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Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.)


Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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

Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas papers

Identifier: UA 29.003
Content Description The collection relates to Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas' time as a student at Appalachian State Teachers College. Included are her grade reports, registration cards, student activities tickets and receipts, and student handbooks. Her yearbooks are included because of the handwritten notes and signatures contained within. Additionally, the collection includes history of the Bailey family (written by Thomas) and a photograph album of black and white images of Boone, the Appalachian campus,...
Dates: 1938-1979

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

Ella W. Thompson and Lloyd L. Hobbs collection

Identifier: UA 29.020
Scope and Content This collection contains scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting the experiences of Ella Williams Thompson and her husband Dr. Lloyd LeRoy Hobbs, while they were students at Appalachian State Teachers College from 1933-1937. Materials within the collection include newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, postcards, telegrams, alumni membership cards, annuals, certificates, and plaques. Topics covered in this collection include academics, wrestling and football, student activities, and...
Dates: 1933-2007

Emma Horton Moore Scrapbook

Identifier: UA 30.024

The scrapbook was compiled by Emma Horton Moore, librarian at the Appalachian State Teachers College. The scrapbook holds newsclippings the school, its students, and its faculty, especially B. B. and D. D. Dougherty. It ranges in date from circa 1907-1957.

Dates: circa 1907-1957

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

Faculty Meetings Minute Book

Identifier: UA 63
Scope and Contents This volume was used by faculty member J. M. Downum to record the minutes of faculty meetings between 1927-1935, when the university was known as both the Appalachian State Normal School and Appalachian State Teachers College. In addition to minutes, the volume contains lists of faculty members for various periods of time. A facsimile copy is available for researchers as the original volume does have pages that are loose from the binding. The collection also includes loose material not...
Dates: 1927-1935

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

Jessie Sifford collection

Identifier: UA 29.013
Content Description

Photograph and ephemera related to student life at Appalachian State Teachers College collected by Jessie Sifford, a student in the mid-1930s. The photograph is of Sifford and Thelma Beam. Ephemeral items include Sifford’s Students Information Booklet, a program for a concert performed by the "Appalachian A Capella Choir," and the program for the 1937 May Day Festival.

Dates: 1936-1937

John H. Workman Film collection

Identifier: UA 5075

Dr. John Workman was Professor of Economics at Appalachian State Teachers College from 1946 to 1960. The John Workman Film Collection includes 16 8mm films, both black & white and in color, mostly pertaining to ASTC and the High Country. There is also 1 VHS tape with copies of 5 of the films.

Dates: 1930-1959

Louise Parks Scrapbook

Identifier: UA 5019

Louise Parks, from Huntersville, NC, was a student at Appalachian State Teachers College from 1929-1934. This scrapbook dates from 1928-1931, in which she documents the activities she was involved with. The collection contains various candy wrappers, letters, cards, programs, postcards, and poems that Miss Parks glued to the scrapbook pages.

Dates: 1928-1931

Malissa C. Richardson Papers

Identifier: UA 5291
Scope and Contents

The collection includes school papers, tests, mid-terms, and finals of Malissa C. Richardson, while a business student at Appalachian State Teachers College, circa 1944-1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

Mary D. Davis photographs

Identifier: UA 29.010
Scope and Contents This collection includes eleven photographs of images related to Appalachian State Teachers College (Appalachian State University) and Boone, N.C. The images date from 1941-1942. Subjects includes Appalachian students and the campus and a snow storm in Boone. Downtown store front entrances featured are Dixie Stores and Watauga Hotel and Cafe. Downtown store fronts photographed include Farmers Hardware and the bank located next door. There is also a photograph of the Daniel Boone Hotel...
Dates: 1941-1942

Mary Elizabeth Hackney collection

Identifier: UA 29.015
Scope and Content

The Mary Elizabeth Hackney collection contains includes papers,photographs, ephemera, and other items related to Appalachian State Teachers College (ASTC) from 1930-1934 and 1941. Items include ASTC stickers, Homecoming programs, a basketball game program, ASTC yells and songs, Hackney's diploma, and songbooks. Of particular note are the photographs, which mainly feature ASTC women students, some of whom are photographed wearing physical education uniforms.

Dates: 1930-1941

Pi Gamma Mu, North Carolina Epsilon charter

Identifier: UA 25.008
Scope and Contents

Original charter presented by the national Pi Gamma Mu office to Appalachian State Teachers College acknowleding the establishment of the North Carolina Epsilon chapter. Pi Gamma Mu is the national social science honor society.

Dates: 1957 January 1

Robert F. Coffey Papers

Identifier: UA 5097

This collection consists of the papers of Robert. F. Coffey, who was the superindendent of construction for Appalachian State Teacher's College during the 1930's and early 1940's. The papers are primarily business documents related to the construction of buildings on campus, though there are two small references to Mr. Coffey's personal life. The majority of Mr. Coffey's papers are correspondence relating to the design, planning, and ordering of equipment for the Watauga Hospital.

Dates: 1931-1941

University Charter and History collection

Identifier: UA 38
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of documents pertaining to the establishment of a training school for teachers in western North Carolina, which eventually became Appalachian State University. It also includes the charter for Appalachian State University, as well as histories of specific campus departments and offices and organizational charts.

Dates: 1903-1999

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

Additional filters:

Appalachian State University--History--20th century. 6
Appalachian State University--Students 6
Appalachian State University--Students--Social life and customs. 4
Appalachian State University -- Alumni and alumnae 3
Women college students 3