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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 633 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.
Dates: 1974-1996

Guy Despard Goff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-527
Scope and Contents The Guy Despard Goff Collection consist of three bound volumes of typescript copies of correspondence, telegrams, and letters of congratulations related to Goff’s military and political career during and following World War I. Volume I consist of typescripts of personal letters written by Goff to his wife, Anne Baker Goff, between January and July 1919, when he was serving in France on the legal staff of American General John J. Pershing. The letters are edited versions of the...
Dates: 1919-1924

H. Phil Carr Family Papers

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-341
Scope and Contents The H. Phil Carr Family Papers consist of a rental agreement, deed abstract, and an indenture documenting the sale and purchase of Washington County property by the Carr family between 1792 and 1949. The rental agreement, dating April 15, 1900, documents the use of land on Cherokee Creek by J. S. Love and G. W. Greene.
Dates: 1900-1949

David Hall Collection

 Collection — Other 2 audiotapes
Identifier: AppMs-771
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-114
Scope and Contents The Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers consist of typescripts of her diary, 1863-64, and of letters written to her by her fiance, John Hall Hamilton, 1861-63. Their son, Joshua Pearre Hamilton, transcribed the diary and letters sometime in the early 20th century and added commentary to the diary entries. There is also a family history by J.P. Hamilton, a brief second-hand account of John Hall Hamilton's experience as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, a photocopy of a handwritten family...
Dates: 1861-1925, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Hannah’s, Inc. Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-573
Arrangement The records are arranged into three series, as follows: Series 1, Office Files, 1925-1981 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and oversized folder 1; Series 2, Ledgers, 1944-1980, oversized Box 3-4; and Series 3, Photographs, undated, Small Photograph Collection Box 7.
Dates: 1925-1981

Harold E. Hopkins Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 695
Arrangement The collection is arranged as one series in alphabetical order by subject heading.
Dates: 1945-1968

Harris Manufacturing Company Records and Harris Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-409
Arrangement Sub-Group 1 is arranged into 20 series organized by the records of the various individual companies as well as the Harris Foundation established by the Harris family. Photographs and film related to these enterprises has been housed in a separate Series 20. The Sub-Group 1 series are as follows: Series 1, Harris Manufacturing Company Records, 1903-1990 and undated; Series 2, Harris Flooring Company Records, 1912-1984 and undated; Series 3, Harris Hardwood Company Records, 1919-1984 and undated;...
Dates: 1850-1990 and undated

Harris Wayne Leonard Photographs

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 500-AppMs 654
Arrangement Arranged by location and subject, alphabetically.
Dates: circa 1915-1925

Harrison and Walker Land Documents

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-398
Scope and Contents The Harrison and Walker Family Land Documents contain trust deeds, warranty deeds, rental contracts, land surveys, a receipt, and water easement deeds documenting the purchase and sale of land between the Harrison and Walker families between 1876 and 1971.
Dates: 1876-1971

Burr Harrison Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-64
Scope and Contents The Burr Harrison Photographs consist of 380 photographic images (prints and negatives) depicting Johnson City and environs circa 1881-1958. The collection represents only a portion of Harrison's work, as much of it did not survive. The collection centers on photographs of commercial buildings in downtown Johnson City; industries, residences, apartment houses and churches in the city; buildings and activities at Mountain Home; and buildings at East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS). Some of...
Dates: 1881-1958

Harvey Lee Hughett Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-360
Scope and Contents The Harvey Lee Hughett Collection consists of 120 reel-to-reel tape recordings made between 1950 and 1977 of religious meetings at various East Tennessee churches, singing, "homecomings," folk music, and informal interviews with rural people.
Dates: 1957-1976

Robert M. Harvey Tape

 Collection — Videotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-444
Scope and Contents The video tape recording "Up with Goats," produced by Robert M. Harvey in 1992 and 1993, documents the efforts of the Toecane Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest to control unwanted plant species on the Round Bald of Roan Mountain during the period May-September 1992. Angora and alpine goats were confined in specific areas on Round Bald by using moveable solar-powered electric fences.
Dates: 1992 - 1993

Jean Haskell Papers (unprocessed)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-549
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Hassinger Lumber Company Videotape

 Collection — Videotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-484
Scope and Contents The Hassinger Lumber Company Collection consists of one VHS-videotape (70 minutes) on the history of the company (1880-1928), its lumber business in Pennsylvania and Virginia and involvement in the construction of rail lines in the latter state.
Dates: 1989

William Cary Hattan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-339
Scope and Contents The papers of William Cary Hattan focus primarily on his career as a railroad engineer and on his personal involvement in the construction of two railroads in the early 20th century: the Western Maryland Railway, which operated between Baltimore and Pittsburgh, and the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway (commonly known as the Clinchfield Railroad), which connected the coal fields of Southern Appalachia with the Atlantic coast ports, crossing the very difficult terrain of the Appalachian...
Dates: 1889-1940, undated

Haunt Masters Club

 Collection — Other Discs 1-6
Identifier: AppMs-788
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Hazel Scott Craft Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-384
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, news clippings, photographs, sheet music, original music compositions, audio recordings, book manuscripts, drafts of publications, short stories, poems, and original publications documenting the literary and personal career of Hazel Scott Craft, an East Tennessee poet and author.
Dates: 1940-1999

Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: AppMs-363
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection consists of correspondence, receipts, an agreement, and a reprint copy of a Confederate $1000 bond that were collected by the Henley family. The early correspondence describes Luther R. Henley's experiences as a soldier during the Mexican-American War and the receipts document many of his acquisitions while an East Tennessee farmer. The agreement describes the personal property that was to be acquired by Elizabeth J. Henley after her second husband's death.
Dates: 1803-1957

Henry M. Slagle Journal

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-725
Scope and Contents The Henry M. Slagle Journal is a single bound volume that reflects aspects of Slagle’s military service during the Civil War and postwar activities. The journal includes rolls of Company B, 8th Tennessee Calvary, consolidated roll of Companies B and G, and personal entries made by Slagle about the company’s activities. The remainder of the journal documents some of Slagle's postwar activities. Included among these pages are accounts of cobbler work that Slagle apparently did for individuals in...
Dates: 1864-1881

Henry Miller Land Grant

 Collection — Other Folder 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 791
Scope and Contents State of Tennessee land grant to Henry Miller for twenty-four acres in Sullivan County, 12 September 1829.
Dates: 1829

Robert (Jack) Higgs Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-419
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1993

Hiltons Folk Medicine Survey Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-544
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series: Series 1 contains 122 surveys of methods of self-treatment and home remedies and Series 2 contains 87 audio-taped interviews of individuals from Hiltons, Virginia. Each audio tape has been given an FMSR (Folk Medicine Survey Record) number.
Dates: 1992-1992

Hiram Fain Diary Transcript

 Collection — Box H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-463
Scope and Contents The transcript of the diary of Hiram Fain of Rogersville: an East Tennessee secessionist contains Fain's observations between October 21, 1850 and February 28, 1870. In the diary, Hiram Fain relates his day-to-day activities including planting and harvesting at Spring Vale Farm, legal activities such as preparing wills, working at the bank, and caring for livestock. He also describes weather conditions, astronomical events, an earthquake in 1861, the sale of slaves, the illness and death of...
Dates: 1994

Historical Newspapers Collection

 Collection — Other Folders 1-3
Identifier: AppMs-833
Arrangement The newspapers are foldered by title or by geographic location.
Dates: 1847-1907

Clarence W. Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-406
Scope and Contents The Clarence W. Hobson Collection consists of photocopies of newsclippings, correspondence, photographs, Hobson's memoir ("Appalachia Is My Home, a memoir"), miscellaneous autobiographical material and essays, and genealogical information related to the Hobson family. The material covers the period 1857-1993 and relates to Hobson's life experiences, along with material related to the Dosser family business interests.
Dates: 1857-1993

Hoffman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 811
Arrangement Materials are arranged alphabetically by type. Materials within folders are arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1815-1976

Holston Baptist Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-048
Scope and Contents The collection includes the minutes of association for the Holston Baptist Association meetings from the mid 1800s to 1904.
Dates: 1849-1913, undated

Holston Methodist Conference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-049
Scope and Contents The collection contains the published minutes of the annual Holston Conference, 1833-1840. Also included are published pamphlets dealing with the Methodist faith, and the Conference Messenger, 1827, as well as the magazine, Monthly Miscellany, August 1843.
Dates: 1820-1843

Hoover Day Parade Tape

 Collection — Item 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-354
Scope and Contents One 10-minute, VHS tape copied from film of the October 6, 1928 campaign parade by Republican presidential candidate Herbert C. Hoover in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The tape depicts scenes along the parade route on Elk Avenue and West Main, ending at Harmon Field. The quality of the tape is fair.
Dates: October 6, 1928