Cecil Rose Collection, 1927-1988


Cecil Rose Collection, 1927-1988


The Cecil Rose Collection, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, includes writings by Rose, clippings from magazines and newspapers, and photographs primarily on Southwest Virginia and West Virginia history. Among the subjects covered in the collection are local feuds, mining, and lawmen and outlaws. The five black and white 5" x 7" photographs are copies which have been placed in the appropriate subject file.

The current digital collection contains PDF file surrogates created in 2022 of the complete content of the collection.


Rose, Cecil (Person)


Cecil Rose Collection, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University




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ETSU Archives of Appalachia: AppMs-0329

Collection Items

Whittaker-Altizer Feud
Box 01, Folder 16

Tazewell County, Virginia
Box 01, Folder 15

Tazewell, Virginia
Box 01, Folder 14

Sheffey, Robert Sayers
Box 01, Folder 13

Pocahontas, Virginia
Box 01, Folder 12

Matewan Massacre
Box 01, Folder 07

Hatfield-McCoy Feud
Box 01, Folder 04

Coal Mining and Strikes
Box 01, Folder 02

"Appalachian Outlaws"
Box 01, Folder 01
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