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Picture of boy & donkey, lady, and ticket stub to the fair.

Smyth County Virginia Lifetime Collection
Jan 25, 2013

For any researcher interested in the social history of Appalachia AC.321: Smyth County Virginia Lifetime Collection provides an invaluable cross-secti...

Picture of lamons wagon

"The Tennessee School Wagon"
Jan 23, 2013

Established in 1868 by founder W. A. Lamons, the Lamons Wagon Company of Greenville, Tennessee produced quality wagons suited for "farm, freight, and ...

Appalachian Oral History Project
Jan 17, 2013

The recently reprocessed Appalachian Oral History Project Records (AC.111) offer a wealth of primary source material for researchers focused on any pe...

Cratis Williams

UPDATE: Cratis D. Williams Papers
Jan 10, 2013

Cratis D. Williams (1911-1985), widely recognized for his work The Southern Mountaineer in Fact and Fiction, a landmark study in literary representati...

Trevor McKenzie

Meet Trevor McKenzie!
Dec 5, 2012

The Special Collections team is pleased to welcome Trevor McKenzie as Project Archives Assistant.  Trevor will be processing materials from the W...

National Archives: National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Library Receives Prestigious NHPRC Grant
Nov 28, 2012

Special Collections has received a $112,693 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for an ambitious two-year p...