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Appalachia (Special Collections): Religion

This guide will direct you to resources in Special Collections on topics related to the Appalachian region.

Manuscript Resources

Church in Gatlinburg, Tennessee area
Photograph of a Gatlinburg area church from the Rosemary Morehead Scrapbook in the From Pi Beta Phi to Arrowmont Digital Collection, provided by the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Archives.

Eleanor Dickinson Collection, 1970-1999, MS.2068
This collection contains materials related to Knoxville native and artist Dickinson’s book and exhibit on Southern Appalachian revival meetings, titled Revival.

Frederick W. Henck Materials, 1880 December 2-1888 August 5, 2001, MS.3657

This collection of F.W. Henck material includes his journal from 1886, a letter from Mr. Frederick William Henck to his mother from 1880, and a copy of "The Robert Campbell Story 1718-2011," a record of the goings-on of a church in which Mr. Henck was involved.

Rare Books

Highways and byways of Appalachia; a study of the work of the Synod of Appalachia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. 1927 (BX8967.A6 C7)

The old first church. Synod of Appalachia, Presbytery of Knoxville. 1942 (BX8949.K7 O4)

Special Collections and University Archives

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121 Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996

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