Carter County (Tenn.) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
Dates: 1849-1904, 1948, 1962, 1972
Scope and Contents The Elizabethton Star Negative Collection contains 4 x 5 and 2½ x 2½, black and white safety film negatives of pictures taken by the staff photographers for the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Five glass negatives have been kept with the collection.The negatives date from 1956 to 1968. The newspaper also kept in its files a few copy negatives made from older pictures which preserve earlier scenes in Elizabethton.The negatives concern the following subjects: news events;...
Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The James Tipton Ellis Journal consists of a photocopy of the original journal used by Ellis for keeping personal and business accounts. Journal entries include information on Carter County, Tennessee marriages (some of which he performed as a justice of the peace) and deaths, as well as for purchases of goods.
Collection — Box E (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The Memoirs and Historical Notes of George Frederick Dugger, Sr. cover data from 1766 to 1973. The 211-page work is an account of his genealogical roots as well as his personal life. It includes historic information on the roads and highways of Carter County, Tennessee and a history of the Elizabethton Water System and monument near the courthouse. The work is divided into two sections: chapters 2 through 15 deal with his personal experience as related to his legal and political careers;...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Arrangement The Lewis Family Papers are divided into three series; Series 1, Personal Papers, Records and Family History, 1890-1973; Series 2, Enumeration of Scholastic Population, 10th District, Carter County, 1905 and 1916-1918; and Series 3, Lewis Family and Miscellaneous Photographs, c. 1888-c. 1989.
Dates: circa 1820-1988; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1918
Scope and Contents The collection consists of clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, booklets/pamphlets, correspondence, journals, typed notes by Mary Hardin McCown on local history, women, War of 1812 soldiers and veterans in Tennessee, Civil War in Tennessee, Tennessee Society of Daughters of the American Revolution, Johnson City Kiwanis Club, E. A. Galbraith and Galbraith's Springs in Hawkins County, Tenn., genealogy, historical preservation, and patriotic organizations. The collection also contains issues of...