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What’s New in Appalachian Special Collections?

This article appeared in the Volume 2, Issue 3 Winter 2021 issue of the Appalachian Curator.

East Tennessee State University

Scott Honeycutt Ramble Maps, 2020, AppMs 879. Three (3) hand-drawn pictorial maps of the Cherokee, Pisgah, and Nantahala National Forests created by ETSU professor Scott Honeycutt with funding from the Margaret Byrd Huffman Grant.

Johnson City Centennial Time Capsule, 1969, AppMs 877. The contents of the time capsule that was buried in 1969 and open during the Johnson City, Tennessee Sesquicentennial Year (2019). Documents include local city, industry, and school information.

Masengill’s Store Records, 1916-1959, AppMs 878. Thirty-four (34) ledgers from Masengill’s women’s wear shop in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee. The ledgers primarily contain customer accounts, with three volumes of accounts payable and three volumes that list the daily weather and sales with mention of special events and early or late closings.

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