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Jonesborough (Tenn.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

Old Jonesborough Cemetery Inventory

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-503
Scope and Contents During the summers of 1995 and 1996, the Historic Preservation class of the Governor's School for Tennessee Heritage taught by Joe Spence conducted a field survey of the cemetery. Students cleaned and compiled data from the headstones in order to provide the first complete inventory of gravesites found in the cemetery. The Old Jonesborough Cemetery Inventory Collection consists of a report (which includes data from tombstones, a cemetery layout plan, and photographic images of...
Dates: 1995-1996

Planter’s House Guest Ledger

 Collection — Oversize box 1
Identifier: AppMs-535
Scope and Contents The Planter’s House guest ledger includes the name, hometown, date of stay, and room assigned for each guest of the hotel during the period September-December 1889.
Dates: 1889

Spencer Rex Gervin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-403
Arrangement The collection is arranged in two series, as follows, Series 1, Subject Files, 1903-1988 and undated and Series 2, Photographs, c. 1940s-c. 1960s. Oversized documents have been placed in a map folder and stored in the map cabinets by accession number.
Dates: 1903-1988