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Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Huff Collection (photographic negatives)

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0059
Scope and Contents One box of negatives taken by Jack Huff, ca. 1930s-1940s. Includes Mt. LeConte, Huff cabin, FDR Speech (1940) at the dedication of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Dates: 1930-1950

James E. Thompson Photograph Albums

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Identifier: PC 0089
Scope and Contents Four albums of Thompson photographs, with b&w prints mounted on linen. Three albums of Great Smoky Mountains photographs and one of Knoxville scenes and businesses. These were rescued from the Thompsons building after a fire in the 1950s by Alva Harmon, a Knoxville Fire Dept. chief. The albums were slightly scorched and damaged by the fire and were given to Mr. Harmon by the Thompsons.Albums removed from binding and foldered in boxes by album. Box 1: Photographs of the Smokies -...
Dates: 1930-1950

Jim Gray Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0441
Scope and Contents Newspaper and magazine clippings, documents, exhibition notes, colored photographs biographical material on the artist and his career Book: Roads I’ve Traveled. Videos: Great Smokies 75th Anniversary, Collection of Jim Gray Art; The Light of the World, The Art of Jim Gray; “Renowned American Artist Jim Gray (Knoxville PBS WSJK) Original ink sketches by Jim Gray on Biltmore House brochure and on 8 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra programs from 1985-1987. Photocopies and digital scans about Jim Gray...
Dates: 1966-2011

L. R. Hesler Collection (Great Smoky Mountains National Park).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0752
Scope and Contents L. R. Hesler Collection -- publications concerning the Great Smoky Mountains National Park containing pamphlets, booklets, maps, ephemera. Includes the 1935 National Geographic Magazine with the article “Rambling around the Roof of Eastern America” by Leonard C. Roy. with photographs by Jim Thompson, Carlos Campbell and others
Dates: 1930-1965

Marie Coward letter, 1935.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1990.003
Scope and Contents August 12(?), 1935, letter from Marie (Mrs. William M. Coward), 2108 Jefferson Avenue, Knoxville,Tenn., to Clara Coward, St. Louis, Mo. 1 pc. + printed envelope (Knoxville ‘See Norris Dam and Great Smoky Mts. Park. All paved roads.’ with 3 cent stamp. Small snapshot of girl’s face also included. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: come home soon, family life.
Dates: 1935

McCammon - Lowry Estate

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Identifier: MSC 0768
Scope and Contents Photographs & ephemera from the McCammon-Lowry Estate. Contains tintypes, CDVs, cabinet photographs, photo postcards, photograph albums, and other original photographs of Luttrell, Sullins, Lowry, Reynaldo, Maloney, Dodson, Daffner, Hazen, Pickel, and McCammon family members. Many items are unidentified and undated though several are dated ca. 1899. Also contains a photograph of Park City Presbyterian Church before the re-building, no date. 2 folders of blue line plans of Smokemont Camp...
Dates: 1880-1935

Mountain View Hotel brochures. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.006
Scope and Contents Two brochures from the Mountain View Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tenn.. One is B&W with A.J. Huff listed as manager and owner. Includes 1930 map of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The second brochure appears to be later (undated) and uses some color.
Dates: 1930-1940

Mountain View Hotel stationery, Gatlinburg, Tenn. 1938 letter to Mr. C. Kindred.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2008.007
Scope and Contents June 30, 1938, letter from Marie & June Anne (?) ‘written by ECS’ on letterhead stationery from the Mountain View Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tenn., to Mr. C. G.(?) Kindred, Chicago, IL. ALS 3 pp. + envelope with 3 cent stamp and one unused postcard from Laurel Springs, Gatlinburg, Tenn. Back of stationery shows Scenes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Thompson’s Inc. Letter re: stay in the mountains and local people they met.
Dates: 1938

One uncirculated roll of quarters issued to honor the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.009
Scope and Contents One uncirculated roll of quarters issued to honor the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 40 pcs. in one roll. Released January 29, 2014.
Dates: 2014

"Our National Park" brochure

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.056
Scope and Contents Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, "Our National Park", brochure, early 1930s (no date). Promo for Conservation Association headed by Chapman and Davis to get us the Park. Brochure opens to reveal a photo of Chimney Tops. "What The Park Will Mean To the People Of Tennessee" is the theme. Map on front.
Dates: 1930s

Photograph album of work by Jimmy Myers, ca. 1938-1940 (Gift of Martha M. Parker).

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Identifier: PAS 0054
Scope and Contents “Photos by Jimmy Myers.” One photograph album (10x13”) with B&W prints mounted on pages. Subjects include Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1940, dedication of Great Smoky Mountains National Park), University of Tenn. football, Knoxville and regional street scenes, Gay Street Christmas lights, and visiting celebrities, 1938-1940. Jimmy Myers was a photographer for the Knoxville Journal, then fought in World War II, and returned to work for the Tenn. Valley Authority (TVA).
Dates: 1938-1940

Posters. “The Great Smokies” Official Commemorative poster of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1934-1984. Design by Delores Roberson, showing “Wild Heritage” by Lee Roberson

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 1984.001
Scope and Contents Posters. “The Great Smokies” Official Commemorative poster of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1934-1984. Design by Delores Roberson, showing “Wild Heritage” by Lee Roberson. Color “Wild Heritage” 50 year commemorative
Dates: 1984

"Save Our Mountains" pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.053
Scope and Contents Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, Knoxville (Tenn.), and Great Smoky Mountains, Inc. Asheville (N. C.), pamphlet, "Save Our Mountains." No date, early 1930s, 7 pages, photo illustrated pamphlet explains the current use of the lands, future use and restrictions, and makes an appeal for the Federal Government to step in and purchase the land, as it has in the past with other Parks, instead of making the purchase a burden on the citizens of the two states. Citizen purchase is also...
Dates: 1930s

Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots: Porter Family Summer, 1941 (Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter.)

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Identifier: SPC 2016.007
Scope and Contents Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots, labeled with handwritten note: Porter Family Summer, 1941, compiled by E. Porter. The Porter family was from Galveston, Tex.. The father was Eugene L. Porter and mother was Helen Nichols Porter. Includes: Eleanor Porter graduation’ Porter offspring; trip to Charlie’s Bunion; Ramsey Cascades; cabin in Gatlinburg. Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter. SPC 2016.007.016 Group of steps of cabin [Porter family], 1941. SPC 2016.007.017 View of Gatlinburg cabin...
Dates: 1941

Smoky Sky Lift, Gatlinburg, Tenn. June 17, 1961. (Photograph)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2013.008
Scope and Contents Smoky Sky Lift, Gatlinburg, Tenn. June 17, 1961. Photograph. Unidentified boy riding sky lift.
Dates: 1961

Stereo transparencies (Ektachrome and Kodachrome). Includes Jim Thompson photos of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Identifier: PC 0040
Scope and Contents Box 1: 10 stereo transparencies/stereo duplicates. 2 of Cades Cove, Jan 1956; 8 ‘Grandpa Campbell’s former home in Tuckahoe,' 8-17-[19]65 (IDs in ink on each mounting). Box 2: Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Jim Thompson photo. Stereo transparencies in plastic housing. Handwritten ID on printed label. 18 pcs. Box 3: Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Jim Thompson photo. Stereo transparencies in plastic housing. Handwritten ID on printed label. 15 pcs.
Dates: 1956

The Clark Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0901
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, photographs, documents of John Monroe Clark (1868-1950) of Blount County, Tennessee and the allied families of Cates, Brabson, Foute and Pinkerton. John Monroe Clark was a successful banker, civic leader, businessman, and an active participant in the movement to create the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was instrumental in preserving and maintaining Clark’s Grove Cemetery and operated a large farm in Blount County. Other important individuals in the...
Dates: 1850-present

“The Mountaineers of Tennessee. Greenbrier 1926.”

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1987.033
Scope and Contents “The Mountaineers of Tennessee. Greenbrier 1926.” A Chronicle of visits by Robert Parke. Copyright 1983. 90 pp. PHOTOCOPY. Mentions Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bohannan family, etc.
Dates: 1926

”The Walker Stone and Mt. LeConte” by Wm. J. McCoy, Jr.

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Identifier: MM.1990.009
Scope and Contents ”The Walker Stone and Mt. LeConte” article written by Wm. J. McCoy, Jr., 1990. Photocopy + one 8x10” color photograph.
Dates: 1990

Theodore Marvin, “The Great Smoky Mountain Park”.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2015.026
Scope and Contents Marvin, Theodore. “The Great Smoky Mountain [sic] Park” Possibly draft of a pamphlet published in 1926.
Dates: 1926

Tourist ephemera. Knoxville, Great Smoky Mountains, Norris Dam

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.140
Scope and Contents Pamphlets: -Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Gatlinburg map -Fort Loudoun brochure (Vonore) -Tuckaleechee Caverns brochure (Townsend) -Chucky Jack brochures (two) -Skyland Motel brochure (Gatlinburg) -Rawlings Motel brochure (Gatlinburg) -Town Lodge Motel brochure (Knoxville) -Knoxville Airport Transit Service -Norris Dam fact sheet -Smoky Mountain Tours Company (Knoxville)
Dates: unknown

Twenty-one small B&W photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by W. M. Cline

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2006.002
Scope and Contents Twenty-one small B&W photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by W.M. Cline, Chattanooga. 1.75x2.5” Printed IDs. + cardboard case that held photographs (set included 20 views; there is one duplicate photograph of black bears). Subjects include: black bears, Clingman’s Dome, Little Pigeon River, Mt. LeConte, the Sawteeth, The Loop, Newfound Gap, Alum Cave Bluff, Chimney Tops, Laurel Falls and Rainbow Falls.
Dates: undated

Virginia Nieman, Memory Albums 1933, 1934.

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0109
Scope and Contents Virginia Nieman, Memory Albums 1933, 1934 Great Smoky Mountains and Knoxville. Text, photographs, post cards.
Dates: 1933-1934

Wonderland Club Hotel envelope, June 30, 1939. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2012.007
Scope and Contents Wonderland Club Hotel envelope with photograph of hotel in upper left with ‘The Wonderland Club Hotel The only hotel in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park under U.S. supervision. Elkmont, Tennessee. Addressed to Miller’s, 423-439 Gay St., City. Postmarked Knoxville, Tenn. June 30, 1939 12:30 pm. Canceled 2-cent stamp. 1 pc. ephemera
Dates: 1939