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Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

James Agee Film Project Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-471
Scope and Contents The James Agee Film Project Photographs consist of a number of historical photographs and negatives from the northeastern area of Tennessee that were donated to or copied by the film project from local Tennessee families and businesses. The images document life in the region during the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Included are images of Johnson City, Jonesborough, and Washington County showing East Tennessee families, residences, businesses, agriculture, landscapes,...
Dates: 1875 - 1956; Majority of material found in 1950-1951; Other: Date acquired: 1995-07-11

Jeanne M. Rasmussen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-352
Scope and Contents The Jeanne M. Rasmussen Collection contains both manuscript and photographic materials. Manuscript materials include personal correspondence and financial records; drafts of chapters from Rasmussen's unpublished manuscript on coal mining; essays written by Rasmussen on coal mining and other topics relating to Appalachia; and clippings and scrapbook materials on coal mining, the UMWA, and Rasmussen's writing and photography. The photographic prints depict Appalachian men, women, and children;...
Dates: 1947-2009; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974