Papers relating to the family of Moses H. Clift (1836-1911). Clift and Fain families genealogical material; miscellaneous photos, correspondence, clippings, and speeches relating to the Civil War, General A.P. Stuart, Confederate Veterans' affairs, and Chickamauga Park. Civil War artifacts include medals, flags, and banners.
8.0 linear ft. 184 videodiscs + approx. 2,500 photographs.
This archive currently consists of 184 DVDs of 400+ hours documenting the contemporary serpent handlers of Southern Appalachia, with extensive footage of entire services and interviews with church members of the major Jesus Name serpent handling churches of Appalachia from 1975-2004. The archives consist of several groupings to aid interested scholars and researchers. They can be identified as follows: Sand Mountain, Alabama (26 DVDs); Del-Rio, Tennessee (8 DVDs); Jolo, West Virginia (24 DVDs); Kingston, Georgia (49 DVDs); Middlesboro, Kentucky (10 DVDs); Calhoun, Georgia (7 DVDs); Interviews with handlers, focusing upon the experience of handling and of near-death experiences from serpent bites (34 DVDs); Fatal bites, funeral, and wake (5 DVDs); Special interests DVDs, including TV clips and documentaries, arbor meetings and handling in private homes (12 DVDs); Isolated footage of additional churches (9 DVDs). In addition, there are approximately 2,500 photographs documenting the ... Read More
Dr. Prescott's papers include much of his research material, including government documents. There is a strong collection of material relating to local and national political campaigns, TVA, civil rights, communism, labor, military and World War II (including Nazi newspapers, and correspondence from students serving in World War II) and political figures. Dr. Prescott's papers include much of his teaching and research material, including government documents. There is a strong collection of material relating to local and national political campaigns, TVA, civil rights, communism, labor, military and World War II (including Nazi newspapers, and correspondence from students serving in World War II) and political figures. There is some correspondence between himself and Dr. Joseph Zimmerman with whom he co-authored the book, The Politics of the Veto Legislation in New York State (1980).
United Daughters of the Confederacy records; articles, pamphlets, and correspondence relating to the Civil War, the South, and Chattanooga; scrapbooks relating to Brainerd Mission; John Ross materials; Confederate Veterans magazines, and the papers of Charles Drake McGuffey, an historian and friend of A.B.H. Letter written to Sam Rhea c. 1820's regarding slaves in Tennessee returning to Liberia (typescript of letter created). 1958 letter from A.B.H. explaining the old letter.
The Lula Ulrica Whitaker Southern Agrarian Writers correspondence digital collection contains correspondence from nine of the authors known as the Twelve Southerners. The correspondence, written in 1934, describes each author's understanding of the Southern Agrarian movement.
The Marilyn Lloyd Papers contain the congressional papers of Congresswoman Marilyn Lloyd, who represented the Third District of Tennessee from 1974 until 1994. The collection includes documents from Congress sessions 100-103, various projects Mrs. Lloyd was associated with, a sampling of constituent correspondence, documents relevant to the various committees in which she was a member, newspaper articles, and campaign related materials.
The Ralph W. Hood and W. Paul Williamson Holiness Churches of Appalachia Recordings and Interviews digital collection features more than 400 hours of church services and interviews documenting contemporary serpent handlers of Southern Appalachia. Ranging from 1975 to 2004, this collection focuses on the major Pentecostal congregations that practice speaking in tongues, imbibing poisons, and serpent handling in the southeastern United States.
The Jean Miles Catino Collection contains correspondence of Mrs. Catino, her mother, Emma Bell Miles, and other family related correspondence. There is also correspondence between Mrs. Catino and her mother's biographer, Kay Baker Gaston. Other material includes her mother's journals, written between 1908 and 1918, photocopies of these journals, Emma Bell Miles writings and artwork, photographs, and restricted material concerning the failed attempts at getting the journals published in the 1970s.
Mr. Joel Solomon (1922-1984) was the head of the General Services Administration under President Carter, from 1977-1797. Previous to that, he had served as chairman of the Human Resources Committee of the Greater Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce; Chief Executive Officer of the Arlen Shopping Centers of Chattanooga; Senior Vice President and board member of the Arlen Realty and Development Corporation. The collection consists primarily of his Washington Papers as Head of the GSA, including speeches, correspondence, meetings, and other government documents. Some personal material is included. Washington papers of Joel Solomon while he served as administrator of the General Services Administration under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 until 1979. Also includes some personal material, as well as pre-GSA documents from Mr. Solomon's professional life.
The Edwin Lindsey Collection holds mostly music and scores from various operas, musicals, and accompanying music Dr. Lindsey composed. Also included is a collection of published music, mostly classical as well as songs, and some select books. Personal material includes books, pamphlets, and other material written by Dr. Lindsey. Dr. Edwin Lindsey (1897-1989) was a UC Professor from 1924-1968, and head of the English Department part of that time. He was also a music composer. The collection is composed of musical scores, original musical and literary compositions and musical arrangements, including the Beggar's Opera, King Arthur, Once Upon a Time, William the Norman, Animal Fair, Love in a Village, The Duenna, Shakespeare music, Dido and Aenas, Le bourgeoise Gentilhomme, Incidental music for Shakespeare (As you Like It, Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, and Romeo and Juliet), The Dragon, Arnes' Camus, Songs and Dances from Camus, Garden of Eros, Hamlet Opera, as well as some Old ... Read More