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Handicraft -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Betsey B. and David D. Creekmore Collection

 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

Helen Bullard Krechniak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2689
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other information pertaining to Helen Bullard Krechniak's proposed trip to Kyoto, Japan for the 1978 World Crafts Council Conference. She intended to visit other countries, including the Philippines so that she could share her craft of dollmaking with the world. The trip never came to fruition.

Dates: 1976-1978

M. H. Gass Photograph of Mary Faust and Family

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1837
Abstract

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." Mrs. Faust is pictured spinning wool, a process with which her children are assisting.

Dates: 1910

Mrs. G. F. Lewis Coverlet Patterns

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0162
Abstract

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

Mrs. Oscar Colditz Letter to Richard B. Davis

 Collection
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

Popcorn Sutton Folk Art Chest

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3912
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2870
Abstract

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