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L. R. Hesler Collection

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Identifier: AR-0078
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, typed accounts, and memorabilia from Hesler family during the years 1888-1970.

Dates: 1888-1970

Laura Thornburgh Collection

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Identifier: MS-0195
Abstract

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

Leroy G. Fox Collection

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Identifier: MS-2051
Abstract This collection houses articles, assessments, brochures, correspondence, magazines, maps, newsletters, newspaper articles, notes, minutes, plans, reports, photocopies, and more documenting Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Great Smoky Mountains organizations, including the Great Smoky Mountain Park Commission and the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. The collection is broken down into eight series: personal materials, publications, articles, plans, organizations, places, subjects, and...
Dates: 1927-1999

Lucinda Ogle Collection

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Identifier: MS-3524
Abstract The Lucinda Ogle Collection (1885-2003) details early life in the Smoky Mountains. Lucinda Ogle was the daughter of Wiley and Rebecca Oakley. Wiley Oakley was known as the "Roaming Man of the Mountains", for his expertise in storytelling, for his comprehensive knowledge of the mountains, and for his guided tours throughout the Smoky Mountains. Lucinda Oakley Ogle continued the legacy of her father by preserving the heritage of the Smoky Mountains and its people. The collection includes...
Dates: circa 1885-circa 2003, undated

Margaret Ann Roth Photographs

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Identifier: MS-3201
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs and corresponding negatives taken by Margaret Ann Roth. Some of the subjects depicted include football games at the University of Tennessee in the 1950s, various parts of the Smoky Mountains, and dams in various stages of construction in the East Tennessee area.

Dates: 1955 April 3-1958 November 26

May Justus Collection

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Identifier: MS-3820
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of May Justus and consists of correspondence to and from Justus, contracts, manuscripts, photographs, articles about her, and a bibliobiography thesis about her life and work.

Dates: 1925-1987

May Justus Papers

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Identifier: MS-1640
Abstract

This collection houses poetry, correspondence, and a decoupage made with tatted lace documenting the life and work of Tennessee author May Justus.

Dates: 1977-1989 August 25, undated

Michael A. Lofaro Folklore Class Projects

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Identifier: MS-3337
Abstract These projects were completed as part of a class entitled Introduction to Folklore that Dr. Michael A. Lofaro taught during the summer of 2009. Twenty-three students compiled information from various oral sources to analyze local folklore and checked the validity of these reports with written sources. Most of the students interviewed informants to examine haunting stories, supernatural phenomena, natural remedies, vernacular idioms, superstitions, and other subjects. In their reports, they...
Dates: 2009 June 30

Michael Lofaro Class Papers

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Identifier: MS-3202
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of class projects written for Dr. Michael Lofaro's Folklore class between April and July of 2007. It also houses Dr. Lofaro's research on William Byrd's Commonplace. The projects document various aspects of folklore from around the world and are organized first by subject matter and second by the creator's last name.

Dates: 1978-2007 July (bulk 2007 April-July)

Michael Lofaro Class Papers

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Identifier: MS-1257
Abstract

This group of material is made up of student projects from Dr. Michael Lofaro's class on folklore written between 1977 and 1984. The papers are arranged by: first, the general subject; second, the student's last name; and third, the specific focus of the study.

Dates: 1977-1984

Michael Lofaro Class Papers

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Identifier: MS-1545
Abstract

This group of material is made up of student projects from Dr. Michael Lofaro's class on folklore. The papers are arranged by the general subject and then by the student's last name. Cassette and Video tapes accompany some of the papers. Numbers in parentheses indicate identification number for cassette tapes corresponding to student papers. Cassettes and video tapes are found in Box 5.

Dates: circa 1990-2005

Michael Lofaro Class Papers Regarding Folklore

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Identifier: MS-1336
Abstract

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

Michael Lofaro Folklore Class Papers

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Identifier: MS-2641
Abstract

This collection is composed of student projects from Dr. Michael Lofaro's class on folklore. There is a wide range of topics from Appalachian quilts, superstitions, and home remedies to drinking games, BDSM slang, and jump rope rhymes. It includes student papers from the following semesters: Spring 1999, Summer 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2001, and Summer 2005. Audiotapes, videotapes, computer disks, and photographs accompany some projects.

Dates: 1999-2005

Michael Lofaro Folklore Class Papers

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Identifier: MS-1973
Abstract

This collection houses two student projects conducted as part of Dr. Michael Lofaro's class on American folklore at the University of Tennessee dating from 2004 and 2007. The first project consists of a study of 50 proverbial phrases, traditional remedies, jokes, stories, jingles, and superstitions and includes VHS video footage. The second project consists of 25 folk remedies.

Dates: 2004-2007

Norbert F. Riedl Papers

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Identifier: MS-1075
Abstract

This collection houses papers written in 1981 by students in Benita Howell's folklore class at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1981

Norbert F. Riedl Papers

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Identifier: MS-1168
Abstract

This collection houses papers pertaining to Norbert Riedl's study of folklore while at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1960s-1970s

Oakley Family Memories of the Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-3828
Abstract

This collection includes articles, images, videos, and personal writings pertaining to the Oakley family and the Smoky Mountains. Harvey Oakley (1918–2007), Wiley Oakley (1885–1954), and Rebecca Anne Ogle Oakley (1890–1980) are the main family members of focus.

Dates: 1974-1984, Unknown

Paul J. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2306
Abstract

This collection, the Paul J. Adams Papers, 1921-2016, is composed of early notes and manuscripts, correspondence from Paul J. Adams to Mrs. Arnold C. Moore (Theodosia Sister Moore), and a couple of items concerning Paul J. Adams' influence on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The collection includes copies of Adams' book Mt. LeConte and relates to Adams and his 50th Anniversary hike up Mount LeConte in July 1975.

Dates: 1921-2016

Peter H. Prince Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2921
Abstract The bulk of this collection is composed of photographs, newspaper clippings, computer printouts, xerox copies, floppy disks, correspondence, and reference publications documenting Peter Hayden Pete Prince's research into the history of his family and of the Great Smoky Mountains both before and after the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was formed. Other materials document Prince's personal life (including his two fiancees, his work with cerebral palsy patients, his struggle to find...
Dates: 1770-2006

Philip and Ruth Ewald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2093
Abstract

Philip and Ruth Ewald collected these newspapers, maps, and various proposals, reports, and recommendations documenting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The materials date from 1953 to 1984 and focus on a decision made in about 1965 to build a road on park land from Townsend to Bryson City. The collection also houses several drafts of a General Management Plan for the park and materials showing the discussion surrounding it.

Dates: 1953-1984

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