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Charles Edwin Price Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0359

Scope and Contents

The Charles Edwin Price Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts (primarily in typescript), notes, photographs and slides, oral history interviews (audio cassettes) and transcripts, and miscellaneous ephemera documenting Price's research and writing interests. Such interests include the 1916 elephant hanging in Erwin, Tenn., the John Sevier Center fire in Johnson City, Tenn. (1989), and Appalachian ghost stories and ghostlore among others.


  • Creation: 1916-1992 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


2.00 linear feet

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in five series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1990-91; Series 2, Publications, 1986-91; Series 3, Research Files, 1916-91 and undated; Series 4, Writings, c. 1988-1992 and undated; and Series 5, Oral History Interviews, 1986-1990 and undated.

Method of Acquisition

The Charles Edwin Price Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia between 1990-92 by Charles Edwin Price, Erwin, Tenn., and opened to researchers in August 1997.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing in 1997.

Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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