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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 670 Collections and/or Records:

G.L. Carter Railroad Museum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-849
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of various materials transferred from the G.L. Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University.

Dates: 1920 - 1952

Glenn and Betty Slemp Collection of Old Butler, Tennessee Memorabilia

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 693
Scope and Contents

The Glenn and Betty Slemp Collection consists of material from the Butler community of Johnson County, Tennessee prior to the 1948 inundation and relocation of the town, the result of the construction of the Watauga Dam. Most of the material is from the Watauga Academy.

Dates: 1933-1964, undated

Glenn E. Roberts, Jr. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-379
Arrangement The Collection is divided into four series as follows: Series 1, Glenn Roberts Firestone Tire Radio Program Recordings, 1972-1976, and undated; Series 2, Bluegrass Festival Recordings, 1975-1981, and undated; Series 3, Home Jamming REcordings, 1968; and Series 4, Non-performance and Compilation Recordings, 1974-1981, and undated. Arrangement in each series is chronological, with tapes of questionable dates or with no dates, placed after the dated materials. Printed materials...
Dates: 1968-1981

Charles and William Gobble Photographs

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-557
Arrangement

The photographs are arranged by a number assigned to each in 2007.

Dates: 1890-2001

Gobble Family papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2006-103

Golden Days Project Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-6
Identifier: AppMs-390
Scope and Contents

The Golden Days Project contains transcripts, interview summaries, and paperwork related to oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Richard Blaustein’s students or by others under the guidance or supervision of Blaustein over a number of years beginning in the late 1970s and continuing into the late 1980s. A variety of topics are discussed in these interviews, including local history, culture, folklore, and customs of the southern Appalachian region.

Dates: 1977-1989

Buford J. Goldstein Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-428
Scope and Contents

The Buford J. Goldstein Collection documents the financial and corporate history of American Bemberg Corporation, a rayon manufacturer in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The collection contains a prospectus of the corporation, a payroll ledger, correspondence, financial records, and reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D. C. The documents in the collection are dated 1926 to 1940.

Dates: 1926-1940

Fidel J. González Typescript

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-843
Scope and Contents The typescript is titled Life History of Hon. Walter P. Brownlow and Historical Data the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1901-1955. Most of the Brownlow information appears to be cribbed from other documents such as the memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives. The greater portion of the typescript consists of information about what is now the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center and includes descriptions of the...
Dates: 1955

John Goodin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-482
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia created or collected by John Goodin. There is a particular emphasis on Goodin’s World War II military service with the United States Army, including correspondence from friends and family at home in East Tennessee. Goodin was also a railroad enthusiast and collected photographs and railroad ephemera, especially that of the Clinchfield Railroad and other Southeastern United States rail lines. Other Goodin family members...
Dates: 1872 - 1999

Gordon Aronhime Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-488
Arrangement

Material is organized as a single series and is arranged first alphabetically by subject or material type and then chronologically with undated material following dated material.

Dates: 1837-1981

Mabel and Quinty Gouge Interview

 Collection — Audiotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-327
Scope and Contents

The Mabel and Quinty Gouge interview focuses on the history of the Gouge family in western North Carolina. The interview was conducted by Ernest Burleson, with Ruth Cole. The Gouges discussed the Gouge (Geouge) family of western North Carolina. Quinty Gouge sang an old English ballad, the first line of which is "There Once Was a Woman in London." She also recited poetry.

Dates: 2 June 1988

Grandfather Mountain project interviews, Roan Mountain project interview

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1992-066
Dates: 1992

Grandparents Oral History Project (Andrew Johnson Elementary School, Kingsport, Tennessee)

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 746
Scope and Contents The Grandparents Oral History Project began as a result of a conference that Andrew Johnson Elementary School (Kingsport, Tennessee) teacher Betty White attended at ETSU in October 1976. Guest speaker Alex Haley told how the saga of Roots would have gone unwritten if he had not taken the time to sit on the front steps of his grandmother’s home as she recalled stories from his family's past. He reminded the group that now was the time to start collecting local and family histories before they...
Dates: 1977-2002

"Granny Hackle" Typescript

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-779
Scope and Contents

The typescript is a photocopy of the folk tale "Granny Hackle" about a medicine woman in East Tennessee.

Dates: undated

Gray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-483
Scope and Contents

The Gray Family Papers consist of deeds, financial records, photographs and tintypes, a recipe ledger, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting activities of J. S. Gray and family, 1894-1930.

Dates: 1894-1930

C.L. and Joy Grindstaff Collection

 Collection — Other 1 DVD, 1 beta
Identifier: AppMs-765
Abstract

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

Dates: 1983

Guinn Family Letters

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-699
Abstract

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

Dates: 1900-1965

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.

Dates: 1974-1996

Guy Despard Goff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-527
Scope and Contents The Guy Despard Goff Collection consist of three bound volumes of typescript copies of correspondence, telegrams, and letters of congratulations related to Goff’s military and political career during and following World War I. Volume I consist of typescripts of personal letters written by Goff to his wife, Anne Baker Goff, between January and July 1919, when he was serving in France on the legal staff of American General John J. Pershing. The letters are edited versions of the...
Dates: 1919-1924

H. Phil Carr Family Papers

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 2; Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-341
Scope and Contents

The H. Phil Carr Family Papers consist of a rental agreement, deed abstract, and an indenture documenting the sale and purchase of Washington County property by the Carr family between 1792 and 1949. The rental agreement, dating April 15, 1900, documents the use of land on Cherokee Creek by J. S. Love and G. W. Greene.

Dates: 1900-1949

David Hall Collection

 Collection — Other 2 audiotapes
Identifier: AppMs-771
Abstract

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

Dates: -

Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-114
Scope and Contents The Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers consist of typescripts of her diary, 1863-64, and of letters written to her by her fiance, John Hall Hamilton, 1861-63. Their son, Joshua Pearre Hamilton, transcribed the diary and letters sometime in the early 20th century and added commentary to the diary entries. There is also a family history by J.P. Hamilton, a brief second-hand account of John Hall Hamilton's experience as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, a photocopy of a handwritten...
Dates: 1861-1925, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Hannah’s, Inc. Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-573
Arrangement

The records are arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Office Files, 1925-1981 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and oversized folder 1; Series 2, Ledgers, 1944-1980, oversized Box 3-4; and Series 3, Photographs, undated, Small Photograph Collection Box 7.

Dates: 1925-1981

Harold E. Hopkins Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 695
Arrangement

The collection is arranged as one series in alphabetical order by subject heading.

Dates: 1945-1968

Harris family accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-040
Dates: 1920s-1930s

Harris Manufacturing Company Records and Harris Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-409
Arrangement Sub-Group 1 is arranged into 20 series organized by the records of the various individual companies as well as the Harris Foundation established by the Harris family. Photographs and film related to these enterprises has been housed in a separate Series 20. The Sub-Group 1 series are as follows: Series 1, Harris Manufacturing Company Records, 1903-1990 and undated; Series 2, Harris Flooring Company Records, 1912-1984 and undated; Series 3, Harris Hardwood Company Records, 1919-1984 and...
Dates: 1850-1990 and undated

Harris Wayne Leonard Photographs

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 654
Arrangement

Arranged by location and subject, alphabetically.

Dates: circa 1915-1925

Harrison and Walker Land Documents

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-398
Scope and Contents

The Harrison and Walker Family Land Documents contain trust deeds, warranty deeds, rental contracts, land surveys, a receipt, and water easement deeds documenting the purchase and sale of land between the Harrison and Walker families between 1876 and 1967.

Dates: 1876-1967

Burr Harrison Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-64
Scope and Contents The Burr Harrison Photographs consist of 380 photographic images (prints and negatives) depicting Johnson City and environs circa 1881-1958. The collection represents only a portion of Harrison's work, as much of it did not survive. The collection centers on photographs of commercial buildings in downtown Johnson City; industries, residences, apartment houses and churches in the city; buildings and activities at Mountain Home; and buildings at East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS). Some...
Dates: 1881-1958

Harvey Lee Hughett Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-360
Scope and Contents

The Harvey Lee Hughett Collection consists of 120 reel-to-reel tape recordings made between 1950 and 1977 of religious meetings at various East Tennessee churches, singing, "homecomings," folk music, and informal interviews with rural people.

Dates: 1957-1976