Appalachian State University. Center for Appalachian Studies
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
The records of the Center for Appalachian Studies, located at Appalachian State University, gives some history of the Center, its functions, its projects, and key people in its operations. The Center's records gives evidence of the activities that seek to encourage to study and invest in the region and its social, economic, and cultural development.
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.
The Eric J. Olson Papers houses the personal and professional collegiate and musical files of Dr. Eric J. Olson, former Appalachian Collection Librarian at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. This collection is the majority of the files from his office pertaining to the Collection, his musical career, his extensive audiovisual collection, and other papers accrued during his career.
This collection consists mainly of research papers from Appalachian Studies students of Dr. Patricia Beaver, along with assorted research materials and photographs used. Beaver and students presented at the 2005 Washington, DC conference of the Appalachian Teaching Project on the subject of the establishment of the Elk Knob State Natural Area (papers included).
The Patricia Duane Beaver Papers contain a wealth of information about the conferences she attended, research on Appalachia, some family and personal mementos of travels as well as books, journals and oral histories relating to Appalachian Studies.
The Watauga County, North Carolina Historical Site Project was a Watauga County architectural study of older houses, churches, stores, barns, and schools conducted by students and volunteers between 1988 and 1990. The collection contains records of the project including administrative files, site survey notes, photographs, and maps.