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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 648 Collections and/or Records:

John Goodin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-482
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia created or collected by John Goodin. There is a particular emphasis on Goodin’s World War II military service with the United States Army, including correspondence from friends and family at home in East Tennessee. Goodin was also a railroad enthusiast and collected photographs and railroad ephemera, especially that of the Clinchfield Railroad and other Southeastern United States rail lines. Other Goodin family members...
Dates: 1872 - 1999

Gordon Aronhime Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-488
Arrangement

Material is organized as a single series and is arranged first alphabetically by subject or material type and then chronologically with undated material following dated material.

Dates: 1837-1981

Mabel and Quinty Gouge Interview

 Collection — Audiotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-327
Scope and Contents

The Mabel and Quinty Gouge interview focuses on the history of the Gouge family in western North Carolina. The interview was conducted by Ernest Burleson, with Ruth Cole. The Gouges discussed the Gouge (Geouge) family of western North Carolina. Quinty Gouge sang an old English ballad, the first line of which is "There Once Was a Woman in London." She also recited poetry.

Dates: 2 June 1988

Grandparents Oral History Project (Andrew Johnson Elementary School, Kingsport, Tennessee)

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 746
Scope and Contents The Grandparents Oral History Project began as a result of a conference that Andrew Johnson Elementary School (Kingsport, Tennessee) teacher Betty White attended at ETSU in October 1976. Guest speaker Alex Haley told how the saga of Roots would have gone unwritten if he had not taken the time to sit on the front steps of his grandmother’s home as she recalled stories from his family's past. He reminded the group that now was the time to start collecting local and family histories before they...
Dates: 1977-2002

"Granny Hackle" Typescript

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-779
Scope and Contents

The typescript is a photocopy of the folk tale "Granny Hackle" about a medicine woman in East Tennessee.

Dates: undated

Gray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-483
Scope and Contents

The Gray Family Papers consist of deeds, financial records, photographs and tintypes, a recipe ledger, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting activities of J. S. Gray and family, 1894-1930.

Dates: 1894-1930

C.L. and Joy Grindstaff Collection

 Collection — Other 1 DVD, 1 beta
Identifier: AppMs-765
Abstract

All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.

Dates: 1983

Guinn Family Letters

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-699
Abstract

All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.

Dates: 1900-1965

Lucy Gump Thesis Research Papers

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-364
Scope and Contents The Lucy Gump Thesis Research Papers contain photographic copies of personal property inventories and wills of individuals who resided in Washington County between 1773 and 1796. These records document the property acquisition and ownership patterns of individuals living in the East Tennessee region prior to Tennessee's statehood in 1796. In addition to these records, there are "backup papers" and a computer printout that contain statistical analyses of specific types of acquisition...
Dates: 1989

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 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
Abstract

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...
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...
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...
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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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 — Oversize box B: Series Series 1; Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 2, Oversize 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...
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...
Dates: 1864-1881

Robert (Jack) Higgs Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-419
Abstract

All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.

Dates: 1993