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Franklin P. Baxter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-175
Scope and Contents The Franklin P. Baxter Papers include numerous commercial publications in several different languages, legal documents, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and a periodical documenting the diverse collecting activities and interests of Franklin Baxter during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition to these documents there are several miscellaneous records that were incorporated into the Baxter Collection by the staff of the B. Carroll Reece Museum prior to the...
Dates: 1797-1931

Brabson Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-167
Arrangement The papers are arranged alphabetically by type of material. Please note that all five account books of African-Americans were kept together under the title "Freedman's Books," and placed alphabetically under the letter "F," even though the first two books' titles do not begin with the letter "F." The oversized certificates and photographs have been removed from the collection and placed in oversized storage by accession number. Five books have been removed also and cataloged into Special...
Dates: 1829 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1831 - 1880

Fred Waskiewicz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-514
Arrangement

The materials are arranged by alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1906-1968, undated

Gordon Aronhime Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-488
Arrangement

Material is organized as a single series and is arranged first alphabetically by subject or material type and then chronologically with undated material following dated material.

Dates: 1837-1981

Gray Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-483
Scope and Contents

The Gray Family Papers consist of deeds, financial records, photographs and tintypes, a recipe ledger, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting activities of J. S. Gray and family, 1894-1930.

Dates: 1894-1930

Harris Manufacturing Company Records and Harris Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-409
Arrangement Sub-Group 1 is arranged into 20 series organized by the records of the various individual companies as well as the Harris Foundation established by the Harris family. Photographs and film related to these enterprises has been housed in a separate Series 20. The Sub-Group 1 series are as follows: Series 1, Harris Manufacturing Company Records, 1903-1990 and undated; Series 2, Harris Flooring Company Records, 1912-1984 and undated; Series 3, Harris Hardwood Company Records, 1919-1984 and...
Dates: 1850-1990 and undated

Harrison and Walker Land Documents

 Collection — Box: G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-398
Scope and Contents

The Harrison and Walker Family Land Documents contain trust deeds, warranty deeds, rental contracts, land surveys, a receipt, and water easement deeds documenting the purchase and sale of land between the Harrison and Walker families between 1876 and 1971.

Dates: 1876-1971

James William Norris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-382
Arrangement

The material is arranged into three series: Series 1 Historical Papers-Photocopies and Research Notes, 1777-1981; Series 2, Historical Papers, 1821-1987; and Series 3, Scrapbook Materials, 1789-1975.

Dates: 1777-1987

John Wesley Garland Papers

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-342
Scope and Contents

The John Wesley Garland Papers consist of photocopies of correspondence, bonds, a will, a broadside, military orders, contracts, affidavits, and a Congressional report that were acquired by John W. Garland and his family between 1849 and 1889.

Dates: 1849-1889

Dorman E. Tucker Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-735
Scope and Contents

The Dorman E. Tucker Collection consists primarily of 19th century East Tennessee legal documents (including deeds and land grant records), family history, and miscellaneous papers of ancestral families of Tucker, including the Garst and Nave families. The collection includes the only known document with Henry Johnson’s signature. Henry Johnson was the founder and namesake of Johnson City, Tenn.

Dates: 1826-1968 and undated

W. B. “Pat” Watson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-457
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1, Maps, 1863-1988; Series 2, Printed Materials and Memorabilia, 1860-1958; Series 3, Legal and Financial Papers, 1783-1965; and Series 4, Photographs and Postcards, 1903-1980s.

Dates: 1783-1988