Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas papers
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, classmates, faculty, Thomas, and her family.
- Thomas, Dorothy Florence Comer (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College in 1943.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of James Vann Comer in 2018 and 2019
This collection's former identifier was UA 5289.
- Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.)
- Appalachian State University--History--20th century. Subject Source: Local sources
- Appalachian State University--Students Subject Source: Local sources
- Appalachian State University--Students--Social life and customs. Subject Source: Local sources
- Women college students Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas Papers
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