Archives of Appalachia
Found in 635 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Nat T. Winston Papers consist of documents from, by, and about the Taylor and Winston families of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The papers include correspondence, land deeds, diplomas, receipts, and other memorabilia. There are two documents concerning slaves held by family members.
Collection — Other 9 boxes
Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The diary is a small bound volume. Entries are brief and date from January 1, 1888 to September 17, 1888. The writer tracks local weather, events, visitors and routine activities such as sewing, cleaning and cooking. She seems to be away from her family as she notes when she corresponds with her parents and grandmother. The head of the household is named John and he travels frequently to Loudon [Tennessee] and once to Knoxville; there is a child named Eugene, possibly Eugene Hyden. Since the...
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection relate to the World War II (1941-45) work of the Holston Ordnance Works, Kingsport, Tennessee. Included in the collection are photographic prints of the works, photo exhibit captions from the ETSU history department exhibit on Holston, informational materials and posters.
Scope and Contents The WSJK-TV Collection consists of fifteen (15) videotapes of television programs that focus on the history and culture of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and western North Carolina. Most were produced for Outlook which, acccording to the introduction to the panel with Jesse Stuart, was a "special program designed to bring you happenings in and around East Tennessee."
Dates: 1971-1980, undated