Steven Craig Hurd Map Collection
Scope and Contents
This Stephen Craig Hurd Map Collection consists of framed and unframed maps, primarily of Tennessee and bordering states. In addition to the paper maps, there is a set of drinking glasses printed with a map of Tennessee. Most of the maps were originally found in atlases, but the collection also includes pictorial maps and road maps. Stephen Hurd framed and matted the maps.
- Creation: 1785-2008, undated
- Hurd, Stephen Craig, 1959-2013 (Collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Thirty-four (34) maps of Tennessee have been digitized and added to ETSU's Digital Commons. They can be viewed here: Steven Craig Hurd Map Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply.
34.15 linear feet (Seventeen (17) flat boxes; one (1) large framed map; three (3) oversize folders)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The maps were bequeathed to the Archives of Appalachia by Stephen Craig Hurd. Accession number 2013-027.
The following books were cataloged for the Archives of Appalachia book collection:
Hart, Joseph C. An Abridgement of Geographical Exercises for Practical Examinations on Maps. New York: Samuel S. and William Wood, 1826.
History of Tennessee: From the Earliest Time to the Present…. Chicago and Nashville: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1887
Mitchell, S. Augustus. The New Primary Geography: Illustrated by Twenty Colored Maps and Embellished with a Hundred Engravings. Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Co., 1870.
Morris, Easton. The Tennessee Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary. Nashville: The Gazetteer Press, 1971.
Morse, Jedidiah. Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal Geography. Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1818.
Phelan, James. School History of Tennessee. Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Co., 1889.
Preston, Thomas W. Historical Sketches of the Holston Valleys. Kingsport, Tennessee: Kingsport Press, 1926.
Ramsey, J.G.M. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century. Kingsport, Tennessee: Kingsport Press, 1926.
Rand McNally Pocket World Atlas. New York, NY: Pocket Books, Inc., 1951
Tennessee Valley Authority. The Scenic Resources of the Tennessee Valley: A Descriptive and Pictorial Inventory. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938.
Worcester, J.E. An Historical Atlas Containing the Following Charts…. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Company, 1826.
Jen Bingham completed processing in September 2018.
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