Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • April 19: 10am-4pm
  • Closed July 4
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed July 4
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed July 4
865-215-8800

Rebecca P'Simer

Curator of Collections
865-215-8829

Rebecca P’Simer joined the ETHS staff in 2018 as curator of collections. Her primary responsibilities include the documentation, care, and conservation of the 13,500-item artifact collection and coordination of artifact donations and loans. She also assists with content development and installation of in-house and traveling exhibits, works with conservators as needed, and serves as a resource for researchers and curators from other institutions. Rebecca has a B.A. in history with a focus in the Antebellum South from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is currently pursuing her M.A. in history through the University of Memphis. She was previously employed by the GSMNP as a museum technician and has spent time as a contract employee in various other Tennessee museums, as well as the Cody Firearms Museum in Wyoming and in the archival collection at Biltmore Estate. She is also Chair for the East Tennessee chapter of Emerging Museum Professionals and is loving her move to Knoxville.