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Soul of the People Oral History Project records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-763

Scope and Contents

Three oral history Interviews conducted in May 2009 at the Watauga County Public Library were recorded as part of the Soul of the People Project. Interviews were conducted by Kathy Staley and history graduate students for a history class taught by Neva Specht and librarian Megan Johnson. The collection also includes user and archival CD copies of the interviews. Signed release forms from each interviewee are filed in the collection's control file.

Dates

  • 2009

Language

All materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Biographical Note

The women in this project included Paula R. Fink of Vilas, Eleanor K. Church of Zionville, and Nora Percival, all residents of Watauga County, North Carolina.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 CD Box)

Abstract

The Soul of the People Oral History Project Records is a collection of three original taped oral histories of Watauga County, North Carolina residents, Paula Fink, Nora Percival, and Eleanor Church for an Appalachian History class in 2009.

Arrangement

The original, user, and archival CDs are all housed in one CD box.

Acquisitions Information

This may have been a donation from Neva Specht. It was accessioned as AC.2011.050.

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. 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.
Title
AC.763: Soul of the People Oral History Project Records, 2009
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Anita Elliott
Date
1/24/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Engish

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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