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This collection consists of a typescript manuscript written by Herbert Hale of Coeburn, Virginia in 2017. The manuscript is about his time working in a coal mine.
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.
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.
This collection contains a handbill touting the moral and infrastructural progress of Ensley, Alabama. It is undated.
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.
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.
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.
This collection consists of a booklet entitled "A Few Solid Facts about the Gold Fields of the Southern States." It was published in August 1893 by the Inter-State Land Bureau in Washington, DC. The booklet refers to the Appalachian Gold Belt (Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia).
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.
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).
The collection consists of a manuscript featuring the reminisces of Sam and Maxie Blevens of Maryville, Tennessee. The book is signed by Sam Blevens.
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.
This collection is a ledger book with accounts from a gristmill business of A. M. Fayes in Capon Springs, West Virginia. It is dated 1862-1864. Fayes was sometimes paid with Confederate money, cash, some type of physical labor, or livestock.
The collection consists of one dry-point 10.5" x 12" print titled "A Mountaineer's Cabin in the Great Smoky Mts., NC" and signed by the artist, Harrison Cady. The print depicts a mountain farmer, his pipe-smoking wife, and his four children. The family are surrounded by farm animals in the front of a cabin with mountains rising in the background.
The print is 1 of 100 and signed by the author. It was printed in New York, 1930.
This collection consists of three campus maps dated circa 1950s of Appalachian State Teachers College. They're titled "A Mountaineer's View of Campus" and printed from a hand drawn map. The buildings noted include the Fine Arts Building, the laundry, men's and women's gyms, Appalachian High School, Mountaineer Dining Hall, and White Hall. They are pretty much identical except the key for one is typed.
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.
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.
This collection consists of items related to Appalachian State University's African American Alumni Association (African American Alumni Network). Documents include a history of the organization, remarks from former AAAA president Dr. Renee' Evans, lists of events, ephemera, two newsletters, meeting documentation, and a form. The collection ranges in date from 2007, 2011-2016.
This collection consists of a photograph folder containing six 4x4 inch photographs of an unidentified African American family in Greenville, South Carolina, circa 1950s. The photographs includes three different snapshots of a pre-school aged child on a tricycle, one of the child in a push carriage, one of a young man with both the child and a dog on his lap and two older men in the background, and one of a man sitting on a bicycle.
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.
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.
The Air pollution scrapbook consists of Ellen M. Payne's scrapbook containing fliers and newspaper clippings about air pollution and quality.
This collection consists of a brochure describing the interests of the Alabama and Kentucky Oil Company's fields near Wichita Falls, Texas. Vice President Claude Thomas was a Kentucky legislator from the eastern portion of the state. The brochure is dated circa 1920.
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.
- Appalachian State University--History--20th century. 44
- Boone (N.C.) 41
- Watauga County (N.C.) 38
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 37
- Universities and Colleges -- Departments 35
- Photographic prints 29
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 28
- Appalachian State University -- Alumni and alumnae 21
- Appalachian State University--Students 21
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 21
- Students. 18
- Appalachian State University--Students--Social life and customs. 16
- Ashe County (N.C.) 16
- Oral histories 15
- Appalachian State University 14
- Railroads. 14
- Planning 13
- Scrapbooks 13
- Sports and tourism -- Appalachian Region 13
- African Americans 12 + ∧ less
- English 1356
- German 4
- Italian 3
- French 2
- Chinese 1
- Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.) 27
- Appalachian State University 27
- Unknown 17
- Appalachian State University. Library 15
- Appalachian Training School for Teachers (N.C.) 13
- Norfolk and Western Railway Company 11
- Beaver, Patricia D. 10
- Williams, Cratis D. 10
- Dougherty, Blanford Barnard 9
- Durham, Harvey 9
- Thomas, John Edwin 9
- Appalachian State University--Faculty 8
- Appalachian State University. Reich College of Education 8
- Appalachian State University. Center for Appalachian Studies 7
- Appalachian State University. Office of Alumni Affairs 7
- Wey, Herbert W. 7
- Appalachian State University. John A. Walker College of Business 6
- Borkowski, Francis T. 6
- Appalachian State Normal School (N.C.) 5
- Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. 5 + ∧ less