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Appalachian State University


Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

"A Mountaineer's View of Campus" maps

Identifier: UA 68
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three campus maps dated circa 1950s of Appalachian State Teachers College. They're titled "A Mountaineer's View of Campus" and printed from a hand drawn map. The buildings noted include the Fine Arts Building, the laundry, men's and women's gyms, Appalachian High School, Mountaineer Dining Hall, and White Hall. They are pretty much identical except the key for one is typed.

Dates: circa early 1950s

Albion records

Identifier: RB-8017
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records, correspondence, copyright permissions, contributor biographies, reviews, and memorandums pertaining to the Albion journal. The correspondence contains exchanges between Albion administrators and authors, and reviewers documenting the peer-review process. Also included are annual reports, meeting minutes, budget reports, and submissions of articles. This collection also includes a stamp featuring the journal’s unicorn insignia.

Dates: 1969-2006

Appalachian Consortium records

Identifier: UA 76

The Appalachian Consortium, in operation from 1970-2004, was a nonprofit, educational organization formed by a partnership of academic institutions dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing the future of the Southern Appalachian region. This collection contains files detailing the initial organization and continuing leadership of the Consortium, its finances and correspondence, as well as its major projects, grants, publications, and conferences.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2004; 1978-1990

Appalachian Oral History Project records

Identifier: AC-111
Abstract This collection includes records for the Appalachian Oral History Project, a combined effort of Appalachian State University, Alice Lloyd College, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College to document oral histories of the history and folklore of the central Appalachian region. Materials in this collection consist of interviews and records generated by Appalachian State University interviewers between 1973 and 1975. Records include audio interviews, administrative files, photographs,...
Dates: 1850-1989; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989

Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio materials and papers

Identifier: AC-669

The Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio Materials and Papers Collection is a mixture of audiocassettes from several oral history projects, conferences, and events, dating in the 1970s-1980s, some of which have been positively identified as to which project the interview is related while others are not. A few transcriptions, CD copies, and duplicates are also part of this collection.

Dates: 1971-2002, undated

Bryce and Izoria Sheppard Gordon collection

Identifier: UA 29.014
Scope and Contents This collection includes items collected by Bryce Gordon and Izoria Sheppard Gordon during their time as students of Appalachian State Teachers College (ASTC) between 1945-1949. Included in the collection are receipts issued by ASTC, Appalachian Athletic Association tickets, ephemera, event programs, and photographs. The ephemera includes football game lineups, a library notice, invitations, a program for the 1948 Junior-Senior circus, and a program for the 1949 Junior-Senior banquet. The...
Dates: 1945-1949

Commencement collection

Identifier: UA 62
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of commencement programs and speeches for Appalachian State University. Some programs are original while others were copied from university catalogs/bulletins.

Dates: Existence: 1907-2011

Dr. Jerry Williamson Symposium audiovisual collection

Identifier: AC-822

The Dr. Jerry Williamson Symposium Audiovisual Collection contains five VHS tapes and four audiocassettes of the symposium and reception held for Dr. Jerry Williamson at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina on November 17-18, 2000. User copies of the materials are available on CD.

Dates: November 2000

Elizabeth Brown Scoggins Collection

Identifier: UA 45

The Elizabeth Brown Scoggins collection contains papers, photographs, documents, and artifacts spanning the history of Appalachian State and Watauga County from the 19th Century to the early 21st. Much of the collection is devoted to the Dougherty, Brown, and Bartlett families with an emphasis on concerning B.B. and D.D. Dougherty, founders of what would become Appalachian State University.

Dates: 1866-2003; Majority of material found within 1903 - 2000

Everette C. Toms collection

Identifier: UA 29.012
Scope and Contents This collection includes three pieces of correspondence: a letter to Toms from the Bureau of Education regarding his inquiry in obtaining a teaching position in the Philippines, a letter from the managing editor of the Georgian American regarding a mat of David Odom (included), and a letter of reference written about Toms by Appalachian State Teachers College physics professor A. Antonakos. There is also an ephemeral item likely removed from a scrapbook and six...
Dates: 1930, 1934-1935

Harold Richard Berthold Appalachian State Teachers College Diploma

Identifier: UA 29.011
Scope and Contents

One Bachelor of Science diploma received by Harold Richard Berthold from Appalachian State Teachers College (ASTC) on May 16, 1952.It is signed by ASTC President B. B. Dougherty, Registrar H. R. Eggers, and two members of the Board.

Dates: 1952 May 16

Herman R. and Elizabeth P. Eggers papers

Identifier: UA 30.023
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains the personal correspondence of Herman R. and Elizabeth Pennington Eggers. The correspondence includes letters written between Herman and Elizabeth, letters written to them by their daughters, Elizabeth and Isabel, and letters sent to them by Elizabeth's Pennington relations from Sweetwater, TN. Also included in the collection are some items specific to Herman's role as the Registrar for Appalachian State Teachers College, travel logs, records of their...
Dates: 1900-1991

J. Paul Winkler scrapbooks

Identifier: UA 29.005

J. Paul Winkler was a graduate of Appalachian State Teacher's College. He was instrumental in organizing the Burke County chapter of alumni. The J. Paul Winkler Scrapbooks, created by Winkler himself, are predominately related to the Appalachian State Teachers College football team, but also includes information realted other ASTC athletic teams and to the college.

Dates: 1934-1973

James Gordon Lindsay papers

Identifier: UA 30.009
Abstract James Gordon Lindsay, Jr. (1941-1992) was born in Norfolk, Virginia. Lindsay worked as an Assistant Professor of Physics and later as Associate Professor. In addition to serving on several University committees, he was also a member of several professional physics organizations, including the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Society for Physics Students. This collection contains materials relating to Dr. Lindsay's role as a professor of physics at Appalachian State from 1969...
Dates: 1969-1992

Jesse Jackson Collection

Identifier: RB-8004
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of papers, slides, photographs, and audio recordings of children’s book author Jesse Jackson. It includes manuscripts, notes, short stories, research on race, slavery, and the family of Henry Clay of Kentucky, class notes and lecture material, autobiographical material, correspondence, newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, and material relating to the Jesse Jackson memorial conference held in November 1983.

Dates: 1941-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983

John A. Walker collection

Identifier: UA 30.028

John Walker was a businessman, philanthropist, and community leader from North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, who in 1976 contributed a major gift to Appalachian State University's College of Business, which is now named for him. This collection contains certificates and plaques presented to John Walker and speeches made by John Walker.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1992

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Appalachian State University Chapter records

Identifier: UA 72
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Appalachian State University Chapter's constitution and the certificate issued noting the chapter's creation, dated June 10, 2014.

Dates: 2014

Office of Internal Audits records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 77
Abstract The Office of Internal Audits is an independent office of Appalachian State University that conducts appraisals, analyses, and offers recommendations to ensure the control of physical, financial, and business practices, as well as compliance with federal, state, and local policies, and various accrediting agencies. The bulk of this record group is in the Audits and Systems Bank Reconciliation file (1978-1985) and contains bank reconciliations and balance sheets as well as account...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-2004; 1978-1985

Office of the Chancellor. Herbert W. Wey Records

Identifier: UA 03.01

Dr. Herbert Wey served as Appalachian State University’s third president and first Chancellor from 1969 to 1979. The collection consists of reports, correspondence, articles, speeches, clippings, and other papers concerning the administrative operation of the campus, fund raising, student life, and academic programs of Appalachian State University.

Dates: 1950-1979

Office of the President. Blanford Barnard Dougherty Records

Identifier: UA 02.01

B.B. Dougherty was a founder of the Appalachian Training School in 1903. His papers primarily include materials relating to Dr. Dougherty's role as an administrator of Appalachian State Teachers College and predecessor institutions (1903-1955), and his many positions on state boards and committees concerned with the education in North Carolina (1911-1957).

Dates: 1903-1957

Rickey C. Kirkpatrick papers

Identifier: UA 30.010
Abstract Rickey C. Kirkpatrick came to Appalachian State University in 1980 as an assistant professor of economics. Throughout his career, he became an associate professor of economics, director of the bureau of economic and business research, and eventually assistant dean for graduate studies and external programs of the John A. Walker College of Business at ASU. Before coming to ASU, he was a visiting instructor in economics at Tulane University and an instructor in economics at Xavier. The Rickey...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978-2001

Thomas McGowan papers

Identifier: UA 30.007

The Thomas McGowan Papers document McGowan's positions as the Editor of the SACS 1990-92 Self Study Report and Chairman of the Task Force for the Graphic Identity and an Appalachian Style.

Dates: 1986-1992

University Annual Reports collection

Identifier: UA 56
Scope and Contents This collection contains annual reports created by academic and administrative departments within Appalachian State University between 1961-2010. This collection does not contain annual reports from every department. The reports include information about major accomplishments and areas of improvement, as well as logistics and financial matters for each department. Collection consists of annual reports as well as material referencing the creation of annual reports, such as memorandum,...
Dates: 1961-2010

University Archives records

Identifier: UA 11.01

The Univesity Archives was founded in 1981 to maintain records of the University that have permanent historical value. This collection consists of CDs containing the master TIFF files from the Appalachiain State University Historical Photographs Digitization Project as well as information on the Appalachian Consortium and personnel files from the University Archives.

Dates: 1903-2008; Majority of material found within 1984-1988

University Deeds collection

Identifier: UA 37

Appalachian State University received its current name on July 1, 1967, transforming over the years from a small teachers’ college to a multi-disciplinary university. The University Deeds collection contains the original deeds to properties belonging to the university as well as supporting documentation, copies and abstracts of the deeds, notes and correspondence, title analysis, maps and drawings of property, certifications, and contracts.

Dates: 1900-2000

Veterans project (Appalachian State University)

Identifier: UA 74
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typed manuscript for the Veterans Project (Appalachian State University) conducted by Cory Joe Stewart for the Office of Student Development, conducted between August 2002-May 2003. The purpose of the study was to find all Appalachian State students and alumni who died while in military service, combat or otherwise. The scope spanned from World War I to the Afghanistan campaign.

Dates: 2002 August-2003 May

Women's Dormitory handbooks

Identifier: UA 70
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescripted women's dormitory handbooks for the women students of Appalachian State Teachers College. There are two dated 1959-1960. one dated 1960-1961, and one that is undated. The undated issue has a drawing of "Yosefene," a female version of Yosef. It includes a forward, lists the house presidents and hostesses and dorm hours, and provides information about student and asleep signs, permissions, signing in/out, care of rooms, health and safety, dating and...
Dates: 1959-1960, 1960-1961, undated

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Watauga County (N.C.) 7
Universities and colleges -- Administration 5
Boone (N.C.) 4
Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 4
Appalachian State University -- History. 3