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Funeral rites and ceremonies

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Thomas G. Burton Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-160
Scope and Contents The Thomas G. Burton Collection includes manuscripts, photographic prints and negatives, audio and video tapes. The manuscripts include dub sheets and tape transcripts, one copy of a songbook, documentation related to the Tennessee Traditions in Perspective Colloquium, and one booklet on Tennessee snake-handlers. The photographic prints and negatives focus on serpent-handling church services in West Virginia and Tennessee. The audio and video tapes cover serpent-handling church services in...
Dates: 1967 - 2001

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

Mildred S. Kozsuch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-289
Scope and Contents The Papers Series contains correspondence, publications, National Register of Historic sites information, as well as a large amount of information concerning the John Sevier homesite. The prints in the Photograph Series cover various aspects of life in the Johnson City/Jonesborough, Tennessee area, c. 1867-1940. Included, for example, are photos of family festivals, funeral ceremonies, children, individuals at work, and buildings. The Postcards Series cover several subjects including Davy...
Dates: 1867-2007

Jeanne M. Rasmussen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-352
Scope and Contents The Jeanne M. Rasmussen Collection contains both manuscript and photographic materials. Manuscript materials include personal correspondence and financial records; drafts of chapters from Rasmussen's unpublished manuscript on coal mining; essays written by Rasmussen on coal mining and other topics relating to Appalachia; and clippings and scrapbook materials on coal mining, the UMWA, and Rasmussen's writing and photography. The photographic prints depict Appalachian men, women, and children;...
Dates: 1947-2009; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974