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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 640 Collections and/or Records:

William S. Trent Collection

 Collection — Other Videotape 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 332
Scope and Contents The William S. Trent Collection is a videotape recording, approximately two hours in length, which consists of three distinct sections. The first part is a recording of an outdoor "ballad swap" held at an unidentified location in Mars Hill, North Carolina, on October 1, 1988. Most of the performers and songs performed are unidentified; most of the singers performed a cappella, but a few accompanied themselves on guitar. The second part is a recording of Shelia Kay Adams singing and telling...
Dates: 1988

William Sullivan Ledgers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-87
Scope and Contents The collection reflects aspects of William Sullivan's life, family history, and business 1864-1911. Sullivan's letter from a camp near Fredricksburg, Virginia in 1864 describes his attitude towards the Civil War in that year. Copies of pages from his 1879 ledger outline his police duties for that year and detail his genealogy. (Some copies are illegible.) His 1911 ledger lists accounts for the Mitchell Powers Company and reflects church and business construction for the year 1911.
Dates: 1864-1911

William T. Becker Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-Acc 688
Arrangement All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1950s-1970s

Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-311
Scope and Contents The Andrew Jackson Williams Papers consist of a photocopy of Williams' sixty-page handwritten reminiscence of his military service as a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Written over a period of several months, beginning on June 23, 1908 and continuing at least through May 27, 1909, the reminiscence is a summary of Williams' service in the 62nd Tennessee Infantry and the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry from the winter of 1863-64 to his return home after being paroled in North...
Dates: 1908-1910

Windsor Hotel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-269
Scope and Contents The Windsor Hotel Records consist primarily of pencil sketches of highway signs used for advertising the hotel between the 1930s and the 1950s. There are also a few letters concerning a possible loan; a list of signs and their locations; a door card from a hotel room; a hand-drawn street map of downtown Johnson City, Tennessee; and a sample of hotel stationery.
Dates: 1934-1956, undated

Nat T. Winston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-178
Scope and Contents The Nathaniel Taylor Winston Collection contains personal correspondence, land deeds, diploma, bonds, summons, South Carolina State Tax Notice and memorabilia documenting the activities of Nathaniel T. Winston between 1900 and 1961. Business and personal activities of both the Winston and Taylor families between 1781 and 1967 also are included. The papers also contain a collection of historical documents, including a letter from John Sevier, correspondence from Taylor, Taylor and Pepper...
Dates: 1781-1967

WKPT Collection

 Collection — Other 9 boxes
Identifier: 500-Acc 683
Arrangement All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1970-1994

Woman's Diary

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-844
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...
Dates: 1888

World War II in East Tennessee Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 268
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Photographic Prints; and Series 2, Other Materials. All the photographic prints are included in Series 1, with the balance of the materials included in Series 2. Two oversize posters have been placed in oversize folders in the map cabinets according to accession number.
Dates: 1985

WSJK-TV Programs

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-89
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