church locations include Baxter, Kentucky, Canton, North Carolina, Carson Springs, Tennessee, and Jolo, West Virginia.

Dates: 1984-1985

Duncan and Linda Williamson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-603
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Folktale Transcripts, 1976-1990, Box 1; and Series 2, Sound Recordings, 1976-1990, 29 tapes. The School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh assigned numbers to the recordings when placed in their Archives. The numbers incorporate the year of the recording followed by the number of the tape collected that year (ie. 1976/46). The numbering system places the tapes in chronological order. The numbering created by the School for...
Dates: 1976-1990

Jeremiah Dungan Family History

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-696
Scope and Contents

The Jeremiah Dungan Family History consists of a family history book titled Jeremiah Dungan, 1730-1813, Watauga Settler by Thomas P. Dungan and photographs of Dungan’s house, grist mill, and gravesite in Washington County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1997-2005, undated

Earl R. Yates Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-349
Scope and Contents The Earl R. Yates Collection contains words and music to country, gospel, and bluegrass songs, along with information about the country music industry, country and bluegrass musicians, and the Grand Ole Opry (radio program). The collection contains printed material, photographs, and clippings. The printed material includes songbooks, calendars, promotional sheets, periodicals (including magazines and fan-club newsletters), and published histories. The photographs include those clipped from...
Dates: 1938-1970; Other: Date acquired: 1989-10-11

Easley-Embree family scrapbook and Bibles

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-027
Dates: 1899 - 1948

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-567
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and the Linville River Railway through company records, publications, maps, oral history interviews, films, videotapes, and photographs. The materials date from 1883-2005, but predominantly 1910s-1950. This collection provides a comprehensive visual record of the ET&WNC RR. The written record highlights various aspects of the railroad’s operation. The research value of this collection...
Dates: 1883-2005; 1910-1950