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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-0064
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...
Dates: 1881-1958

James Agee Film Project Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0471
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 Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0288
Scope and Contents The John Fain Anderson Collection consists of 23 scrapbooks created by Anderson. The scrapbooks include newsclippings, brochures, obituaries, correspondence, photographs, postcards, greeting cards and handwritten notes concerning historical events, genealogies of families and biographical information on prominent individuals, political events, and educational institutions in upper East Tennessee. Some subjects covered in the collection include: Washington College Academy, the Civil War, the...
Dates: 1796-1938

Old Jonesborough Cemetery Inventory

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0503
Scope and Contents During the summers of 1995 and 1996, the Historic Preservation class of the Governor's School for the Scientific Exploration of Tennessee Heritage, taught by Joe Spence, conducted a field survey of the cemetery. Students gleaned 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...
Dates: 1995-1996

Planter’s House Guest Ledger

 Collection — Oversize box 1
Identifier: AppMs-0535
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-0403
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