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Dr. Elery A. Lay Collection, c.1945-1992 and undated

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Title: Dr. Elery A. Lay Collection, c.1945-1992 and undated

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 329

Physical Description: 24 boxes, 18 linear feet

Creator: Dr. Elery A. Lay

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:

 

Provenance: The Dr. Elery A. Lay Collection was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Mrs. Jamie Gillenwater Lay on April 4, 1995.  Additional donations were made in April of 1996.

 

Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

 

Processed by: Initial processing of the collection was done by archives staff prior to 2008. Additional processing and development of the finding aid was done by Kate Lukach, archives assistant, in April 2008.

 

COLLECTION CITATION:

This collection should be cited as:

 

Dr. Elery A. Lay Collection, c.1945-1992 and undated. KC Manuscript Collection 329, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Dr. Elery Lay (1915-1991) was well known for his significant accomplishments as an educator, government official, and as an author of both historical fiction and non-fiction.  He served as Kingsport’s Vice-Mayor and was on the Board of Mayor and Alderman for a total of 12 years.

A native of Scott County, Tennessee, Dr. Lay came to SullivanCounty in 1938.  He became principal of Dobyns-BennettHigh School in 1956 serving in that post for ten years.  From 1966 to 1972 he was assistant superintendent for Kingsport City Schools.  Dr. Lay was elected to the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman by one of the largest popular votes of any alderman in Kingsport’s history.  He served on the Board of Mayor and Alderman from 1969 to 1979 and was the city’s vice-mayor, 1979-1981.  Dr. Lay served in instructional and administrative capacities for Steed and BristolColleges and for NortheastStateTechnicalCollege.

Dr. Lay was a graduate of HuntsvilleHigh School, Huntsville, Tennessee.  He attended LincolnMemorialUniversity, and EastTennesseeStateUniversity earning a B. S. degree in history, English, and social studies.  He earned the M. A. degree in history and geography and an Ed.D degree in history, geography, and social studies from Peabody College of Vanderbilt.  He completed a history of the Tri-City Region, An Industrial and Commercial History of the Tri-Cities in Tennessee and four works of historical fiction (That Reek of Sin, Vantage Press, 1951; Trek to the King’s Mountain, Moore Publishing, 1976; Journey, Lay Publications, 1981; Great Tree: A Mountain Tale, Lay Publications, 1983) and one piece of historical poetry, Long Island of the Holston.

He was a member of the Kingsport Education Association where he served as president, was a member of the East Tennessee State Education Association, National Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, and made a life member of the Parent-Teacher Association.  He was a member of the Kingsport Retired Teachers Association and a past president.  His community work included Kingsport Civitan Club, where he served as past president and director, the American Legion, Boy Scout counselor, Community Aid, Community Chest Captain, Kingsport Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Kingsport Safety Council, Kingsport Law Day Chairman, Sullivan County Historical Society, Netherland Inn Society, American Association of Retired Persons, and at the time of his death he was Sullivan County Historian.  Dr. Lay was a deacon at FirstBaptistChurch and Sunday School teacher for 47 years.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Dr. Elery A. Lay Collection consists of three series: subject files, manuscripts, and scrapbooks.  The subject files contain various newspaper clippings relating to Dr. Lay’s career, as well as notes that Lay used in the creation of his published works.  There are also photographs and mementos collected by Dr. Lay over the years.  The manuscripts are the handwritten and typed versions of Dr. Lay’s novels, as well as research notes and rough drafts of his dissertation.  Also included are two novels and a microfilm version of his dissertation.  The scrapbooks give a chronological look at Dr. Lay’s career.  There are newspaper clippings and programs from his time as principal and later assistant superintendent.  His career as alderman, professor, and writer are also chronicled in the scrapbooks with newspaper articles, letters from publishers and well-wishers, and other relevant mementos.

 

SUBJECTS

Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman

Kingsport City Schools

Lay, Dr. Elery A.

 

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

 

Series I, Subject Files, c.1945-1992 and undated, box 1-4.

This series consists of subject files containing newspaper clippings, photographs, notes, programs, and mementos.  The files are arranged alphabetically.

 

Series II, Manuscripts, c.1957-1983 and undated, box 5-19.

This series contains handwritten and typed manuscripts by Dr. Elery Lay, as well as two books and a microfilm of his dissertation.  The collection is arranged in the original order.

 

Series III, Scrapbooks, 1951-1992, box 20-24.

This series consists of nine scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, newsletters, programs, and mementos.  The scrapbooks are arranged chronologically.

 

BOX AND FOLDER LIST

 

Series I, Subject Files, c.1945-1992 and undated, box 1-4.

 

Box 1

  1. Alumni Quarterly – ETSC, 1963
  2. “The Alumnus” – Lincoln Memorial University, 1992
  3. American History – First Unit, undated
  4. American History – Fourth Unit, undated
  5. American History – Sixth Unit, undated
  6. American History – Eighth Unit, undated
  7. American History – Ninth Unit, undated
  8. American History – Tenth Unit, undated
  9. American History – Eleventh Unit, undated
  10. American History – Twelfth Unit, undated
  11. American History – Fourteenth Unit, undated
  12. American History – Fifteenth Unit, undated
  13. American History – Sixteenth Unit, undated
  14. American History – Seventeenth Unit, undated
  15. Bristol Chamber of Commerce – Annual Report, 1958
  16. Calendar – Court of Appeals, May Term, 1970
  17. Card given to Elery Lay, undated
  18. Correspondence between Dr. Elery Lay and Robert E. Dalton, 1973
  19. Dedication of the Nature Interpretive Building, May 24, 1971
  20. Dedication – Tri-city Airport Terminal Building, 1969
  21. Devotionals – KEA, August 30, 1972
  22. East Tennessee Education Association Educational Exhibits, October 29-30, 1964
  23. “Eighteenth Century English-America Contained Urban Centers of…,” undated
  24. Handwritten Draft of paper, undated
  25. IBM Series 50, undated
  26. Indian Tribune, May 2, 1969
  27. Industrial History Notes – Bibliography, undated
  28. Industrial History Notes – Bristol Manufacturing Concerns, undated
  29. Industrial History Notes – Industries, undated
  30. Johnson City Pamphlet, undated
  31. Kingsport Education Association Officers and Committees for 1964-65
  32. KEA Banquet – Honoring Our 1972 Retirees
  33. New High School for Kingsport, Tennessee, undated
  34. New Programs and Services for the Handicapped, August 9-11, 1972
  35. Newspaper Clippings – “Trek to the King’s Mountain,” 1977
  36. Newspaper Clippings, various dates
  37. Notecards, undated (1 of 32)
  38. Notecards, undated (2 of 32)
  39. Notecards, undated (3 of 32)
  40. Notecards, undated (4 of 32)
  41. Notecards, undated (5 of 32)
  42. Notecards, undated (6 of 32)
  43. Notecards, undated (7 of 32)
  44. Notecards, undated (8 of 32)
  45. Notecards, undated (9 of 32)
  46. Notecards, undated (10 of 32)
  47. Notecards, undated (11 of 32)
  48. Notecards, undated (12 of 32)

 

Box 2

  1. Notecards, undated (13 of 32)
  2. Notecards, undated (14 of 32)
  3. Notecards, undated (15 of 32)
  4. Notecards, undated (16 of 32)
  5. Notecards, undated (17 of 32)
  6. Notecards, undated (18 of 32)
  7. Notecards, undated (19 of 32)
  8. Notecards, undated (20 of 32)
  9. Notecards, undated (21 of 32)
  10. Notecards, undated (22 of 32)
  11. Notecards, undated (23 of 32)
  12. Notecards, undated (24 of 32)
  13. Notecards, undated (25 of 32)
  14. Notecards, undated (26 of 32)
  15. Notecards, undated (27 of 32)

 

Box 3

  1. Notecards, undated (28 of 32)
  2. Notecards, undated (29 of 32)
  3. Notecards, undated (30 of 32)
  4. Notecards, undated (31 of 32)
  5. Notecards, undated (32 of 32)
  6. “Novelist to Speak at Library” – Virginia Star, April 2, 1986
  7. Our Christmas Card to You, 1971
  8. The Peabody Reflector, July-August 1960
  9. Photos of Elery Lay, 1958-1965 and undated
  10. Photographic Collection from Judy Denny, 1967-1968
  11. Photograph – Dr. Elery Lay and two men, undated
  12. Research notes for Dissertation, undated
  13. Resolutions of the National Education Association, 1969
  14. Retirement Presentation, undated
  15. Sports News Clippings, October 4, 1963
  16. Tennessee Teacher, December 1965

 

Box 4

  1. TSSAAState Tournament, March 8-13, 1965
  2. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes – Cavalcade, November 11, 1945
  3. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes – Children, undated
  4. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes – Fabric, undated
  5. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes – Men, undated
  6. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes –  Miscellaneous, undated
  7. That Reek of Sin – Clothing Research Notes – Women, undated
  8. Weekly TV Guide, undated

 

Series II, Manuscripts, c.1957-1983 and undated, box 5-19.

 

Box 5, An Industrial and Commercial History of the Tri-Cities in Tennessee.

  1. Bibliography, August 4, 1958
  2. Dissertation, June 1960
  3. Draft of Dissertation – Chapters 1-4, June 1960
  4. Draft of Dissertation – Chapters 5-8, June 1960
  5. Handwritten Draft – Chapter 6, undated
  6. Handwritten Draft – Chapter 7, undated
  7. Handwritten Draft – Chapter 8, undated
  8. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 1, undated
  9. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 2, undated
  10. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 3, undated
  11. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 4, undated
  12. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 5, undated
  13. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 6, undated
  14. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 7, undated
  15. Handwritten Dissertation – Chapter 8, undated
  16. Letter of Approval, April 20, 1957
  17. Long Abstract, June 1960
  18. Partial Handwritten Draft of paper, undated
  19. Short Abstract, June 1960
  20. “Tentative Outline of a Proposed Dissertation…,” March 20, 1957 (3 copies)

 

Box 6, Great Tree (1972 version).

  1. Great Tree, Chapter 1, p.1-45, 1972
  2. Great Tree, Chapter 2, p.1-37, 1972
  3. Great Tree, Chapter 3, p.1-26, 1-31, 27-29, 1972
  4. Great Tree, Chapter 4, p.1-79, 1-54, 1972
  5. Great Tree, Chapter 5, p.1-63, 1-62, 1972
  6. Great Tree, Chapter 6, p.1-59, 1-71, 1972
  7. Great Tree, Chapter 7, p.1-40, 1972
  8. Great Tree, Chapter 8, p.1-43, 1972
  9. Great Tree, Chapter 9, p.1-53, 1972
  10. Great Tree, Chapter 10, p.1-51, 1972
  11. Great Tree, Chapter 11, p.1-61, 1972
  12. Great Tree, Chapter 12, p.1-47, 1972
  13. Great Tree, Chapter 13, p.1-60, 1972
  14. Great Tree, Chapter 14, p.1-66, 1972
  15. Great Tree, Chapter 15, p.1-59, 1972
  16. Great Tree, Chapter 16, p.1-55, 1972
  17. Great Tree, Chapter 17, p.1-61, 1972
  18. Great Tree, Chapter 18, p.1-51, 1972

 

Box 7, Great Tree (1973 version).

  1. Great Tree, Chapter 1, p.1-43, 1973
  2. Great Tree, Chapter 2, p.1-45, 1973
  3. Great Tree, Chapter 3, p.1-39, 1973
  4. Great Tree, Chapter 4, p.1-56, 1973
  5. Great Tree, Chapter 5, p.1-76, 1973
  6. Great Tree, Chapter 6, p.1-85, 1973
  7. Great Tree, Chapter 7, p.1-51, 1973
  8. Great Tree, Chapter 8, p.1-55, 1973
  9. Great Tree, Chapter 9, p.1-74, 1973
  10. Great Tree, Chapter 10, p.1-70, 1973
  11. Great Tree, Chapter 11, p.1-90, 1973
  12. Great Tree, Chapter 12, p.1-67, 1973
  13. Great Tree, Chapter 13, p.1-78, 1973
  14. Great Tree, Chapter 14, p.1-79, 1973
  15. Great Tree, Chapter 15, p.1-67, 1973
  16. Great Tree, Chapter 16, p.1-66, 1973
  17. Great Tree, Chapter 17, p.1-73, 1973
  18. Great Tree, Chapter 18, p.1-61, 1973

 

Box 8, Trek to the King’s Mountain (First Version and Re-write, 1974).

  1. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 1, Nightmare, p. 1-29, 1974
  2. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 1, Nightmare, p. 1-36, 1974
  3. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 2, Musgrove Mill, p. 1-32, 1974
  4. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 3, Message, p. 1-44, 1974
  5. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 4, The Funds, p. 1-45, 1974
  6. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 5, Rescue, p. 1-46, 1974
  7. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 6, Sycamore Shoals, p. 1-42, 1974
  8. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 7, The Start, p. 1-25, 1974
  9. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 8, A Personal Encounter, p. 1-38, 1974
  10. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 9, Choice, p. 1-32, 1974
  11. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 10, Turnabout, p. 1-34, 1974
  12. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 11, Long Ride, p. 1-43, 1974
  13. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 12, The Mountain, p. 1-39, 1974
  14. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 1, Nightmare, p. 1-37, 1974
  15. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 2, Musgrove Mill, p. 1-47, 1974
  16. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 3, Message, p. 1-55, 1974
  17. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 4, The Funds, p. 1-56, 1974
  18. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 5, Rescue, p. 1-54, 1974
  19. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 6, Sycamore Shoals, p. 1-66, 1974
  20. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 7, The Start, p. 1-50, 1974
  21. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 9, Choice, p. 1-46, 1974
  22. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 10, Turnabout, p. 1-44, 1974
  23. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 11, Long Ride, p. 1-57, 1974
  24. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Epilogue and Chapter 12, The Mountain, p. 1-61, 1974

 

Box 9, Trek to the King’s Mountain (Re-Write, 1974).

  1. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 1, Nightmare, 1974
  2. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 2, Musgrove’s Mill, 1974
  3. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 3, Message, 1974
  4. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 4, The Funds, 1974
  5. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 5, Rescue, 1974
  6. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 6, Sycamore Shoals, 1974
  7. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 7, The Start, 1974
  8. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 8, A Personal Encounter, 1974
  9. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 9, Choice, 1974
  10. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 10, Turnabout, 1974
  11. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 11, Long Ride, 1974
  12. Trek to the King’s Mountain, Chapter 12, The Mountain, 1974

 

Box 10, That Reek of Sin (Version 1, folders 1-19 and Version 2, folders 20-37).

  1. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 1, undated
  2. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 2, undated
  3. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 3, undated
  4. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 4, undated
  5. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 5, undated
  6. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 6, undated
  7. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 7, undated
  8. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 8, undated
  9. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 9, undated
  10. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 10, undated
  11. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 11, undated
  12. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 12, undated
  13. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 13, undated
  14. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 14, undated
  15. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 15, undated
  16. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 16, undated
  17. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 17, undated
  18. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 18, undated
  19. That Reek of Sin, Forward and Chapter Summaries, undated
  20. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 1, undated
  21. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 2, undated
  22. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 3, undated
  23. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 4, undated
  24. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 5, undated
  25. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 6, undated
  26. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 7, undated
  27. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 8, undated
  28. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 9, undated
  29. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 10, undated
  30. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 11, undated
  31. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 12, undated
  32. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 13, undated
  33. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 14, undated
  34. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 15, undated
  35. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 16, undated
  36. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 17, undated
  37. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 18, undated

 

Box 11, That Reek of Sin (Early Version).

  1. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 1, p. 1-11, undated
  2. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 2, p. 1-15, undated
  3. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 3, p. 1-35, undated
  4. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 4, p. 1-52, undated
  5. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 5, p. 1-40, undated
  6. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 6, p. 1-41, undated
  7. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 7, p. 1-24, undated
  8. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 8, p. 1-33, undated
  9. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 9, p. 1-25, undated
  10. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 10, p. 1-55, undated
  11. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 11, p. 1-35, undated
  12. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 12, p. 1-38, undated
  13. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 13, p. 1-53, undated
  14. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 14, p. 1-32, undated
  15. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 15, p. 1-56, undated
  16. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 16, p. 1-7, undated
  17. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 17, p. 1-38, undated
  18. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 18, p. 1-30, undated
  19. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 19, p. 1-34, undated
  20. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 20, p. 1-30, undated
  21. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 21, p. 1-31, undated

 

Box 12, That Reek of Sin (Final Version).

  1. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 1, p. 1-36, undated
  2. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 2, p. 1-36, undated
  3. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 3, p. 1-28, undated
  4. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 4, p. 1-29, undated
  5. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 5, p. 1-38, undated
  6. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 6, p. 1-34, undated
  7. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 7, p. 1-16, undated
  8. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 8, p. 1-13, undated
  9. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 9, p. 1-18, undated
  10. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 10, p. 1-6, undated
  11. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 11, p. 1-23, undated
  12. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 12, p. 1-11, undated
  13. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 13, p. 1-16, undated
  14. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 14, p. 1-19, undated
  15. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 15, p. 1-12, undated
  16. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 16, p. 1-12, undated
  17. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 17, p. 1-18, undated
  18. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 18, p. 1-26, undated
  19. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 19, p. 1-33, undated
  20. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 20, p. 1-39, undated
  21. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 21, p. 1-14, undated
  22. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 22, p. 1-45, undated
  23. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 23, p. 1-32, undated
  24. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 24, p. 1-20, undated
  25. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 25, p. 1-28, undated
  26. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 26, p. 1-23, undated
  27. That Reek of Sin, Chapter 27, p. 1-62, undated

 

Box 13, Journey (1 of 2).

  1. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 1, p. 1-45, undated
  2. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 1, p. 46-89, undated
  3. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 2, p. 1-24, undated
  4. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 2, p. 25-52, undated
  5. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 3, p. 1-44, undated
  6. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 3, p. 45-91, undated
  7. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 4, p. 1-49, undated
  8. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 4, p. 50-98, undated
  9. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 5, p. 1-49, undated
  10. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 5, p. 50-97, undated
  11. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 6, p. 1-49, undated
  12. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 6, p. 50-95, undated
  13. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 1, p. 1-39, undated
  14. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 1, p. 40-73, undated
  15. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 2, p. 1-44, undated
  16. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 2, p. 45-89, undated
  17. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 3, p. 1-54, undated
  18. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 3, p. 55-106, undated
  19. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 4, p. 1-29, undated
  20. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 4, p. 30-59, undated
  21. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 1, p. 1-44, undated
  22. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 1, p. 45-77, undated
  23. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 2, p. 1-32, undated
  24. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 2, p. 33-63, undated
  25. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 3, p. 1-42, undated
  26. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 3, p. 43-82, undated
  27. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 4, p. 1-25, undated
  28. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 4, p. 26-46, undated
  29. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 5, p. 1-28, undated
  30. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 5, p. 29-52, undated
  31. Journey, Notes, undated

 

Box 14, Journey (2 of 2).

  1. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 6, p. 1-80, undated
  2. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 6, p. 81-112, undated
  3. Journey, Epilogue, p. 1-17, 1974
  4. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 1, p. 1-39, 1973
  5. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 1, p. 40-80, 1973
  6. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 2, p. 1-24, 1973
  7. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 2, p. 25-45, 1973
  8. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, New Chapter 3, p. 46-87, 1973
  9. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, New Chapter 3, p. 88-123, 1973
  10. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 4, p. 1-44, 1973
  11. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 4, p. 45-85, 1973
  12. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 5, p. 1-45, 1973
  13. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 5, p. 46-86, 1973
  14. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 6, p. 1-42, 1973
  15. Journey, Part 1, I Will Not, Chapter 6, p. 43-83, 1974
  16. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 1, p. 1-29, 1974
  17. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 1, p. 30-60, 1974
  18. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 2, p. 1-34, 1974
  19. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 2, p. 35-76, 1974
  20. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 3, p. 1-46, 1974
  21. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 3, p. 47-97, 1974
  22. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 4, p. 1-27, 1974
  23. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 4, p. 28-53, 1974
  24. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 1, p. 1-32, 1974
  25. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 1, p. 33-68, 1974
  26. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 2, p. 1-28, 1974
  27. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 2, p. 29-56, 1974
  28. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 3, p. 1-41, 1974
  29. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 3, p. 42-75, 1974
  30. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 4, p. 1-21, 1974
  31. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 4, p. 22-42, 1974
  32. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 5, p. 1-45, 1974
  33. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 5, p. 46-93, 1974
  34. Journey, Epilogue, p. 1-16, 1974
  35. Journey, Notes and Information, 1974 and undated

 

Box 15, Journey (Older Version).

  1. Journey, Part 1, Chapter 1, p. 1-69, undated
  2. Journey, Part 1, Chapter 2, p. 1-119, undated
  3. Journey, Part 1, Chapter 3, p. 1-77, undated
  4. Journey, Part 1, Chapter 4, p. 1-76, undated
  5. Journey, Part 1, Chapter 5, p. 1-69, undated
  6. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 1, p. 1-46, undated
  7. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 2, p. 1-56, undated
  8. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 3, p. 1-56, undated
  9. Journey, Part 2, If I Do, Chapter 4, p. 1-43, undated
  10. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 1, p. 1-56, undated
  11. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 2, p. 1-44, undated
  12. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 3, p. 1-60, undated
  13. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 4, p. 1-37, undated
  14. Journey, Part 3, I Will, Chapter 5, p. 1-79, undated
  15. Journey, Epilogue, p. 1-12, undated

 

Box 16

  1. Trek to the King’s Mountain, typed manuscript, undated (2 copies)

 

Box 17

  1. Journey, typed manuscript, undated

 

Box 18

  1. Great Tree, typed manuscript, undated

 

Box 19

  1. Dissertation, microfilm, 1960
  2. Trek to the King’s Mountain, by Elery A. Lay, novel, 1976
  3. Great Tree, by Elery A. Lay, novel, 1983

 

Series III, Scrapbooks, 1951-1992, box 20-24.

 

Box 20

  1. Scrapbook 1, 1951-1962

 

Box 21

  1. Scrapbook 2, 1963-1969

 

Box 22

  1. Scrapbook 3, 1969-1970

 

Box 23

  1. Scrapbook 4, 1970-1974

 

Box 24

1.   Scrapbook 5, 1974-1975

  1. Scrapbook 6, 1975-1977
  2. Scrapbook 7, 1977-1980
  3. Scrapbook 8, 1980-1986
  4. Scrapbook 9, 1986-1992