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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 636 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Parker Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-598
Scope and Contents The Franklin Parker Collection contains materials that document the life of Myles Horton and his activities at the Highlander Research and Education Center (known prior to 1961 as the Highlander Folk School). Included are articles, newspaper clippings, publications, and correspondence.
Dates: 1941-2001 and undated

Pat Arnow Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Acc-447
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series I, General Research Files, 1981-1995 and undated, Box 1 and Series II, "Cancell'd Destiny" files, 1921-2009 and undated, Boxes 2-5
Dates: 1921-2009 and undated

Robert D. Patton Papers (unprocessed)

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-677
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1980 - 2016

Paul Fink Typescript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-850
Content Description The Paul Fink Typescript consists of 209 typed pages from a 1960 manuscript titled Mountain Days: A Journal of Camping Experiences in the Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, 1914-1938. Numerous photographs are tipped in. Most of this manuscript and many of the photographs appear in published form in Fink’s 1975 book Backpacking Was the Only Way. This collection also includes a typed copy of Horace Albright’s foreword to Backpacking Was...
Dates: 1960, undated

Peoples Bank (Johnson City, Tennessee) Minute Books

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-860
Scope and Contents The Peoples Bank Minute Books consist of two ledgers containing the minutes of the Board of Directors of Peoples Bank in Johnson City, Tennessee as well as some supplementary material.The first volume, February 1920-January 1930 is a corporate record book with preprinted pages for the user to fill in. Information includes "Minutes of the First Meeting of the Incorporators and Subscribers to the Capital Stock" and "Minutes of First Meeting of Directors" dated 3 February 1920. Board...
Dates: 1920 - 1935

Rondal Peters News Feature

 Collection — Other Disc 1
Identifier: AppMs-789
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 2008

Philadelphia Cumberland Presbyterian Church Session Minutes and Church Register

 Collection — Box D (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-190
Scope and Contents The Philadelphia Cumberland Presbyterian Church Session Minutes and Church Register is a photocopy of the volume documenting the years between 1906 and 1958. The minutes record church proceedings, while the registers list pastors, elders, deacons, baptisms, marriages and deaths. Also included are annual church reports and annual reports to the presbytery.
Dates: 1983

Thomas Phillips Memoir

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-722
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jay Phillips memoir, titled "My Life: A Recollection from Thomas J. Phillips I," is a typescript reminiscence of his life prepared and footnoted by Phillips' great-grandaughter Elizabeth Jane Phillips. In it, Phillips tells his story beginning with his early recollections of life in Cranberry, North Carolina in the 1880s and continuing through his time as an apprentice blacksmith in New Jersey.
Dates: 2004

Pike Hardwood Lumber Company Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-305
Scope and Contents The Pike Hardwood Lumber Company Records consist of one ledger containing a company constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, lists of stock holders and members of the board of directors, and miscellaneous expense accounts. The constitution and by-laws identify the general purpose for the company's creation. The lists include such information as the names of the company stock holders, their residences, and the amount of stock that was purchased by each individual. The meeting minutes document...
Dates: 1905-1911

Pittston Coal Company Strike Tape

 Collection — Videotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-351
Scope and Contents On April 5, 1989 the United Mine Workers (UMW) called a strike against the Pittston Coal Group for unfair labor practices. Miners had worked 14 months without a contract before the UMW called the strike. Among the practices cited by UMW were the discontinuing of medical benefits for pensioners, widows, and the disabled; refusal to contribute to a benefit trust established in 1950 for miners who retired before 1974; and refusing to bargain in good faith. Miners in Virginia, Kentucky and West...
Dates: 1989

Planter’s House Guest Ledger

 Collection — Oversize box 1
Identifier: AppMs-535
Scope and Contents The Planter’s House guest ledger includes the name, hometown, date of stay, and room assigned for each guest of the hotel during the period September-December 1889.
Dates: 1889

Pressmen's Home Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-308
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials documenting the Pressmen's Home near Rogersville, Tennessee. Much of the material was collected by Jack Mooney in the course of his research for his book about the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America (IPPAU).
Dates: 1907-1976 and undated

Charles Edwin Price Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-359
Arrangement The collection is arranged in five series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1990-91; Series 2, Publications, 1986-91; Series 3, Research Files, 1916-91 and undated; Series 4, Writings, c. 1988-1992 and undated; and Series 5, Oral History Interviews, 1986-1990 and undated.
Dates: 1916-1992 and undated

Primitive Baptist Publications

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-830
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Primitive Baptist publications from Kentucky, North Carolina and elsewhere consisting of single issues of subscription pamphlets consisting of church news, devotions and obituaries as well as tracts and the published minutes of an annual meeting.
Dates: 1887-1962, undated

Quentin M. Alexander Collection

 Collection — Box H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-453
Scope and Contents The Quentin M. Alexander Collection consists of photocopies of lineage charts, family group records, census extracts, research notes, and pages from published genealogical reference works. The collection documents several generations of the Shipley, Simerly (Zimmerle), and Alexander families in Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1992, undated

Cecile Cox Quillen Genealogy Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-627
Arrangement File folders are arranged in alphabetical order by subject heading.
Dates: 1968-2002 and undated

Range Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-126
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series according to document type as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1790-2000 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1849-1941 and undated; Series 3, Photographs, 1880-1974, and undated.
Dates: 1790-2000 and undated

Pearl Templin Rankin Photograph Albums and Diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-836
Arrangement The pages of the first album were removed from the album cover and placed in original page order in folders. Loose photographs are grouped together in one folder. The second album was in good condition and remains intact.
Dates: 1919-1924, undated

Raytheon Company (Bristol, Tenn.) Photographs

 Collection — Other In Box 8
Identifier: AppMs-792
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1975-1980

B. Carroll Reece Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-3
Arrangement The collection is divided into eight series as follows: Series 1, Personal Papers, 1908-1955; Series 2, Republican National Convention, 1946-1952; Series 3, The Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations, 1953-1960; Series 4, Speeches of B. Carroll Reece, 1920-60; Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1913-1960; Series 6, Photographs and Drawings, 1919-61; Series 7, Commendations and Certificates, 1865-1965; and Series 8, Addendum.
Dates: 1865-1971

Lemiel L. Reece Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-255
Scope and Contents The Lemiel Reece Papers consist of a bank book, membership cards, certificate, ledger, correspondence and newsclippings.
Dates: 1919-1969, undated

John Shelton Reed Photographs (unprocessed)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-540
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Bradley Reeves Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-618
Scope and Contents The motion pictures in this collection reflect a portion of Bradley Reeves' efforts to save fragments of East Tennessee audiovisual history.
Dates: 1958 - 1977

LeRoy Reeves Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-9
Scope and Contents The papers of LeRoy Reeves consist of letters, military orders, photographs, sketches, newspaper clippings and genealogical data. His experimental sketches of the Tennessee state flag and his correspondence relating to the adoption of the flag are of particular interest to Tennesseans and vexillologists. Other papers document some of his activities as a member of the United States military and the research he conducted for his book Ancestral Sketches.
Dates: 1703-1952; Majority of material found within 1903-1928

Reverend Edwin White Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-617
Arrangement The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1894-1988 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, 1958-1966 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, undated.
Dates: 1894-1988

R.H. Hardin Negatives

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-15
Identifier: 500-AppMs 840
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Prints; Series 2, Glass Plate Negatives; Series 3, Papers.
Dates: 1887-1921

Wayne Scott Rial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-462
Scope and Contents The Wayne Scott Rial Collection consists of materials related to Rial's research on southern Appalachian gospel music and includes a copy of a report Rial wrote on the subject, a 1992 newsletter (Old Harp: The New Harp of Columbia Newsletter), and a box of 4' x 5' index cards containing announcements of gospel singings in the region, 1987-94.
Dates: 1987-1994

Richard Chase Videotape

 Collection — Other 1 videotape
Identifier: AppMs-188
Scope and Contents The tape consists of an Omni Special Edition program hosted by Terry Hickson, with Richard Chase as guest, November 3, 1983. Mr. Chase told one tale (Sody Sally-Raytus), discussed Jack tales, and the tales Billy Boy and Lord Randall, and reflected on the art of storytelling in the United States today.
Dates: 1983

Kenneth Riddle Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-708
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1930s-1940s, 1965, 1968

Ridley Wills East Tennessee Postcard Collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 847
Scope and Contents Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.
Dates: 1906-1996, undated