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Benjamin J. Cramer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0490

Scope and Contents

The Benjamin J. Cramer Collection contains research done by Cramer on the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway (CC&O) and its operations around the communities of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and Bumpass Cove, Tennessee. The research includes an interview with Jack Hawkins, who worked for CC&O for forty years, photographic prints of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and one VHS videotape about the Bumpass Cove landfill.


  • circa 1995-1996


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


0.15 linear feet (2 folders, 1 VHS videotape, 1 audiocassette tape)

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Method of Acquisition

The Benjamin J. Cramer Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Benjamin J. Cramer, Johnson City, Tenn., on June 13, 1996.

Accruals and Additions

Additions to the collection were donated on September 11, 1996, October 22, 1996, and

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in April 2007.

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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