Mary McCracken Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 609
Scope and Contents
The Mary McCracken Collection contains newspaper clippings, advertisements, notes and references, and a draft of the book Grandpappy Ump. The collection also contains files on Cades Cove as well as an audio tape and video tape. Grandpappy Ump is a fictional work based on the Cades Cove community and the formation of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The formation of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park displaced a number of families and ultimately displaced the Cades Cove community.
- 1994-2002 and undated
- McCracken, Mary (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
0.50 linear feet (.5 linear foot, 1 audiotape, 1 videotape)
1.00 Video recordings
1.00 Sound recordings
The collection spans from 1994 to 2002 and is divided into two series, as follows, Series 1, Subject Files, 2001 and undated, and Series 2, Audiovisual Materials, 1994 and undated.
Method of Acquisition
The Mary McCracken Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Mary McCracken, Herndon, Virginia, on May 1, 2002.
The book Grandpappy Ump by Mary McCracken has been removed from the collection and catalogued into Special Collections.
This collection was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in January 2007.
- Cades Cove (Tenn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Great Smoky Mountain National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (document genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Brianne Johnson
- Language of description