Tag Archives: research
Yesterday, thanks to Eric Head and his co-workers, I was treated to a wonderful behind-the-scenes tour of the East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville, TN. Where to begin?
It’s fun to plug your ancestor’s name into a search engine and find a census record or border crossing record. These documents can list where a person’s parents were born, so that you know what country to look in next, … Continue reading
Update (20 December 2013): I am happy to announce that the items below have found a home with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia. The Kingsport Archives sent inquiry e-mails to three different repositories and received interest from … Continue reading
I’ve been tracking some interesting references to the Tri-Cities airport in the S.A. Dorsett Papers (its official name!). In two separate folders there are letters from either someone hoping to apply for a possible position at the future airport, or from … Continue reading
If you can cook, sew, or craft, you can become a budding cottage industrialist.
Happy New Year! I just checked and I haven’t blogged since November 17, 2012. The defense of my research before my committee was November 29 and commencement was December 15. I needed a break after all of that. More importantly, … Continue reading
Here’s an update on the Spoden Collection and my Capstone and defense. I have completed the entries for thirty boxes in the Box and Folder Inventory section of the Finding Aid. That means there are thirty-nine left. The bigger, fuller … Continue reading
Big day! I started my three week stint in processing and was introduced to my new project. First, however, I came in half an hour early so I could get in my Conservation Lab fix. I removed prints from their … Continue reading
I have discovered the one weakness with this blog software, if you read the posts from the home page, you are never seeing an entire blog and you also don’t see the feature picture at the top change. CLICK ON … Continue reading