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Adelaide Gresham DeVault Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Acc-852
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of DeVault family correspondence and undated photographs. The correspondence mainly includes letters exchanged between Adelaide Gresham DeVault and William Weldon DeVault, Sr. both before and after marriage, letters exchanged between Mary Elizabeth DeVault and Edward Burke prior to their brief marriage, and a large number of letters written from Robert DeVault to Adelaide and Elizabeth [Betts] DeVault during World War II. The photographs are mostly of family...

Boone Tree Library Association Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 669
Arrangement Material in the collection is filed in alphabetical order by subject

City of Johnson City Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-300
Arrangement The records are organized into five series: Series 1, Recorder's and City Judge's Dockets; Series 2, Minutes of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Board of Commissioners; Series 3, Ordinance Books; Series 4, Tax Books and Assessor's Rolls; and Series 5, Miscellaneous Records. The three phonograph discs have been placed at the end of the last series.The first addendum falls into three of the previously designated series of the original acquisition and two new series: Series 3,...

Civil War Documents Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 829
Arrangement The materials are arranged in the order of acquisition.

Cooke and Day Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-766
Scope and Contents The collection consists of scans and copies of two letters to Mrs. Paul (Lettie) Williams in Shulls Mill, North Carolina from Mrs. J.D. Loizeaux (possibly Catherine Lorraine) of Plainfield, New Jersey. The letters are primarily concerned with the purchase of handcrafted articles; Mrs. Loizeaux seems to be a patron of sorts.

There is also a scan and a copy of an original song "The North Carolina Hills" written by Jennie Townsend Cooke.

Kipp Dawson Papers

 Collection — other: Box 1 (826.00)
Identifier: Acc-826
Arrangement These papers are unprocessed. Please contact the Archives of Appalachia for access information.

DeVault Tavern Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-6
Identifier: Acc-839
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers recovered from the DeVault property in Jonesborough, Tennessee. It includes letters, deeds, photographs, day books, ledgers, genealogies and newspaper clippings. Much of the material was produced by John DeVault (Davault), the son of Frederick DeVault (Davault).

John Goodin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-482
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia created or collected by John Goodin. There is a particular emphasis on Goodin’s World War II military service with the United States Army, including correspondence from friends and family at home in East Tennessee. Goodin was also a railroad enthusiast and collected photographs and railroad ephemera, especially that of the Clinchfield Railroad and other Southeastern United States rail lines. Other Goodin family members are...

Helen Hollingsworth Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-395
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series: Papers and Photographs. The items are arranged alphabetically by subject or document type. The folders containing correspondence are arranged alphabetically by last name of the recipient, and then by date.

Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: AppMs-363
Scope and Contents The Elizabeth Jobe Henley Collection consists of correspondence, receipts, an agreement, and a reprint copy of a Confederate $1000 bond that were collected by the Henley family. The early correspondence describes Luther R. Henley's experiences as a soldier during the Mexican-American War and the receipts document many of his acquisitions while an East Tennessee farmer. The agreement describes the personal property that was to be acquired by Elizabeth J. Henley after her second husband's death.

Hoffman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 811
Arrangement Materials are arranged alphabetically by type. Materials within folders are arranged chronologically.

Huffine, Denton, Scott, and Walters Families Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-3
Identifier: AppMs-732
Arrangement The collection is divided into 2 series; Series 1: Photographs and Series 2: Papers.

Jack Schrader Photographs and Films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-456
Scope and Contents The Jack Schrader Photographs consist of black & white and color negatives, slides, contact sheets, proofs, and prints. Schrader's work encompasses a variety of subjects and ranges from portraits to candids to landscapes. Images from Schrader's exhibit "Portrait of a Community" and the Sinking Creek Film Festival are included in the collection. Several negatives and prints experiment with different photographic materials and techniques. The collection also includes minimal correspondence...

Jeanne M. Rasmussen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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;...

Joe Jennings and Aubry Faulkner Jennings Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-848
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal correspondence, diaries, poems, essays and private writings, education, employment, and military records, household ersonal business records, genealogy material, photographs & negatives, and newspaper clippings. The collection documents the Jennings' activities primarily between 1917 and 1967.

J.G. Sterchi Furniture Company Business Records Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-842
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains various business documents related to the J. G. Sterchi Furniture Company in Johnson City, Tennessee. Documents include invoices, receipts, tax collection documents, telegrams, day letters, lawsuits, printed and handwritten correspondence, images of furniture, and bills of lading. There are several items related to coffins and undertaking. In addition to furniture-related documents, there are a few items pertaining to the Johnson City Poultry Association and L.A. Sterchi....

Joyce Duncan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 717
Arrangement Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Junior Order of United American Mechanics. Shell Creek Council, No. 183 (Tenn.) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-803
Arrangement Records are arranged alphabetically by subject.

James H. Lambert Letter and Photograph

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-662
Scope and Contents The James H. Lambert Collection consists of one handwritten letter dated April 1945 from Lambert, then “somewhere in Germany,” to his mother in Bristol, Virginia, and one black and white photograph of Lambert in his army uniform.

Leon McIntyre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-810
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to McIntyre’s professional and personal interest in bluegrass music. The materials include correspondence, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, articles, photographs, cassette and reel to reel audio recordings, and memorabilia related to bluegrass bands, music festivals, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), "Bluegrass Unlimited," and WAMU radio station. The collection also contains McIntyre’s professional reference materials including...

Inez Martin Correspondence

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-798
Arrangement The correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers

 Collection — other: Folders 1-3 in Box B
Identifier: 500-AppMs 114
Scope and Contents The Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers consist of typescripts of her diary, 1863-64, and of letters written to her by her fiance, John Hall Hamilton, 1861-63. Their son, Joshua Pearre Hamilton, transcribed the diary and letters sometime in the early 20th century and added commentary to the diary entries. There is also a family history by J.P. Hamilton, a brief second-hand account of John Hall Hamilton's experience as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, a photocopy of a handwritten family...

Charles Michael McKinney Letters

 Collection — Box: K (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-838
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight handwritten letters from Charles Micheal McKinney to Jerry Shuttle in Bluff City, Tennessee from October 23, 1966 until March 25, 1967. McKinney was a Private First Class in the Second Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment during the Vietnam War and these letters detail events and emotions he experienced while serving. They discuss his daily activities, the weather, the training he was receiving, the girls he knew, his various locations, and the pride in his battalion...

Mildred S. Kozsuch Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-289
Scope and Contents The Papers Series contains correspondence, publications, National Register of Historic sites information, as well as a large amount of information concerning the John Sevier homesite. The prints in the Photograph Series cover various aspects of life in the Johnson City/Jonesborough, Tennessee area, c. 1867-1940. Included, for example, are photos of family festivals, funeral ceremonies, children, individuals at work, and buildings. The Postcards Series cover several subjects including Davy...

Robert Miller and Mark Bean Miller Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-823
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters from Robert Miller to his oldest son Mark Bean Miller and two letters from Mark Bean Miller to his wife Emma (Coleman) Miller. Robert Miller's letters are concerned with family and farming matters as well as details of his work and pay during his time working on the construction of the East Tennessee Hospital for the Insane in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mark's letters are brief and discuss family and money matters.In addition to the letters,...

Monday Clubs of Johnson City Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-548
Arrangement The collection is arranged in five series: business records, photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and oversize records. The business records are arranged alphabetically by subject matter; the yearbooks and scrapbooks are arranged chronologically.

Carolyn and Richter Moore Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-501
Arrangement Materials are arranged alphabetically by type. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically. Newspaper articles, notes for courses, and personal schoolwork are foldered according to Richter Moore's original order.

Nave Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 371
Scope and Contents The Nave Family Papers consist of original deeds and land grants, tax and business receipts, legal documents, insurance certificates, letters, and photographs related to the descendants of Teter Nave (1745-1805) of Carter County, Tennessee. The collection also contains six notebooks of genealogical material on the Nave Family collected by Robert Tipton Nave and compiled by Luella “Lou” Barron.

Ray Stahl Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-Acc 546
Arrangement The collection is arranged into three series: Subject Files, Photographs, and Memorabilia. Folders within each series are arranged in alphabetical order.

Benjamin Harrison Taylor Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-113
Arrangement The papers span from 1833 to 1977. The files are arranged alphabetically by type of documents within a single series.