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Great Smoky Mountains Guidebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3414

These guidebooks document the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and some of the towns nearby. Among them are a Thompson Photo publication including photographs of popular destinations, brochures detailing the history of the park, brochures containing maps of the park, brochures describing the Park's plants and animals, brochures advertising special events and programs, and visitor guides promoting attractions in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Cherokee, North Carolina.

Dates

  • 1955-2004

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet

Abstract

These guidebooks document the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and some of the towns nearby. Among them are a Thompson Photo publication including photographs of popular destinations, brochures detailing the history of the park, brochures containing maps of the park, brochures describing the Park's plants and animals, brochures advertising special events and programs, and visitor guides promoting attractions in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Cherokee, North Carolina.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Great Smoky Mountains were formed 200-300 million years ago and elevations range from 875 to 6,643 feet. The Great Smoky Mountains Park is the largest federally protected landmass east of the Mississippi River, spanning over 36 miles. The mountains form the boundary between Tennessee and North Carolina.

Arrangement

This collection consists of seven folders.

Acquisition Note

The Great Smoky Mountains Regional Project transferred these publications to Special Collections in February of 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480