Archive for the ‘Tennessee’ Category

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Phenix, Lucie Massie.
Collection number: 5462
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Abstract: You Got To Move is a documentary film released in 1985 about southern social justice activists and the Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly Read more…

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Harriet Ellen Moore diary, 1863.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Moore, Harriet Ellen, 1842-1918.
Collection number: 2485
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Abstract: Diary of Moore (later Mrs. Thomas P. Weakley) in Nashville, Tenn., during its occupation Read more…

William G. Dickson papers, 1767-1920 (bulk 1815-1895).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Dickson, William G., 1775-1855.
Collection number: 221
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Abstract: William G. Dickson was a University of North Carolina alumnus, attorney, and state representative of Burke (now Caldwell) County, N.C.; wife Peggy McDowell Dickson (1783-1854); father General Joseph Dickson (1745-1825); brother James Read more…

Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Polk, Brown, and Ewell family papers, 1803-1896.
Collection number: 605
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Abstract: Polk family members included William Polk (1758-1834) and his son Lucius Junius Polk (1802-1870) of North Carolina and Tennessee; and the related Campbell, Brown, and Ewell families of Tennessee. The collection Read more…

Daniel Augustus Powell papers, 1945-1983 (1950-1981).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Powell, Daniel Augustus, 1911-1983.
Collection number: 4364
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Abstract: Daniel A. Powell was born on 29 July 1911 in Wilson, N.C. In the 1930s Powell worked as a salesman for the American Circulation Company, the Pacific Mutual Life Read more…

Neal Family Papers, 1816-1916.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Neal family.
Collection number: 4370
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Abstract: Members of the Neal family and related Fox and Timberlake families, were planters, businessmen, and farmers in Franklin, N.C.; Fayette and Henderson counties, Tenn.; Tuscaloosa, Read more…

Belle Edmondson diary, 1864.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Edmondson, Belle, 1840-1873.
Collection number: 1707-z
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Abstract: Civil War diary of Miss Edmondson of Shelby County, Tenn., recording news from the front, local skirmishes and rumors, troop movements, the running of contraband through federal Read more…

Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989 [manuscript].
Collection number: 20004
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Abstract: Founded in 1966 by Anne Romaine and Bernice Johnson Reagon, the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project (SFCRP), based in Nashville, Tenn., worked to present traditional musicians from black and white cultures in Read more…