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1963-1983
Inclusive dates
1963-1983
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Language
eng
Summary
Newspapers articles, 1963-1983, written by Gordon Aronhime (1911-1983) of Bristol, Virginia, for the Bristol HERALD COURIER. These articles cover the early history of Bristol and Washington County, Virginia, and Bristol and Sullivan County, Tennessee, and discuss the region's prominent families including the Buchanans, Campbells, Edmondson, Prestons, and Shelbys. Articles also discuss many of the area's prominent figures including John Buchanan (d. 1769), David Campbell (1779-1859), William Campbell (1745-1781), William Christian (1743-1786), William Edmondson (1735-1822), Evan Shelby (1719-1794), Daniel Smith (1748-1818), and Thomas Walker (1715-1794). Collection also contains genealogical notes on the Hayter family of Washington County, correspondence, obituaries, an index to Aronhime's articles, and a description and box list to the Gordon Aronhime Collection (accessions 28947, 29410, 30154, 31997, 32554) at the Library of Virginia
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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.
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Vi
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Newspaper articles
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
286
Immediate source of acquisition
Nieman, Jack
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000500607
Type of unit
leaves.

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