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Appalachian Training School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Training School Collection contains land deeds, student class constitution and minutes, library borrowing records, promotional brochure, and manuscript for a student magazine. The deeds are for land in and around Boone and Watauga County, NC, owned by Watauga Academy, Appalachian Training School, and members of the school's Board of Trustees. The promotional brochure highlights the programs and facilities at the school and was sent by President B. B. Dougherty to a prospective...
Dates: 1900-1920

Department of Geography and Planning Records

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Identifier: UA-5069
Abstract Geography courses have been offered at Appalachian since at least 1926 and the Department of Geography was established in 1975 as its own academic unit. The Department of Geography and Planning Records contain publications and weather reports, dating 1928-1971.
Dates: 1928-1971

Doris Stam collection

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Identifier: UA 47
Overview The Doris Stam collection consists of artifacts, correspondence, oral histories, papers, and photographs the Bartlett, Brown, Dougherty, Perry, Shull, and Taylor families. The collection also contains material from the early days of Appalachian State University and history of Boone, North Carolina. Doris Stam gathered the material of this collection while writing her book "Mountain Educators: The Dougherty Family and the First Fifty Years of Appalachian."
Dates: Majority of material found in 1867-2007

Elizabeth Brown Scoggins Collection

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Identifier: UA 45
Abstract The Elizabeth Brown Scoggins collection contains papers, photographs, documents, and artifacts spanning the history of Appalachian State and Watauga County from the 19th Century to the early 21st. Much of the collection is devoted to the Dougherty, Brown, and Bartlett families with an emphasis on concerning B.B. and D.D. Dougherty, founders of what would become Appalachian State University.
Dates: 1866-2003; Majority of material found within 1903 - 2000

Freshman Seminar Office Records

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Identifier: UA-5072
Abstract Freshman Seminar (now called First Year Seminar) was established at ASU in 1987 as a course to help students transition to college. The program operates within the University College, and all Appalachian students are required to take it. These records contain several VHS tapes pertaining to the history of Appalachian, as well as student papers, historical files, curriculum files and a file from the Educational Goals Task Force.
Dates: 1950-2007; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1998

Office of the President. Blanford Barnard Dougherty Records

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Identifier: UA 02.01
Abstract B.B. Dougherty was a founder of the Appalachian Training School in 1903. His papers primarily include materials relating to Dr. Dougherty's role as an administrator of Appalachian State Teachers College and predecessor institutions (1903-1955), and his many positions on state boards and committees concerned with the education in North Carolina (1911-1957).
Dates: 1903-1957

"The Mistake of Young Men,"

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Identifier: AC-424
Abstract "The Mistake of Young Men" is an an 1896 article from Carson-Newman College's The Carson-Newman Magazine. Its author, Appalachian State University founder Blanford Barnard Dougherty, wrote about the mistake of not continuing post-graduation learning. This article illustrates both Dougherty's writing style and beliefs on alcohol, war, books, religion, and higher education.
Dates: 1896-1958

University Archives Oral History Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: UA-5009
Abstract This collection contains oral history interviews conducted between 1956 and 2000. This oral history collections includes primarily former administrators, faculty, staff, retirees and students of Appalachian State University. Found in this collection are interviews of significant people like B.B. Dougherty, Satie Broyhill, Cratis Williams, Herbert Wey, Francis Borkowski, W.H. Plemmons, and Dr. Richard Howe. Many interviews conducted by the University Archivist, Ruth Currie. Included in this...
Dates: 1956-2000, Undated; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1998