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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
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.
This collection houses three reports, Social Change in Eastern Kentucky since 1960 (1973), Changes in the Structure of Central Appalachian Families and Households, 1958-1976 (1983), and Revolution in Reproduction: Family Planning in an Appalachian Community (1985), produced by the University of Kentucky's Center for Developmental Change. Also included are two reprinted scholarly articles on similar topics.
Collection consists of a single letter written by Mary Coleman of the East Tennessee Automobile Club to Herbert P. Carl regarding the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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.
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.
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.
This collection consists of a transcript of a commencement address given by Senator John K. Shields in 1913 at Maryville College. Shields praises famous Appalachian settlers and the American constitution, warns of the growth of federal government, attacks immigration for threatening the American way of life, and denounces efforts at building Anglo-American friendship.
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.
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, newsclippings, pamphlets, and books concerning author Laura Thornburgh and her book, The Great Smoky Mountains.
This collection contains a book by Mary Frances Davidson, Vegetable Dying of Wool in the Appalachian Highlands, written in 1943.
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.
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.
This collection consists of an informational guide to the Technical Trade School, a college of printing, in Pressmen's Home, Tennessee.
This bound volume consists of 80 pages of recipes, including many dessert recipes. The back of the volume contains several pages of notes on court cases, as well as a list of home remedies. The year 1906 appears on one page, but the whole of the volume is not dated.
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.
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.
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.
- Subject: Appalachian Region. X
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Religion. 4
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Women. 3
- Appalachian Region, Southern. 3
- Farm Life -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 3
- Appalachian Region -- History. 2
- Appalachian Region -- Social conditions. 2
- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs. 2
- Appalachian Region. 2
- Farmers -- Tennessee. 2
- Folklore -- Appalachian Region. 2
- Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 2
- Women authors, American -- Southern States. 2
- Agriculture -- Tennessee. 1
- American literature -- Southern States. 1
- American literature -- Women authors. 1
- Appalachian Region -- Description and travel. 1
- Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
- Authors, American -- Tennessee. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Cooking, American -- Appalachian Region. 1
- Court records -- United States. 1
- Diaries. 1
- Dyes and dyeing -- Wool. 1
- Education, Rural -- Appalachian Region. 1
- Families -- Tennessee. 1
- Folklore -- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Folklore -- Tennessee, East. 1
- Franklin County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- United States. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Labor unions -- Printing industry. 1
- Maryville College -- History. 1
- Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions. 1
- Melungeons -- History. 1
- Mountain life -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Pictorial works. 1
- Mountain people -- Appalachian Region, Southern – Pictorial works. 1
- Printers -- Appalachian Region. 1
- Revivals -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 1
- Rhea County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Serpent worship -- Southern States. 1
- Sevier County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
- Sevier County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Sewing. 1
- Snake cults (Holiness churches) -- Southern States. 1
- Tennessee -- Description and travel. 1
- Tennessee, East -- Social life and customs. 1
- Traditional medicine. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961. 1
- Women -- Southern States. 1 ∧ less