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Found in 244 Collections and/or Records:

Abrahms Family Photographs and Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-242
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of are 202 black and white photographs of Abrahms family members and friends. The photos probably date from the late nineteenth century through the 1930s or 1940s. Most of the subjects depicted in the photographs are not identified. Also included in the collection are three pieces of correspondence, dated November 12, 1886, October 21, 1924 and January 13, 1940. Although the author and recipients of the letters are identified, it is not clear what their...
Dates: 1886-1940; Other: Date acquired: 1985-04-17

Arthur D. (John) Adair Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-558
Scope and Contents The Arthur D. (John) Adair collection includes correspondence from Europe to the United States during WWII from August 1943 – February 1946. The letters are primarily written by Adair to his mother in Alabama. The collection also includes a scrapbook, trip memorabilia, photographs from Europe during WWII, WWII related documents, postcards, and newspaper and magazine clippings.
Dates: 1943 - 1994

John Biggs "Pat" Alderman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-149
Scope and Contents The Pat Alderman papers contain many different types of materials. Included are books, plays, articles and music written by Alderman, as well as typed drafts and handwritten notes for his historical works. The music dates from the late 1920s through the 1960s, while the plays and books date from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Incoming correspondence (1920s-1980s), church programs, play programs, autobiographical notes, clippings on music, history, natural history and conservation also are...
Dates: 1918 - 1983

Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-315
Scope and Contents The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Collection documents his military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnamese Conflict and provides information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from the donor's scrapbook. The photocopies include a few pages from Tropic Lightning: A History of the 25th Infantry Division; a letter, dated 30 January 1969, to PFC Bertram S. Allen, Jr., from his father; and...
Dates: 1969-1970

Appalachian Alliance Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-524
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1975-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Publications, 1977-1983.
Dates: 1975-1983

Appalachian Council for the Arts Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 512
Arrangement Files in the collection are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1966-1980; 1966-1980 and undated

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

Appalachian-Scottish and Irish Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-326
Scope and Contents The Appalachian-Scottish & Irish Studies Collection focuses on the various components of the academic studies program examining the history and culture of Appalachia, Scotland, Ireland, and the interrelationships of the three locales. Materials document course work, lectures, field trips, student papers or projects, notes, schedules, and other aspects of the program. Documentation is found in manuscript records, audio and videorecordings, and photographs. The material provides insight on...
Dates: 1957-1997

Appalachian Writers Association Records

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-564
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Writers Association Records contain financial and administrative records, correspondence, board meeting minutes, newsletters, conference materials, and membership information. The majority of the files were collected by Patricia Shirley, the AWA’s recording secretary. The collection also includes poetry, short stories, and essays that had been submitted for AWA contests.

The collection covers the period of 1980-1999 and includes some undated material.
Dates: 1980 - 1999

Anne W. Armstrong Typescript: Of Time and Knoxville

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-97
Scope and Contents The Anne W. Armstrong Collection contains a copy of a typescript of an unpublished manuscript entitled "Of Time and Knoxville, Fragment of an Autobiography" written by Armstrong. The manuscript was written sometime between 1947 and 1958 recounts Armstrong's view of growing up in Knoxville in 1880s and 1890s. The dates of the account are 1885 through 1902.
Dates: 1947-1958

D.R. Beeson, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-164
Scope and Contents The D. R. Beeson, Sr. Papers contain consist of the personal and professional papers of Donald Richard Beeson of Johnson City, Tennessee. Professional materials include architectural drawings, blueprints, and contract books relating to Beeson's designs of private residences and public and commercial buildings in East Tennessee, western North Carolina, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia. Personal materials include Beeson's autobiography; essays; photographs; games and puzzles; newspaper...
Dates: 1830-1985, undated

Alexander Bonnyman Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-440
Arrangement Notebooks are arranged chronologically with undated ledger stored last. One folder of oversize documents is housed in the map cabinets by accession number.
Dates: 1905-1911

A. B. Bowman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-797
Arrangement This collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 1853-1898

Bowman Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-23
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.
Dates: 1820 - 1932; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1886

Brabson Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-167
Arrangement The papers are arranged alphabetically by type of material. Please note that all five account books of African-Americans were kept together under the title "Freedman's Books," and placed alphabetically under the letter "F," even though the first two books' titles do not begin with the letter "F." The oversized certificates and photographs have been removed from the collection and placed in oversized storage by accession number. Five books have been removed also and cataloged into Special...
Dates: 1829 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1831 - 1880

Britton Family Papers

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 296
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or document type in a single series. Some of the material in the collection is undated, while the remainder of the collection is dated from 1935 to 1965.
Dates: 1935-1965

Broadside Television (T.V.) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-028
Scope and Contents The Broadside Television Collection includes both manuscripts and tapes. The manuscript documentation includes legal, financial, personnel, publicity and programming records, as well as correspondence and grant proposals. The tapes cover the myriad of topics included among Broadside's programs. Among these topics are local and regional history, environment, aging, medical care, Appalachian folklore, and country music.An addition incorporated into the existing collection includes 36...
Dates: 1970 - 1978

A. A. Bruner Journal

 Collection — Box I (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-528
Scope and Contents The A. A. Bruner Journal consists of one file folder that contains a photocopy of Bruner’s 1852-1859 journal of his planned travel from Greene County, Tennessee, to the California goldfields. The journal documents Bruner’s travels through North and South Carolina, where he caught a ship at Charleston and sailed to Cuba. Bruner describes his stay in Cuba before sailing on through the Atlantic Ocean bound for California. The journal ends abruptly shortly after leaving Cuba and does not follow...
Dates: circa 1998

Charles Faulkner Bryan Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 3
Identifier: AppMs-104
Scope and Contents The collection reflects Bryan's career as a composer, folklore collector, performer, and teacher. The microfilmed portion of the collection includes correspondence, biographical and financial papers, newspaper clippings, programs, teaching notes, folk music and folklore collections, professional publications, and composition scores and scripts.
Dates: 1892 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955

Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 108
Arrangement The papers are arranged in three series: Series 1, General Files, 1972-1981; Series 2, Tennessee Department of Public Health Records, 1971-1981; and Series 3, Scrapbook (copy), 1978-1981.
Dates: 1971-1981

Beverly Burbage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-597
Arrangement The collection is organized into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1856-1997 and undated, Boxes 1-2 and Series 2, Photographic Images, 1898-1989 and undated, Boxes 3-8 and one folder in Small Photograph Collection Box 6.
Dates: 1856-1997

Butler Project Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 437
Scope and Contents The Butler Project Collection consists of a carousel of 101 35mm slides, a 60-minute audio cassette narration, and narration notes and slide cues. The program concerns the 1983 draw down of Watauga Lake and the reminiscences of individuals who remember Butler (Old Butler), Tenn., before the Tennessee Valley Authority lake covered the town in 1948.
Dates: 1983-1984; Other: Date acquired: 1994-01-24

Caldwell Family Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-42
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of deeds and wills of the Caldwell family in Hawkins County, Tennessee and a transcript of the 1871 bankruptcy trial of James Caldwell. The documents span from 1782 through 1892.
Dates: 1970

Bernard H. Cantor Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-26
Arrangement The papers of this collection are arranged in chronological order by record type beginning with the decisions of Mr. Cantor as an arbitrator, 1959-1978 as Series 1, and then the Arbitration Review Board Decisions between the United Mine Workers and the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association, 1975-1978 as Series 2. Series 3 includes several labor contracts of relevance to the arbitration layout decided by Mr. Cantor.Two additions have been added to the collection. These include...
Dates: 1959-1986

Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway, Engineering Department Collection

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-047
Arrangement The collection is organized into five series: Series 1, Office Records of the Engineering Department, 1908-1967; Series 2, Publications, 1909-1968; Series 3, Correspondence, 1909-1978; Series 4, Speeches, 1962-1964; and Series 5, Minutes of the ICC Hearing on Valuation of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway, October 28, 1926.
Dates: 1908-1978

Nora C. Carter Papers

 Collection — Box B (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-99
Scope and Contents The Nora C. Carter Papers consist of documents relating to her early teaching experience in East Tennessee.
Dates: 1923-1924

Cass Family Business Collection

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-76
Arrangement The collection is arranged in three series: Series 1, Papers of East Tennessee Medicine Company, 1891-1925; Series 2, Papers of the Ferguson Drug Company, 1916-1921; Series 3, Papers of Joseph W. Cass, 1907-1923. The contents of all series are organized alphabetically by subject, with correspondence being arranged alphabetically by author, and then chronologically when there is more than one piece by an author.
Dates: 1891-1925; 1911-1924

Charles P. Wofford Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-465
Arrangement The collection is arranged in five series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1855-2005 and undated; Series 2, Publications, 1809-1992; and Series 3, Photographs and Photograph Scrapbooks, 1880-1985 and undated; Series 4, Postcards and Tobacco cards, 1907-1967 and undated; and Series 5, Recordings, 1996-2004 and undated.
Dates: 1809 - 2005

Brian Chisom Research Paper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-357
Scope and Contents The Brian Chisom Research Paper is a 23-page research paper and an accompanying 90-minute audio cassette tape recording of commercially produced folk songs that depict the poverty of Appalachia. The paper describes economic, political, and educational issues surrounding the attempts to "revitalize" Appalachia by the federal government during the 1960s.
Dates: 1989

Christine Burleson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 146
Arrangement The collection is organized into two series: Series 1, Subject Files, and Series 2, Photographs, 1955 and undated. Both series are arranged in alphabetical order by subject name.
Dates: 1912-1961