Skip to main content Skip to search results


Special Collections Online at UT

Showing Collections: 1 - 13 of 13

Appalachia Photograph Album

Identifier: MS-3723

This collection consists of one book containing photographs of intimate studies of the mountain people of Western Carolina and their handicrafts. Images include those of homes, farm buildings, farming activities and industries, and craft production. Inscribed: To Dr. Arthur E. Morgan, Chairman, Tennessee Valley Authority

Dates: undated

Archibald D. Paul Diaries

Identifier: MS-1081

This collection consists of two handwritten diaries belonging to Archibald D. Paul with daily recordings of his activity on his farm between 1834 and 1864.

Dates: 1834-1864

Eleanor Dickinson Collection

Identifier: MS-2068

The collection includes material related to Eleanor Dickinson's professional career, particularly her research and work surrounding the publication Revival!. Material include reference articles, items used in an exhibition on the work at Tennessee State Museum, and page proofs for the final book. Other material in the collection documents her other research as well as some personal letters and notes.

Dates: 1940-2001; Majority of material found within 1970-1985

Frederick W. Henck Materials

Identifier: MS-3657

This collection of F.W. Henck material includes his journal from 1886, a letter from Mr. Frederick William Henck to his mother from 1880, and a copy of "The Robert Campbell Story 1718-2011," a record of the goings-on of a church in which Mr. Henck was involved.

Dates: 1880 December 2-1888 August 5, 2011

Huskey and Ogle Families Genealogical Booklet

Identifier: MS-1176

This collection consists of a booklet containing information about the Huskey and Ogle families of Tennessee, including a copy of William Ogle's will, a brief history of William and Martha Jane (Huskey) Ogle's arrival in Sevier County, an essay on the early Huskey and Ogle families of Gatlinburg, an essay on the crafts and utensils that Thomas Stephen and Isaac Huskey made, a piece describing some Cherokee legends, and several biographical notices.

Dates: undated

Joseph Marshall Krechniak and Helen Bullard Krechniak Papers

Identifier: MS-2678

This collection contains manuscripts and published short stories of Joseph Marshall Krechniak as well as source materials for his writing, such as travel and military manuals. The collection also includes some materials relating to his wife, Helen Bullard Krechniak. Materials date from the 1930's to 2003. However, the bulk of the collection is from the 1930's and 40's.

Dates: circa 1930-2003 (bulk 1930s-1940s)

Laura Thornburgh Collection

Identifier: MS-0195

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, newsclippings, pamphlets, and books concerning author Laura Thornburgh and her book, The Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1921-1960, undated

Mary Frances Davidson Book, Vegetable Dyeing of Wool in the Appalachian Highlands

Identifier: MS-2349

This collection contains a book by Mary Frances Davidson, Vegetable Dying of Wool in the Appalachian Highlands, written in 1943.

Dates: 1943

Michael Lofaro Class Papers Regarding Folklore

Identifier: MS-1336

This collection houses student papers written for Michael A. Lofaro's folklore class. Among the subjects discussed are arts and crafts, ghosts, jokes, magic, superstitions, proverbs, and songs.

Dates: 1985-1986

Norbert F. Riedl Collection

Identifier: MS-0954

The Norbert F. Riedl Collection includes research files on such topics as architecture, clothing and costume, cockfighting, food and cooking, games and recreation, legends, medicines and remedies, music, quilting, snake handling, and customs pertaining to marriage, divorce, death and burial. There is also material about the mysterious Melungeons of Hancock and Hawkins Counties and there is a group of tape recordings which relate to many of the file topics.

Dates: 1965-1975

Singer Manufacturing Company Orders

Identifier: MS-3940

This collection contains two orders to the Singer Manufacturing Company in New York, New York from July 1867. The first order is a letter sent by George Tobler from Knoxville, Tennessee; Tobler describes his most recent purchase of two sewing machines and is ordering more bobbins and thread. The second order is an itemized list placed through Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1867 July 19-24

Thomas Franklin Joyce Papers

Identifier: MS-1236

This collection consists of the farm records and other agricultural-related items of Thomas Franklin Joyce who owned and operated two farms in Winchester, Tennessee for a period of nearly four decades.

Dates: 1934-1976

Wilma Dykeman and James R. Stokely Jr. Papers

Identifier: MS-3800

The Wilma Dykeman and James R. Stokely Jr. Papers contain personal and family related material, correspondence, research material, manuscripts, and visual media pertaining to the life and works of author and historian Wilma Dykeman and her husband, poet James R. Stokely Jr. The collection spans 1807-2011 with the bulk of the material dating between 1934 and 2007.

Dates: 1807-2011, undated; Majority of material found within 1934 - 2007

Filtered By

  • Subject: Appalachian Region, Southern. X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religion. 4
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Women. 3
Appalachian Region, Southern. 3
Farm Life -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 3
Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs. 2