Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.642
Scope and Contents Contains one scrapbook of photographs taken at the Big Cove Ranch Camp, a summer camp for boys and girls located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina. during the summers of 1949 and 1950. Some of the photographs include images of landscapes, wildlife, Native Americans, and campers participating in various activities including archery, swimming, and dances. Inside the front cover is a copy of announcements for the summer 1950 program which details the purpose of the...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other. Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...
Dates: 1755-1836; Majority of material found in 1786-1815