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UA. University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: UA

Found in 227 Collections and/or Records:

Department of English records

Identifier: UA 09.10

The Department of English Records contain administrative and academic files, as well as correspondence between the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the chairperson, and other department faculty.

Dates: 1985-2007; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2007

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences records

Identifier: UA 05.06
Scope and Contents The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences records primarily contains administrative files, including faculty meeting minutes and agendas, departmental program information, class syllabi, correspondence, reports, and memoranda. Several folders contain proposals for the Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum. Also included are records of the Department under its previous name, the Department of Home Economics.There is also information on the Lucy Brock Child Development...
Dates: 1966-2009

Department of Finance, Banking, and Insurance records

Identifier: UA 06.02
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978-2006

Department of Geography and Planning records

Identifier: UA 09.02
Scope and Contents

The Department of Geography and Planning Records contain weather reports, dating 1928-1971. B.B. Dougherty opened a weather station on campus in 1928, which operated until 1971, during which time Dougherty and other operators collected daily weather reports. The records also include Neal Lineback's Geography in the News articles that were published in The Watauga Democrat. These are dated from 1987 to 1991. There are also two indexes covering all articles from 1987 to 2003.

Dates: 1928-1971, 1987-1991, 2000, 2003

Department of Geology records

Identifier: UA 09.03
Scope and Contents These records consist of administrative and academic files dating from 1969-2003. The administrative documents include departmental policies and procedures information, reports, correspondence, departmental memoranda, minutes and agendas from faculty meetings, and budgetary information. In addition, there are records documenting the progression and creation of the department’s curriculum, including course changes, proposals, and schedules. The correspondence also contains information about...
Dates: 1969-2003

Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science records

Identifier: UA 12.03

Health and Physical Education courses have been taught at Appalachian since at least 1921 and in 1991, the department was renamed The Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science (HLES) and currently operates in the College of Health Sciences. The Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science Records contain information on committees, programs and facilities from the early years of the program.

Dates: 1967-1983; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1981

Department of Home Economics records

Identifier: UA 05.08
Scope and Contents The Department of Home Economics records consists primarily of administrative documents, including correspondence, reports, memoranda, departmental announcements, meeting minutes, accreditation, and self-study information. There are also many academic documents, such as curriculum proposals, course offerings, syllabi, and program information. There are also administrative records relating to the training administration of the Title XX Program. Three series contain records and...
Dates: 1922-2009

Department of Leadership and Educational Studies records

Identifier: UA 05.04
Scope and Contents

The Department of Leadership and Educational Studies records contain two main divisions – Departmental Personnel Committee Files, and Library Science Program records. The papers consist of meeting minutes, program histories, curricula, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs. Also included is a scrapbook from the Library Science Training Institute.

Dates: 1953-2005

Department of Mathematical Sciences records

Identifier: UA 09.09

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University and offers degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, actuarial sciences, and statistics. The Department of Mathematical Sciences records include faculty correspondence and information related to departmental faculty meetings.

Dates: 1972-1992

Department of Philosophy and Religion records

Identifier: UA 09.14

The Department of Philosophy and Religion was established in 1965 and since 1968, has been in the College of Arts and Sciences. These records contain academic and administrative files including meeting minutes, faculty annual reports to the department, teaching evaluations, syllabi, guidelines, and other papers pertaining to courses and coursework between 1970 and 1996.

Dates: 1970-1996

Department of Psychology records

Identifier: UA 09.11
Scope and Contents

The Department of Psychology Records are primarily composed of administrative files relevant to the department. Documents include correspondence, course syllabi, grant proposals, policy and procedure reports, long-range plans, and information on curriculum. There are also memos from the Personnel Office, Registrar's Office, the Graduate School, the College of Arts and Sciences, Academic Affairs, the College of Education, and Business Affairs.

Dates: 1965-1992

Development of Public Education in Watauga County, N.C. manuscript

Identifier: UA 40

This collection contains the draft manuscript for the booklet "Development of Public Education in Watauga County, N.C." edited by Tom Corbitt of the ASU News Bureau and published in 1976.

Dates: circa 1976

Division of Continuing Education records

Identifier: UA 87
Scope and Contents

The Office of Continuing Education Records contain mostly administrative files and program information dating 1964-1998. Administrative files include duplicate records of Dr. James W. Jackson, correspondence, planning documents, schedules, evaluations and reports. Program information files include course offerings, schedules, participant lists, proposals and press releases.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-2009; 1970-2009

Division of University Advancement records

Identifier: UA 21

The Division of University Advancement at Appalachian State University supports and encourages the university’s academic mission by engaging alumni and friends and the local community through news, special programming, and direct contact. The University Advancement Records contain administrative, operating, fundraising, correspondence, historical and reporting documents, dating 1911-2008, with the bulk of the material dating 1991-1994.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1911-2009; 1991-1994

Doris Stam collection

Identifier: UA 47

The Doris Stam collection consists of artifacts, correspondence, oral histories, papers, and photographs the Bartlett, Brown, Dougherty, Perry, Shull, and Taylor families. The collection also contains material from the early days of Appalachian State University and history of Boone, North Carolina. Doris Stam gathered the material of this collection while writing her book "Mountain Educators: The Dougherty Family and the First Fifty Years of Appalachian."

Dates: Majority of material found in 1867-2007

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

Dorothy Maye Hayes Appalachian Training School Diploma

Identifier: UA 29.017
Scope and Contents

Original Appalachian Training School diploma of Dorothy Maye Hayes of Blowing Rock, NC. She graduated in 1923.

Dates: 1923 May 3

Dougherty Family Bible

Identifier: UA 32
Scope and Contents

The Dougherty family Bible that was in the possession of the Dougherty family. The book was originally owned by Lillie Shull Dougherty. Lillie Brown Perry, granddaughter of D.D. and Lillie Shull Dougherty, donated the Bible to the University Archives in July 2005. It contains a register with the family births, deaths, and marriages. The Bible also includes clippings and loose material.

Dates: 1901

Dougherty family photos collection

Identifier: UA 66
Content Description

This collection contains photographs of the Dougherty family, as well as members from the Shull and Brown families.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1919, 1932, 1955, 1961-1962, undated

Edmund King Collection on Tom Keefe

Identifier: UA 59
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence between Edmund J. King, professor at the University of Sheffield and Tom Keefe, professor at Appalachian State University, from 1978-1998. It also includes a program from "A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Tom Keefe" and a copy of the address delivered by King at this event. The Special Collections Research Center is the home of Tom Keefe's book collection.

Dates: 1978-1998

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

"Emphasis Faculty Information" booklets

Identifier: UA 67.21
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three booklets produced by the College of Education for their faculty. They range in date from 1984-1985. The booklets include an update from the Dean, job descriptions of office staff, the College's mission statement, and more information specific to the College. The earliest booklet is titled "Emphasis." The second issue is titled "Emphasis, too." The third issue is titled "Emphasis . . . III."

Dates: 1984-1986

"Emphasis" newsletters

Identifier: UA 67.22
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the "Emphasis" newsletter produced by the College of Education at Appalachian State University. Its purpose was to keep alumni informed of what was happening within the College. The issues range in date from 1985-1993.

Dates: 1985-1993

Essie Dalton Briggs collection

Identifier: UA 29.030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five items given by Essie Dalton Briggs to the Office of Alumni Affairs at Appalachian State University. They include a typescript list of books titled "Suggestions for North Carolina," a letter sent to Briggs from H. Arnold Perry in February 1939 acknowledging her request for a leaflet, her 1944 diploma from Appalachian State Teachers College, and two black and white copy photographic prints. One copy print is of Briggs and her husband, who is wearing a military...
Dates: circa 1939-1944

Eula Todd Diary

Identifier: UA 30.025
Content Description

This diary was kept by Eula Todd, circa 1931. Todd taught seventh grade at Appalachian's Demonstration School from circa 1924 through the 1930s. The diary entries concern her health, local weather, her participation in the Delphian Club, colleagues, her teaching preparation and duties, her students, local athletics, and her friends.

Dates: circa 1931

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

Faculty Senate Records

Identifier: UA 24.002

The Faculty Senate Records collection contains files collected by the chairs of the Senate of the actions of the Senate, Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, and Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina. More files will be added as archival copies are collected.

At the present, the Faculty Senate Records contain mostly administrative files and meeting minutes dating 1967-2006.

Dates: 1967-2006, undated