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Abstract This collection consists of land documents pertaining to the Annie Dobbin- Willet Miller farm in Todd, North Carolina. It includes land surveys and deeds beginning in the mid-19th century outlining the lands which make up the farm.
Identifier: UA 5149
Abstract Annie Dougherty Rufty (1903-2001) was one of four children of D.D. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty. She graduated from Appalachian in 1921 and went on to teach home economics at the high school level. She was married to Roy S. Rufty. This collection contains correspondence and a 1905 summer term card.
Abstract The Appalachian Consortium, in operation from 1970-2004, was a nonprofit, educational organization formed by a partnership of academic institutions dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing the future of the Southern Appalachian region. This collection contains files detailing the initial organization and continuing leadership of the Consortium, its finances and correspondence, as well as its major projects, grants, publications, and conferences.
Dates: 1970-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1990
Abstract The Appalachian Crafts and Music Festival Collection includes thirty-five audiocassettes and six videocassettes, recorded at the Appalachian Crafts and Music Festivals in 1984, 1985, and 1987. The Appalachian Crafts and Music Festival was an annual event in Watauga County, North Carolina featuring local and regional craftsmen and musicians.
Dates: 1984-1987, undated
Abstract Materials in the Appalachian Cultural Museum Records cover the history of the museum from 1989 until its close in 2006. The collection contains materials concerned with the museum administration, correspondendence, exhibits, events, and publicity.
Dates: 1855-2012, undated; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2002
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.
Abstract The Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection documents the Morris Harvey College Appalachian Festival in 1975. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Morris Harvey College and Charlotte Ross or programs from Morris Harvey College. Other items include a festival program and participants' descriptions.
Dates: 1975, undated
Identifier: UA 25.007
Content Description This collection includes newsletters, performance programs, photographs, recordings, and performance posters.
Abstract This consists of one Appalachian High School Basketball Schedule for the year 1955-1956.
Identifier: UA 60
Scope and Contents The collection includes two issues of the Appalachian High School newsletter, "Appalachian High Life." Appalachian High School was one of the two demonstration schools housed at Appalachian State Teachers College (Appalachian State University). Contents include the "Salute to the Seniors" issue (May 25, 1951) and pages 3-7 of a Christmas issue, likely from 1950.
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
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
Identifier: UA 25.006
Scope and Contents This collection contains two records books of the Society, dated 1905-1909, 1912. Included in the books are the Society's constitution, meeting minutes, membership rosters, and drafts of programs hosted by the Society.
Dates: 1905-1909, 1912
Abstract This collection includes records for the Appalachian Oral History Project, a combined effort of Appalachian State University, Alice Lloyd College, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College to document oral histories of the history and folklore of the central Appalachian region. Materials in this collection consist of interviews and records generated by Appalachian State University interviewers between 1973 and 1975. Records include audio interviews, administrative files, photographs, and...
Dates: 1850-1989; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989
Identifier: UA 5128
Abstract The Appalachian Parents Association was founded in 1988 in order to involve parents of Appalachian students in activities and programs vital to the success of the university. These records contain the organizational files of the Appalachian Parents Association from 1989-1998.
Dates: 1989-1998; Majority of material found within 1996 - 1998
Abstract The Appalachian photographs collection contain 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, Appalachian State Teachers College in Boone, and unidentified images of towns, people, and museum exhibits.
Dates: 1905-1980, undated
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.
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
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,...
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.
Abstract The Appalachian Resource Center Records is a collection of surveys sent in 1979 from the Center to various agencies/universities to garner information on available resources relating to studies, crafts, education, outreach programs, and publications in the southeastern states.
Abstract The Appalachian Staff Council is an elected body of staff members at Appalachian State University that represent the buildings and departments in which they work. These records contain meeting minutes, correspondence, agendas, reports and 3 photographs, dating 1974-2004.
Dates: 1974-2004; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2004
Identifier: UA 5247
Abstract Appalachian State Teachers College, established in 1929 as a four-year college, was the precursor to Appalachian State University. The Appalachian State Teachers College Records include items such as early documents, correspondence, publications, speeches, and commencement addresses.
Abstract The Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. was chartered in November 1970 to begin and sustain a fund-raising program for ASU and supports the university by receiving and investing private funds to help further the institution's academic mission. The Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. Records, dating 1929-2008, contain mostly financial statements and meeting minutes for the Foundation and its Board of Directors.
Dates: 1929-2008; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1986
Abstract The Appalachian State University Library Scrapbook is based on a scrapbook by Belk Library staff for the 1970 John Cotton Dana Publicity Awards Contest. The scrapbook contains 35 pages filled with photographs and laminated newspaper articles about Belk Library. Also included are the program to former head librarian Richard Barker's memorial service, John Cotton Dana Publicity Awards Contest materials, and a 1970 library handbook.
Identifier: UA 5108
Abstract The Appalachian State University Memory Project Records consists of oral histories documenting Appalachian State University and its surrounding community. This collection contains memories and biographical sketches of alumna, administrators, community members, faculty and staff connected to Appalachian State University. The collection's oral histories were conducted between 2006 and 2015. This collection continues to be an ongoing project.
Dates: 2006-2015, Undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2009
Abstract The Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio Materials and Papers Collection is a mixture of audiocassettes from several oral history projects, conferences, and events, dating in the 1970s-1980s, some of which have been positively identified as to which project the interview is related while others are not. A few transcriptions, CD copies, and duplicates are also part of this collection.
Dates: 1971-2002, undated
Abstract This collection consists of the agendas of the second and third annual meeting of the Appalachian Studies Conference, the second one being in 1979 at Jackson'Mill State 4-H Camp, West Virginia, and the third being in 1980 at Johnson City, Tennessee.
Abstract The Appalachian Studies Student Alliance Collection covers the development of the Appalachian Studies Student Alliance. Papers include fliers, e-mail print-outs, surveys, posters. It is a non-incorporated, unofficial student organization for Appalachian Studies undergraduates, graduates and alumnus at Appalachian State University.
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...
- Boone (N.C.) 52
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 40
- Universities and Colleges -- Departments 35
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 32
- Watauga County (N.C.) 31
- Photographic prints 29
- Students. 24
- Oral histories 17
- Appalachian State University 16
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 16
- Appalachian State University--History--20th century. 15
- Ashe County (N.C.) 14
- Planning 14
- Railroads. 13
- Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 11
- Meetings 11
- Appalachian Region 10
- Committees 10
- Genealogy & local history 10
- Photograph collections 10 ∧ less
- Appalachian State University. Belk Library 21
- Appalachian State University 20
- Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.) 13
- Thomas, John Edwin 11
- Beaver, Patricia D. 10
- Dougherty, Blanford Barnard 10
- Durham, Harvey 10
- Norfolk and Western Railway Company 9
- Wey, Herbert W. 9
- Borkowski, Francis T. 8
- Appalachian State University. Office of Academic Affairs 7
- Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. 6
- Appalachian State University. Board of Trustees 6
- Appalachian State University. College of Fine and Applied Arts 6
- Appalachian State University. John A. Walker College of Business 6
- Appalachian State University. Office of the Chancellor 6
- Appalachian State University. Reich College of Education 6
- Dougherty, Dauphin Disco 5
- Plemmons, William H. 5
- Rufty, Annie Dougherty 5 ∧ less