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1982 World's Fair (Knoxville, Tennessee) materials

 Collection
Identifier: AC-162
Abstract The 1982 World's Fair (Knoxville, Tennessee) materials were gathered from the 1982 World's Fair held in Knoxville, Tennessee by Mary Greene of Watauga County, North Carolina, who was a member of the World's Fair staff. This collection is divided into two series: 162A. Books and Official World's Fair Publications Series and 162B. Nonofficial World's Fair Materials Series. Oversized materials are stored separately.
Dates: 1981-1982, undated

A. Chase Ambler book collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-426
Abstract A. Chase Ambler book collection consists of six bound volumes addressing the early unsuccessful movement to establish the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at the turn of the Twentieth Century.
Dates: 1902-2005

"A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians" conference papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-886
Abstract This collection is a variety of papers from the conference, "A Consultation on Creative Writing in the Appalachians" held in Berea, Kentucky, July 1959.
Dates: July 20-21, 1959

"A Woman's Honor" playbill

 Collection
Identifier: AC-550
Abstract This is a photostatic copy of a playbill for "A Woman's Honor," a four-act drama played in Buffalo, West Virginia January 13, 1906. Included is a cast of characters and songs, "the latest and best songs that New York has ever produced."
Dates: January 13, 1906

A.B. Andrews papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AC-582
Abstract This collection gives a glimpse into the life history of A.B. (Alexander Boyd) Andrews and of the Romulus Saunders locomotive and contains several items relating to A.B. Andrews of Cherokee County, North Carolina.
Dates: circa 1850-1865

Adam Staley's Southern Claims Commission collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-146
Abstract The Adam Staley's Southern Claims Commission Collection contains the photocopied version of National Archives and Records Administration file on Adam Staley's claim to the Southern Claims Commission.
Dates: 1873-1897

Addendum to the Jesse Jackson collection

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8005
Scope and Content Note News clippings related to Jesse Jackson, Jesse Jackson family photographs and photographs of him teaching at Appalachian State University, advertisements, flyers, and reviews of Jesse Jackson’s books, letters, papers, and miscellaneous materials relating to Jesse Jackson.
This collection is related to the larger Collection 8004: Jesse Jackson Collection, 1941-1984.
Dates: 1943-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1977

A.G. French letter

 Collection
Identifier: AC-383
Abstract A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated 1932 from A.G. French, a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison at the time of the letter. It is to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters.
Dates: 1932

Agnes Faggart Bussiere Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UA 29.006
Scope and Contents The collection includes three black and white photographs. One photograph is of the 1941-1942 Girls' Basketball Team and includes both Agnes and coach Thursa Sneed. The other two photographs are candids of students on-campus after a snow.
Dates: circa 1940-1942

Air pollution scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AC-212
Abstract The Air pollution scrapbook consists of Ellen M. Payne's scrapbook containing fliers and newspaper clippings about air pollution and quality.
Dates: 1990

Al Fritsch poem - "Winter's Riders"

 Collection
Identifier: AC-562
Abstract This collection is a poem written by Al Fritsch, entitled 'Winter Riders.'
Dates: undated

Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad celebration invitation

 Collection
Identifier: AC-751
Abstract This is an invitation to celebrate the completion of the Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad to the Hundred Mile Station by giving a Public Dinner in Talladega County, Alabama, addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Sy Henderson of Winchester, Tennessee.
Dates: 1859

Alabama Vineyard and Winery Company, Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1084
Abstract This collection includes information on an unsuccessful Alabama Vineyard and Winery Company, whose agent was George E. Bowen from Chicago and a successful Alabama Fruit Growing and Winery Association, all circa 1896-1899. Included are plats of Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, advertisements for the real estate, and correspondence.
Dates: 1896-1899, undated

Aldridge Family photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-396
Abstract The Aldridge Family photograph is a photograph of the Aldridge family of Watauga County, North Carolina. The photograph likely dates to the early 1890s. This photograph illustrates the family relationships and fashion of late nineteenth century Watauga County, North Carolina.
Dates: circa 1890s

Alexander Arts Council records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-811
Abstract The Alexander Arts Council Records contains records from meetings, festivals, fundraising efforts, and correspondence from 1973-1983.
Dates: 1973-1983, undated

Alfred L. "Flucie" Stewart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 30.021
Content Description This collection includes correspondence written to Stewart in the months preceeding his death, correspondence sent to his family after his passing, certificates, naval papers, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about his careers, and photographs.
Dates: 1934 - 1956

Alice Justice Kinder manuscript

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Identifier: AC-144
Abstract The Alice Justice Kinder manuscript contains the proof copies of the novel, "The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy" by Alice J. Kinder and her father William M. Justice. "Willie-Boy" and "The Call of the Kentucky Mountains: A Sequel to Willie-Boy" were based on an autobiography written by William Justice prior to his death in 1968. Kinder adapted and published it.
Dates: circa 1994

Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection

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Identifier: AC-442
Abstract The Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection dates to 1731 and 1797. Court summonses and warrants for persons such as William and Elizabeth Koilie, Robert Brett, John Taylor, and others are included.
Dates: 1731-1797

Alleghany County, Virginia land deeds

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Identifier: AC-608
Abstract This collection consists of a single, 16"x27.5" double-sided page of "deeds of partition and conveyance of lands (other than deeds of trust made to secure the payment of debts)" in the county of Alleghany, Virginia during the year 1872.
Dates: 31 December 1872

Allen High School Records,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-278
Abstract The Allen High School, originally named the Allen Industrial Training School, was a girls' private boarding school located in Asheville, North Carolina, which served the African-American population from 1887 to 1974. The collection includes photographs, annuals, brochures, letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to the Allen School and Winifred Wrisley's relationship to the school as Music Teacher and to the United Methodist Church.
Dates: 1899-2008, undated

Alnwick Bedspreads collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-488
Abstract The collection contains information from the Alnwick Bedspreads company, including correspondence, magazine articles, ephemera, and photographs.
Dates: 1893-1978, undated

Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5119
Abstract Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908, and the Omicron Kappa Chapter was established at ASU in 1988. These records include materials relating to the group in general and specifically their celebration of their 20th anniversary in 2008.
Dates: 2008

Alpha Phi Omega Records,

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-5014
Abstract Alpha Phi Omega is a co-educational, non-profit national service fraternity. These records contain organizational paperwork for the Tau Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, founded at Appalachian State University in 1967. Also included are 5 photo albums and 9 scrapbooks documenting organizational activities of the Tau Beta Chapter.
Dates: 1985-2005

Alvin Dudley Tipton World War II Photographs and Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-466
Abstract Alvin Dudley Tipton World War II Photographs and Papers consists of photographs, governmental documents, newspaper and magazine articles documenting the World War II service of Alvin Dudley Tipton.
Dates: 1920-1945, undated

A.M. Fayes Grist Mill accounts ledger

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Identifier: AC-795
Abstract This accounts ledger comes from the A.M. Fayes Gristmill business in Capon Springs, Hampshire County, West Virginia, dated 1862-1864. The items, cornmeal, wheat flour, tobacco, nails, and such were paid for with work, cash, Confederate money, and livestock.
Dates: 1862-1864

American Military History Course Records,

 Collection
Identifier: UA-5018
Abstract This collection stems from a class assignment for the American Military History class (original designation was HIS 3533 - American Military History) developed by Dr. Judkin Browning of the History Department at Appalachian State University. The Amerian Military History Course Records consist of pre-battle and post-battle correspondence of the battle participants, journal entries, medicial reports, roll calls, neutral observers' accounts, photographs, and the final paper "battle histories"...
Dates: 2007-2011

Andre Van Damme collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-329
Abstract The Andre Van Damme Collection is a collection of programs and newspaper clippings about Belgian-born Andre Van Damme, whose ballet company performed in Charleston, West Virginia circa 1953.
Dates: 1953-1954, undated

Andrew Jackson Greene Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-105
Abstract The Andrew Jackson Greene Collection consists of 163 diaries written by Greene and describing Watauga County's education system, cultural and religious life, and agriculture from 1906 to 1942.
Dates: 1906-1942

Anna Boyce Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 29.009
Scope and Contents This collection includes two handbills from recitals at the Appalachian Training School, 1948 Appalachian High School Commencement program, a Winkler Hall Naming and Dedication program, an April 20, 1966 letter to Dr. T. Edgar Sikes, Sr. from the Appalachian State Teachers College Alumni Association, a canceled check for Ruby Winkler's registration fee for Appalachian State Teachers College, the poem "Our School and Its Founder" written by J. A. Wilson about the Appalachian Training School, an...
Dates: 1916-1978, 1994

Annabel Harrill papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-317
Abstract The Annabel Harrill Papers consist of papers, photographs and slides collected during study on Ashe County, North Carolina mills. Many mills were located in the South Fork of the New River area. Also included are newspaper clippings and a ballad about Laura Foster, a Wilkes County, North Carolina native who was murdered in the 1860s. In 2010, the slides and photographs were not found, and in 2013, they still have not been located, except for one color photo of Basil Barr, which is...
Dates: 1838-2004, undated

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