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Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0069

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.


  • 1974-1996


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


2.75 linear feet

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The recordings are arranged in the order in which they were received.

Method of Acquisition

The Charles Gunter, Jr. Collection was given to the Archives of Appalachia on January 15, 1980 by East Tennessee State University professor Charles Gunter, Jr. Additional recordings were donated by Gunter in May of 1995 and 1996.

Processing Information

Processing was completed by Anne Sims, and the collection was opened for research on January 23, 1980. The Finding Aid was revised in 1991 by Marie Tedesco and in 1996 by Norma Myers.

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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