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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

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. Randolph Shields Collection

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Identifier: MS-2124
Abstract This collection contains slide photography of the Great Smoky Mountains region and the Arizona desert, professional association membership information, professional research, writing and publications proofs, Shields family genealogical information, and personal correspondence. The collection is contained within seven archival storage boxes and a single archival tube. The original organizational patterns have been maintained wherever possible, including titles of folders and notebooks and the...
Dates: 1930s-1990s

Bain Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3826
Abstract

This collection consists of materials belonging to botanist Samuel Bain and his family. Most materials in the collection are related to the Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: circa 1900-1942

Cumberland Gap, TN Stereoview Card

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Identifier: MS-3082
Abstract

This collection consists of a stereoview (two photographs that can be combined to create a 3-D image) of a Mountaineer's Cabin, Cumberland Gap, TN. On the reverse is a brief description of the hardships of life in a log cabin.

Dates: undated

Elgin P. Kintner, M.D. Smoky Mountains Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3686
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of photographs, slides, and negatives of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park that were taken during Dr. Kintner's frequent hikes through the park. Also included in the collection are a Kodaslide Stereo Viewer II and many stereoscopic slides, a cd with several photos and a spreadsheet of every photo in the collection, and two manuscripts by Dr. Kintner.

Dates: 1950-2011

Fink Mountain Days Manuscript

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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 Signal Rock, TN Stereoview Card

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3081
Abstract

This collection consists of an 1887 stereoview card (two photographs that can be combined to create a 3-D image) of The Great Signal Rock, Summit of Lookout Mt., Chattanooga, Tenn., USA

Dates: 1887

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 Postcard Collection

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Identifier: MS-3745
Abstract This collection consists primarily of colorized postcards from the early 20th century that depict scenes and animals in the Great Smoky Mountains. Most of the postcards have extensive captions on the back, and some have postmarks and personal notes.Also included in this collection are a booklet, a brochure, and several souvenir postcard folders. The folders, designed to be mailed, include many images folded accordian style within a cover. These occasionally include images from...
Dates: circa 1910-circa 1976

Herbert M. Webster Photographs

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Identifier: MS-3338
Abstract This collection houses approximately 500 photographs that Herbert Webster took while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains prior to the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Among the subjects most frequently depicted are House Mountain, Grandfather Mountain, Three Forks, Greenbrier Pinnacle, Rainbow Falls, Ramsey Cascades, Clingman's Dome, Siler Bald, Mt. Guyot, Mt. Cammerer, Mt. LeConte, Cades Cove, Bald Falls, and the Chimneys. The vast majority of these images are...
Dates: 1926-1955 (bulk 1932-1937)

Ijams Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-3668
Abstract This collection consists of photos and documents which provide insight into the private lives and conservation interests of the Ijams family, primarily from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to many family photos, there is a folder of photos taken by Della Yoe and a NYC photographer of local mountain culture. Also included are many of the newsletters that a young Josephine Ijams published weekly for several years that is full of family news and events, reports of animal deaths, and the...
Dates: 1840-1993 August 29, undated

Jim Casada Collection of Horace Kephart and George Masa

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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

Margaret Ann Roth Photographs

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Identifier: MS-3201
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs and corresponding negatives taken by Margaret Ann Roth. Some of the subjects depicted include football games at the University of Tennessee in the 1950s, various parts of the Smoky Mountains, and dams in various stages of construction in the East Tennessee area.

Dates: 1955 April 3-1958 November 26

Peter H. Prince Papers

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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

Prints of the Smokies

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Identifier: MS-3819
Abstract

This collection consists of 21 black and white pictures of the Great Smoky Mountains, various parks in Tennessee, trails, ducks, and fish. Many photographs include a description. The bulk of these photos look to be from the mid-1900s however no dates are given.

Dates: undated

Ridley Wills Postcard Collection

 Collection
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

Ruth Ewald Collection Regarding the Great Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-3522
Abstract

This collection houses Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbooks, newsletters, pocket maps, and guides to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park assembled by Ruth Z. Ewald.

Dates: 1926-2009

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0423
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of bulletins, photographs, song sheets, member information, and other materials documenting the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. Also included are a few issues of the Georgia Mountaineer, three guidebooks to various areas of the Smoky Mountains, and materials describing the building of a transmountain road in the 1960s and the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Bill.

Dates: 1926-1969 July

Thompson Brothers Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3719
Abstract

This collection consists of a Thompson brother’s photograph album, a clay-framed Thompson brother’s photograph of a lookout point in the Great Smoky Mountains, and a print of a photograph of Bald River Falls in Tellico Plains, Tennessee taken by one of the Thompson brothers.

Dates: undated