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Range Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0126

Scope and Contents

The Range Family Papers include genealogical information on the Range family, deeds, family and business papers, clippings on Johnson City and the surrounding area, and photographs of Range family members, friends, and places of interest.


  • 1790-2000 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


12.50 linear feet (19 boxes, 6 oversized folders, 712 Photographs, 14 Negatives, and 3 contact sheets)

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The collection is divided into three series according to document type as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1790-2000 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1849-1941 and undated; Series 3, Photographs, 1880-1974, and undated.

Method of Acquisition

The Range Family Papers were donated to the archives by the children of Harry G. Range, Jr., through his daughter, Jeanne Range Diller of Harrisonburg, Virginia on August 17, 1982. The collection was opened for research in late 1982.

Accruals and Additions

Additional materials were donated by Mary Ann Range, Johnson City, Tennessee, and Jeanne Ray Henson, Kings Mountain, North Carolina, on August 21, 2000.

Separated Materials

A street map of Johnson City, Tennessee, circa 1940, was added to the Archives of Appalachia map collection.

Processing Information

Mildred Kozsuch processed the original donation in 1982.

Mildred Kozsuch
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA