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Charles Hodge Mathes Memorial Volume: Letters and Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: D (Small Collections), Folder: 1
Identifier: UnivRec-172
Scope and Contents The Charles Hodge Mathes Memorial Volume is a bound volume of thirty original letters from students Mathes taught at the normal school from 1911 to 1915. These students took classes at the normal school while the Science Hill High School building was being constructed. They graduated in 1915 as the first class of the new high school. These letters were specifically written for this commemorative book and presented to Mrs. Mathes in honor of the memory of their teacher. The letters date from...

Elma Lillian Rankin Beeson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 165
Arrangement The papers are comprised of one box and one oversized folder. The box includes newspaper clippings, memorabilia, postcards and a diary documenting Europe, and teacher's class rolls and books. The oversized folder includes various diplomas and degrees from (Greeneville) Tusculum College, a passport, and other papers.Photographs documenting Beeson's trip to Europe, involvement in the Presbyterian Women's Advisory Committee, Community Concert Board, and East Tennessee State Normal...

Franklin P. Baxter Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-175
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series: Series 1. Publications, 1863-1931; Series 2. Legal Documents, 1797-1930; Series 3. Miscellaneous Documents, 1843-1930; and Series 4. Museum Records, 1825-1929.

Burr Harrison Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-64
Scope and Contents The Burr Harrison Photographs consist of 380 photographic images (prints and negatives) depicting Johnson City and environs circa 1881-1958. The collection represents only a portion of Harrison's work, as much of it did not survive. The collection centers on photographs of commercial buildings in downtown Johnson City; industries, residences, apartment houses and churches in the city; buildings and activities at Mountain Home; and buildings at East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS). Some of...

Alta Elizabeth Pardue Keirn Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-513
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Alta Elizabeth Pardue Keirn Papers consists of photographs from the early twentieth century, including numerous photographs taken at and near East Tennessee State Normal School where Keirn was a student from 1911-1914. There are also a few documents, including a brief biographical sketch of Keirn by an unknown author.

Lester Moore clippings - in Vertical File

 File
Identifier: AVF-Johnson City (Tenn.)-History-Founding
Scope and Contents The Lester Moore documents consist of a single file folder of photocopies of newsclippings about Henry Johnson and the founding of Johnson City.

Bethany Mackey Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-865
Scope and Contents The Bethany Mackey Scrapbook documents some of the on- and off-campus activities of Bethany Mackey of Cleveland, Tennessee, a 1921 East Tennessee State Normal School (ETSNS) graduate. The scrapbook includes photographs of friends, family, teachers, travels, and campus buildings. Many are identified, including a photograph of an African-American woman labeled only "Aunt Lizzie, the maid." There are several images of an outing to Cranberry, North Carolina. ETSNS president Sidney Gilbreath and...

Nola and Robert Kemmer Collection

 Collection — other: Oversize folder 1
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 394
Arrangement The documents are listed in date order.

Nora C. Carter Papers

 Collection — other: Folder 1 in Box B
Identifier: 500-AppMs 99
Scope and Contents The Nora C. Carter Papers consist of documents relating to her early teaching experience in East Tennessee.

Pearl Templin Rankin Photograph Albums and Diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-836
Arrangement The pages of the first album were removed from the album cover and placed in original page order in folders. Loose photographs are grouped together in one folder. The second album was in good condition and remains intact.