Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.).
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Collection consists of a single letter written by Mary Coleman of the East Tennessee Automobile Club to Herbert P. Carl regarding the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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.
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.
In this letter to Harvey Broome, H. M. Jennison reports that he hopes that he can help Dr. Cahn find what he is looking for, although he cannot make predections because the weather has been screwy. Jennison also sends information about the state of several plant species in the park, including Trillium luteum, Phlox stolonifer, and Phacelia fimbriata.
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.
The John Peine Collection houses drafts, reports, proposals, letters, and memoranda documenting various issues affecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
This collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, publications, legal and financial documents, petitions, membership lists, and more for clubs, organizations, and historical notes related to the town of Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These documents are representative of Lynn Faust's participation in efforts to preserve Elkmont.
Philip and Ruth Ewald collected these newspapers, maps, and various proposals, reports, and recommendations documenting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The materials date from 1953 to 1984 and focus on a decision made in about 1965 to build a road on park land from Townsend to Bryson City. The collection also houses several drafts of a General Management Plan for the park and materials showing the discussion surrounding it.
This collection consists of both audio and video interviews concerning the Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains during 2016. Between 2017 and 2022, around 150 interviews were conducted with residents of Gatlinburg, government officials, emergency responders, researchers in various fields, and others impacted by the wildfires.
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.
Video interview with Anne Smith, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship with the University of Tennessee, conducted by Ken Wise. Smith reviews the report composed by the National Park Service after the wildfires and the structural challenges faced by organizations in a disaster. Conducted over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This collection documents the activities of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club from its inception in the 1920s through the 2010s. It includes materials such as correspondence, administrative files, photographs, handbooks, and more.