Skip to main content

Carter County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

3 mid-19th century portrait photographs

Identifier: SPC 2016.024
Scope and Contents

Ann Lizzie Fisher (photographer T. N. Thurman, Athens, Tenn.) ; Eva Taylor (Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn/) (no photographer identified); S. Tomlinson, Cincinnati; S. Tomlinson (Photographed by Leo Weingarten, Cincinnati, Ohio) (inscribed “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Fisher, August 1st, 1873”)

Dates: 1870 - 1880

A Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased’ by Thomas A.R. Nelson, 1854.

Identifier: MM.1997.102a
Scope and Contents

Record of all transactions as executor of the last will and testament of David Nelson, deceased, as fulfilled by his son, Thomas A. R. Nelson, 1854. 1 handwritten, bound volume 285 pp. Includes a copy of the will of David Nelson, Carter County, Tenn., 1850; and an inventory of the estate.

Dates: 1854

Boren Family Papers, 1839-1909.

Identifier: MSC 0001
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Montgomery Decater Lasley Boren and his sons David C., John C., and William G. Boren. From Carter County and East Tennessee. 1839-1909. Papers include family matters, correspondence, receipts, pension materials, distillery records, and a photograph album owned by M. D. L. Boren, which contains pictures of Union generals, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Hesikiah Boring. Topics include farming, business, medical practice, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the Civil...
Dates: 1839-1909

Dr. Abraham Jobe Family Bible

Identifier: FB 0123
Scope and Contents

(no title page) from NT page: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated Out of the Original Greek; and with the Form Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. American Bible Society: New York, 1851. Front board completely separated from bible; bible split in two between OT and NT.

Dates: Copyright: 1851

Dungan St. John Mill, Watauga, Tenn. 

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.043
Scope and Contents

Dungan St. John Mill, Watauga, Tenn., Carter County, Tenn. . Mill established in 1778 by Jeremiah Dungan; operated by the St. John family after 1866. Brochure from the Tennessee Bicentennial 1996

Dates: 1996

Ephemera from East Tennessee African American schools

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.129
Scope and Contents 1) The Echo Volume 2, Number 3 (February 3, 1939) ‘A monthly newspaper published by the “Publication Club’ of Langston High School”2) Langston High School Chorus recital program April 26, 19403) Langston High School (Johnson City, Tenn.) program for “The Art of Being Bored” presented May 3, 19404) Langston High School Commencement Exercises program May 3-27, 19405) Booker T. Washington School (Jonesboro, Tenn.) Commencement Exercise...
Dates: 1939 - 1940

J. W. Orr. Civil War roster, Carter County, December 1862. Union Army(?).

Identifier: MM.1997.005
Scope and Contents

“A correct list of the conscripts in the 2nd Civil District in Carter County,” December 28, 1862, signed J. W. Orr. ADS 1 pc. (laminated).

Dates: 1862

Jesse Brown (1776-1847) Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0303
Scope and Contents Family papers of Jesse Brown (1776-1847) of Washington County, Va., and Carter County, Tenn., and descendants, especially Jesse Brown's son Elijah Brown (1817-1891) of Blount County, Tenn., as well as his family and descendants. The gift includes four Bibles, three having family records (Jesse Brown, Enoch Dexter Brown, and W. R. Hood-S. A. Rule). The collection includes a handmade record book on Jesse Brown's family, as well as land transaction documents regarding tracts in the following...
Dates: 1803-1952

R. C. Taylor Papers, Carter County, Tenn.

Identifier: MSC 0273
Scope and Contents

Papers of R. C. Taylor of Carter’s Furnace, Carter County, Tennessee. Papers date from 1880-1926 and include business correspondence of Taylor Brothers of Stoney Creek, Tenn.; family letters; and pension and insurance papers. R. C. Taylor served as U.S. Pension and Claims Attorney in the 1880s.

Dates: 1880-1926

Robert Tipton Nave Research: Carter County Genealogy and History.

Identifier: MSC 0609
Scope and Contents Robert Tipton Nave Research. Carter County, Tenn. genealogy and history. 24 boxes of Client research and travel Robert Tipton Nave, age 87, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015, in the Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, Tenn.-, he was the son of the late Elbert Vance Nave and Margaret Barnes Nave. Mr. Nave received his BS Degree from East Tennessee State University and received Master’s Degrees from the University of...
Dates: 1950-2010

Sevier County. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.059
Scope and Contents

Sevier Co. Politics. Handbill in the form of the opponents letter. Bully Blazer and L. E. Sarten working for Pierce in Sevier Co., Gov. race, 1926. Signed by Sarten and sent to Hathaway in Carter Co. In 1928, the letter was used by the opposition. 1 pg. Exc. cond., no env., folds.

Dates: 1926

Sycamore Shoals State Park and Colonel John Carter House by Pollyanna Creekmore and Muriel C. Spoden.

Identifier: MSC 0868
Scope and Contents

Historical Research. Sycamore Shoals and Colonel John Carter House. Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn. By Pollyanna Creekmore and Muriel C. Spoden. Edited by H. T. Spoden & Associates for the Tennessee Historical Commission and the Tennessee Department of Conservation. May 1974. 967 pp. Photocopy. (Master copy went to the Department of Conservation).

Dates: 1974

William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Tenn., 1849-1884; S. H. Anderson receipt, 1897; Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate, 1892. (Gift of Robert T. Nance).

Identifier: MM.1979.047
Scope and Contents

William A. D. Pearce receipts and notes, Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn. 1849-1884. 49 pcs. Receipt to S.H. Anderson, Carter County Trustee. 1897. Re: interest on claims. Bristol, Elizabethton & North Carolina Railway stock certificate to Carter County, Tenn. 1892. 200 shares.

Dates: 1849-1897