Skip to main content

Elizabethton (Tenn.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin C. Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0466
Scope and Contents The Edwin C. Alexander Papers consists primarily of the personal papers of Alexander's father, E. C. (Crawford) Alexander, Sr. and includes correspondence, newsclippings (copies), legal documents, a scrapbook (copy), and miscellaneous printed matter related to his personal and civic affairs as a prominent businessman and civic leader in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Included is material documenting his efforts to bring the rayon plants of American Bemberg Corporation and American Glanzstoff...
Dates: 1902-1968

Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-0464
Scope and Contents The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
Dates: 1849-1904, 1948, 1962, 1972

Elizabethton Star Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0125
Scope and Contents The Elizabethton Star Negative Collection contains 4 x 5 and 2½ x 2½, black and white safety film negatives of pictures taken by the staff photographers for the Elizabethton Star newspaper. Five glass negatives have been kept with the collection.The negatives date from 1956 to 1968. The newspaper also kept in its files a few copy negatives made from older pictures which preserve earlier scenes in Elizabethton.The negatives concern the following subjects: news events;...
Dates: 1956-1968

Hoover Day Parade Tape

 Collection — Item 1
Identifier: AppMs-0354
Scope and Contents

One VHS tape copied from a 3 1/2 minute film of the October 6, 1928 campaign parade by Republican presidential candidate Herbert C. Hoover in Elizabethton, Tennessee. The recording depicts scenes along the parade route on Elk Avenue and West Main, ending at Harmon Field.

Dates: October 6, 1928