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James William Norris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-382

Scope and Contents

The James William Norris Collection consists of two boxes containing land grants, surveys, deeds, wills, receipts, correspondence, pension records, research notes, and photographs that document the Norris, Haun, McInturff, Swingle, Brown, Sevier, and Kuhn family genealogies.


  • 1777-1987


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


1.00 linear feet

2.00 Boxes

1.00 folder(s)


The material is arranged into three series: Series 1 Historical Papers-Photocopies and Research Notes, 1777-1981; Series 2, Historical Papers, 1821-1987; and Series 3, Scrapbook Materials, 1789-1975.

Method of Acquisition

The James William Norris Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by James W. Norris on May 1, 1991. An addendum was appended to the collection on August 7, 1992.

Processing Information

B. Altizer, L. Yeary, J. Stinson and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers on October 22, 1992.
B. Altizer, L. Yeary, J. Stinson and Scott Schwartz
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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