Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.)
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
Hymn to the Great Smokies. By Mrs. Eva P. Boyd and Miss Margaret Stringfield. N.C. (sheet music). (ephemera)
Hymn to the Great Smokies. Dedicated to the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Words by Mrs. Eva Plamondon Boyd, West Asheville, N.C., and music by Miss Margaret Stringfield., Waynesville, N.C.. Sheet music. 1 pc. (4 pp.). Tear on front. Inscription on upper right cover page “For the Lawson McGhee Library With best wishes of the composer Margeret Stringfield.’ Handwritten date 1-18-39
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.
Brochure for Knoxville: City of the Great Smokies and Norris Dam. Includes black-and-white photographs of Knoxville and vicinity, including Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Norris Dam
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
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.
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.
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.
One uncirculated roll of quarters issued to honor the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 40 pcs. in one roll. Released January 29, 2014.
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.
“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).
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
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
Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots: Porter Family Summer, 1941 (Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter.)
Smoky Sky Lift, Gatlinburg, Tenn. June 17, 1961. Photograph. Unidentified boy riding sky lift.
Stereo transparencies (Ektachrome and Kodachrome). Includes Jim Thompson photos of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Box 1: 10 stereo transparencies/stereo duplicates. 2 of Cades Cove, Jan 1956; 8 ‘Grandpa Campbell’s former home in Tuckahoe,' 8-17-65 (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.
“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.
”The Walker Stone and Mt. LeConte” article written by Wm. J. McCoy, Jr., 1990. Photocopy + one 8x10” color photograph.
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)
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.
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