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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.).

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

A Walk in the Spring Rain Original Screenplay

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3855
Abstract

This collection contains the original screenplay for the 1970 film A Walk in the Spring Rain, directed by Guy Green. The film was apapted from Rachel Maddux's 1966 novel of the same name by screenwriter Stirling Silliphant and starred actors Anthony Quinn and Ingrid Bergman. The film was shot on location in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dates: 1970

Aaron J. Sharp Papers Regarding the Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-2097
Abstract

This collection houses papers, reports, publications, meeting minutes, and correspondence created by Dr. Aaron Jack Sharp and various of his colleagues discussing the botany of the Great Smoky Mountains. It also includes a photocopy of a journal Sharp kept during a visit to the Smokies in 1934, original lantern slides depicting Smoky Mountain plants, wildlife, and charts, and a lantern slide projector.

Dates: 1937-1996

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: 1885-2015

Ambrose M. Paine Papers

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Identifier: MS-3292
Abstract This collection houses correspondence and legal documents showing the construction of the Indian Gap Road, which was intended to facilitate movement between East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. The state and local governments of both states, however, faced many obstacles in this collaboration. The road's success depended on the assurance that North Carolina would resume construction of the road upon reaching the Tennessee/North Carolina border. Community groups in Sevier county led by...
Dates: 1923 September 25-1936 November 24

Anne Broome Placemats

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Identifier: MS-3708
Abstract

This collection consists of two hand-woven placemats made by Anna Broome from grass near her cabin in Cobbles Hollow.

Dates: undated

Betsey Beeler Creekmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2823
Abstract

This collection contains the notes, photographs, and books collected by Betsey Beeler Creekmore for her publications and research about the Knoxville region and the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1930s, 1960s-1990s

Bogart Family Great Smoky Mountains Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3709
Abstract

The collection consists of 19 postcards depicting the Great Smoky Mountains. The postcards were mailed to the family and friends of the Bogart family during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1917-1946

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)

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

Elkmont Property Papers

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Identifier: MS-3263
Abstract

This collection houses photocopies of deeds and other documents showing land transfers and recording land owned by the Little River Company and the Appalachian Club in Elkmont, Tennessee. The bulk of the collection consists of land transfer deeds dating from 1881 to 1929.

Dates: 1838-1972 (bulk 1881-1929)

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

George Fry: The Legend

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2056
Abstract George W. Fry, Superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from November of 1963 to July of 1969, began keeping a daily diary as a fourteen-year-old schoolboy in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. These writings resulted in a 329-page unpublished memoir entitled George Fry: The Legend. Selectively edited by daughter Georgiana (Fry) Vines, it details events from his childhood and college days in Pennsylvania to his retirement in Atlanta on June 30, 1973. Most of the...
Dates: 1911-1973

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 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

Great Smoky Mountains Stamps

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3862
Abstract

This collection includes postage stamps featuring the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1934, undated

Harold Ray Payne Collection

 Collection
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

Harvey Broome, A Bibliography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1068
Abstract

This collection consists of a bibliography for Harvey Broome's works.

Dates: 1980

J. Wylie Brownlee Collection

 Collection
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

James Merrill Safford Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3728
Abstract

This collection contains one correspondence from James Safford. He writes about a distinguished botanist that came to measure the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, which are the highest in North Carolina and Tennessee. Safford goes on to note that they are the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River.

Dates: 1822-1907