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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…

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…

American Party scrapbook, ca. 1856.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: American Party.
Collection number: 2535
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Abstract: Clippings and manuscript notes of an undesignated Tennessean about national Read more…

Young Allen papers, 1783-1927.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Allen, Young, d. 1835.
Collection number: 4411
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Abstract: Chiefly deeds, estate records, and other financial and legal items, including slave bills of sale, relating to Young Allen of Wake County, N.C., and to members of his family. Read more…

Nimrod Porter papers, 1819-1871.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Porter, Nimrod.
Collection number: 1094
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Abstract: Farmer and sheriff in Maury County, Tenn. Diary and other records of Nimrod Porter. The diary, 1861-1871, records daily life during the Civil War and Reconstruction; weather; farm Read more…

Robert Stuart Finley papers, 1862-1867; 1911.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Finley, Robert Stuart, 1838-1868.
Collection number: 3685
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Abstract: Primarily Civil War letters from Robert Stuart Finley to his fiancee, Mary A. Cabeen, and miscellaneous military and other papers. Finley was a member of the 30th Illinois Infantry, serving in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Read more…

Gale and Polk family papers, 1815-1895 (bulk 1815-1865).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Gale and Polk family.
Collection number: 266
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Abstract: Gale and Polk families of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Chiefly personal correspondence of members of the related Gale and Polk families. Included are ante-bellum Read more…