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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

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

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

Altrusa Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-170
Scope and Contents The Altrusa Club Records documents the organization and activities of the Johnson City chapter covering the period primarily from the early 1960s into the 1990s. This includes information on programs, membership, service projects, and other activities. Collection material includes club bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, membership information, publications, newsclippings, memorabilia, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and four VHS videotapes of club meetings.
Dates: 1955-1997, undated

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

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 covers...
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

Archives of Appalachia and University Archives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-237
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1977-1986

B. Carroll Reece Museum Records

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-273
Scope and Contents The B. Carroll Reece Museum Records consist of administrative files; correspondence; exhibit files and research; photographs; grant applications and other material relating to the development and evolution of the museum.
Dates: 1958 - 2009

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

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

Carol Berry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-529
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 50 black and white photographs of Paul Hadley Berry taken during World War II, c. 1945. The photographs were believed to have been taken primarily while stationed in Okinawa. Included are scenes in Hawaii, Okinawa, and unidentified locations.
Dates: circa 1945

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

Richard Blaustein Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-440
Arrangement Notebooks are arranged chronologically with undated ledger stored last. One folder of oversize documents is housed in the map cabinets by accession number.
Dates: 1905-1911

Boy Scouts of America-Sequoyah Council Troop 36 Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-270
Scope and Contents The Boy Scouts of America-Sequoyah Council Troop 36 Records consists of charters, reports, applications, correspondence, newsclippings, teaching materials and photographs which focus primarily on the activities of Troop 36 over the years. The materials span from 1917 to 1980 with the years 1953 to 1972 predominating.
Dates: 1917-1982

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

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

Buccaneer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-275
Scope and Contents The Buccaneer Photographs cover the limited time frame of 1984-86. Topics include, among others, sports, theater productions, graduation, and beauty pageants.
Dates: 1984-1986

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

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

Butler Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-437
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-487
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

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-96
Arrangement This collection was received in three distinct donations: original acquisition, first addendum, and second addendum. The original acquisition is broken down into twelve series: Series 1, Minutes; Series 2, Annual Reports; Series 3, Industrial Agent Correspondence; Series 4, Engineering Files; Series 5 Accident and Personal Injury Files; Series 6, Special Excursion Files; Series 7, Subject Files; Series 8, Holston Land Company; Series 9, Black Mountain Railway; Series 10, Vouchers;...
Dates: 1899 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1954

Charles P. Wofford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-465
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

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,...
Dates: 1890 - 1980