Archives of Appalachia

A Unit of the Center for Appalachian Studies & Services at East Tennessee State University

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Washington County, Tennessee Public Schools, 1911-1916

Recently, we’ve cataloged several publications regarding education in Appalachia into our Special Collections,  which is our permanent collection of books and other printed materials. These materials can be found by searching … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

From acquistion to preliminary inventory: The Burleson Family Papers

While sorting through donations, we occasionally come across materials that really aren’t suited for the Archives of Appalachia. Maybe we already have several copies of whatever it is, or maybe … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women Coal Miners Reunion at the Archives of Appalachia

On August 3, attendees of the Women Coal Miners Reunion visited the Archives. The women and their families viewed coal related documents, videos, photographs, and memorabilia from the Coal Employment … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Benny & Eula Sims Collection and “Not Just Whistlin’ Dixie”

We’ve recently finished processing the Benny and Eula Sims Collection (the online guide may be accessed by clicking here). While the bulk of the collection includes numerous songbooks, there are … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcome!

Welcome to the new blog for the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). While we created this blog to better serve the Appalachian and ETSU communities,  we also have … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment