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Edwin C. Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-466
Scope and Contents The Edwin C. Alexander Papers consists primarily of the personal papers of Alexander's father, E. C. (Crawford) Alexander, Sr. and includes correspondence, newsclippings (copies), legal documents, a scrapbook (copy), and miscellaneous printed matter related to his personal and civic affairs as a prominent businessman and civic leader in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Included is material documenting his efforts to bring the rayon plants of American Bemberg Corporation and American Glanzstoff...
Dates: 1902-1968

Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-464
Scope and Contents The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
Dates: 1849-1904, 1948, 1962, 1972

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-567
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and the Linville River Railway through company records, publications, maps, oral history interviews, films, videotapes, and photographs. The materials date from 1883-2005, but predominantly 1910s-1950. This collection provides a comprehensive visual record of the ET&WNC RR. The written record highlights various aspects of the railroad’s operation. The research value of this collection...
Dates: 1883-2005; 1910-1950

Elizabethton Star Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-125
Scope and Contents The Elizabethton Star Negative Collection contains 4 x 5 and 2½ x 2½, black and white safety film negatives of pictures taken by the staff photographers for the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Five glass negatives have been kept with the collection.The negatives date from 1956 to 1968. The newspaper also kept in its files a few copy negatives made from older pictures which preserve earlier scenes in Elizabethton.The negatives concern the following subjects: news events;...
Dates: 1956-1968

Hoover Day Parade Tape

 Collection — Item: 1
Identifier: AppMs-354
Scope and Contents

One VHS tape copied from a 3 1/2 minute film of the October 6, 1928 campaign parade by Republican presidential candidate Herbert C. Hoover in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The recording depicts scenes along the parade route on Elk Avenue and West Main, ending at Harmon Field.

Dates: October 6, 1928

Johnson City Press Newsclippings

 Collection — other: 7 oversized folders
Identifier: AppMs-291
Scope and Contents The Johnson City Press newsclippings consist of clipped newspaper articles maintained by Johnson City Press staff writers and reporters on local, regional and national topics. Also included are daily and by-line columns of the paper. Lists of articles written on envelopes which contained the clippings have been kept and filed with the appropriate subject. Three oversize folders are listed at the end of the box/folder list. These folders contain clippings removed from the boxes. Each folder...
Dates: 1936-1987; Majority of material found in 1967-1987

Johnson City Rephotography Project

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-873
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eighty (80) 13x19 black and white photographic prints made by visiting professor Joshua Greer's advanced photography class. Students chose negatives from the Burr Harrison photographs and restaged the photographs at the original location. Most of the photographs were taken in Johnson City, Tennessee, with a few from Jonesborough, Tennessee and one from Elizabethton, Tennessee.

Dates: 2016

Ridley Wills East Tennessee Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-847
Scope and Contents

Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.

Dates: 1906-1996, undated