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"Archetypes and Stereotypes of Appalachia Literature/Culture: An Inquiry and Discussion"

Identifier: AC-387
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.
Dates: 2001

Archibald Mains Kitzmiller papers

Identifier: AC-788
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.
Dates: 1847-1851

Archibald Picken trade card

Identifier: AC-240
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

Arthur C. Master Letter to J. Chamberlain

Identifier: AC-651
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

A.S. Nowlin & Company, Coal and Coke, Lynchburg, Virginia papers

Identifier: AC-519
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

Ashe County, North Carolina Midwife collection

Identifier: AC-250
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.
Dates: 1932-1938

"Ashe County Quiet" print

Identifier: AC-399
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.
Dates: 1985

Asheville Mission Hospital School of Nursing Scrapbook

Identifier: RB-8000
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

Association of Non-Traditional Students records

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.
Dates: 1998-2000

ASU Women's Clubs Records

 Record Group
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.
Dates: 1922-1999

Augusta County, Virginia court summons

Identifier: AC-589
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

B. Eliot Wigginton manuscript

Identifier: AC-376
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.
Dates: undated

B. Hartzog and Sons ledgers

Identifier: AC-270
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

Bailey Mineral Springs near Asheville, North Carolina, brochure

Identifier: AC-889
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.
Dates: 1932

Ballads, Poems and Folklore: History of Yadkin County homemade book

Identifier: AC-286
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.
Dates: undated

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company papers

Identifier: AC-290
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

Bank of Wytheville promissory note

Identifier: AC-434
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.
Dates: 1891

Baptist Student Union Scrapbooks

 Record Group
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.
Dates: 1942-2010

Barbara McDermitt papers

Identifier: AC-204
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.
Dates: 1983-1993

Bartlett and Diane Dougherty Family papers

Identifier: UA 5243
Scope and Contents Diplomas of B. B. Dougherty from Carson Newman College and of D. D. Dougherty from Wake Forest University.
Dates: 1896-1936

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

Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia maps

Identifier: AC-893
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.
Dates: 1998

Battle of the Wilderness maps

Identifier: AC-894
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.
Dates: 1962

Beatrice Adams Harris "Garnered Memories" manuscript

Identifier: AC-727
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

Belmont Baptist Church (Roanoke, Virginia) records

Identifier: AC-551
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.
Dates: 1937-1969

Belva Annie Calloway Appalachian Training School certificate

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

Benefit for M'town Bible Baptist Church recordings

Identifier: AC-782
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

Benjamin Crouse papers

Identifier: AC-408
Abstract The Benjamin Crouse Letters consist of nine Civil War era letters from Private Benjamin Crouse to his wife Minta Crouse and brother Martin.
Dates: 1862-1864

Bennett Cook papers

Identifier: AC-527
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

Berea Opposition to Dangerous Disposal of the Nerve Gas at the Nearby Blue Grass Army Depot materials

Identifier: AC-1193
Abstract This collection contains documents dealing with the nerve gas stockpile in Richmond, Kentucky.
Dates: 1989-1991, undated

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