Found in 221 Collections and/or Records:
Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject.
The collection is arranged into three series. Series 1, Personal Papers, 1975-1982; Series 2, Professional Papers, 1976-1994; Series 3, Audio Cassettes, undated.
The bulk of the Alta Elizabeth Pardue Keirn Papers consists of photographs from the early twentieth century, including numerous photographs taken at and near East Tennessee State Normal School where Keirn was a student from 1911-1914. The photographs mainly depict other students and school activities, such as sports and theater. There are also several documents, including a brief biographical sketch of Keirn by an unknown author.
The collection is organized into two series: Series 1, 5" x 7" negatives and prints; and Series 2, 4" x 5" negatives and prints. The negatives have been placed before the prints. Nitrate negatives have been placed in Box 3, and damaged cellulose diacetate negatives in Box 4.
The Kenny Fannon Photograph Collection consists of copy prints of photographs of the trains and scenery along the Interstate Railroad and Southern Railway in Southwest Virginia as well as images of people, especially school groups. Thirty of the images were originally photographed with a panoramic camera. According to Fannon, the panoramas were made by a photographer surnamed Jenkins who was active circa 1920 to 1940. The other images appear to be from various sources.
The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1842-1997 and undated; Series 2, Recordings, 1994 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1942-1970 and undated.
The James H. Lambert Collection consists of one handwritten letter dated April 1945 from Lambert, then “somewhere in Germany,” to his mother in Bristol, Virginia, and one black and white photograph of Lambert in his army uniform.
The Leland Lancaster Collection documents Lancaster life, school work, and interests. Material in the collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous publications and printed matter, and photographs.
The London's Hardware Company material consists of photocopies of newspaper advertisements from 1930-1969 and 8 x 10 inch black-and-white photographs of the store, most of which depict the interior of the store and its merchandise and layout.
The collection is arranged into two series as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1817-1996 and undated, and Series 2, Photographs and Microfiche, 1906-1994 and undated.
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 Department of Military Science Records document the activities of the university’s ROTC unit.
The Miss Buccaneer Pageant Records consist of correspondence, newsclippings, applications, score sheets, receipts, event programs, and photographs primarily documenting pageant activities for the years 1984-88 and 1990. Information to be found in the collection include how contestants were scored, pageant publicity, and biographical information about contestants.