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Washington County (Tenn.)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Boons [Boones] Creek Male and Female Seminary Records

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-55
Scope and Contents Boons [Boones] Creek Male & Female Seminary Papers consist of photostatic negatives of the constitution and bylaws of the school, lists of students, and a financial statement.
Dates: circa 1958

Edward G. DeVault Collection

 Collection — Box G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-402
Scope and Contents The Edward G. DeVault Family Papers consists of a physician's notebook belonging to W. B. DeVault and a Washington County, Tennessee Justice of the Peace ledger for Civil District 16 (Leesburg) kept by Samuel Conley, Justice of the Peace. The physician's notebook describes medical and surgical procedures and identifies many different types of drugs and compounds used in 19th century medical practice. The justice of the peace ledger contains names of plaintiffs and defendants in...
Dates: 1850-1881

David Diehl Account Book

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-56
Scope and Contents This is a photocopy of an account book that belonged to David Diehl (Deal), 1850-1882. It contains records of farming and his coopering business.
Dates: circa 1972

Jeremiah Dungan Family History

 Collection — Box J (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-696
Scope and Contents The Jeremiah Dungan Family History consists of a family history book titled Jeremiah Dungan, 1730-1813, Watauga Settler by Thomas P. Dungan and photographs of Dungan’s house, grist mill, and gravesite in Washington County, Tennessee.
Dates: 1997-2005, undated

Ella P. Buchanan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-657
Scope and Contents The Ella P. Buchanan Papers document Mrs. Buchanan’s family and personal life, as well as that of some of her illustrious ancestors in the Sevier, Brown, Pierce, and Embree families. With documents spanning across three centuries (1785-1999), the collection provides a rich source of research material for local and family history of Washington County and Tennessee.The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, scrapbooks, account books and ledgers, genealogical files,...
Dates: 1785-2002; undated

Embree Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-61
Scope and Contents The collection includes consists of photocopies of manuscript transcriptions of correspondence from Evan Embree, who resided on the Nolichucky River, to his uncle, Abner Elleman of Bush River, South Carolina. The correspondence deals primarily with Quaker theology and some family and local news.
Dates: 1780 - 1979

Charles and William Gobble Photographs

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-557
Arrangement The photographs are arranged by a number assigned to each in 2007.
Dates: 1890-2001

Lucy Gump Thesis Research Papers

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-364
Scope and Contents The Lucy Gump Thesis Research Papers contain photographic copies of personal property inventories and wills of individuals who resided in Washington County between 1773 and 1796. These records document the property acquisition and ownership patterns of individuals living in the East Tennessee region prior to Tennessee's statehood in 1796. In addition to these records, there are "backup papers" and a computer printout that contain statistical analyses of specific types of acquisition behaviors...
Dates: 1989

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

Martha Marshall Scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-517
Scope and Contents The Martha Marshall Collection contains one scrapbook that documents Washington County’s Tennessee Bicentennial Celebration in 1996. The scrapbook contains photocopies of newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, and other printed ephemera collected by Martha Marshall.
Dates: 1995-1996 and undated

Mary Sue Carson Going Papers

 Collection — Box 1-17
Identifier: AppMs-755
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series I Genealogy Files, 1926-1994 and undated, Boxes 1-13 and Series II, Subject Files, 1854-2002 and undated, Boxes 14-18.
Dates: 1854-2002

Mary Hardin McCown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-468
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...
Dates: 1790-1985

Washington County Historic Structures Survey Project Papers

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-9
Identifier: AppMs-286
Arrangement The records are arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Survey Forms and Related Records, 1983-1986, and Series 2, Computer Discs, 1983-1986. Note: The data from the earlier survey is not contained on the discs.
Dates: 1983-1986

William Flinn Rogers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UnivRec-277
Arrangement The collection is arranged into five series. Series 1: Personal Papers. Series 2: Professional Papers. Series 3: Photographs. Series 4: Audio Material. Series 5: Oversize Materials. The items are arranged alphabetically by subject title within the series.
Dates: 1812-1973; 1925-1968