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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. 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 .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

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 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

Alnwick Bedspreads collection

Identifier: AC-488

The collection contains information from the Alnwick Bedspreads company, including correspondence, magazine articles, ephemera, and photographs.

Dates: 1893-1978, undated

Alpha Beta Phi Society postcard

Identifier: AC-591
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a postcard mailed to Janie Alley of Bristol, Tennessee by the Alpha Beta Phi Society at the Stonewall Jackson Institute in Abingdon, Virginia in November 1906. It served as an invitation to an event entitled "The Skeleton on the Pad" at City Hall in Abingdon, Virginia on December 7, 1906. The invitation was drawn by hand, including the illustration of a skeleton stirring a cauldron. Inscribed on the cauldron is the phrase "Devils soup is made you see by the finest...
Dates: 1906 November

Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5119

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

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

Identifier: AC-466

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

Identifier: AC-795

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

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