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Appalachian Region Photographs collection

Identifier: AC-123
Abstract The Appalachian Region Photographs collection contains print photographs and negatives of the Appalachian region, mostly Northwestern North Carolina, but also some parts of Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. It contains photographs, slides, and negatives. Images include Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga Counties, and unidentified images of towns, people, and museum exhibits.
Dates: 1905-1980, undated

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

Cook Family land deeds

Identifier: AC-498
Abstract The Cook Family Land Deeds contain three land deeds dating 1793, 1796, and 1844. The 1793 land deed concerns the land acquisition for the Three Forks Baptist Church in Alexander County; the 1796 land deed is for land in Wilkes County; and the 1844 land deed is for land in Ashe County.
Dates: 1793-1844

David Worth Family papers

Identifier: AC-357
Abstract The David Worth Family Papers includes photographs, letters, newspaper articles, maps, and journal articles about the David Worth family, related Thomas and Lillard families, ancestors, and the Creston community located in Ashe County, North Carolina. The Worth family were merchants living in western Ashe County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1838-1991, undated

Dr. Marvin Donley Hart papers and audiocassettes

Identifier: AC-826
Abstract This collection contains audiocassettes of Dr. Marvin Donley (M.D.) Hart's weekly sermons from 1981-2000 along with either his music, visiting singing groups' music, or prerecorded music, recorded for his friends, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Bowles of Martinsville, Virginia.
Dates: 1956-2004, undated

Helton Woolen Mills ledgers and papers

Identifier: AC-831
Abstract This collection consists of two account ledgers, thirty color photographs, and a small amount of correspondence relating to Helton Woolen Mills of Helton, Ashe County, North Carolina, dating 1917-1935.
Dates: 1917-1935, undated

Horton family papers

Identifier: AC-382
Abstract The Horton Family Papers are a collection of documents accumulated by the Horton family of Watauga County, North Carolina. Jonathan Horton and James Crittenden Horton generated most documents.
Dates: 1790-1932, undated

J. S. Stephens Store records

Identifier: AC-836
Abstract This collection contains ledgers, correspondence and photographs of the J. S. Stephens Store in Creston (Ashe County), North Carolina Dating from the early 1920s to the late 1990s when the store closed, the records demonstrate country folks' mercantile needs and how important the country store was to a community.
Dates: 1925-1998, undated

Jefferson Post records

Identifier: AC-1097
Abstract The Jefferson Post Records consists mainly of black and white and color photographs and/or negatives used in the printing of this Ashe County, North Carolina newspaper dating to the 1970s. The newspaper had several names: The Skyland Post, The Jefferson Times, and its current title, The Jefferson Post.
Dates: 1899, 1923, 1929, 1959-1960, undated

Kirby and Eller Family letters

Identifier: AC-495
Abstract The Kirby and Eller Family Letters contain correspondence between the Kirby and Eller families of Ashe County, North Carolina. The letters focus mainly on day-to-day events such as planting and harvesting crops, health and illness, and household tasks, but also include references to the Civil War.
Dates: 1826-1938, undated

National Committee for the New River records

Identifier: AC-211
Abstract The National Committee for the New River Records consists of the papers of the National Committee for the New River and its members regarding its successful effort to stop construction of two American Electric Power Company hydroelectric power dams on the New River. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, transcripts of Congressional testimonies and hearings, court filings and miscellaneous information, dated from 1962 to 1976. Historical research materials date to 1912....
Dates: circa 1912-2004, undated; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1976

Rickey C. Kirkpatrick Papers

Identifier: UA 5201
Abstract Rickey C. Kirkpatrick came to Appalachian State University in 1980 as an assistant professor of economics. Throughout his career, he became an associate professor of economics, director of the bureau of economic and business research, and eventually assistant dean for graduate studies and external programs of the John A. Walker College of Business at ASU. Before coming to ASU, he was a visiting instructor in economics at Tulane University and an instructor in economics at Xavier. The Rickey C....
Dates: 1978-2001

Sarah Poteete thesis research and interviews

Identifier: AC-818
Abstract This collection includes Sarah Poteete's interviews and research for her thesis for Appalachian State University, entitled "By their own agency : a medical history of Ashe County, North Carolina." The materials are all available on CD.
Dates: 2001-2002

"The Development of Black Education in Ashe County 1870-1964" by Delmas Parker

Identifier: AC-568
Abstract This is a collection by Delmas Parker of his papers and research on black education in Ashe County (North Carolina) 1870-1964. It includes his final paper for Dr. Carl Ross of Appalachian State University, one color photo in Cold Storage, and photocopies of magazine articles.
Dates: 1962-1975

William Stewart Scott papers

Identifier: AC-215
Abstract This collection, the William Stewart Scott Papers, includes the photographs and memoirs of Stewart Scott (January 22, 1915-February 29, 2004) a West Jefferson, North Carolina resident. Mr. Scott was born near Mill Creek in Ashe County, NC, and spent much of his life in education in Ashe County. He began taking photographs when he returned from World War II, and continued for over 40 years until his death in 2004. The collection contains family photographs, landscapes, and photographs of flora...
Dates: 1915-2003, undated