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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Preaching Mission Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-194
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Preaching Mission Records cover the years 1954 to 1980 and concern primarily the Johnson City Mission. The collection includes brochures, correspondence, financial statements, memoranda, and minutes for city and area committee meetings, miscellaneous items connected with each year's mission (e.g. programs, photographs, ribbons, schedules), and tapes of Mission speakers. There also is a brief history of Johnson City's participation in the Mission and a brochure file which covers...
Dates: 1954-1980

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971

J. B. Collins Photographs

 Collection — Other 1 folder in Box 3
Identifier: AppMs-446
Scope and Contents The J. B. Collins Photographs collection consists of 79 black and white photographic images (4" x 5") on 20 contact sheets depicting serpent-handling church services at the Dolley Pond Church of God with Signs Following at Birchwood, Tennessee, and the Faith Tabernacle at LaFollette, Tennessee, c. 1945. Included are scenes of members being arrested at the Dolley Pond church and scenes at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Dates: circa 1945

Mike DuBose Photographs

 Collection — Other In Box 3
Identifier: AppMs-429
Scope and Contents The Mike DuBose Photographs collection consists of 21 black and white prints of serpent-handling practices in religious services in the Appalachian region taken by DuBose between 1984 and 1985. Church locations include Baxter, Kentucky, Canton, North Carolina, Carson Springs, Tennessee, and Jolo, West Virginia.
Dates: 1984-1985

Charles Gunter Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-69
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings of interviews conducted by Gunter's students in connection with his courses on social geography. The interview subjects are primarily from East Tennessee and often discuss topics of regional interest such as music, farm life, coal mining, and foodways. The collection also includes dub sheets for the first eight tapes, partial transcripts of tapes 2, 5 and 6, and summaries of interviews.
Dates: 1974-1996

John Fain Anderson Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-288
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

Martha Alfonso Recordings

 Collection — Other Items 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-302
Arrangement The video tape and audio tape are stored together.
Dates: July 17-19, 1987

Melanie L. Sovine and Sue Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-110
Scope and Contents The Melanie L. Sovine and Sue Smith Collection consists of a Spring 1982 interview with Cleo Green, her daughter Pearlie Ann Price, and her granddaughter Dale Ann Price, all members of the Calvin Primitive Baptist Church. Included are an audiocassette and an edited and annotated transcript of that tape.
Dates: 1982

Range Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-126
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series according to document type as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1790-2000 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1849-1941 and undated; Series 3, Photographs, 1880-1974, and undated.
Dates: 1790-2000 and undated

Benjamin Harrison Taylor Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-113
Arrangement The papers span from 1833 to 1977. The files are arranged alphabetically by type of documents within a single series.
Dates: 1867-1977; 1868-1930

Virgil Q. Wacks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 569
Arrangement The collection is arranged in 14 series as follows: Series 1, 35mm Motion Picture Film, 1948-1982, Film Clips 1-8, Series 2, Festivals, 1955-1986, Film clips 9-95, Series 3, Community Events, 1943-1984, Film clips 96-328 and Film clips 1808-1811 Addendum, Series 4, News Events, 1955-1983, Film clips 329-375, Series 5, Sports, 1942-1981, Film clips 376-439, Series 6, Parks and Recreation, 1955-1981, Film clips 440-581, Series 7, Regional and Rural, 1942-1981, Film clips 582-639, Series...
Dates: 1942-1986; 1970-1979