Appalachian State University
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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: 1970-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1990
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, and...
Dates: 1850-1989; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989
Abstract 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
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...
Abstract Cherokee Exhibit, ASU College of Continuing Education Collection includes a notebook covering a general overview of Cherokee history. This collection also includes photographs.
Abstract 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
Identifier: UA 45
Abstract 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
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
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
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...
Identifier: UA 5226
Abstract 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.
Identifier: UA 5177
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 to...
Dates: 1969-1992; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1992
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
Identifier: UA 5087
Abstract 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.
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 transactions,...
Dates: 1955-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1985
Identifier: UA 03.001
Abstract 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.
Identifier: UA 02.01
Abstract 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).
Identifier: UA 5201
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 C....
Identifier: UA 5171
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, notes,...
Identifier: UA 5279
Abstract 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
Identifier: UA 37
Abstract 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.