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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...
Abstract "Archetypes and Stereotypes of Appalachia Literature/Culture: An Inquiry and Discussion" consists of Robert "Jack" Higgs' eight typed page syllabus for an Appalachian Writers Workshop at the Hindman Settlement School. This collections provides insight into Appalachian Writers Workshop organizers' practices and approach.
Abstract This collection includes legal documents of Archibald Mains (A.M.) Kitzmiller of Harpers Ferry, Virginia including an original 1847 promissory note for ten dollars, and a summons for Kitzmiller to appear because of non-payment of this debt in 1851.
Abstract A Trade card for Archibald Picken of Bristol, Tennessee. He was a watchmaker, silversmith, jeweler from London, England. This card illustrates migration patterns into the Appalachian Region as well as advertising of a professional.
Dates: circa 1890
Abstract This collection is a single letter from Arthur Chester Master for G. R. Eager to J. Chamberlain, Esq. dated November 7, 1887. It is an invitation to attend groundbreaking for the Knoxville Southern Road.
Dates: 1887 November 7
Abstract This collection consists of a 4" x 9" color advertisement card for A.S. Nowlin & Company, Coal and Coke, Lynchburg, Virginia. Beside the print, it has a color painting by E. Lamasure called 'Autumn Sunshine', copyright 1914.
Dates: circa 1914
Abstract The Ashe County, NC Midwife Collection consists of photocopies of a filed physician's memorandum book of an unknown midwife during the Great Depression. It includes the names of parents, babies, birthdates, parental occupations, and marital status and other demographical information. This collection gives additional genealogical and natal information about Ashe County, North Carolina, which is a rural county.
Abstract "Ashe County Quiet" Print consists of a folder containing three prints of Al Dunkleman's "Ashe County Quiet" and an order form for "Ashe County Quiet." "Ashe County Quiet" is a pen and ink scene depicting an Ashe County barn built circa 1880.
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one 27 page scrapbook, containing photographs, newspaper clippings, a case study from 1938-39, and ephemera from the School of Nursing and the Asheville Mission Hospital from the mid to late 1930s. It also contains ephemera from the Morgan family, including graduation announcements, nameplates, and letters, appointment certificates from the U. S. Army from 1945, 1948, and 1952, photographs of students, nurses, and family, and photographic postcards. Some photographs...
Dates: 1936-1952; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939
Identifier: UA 25.004
Scope and Contents The collection contains meeting minutes, event fliers, newsletters, two constitutions, and other material. These documents range in date from 1998-2000.
Identifier: UA 61
Scope and Contents The ASU Women’s Club records include scrapbooks, membership records, financial records, charity event information, limited correspondence, fashion show programs, meeting minutes and photographs. Record material from the Faculty Dames, the Newcomers Club, and the ASU Woman's Club are represented in this collection.
Abstract This collection includes two orders from a Justice of County Court to the Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia to summons two men to court in March 1856.
Dates: March 5-11, 1856
Abstract The B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript is a draft of Wigginton's unpublished manuscript describing his experiential curriculum for school children. Wigginton is the founder of Foxfire, an innovative collaborative writing public school project in which high students interviewed locals about, researched, and wrote about Appalachian culture. Products include a periodical of the students' papers and a multi-volume collection of them.
Abstract B. Hartzog and Sons ledgers are two unidentified and undated general store ledgers. Inserted documents, such as a Bank of Jefferson, North Carolina receipt, includes dates. B. Hartzog and Sons Ledgers illustrate the purchasing trends of B. Hartzog and Sons' customers. It was presumably located in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1918-1921, undated
Abstract This small collection is a 1932 brochure about the Bailey Mineral Springs located near Asheville, North Carolina. The brochure includes testimonials from people using the mineral water as to how it helped or cured their various ailments, and it includes a mineral analysis of the water.
Abstract Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County contains one hand-made book of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, created by Mildred Sou[?]. It is in delicate condition. The booklet contains 24 items such as Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials.
Abstract This collection consists of three copies of a summons to the company by the Commonwealth of Virginia in April 1855 signed by James D. Morris, and a copy of a page from a Court of Appeals of the Supreme Court of West Virginia in the case of the Railroad versus Charles J. Faulkner, no date given. Also, nine Exchange Trip Passes and two Statements of Earnings and Deductions, 1977 and 1979.
Dates: 1855-1979, undated
Abstract Bank of Wytheville promissory note consists of one 1891 promissory note for George W. Palmer to W.A. Stuart at the Bank of Wytheville of Wytheville, Virginia. From 1863 to 1893, Stuart and Palmer owned the Holston Salt and Plaster Company in Smyth County, Virginia.
Identifier: UA 5122
Scope and Contents This collection contains scrapbooks created by student members of the Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Appalachian State University between the years 1942-2010. It also contains a few vinyl albums. The scrapbooks include clippings, flyers, invitations, and photographs of BSU events and participants.
Abstract Barbara McDermitt Papers is a collection of 34 original audiocassettes of Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Informants, who are primarily storytellers and folk singers, include reknowned storyteller Ray Hicks, Stanley Hicks, Hattie Presnell, Frank Proffitt, Jr., and Leonard Roberts.
Identifier: UA 5243
Scope and Contents Diplomas of B. B. Dougherty from Carson Newman College and of D. D. Dougherty from Wake Forest University.
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
Abstract The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia Maps mark the movements of the opposing Union and Confederate forces throughout the course of the battle. The maps progress through the various engagements in increments of several hours each covering May 1-3, 1863. Detailed are the positions of skirmishers, columns, and artillery as well as sites of major advances, retreats, and non-battle actions.
Abstract The Battle of the Wilderness Maps chart the troop movements and actions of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and Union Army of the Potomac, May 5-6, 1864. The battle was fought in Spotsylvania County and Orange County Virginia.
Abstract This collection is a three-page, typed manuscript entitled, "Garnered Memories", written by North Carolina native Beatrice Adams Harris in 1990, telling of her life and memories.
Dates: September 1, 1990
Abstract This collection is made up of programs, anniversary celebration booklets, and a church directory of Belmont Baptist Church of Roanoke, Virginia, dating from 1937 to 1969. There is a 50th and a 60th anniversary booklet, a 1969 members directory and twelve service programs.
Identifier: UA 29.018
Scope and Contents Original certificate issued by the Appalachian Training School to Belva Annie Calloway to make the completion of a course of study, including orthography, penmanship, arthimetic, grammar, geography, United States history, economics, elocution, rhetoric, physiology, civil government, algebra, English, American literature, physics, general history, plane geometry, plane trigonometry, preparatory Latin, and English history. Issued in 1907.
Dates: 1907 July 26
Abstract The Benefit for M'town Bible Baptist Church Recordings is the original audiocassette with user and archival CD copies, dated July 1990, place of origin is unknown.
Dates: July 1990
Abstract The Benjamin Crouse Letters consist of nine Civil War era letters from Private Benjamin Crouse to his wife Minta Crouse and brother Martin.
Abstract The Bennett Cook Papers contains a handwritten paper in which Bennett testifies in a lawsuit between Colonel Hugh Phelps of Wood County, Virginia and William Skinner. It is signed by Joseph Cook, Justice of the Peace in Wood County, Virginia, December 10, 1803.
Dates: December 1803
- Boone (N.C.) 51
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 40
- Universities and Colleges -- Departments 35
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 32
- Watauga County (N.C.) 31
- Photographic prints 27
- Students. 22
- 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
- Appalachian State University--Students 13
- Railroads. 13
- Appalachian State University -- Alumni and alumnae 12
- Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 11
- Meetings 11
- Appalachian Region 10
- Committees 10 ∧ less
- English 1097
- Cherokee 1
- German 1
- Appalachian State University 22
- Appalachian State University. Library 20
- Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.) 17
- Thomas, John Edwin 11
- Beaver, Patricia D. 10
- Durham, Harvey 10
- Norfolk and Western Railway Company 9
- Appalachian Training School for Teachers (N.C.) 8
- Borkowski, Francis T. 8
- Dougherty, Blanford Barnard 8
- Wey, Herbert W. 8
- 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 Academic Affairs 6
- Appalachian State University. Office of the Chancellor 6
- Appalachian State University. Reich College of Education 6
- Rufty, Annie Dougherty 5
- Snead, Robert Earl 5 ∧ less