Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0062
Archives and History Division
Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism
3425 Highway 126, Suite 100
Blountville, Tennessee 37617
W. Dale Carter, October 2007.
W. Dale Carter Papers.
Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0062.
W. Dale Carter.
Material in English.
Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
The collection was placed on loan by W. Dale Carter to the Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism in September 2009.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
Shelia Steele Hunt processed the collection and developed the finding aid in September 2009.
ACCESS AND RESTRICTIONS
This collection has special restrictions and copy limitations. Please ask staff regarding restrictions.
This collection should be cited as:
W. Dale Carter Papers. MSS 0062, Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
This collection contains well-documented information pertinent to the history and genealogy of Sullivan County, Tennessee and surrounding areas. Of particular interest are Mr. Carter's documented papers on corrections to traditions about historic sites in the region.
William Dale Carter was born 1926 in Hiltons, Scott County, Virginia to Rev. Thomas Raleigh Carter and Clara Maude Carroll. He graduated from Hiltons High School, Scott County, Virginia, and attended Berea College for one year before enlisting in the Army Air Corps aviation cadet program during WWII. After the war, he graduated from the University of Missouri School of Mines with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was employed by Eastman Kodak and retired in 1986 after 36 years of employment. Mr. Carter has conducted extensive historical and genealogical research in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Sullivan County (Tenn.)--History.
Sullivan County (Tenn.)--Genealogy.
Bluff City (Tenn.)
Box 1 - Historic Sites
- Shipley Ferry
- Yancey's Tavern
- Edward Cox home
- Daniel Boone's cabin at Netherland Inn
- Moses Looney's Fort
Box 2 - Land and Maps
- Sullivan County Land Grants issued by the State of North Carolina
- Squabble State: Locations of state line between North Carolina and Virginia
- Carter Fold and A. P. Carter Ancestral home sites in Scott Co., Virginia
- Historic Blountville original town lots, 1792
- John Cawood estate at Holly Bottom, Sullivan Co., TN
- Land Patents in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
- Wolf Hill Patent
- Pendleton Patent and Reedy Creek Settlement
Box 3 - Miscellany
- Boone Massacre
- Civil War Affair in Scott Co., VA
- James Brigham (1735-1820)
- John Bowery (1773-1840)
- Alexander Cavett
- Blackwater, Scott Co., VA
- Edward Callaham
- Early Carters on the Clinch River
- Gabriel Chrisman home and Rocky Station
- Plaque at Deery Inn
- The Big Log
- Womack Fort
Numerous other collections are currently "in processing".
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