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Beatrice Adams Harris "Garnered Memories" manuscript

 Collection
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) collection

 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

 Collection
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

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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 correspondence

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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

Berry Family correspondence

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Identifier: AC-967
Abstract

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

 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

Bertram Adams papers

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Identifier: AC-147
Abstract

The Bertram Adams Papers are photocopies of the Descendants of John Adams of Cove Creek, North Carolina, books 4, 11, 12, and 13 by Bertram Adams and photocopies of various genealogical materials for the Adams family, primarily in Watauga County, North Carolina. Though undated, the materials cover a period of time from circa 1760 to circa 1950.

Dates: undated

Betsy Alden’s Hound Ears Club collection

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Identifier: AC-908
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of promotional materials, news clippings, newsletters, club rules, and bylaws of the Hound Ears Club in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Also included is a score to “Appalachia in North Carolina,” by Torpy and Wirt Skinner; and the lyrics to a song.

Dates: 1967-1999, undated

Betty Mae Hodges' Bibliography of North Carolina Loyalists during the American Revolution

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Identifier: AC-854
Abstract

This collection is a bibliography by Betty Mae Hodges about loyalists in North Carolina during the American Revolution, prepared on index cards and papers, undated.

Dates: undated

Betty McFarland papers

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Identifier: AC-511
Abstract

This collection contains some correspondence from Betty McFarland, black & white photographs, original and copies from books/newspapers with some historic information, and several historic clippings on Boone, North Carolina and area landmarks, buildings, and people.

Dates: 1958-1975, undated

Beulah C. Campbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8001
Abstract

Beulah C. Campbell is a retired children’s literature and elementary education professor at Appalachian State University. Her collection includes Campbell's personal files, her collection of original illustrations for children's books, materials related to various authors and illustrators of children's books, administrative files related to Campbell's collection of children's book illustrations, and materials related to a memorial for Reverend Paul Burt, a friend of Campbell.

Dates: 1925-2010, undated

Biltmore House advertisement photograph

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Identifier: AC-1078
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an advertisement photograph of the Biltmore House, circa 1894. It's titled "Views of Western North Carolina" along the side and "Asheville and Vicinity" along the bottom. It was published by T. H. Lindsey of Asheville, North Carolina. On the back is a description of Asheville. The card is advertising the village of Asheville rather than the house.

Dates: circa 1894

Biltmore Industries letter to Edward L. Stone

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Identifier: AC-1047
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter sent to Edward L. Stone of Roanoke, Virginia by Biltmore Industries. It is dated September 15, 1937 and indicates that the company has repeatedly sent Stone samples of their homespun fabric but have yet to receive an order from him. They offer to send full sized pieces, if that would help. Also included with the letter are examples of the homespun fabric sold by Biltmore Industries.

Dates: 1937 September 15

Bingham Dai Papers

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Identifier: RB-8007
Abstract The Bingham Dai Papers include the professional and personal papers of Dr. Bingham Dai (1899-1996), a psychotherapist. Dai was one of the first native-born Chinese to be trained in new theories of psychiatry and psychology in the 1930s. He taught at Peking Union Medical College in China, Duke University, and finished his career lecturing at Appalachian State University. Collection Overview The Bingham Dai Collection contains...
Dates: 1910-2009, undated (bulk 1960-1990); Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Bingham family papers

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Identifier: AC-149
Abstract

Bingham Family Papers relates to the family of Joseph Terry Bingham of the Pine Run area of Watauga County, North Carolina. The documents primarily consist of deeds and also include accounts, letters, and Joseph Bingham's commission to as a postmaster. Some materials were generated by Bingham's father-in-law David Lewis.

Dates: 1835-1943

Birmingham (Alabama), ledger of plat maps

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Identifier: AC-239
Abstract

The Birmingham (Alabama) ledger of plat maps is a bound cloth print ledger of Birmingham, Alabama's roadways, railways, waterways, and major land owners from circa 1910.

Dates: circa 1910

Black Mountain College audiovisual collection, 1976-1997

 Collection
Identifier: AC-962
Abstract

The collection consists of lectures and readings by individuals associated with Black Mountain College. Featured poets and writers include: Fielding Dawson, Paul Metcalf, Joel Oppenheimer, Michael Rumaker, and Jonathan Williams.

Dates: 1976-1991, undated

Blackburn Farms collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-861
Abstract

The Blackburn Farms Collection is a collection of family mementos, quilts, photographs, correspondence, financial papers, books of art and history, family Bibles, phonograph recordings, and other materials. The Blackburn family lived in Ashe County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1856-2008, undated

Blowing Rock and Boone (North Carolina) souvenir folder

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Identifier: AC-700
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one color tourist's souviner folder containing prints of Blowing Rock, North Carolina and Boone, North Carolina, postmarked 1950. The inside cover contains information on Blowing Rock and Boone and contains 18 images of the area. Folder is addressed to Nellie Pickett of Stockrige, Michigan from Blowing Rock. The prints were provided by Curt Teich & Company of Chicago, IL.

Dates: 1950

Blowing Rock Historical Society records

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Identifier: AC-210
Abstract

Blowing Rock Historical Society Records consist of interviews of residents of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The Blowing Rock Historical Society regularly conducts oral history interviews with Blowing Rock citizens. Subjects vary, but include growing up during the 1940s through 1970s, architecture, various church histories, bohemian culture, businesses, and family histories.

Dates: 1985-2012

Blue Ridge Community Theatre papers

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Identifier: AC-639
Abstract

This Blue Ridge Community Theatre Papers includes programs, fliers, banners, clippings, and a script concerning some of the company's productions as well as business papers, grant information, membership lists and correspondence necessary in producing these programs, dating 1983 to 2002.

Dates: 1983-2005, undated

Blue Ridge Garden Club records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-226
Abstract The Blue Ridge Garden Club Records includes newspaper articles, scrapbooks, minutes, and treasurer and secretary papers from the Blue Ridge Garden Club, organized in 1949. This collection showcases Watauga County, North Carolina's first organized garden club and its activities. Originally an exclusive group, the Blue Ridge Garden Club was active in beautification projects and coordinating a junior club. One of their main projects was the creation of the Daniel Boone Garden in 1961. The...
Dates: 1949-1999, undated

Blue Ridge Parkway Association records

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Identifier: AC-209
Abstract

Blue Ridge Parkway Association Records originate from an organization of small and large businesses focused on tourism along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The organization advertizes the businesses, produced brochures and a newsletter called the 'Mile Post', and marketed the Blue Ridge Parkway. It also worked to complete the Blue Ridge Parkway's link.

Dates: 1950-1982, undated

Blue Ridge Parkway Photographs

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Identifier: AC-915
Scope and Contents

4 B&W 3-1/2" x 2-1/2" photos of views of the Parkway in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Dates: circa 1940s

Blue Ridge Parkway photographs

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Identifier: AC-002
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four 3.5" x 2.5" photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Three photographs have titles: "Tunnels through the Blue Ridge Mountains," "Mabry Mill," and "Parkway Vista near Bluff Park." The fourth is untitled but features a dock, a small motor boat, and a two-story house or boathouse. The images are dated circa 1940s.

Dates: circa 1940s

Blue Ridge Parkway/Basin Cove/Moses Cone Oral History Project

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Identifier: AC-808
Abstract

This collection contains students' oral history interviews, notes, final reports and other papers and audiovisual materials relating to the Blue Ridge Parkway/Basin Cove/Moses Cone Oral History Project, originating in the Department of History at Appalachian State University, circa 1975.

Dates: 1975-1978

Blue Valley Gem Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1082
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three items: a prospectus on Blue Valley Gem Company, a letter from Geo. L. McKay & Co., 1906, and a special offer form which states that a free one karat Royal Purple Amethyst would be given to every purchaser of $50 worth or more of stock in the company. The letter is dated May 16, 1906 and was a general letter that accompanied the special offer form.

Dates: 1906 May 16, undated

Bluefield Democratic Club ribbon

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Identifier: AC-653
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a ribbon from the 1894 Bluefield Democratic Club.

Dates: 1894

Bluefield, West Virginia collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-533
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two items: a receipt from the W. H. Coffman Coke Company, dated March 2, 1896, and a postcard featuring Bluefield Avenue. It is postmarked May 20, 1915.

Dates: 1896, 1915

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