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Hancock County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

David Swartz Film Collection

Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.004
Content Description

Approximately 270 feet of 8mm film depicting daily life in the community of Vardy, TN, circa 1947

Dates: 1946-1947

Day Family Portraits (Hancock County)

Identifier: SPC 2003.005
Scope and Contents Four pictures of Hancock County, Tenn, family members. 1. Alice Cantwell Day. Daughter of William Barnett Cantwell and Elizabeth Mills Cantwell. Dec. 10, 1835-Sept, 21, 1930. Descendant of “Old John” Cantwell, early Hancock County resident. Shows her in wheelchair. 2. Jesse C. Day, son of Elbert T. Day and Jane Cantwell Day. Dec. 30, 1868-Jan. 1937. Taken by Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville. Descendant of John Day, Sr. 3. John Day, son of Elbert T. Day and Jane Cantwell Day. June 13, 1879-March...
Dates: 1930s

Glass lantern slides from the Vardy School in Hancock County, Tennessee (Gift of Druanna Overbay)

Identifier: PC 0036
Scope and Contents

Vardy School (Hancock County, Tenn.) glass lantern slides of cultures of the world from Presbyterian Mission Society. 3 cases (+ one missing--donor is looking for it) (Gift of Druanna Overbay)

Dates: 1910s

Hancock County, Tenn., Material including Vardy Community (photocopies).

Identifier: MM.nd.030
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Hancock County, Tenn., material: marriage licenses, 1870-1890s. Recorded by Rev. Arthur H. Taylor, Presbyterian minister at Vardy, 1916-1917. 4 pp.; History of Vardy Community by William P. Grohse. Revised 1966. 5 pp.; catalog of Hancock County High School and Sneedville Grammar School. Ca. 1918.

Dates: 1870-1900; 1916-1918; 1966

“Legend of Aunt Haley” by Lois Gilbert

Identifier: MM.2020.025
Scope and Contents

Song written by Lois Gilbert titled “The Legend of Aunt Haley” (no music, only lyrics). Also included information on Aunt Mahala Mullins (nicknamed “Aunt Haley”).

Dates: undated

Reel 1, 1946-1947

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.004.001
Scope and Contents Citizens of Vardy walk amongst hay and cornfields against a green sloping mountain background. The Vardy Community School and the Vardy Presbyterian Church are seen. A young man wearing a bathing suit bathes from a small metal basin with a washcloth. Children pick blueberies in the woods. A large group of people eat at an outdoor picnic table.A group of men and boys dig ditches along a gravel road.A group of people pick fruit from a...
Dates: 1946-1947

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Thomas Chapel class book, 1856-1888 (Photocopy).

Identifier: MM.1983.016
Scope and Contents

Class book from Thomas Chapel (Methodist Church), Mulberry Gap Road, Hancock, County, Tenn. Covers 1856-1888. Lists members’ names and infants in connection with the Church. (Photocopy).

Dates: 1856-1888