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Appalachian Alliance Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0524
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1975-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Publications, 1977-1983.

Dates: 1975-1983

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0025
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

Brian Chisom Research Paper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0357
Scope and Contents

The Brian Chisom Research Paper is a 23-page research paper and an accompanying 90-minute audio cassette tape recording of commercially produced folk songs that depict the poverty of Appalachia. The paper describes economic, political, and educational issues surrounding the attempts to "revitalize" Appalachia by the federal government during the 1960s.

Dates: 1989

Ella P. Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0657
Scope and Contents The Ella P. Buchanan Papers document Mrs. Buchanan’s family and personal life, as well as that of some of her illustrious ancestors in the Sevier, Brown, Pierce, and Embree families. With documents spanning across three centuries (1785-1999), the collection provides a rich source of research material for local and family history of Washington County and Tennessee.The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, scrapbooks, account books and ledgers, genealogical files,...
Dates: 1785-2002; undated

Maxine Kenny Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0461
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1, Subject Files, 1971-82 and undated and Series 2, Program Materials, 1984-88 and undated. The latter series is arranged in two sub-series: Series 2.1, Printed Material, 1985-88 and undated and Series 2.2, Audio Recordings, 1984-87 and undated.

Dates: 1971-1988 and undated