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Daniel Boone family genealogical papers

Identifier: AC-138

Scope and Contents

Daniel Boone Family Genealogical Papers contain typed notes regarding the genealogy and experiences of Daniel Boone, original organization. It appears the source is Lyman Copeland Draper's manuscript. These notes are on computer punch cards. In March 2013 a paper "Contributions Towards a Boone Genealogy" possibly by H.E. Robinson, unknown date, was added to this collection. It was purchased in 1997 from an unknown source. It lists First through Fifth Generations in America.

Missing Title

  1. Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
  2. Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 -- Family


  • undated



The materials are in English.

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.

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 Note

Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.


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The Daniel Boone Family Genealogical Papers contain information about Daniel Boone's genealogy. It includes notes about the lives of Boone and his family members. It appears the source was Lyman Copeland Draper's manuscript. Added in March 2013 was a paper "Contributions Towards a Boone Genealogy" possibly by H. E. Robinson, undated.

Acquisitions Information

Provenance is unknown. The accesssion number for punch cards is MBD. This collection was opened to the public on 15 August 2002. On March 20, 2013, "Contributions Toward a Boone Genealogy" paper was added to this collection. It had been purchased from unknown source Jund 5, 1997. Its accession number is AC.2002.049.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, August 2002; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2005; Revised with additions by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Daniel Boone family genealogical papers
Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley
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Description is in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository