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1982 World's Fair (Knoxville, Tennessee) materials

Identifier: AC-162

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 Brief History of Cherry Springs Missionary Baptist Church

Identifier: AC-051
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript titled "A Brief History of Cherry Springs Missionary Baptist Church," located in Hart County, Kentucky. It was written by George W. Sturgeon in August 1995 and provides a basic history about the church as well as provides lists of sunday school superintendents, church members, pastors, and church clerks.

Dates: 1995 August

"A card from W. W. Lenoir" broadside

Identifier: AC-082
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadside printed by Piedmont Press of a letter written by Walter W. Lenoir of Shull's Mill (Watauga County, N. C.) defending himself against an article about him published in Raleigh's The News & Observer. He defends the progress made across the state since the ouster of the Republican Party from controlling the state.

Dates: 1882 May 20

A. Chase Ambler book collection

Identifier: AC-426

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. F. Horne papers

Identifier: AC-300
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a 9" x 6" ledger with a list of accounts with rates of visits and methods of payment from 1926-1931, as well as itemized receipts and notes for services rendered.

Dates: 1926-1931

A. G. French letter

Identifier: RB-8031
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by A. G. French to his mother and sister, dated August 28, 1932. At the time, French was a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison. The content of the letter is primarly related to family matters. The return address on the letter is 500 Spring Street, Richmond, which was the address for the prison. The letter's content is pretty general in regards to acknowleding previous correspondence and inquiring about individual family members.

Dates: 1932 August 28

"A Glimpse of the Smileys at Home" photograph album

Identifier: AC-088
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a homemade photograph album featuring the Smiley family of Oil City, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. The photographs include members of the family and their home (exterior and interior). Almost all of the photographs are captioned. Individuals identified are Isa Smiley (daughter), Josephine Smiley (daughter), and Lusannah S. Smiley (identified in the album as Mrs. Thomas Wright Smiley, mother).

Dates: circa 1900

A .L. Longdon lease agreement

Identifier: AC-503
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lease agreement between A. L. Langdon and A. L. Harmon for a white painted house and lot Watauga County, North Carolina for the period of six months. The monthly rental fee was $25.00, with rent to be paid at end of each month. It is dated November 26, 1906.

Dates: 1906 November 26

A. S. Nowlin & Company advertisement card

Identifier: AC-519
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an advertisement card for A. S. Nowlin & Company of Lynchburg, Virginia. It states that the company was a shipper of standard grades coal and coke. The card features a print of a painting called "Autumn Sunshine" by E. Lamasure.

Dates: 1914

"A Tragedy at Hillsville" program

Identifier: AC-1110
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one program for the play "A Tragedy at Hillsville," written by Ronald M. Larson. The program is undated. The play was sponsored by the Wythe County Kiwanis Club and performed by the Wythe County Ad Hoc Players.

Dates: undated

Advertisement hand fan

Identifier: AC-1213
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an advertisement hand fan. The front side features an image of the band Lost John and his Allied Kentuckians. The text reads "Lost John and his Allied Kentuckians on the air for Triena presenting American's own Mountain Music." The back is an advertisement for Triena, the "Laxative Children Don't Fight." These hand fans were distributed by different sellers whose information would be imprinted underneath the Triena ad. This particular fan was distributed by Dale...
Dates: circa 1930s

African American Family and World War II photograph album

Identifier: RB-8035
Scope and Contents This photograph album depicts an African American family from the 1940s to the early 1960s. The album features a couple of men in their military uniforms at Fort Stotsenburg in Angeles City in the Philippines during World War II. There are also family photographs, including shots of children, women, and couples, as well as friends posing outside or next to automobiles. The album also contains photographs from the 1960s of a woman named Cora and her husband, Ben. These later photographs...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1960

African American Photograph Album

Identifier: RB-8036
Scope and Contents This photograph album was kept by an Arican American family in the 1920s. The location is not captioned in any of the photos, but a photograph of men in their dorm room shows an "Orlando" pennant in the background, so it's possible the family was from Florida. Other photographs show boats docked in a harbor, portraits of a family posed around their home, and candids of family and friends. Some of the photographs show a family farm with people working, posed around a new car in a field,...
Dates: circa 1920s

Agnes Faggart Bussiere photographs

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

Agreement between James M. Banks and William E. Walker

Identifier: AC-055
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an agreement between James M. Banks and William E. Walker, dated February 18, 1831. It details the financing and incorporation of William E. Walker and Company, a mercantile business located in Franklin County, Alabama. The document does show signs of worming damage.

Dates: 1831 February 18

Air pollution scrapbook

Identifier: AC-212

The Air pollution scrapbook consists of Ellen M. Payne's scrapbook containing fliers and newspaper clippings about air pollution and quality.

Dates: 1990

Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad Reception invitation

Identifier: AC-751
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an invitation to a dinner reception held to celebrate the completion of the Alabama and Tennessee River Railroad to the Hundred Mile Station on July 15, 1859. The envelope and a name card for Ada F. Terry are included with the invitation.

Dates: 1859 July

Alabama Field Trials Club booklet

Identifier: AC-098
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a booklet which details the rules and fees for the Thirteenth Annual Field Trials held in Decatur, Alabama, February 4, 1919. The competition for hunting dogs was open to Pointers as well as English, Irish, and Gordon Setters. The booklet lists the club officers, Board of Governors, and information about the competition.

Dates: 1919

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

Identifier: AC-1084

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

Albion records

Identifier: RB-8017
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records, correspondence, copyright permissions, contributor biographies, reviews, and memorandums pertaining to the Albion journal. The correspondence contains exchanges between Albion administrators and authors, and reviewers documenting the peer-review process. Also included are annual reports, meeting minutes, budget reports, and submissions of articles. This collection also includes a stamp featuring the journal’s unicorn insignia.

Dates: 1969-2006

Album of Wheeling, West Virginia photogravures

Identifier: AC-1092
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an album produced by Nicoll's Art Store of Wheeling, West Virginia photogravures. The subjects are identified and include buildings, bridges, cemeteries, and rivers. It's copyrighted 1903.

Dates: Copyright: 1903

Aldridge Family photograph

Identifier: AC-396
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy print made from a scan of the original photograph of the Aldridge family of Watauga County, North Carolina. The copy print was likely made in 2008. The original photograph is likely dated circa 1890s. The family members are identified on a photocopy of the print: Harrison, Buchanan (likely Melissa's mother Betsie Buchanan), Sam, Melissa, Charlotte, Davidson, Roy, and Stella.

Dates: circa 2008

Alexander Arts Council records

Identifier: AC-811

The Alexander Arts Council Records contains records from meetings, festivals, fundraising efforts, and correspondence from 1973-1983.

Dates: 1973-1983, undated

Alfred H. Vanzandt letter to Ree A. Seaman

Identifier: AC-1035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by Alfred H. Vanzandt in Chattanooga to Ree A. Seaman in Ohio, dated January 29, 1864 and an envelope. The envelope is addressed to Seaman and postmarked March 12th. Of note is the image on the envelope of a soldier titled "The School of the Indiana Zouave." The letter begins by acknowledging Seaman's leap year party invitation. Vanzandt is pleased that Seaman like the photos he sent. Says that he expects they [troops] will have "lively times...
Dates: 1864 January 29

Alfred L. "Flucie" Stewart Papers

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

"All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog" typescript

Identifier: AC-139
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of "All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog", a musical oral history documentary written by Jan Davidson and Robert F. Landau as part of an National Endowment for the Arts application. "All Along from Rodo to Hanging Dog," details the history of Davidson's hometown of Murphy, North Carolina and the surrounding Smoky Mountains.

Dates: undated

Allegany County, Maryland court warrants and summonses collection

Identifier: AC-442
Scope and Contents This collection consists of warrants and summonses specific to individuals located in Alleghany County ,Maryland. Some are difficult to read, but of those legible, the following people were involved:1731: A summons of William Koile, yeoman, and wife Elizabeth, to answer to Thomas Summer October 1791: A summons to Robert Brett to testify for John Tomlinson at suit of James Doderworth October 1791: To Sheriff of Allegany County to summons John Taylor to testify for David...
Dates: 1731-1797

Alleghany County, Virginia land deeds

Identifier: AC-608

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

Identifier: AC-278

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

Alma Cline Moretz's Appalachian Training School Diploma

Identifier: UA 29.024
Scope and Contents

Alma Cline Moretz's diploma from the Appalachian Training School dated July 19, 1912.

Dates: 1912 July 19

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