Andrew Jackson Greene Collection
Scope and Contents
Materials include 164 notebook diaries of varying sizes (one is missing), six ledgers recording Appalachian State Teachers College faculty meetings, Silas Greene's memo book and typed transcriptions of Greene's diaries. Also included are Deborah Bell's transcriptions of some of the diaries.
The materials are in English.
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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.
Andrew Jackson Greene (1883-August 12, 1942) was a life-long resident of Watauga County, North Carolina and instructor in several Watauga schools including Appalachian State Teachers College. Greene worked as farmer, public school teacher, college professor. Greene was an enthusiastic diarist maintaining regular entries from 1906 to the day before his death. He also recorded A.S.T.C. faculty meetings from January 9, 1915 to May 3, 1940. He married Polly Warren and they had three children, Ralph, Maxie, and Lester.
- Agriculture -- North Carolina -- Mabel
- Appalachian State Normal School
- Appalachian Training School for Teachers
- Boone, North Carolina
- Democratic Party -- (Watauga County, N.C.)
- Mabel, North Carolina
- Mabel (N.C.) -- Social life and customs
- National Farmers' Union
- Public schools -- North Carolina -- Watauga County
- Watauga County (N.C.) -- Religion
- Watauga County (N.C.) -- Education
10 Linear Feet (20 boxes)
The papers are arranged into four series: Series 1: Diaries (1906-1942), Series 2: Silas Greene Memo Book (1909-1910), Series 3: Appalachian State Teachers College Ledgers (1915-1940), and Series 4: Transcriptions (circa 1995-1997).
The family of Andrew Jackson Greene deeded the main body of papers to the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. In May 2000, Ben Miller of Boone, North Carolina donated an additional floppy disk labeled "WordPerfect Files" which was placed in the Transcribed Series, received from John W. and Susan M. Gill of Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Processed by Kathryn Staley, 2000; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, June, 2004.
- Agriculture -- North Carolina -- Watauga County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Appalachian State Normal School (N.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Appalachian State University--Faculty
- Appalachian Training School for Teachers (N.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Boone (N.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Democratic Party (Watauga County, N.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Freemasonry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mabel (N.C.) Subject Source: Local sources
- Public Schools -- North Carolina -- Watauga County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Watauga County (N.C.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Watauga County (N.C.) -- Education Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Watauga County (N.C.) -- Religion Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Watauga County (N.C.) -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- AC.105: Andrew Jackson Greene Collection, 1906-1942
- Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley
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