Appalachian State University. Library
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection is four poems by Appalachian poets, Muriel Miller Dressler, Louise Marsh Gabriel, Walter Griffin, and Jesse Stuart. All four are accompanied by drawings, printed on colored papers, with Dressler's being autographed.
Abstract The Appalachian Region Photographs collection contains print photographs and negatives of the Appalachian region, mostly Northwestern North Carolina, but also some parts of Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. It contains photographs, slides, and negatives. Images include Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga Counties, and unidentified images of towns, people, and museum exhibits.
Dates: 1905-1980, undated
Abstract This collection includes a variety of articles and student papers concerning the Appalachian Region collected by the librarians in the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection.
Dates: 1900-2005, undated
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection is a collection of brochures of attractions located throughout the Appalachian Regional Commission-defined counties and the Appalachian Trail states. The collection covers historical sites and tourist attractions, providing insight into the promotion of tourism in the Appalachian region in addition to describing the sites themselves. Brochures currently cover the following states: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,...
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection contains flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, travel guides, booklets, programs, and other ephemera from Appalachian towns or with Appalachian themes. There are real estate booklets with northwestern North Carolina houses for sale, as well as brochures of businesses, museums, and tourist attractions of Appalachia.
Abstract The Appalachian State University Library Scrapbook is based on a scrapbook by Belk Library staff for the 1970 John Cotton Dana Publicity Awards Contest. The scrapbook contains 35 pages filled with photographs and laminated newspaper articles about Belk Library. Also included are the program to former head librarian Richard Barker's memorial service, John Cotton Dana Publicity Awards Contest materials, and a 1970 library handbook.
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
Abstract This collection includes one newspaper Cherokee Advocate written in both Cherokee and English language, two copies of Cherokee Phoenix, Vol. 1 No. 12, two photocopies of articles 1832 and 1833 from Niles' Register, and a guide of an audiocassette (not in this collection) "Sound of Cherokee" sounding out the Cherokee alphabet.
Dates: 1828-1896, undated
Identifier: UA 30.013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 77 typed poems, written by Mary Huff, a librarian at Appalachian State University from 1942-1982. The bulk of the poems were written in 1947. Their primary subject is William Leonard Eury, head librarian. The notebook was given to Eury by Huff, as indicated by the two dedications to him. The first states that the poems refer to other men as well as Eury, and the second states their rightful ownership belongs to Eury as they were written to him, for...
Abstract The Miscellaneous Oral History Transcripts consists of 41 transcriptions oral interviews of 49 Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Interviews were conducted in 1973 and 1997. Interviewees discuss folkways such as food and clothings, church participation, education, personal history, holiday traditions, wedding customs, local history, race relations, moonshining, and the Great Depression. The participants include influential Boone residents, natives of the Tamarack community (A.K.A....
Dates: 1973-1997, undated
Abstract The RB.8012: Music Manuscripts and Images Collection contains a myriad of items relating to music, from correspondence to photographs to programs. The funding for this unique collection is provided by the Max Smith Endowment Fund.
Dates: 1652-1985, undated
Abstract The Pamphlets Addressing Mennonite Principles and Beliefs collection includes five pamphlets addressing the Mennonite Church's stands on insurance, Christian love, civil defense, theology, and military service.
Dates: 1955-1957, undated
Abstract This collection includes a large number of maps and drawings related to railroad infrastructure, trackage rights, industrial sites, and commercial development for numerous railways and companies that operated in the mid atlantic and southern regions.
Dates: 1902-1996, Undated
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
Abstract The Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons was dedicated and opened in September 2005 and features a five floor space with nearly a million bound volumes, public computer space, digital media studio, group study rooms, the University Writing Center and Special Collections. The Belk Library and Information Commons Records contain a variety of administrative files, documents pertaining to the construction and operation of the “New Belk Library,” planning documents, committee and...
Dates: 1905-2014, Undated; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2001
Identifier: UA 5118
Abstract The Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) is composed of the libraries of Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and Western Carolina University. The records of WNCLN contain email correspondence, data files on disk and data cartridge and a listing of WNCLN periodicals, 1987-1994.
Abstract The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection Genealogy Collection is a collection of various unrelated family genealogies donated to the library. Many families originate from, but are not limited to, northwestern North Carolina. The files are housed alphabetically by family surname.
Dates: circa 1800s-2007, undated
Abstract This collection consists of memos, meeting minutes, collection donations/donors, and related papers to the Appalachian Collection. These papers were transferred to Special Collections at the time of Darlene Scott's retirement. Scott was the Administrative Secretary to the University Librarian.
Dates: 1969-1986, undated