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Arthur D. (John) Adair Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-558
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-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

Edwin C. Alexander Papers

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-466
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-315
Scope and Contents The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Collection documents his military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnamese Conflict and provides information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from the donor'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...
Dates: 1969-1970

Clarence and Beth Allison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-711
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

Thomas Earl Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-509
Scope and Contents The collection reflects Anderson's special interests in genealogy and local history and consists chiefly of the materials gathered in researching in these areas. Materials in the collection include newsclippings, family charts, genealogical notes, census information, correspondence, copies of material from reference sources, maps, and miscellaneous printed ephemera. While containing copies of documents from as early as 1894 (and perhaps earlier), most of the material in the collection is...
Dates: 1894 - 1996

Appalachian Alliance Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-524
Arrangement

The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1975-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Publications, 1977-1983.

Dates: 1975-1983

Appalachian Council for the Arts Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-512
Scope and Contents

The Appalachian Council for the Arts Records document the interests and activities of this regionally-based arts organization in prompting the arts in the Tri-Cities region of upper East Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Material in the collection includes the charter of incorporation, constitution and by-laws, financial records, correspondence, minutes of council meetings, newsletters, grant proposals, memoranda, membership lists, and an artist registry.

Dates: 1966-1980, undated

Appalachian Preaching Mission Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-194
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-326
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

Appalachian Writers Association Records

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-564
Scope and Contents

The Appalachian Writers Association Records contain financial and administrative records, correspondence, board meeting minutes, newsletters, conference materials, and membership information. The majority of the files were collected by Patricia Shirley, the AWA’s recording secretary. The collection also includes poetry, short stories, and essays that had been submitted for AWA contests.

The collection covers the period of 1980-1999 and includes some undated material.

Dates: 1980 - 1999

Anne W. Armstrong Typescript: Of Time and Knoxville

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-97
Scope and Contents

The Anne W. Armstrong Collection contains a copy of a typescript of an unpublished manuscript entitled "Of Time and Knoxville, Fragment of an Autobiography" written by Armstrong. The manuscript was written sometime between 1947 and 1958 recounts Armstrong's view of growing up in Knoxville in 1880s and 1890s. The dates of the account are 1885 through 1902.

Dates: 1947-1958

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

D.R. Beeson, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-164
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-165
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-111
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-440
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

A. B. Bowman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-797
Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material.

Dates: 1853-1898

Bowman Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-23
Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

Dates: 1820 - 1932; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1886

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

Gladys Addington Brewer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-221
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

Britton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-296
Scope and Contents The Britton Family Papers contain newsclippings, correspondence, playbills from Barter Theatre (Abingdon, Virginia), single copies of periodicals, an almanac, a church bulletin, a paper written by Mrs. Britton for a college public speaking course, lists of children's records published by Victor Records, the script of a radio program, and a manuscript copy (carbon typescript) of a play. The collection provides information about business in Kingsport, Tennessee; St. Paul's Episcopal Church,...
Dates: 1935-1965

Broadside Television (T.V.) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-028
Scope and Contents The Broadside Television Collection includes both manuscripts and tapes. The manuscript documentation includes legal, financial, personnel, publicity and programming records, as well as correspondence and grant proposals. The tapes cover the myriad of topics included among Broadside's programs. Among these topics are local and regional history, environment, aging, medical care, Appalachian folklore, and country music.An addition incorporated into the existing collection includes...
Dates: 1970 - 1978

J. E. Brooks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-399
Scope and Contents The J. E. Brooks Collection consists of commercial recordings (some original but primarily audiocassette copies) of music by the original Carter Family, A. P. Carter and family, Maybelle Carter and family and printed matter (primarily photocopies of books, periodicals, and published articles) about the Carters. Also included is one cassette recording of the Virginia Boys (Doc Addington and Carl McConnell, respectively brother and cousin of Maybelle Carter) and one cassette recording of Peter...
Dates: 1927-1992

A. A. Bruner Journal

 Collection — Box: I (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-528
Scope and Contents The A. A. Bruner Journal consists of one file folder that contains a photocopy of Bruner’s 1852-1859 journal of his planned travel from Greene County, Tennessee, to the California goldfields. The journal documents Bruner’s travels through North and South Carolina, where he caught a ship at Charleston and sailed to Cuba. Bruner describes his stay in Cuba before sailing on through the Atlantic Ocean bound for California. The journal ends abruptly shortly after leaving Cuba and does not follow...
Dates: circa 1998

Charles Faulkner Bryan Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-104
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

Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-108
Scope and Contents The Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection includes the materials community members accumulated to deal with a serious problem in their community. Included is information on organizations which dealt with environmental and health issues, as well as the involvement of these organizations with the community. Documents related to the establishment of the Bumpass Cove Citizens Group are contained in the collection, as is Roxy Wilson's scrapbook of newsclippings, which details the history of the...
Dates: 1971-1981

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

Christine Burleson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-146
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

David Sinclair Burleson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-035
Scope and Contents

The David Sinclar Burleson Papers consist of correspondence, course notes, speeches, personal financial records, and miscellaneous printed matter documenting Burleson's personal life and his experience as an educator.

Dates: 1896-1954