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Arthur C. Master Letter to J. Chamberlain

Identifier: AC-651
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single-sheet letter J. Chamberlain from Arthur Chester Master on behalf of G. R. Eager, dated November 7, 1887. Master invites Chamberlain to the "breaking of dirt" on the Knoxville Southern Road.

Dates: 1887 November 7

Ashe County, NC Midwifery records

Identifier: AC-250
Scope and Contents

The Ashe County, NC Midwifery records consists of photocopies of an unknown midwife's records recorded from 1932-1938. The records include the names of parents and babies, birthdates, parental occupations and marital status, and other demographic information.

Dates: 1932-1938

"Ashe County Quiet" print

Identifier: AC-399

"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...
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

Athletics Council records

Identifier: UA 65
Scope and Contents These records contain a variety of papers, including memorandums, meeting minutes, policies, and budget information of the Athletics Council. Included are records of the sports: baseball, basketball, bowling, fencing, field hockey, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track, and wrestling. Athletic conferences and associations included in the records are the Atlantic Coast Conference, Carolinas Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the North State Conference. Conference records consist of...
Dates: 1946-1984

Augusta County, Virginia court summons

Identifier: AC-589
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two summons sent to the Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia, who was commanded to summon Samuel B. Brown to appear as a witness in two separate cases. Both summons' are signed by Jefferson Kinney, Court Clerk.

Dates: 1856 March 5, March 11

B. H. Hudson letter to W. M. Scarborough

Identifier: AC-417
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter sent by B. H. Hudson, cashier at Alabama Penny Savings and Loan Co. in Birmingham, Ala., to W. M. Scarborough, a customer of the bank. Hudson informs Scarborough that his note of $5.40 plus interest is overdue. He further states that if the note isn't paid, the bank may proceed with legal action.

Dates: 1908 September 22

B. Hartzog and Sons ledgers

Identifier: AC-270

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

Bachmonian Literary Society program

Identifier: AC-045
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one program for the opening meeting of the Bachmonian Literary Society at Kingsport High School. The event occurred on April 2, 1915. The program lists the names of individuals and what they sang, read, played, etc. There was also a debate between two teams.

Dates: Event: 1915 April 2

Bailey Mineral Springs brochure

Identifier: AC-889
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a brochure for The Bailey Mineral Springs, distributed by Wilson and Keys Company in 1932. An analysis of the water is included along with many testimonials of its curing their ailments including rheumatism, diabetes, and stomach trouble.

Dates: 1932

Ballad of the Rich Wooer poem

Identifier: AC-058
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the handwritten text for "Ballad of the Rich Wooer" by poet Olive Tilford Dargan. Beneath the poem is a small note to Mr. Steele, possibly William Daniel Steele (1886-1970), a fellow North Carolina author.

Dates: 1915 January 10

"Ballads, Poems and Folklore. History of Yadkin County" manuscript

Identifier: AC-286
Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of 41 pages of hand-written ballads, poems and folklore, including Auld Lang Syne, Bonny Barbara Allen, The Wife of Usher's Well, and anecdotes on Yadkin County court trials. The author's first name is Mildred but the surname is unknown due to insect damage. The handwriting appears to be that of an elementary school student.

Dates: undated

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company collection

Identifier: AC-290
Scope and Contents There are three original copies of the Summons document, dated April 16, 1855, and one page of the Court of Appeals document, undated. The Summons document forbids the construction or use of a wharf in or near Benwood or the city of Wheeling. The Court of Appeals document refers to a case of the Railroad versus Charles J. Faulkner, his former employer, arguing for compensation of wages. Also in this collection are nine B & O Exchange Trip Passes: two to C.F. Danner family and seven to...
Dates: 1855, 1935, 1949-1951

Bank of Wytheville promissory note

Identifier: AC-434
Scope and Contents

One 9" x 3.5" promissory note, dated April 1, 1891, to George W. Palmer from W. A. Stuart, drawn at the Bank of Wytheville (Virginia). From 1863-1893, Stuart and Palmer co-owned the Holston Salt and Plaster Company in Smyth County, Virginia.

Dates: 1891 April 1

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

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: Majority of material found within 1896-1936

Basketball scorebook (West Virginia)

Identifier: AC-701
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scorebook of basketball games played in 1924-1925 at various West Virginia schools. The creating team is unknown. It sometimes includes the names of opposing teams. It does include the last names of players and keeps track of their goals scored and fouls made. Sometimes the names of the referee, date, and location of the game are also documented. Schools mentioned include Ronceverte High, Greenbrier, Green Bank, and Alderson.

Dates: 1924-1925

Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia maps

Identifier: AC-893

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

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

Bear hunting drawings

Identifier: AC-761
Scope and Contents This is a series of four drawings done in pen and ink and watercolor, depicting scenes from a bear hunting trip, featuring a Capt. F.J. Carroll. These drawings were created circa 1910s. Each drawing is titled and described. The first features a pen and ink drawing, with watercolor highlights, of the bear that Carroll killed and with a real photograph postcard portrait of Carroll filling an oval cutout from the bear's chest and stomach. The title and description are "'A hunter and his...
Dates: Majority of material found within [1910s]

Belmont Baptist Church (Roanoke, Virginia) collection

Identifier: AC-551
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the following programs: Berean Home-coming Day, June 20, 1937; Christmas Program, December 26, 1937; Berean Home-coming Day, April 24, 1938; Berean Home-coming Day, June 15, 1941; Berean Home-coming Day, June 21, 1942; Worship Program & Historical Sketch, October 10, 1943; Worship Service, June 9, 1946; Memorial Service for Veterans of WWII, June 16, 1946 (2 copies); Worship Service, May 21, 1950; Worship Service, October 29, 1950; Fiftieth Anniversary...
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

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 correspondence

Identifier: AC-408
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by Benjamin Crouse while serving in the Confederate States of America Army. They provide insight into Crouse's camp movements and health. He mentions fellow infantrymen, expectations for the outcome of the war, the names of company members who have deserted and wages. He also discusses his concerns about his safety, his family's well-being, and his opinion of the war's conclusion. Of note is that he refers to his wife Minta as "companion."

Dates: 1862-1864

Berea Kiwanis Club program

Identifier: AC-314
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a Ladies' Night Installation Banquest program for the Berea, Kentucky Kiwanis Club. It is dated December 31, 1954 and includes the program, the menu, and the list of officers.

Dates: 1954 December 31

Berry Family correspondence

Identifier: AC-967

The collection consists of correspondence between members of the Berry family of Smyth County, Virginia detailing the movements of various family members and their daily activities in southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia. The bulk of the correspondence is from the collection of Ollie Berry Gilliam and includes letters between her sister, Lena, her mother, Susie, and her husband, Edward Gilliam. The material dates from 1911 to 1955.

Dates: 1911-1955

Berry Schools collection

Identifier: AC-1059
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an informational pamphlet for Berry Schools, a booklet "The Story of Berry Schools," a letter from the Berry Schools to A. B. Rogan, and an article about the memorial plan for the Berry Schools to serve as a tribute to the American mother.

Dates: 1925, 1927

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