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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 633 Collections and/or Records:

Shoun Family Photographs

 Collection — Other In Box 2
Identifier: AppMs-210
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven photographs, one tintype and three copy negatives of Shoun family members. One print and two negatives have previously assigned APA numbers. The individual prints are not dated, but it is believed the images date from 1880-1910.
Dates: 1880-1910

Sidewalks and Porch Swings Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-472
Scope and Contents The Sidewalks and Porch Swings Oral History Project consists of eight audiocassette recordings of oral history interviews with residents, tape logs summarizing the interviews, data sheets on individuals interviewed, release forms, newspaper clippings, a photograph, and a newsletter of the Southside Neighborhood Organization which document the history of the "Tree Streets" neighborhood and residents in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Dates: 1995-1996

Benny and Eula Sims Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-676
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Benny and Eula's collection of 91 bluegrass and country music sound recordings (unprocessed), songbooks, photographs, awards, sheet music, and handwritten and typed lyrics.

This collection reflects Benny Sims' interest in bluegrass and country music memorabilia during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.
Dates: 1936-1991

Mickey Mantle Slimp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-174
Scope and Contents The Slimp Papers consist of research material and drafts of a paper entitled "The Foundation of Tennessee Quakerism, 1786-1810." The paper was prepared for credit in an Individual Study in humanities course (Humanities 4910) while the donor was an undergraduate student at East Tennessee State University (1972-1976). The paper was apparently submitted for publication in Quaker History, the official publication of the Friends Historical Association (est. 1873), but was not published....
Dates: 1955-1982

Smith County [Tennessee] History Typescript

 Collection — Box C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-132
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an annotated photocopy of a typescript of Smith County History: Some Account of the People of Smith from the First Organization of the County (71 pages), written by John Wesley Bowen and published serially in the Carthage [Tennessee] Courier; an undated biographical sketch of John Wesley Bowen; a photocopy of an undated newspaper clipping about Dixon's Creek Baptist Church in Smith County, Tennessee; and a photocopy of a typescript of "Thanksgiving Discourse at...
Dates: undated

Kenneth W. Smith Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-628
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1930-1999

Roscoe W. Smith Memoirs

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-619
Scope and Contents The Roscoe W. Smith Memoirs consist of two typed manuscript reminiscences of Smith. One manuscript was written by John Bryans. Bryans had a summer home on Phillips Knob Road (formerly Fire Tower Road) near Burnsville, N. C., where he came to know Smith, who was a neighbor. The other manuscript was written by Robert W. Ritzmann (whose wife was Bryans’ cousin), who based his account on visits he made to Bryans’ summer home. Ritzmann later presented his account of Smith as part of his storytelling...
Dates: 2001-2002

Walter F. Smith Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-119
Scope and Contents The Walter F. Smith Papers contain agreements, meeting minutes, financial statements, correspondence, news clippings, and memorabilia reflecting Mr. Smith's studies at Knox College, early career and activities during World War I, civic activities in Kingsport, and career with Kingsport Press, Inc. Most of the papers were created by Mr. Smith and his interaction with his business associates. Some material concerning his wife Isla and his children, George and Charlotte, are included in the...
Dates: 1842-1976; Majority of material found in 1944-1960

Smithsonian Folk Life Festival Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 4 boxes
Identifier: AppMs-623
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 2002-2003

Thomas Sneed Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-644
Scope and Contents The Thomas Sneed Papers include interviews, field recordings, live recordings, photographs, articles, and news clippings of musicians from Carter, Johnson, Washington, and Unicoi counties in Tennessee. Sneed collected these materials during his time at East Tennessee State University. Most notable of the interviews are those of Ralph Blizzard, Clint Howard, and Wade Mainer. Most of the interviews in the collection are focused primarily on traditional music in Appalachia and how it relates to...
Dates: 1996-2003

Jack E. Snider Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-476
Scope and Contents The Jack Snider Papers consist of business and personal correspondence; church bulletins from churches at which he was the guest pastor; greeting cards; newspaper clippings; certificates; photographs; and a small collection of railroad memorabilia consisting primarily of time tables and regulatory/instructional manuals. The business correspondence is primarily from his years at King College in Bristol, Tennessee.
Dates: 1909-1999, undated; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995

Soil Conservation Service Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 6
Arrangement The prints are arranged in one series in the original order established by the Soil Conservation Service. Each box contains folders with prints from southeastern United States counties. When known, the date on which the photographs were taken is given after the county and state name. The prints are stored in the Archives' special environment room.
Dates: 1937-1971

Song of the South

 Collection — Other 2 DVDs
Identifier: AppMs-700
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Southern Appalachian Chapter of Sigma Xi Records

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-7
Identifier: AppMs-301
Scope and Contents The Southern Appalachian Chapter of Sigma Xi Records document the activities and operations of the Johnson City, Tenn.-based chapter of the national Sigma Xi organization, including chapter meetings and sponsorship of a science fair. The collection includes charter information, correspondence, financial records, reports, records of meetings, membership information, newsletters and miscellaneous publications.
Dates: 1967-1990 and undated

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-460
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Information, 1990; Series 2, Roan Mountain Reports and Papers, 1993 and undated; and Series 3, Big Yellow Mountain Reports and Papers, 1980-1993.
Dates: 1980-1993

Southern Appalachian Ministry in Higher Education Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-523
Scope and Contents These records document the activities of the Southern Appalachian Ministry in Higher Education from 1973-1980. They also highlight educational, social, economic, and religious issues shaping Appalachia during the 1970s. They include Board and committee minutes, correspondence, memos, project files, transcripts of interviews, surveys, newsletters, pamphlets, and articles on life in Appalachia. There are files on the boycott of the J.P. Stevens & Co. plant in Georgia.
Dates: 1972-1980

Southern Empowerment Project Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-450
Arrangement The records consist of four series: Series 1, Office Files, 1985-2000; Series 2, Publications: Grassroots Organizations; Series 3, Books; Series 4, Video Tapes.
Dates: 1985-2000

Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2
Identifier: AppMs-387
Scope and Contents "Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old-Time Music" was a 13-part radio series developed in the late 1980s by Rachel Anne Goodman, at the time an employee of Appalshop in Whitesburg, Kentucky. The series focused on women who were important to the development of country and old-time music and aired on public radio stations in 1990 and consists of interviews by Rachel Anne Goodman and segments of the artists’ music.There are also typed transcripts to tape 5 (Jean...
Dates: 1989-1990

Southside School PTA Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-508
Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series, as follows: Series 1, Administrative Files, 1927-1942, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1938-1958.
Dates: 1927-1958

Kenneth C. Spaulding Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-282
Scope and Contents The Kenneth C. Spaulding Photographs depict rural scenes and homes in Rabun Gap, Georgia; Ocoee, Tennessee; and Newfound Gap, Tennessee and North Carolina.
Dates: 1939 and undated

Speer Family Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 599
Arrangement Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1958-2001

Spencer Rex Gervin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-403
Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series, as follows, Series 1, Subject Files, 1903-1988 and undated and Series 2, Photographs, c. 1940s-c. 1960s. Oversized documents have been placed in a map folder and stored in the map cabinets by accession number.
Dates: 1903-1988

St. John’s Episcopal Church Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-416
Arrangement The collection is arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1930-1994 and undated; Series 2, Financial Records, 1928-1978; and Series 3, Memorabilia, 1905-1957 and undated.
Dates: 1905-1994 and undated

St. Paul's School Booklet

 Collection — Box H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-481
Scope and Contents The St. Paul's School booklet is a hand-written, sewn booklet (6½ x 4 inches) written in German. The booklet contains a description of the school's creation, names of the trustees, a list of subscribers and amounts pledged, rules and regulations of the school, and a report of the Synod Committee. Pages 1-3 Creation of St. Paul School Foundation Pages 4-5 Signatures of 15 men Page 5 Names of trustees ...
Dates: 1819 - 1821

Tim Stafford Collection

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-767
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Ray Stahl Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-546
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Ray Stahl's research materials regarding Johnson City history, events, and historic figures. Documentation includes collected articles, research notes, correspondence, speeches, writings, newsclippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1870-1996, undated

Stewart O. Keen and Virgil E. Keen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-663
Scope and Contents The Stewart O. Keen and Virgil E. Keen Papers consists primarily of correspondence written by brothers Stewart Jr. and Virgil Keen from Europe to their family in Mavisdale, Virginia during World War II. The 233 letters (including 68 V-mail letters) contain descriptions of the weather, European civilian life, Germany, France, Belgium, prices for items, and entertainment for enlisted men. Stewart Keen Jr. enclosed a German uniform insignia in one missive. The collection also includes a Blue Star...
Dates: 1917-1987, undated; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Stoneman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-697
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and personal records of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman; his wife, Hattie Frost Stoneman; and children, Eddie, Grace, John, Patsy, Billy, Jack, Gene, Dean, Scotty, Donna, Jimmy, Roni, and Van, whose music careers spanned eight decades. The collection includes audiocassettes, autobiographical sketches, awards, business records, CDs and DVDs, contracts, correspondence, discographies, documentary material for and final draft of "The Stonemans: An Appalachian...
Dates: 1924-2008

Stoney Creek Baptist Church Minutes

 Collection — Box H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-502
Scope and Contents The Stoney Creek Baptist Church Records consist of photocopies of a typed transcript of the minutes of the church for the period 1841-1873. The minutes document the operation of the church at its regular business meetings and include such information as church finances, membership, baptisms and deaths, associational business, and related church activities.
Dates: 1841-1873

Stories on the Land Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-615
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Transcriptions, 1999-2000; and Series 2, Audiotape Recordings, 1999-2000.
Dates: 1999-2000