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A. G. Dutch and Margaret Ann Roth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3334
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of approximately 8,000 photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains and the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club taken by Albert Gordon Dutch Roth between 1916 and 1960. It also houses a number of photographs taken by Dutch Roth's daughter, Margaret Ann Roth, and a variety of print materials (including correspondence, announcements and invitations, programs, and maps) documenting the SMHC.

Dates: circa 1880s-2002 December 14 (bulk 1916 May 24-1960 March 1)

"A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains"

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Identifier: MS-3395
Abstract Robert Harding Whittaker submitted this thesis, entitled "A Vegetation Analysis of the Great Smoky Mountains" on August 4, 1948 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology at the University of Illinois-Urbana. In it, he analyzes the structures and patterning of plant communities in a region largely untouched by human interruptions: the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Whittaker focuses on a new analytical approach to the ecological study...
Dates: 1948 August 4

Allen R. Coggins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3891
Abstract

Materials from Allen Coggins' research in writing his book Place Names of the Smokies as well as from his time as a tour guide in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Also included are his personal library and photograph collection related to the GSMNP.

Dates: 1885-2014

Camp LeConte for Boys Yearbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3889
Abstract

This collection consists of three yearbooks from the Camp LeConte for Boys in Elkmont, Tennessee from 1938 to 1940. The yearbooks proclaim the camp as the only boys' camp in a national park, and includes information on the camp staff, facilities, procedures, and activities such as hiking and archery. The yearbooks also include a roster of boys who attended the camp.

Dates: 1938-1941

Carson Brewer Articles

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Identifier: MS-2048
Abstract

Carson Brewer wrote these columns for the Knoxville News-Sentinel on such subjects as Knoxville, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the people and communities of the Smoky Mountains region, and the Tennessee Valley Authority between the 1940s and the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1925-1994 September 29 (bulk 1949 June 6-1994 September 29)

Dunn-Oliver Collection

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Identifier: MS-3690
Abstract This collection includes extensive documentation on the history and families of Cades Cove, Tennessee, collected by John W. Oliver and used by Durwood C. Dunn in his book Cades Cove: The Life and Death of a Southern Appalachian Community, 1818-1937. Papers include original manuscripts, typescripts, photocopies, and notes. The materials include correspondence; legal and business documents; genealogical, church, and cemetery records; personal memoirs; newspaper...
Dates: 1730-1984

Elkmont Papers and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3924
Overview

Collection contains material related to the history and preservation of the town of Elkmont, Tennessee. Papers in the collection include correspondence and member rosters from the Appalachian Club, maps, newspaper articles, and advertisements for the Wonderland Hotel. Also included are photographic prints and negatives of the area.

Dates: 1930 January 31-2014 August

Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera
Abstract

Artificial collection of ephemera items related to the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains, and more.

Dates: 1452, 1776-2011

Fink Mountain Days Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3853
Abstract The collection consists of a typed manuscript, written in 1960 in Jonesboro, Tennessee, by mountaineer and Tennessee historian Paul Fink, entitled “Mountain Days. A Journal of Camping Experiences in the Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. 1914-1938.” An early draft of his 1975 book, Backpacking was the only way, the journal details his experiences exploring the Smoky Mountains and includes accounts of how he helped developed the Appalachian Trail...
Dates: 1960

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1323
Abstract

This collection houses the records of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Commission dating from 1947 to 1960. Among the subjects discussed are roads, accessibility, and legal issues.

Dates: 1947-1960

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MS-3782
Abstract

This collection contains oral histories about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park through interviews of people who lived in the area in the early twentieth century. These interviews were conducted by students from the University of Tennessee in Anthropology and Appalachian Folklore classes.

Dates: 1980s-2000s

Great Smoky Mountains Postcards and Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3784
Abstract

This collection contains various postcards of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and several negatives of the photographs that were printed on to them. There is also a miniature book containing pictures used on the postcards and a box that has miniature pictures in it as well. Also contained in the collection is sheet music contained in a large, thin book and several pricing manuals on graphic masks.

Dates: ca. 1900-1950

Harold Ray Payne Collection

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Identifier: MS-3904
Abstract

This collection documents the work of Harold Ray Payne with the Great Smoky Mountains. Included are papers, notebooks, reports, and books on several projects by Payne such as Elkmont preservation, Wonderland Hotel, and North Shore Road. There is some correspondence with representatives regarding funding and papers regarding legislation.

Dates: 1959-2016

Ilene Jones Cornwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2054
Abstract Series I of this collection contains photographs, correspondence, sketches, postcards, clippings, publications, and other materials documenting Paul J. Adams. Many of these items discuss Adams' beloved dog, Cumberland Jack II. Of particular interest is a typewritten manuscript for Adams' unpublished "Cumberland Jack." Series II houses photographs, notes, publications, and other materials showing Tennessee historian Paul M. Fink. Series III houses materials unrelated to Adams and Fink,...
Dates: 1923-circa 2010

J. Wylie Brownlee Collection

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Identifier: MS-3817
Abstract The J. Wylie Brownlee Collection details the Great Smoky Mountains National Park campaign during the mid-1920s. It includes letters to Brownlee, brochures and pamphlets promoting the creation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its conservation, writings describing the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, empty letterheads, a list of instructions for the organization presidents of the Smoky Mountains Campaign, and a letter from the campaign chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Asheville,...
Dates: 1924-1926

Jim Casada Collection of Horace Kephart and George Masa

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3452
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, publications, newspaper clippings, and other materials that Jim Casada collected during his research into the lives and work of Horace Kephart and George Masa.

Dates: 1882-2009 October 30 (Bulk 1926 March 6-2009 October 30)

Leroy G. Fox Collection

 Collection
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

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

Ridley Wills Postcard Collection

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Identifier: MS-3781
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 2800 postcards featuring the Great Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee and Western North Carolina from the 1910s to the 1990s. The cards depict a variety of scenes, including iconic natural features, distinctive architecture, general landscapes, and popular tourist destinations. The predominant focus of this collection is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding areas including Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and the images on the postcards...
Dates: 1910s-1990s

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Little Tennessee River (Ga.-Tenn.). 1
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