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Handicraft -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Collection

Identifier: MS-3958

This collection houses a variety of materials documenting the history, activities, and legacy of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Tennessee's oldest craft school. The collection includes photographs, publications, correspondence, business records, and more.

Dates: 1793-2003

Betsey B. and David D. Creekmore Collection

Identifier: MS-2841
Abstract This collection includes many materials from Creekmore’s writing career including notes, drafts, photographs, correspondence, financial documents, publicity materials, and works that were never published. Personal papers include family correspondence, photographs, and mementos. These are about Creekmore, her family, and several ancestors. Records from Creekmore’s civic engagement come from her work with the Garden Club, Dogwood Arts Festival, Junior League, and various historic concerns...
Dates: 1794-1998

Leta Smith Colditz Letter to Richard B. Davis

Identifier: MS-1145
Abstract This collection contains two letters and three weaving drafts. One of the letters is from Leta Smith Colditz to Professor Richard B. Davis at the University of Tennessee informing him of her discovery of the three weaving drafts in the "cracks of an old mountain cabin" in Fentress County, Tennessee. The other letter is from a professor of craft design at UT, Marian G. Heard, to Davis providing an appraisal of the originality of the three weaving drafts, which she says are "familiar to this...
Dates: 1950 February 20

M. H. Gass Photograph of Mary Faust and Family

Identifier: MS-1837

This collection consists of a single photograph taken by M. H. Gass in 1910. The subjects are Mary Faust and her two children "Coon" and "Sis." Faust is pictured spinning wool, a process with which her children are assisting.

Dates: 1910

Mrs. G. F. Lewis Coverlet Patterns

Identifier: MS-0162

This collection consists of eleven coverlet patterns, including Whig Rose, World's Wonders, Nothing Delight, Sixteen Snowballs, Mountain Cucumber, and Nine Chariot Wheels.

Dates: undated

Popcorn Sutton Folk Art Chest

Identifier: MS-3912

This collection features a Popcorn Sutton Folk Art Chest designed by Eric Cunningham in 2017. The box is decorated with an image of a moonshine press and a man.

Dates: 2017

Ross D. Netherton Papers

Identifier: MS-2870

This includes a National World War II Memorial kit from 2003, with information on the National World War II Memorial dedication, and a Veterans History Project kit, undated, which features information and pamphlets on collecting and preserving stories from American war veterans. Also included is part of a letter written by Helen Bullard Krechniak in reference to an exhibition of American and Japanese dolls in Japan in 1978.

Dates: circa 1978-2003