Betsy Alden’s Hound Ears Club collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of promotional materials, news clippings, newsletters, club rules, and bylaws of the Hound Ears Club in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Also included is a score to “Appalachia in North Carolina,” by Torpy and Wirt Skinner; and the lyrics to a song.
- 1967-1999, undated
- Alden , Elizabeth (Betsy) C. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth C. Alden (Betsy) is a retired professor from Duke University. She splits her time between Durham, North Carolina, and Banner Elk, North Carolina.
Biographical / Historical
Developers established the Hound Ears Club on the former lumber town of Shulls Mill, a railroad hub for the Tweetsie Railroad line, in 1964. In its inception, the residential resort featured an operational ski slope until 1991.
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Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Betsy Alden on August 26, 2014. It was accessioned as AC.2014.114.
Angela Ocuto Howell, 2022
- Golf -- North Carolina Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Tweetsie Railroad Subject Source: Local sources
- Betsy Alden’s Hound Ears Club collection
- Angela Ocuto Howell
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
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