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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 636 Collections and/or Records:

Eileen Williams Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-358
Scope and Contents The Eileen Williams Collection consists of newspaper clippings and other types of materials which document Southern Appalachian history, ca. 1885-1990. Especially prominent is the history of the city of Kingsport, Tennessee, and of Sullivan County, Tennessee.
Dates: 1885-1990

Elizabethton Star Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-125
Scope and Contents The Elizabethton Star Negative Collection contains 4 x 5 and 2½ x 2½, black and white safety film negatives of pictures taken by the staff photographers for the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Five glass negatives have been kept with the collection.The negatives date from 1956 to 1968. The newspaper also kept in its files a few copy negatives made from older pictures which preserve earlier scenes in Elizabethton.The negatives concern the following subjects: news events;...
Dates: 1956-1968

Ella P. Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-657
Scope and Contents The Ella P. Buchanan Papers document Mrs. Buchanan’s family and personal life, as well as that of some of her illustrious ancestors in the Sevier, Brown, Pierce, and Embree families. With documents spanning across three centuries (1785-1999), the collection provides a rich source of research material for local and family history of Washington County and Tennessee.The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, scrapbooks, account books and ledgers, genealogical files,...
Dates: 1785-2002; undated

Ella V. Ross and May Ross McDowell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-369
Arrangement The collection is organized into three subgroups, as follows: Subgroup 1: Ella V. Ross Papers, 1920-1990 and undated; Subgroup 2: May Ross McDowell Papers, 1915-1988 and undated; and Subgroup 3: Audio-Visual Materials, c. 1910-1987 and undated.
Dates: 1910-1990 and undated

James Garvin Ellis Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-144
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 7000 black and white 4" x 5" negatives taken by James Ellis while he was chief photographer for the Johnson City Press-Chronicle. These negatives date from only two years of his service as Press-Chronicle photographer, 1958-60. A few of the negatives were identified as having been taken by a photographer named Huffine. These are as follows: 20573, 20580, 20581, 21229-21230, 21573-75, and 21634.Unfortunately, the negatives were not identified by Ellis, so...
Dates: July 1958-March 1960

James Tipton Ellis Journal

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-448
Scope and Contents The James Tipton Ellis Journal consists of a photocopy of the original journal used by Ellis for keeping personal and business accounts. Journal entries include information on Carter County, Tennessee marriages (some of which he performed as a justice of the peace) and deaths, as well as for purchases of goods.
Dates: 1895-1910

Richard F. Ellis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-762
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Emanuel Lutheran Church [Washington County, Tennessee] Records

 Collection — Box C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-143
Scope and Contents The Emanuel Lutheran Church Records consists of photocopies of lists of communicants, baptisms, confirmants and of those attending catechism. There are also some church minutes, including decisions about financial matters, election of church officials and teaching catechism in English rather than Dutch. Lists of baptisms includes information about the persons' parents and date of birth.Also included with the church records are photocopies of property deeds which seem to have...
Dates: 1982

Embree Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-61
Scope and Contents The collection includes consists of photocopies of manuscript transcriptions of correspondence from Evan Embree, who resided on the Nolichucky River, to his uncle, Abner Elleman of Bush River, South Carolina. The correspondence deals primarily with Quaker theology and some family and local news.
Dates: 1780 - 1979

Empire Furniture Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-737
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1880-2004

Ernest D. Acker Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-161
Scope and Contents The Acker collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, medical records, service records and related materials, manuscripts and notes, Republican mailing lists and related materials, petitions and appeals, personal reference letters, photographs, disabled veteran materials, Roosevelt speeches, certificates of gratitude, materials related to atheism, sales brochures regarding invention protection, a canceled check from Reader's Digest, resumes, household bills, legal documents, survey maps,...
Dates: 1934-1983

Erwin Citizens Awareness Network (ECAN) Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-870
Scope and Contents Public information on Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. and the Swedish waste processor Studsvik, Inc. gathered by Erwin Citizens Awareness Network (ECAN) as part of the group's watchdog activities. While the primary focus of the documents is the uranium downblending facility in Erwin, Tennessee, the collection also includes materials on similar facilities elsewhere.
Dates: 1957 - 2015

Wayne Estes Collection

 Collection — Other 3 boxes
Identifier: AppMs-734
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1966-1981, 1994-1996

Joyce Ann Ely Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-705
Scope and Contents The collection includes the personal diaries and photographs of Joyce Ann Ely Evans, dating from 1975-2005. Evans documented the minutia of her everyday life in words and photographs.
Dates: 1975-2005

Evelyn Bryan Johnson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 605
Arrangement The collection is arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1953-2002 and undated; Series 2, Memorabilia, 1931-2001 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1930-1996 and undated.

This collection also consists of some unprocessed letters, photographs and memorabilia. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1930 - 2002

Evelyn Gaunt McDonald Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 70
Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series: Series 1, Photographic Prints 1892-1922 (divided into two subseries: Subseries 1.1, Gaunt and McDonald Family Members, 1892-1922; and Subseries 1.2, Other Prints, 1900-18), and Series 2, Johnson City Garden Club Yearbooks, 1947-78.
Dates: 1892-1978

Fannie A. Fain Diaries

 Collection — Box C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-133
Scope and Contents The Fannie A. Fain Diaries consist of photocopies of two handwritten diaries, plus a typed transcription of the first diary. The first one covers the period of the Civil War and dates from November 26, 1863 through March 19, 1865; and the second one covers the latter part of her life dating from March 6, 1867 to March 6, 1898. The first diary gives a glimpse of daily life in upper East Tennessee during the Civil War. She specifically mentions events at Zollicoffer (now Bluff City,...
Dates: 1863 - 1898

Faw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-010
Scope and Contents The Faw Family Papers focus on the history of the family in the years from 1830 through 1974. Included in the collection is correspondence among family members, land transactions in Ashe County, North Carolina, wills of various family members, and Faw genealogy.
Dates: 1817-1974, undated

Edward R. Feagins Memoir

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-431
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Feagins Memoir consists of a photocopied 105-page typescript reminiscence of the donor's experiences as a private soldier in the United States Army during World War II. The reminiscence documents Feagins basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama (October 1943-February 1944); his journey on a transport ship from Newport News, Virginia, to North Africa; his combat experiences in Italy and France (May 1944-March 1945) as a private first class in Company E, 143rd Infantry, 36th...
Dates: circa 1993

Federation of Communities in Service (FOCIS) accrual

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2019-015
Dates: 1966-2017, undated

Federation of Communities in Service (FOCIS) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-526
Arrangement The collection is arranged in six series, as follows: Series 1, Glenmary Years Files, 1959-1967 and undated; Series 2, Organizational Records, 1967-2006 and undated; Series 3, Project and Grant Files, 1967-2005 and undated; Series 4, Book Files and Research Materials, 1944-2006 and undated; Series 5, Photographs and Photographic Scrapbooks, 1948-2006; and Series 6, Audio-Visual Materials, 1966-2001 and undated.
Dates: 1944-2006

Fidel J. González Typescript

 Collection — Box K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-843
Scope and Contents The typescript is titled Life History of Hon. Walter P. Brownlow and Historical Data the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1901-1955. Most of the Brownlow information appears to be cribbed from other documents such as the memorial addresses delivered in the House of Representatives. The greater portion of the typescript consists of information about what is now the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center and includes descriptions of the grounds,...
Dates: 1955

Finley Patterson Curtis Papers

 Collection — Box 1-7
Identifier: AppMs-81
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, General Store Records and Series 2, Miscellaneous Business Records. Miscellaneous loose work sheets and receipts have been removed from the volumes and placed in a single file folder at the end of Series 2. The items are identified as to the volume from which they were removed.
Dates: 1888-1921

First Federal Savings and Loan Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-562
Scope and Contents The First Federal Savings and Loan Association Records document the business activities of this Johnson City bank, primarily for the period between the mid-1930s and the 1970s. The collection includes administrative records, audit reports, bank examiner questionnaires, financial reports, monthly business reports, income paid to customers and employees, tax reports, newspaper clippings, and historical information about the bank.
Dates: 1935-1982

First Presbyterian Church (USA) Photographs

 Collection — Other 1 folder in Box 4
Identifier: AppMs-279
Scope and Contents Five of the photographs depict scenes in and around the church's Micaville, North Carolina mission. The other two depict church members.
Dates: undated

First Tennessee-Virginia Development District Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-85
Arrangement The collection is arranged in 3 series: Series 1, Minutes, April 1966-October 1980; Series 2, Subject Files, March 1965-May 1980; Series 3, Publications, June 1967-August 1980. Series 3 includes 3 subseries: Subseries 3.1, Reports and Program Plans, 1967-1980; Subseries 3.2, Studies and Surveys, 1971-1980; and Subseries 3.3, Newsletters and Public Relations, 1967-1980.
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Fitzgerald Family Papers

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-201
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is composed of poems of Christian and personal themes. Also included are a cash book covering the years 1897 to 1930, correspondence from 1922, and a 1925 map of Johnson City. It is not entirely clear if all the poems were composed by the same person.
Dates: 1897 - 1931

Hayes B. Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-248
Scope and Contents The Hayes B. Fleming Papers contain business correspondence, architectural plans, drawings, and blueprints of residences, churches, shopping centers, government buildings, and businesses. Also contained in this collection are family papers including correspondence, newspaper clippings, and military, health, and employment records of the Fleming family. The photographs in this collection include family photographs, architectural site photographs, and photographs of unidentified people and...
Dates: 1898-1981

Toby Forbes Interview

 Collection — Audiotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-263
Scope and Contents The Toby Forbes Interview consists of one interview recorded on one audio cassette tape. Mildred Kozsuch interviewed Forbes. The interview consists of Forbes' recollections about her upbringing on a farm, discussion of her literary characters, and reading from her writings.
Dates: undated

Fork Mountain Baptist Church Radio Broadcast

 Collection — Audiotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-183
Scope and Contents The 60 minute audiocassette recording is a compilation of excerpts from a local, gospel radio broadcast. Burleson recorded the broadcasts over several Sundays. The particular program and gospel performers are not identified on the recording. The program was likely broadcast from Elizabethton or Carter County vicinity and featured performers from the Fork Mountain Baptist Church in Tiger Valley. Gospel songs are interspersed with commentary and lists of individuals requesting prayer. The musical...
Dates: undated