Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 24 of 24

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

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

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

Civil War Documents Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 829
Arrangement The materials are arranged in the order of acquisition.
Dates: 1861-1907, undated

Frank P. Smith Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-176
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series; Series 1, Personal Effects, 1924-1967 and Series 2, East Tennessee State Normal School Publications, 1920-1947. Series 1 contains personal papers and reports documenting Frank Smith's varied activities as college student ETSNS and teacher in the Meigs County Schools between 1924 and 1967. Series 2 contains the East Tennessee State Normal School publications, "Chalkline," "Old Hickory," and "Buccaneer." This series is broken down into two...
Dates: 1919-1967

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.
Dates: 1797-1931

Frederick S. Heiskell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-22
Arrangement The papers are arranged into two series: Series 1, Papers of Frederick S. Heiskell, 1810-1882, and Series 2, Scrapbooks, c. 1789-1882.
Dates: 1789 - 1882; Majority of material found within 1832 - 1882

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.
Dates: 1974-1996

Mary Louise Pearre Hamilton Papers

 Collection — Box: B (Small Collections)
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1861-1925, undated; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Henry M. Slagle Journal

 Collection — Box: J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-725
Scope and Contents The Henry M. Slagle Journal is a single bound volume that reflects aspects of Slagle’s military service during the Civil War and postwar activities. The journal includes rolls of Company B, 8th Tennessee Calvary, consolidated roll of Companies B and G, and personal entries made by Slagle about the company’s activities. The remainder of the journal documents some of Slagle's postwar activities. Included among these pages are accounts of cobbler work that Slagle apparently did for individuals in...
Dates: 1864-1881

Hiram Fain Diary Transcript

 Collection — Box: H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-463
Scope and Contents The transcript of the diary of Hiram Fain of Rogersville: an East Tennessee secessionist contains Fain's observations between October 21, 1850 and February 28, 1870. In the diary, Hiram Fain relates his day-to-day activities including planting and harvesting at Spring Vale Farm, legal activities such as preparing wills, working at the bank, and caring for livestock. He also describes weather conditions, astronomical events, an earthquake in 1861, the sale of slaves, the illness and death of...
Dates: 1994

Nat E. Hyder Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-259
Scope and Contents The Nat E. Hyder Papers contain five account books, genealogical notes, newspapers, correspondence, photographs, legislative bills, a Congressional report, a claim for damages, 125 powers of attorney, memorabilia, and miscellaneous publications. In addition to these documents, there are miscellaneous records that were incorporated into the Hyder papers by the staff of the B. Carroll Reece Museum prior to the collection's transfer to the archives. The documents date from 1802 to 1930, but the...
Dates: 1802-1930; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900

Jefferson Burleson Civil War Notebook

 Collection — Box: H (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-451
Scope and Contents The Jefferson Burleson Papers consist of a photocopy of Jefferson Burleson’s Civil War notebook. The notebook documents Burleson’s military service in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment of the Union Army up to the time of his discharge on September 7, 1865.
Dates: circa 1864-1865

John Fain Anderson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-288
Arrangement The material contained in the scrapbooks date from 1796 to 1938. The volumes have overlapping dates, but are not arranged chronologically. Volume numbers assigned by Fain have been retained whenever possible, and numbers have been assigned to unmarked volumes. Loose pamphlets, financial documents and written historical sketches have been removed from the volumes and placed in a separate folder with the first volume. Volume descriptions highlight the subjects included within a particular volume...
Dates: 1796-1938

James W. McKee Collection: Two Confederate Army Soldier Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-148
Scope and Contents The James W. McKee Collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the diaries of two Confederate soldiers, Finley Patterson Curtis and Rufus A. Spainhour. Both men served in the Confederate Army with the First and Second North Carolina Regiments in the Virginia theater. Curtis' commanders were General Stephen Dodson Ramseur and Brigadier General (?) Warren. Spainhour's commanders included Generals Jubal A. Early, James B. Gordon, Robert E. Lee, G.H. Stewart and (?) Thurston...
Dates: 1861-1865

Miscellaneous Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-179
Scope and Contents Included in this series are the following: correspondence, deeds, land grants, court records, diaries, broadsides, foreign currency, bills of sale for slaves, land survey maps, hymn book, newspapers, newsclippings, tax notices, and a history of the Carter County Court House. The dates span from 1770 to 1980. Some of the early historical documents are copies. A number of the documents relate to the early history of East Tennessee. Court records in the series focus on land disputes. The...
Dates: 1770-1980

Theodore A. Honour Collection

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-14
Arrangement The collection is arranged in one series with three subseries: Series 1, Correspondence and Typescript of Projected Book; Subseries 1 Correspondence, 1862-1863; Subseries 2, Correspondence and Papers, 1864-1885; and Subseries 3, Typescript of Honour Letters, Preface, Memoirs, and other Correspondence, 1862-1865.The first two subseries of the Honour collection are facsimiles of the manuscript letters. The third subseries is Honour's typescript copy of the letters, with the preface...
Dates: 1862-1885; 1862-1865

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-160
Arrangement The collection is divided into series and subseries as follows: Series 1, Field Research in Folklore Class Materials, 1986-91; Series 2, Serpent-Handling Materials, 1983-89; and Series 3, Other Materials, 1978-90 and undated.
Dates: 1967-1991

William Henley Nelson Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-303
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series: Series 1, Military and Political Records, 1866-1934; Series 2, Personal and Family Correspondence, 1861-1973; Series 3, Newsclippings and Memorabilia, 1875-1910; and Series 4, Family Photographs, c. 1862-1973.

The materials in the addition were added to Series 2, Series 3, and Series 4, while Series 5 was created for the Elinor Farina Papers.
Dates: 1861-1990; 1861-1936

William Hopper Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-368
Scope and Contents The William Hopper Papers consists of a letter and photocopies of discharge papers documenting some of Hopper's activities during the Civil War. The letter sent by Hopper, while stationed in Helena, Arkansas, to his wife in Iowa reflects the feeling of discontent that Hopper and his colleagues experienced during the Civil War. The letter addresses the issues of the war from the soldier's point of view.
Dates: 1862-1865

William Laban Brown and A. R. Brown Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-786
Arrangement The collection is arranged into eleven series, as follows: Series I, William Laban Brown Civil War Letters, 1861-1865, Box 1; Series II, A. R. Brown and Company Records, 1892-1985, Boxes 1-8; Series III, A. R. Brown Political Papers, 1916-1933 and undated, Boxes 8-9 and oversized Folder 1; Series IV, Alberta Brown Papers, 1927-1934 and undated, Boxes 9-11; Series V, Nancy Brown Family Papers, 1858-1912 and undated, Boxes 12-14; Series VI, William Henry Brown Papers, 1883-1900 and undated, Box...
Dates: 1861-1985 and undated

William Sullivan Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AppMs-87
Scope and Contents The collection reflects aspects of William Sullivan's life, family history, and business 1864-1911. Sullivan's letter from a camp near Fredricksburg, Virginia in 1864 describes his attitude towards the Civil War in that year. Copies of pages from his 1879 ledger outline his police duties for that year and detail his genealogy. (Some copies are illegible.) His 1911 ledger lists accounts for the Mitchell Powers Company and reflects church and business construction for the year 1911.
Dates: 1864-1911

Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-311
Scope and Contents The Andrew Jackson Williams Papers consist of a photocopy of Williams' sixty-page handwritten reminiscence of his military service as a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Written over a period of several months, beginning on June 23, 1908 and continuing at least through May 27, 1909, the reminiscence is a summary of Williams' service in the 62nd Tennessee Infantry and the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry from the winter of 1863-64 to his return home after being paroled in North...
Dates: 1908-1910

Nat T. Winston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-178
Scope and Contents The Nathaniel Taylor Winston Collection contains personal correspondence, land deeds, diploma, bonds, summons, South Carolina State Tax Notice and memorabilia documenting the activities of Nathaniel T. Winston between 1900 and 1961. Business and personal activities of both the Winston and Taylor families between 1781 and 1967 also are included. The papers also contain a collection of historical documents, including a letter from John Sevier, correspondence from Taylor, Taylor and Pepper...
Dates: 1781-1967