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Susan H. Henry Collection of ET&WNC Railroad and ET&WNC Transportation Company Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-0719

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material pertaining to the early years of the ET&WNC Railroad and to the last years of the ET&WNC Transportation Company. ET&WNC Railroad material includes correspondence and other historical documents as well as articles about the railroad, photographs and postcards. The ET&WNC Transportation Company material includes marketing material, employee photographs, the Red Ball Motor Freight Offer to Purchase and a financial statement.


  • Creation: 1874-1977, undated

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.50 linear feet (1 legal document box; 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic, with the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad material preceding the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Transportation Company material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Susan H. Henry, Columbia, Maryland, on September 23, 2005, accession 2006-019, and on July 9, 2007, accession 2007-069.

Processing Information

The first accession was processed by Brianne Johnson and opened for research in March 2007. Jen Bingham reprocessed the material in May 2016 in order to incorporate the second accession.

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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