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Roan Mountain (N.C. and Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

D.M. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-608
Scope and Contents The D.M. Brown Collection consists of glass-plate lantern slides, negatives, index title cards, 16mm films, and a lantern slide projector. Most of the lantern slides were apparently made by Brown in the 1930s as part of his dissertation research at Duke University on plant communities on Roan Mountain. This material was used by Dr. Brown during the 1930s and 1940s as a teaching aid for biology and botany classes he taught at ETSU, then East Tennessee State College. Images are primarily of local...

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-567
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and the Linville River Railway through company records, publications, maps, oral history interviews, films, videotapes, and photographs. The materials date from 1883-2005, but predominantly 1910s-1950. This collection provides a comprehensive visual record of the ET&WNC RR. The written record highlights various aspects of the railroad’s operation. The research value of this collection...

James A. Goforth Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-80
Scope and Contents The Goforth Collection includes copy negatives with corresponding prints, engineering drawings, and maps relating to the develoment of railroads in Tennessee, Virginia and North Carolina. The prints and negatives depict places along the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. These were taken in the months from August through October 1909. The engineering drawings include specifications for bridges, tunnels, stations, pump houses, dwellings, trestles and loading platforms.

Murrell Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-432
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Menus, Newsclippings, and Receipts, 1896-1987; Series 2, Pauline Murrell Stone Interview, 1993; and Series 3, Photographs, 1883-1927.

Ridley Wills East Tennessee Postcard Collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 847
Scope and Contents Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.

Robert M. Harvey Tape

 Collection — Other 1 videotape
Identifier: 500-AppMs 444
Scope and Contents The video tape recording "Up with Goats," produced by Robert M. Harvey in 1992 and 1993, documents the efforts of the Toecane Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest to control unwanted plant species on the Round Bald of Roan Mountain during the period May-September 1992. Angora and alpine goats were confined in specific areas on Round Bald by using moveable solar-powered electric fences.

Ron D. Vance and Barbara H. Wickersham Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-621
Scope and Contents The Ron D. Vance and Barbara H. Wickersham Collection contains oral history tapes, transcripts, and subject files relating to the “History of the Highlands According to the People Who Lived It,” an oral history project funded by the University of Tennessee. The collection also includes photographs of interviewees as well as a Fox and Geese game board with marbles. The collection documents the history and culture of the Highlands of Roan in East Tennessee and western North Carolina.

Ruth E. Thomas Photographs

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 278
Arrangement The photographs are organized into one series. The scrapbook and the 17 photographic copies are stored together and shelved by accession number in the photographic storage area.

Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-460
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series: Series 1, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Information, 1990; Series 2, Roan Mountain Reports and Papers, 1993 and undated; and Series 3, Big Yellow Mountain Reports and Papers, 1980-1993.