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Label
1959-1977
Inclusive dates
1959-1977
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1959-1977, of Gordon Aronhime (1911-1983) consisting of Aronhime's exhaustive research into the early history of Southwest Virginia. Focusing on the upper Holston-Clinch River area during the period 1770-1795, he attempted to verify and/or locate mills, forts, settlements, military events, place names, and Indian affairs. There are biographical sketches of a number of prominent area settlers. There is a card file on all verifiable adult males in the area in the last quarter of the eighteenth century, as well as extensive information on early East Tennessee settlers. There are also sketches on revolutionary war soldiers and activities, the postal system, and Washington County tithable lists (1782-1784)
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Gordon Aronhime was born in 1911 in Roanoke, Virginia. He attended Virginia High School in Bristol, Virginia. Aronhime received his BA from the University of Virginia and his MA in history from East Tennessee State University. During World War II, Aronhime served in the U. S. army as a warrant officer. Upon returning to Bristol, he worked as a photographer and writer for BRISTOL NEWSPAPERS in the 1950s. From the 1960s until his death, Aronhime wrote columns of historical interest about Bristol, Washington County, southwestern Virginia, and eastern Tennessee for the Bristol HERALD COURIER. He also worked as a psychiatric social worker in Kingsport, Tennessee. Aronhime died 25 October 1983 in Bristol.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
Includes oversize folder
Link
http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/aronhime/
Note
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http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Card file
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Aronhime, Gordon
  • Aronhime, Gordon
  • Aronhime, Gordon
  • Aronhime, Gordon
  • Millard, Robert F., executor
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487549
Reproduction note
  • photocopies.
  • on microfilm
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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