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Watauga Residential College records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 09.12

Scope and Contents

The Watauga Residential College records contain the establishment and history of this residential college, as well as files regarding its curriculum, work by its faculty, the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, and photographs of the faculty and students and their activities throughout the life of the College. Audiovisual materials are included, covering alumni reunions, student coursework and performances, and Watauga College promotional film. The records of this collection range from the beginnings of Watauga College in 1972, into 2014.

Dates

  • 1971-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials from Appalachian State University Libraries' Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The nature of these collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. As a result, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

All audiovisual materials require user copies to be made.

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Watauga Residential College was founded in the Fall of 1972. It is a residential, co-educational college that began under the supervision of the General College and is now part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Its curriculum is interdisciplinary with courses that emphasize independent approaches to learning and life.

Extent

43 boxes (20.43 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Watauga Residential College records contain the extablishment and history of this residential college, as well as files regarding its curriculum, work by its faculty, the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, and photographs of the faculty and students and their activities throughout the life of the College. The records are from 1971 to 2014.

Arrangement

This record group is arranged into seven series in alphabetical order: Alumni files; Course offerings and curriculum; Faculty work and Appalachian State University committees files; Interdisciplinary Studies files; Mugbooks and photographs; Student activities and coursework; and, Watauga College files. Files and items within each series are arranged alphabetically by title, then chronologically. See individual series notes for description of what each series contains.

Title
Watauga Residential College records
Author
Anna Smith
Date
09/23/2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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