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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 633 Collections and/or Records:

Clifford A. Maxwell Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-297
Arrangement The Maxwell photographs are divided into two series: Series 1, Negatives, and Series 2, Prints. Additional unprocessed materials are available. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1940-1986

Coal Employment Project (CEP) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-355
Scope and Contents The CEP records document not only the daily operations of the organization but also the extensive activities the organization undertook in its support of women miners. Among the types of documents contained in the collection are financial ledgers and balance sheets; grant proposals; personnel leave and hiring records; correspondence between CEP staff members in their different offices; agenda and programs for the CEP national conferences of women miners; audio and videotapes concerning...
Dates: 1977-1991

Kenton Coe Papers (unprocessed)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-706
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1951-2006

J. B. Collins Photographs

 Collection — Other 1 folder in Box 3
Identifier: AppMs-446
Scope and Contents The J. B. Collins Photographs collection consists of 79 black and white photographic images (4" x 5") on 20 contact sheets depicting serpent-handling church services at the Dolley Pond Church of God with Signs Following at Birchwood, Tennessee, and the Faith Tabernacle at LaFollette, Tennessee, c. 1945. Included are scenes of members being arrested at the Dolley Pond church and scenes at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Dates: circa 1945

Colored Educational Board of Wise County [Virginia] Letters

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-820
Scope and Contents Four letters from representatives of Cranes Nest Coal & Coke Co., South and Western Railway Co. and Clinchfield Coal Corporation concerning the Colored Educational Board of Wise County, Virigina. The 1904 letters to George L. Carter concern a deed "executed by the Virginia Iron, Coal & Coke Company to the Trustees of the Colored Educational Board of the Clinch Valley Division." The 1917 letters relate to the file "Colored Educational Board of Wise County: GC-1702" apparently held by the...
Dates: 1904, 1917

Communications Workers of America, East Tennessee Office Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-63
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, General Office Files and Series 2, Training Materials. Series 2 is divided into two subseries: Subseries 2.1, CWA Leader Information and Subseries 2.2, Steward Training Material.
Dates: 1959-1979

Congregation B'nai Sholom Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-83
Scope and Contents The B'nai Sholom Congregation Records consists of administrative records; correspondence; financial records; and publications of the congregation and its auxiliaries. The collection is comprised of material dating from 1905-1983, but the bulk of the material falls between 1945 and 1965. Gaps in the collection include the following: There are no minutes prior to 1942 and after 1966 There is no correspondence prior to 1927; from 1930-43; or from 1944-46. Little exists...
Dates: 1905 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965

Congress for Appalachian Development: Gordon Ebersole Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-74
Arrangement The collection includes maps, publications, and numerous photographs. Maps have been stored with the archives' map collection and photographs in the photographic storage area. Frequently used publications have been placed in the archives' vertical file for more immediate accessibility. Other publications remain with the collection.The addition contains material which falls within the following existing series/subseries: Subseries 1.3, Congress for Appalachian Development Activities...
Dates: 1929-1977

Cooke and Day Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-766
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scans and copies of two letters to Mrs. Paul (Lettie) Williams in Shulls Mill, North Carolina from Mrs. J.D. Loizeaux (possibly Catherine Lorraine) of Plainfield, New Jersey. The letters are primarily concerned with the purchase of handcrafted articles; Mrs. Loizeaux seems to be a patron of sorts.

There is also a scan and a copy of an original song "The North Carolina Hills" written by Jennie Townsend Cooke.
Dates: 1936-1937, 1963

Cynthia A. Cornwell Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-330
Scope and Contents The eight audio cassettes which make up the collection contain nine interviews of individuals who had knowledge of either Milligan College or persons instrumental in Milligan's development as a Christian, liberal arts school. Cornwell conducted seven of the interviews, while Oris Hyder conducted the remaining two interviews. These interviews, along with six additional interviews were conducted by Cornwell as part of her thesis research on the history of Milligan College. The thesis, "Beside the...
Dates: 1987

Council of Nursing of Upper East Tennessee Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-75
Arrangement The collection is arranged in four series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1972-1976; Series 2, Financial Records, 1972-1977; Series 3, Correspondence, 1971-1977; and Series 4, Publications and Programs, 1973-1975.
Dates: 1972-1977

Council on Appalachian Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-101
Scope and Contents The papers of the Council on Appalachian Women reflect the council's day to day operation from 1977 to 1981, interaction with other organizations on issues concerning Appalachian women, collection of reference material on women and Appalachia, presentation of humanities forums from 1978 to 1980, and publication of the Appalachian Women magazine. The first two executive directors, Jeanne Hoffman and Constance Mahoney, created most of the papers; however, the collection contains scattered papers...
Dates: 1958 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1981

Grover C. Cox Letters

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-866
Content Description The Grover Cox Letters are a collection of letters written to Grover Cox of Kingsport, Tennessee, primarily while he was stationed at Camp Blanding, Florida during World War II. The collection contains over two hundred handwritten letters written by his mother, Georgia Cox; his brother, Glenn Cox; other family members; and friends from home and the military. Topics include his family’s health and worklife along with news about friends and neighbors in Kingsport.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-763
Arrangement The collection is arranged in six series, as follows: Series 1, Correspondence, 1889-1988 and undated; Series 2, Family Business and Financial Records, 1867-1975 and undated; Series 3, Cox, et. al. Law Practice Records, 1893-1951 and undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1896-2005 and undated; Series 5, Memorabilia and Scrapbooks, 1896-2004 and undated; and Series 6, Photographs, Postcards, and Photograph Albums, 1906-1970 and undated.
Dates: 1867 - 2005

Hobart Crabtree Tapes (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other Box 2
Identifier: AppMs-555
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Benjamin J. Cramer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-490
Scope and Contents The Benjamin J. Cramer Collection contains research done by Cramer on the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway (CC&O) and its operations around the communities of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and Bumpass Cove, Tennessee. The research includes an interview with Jack Hawkins, who worked for CC&O for forty years, photographic prints of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and one VHS videotape about the Bumpass Cove landfill.
Dates: circa 1995-1996

Samuel N. Cramer, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-405
Scope and Contents The Samuel N. Cramer, Jr. Papers consist of correspondence, account ledgers, research notes and note cards, sermons, and newsclippings documenting Cramer's ministerial work in Appalachia.
Dates: 1929-1985

Pollyanna Creekmore Collection

 Collection — Other In Box 3
Identifier: AppMs-459
Scope and Contents The Pollyanna Creekmore Collection consists of eighteen photographs taken by Hugh Lunsford, a photographer for the Knoxville (Tennessee) Journal, during a tour with Pollyanna Creekmore in the early 1970s. The photographs depict historic sites and historical markers in Carter County and Sullivan County, Tennessee.
Dates: circa 1970-1975

Crumley Family Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-801
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two general store account ledgers for Crumley Bros. (Brown’s Mill) and one W.D. Gray gristmill cash ledger (Flourville).
Dates: 1908-1929

Cumberland Mountain Media Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-731
Arrangement The interviews are arranged alphabetically by interviewee name or subject.
Dates: 1972 - 1973

Dale K. Larkin Collection

 Collection — Box 1-5
Identifier: AppMs-287
Arrangement Since there was no discernible arrangement to the collection, the collection was divided into six series as follows: Series 1, Organizational, Legal, and Financial Documents; Series 2, Training Programs and Special Projects; Series 3, Incoming Correspondence; Series 4, United Inter-Mountain Telephone; Series 5, Publications; and Series 6, Memorabilia.
Dates: 1959-1985; Majority of material found in 1975-1985

Daniel Calloway Biographical Material

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-652
Scope and Contents The Daniel Calloway Collection consists of historical research conducted by Betty J. Cox about her grandfather, Daniel Calloway, the first marshal of Erwin, Tennessee. The collection includes a biographical sketch of Calloway prepared by Cox for a talk at a meeting at the Unicoi County Historical Association, as well as photocopies of supporting documents and copy prints of family photographs.
Dates: 1876 - 2003

Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-136
Scope and Contents The Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection consists of photocopies of obituaries, a family history, and a letter, as well as print and negative copies of five photographs. All pertain to the McCoy family.
Dates: 1907-1971

Dante History Project Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-538
Scope and Contents The Dante History Project Records collection consists of materials gathered as part of a community-based research effort in 1997-1998 to document the history of Dante, Va. Among the material types contained in the collection are oral history interview recordings, typed transcripts, and negative photographic images. Subjects covered in the collection include railroad and coal mining development and operations, education, farming, health issues, segregation, religious activities, and various...
Dates: 1890-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution-John Sevier Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-20
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1908-1972 and undated; Series 2, Activities’ Records, 1918-1979 and undated; Series 3, Publications, 1932-1987 and undated; and Series 4, Miscellaneous Reports, Pamphlets, and Certificates, 1924-86 and undated.
Dates: 1908-1987

Daughters of the American Revolution-Sarah Hawkins Chapter Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-552
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Administrative Files, 1944-1964, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, 1943-1998.

Material in each series is arranged in chronological order. An oversized newspaper found loose in the scrapbook collection has been removed and housed in a map folder and filed in the map cabinet by accession number.
Dates: 1923-1998

David and Henry Ferguson Mathematics Copy Books

 Collection — Box E (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-250
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two mathematics copy books, one belonging to Henry Ferguson and one belonging to David Ferguson. They contain numerous mathematical word, fraction, square root, and multiplication problems that were copied between 1826 and 1830. The Fergusons are believed to have been residents of Washington County, Tennessee.
Dates: 1826-1830

David Brooks Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 601
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of publication or title of article.
Dates: 1960-1981 and undated; Other: Date acquired: 2002-02-12

David Larry Nave Video Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-304
Scope and Contents The David Larry Nave Video Recordings consist of videotapes of folk culture in Southern Appalachia and a small amount of supporting material. The tapes depict E.C. and Orna Ball, two old-time country musicians from Rugby, Virginia; Lynn and Morris, two singer-comedians; and Willard and Ora Watson, a toy maker and a quilter from Deep Gap, North Carolina. The tapes are arranged alphabetically by name of the subject of the videos. The supporting material includes a copy of a National Endowment...
Dates: 1967-1976

David Morris Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-6
Identifier: AppMs-321
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Vietnam War Protest, 1952-1969; and Series 2, Domestic Protest, 1959-1969. The first series covers protests against the military draft and the Vietnam War. Series 2 consists of documents related to other protest movements.
Dates: 1952-1970; Majority of material found within 1964-1969