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Arthur D. (John) Adair Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0558
Scope and Contents

The Arthur D. (John) Adair collection includes correspondence from Europe to the United States during WWII from August 1943 – February 1946. The letters are primarily written by Adair to his mother in Alabama. The collection also includes a scrapbook, trip memorabilia, photographs from Europe during WWII, WWII related documents, postcards, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: 1943 - 1994

John Biggs "Pat" Alderman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0149
Scope and Contents The Pat Alderman papers contain many different types of materials. Included are books, plays, articles and music written by Alderman, as well as typed drafts and handwritten notes for his historical works. The music dates from the late 1920s through the 1960s, while the plays and books date from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Incoming correspondence (1920s-1980s), church programs, play programs, autobiographical notes, clippings on music, history, natural history and conservation also are...
Dates: 1918 - 1983

Edwin C. Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0466
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

Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0315
Scope and Contents The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers document Allen's military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnam War and provide information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from Allen's scrapbook. The photocopies include a few pages from Tropic Lightning: A History of the 25th Infantry Division; a letter, dated 30 January 1969, to PFC Bertram S. Allen, Jr., from his father; and articles written...
Dates: 1969-1970

Clarence and Beth Allison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0711
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, photographs, postcards, fraternal order membership cards, and documents relating to the Allison Family, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Dates: circa 1890-2003; Majority of material found within circa 1920-1960

Appalachian Preaching Mission Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0194
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Preaching Mission Records cover the years 1954 to 1980 and concern primarily the Johnson City Mission. The collection includes brochures, correspondence, financial statements, memoranda, and minutes for city and area committee meetings, miscellaneous items connected with each year's mission (e.g. programs, photographs, ribbons, schedules), and tapes of Mission speakers. There also is a brief history of Johnson City's participation in the Mission and a brochure file which...
Dates: 1954-1980

Appalachian-Scottish and Irish Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0326
Scope and Contents The Appalachian-Scottish & Irish Studies Collection focuses on the various components of the academic studies program examining the history and culture of Appalachia, Scotland, Ireland, and the interrelationships of the three locales. Materials document course work, lectures, field trips, student papers or projects, notes, schedules, and other aspects of the program. Documentation is found in manuscript records, audio and videorecordings, and photographs. The material provides insight on...
Dates: 1957-1997

Elise Draper Barrette Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-0542
Scope and Contents

The Elise Draper Barrette Papers document Barrette's work as a librarian and as director of the library science program at East Tennessee State College (later East Tennessee State University). Material includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, speeches, writings, and school-related papers. Major subjects encompassed by the papers include Barrette's academic work at ETSU, library science institutes for training school librarians, and her work as a library consultant.

Dates: 1931-1994, undated

D.R. Beeson, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0164
Scope and Contents The D. R. Beeson, Sr. Papers contain consist of the personal and professional papers of Donald Richard Beeson of Johnson City, Tennessee. Professional materials include architectural drawings, blueprints, and contract books relating to Beeson's designs of private residences and public and commercial buildings in East Tennessee, western North Carolina, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia. Personal materials include Beeson's autobiography; essays; photographs; games and puzzles; newspaper...
Dates: 1830-1985, undated

Elma Lillian Rankin Beeson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0165
Scope and Contents

The Elma Lillian Rankin Beeson Papers contain newspaper clippings, class record books, and photographs pertaining to her teaching career at East Tennessee State Normal School. Also included are extensive photographs, postcards and a diary of her 1913 trip to Europe. The papers also contain part of the Rankin family history and several certificates and awards resulting from Beeson's activities involving Tusculum College and various ladies civic clubs.



Dates: 1904 - 1973

Richard Blaustein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0111
Scope and Contents The Richard Blaustein Collection contains photographs, tapes, newsclippings, a scrapbook, correspondence, and publications which relate to the study and teaching of the history of country music, performances of the Dixie Dewdrops, the Old Time Country Radio Reunion, the Homefolks Festival and the Folk Artists-in-the-Schools program.In 2000, an addition to the collection was processed. Included in the addition to the Richard Blaustein Collection are open reel audiotapes of...
Dates: 1945-1981

Alexander Bonnyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0440
Scope and Contents

The Alexander Bonnyman Papers consist of documents related to Bonnyman's work as an engineer for the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad, circa 1905-1911. The collection contains drawings, charts, photographs, reports, tables, and maps related to construction and operation of the railroad.

Dates: 1905-1911, undated

Brabson Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0167
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

Gladys Addington Brewer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0221
Scope and Contents The Gladys Addington Brewer Papers consists of newsclippings, a radio show program, correspondence, letters of recommendation and resignation, postcards, poems and essays, and memorabilia documenting the life and careers of Gladys and William Brewer. The papers date between 1927 and 1977, but the majority of the materials fall within 1940-1945. The letters of recommendation, most notably from Congressman B. Carroll Reece, provide an insight into Gladys Brewer's teaching and service careers...
Dates: 1927 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Charles Faulkner Bryan Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-0104
Scope and Contents

The collection reflects Bryan's career as a composer, folklore collector, performer, and teacher. The microfilmed portion of the collection includes correspondence, biographical and financial papers, newspaper clippings, programs, teaching notes, folk music and folklore collections, professional publications, and composition scores and scripts.

Dates: 1892 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955

Beverly Burbage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0597
Arrangement

The collection is organized into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1856-1997 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and Series 2, Photographic Images, 1898-1989 and undated, Boxes 3-8 and one folder in Small Photograph Collection Box 6.

Dates: 1856-1997

Christine Burleson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-0146
Scope and Contents

The Christine Burleson Papers consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, class assignments and class rolls, student composition papers, notes, essays, university committee records, memoranda, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting the teaching career of Ms. Burleson at ETSU.

Dates: 1912-1961

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

Butler Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0437
Scope and Contents

The Butler Project Collection consists of a carousel of 101 35mm slides, a 60-minute audio cassette narration, and narration notes and slide cues. The program concerns the 1983 draw down of Watauga Lake and the reminiscences of individuals who remember Butler (Old Butler), Tenn., before the Tennessee Valley Authority lake covered the town in 1948.

Dates: 1983-1984

Roy W. Carden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0487
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1782-1998 and undated; and Series 2, Photographs and Videotape Materials, 1918-1995 and undated.

Dates: 1782-1998

Charles P. Wofford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0465
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1855-2005 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1809-1992; and Series 3, Photographs and Photograph Scrapbooks, 1880-1985 and undated; Series 4, Postcards and Tobacco cards, 1907-1967 and undated; and Series 5, Recordings, 1996-2004 and undated.

Dates: 1809 - 2005

Clan Maxwell Society Records

 Collection — other: Box 1-3
Identifier: AppMs-0374
Arrangement

The original records were arranged alphabetically into four notebooks: Book I, Maxwell Clan with Maxwell Surname; Book II, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, A-F; Book III, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, G-Z; and Book IV, General Genealogical Data. The photocopied records have been placed in acid-free folders and are arranged sequentially according to the original book numbers and then alphabetically by applicant's name.

Dates: 1968-1990

Georgia C. Coffey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0672
Scope and Contents

The Georgia C. Coffey Papers include correspondence, legal documents, photographs, and memorabilia that document her family and family history. Of special interest is genealogical material on the Coffey family and an autobiography of Nancy Caroline Beyer. The collection includes ten photographs of Georgia Coffey, her husband, and other family members.

Dates: 1860-2003, undated

Council on Appalachian Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0101
Scope and Contents The papers of the Council on Appalachian Women reflect the council's day to day operation from 1977 to 1981, interaction with other organizations on issues concerning Appalachian women, collection of reference material on women and Appalachia, presentation of humanities forums from 1978 to 1980, and publication of the Appalachian Women magazine. The first two executive directors, Jeanne Hoffman and Constance Mahoney, created most of the papers; however, the collection contains scattered...
Dates: 1958 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1981

Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0763
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in six series, as follows: Series 1, Correspondence, 1889-1988 and undated; Series 2, Family Business and Financial Records, 1867-1975 and undated; Series 3, Cox, et. al. Law Practice Records, 1893-1951 and undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1896-2005 and undated; Series 5, Memorabilia and Scrapbooks, 1896-2004 and undated; and Series 6, Photographs, Postcards, and Photograph Albums, 1906-1970 and undated.

Dates: 1867 - 2005

Benjamin J. Cramer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0490
Scope and Contents

The Benjamin J. Cramer Collection contains research done by Cramer on the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway (CC&O) and its operations around the communities of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and Bumpass Cove, Tennessee. The research includes an interview with Jack Hawkins, who worked for CC&O for forty years, photographic prints of Lost Cove, North Carolina, and one VHS videotape about the Bumpass Cove landfill.

Dates: circa 1995-1996

Daniel Calloway Biographical Material

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0652
Scope and Contents

The Daniel Calloway Collection consists of historical research conducted by Betty J. Cox about her grandfather, Daniel Calloway, the first marshal of Erwin, Tennessee. The collection includes a biographical sketch of Calloway prepared by Cox for a talk at a meeting at the Unicoi County Historical Association, as well as photocopies of supporting documents and copy prints of family photographs.

Dates: 1876 - 2003

Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box: C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0136
Scope and Contents

The Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection consists of photocopies of obituaries, a family history, and a letter, as well as print and negative copies of five photographs. All pertain to the McCoy family.

Dates: 1907-1971

David Larry Nave Video Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0304
Scope and Contents The David Larry Nave Video Recordings consist of videotapes of folk culture in Southern Appalachia and a small amount of supporting material. The tapes depict E.C. and Orna Ball, two old-time country musicians from Rugby, Virginia; Lynn and Morris, two singer-comedians; and Willard and Ora Watson, a toy maker and a quilter from Deep Gap, North Carolina. The tapes are arranged alphabetically by name of the subject of the videos. The supporting material includes a copy of a National Endowment...
Dates: 1967-1976

Arthur DeRosier Inauguration Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-0100
Arrangement

The collection is organized into five series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1978 and undated; Series 2, Scrapbook, 1978; Series 3, Audio-Visual Recordings, 1978; Series 4, Newspaper Negative Sheets, 1978; and Series 5, Photographs, 1978.

Dates: 1978