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Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (SMHC)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

David Scanlon Collection (gift of Jewel Tabor)

Identifier: MSC 1024
Scope and Contents

Material from the personal files of David Scanlon concerning the Smoky Mountains and partner organizations.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1983 - 2010; 1929 - 2014

Guy Frizzell Collection

Identifier: MSC 0147
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E. Guy Frizzell was a founding member of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. His collection includes books, many signed by the author, as well as his papers.

Dates: 1981

Harvey Broome Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0259
Scope and Contents Harvey Broome (1902-1968) was a lawyer, conservationist, writer of natural history. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee (1923), received a law degree from Harvard (1926), and was licensed to practice law in Tennessee and before the Sixth U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Harvey Broome was one of the organizers of the Wilderness Society in 1935. Harvey and his wife Anne were avid hikers and members of the Smoky Mountains...
Dates: 1929-1968

Henry R. and Mary Deaderick Duncan Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0057
Scope and Contents 4 boxes: Mary Deaderick Duncan’s personal memoirs; family clippings, programs, invitations, etc.; Civil War year memoirs of Adeline McDowell Deaderick (typescript); Henry R. Duncan’s 1911 diploma from Maryville College; Mary Deaderick Duncan’s Home Demonstration Agent material, 1917-1921; University of Tennessee Extension work; Middle Tennessee State Normal School catalog, 1917-1918; Thunderbolt newspapers, 1965-1971 (scattered issues); Henry R. Duncan’s research on Cades Cove, Greenbrier,...
Dates: 1911 - 1971

Henry R. Duncan, Cades Cove Research.

Identifier: MSC 0058
Scope and Contents

Research done by Henry R. Duncan, professor at the University of Tennessee College of Agriculture for many years. Collection includes his research on his records and correspondence re: Cades Cove and the people who lived there. Also includes correspondence, 1950s-1960s; material on the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club; clippings; printed material re: Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1950-1970

Laura Thornburgh note, 1938.

Identifier: MM.1996.02
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January 26, 1938 note from Miss Laura Thornburgh, Knoxville, Tenn. Re: payment of 1938 dues ($3.00) to Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. ANS 1 pc. + April 11, 1937 snapshot of four hikers, including Mr. Ellis, Laura Thornburgh, and Mrs. Trainer. (+ note from donor).

Dates: 1938

Leroy Fox Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0925
Scope and Contents Leroy Fox was one of the original engineers of the Philadelphia-based Rohm & Haas Co. plant. Leroy and his wife, Lucille, moved from Philadelphia, Penn., to what would become their lifelong home in Knoxville when Rohm & Haas Co. started a Plexiglas production plant in Knoxville in 1943. Leroy retired in 1975, but maintained an interest in hiking, regional conservation and advocacy, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Smoky Mountain Hiking Club (SMHC). Lucille enjoyed...
Dates: 1941-2003

Marshall A. Wilson Collection (Gift of Gail Wilson Knoll).

Identifier: MSC 0919
Scope and Contents Marshall A. Wilson Collection: Norris material: Families of Norris Reservoir Area (Author’s original manuscript copy--some photographs different from copy in McClung Collection); Norris area photographs & negatives ; Norris Reservoir Land Map (TVA, July 1936) (Marshall A. Wilson’s copy, hand colored & marked); “Norris Dam At Night” (panoramic photograph by Rell Clements). Tennessee Land Warrants: John and Landon Carter books, 1778-1784 (now published). Researched, abstracted and...
Dates: 1910 - 1972

Miss Willie V. Cooper files and Harvey Broome files

Identifier: MSC 0148
Scope and Contents

Miss Willie V. Cooper files and Harvey Broome files relating to their work with SMHC.

Dates: 1924-1945

"On Cliff Top of Mount LeConte" photograph by Jim Thompson

Identifier: QSPC 2019.006
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October 1924 — On Cliff Top of Mt. LeConte — To discuss organization. Charley Barber, Frank Wilson, Baxter Gass, Guy Barber, Charley Kane, Charley Lester, Marshall Wilson, Louise Smith, Caesar Stair, Douglas Smith, Besse Geagley, George Barber, W. H. McCroskey, Carlos Campbell, and T. S. McKinney. Photo by Jim Thompson from pg 6 of The Golden Years of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club: Smoky Mountains Hiking Club History 1924-1974

Dates: 1924

Robert Cook photograph albums with photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountain Hiking Club; U. S. Bicentennial postage stamps

Identifier: SPC 2019.009
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5 photograph albums of photographs of Great Smoky Mountains and Smoky Mountains Hiking Club (all in one box); 2nd box has one album of US Bicentennial postage stamps, 2 albums of postcards (most of mountains); album of photographs re: ETHS and related events. Most photographs taken by Robert Cook (Bob). Extra gift of photographs added 6/98. + last day cover from Baum’s Home of Flowers (June 30, 1942). (Books and ephemera also recd.; added to collection)

Dates: 1976-1992

Smoky Mountain Hiking Club Handbooks

Identifier: MM.2022.013
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Smoky Mountains Hiking Club handbooks.

Dates: 1940 - 1943

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbook

Identifier: MM.nd.066
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Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbook, 1937. 1 pc.

Dates: 1937

Tom Duncan Collection

Identifier: MSC 0150
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Selected documents used to write “The Golden Years of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club, 1924-1974” envelope of black-and-white photographs; “New York Walks” by Roger Torrey (signed copy for George F. Barber, Slides, tapes (2 reel-to reel tapes Oct. 31, 1959; “Story of SMHC Cabin”: + plus 1 extra reel-reel tape)

Dates: 1923-1974