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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

J. Fred Baumann Papers Regarding Elkmont, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2053
Abstract This collection houses correspondence, minutes, sketched maps, membership lists, newspaper articles, bylaws, deeds, wills, rough architectural drawings, photographs, and a VHS tape documenting the Elkmont community in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The bulk of the material dates from the 1980s and 1990s and documents the National Park Service's struggle to evict the area's residents so that the structures could be razed and the land returned to its natural state. Also included...
Dates: 1839-1999

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