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AC. Appalachian Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: AC

Found in 175 Collections and/or Records:

1982 World's Fair (Knoxville, Tennessee) materials

 Collection
Identifier: AC-162
Abstract

The 1982 World's Fair (Knoxville, Tennessee) materials were gathered from the 1982 World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee by Mary Greene of Watauga County, North Carolina, who was a member of the World's Fair staff. This collection is divided into two series: 162A. Books and Official World's Fair Publications Series and 162B. Nonofficial World's Fair Materials Series. Oversized materials are stored separately.

Dates: 1981-1982, undated

A Brief History of Cherry Springs Missionary Baptist Church

 Collection
Identifier: AC-051
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript titled "A Brief History of Cherry Springs Missionary Baptist Church," located in Hart County, Kentucky. It was written by George W. Sturgeon in August 1995 and provides a basic history about the church as well as provides lists of sunday school superintendents, church members, pastors, and church clerks.

Dates: 1995 August

A. Chase Ambler book collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-426
Abstract

A. Chase Ambler book collection consists of six bound volumes addressing the early unsuccessful movement to establish the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at the turn of the Twentieth Century.

Dates: 1902-2005

A. F. Horne papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-300
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a 9" x 6" ledger with a list of accounts with rates of visits and methods of payment from 1926-1931, as well as itemized receipts and notes for services rendered.

Dates: 1926-1931

A .L. Longdon lease agreement

 Collection
Identifier: AC-503
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lease agreement between A. L. Langdon and A. L. Harmon for a white painted house and lot Watauga County, North Carolina for the period of six months. The monthly rental fee was $25.00, with rent to be paid at end of each month. It is dated November 26, 1906.

Dates: 1906 November 26

A. S. Nowlin & Company advertisement card

 Collection
Identifier: AC-519
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an advertisement card for A. S. Nowlin & Company of Lynchburg, Virginia. It states that the company was a shipper of standard grades coal and coke. The card features a print of a painting called "Autumn Sunshine" by E. Lamasure.

Dates: 1914

"A Tragedy at Hillsville" program

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1110
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one program for the play "A Tragedy at Hillsville," written by Ronald M. Larson. The program is undated. The play was sponsored by the Wythe County Kiwanis Club and performed by the Wythe County Ad Hoc Players.

Dates: undated

Advertisement hand fan

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1213
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an advertisement hand fan. The front side features an image of the band Lost John and his Allied Kentuckians. The text reads "Lost John and his Allied Kentuckians on the air for Triena presenting American's own Mountain Music." The back is an advertisement for Triena, the "Laxative Children Don't Fight." These hand fans were distributed by different sellers whose information would be imprinted underneath the Triena ad. This particular fan was distributed by Dale...
Dates: circa 1930s

Agreement between James M. Banks and William E. Walker

 Collection
Identifier: AC-055
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an agreement between James M. Banks and William E. Walker, dated February 18, 1831. It details the financing and incorporation of William E. Walker and Company, a mercantile business located in Franklin County, Alabama. The document does show signs of worming damage.

Dates: 1831 February 18

Air pollution scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AC-212
Abstract

The Air pollution scrapbook consists of Ellen M. Payne's scrapbook containing fliers and newspaper clippings about air pollution and quality.

Dates: 1990

Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad Reception invitation

 Collection
Identifier: AC-751
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an invitation to a dinner reception held to celebrate the completion of the Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad to the Hundred Mile Station on July 15, 1859. The envelope and a name card for Ada F. Terry are included with the invitation.

Dates: 1859 July

Alabama Vineyard and Winery Company, Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1084
Abstract

This collection includes information on an unsuccessful Alabama Vineyard and Winery Company, whose agent was George E. Bowen from Chicago and a successful Alabama Fruit Growing and Winery Association, all circa 1896-1899. Included are plats of Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, advertisements for the real estate, and correspondence.

Dates: 1896-1899, undated

Album of Wheeling, West Virginia photogravures

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1092
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an album produced by Nicoll's Art Store of Wheeling, West Virginia photogravures. The subjects are identified and include buildings, bridges, cemeteries, and rivers. It's copyrighted 1903.

Dates: Copyright: 1903

Aldridge Family photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-396
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy print made from a scan of the original photograph of the Aldridge family of Watauga County, North Carolina. The copy print was likely made in 2008. The original photograph is likely dated circa 1890s. The family members are identified on a photocopy of the print: Harrison, Buchanan (likely Melissa's mother Betsie Buchanan), Sam, Melissa, Charlotte, Davidson, Roy, and Stella.

Dates: circa 2008

Alexander Arts Council records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-811
Abstract

The Alexander Arts Council Records contains records from meetings, festivals, fundraising efforts, and correspondence from 1973-1983.

Dates: 1973-1983, undated

Alfred H. Vanzandt letter to Ree A. Seaman

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by Alfred H. Vanzandt in Chattanooga to Ree A. Seaman in Ohio, dated January 29, 1864 and an envelope. The envelope is addressed to Seaman and postmarked March 12th. Of note is the image on the envelope of a soldier titled "The School of the Indiana Zouave." The letter begins by acknowledging Seaman's leap year party invitation. Vanzandt is pleased that Seaman like the photos he sent. Says that he expects they [troops] will have "lively times...
Dates: 1864 January 29

"All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog" typescript

 Collection
Identifier: AC-139
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of "All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog", a musical oral history documentary written by Jan Davidson and Robert F. Landau as part of an National Endowment for the Arts application. "All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog," details the history of Davidson's hometown of Murphy, North Carolina and the surrounding Smoky Mountains.

Dates: undated

Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-442
Scope and Contents This collection consists of warrants and summonses specific to individuals located in Alleghany County ,Maryland. Some are difficult to read, but of those legible, the following people were involved:1731: A summons of William Koile, yeoman, and wife Elizabeth, to answer to Thomas Summer October 1791: A summons to Robert Brett to testify for John Tomlinson at suit of James Doderworth October 1791: To Sheriff of Allegany County to summons John Taylor to testify for David...
Dates: 1731-1797

Alleghany County, Virginia land deeds

 Collection
Identifier: AC-608
Abstract

This collection consists of a single, 16"x27.5" double-sided page of "deeds of partition and conveyance of lands (other than deeds of trust made to secure the payment of debts)" in the county of Alleghany, Virginia during the year 1872.

Dates: 31 December 1872

Allen High School records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-278
Abstract

The Allen High School, originally named the Allen Industrial Training School, was a girls' private boarding school located in Asheville, North Carolina, which served the African-American population from 1887 to 1974. The collection includes photographs, annuals, brochures, letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to the Allen School and Winifred Wrisley's relationship to the school as Music Teacher and to the United Methodist Church.

Dates: 1899-2008, undated

Alnwick Bedspreads collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-488
Abstract

The collection contains information from the Alnwick Bedspreads company, including correspondence, magazine articles, ephemera, and photographs.

Dates: 1893-1978, undated

American Red Cross Canteen Station (Bluefield, West Va.) photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-072
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one mounted photograph featuring the American Red Cross Canteen Station in Bluefield, West Virginia. Photographed outside the station are eight nurses and two servicemen. The photograph is dated circa 1917.

Dates: circa 1917

Anne Kilgo Letter to V. Flowers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-322
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letter dated April 2, 1953 from Anne Kilgo of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce to Ms. V. Flowers. The body of the letter pertains to the request for information. Of particular note is the reverse, which is a full page advertisement for the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dates: 1953 April 2

Annie Carver Vasseur Ivey diary

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1145
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a diary kept by Annie Carver Vasseur Ivey between April-December 1919. At that time, she lived in Lenoir, North Carolina. The diary chronicles her life experiences, her family, friends, and neighbors.

Dates: 1919 April-December

"Appalachian Recollections: True Tales My Father Told Me" by Vivian Sexton Flannery Dees

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1192
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typed manuscript by Vivian Sexton Flannery Dees, a native of eastern Kentucky, entitled "Appalachian Recollections: True Tales My Father Told Me," dated 1991. Dee imparts true stories, regaling of laughter, music, and family that her father, Stephen Sexton, shared with her.

Dates: 1991

Argus Gaines Matney papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-950
Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards, photographs, handwritten notebooks, and other papers collected by Argus Gaines Matney. The postcards are both photographic and illustrative, and they originated in multiple states. Some postcards are correspondence postmarked, 1906-1913; others are blank. This collection also includes the scrapbook of Argus’ sister, Annie Matney.

Dates: 1903-1970

Ashe County, NC Midwifery records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-250
Scope and Contents

The Ashe County, NC Midwifery records consists of photocopies of an unknown midwife's records recorded from 1932-1938. The records include the names of parents and babies, birthdates, parental occupations and marital status, and other demographic information.

Dates: 1932-1938

Bachmonian Literary Society program

 Collection
Identifier: AC-045
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one program for the opening meeting of the Bachmonian Literary Society at Kingsport High School. The event occurred on April 2, 1915. The program lists the names of individuals and what they sang, read, played, etc. There was also a debate between two teams.

Dates: Event: 1915 April 2

Ballad of the Rich Wooer poem

 Collection
Identifier: AC-058
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the handwritten text for "Ballad of the Rich Wooer" by poet Olive Tilford Dargan. Beneath the poem is a small note to Mr. Steele, possibly William Daniel Steele (1886-1970), a fellow North Carolina author.

Dates: 1915 January 10

"Ballads, Poems and Folklore. History of Yadkin County" manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: AC-286
Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, including Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials. The author's first name is Mildred but the surname is unknown due to insect damage. The handwriting appears to be that of an elementary school student.

Dates: undated