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Abrahms Family Photographs and Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-242
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of are 202 black and white photographs of Abrahms family members and friends. The photos probably date from the late nineteenth century through the 1930s or 1940s. Most of the subjects depicted in the photographs are not identified. Also included in the collection are three pieces of correspondence, dated November 12, 1886, October 21, 1924 and January 13, 1940. Although the author and recipients of the letters are identified, it is not clear what their...
Dates: 1886-1940; Other: Date acquired: 1985-04-17

John Biggs "Pat" Alderman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-149
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

Alumni Affairs Office Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-272
Arrangement The Alumni Affairs Office Records are divided into five series as follows: Series 1, Photographic Prints; Series 2, Photographic Negatives; Series 3, Henrietta Peck Ayre Green Materials; Series 4, Printed and Miscellaneous Materials; and Series 5, Artifacts.
Dates: 1894 - 2010

Appalachian Farm Photographs

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-54
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Farm Photographs featured work by six local photographers: Jack Schrader, Bill Blanton, John Anderson, Earl Carter, Kenneth Murray, and Craigie Hemenway. The project was funded by a Tennessee Committee for the Humanities grant. The photographs were displayed in conjunction with “The American Farm: A Photographic History” exhibit in 1979.Images included in this collection document the original photographs displayed in the "Appalachian Farm" section of a larger...
Dates: 1979

Robert Bell Collection

 Collection — Box: B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-71
Scope and Contents The Bell Collection consists primarily of copies of images relating to life in East Tennessee. There are images of the Kitzmiller house which was in Gray, Tennessee until the 1960s; various church gatherings; structures; and businesses. There is also a small handwritten booklet containing several home remedies and photocopies of the family history pages in a Miller family Bible.
Dates: 1898-2005, undated

Henry Blackwell Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-122
Scope and Contents The Henry Blackwell Photographs consist of 44 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 black and white negatives, and 44 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 black and white contact prints. The negatives and contact prints focus on the August 13, 1940 flood on the Linville River Railroad (LRR), a narrow gauge railroad which ran from Pineola, North Carolina to Cranberry, North Carolina. LRR was part of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad. The August 1940 flood washed away track and bridges and helped hasten the abandonment...
Dates: 1940

Beverly Burbage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-597
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

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
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

Clifford A. Maxwell Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-297
Arrangement The Maxwell photographs are divided into two series: Series 1, Negatives, and Series 2, Prints. Additional unprocessed materials are available. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1940-1986

Coal Employment Project (CEP) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-355
Scope and Contents The CEP records document not only the daily operations of the organization but also the extensive activities the organization undertook in its support of women miners. Among the types of documents contained in the collection are financial ledgers and balance sheets; grant proposals; personnel leave and hiring records; correspondence between CEP staff members in their different offices; agenda and programs for the CEP national conferences of women miners; audio and videotapes concerning...
Dates: 1977-1991

Daniel Thomas McCoy, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Box: C (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-136
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

Dante History Project Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-538
Scope and Contents The Dante History Project Records collection consists of materials gathered as part of a community-based research effort in 1997-1998 to document the history of Dante, Va. Among the material types contained in the collection are oral history interview recordings, typed transcripts, and negative photographic images. Subjects covered in the collection include railroad and coal mining development and operations, education, farming, health issues, segregation, religious activities, and various...
Dates: 1890-1998

Delbert W. Loudermilk Railroad Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Identifier: 500-AppMs 772
Arrangement This collection is divided by format: color slides, 1950-1985; photographs, 1947-1962; negatives, 1948-1959; and a videotape.
Dates: 1947-2001; 1947-1985; Other: Date acquired: 2007-10-25

Delta Kappa Gamma Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-86
Arrangement The collection is arranged into three series as follows: Series 1, Administrative Files, 1966-1995 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1947-1994 and undated; and Series 3, Scrapbooks, 1937-1991.
Dates: 1937-1995

Documenting Community Traditions Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-610
Arrangement The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1890-2001 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and oversized folder 1; Series 2, Photographs, 2000 and undated, Box 3; and Series 3, Audio-Visual Recordings, 2000 and undated, Box 4.
Dates: 1890 - 2001

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-567
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and the Linville River Railway through company records, publications, maps, oral history interviews, films, videotapes, and photographs. The materials date from 1883-2005, but predominantly 1910s-1950. This collection provides a comprehensive visual record of the ET&WNC RR. The written record highlights various aspects of the railroad’s operation. The research value of this collection...
Dates: 1883-2005; 1910-1950

East Tennessee Light and Power Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-156
Arrangement The records contained no organizational charts for the companies, and the arrangement of the records did not appear to reflect the organization of the company. The records are divided into two subgroups: Subgroup 1, Financial Records; and Subgroup 2, Operating Records. Subgroup 1 contains six series including Series 1, Government Tax and Agency Files; Series 2, Subject Files (primarily budgets, legal contracts, account statements, and audits); Series 3 Marketing Files; Series 4,...
Dates: 1898-1945, 1950; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945

East Tennessee State University Collegium Musicum Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: UnivRec-433
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee State University Collegium Musicum Records contain correspondence, press releases, newsclippings, event programs, financial statements, course materials, and photographs documenting the course work and performance activities of the ETSU early music ensemble between 1989 and 1993.
Dates: 1989-1993

Elizabethton Star Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-125
Scope and Contents The Elizabethton Star Negative Collection contains 4 x 5 and 2½ x 2½, black and white safety film negatives of pictures taken by the staff photographers for the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Five glass negatives have been kept with the collection.The negatives date from 1956 to 1968. The newspaper also kept in its files a few copy negatives made from older pictures which preserve earlier scenes in Elizabethton.The negatives concern the following subjects: news events;...
Dates: 1956-1968

Ella P. Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-657
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

James Garvin Ellis Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-144
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 7000 black and white 4" x 5" negatives taken by James Ellis while he was chief photographer for the Johnson City Press-Chronicle. These negatives date from only two years of his service as Press-Chronicle photographer, 1958-60. A few of the negatives were identified as having been taken by a photographer named Huffine. These are as follows: 20573, 20580, 20581, 21229-21230, 21573-75, and 21634.Unfortunately, the negatives were not identified by Ellis, so...
Dates: July 1958-March 1960

Federation of Communities in Service (FOCIS) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-526
Arrangement The collection is arranged in six series, as follows: Series 1, Glenmary Years Files, 1959-1967 and undated; Series 2, Organizational Records, 1967-2006 and undated; Series 3, Project and Grant Files, 1967-2005 and undated; Series 4, Book Files and Research Materials, 1944-2006 and undated; Series 5, Photographs and Photographic Scrapbooks, 1948-2006; and Series 6, Audio-Visual Materials, 1966-2001 and undated.
Dates: 1944-2006

George Evans Davis Lumber Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-90
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1904-1908; Series 2, Subject Files, c. 1900-1981; and Series 3, Negatives and Photographic Prints, 1912-1919 and undated.
Dates: 1900-1981; 1904-1908

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...
Dates: 1881-1958

William Cary Hattan Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-339
Scope and Contents The papers of William Cary Hattan focus primarily on his career as a railroad engineer and on his personal involvement in the construction of two railroads in the early 20th century: the Western Maryland Railway, which operated between Baltimore and Pittsburgh, and the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway (commonly known as the Clinchfield Railroad), which connected the coal fields of Southern Appalachia with the Atlantic coast ports, crossing the very difficult terrain of the Appalachian...
Dates: 1889-1940, undated

Herschel Grubb Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-545
Scope and Contents The Herschel Grubb Papers contain both incoming and outgoing correspondence between Herschel Grubb and others, with the majority of the correspondence being with his friend David McClellan. The collection also includes newspaper clippings, photocopies of published works by Grubb, writings by David McClellan, and photographs and negatives. Included in the collection is Grubb’s booklet Prologues and Poems in Memory of Dr. Albert Einstein written in Einstein’s honor on his 75th birthday. The...
Dates: 1947-1999

Hugh L. White Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-9
Identifier: 500-AppMs 707
Arrangement This collection consists of three series: Series 1, Study Prints; Series 2, Original Negatives, 1900-1920; Series 3, Original Prints and Related Material. The original negatives were numbered sequentially. The study prints have been given numbers that match the original negatives.
Dates: 1900-1920

Hyatt-Cretsinger Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-593
Scope and Contents The papers of the Hyatt-Cretsinger family consist of financial papers, correspondence, Christmas and greeting cards, land boundaries, income tax returns, and family photographs. This material documents activities of the families primarily in the mid to late 20th century.
Dates: 1851-1994

Jack Underwood Photograph Collection

 Collection — other: In Box 5
Identifier: AppMs-420
Scope and Contents The Jack Underwood Photograph Collection consists of copy negatives, a contact sheet, and photocopies of 16 black and white photographs documenting operations of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and other Appalachian railroads, c. 1900-20, including scenes of engines, bridges, workers, derailments, etc.
Dates: 1904-1949

James Agee Film Project Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-471
Scope and Contents The James Agee Film Project Photographs consist of a number of historical photographs and negatives from the northeastern area of Tennessee that were donated to or copied by the film project from local Tennessee families and businesses. The images document life in the region during the late 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. Included are images of Johnson City, Jonesborough, and Washington County showing East Tennessee families, residences, businesses, agriculture, landscapes,...
Dates: 1875 - 1956; Majority of material found in 1950-1951; Other: Date acquired: 1995-07-11