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Adam Staley's Southern Claims Commission 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

Alnwick Bedspreads 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

"Appalachian Education and Politics Bibliography"

Identifier: AC-375
Abstract Appalachian Education and Politics Bibliography includes a three page undated selective bibliography on books on Appalachian culture, education, and politics. It is not attributed to an author. Books date between 1916 and 1970.
Dates: undated

Appalachian Journal records

Identifier: AC-875
Abstract The Appalachian Journal Records contain drafts of papers submitted for publication in the Appalachian Journal between 1972 and 1988, conference and workshop announcements and papers, posters, articles, and newspapers. The Appalachian Journal is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly featuring field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as well as poetry and reviews...
Dates: 1933-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1988

Appalachian Land Ownership Survey Records

Identifier: AC-104
Abstract The Appalachian Land Ownership Survey was a study initiated by the Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force in Fall 1978 to examine land ownership patterns, particularly absentee and corporate ownership, and the resulting effects on regional development. The study participants concluded that a disproportionate amount of land owners were absentee and that corporate owners paid a disproportionately low amount of taxes. Materials address issues such as agriculture, coal mining, housing, land...
Dates: 1936-1985, undated

Appalachian Poetry collection

Identifier: AC-578
Abstract This collection is four poems by Appalachian poets, Muriel Miller Dressler, Louise Marsh Gabriel, Walter Griffin, and Jesse Stuart. All four are accompanied by drawings, printed on colored papers, with Dressler's being autographed.
Dates: undated

Appalachian Regional Articles and Student Papers collection

Identifier: AC-878
Abstract This collection includes a variety of articles and student papers concerning the Appalachian Region collected by the librarians in the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection.
Dates: 1900-2005, undated

Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection,

Identifier: AC-119
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection is a collection of brochures of attractions located throughout the Appalachian Regional Commission-defined counties and the Appalachian Trail states. The collection covers historical sites and tourist attractions, providing insight into the promotion of tourism in the Appalachian region in addition to describing the sites themselves. Brochures currently cover the following states: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,...
Dates: 1900-1999

Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection,

Identifier: AC-121
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection contains flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, travel guides, booklets, programs, and other ephemera from Appalachian towns or with Appalachian themes. There are real estate booklets with northwestern North Carolina houses for sale, as well as brochures of businesses, museums, and tourist attractions of Appalachia.
Dates: 1880-present

Bascom Lamar Lunsford's "The Master's Will"

Identifier: AC-598
Abstract This collection consists of a copy of Lunsford's poem "The Master's Will" written November 12, 1967 and signed by him.
Dates: November 12, 1967

Blackburn Farms collection

Identifier: AC-861
Abstract The Blackburn Farms Collection is a collection of family mementos, quilts, photographs, correspondence, financial papers, books of art and history, family Bibles, phonograph recordings, and other materials. The Blackburn family lived in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1856-2008, undated

Carl Ross papers

Identifier: AC-193
Abstract The Carl Ross Papers is a collection of Carl Ross' academic research and students papers, predominantly from his classes on Appalachian Culture and History. The collection includes extensive materials on the history and architecture of the Brinegar Cabin located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are also a number of materials related to Dr. Ross' passion for the Civil War and living history programs. A bulk of the collection is centered around Ross' interest in Appalachian Studies and his work...
Dates: 1866-1989, undated

Cecelia (CeCe) Conway papers and Ora Watson performances

Identifier: AC-728
Abstract This collection houses various drafts with edit notes from Cecelia Conway's "Colonializing Appalachian (or Slashing the Homemade Quilt) in Denise Giardina's 'Storming Heaven'", written in the mid to late 1990's, and videos of Ora Watson's performances of Appalachian mountain music in 1992.
Dates: 1992-1999, undated

Conference on Appalachian Development papers

Identifier: AC-857
Abstract This collection consists of papers, reports, booklets, maps, and articles on the Conference on Appalachian Development, held by the graduate students of Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University in March 1964, meeting along with social scientists and public officials to evaluate the Report to the President by the Appalachian Regional Commission.
Dates: circa 1957-1964, undated

Council on Appalachian Women records

Identifier: AC-185
Abstract The Council on Appalachian Women records contain agendas, issues of Appalachian Women Magazine, minutes, newsletters, memoranda, organizational info (bylaws, guidelines, membership application), Report of Nomination Committee, meeting programs, meeting registration forms, news releases, and reports.
Dates: 1976-1981, undated

Cratis D. Williams papers

Identifier: AC-102
Abstract Materials in the Cratis D. Williams Papers cover the professional and private life of scholar and professor Cratis Williams, his studies in Appalachian literature, folklore and ballads, and the Appalachian Consoritum. The collection consists of materials related to Williams' work at Appalachian State University, academic and genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings of folksongs and lectures, one VHS tape, two reels of microfilm, slides, and family memorabilia.
Dates: 1783-1986; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1983

David Isaacs "Yesterday's Harvest" digital scrapbook

Identifier: AC-745
Abstract The David Isaacs "Yesterday's Harvest" Digital Scrapbook collection is one CD and an archival CD copy of black and white and color scanned photographs compiled by David Isaacs with some explanatory text intermingled, photographs dating back to the 1960's.
Dates: undated

David Mielke papers

Identifier: AC-904
Abstract The David Mielke Papers includes correspondence, student papers, presentations, and interviews primarily relating to the courses Mielke taught while a professor at Appalachian State University.
Dates: 1973-1990, undated

Dr. W.N. Breckenridge farm account ledger and papers

Identifier: AC-770
Abstract This collection is a farm expense and livestock record ledger, receipts and other papers belonging to Dr. W.N. (William) Breckenridge between 1942 and 1949.
Dates: 1942-1949, undated

Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization portrait stories

Identifier: AC-737
Abstract The Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization (EKCHO) Portrait Stories collection contains color copies of twelve handwritten, autobiographical stories with hand-drawn portraits of Elk Knob Community (North Carolina) residents, and copies of them on CD.
Dates: 2009

Eric J. Olson papers

Identifier: AC-903
Abstract The Eric J. Olson Papers houses the personal and professional collegiate and musical files of Dr. Eric J. Olson, former Appalachian Collection Librarian at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. This collection is the majority of the files from his office pertaining to the Collection, his musical career, his extensive audiovisual collection, and other papers accrued during his career.
Dates: 1893-2006, undated

Hiddenite Center, Inc. records

Identifier: AC-592
Abstract This collection is Folklife Resource sheets of fieldwork conducted 1985-1986 by Doug DeNatale and Mary Cenne Mcdonald of skills of people in the area. Not all forms are filled in completely.
Dates: 1985-1986

Inventory of Thomas Burton and Ambrose Manning research

 Collection — acsc_box: 8, folders: 1-2
Identifier: AC-262
Abstract Inventory of Thomas Burton and Ambrose Manning Research is a list of videocassettes and audiocassettes found in East Tennessee State University's Oral History Collection. This list includes the person recorded, location, and content. This collection does not include the videotapes, audio cassettes or transcriptions of either. Persons listed are northwestern North Carolina and eastern Tennessee folk artists and story tellers. Included are Ray Hicks, Marshall Ward, Stanley Hicks, Richard Chase,...
Dates: after 1970

Jack Jeffers Photography collection

Identifier: AC-850
Abstract The Jack Jeffers Photography Collection contains over 700 matted photographic prints, many framed, of the Appalachian region. The majority of photographs were taken in Virginia and West Virginia.
Dates: 1969-2011, undated

James R. York Family Folksong Collection,

Identifier: AC-110
Abstract James R. York (1907-1986) and his wife Lessie York were singers of traditional songs which they learned from family members in Iredell and Davie Counties. The James York Family Folksong Collection contains both handwritten and typed traditional folksongs and ballads which folklorist and Appalachian State Teachers College English professor W. Amos Abrams encouraged York to collect and perform.
Dates: 1930-1972

John Alexander Williams papers

Identifier: AC-829
Abstract The John Alexander Williams Papers consist of Williams' research and professional files which he developed as a Professor of History at Appalachian State University. Materials include photocopies of primary sources, manuscripts, publications, posters, photographs, CD-ROMs, floppy discs, and West Virginia related artifacts.
Dates: 1717-2009, undated

John Gaventa papers

Identifier: AC-630
Abstract The John Gaventa Papers consist of the papers and research materials of political sociologist John Gaventa. This includes research materials concerning coal mining in Appalachia and Wales and the economic and environmental effects of mining on these regions as well as materials concerning the American Association Limited and Sir Denys Lowson. It also includes correspondence, journals and calendars, publications and papers written by Gaventa, interview transcripts, photographs, and audiocassette...
Dates: 1882-1996, undated; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1996

Kathryn E. Parke papers,

Identifier: AC-190
Abstract The Kathryn E. Parke Papers contains collected booklets, brochures, and newsletters from John C. Campbell Folk School, the Highlander Center, Berea College, and other folk schools in the Appalachian region.
Dates: 1952-1987, undated

Keith Blalock collection

Identifier: AC-255
Abstract The Keith Blalock Collection is a series of government documents regarding Keith Blalock and his attempt to receive veteran's pension. William McKesson "Keith" Blalock enlisted in the North Carolina Regiment with his wife Melinda. When it became apparent that their regiment would not move close to Union lines, Melinda exposed herself as female and Keith rolled in poison sumac. Upon return to their home in the Grandfather Community, the Blalocks joined guerilla warfare against the Confederacy....
Dates: 1895-1913

Kelly Gentry's collection on David Holt

Identifier: AC-473
Abstract This collection consists of a DVD of an interview of David Holt by Kelly Gentry in 2008. Also includes a research paper written by Ms. Gentry for Drs. Ballard and McGowan, December 8, 2008.
Dates: 2008