Found in 239 Collections and/or Records:
The papers of John Alan Maxwell document Maxwell’s personal life and his career as a professional artist. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and magazine articles, printed ephemera, biographical information, information regarding art work and exhibits, and his involvement in such organizations as the Tipton-Haynes Historical Association, Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, and the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
The Ruth B. Maxwell Papers consist of a family lineage chart, correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and miscellaneous printed ephemera documenting Maxwell’s interest in genealogy and local history, especially her activities in various patriotic organizations. The photographs are primarily images of individuals taken by her husband, Clifford, a professional photographer.
The Barbara McDermitt Recordings consist of 28 audiocassette recordings of Ray Hicks, Hattie Presnell, Stanley Hicks and Frank Proffitt, Jr. telling stories, playing music, and singing; 14 photographs, mainly of storytellers; and reports on the field trip tapes as well as a partial transcript of the Ray Hicks tapes. The tapes were recorded in the summer of 1982 in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.
The collection is organized into two series, as follows: Series 1, Academic Files, 1925-2000 and undated, and Series 2, Writings and Miscellaneous Papers, 1938-1999 and undated. Files within each series are arranged in alphabetical order by folder subject heading generally following the arrangement established by Dr. Brown.
The Anne Newton Collection consists of the following: correspondence between Newton and donors of photographs; black and white photographic prints; and notes taken by Newton on the prints. Most of the prints depict early Johnson City schools and their classes. Photographs are copies of originals which date from 1910-38. The correspondence and notes date from 1987.
The papers consists of 4 series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1909-1927; Series 2, Applications for Teaching Positions at East Tennessee State Normal School, 1911-1925; Series 3, Minutes of Faculty Meetings, 1911-1916; Series 4, Gilbreath's Writings, undated.
The Old Time Dance Conference Collection consists of audio and video tapes of the 1989 and 1990 dance programs, together with additional tapes on different styles of dance. The last-mentioned tapes cover dances and dance festivals which were not part of the Old Time Dance Conference program but which were donated by participants on the 1989 program. Also included in the collection are two file folders which contain descriptive notes on the tapes.
The Franklin Parker Collection contains materials that document the life of Myles Horton and his activities at the Highlander Research and Education Center (known prior to 1961 as the Highlander Folk School). Included are articles, newspaper clippings, publications, and correspondence.
The Robert Peplies Papers include lectures, book abstracts and reviews, course work, soil surveys, and maps. Included is a manuscript, "Settlement and Geography of Europe." The materials are not dated, with the exception of work related to the settlement and population course.
The collection is arranged in five series: Series 1, Correspondence, 1990-91; Series 2, Publications, 1986-91; Series 3, Research Files, 1916-91 and undated; Series 4, Writings, c. 1988-1992 and undated; and Series 5, Oral History Interviews, 1986-1990 and undated.
The Quentin M. Alexander Collection consists of photocopies of lineage charts, family group records, census extracts, research notes, and pages from published genealogical reference works. The collection documents several generations of the Shipley, Simerly (Zimmerle), and Alexander families in Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee during the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
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.
The collection is divided into eight series as follows: Series 1, Personal Papers, 1908-1955; Series 2, Republican National Convention, 1946-1952; Series 3, The Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations, 1953-1960; Series 4, Speeches of B. Carroll Reece, 1920-60; Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1913-1960; Series 6, Photographs and Drawings, 1919-61; Series 7, Commendations and Certificates, 1865-1965; and Series 8, Addendum.
The papers of Le Roy Reeves consist of letters, military orders, photographs, sketches, newspaper clippings and genealogical data. His experimental sketches of the Tennessee state flag and his correspondence relating to the adoption of the flag are of particular interest to Tennesseans and vexillologists. Other papers document some of his activities as a member of the United States military and the research he conducted for his book Ancestral Sketches.
The Wayne Scott Rial Collection consists of materials related to Rial's research on southern Appalachian gospel music and includes a copy of a report Rial wrote on the subject, a 1992 newsletter (Old Harp: The New Harp of Columbia Newsletter), and a box of 4' x 5' index cards containing announcements of gospel singings in the region, 1987-94.
The Rocky Mount Historical Association Collection contains newspaper clippings, cartoons, publications, magazines, correspondence, and documents that pertain to World War II. The collection also includes photographs and documents of the Jack Snider Country Store exhibit at Rocky Mount.
The collection spans from 1938 to 1965 but predominantly from 1944 to 1945.
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.
The Cecil Rose collection includes writings by Rose, clippings from magazines and newspapers, and photographs primarily on Southwest Virginia and West Virginia history. Among the subjects covered in the collection are local feuds, mining, and lawmen and outlaws. The five black and white 5" x 7" photographs are copies which have been placed in the appropriate subject file.