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William Moseley Brown broadside

Identifier: AC-1164
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadside printed to announce a public speech by William Moseley Brown to address issues of the upcoming election from the viewpoint of independent voters of Virginia. It was scheduled to be held at the Buckingham Court House on October 4, 1929.

Dates: 1929 October 4

William P. Wilkin diary

Identifier: AC-454

The William P. Wilkin Diary is a copy of a personal (almost) daily diary of Wilkin from March 6 to December 31, 1863, while he served in the Federal United States army during the Civil War. Also included is a letter to Jim Moyer from Richard Keith Irish, who sent the copy to Moyer.

Dates: 1992

William R. and John W. Turner Concert and Dance Videos

Identifier: AC-1025

The collection consists of videos of dances and concerts shot by William R. Turner, featuring Old-Time and Bluegrass music in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Performers include Doc Watson, Dry Branch Fire Squad, and the Lewis Family as well as noted regional string band musicians and groups including Larry Sigmon and Barbara Poole, the Whitetop Mountain Band, the Grayson Highlands String Band, Oldtime Tradition, and the Appalachian Mountain Girls.

Dates: circa 1980s and 1990s

William R. Dunlap prints

Identifier: AC-388
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three prints of Dunlap's sketch of the home of Jesse Bare, Jr. located on the New River in Ashe County, North Carolina. It was done in 1976.

Dates: 1976

William Ralph Winkler scrapbooks

Identifier: AC-599
Scope and Contents

6 scrapbooks with photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, letters, and genealogy.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-1993

William S. Powell notes and correspondence

Identifier: AC-672

The collection contains correspondence about several publications and reviews by William S. Powell for journals, requests for research materials, correspondence with J. Timothy Cole, Mattie Erma Parker, and Mrs. Yandle, and an edited article from The North Carolina Index.

Dates: 1959-2000, undated

William Stewart Scott papers

Identifier: AC-215
Abstract This collection, the William Stewart Scott Papers, includes the photographs and memoirs of Stewart Scott (January 22, 1915-February 29, 2004) a West Jefferson, North Carolina resident. Mr. Scott was born near Mill Creek in Ashe County, NC, and spent much of his life in education in Ashe County. He began taking photographs when he returned from World War II, and continued for over 40 years until his death in 2004. The collection contains family photographs, landscapes, and photographs of...
Dates: 1915-2003, undated

William W. Borden letters

Identifier: AC-086
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four letters sent to William S. Borden of Indiana. Three of the letters were written by George D. Barnes of Chattanooga and one was written by Bennett H. Young of Kentucky. They are dated 1897-1898.George Barnes removed Native American artifacts, primarily from the Chattanooga region, and sold them to individuals and institutions. Two of his letters concern a collection of objects offered for sale to William H. Borden for $6000. Borden later purchased...
Dates: 1897-1898

Willie Coleman photograph postcard

Identifier: AC-619
Scope and Contents

Willie Coleman was a pianist who played during a fifteen-minute slot on Radio Station WSVA in 1941. This collection consists of a black and white picture postcard, signed by Willie Coleman and mailed to Katherine Carpenter of Mt. Jackson, Virginia, postmarked September 24, 1941. The photograph shows Coleman seated at a piano with a microphone displaying WSVA.

Dates: circa 1941

Willie Ferguson papers

Identifier: AC-319

The Willie Ferguson Papers includes two videocassettes and four music albums. Willie Ferguson was a fiddler from Tennessee.

Dates: 2001-2002, undated

Willow Brook Academy photograph

Identifier: AC-036
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one card stock mounted photograph showing two buildings of Willow Brook Academy in Bluemont, Virginia. In the foreground of the photograph is the school band wearing military uniforms. It is dated March 1919.

Dates: 1919 March

Winston-Salem Fealty Building and Loan Association ledger

Identifier: AC-313

The Winston-Salem Fealty Building and Loan Association Ledger consists of one 9'' x 14 1/2'' x 1'' ledger from the Winston-Salem Fealty Building and Loan Association, dating 1913 to 1934. This ledger contains the Winston-Salem Fealty Building and Loan Association's balances for twenty years. It includes shares, expenses, and rents.

Dates: 1913-1934

Winyah Sanitarium (Asheville, N.C.) photograph album

Identifier: AC-1206
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs taken at Winyah Sanitarium, located in Asheville, N.C., circa 1920s. Subjects of the photograph include the exterior of the hospital, the grounds, and both staff and patients. A couple of the photographs include a car and most of the individuals are posed (some in the snow). There is one image of a street car and two of different buildings (unidentified). The photographed staff are primarily nurses wearing their uniforms and an African American woman...
Dates: circa 1920s

W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection Genealogy collection,

Identifier: AC-216

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection Genealogy Collection is a collection of various unrelated family genealogies donated to the library. Many families originate from, but are not limited to, northwestern North Carolina. The files are housed alphabetically by family surname.

Dates: circa 1800s-2007, undated

W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection records

Identifier: AC-632

This collection consists of memos, meeting minutes, collection donations/donors, and related papers to the Appalachian Collection. These papers were transferred to Special Collections at the time of Darlene Scott's retirement. Scott was the Administrative Secretary to the University Librarian.

Dates: 1969-1986, undated

Wolf's Head receipt

Identifier: AC-435
Scope and Contents

One receipt, dated November 9, 1801, for a wolf's head from Lincoln County, Kentucky. American communities instituted wolf bounties to control the predators' attacks on livestock.

Dates: 1801 November 9

Women camping photograph album

Identifier: AC-585
Scope and Contents This photograph album depicts a group of girlfriends from Pennsylvania during various camping trips in the late 1920s, as well as photographs of friends and family into the early 1930s. The album begins with three pages of autographs from friends which includes their favorite sayings, nicknames, and addresses. The women camped in New York, Maine, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and visited Lake Harmony, Penn., Camp Mauqua, Maine, and a few Y.M.C.A. camps. They are seen in bathing suits, boating,...
Dates: 1925-1933

Women's Studies Program records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents The Women's Studies Program records contain mostly administrative files dating 1975 to 2001. The record group consists of information on budgets, program development, courses, workshops, speakers, committees, and events. Files contain correspondence, clippings, surveys, reports, calendars, photographs, video and audio cassettes, and newsletters. Other subjects include the Women's Task Force, Walk for Awareness, NOW, National Women's Studies Association, Women's History Month, and other...
Dates: 1975-2001; Majority of material found within 1975-2008

Woody Clifton Hennessee interview transcript

Identifier: AC-596
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an nterview transcript with Woody Clifton Hennessee, a lumber businessman, in Sylva, North Carolina, dated October 28, 1980. The interviewer is unknown.

Dates: 1980 October 28

Writ of Debt

Identifier: RB-8011
Scope and contents

Writ of debt issued by the rom King George III to the Sheriff of Warwick County, England stating that the "Goods and Chattels" of William Wood be transfered to James Jordan to cover Woods' debt. The document is witnessed by Richard Cary, Clerk of Court. The document is dated March 20, 1771.

Dates: 1771 March 20

Wyrick Spring Company stock certificate

Identifier: AC-331
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a blank stock certicate for the Wyrick Spring Company, located in Bristol, Virginia.

Dates: circa 1910

Wythe County (Va.) Shot Tower print

Identifier: AC-330
Scope and Contents

One print of the shot tower in Wythe County, Virginia. The full identify of the artist is unknown, but the initials "CHS" appear on the print.

Dates: undated

Wythe County, Virginia collection

Identifier: AC-451
Scope and Contents

This collection collection includes promissory loan notes, receipts, advertisements, and an article related to people and places in Wythe County, Virginia. Of particular note is a letter dated June 10, 1884 by Randolph Barksdale, the superintendent of the Central Lunatic Asylum, to D. A. Rich stating that the facility does not have the room to receive Thomas Taliaferro.

Dates: 1879-1904

Wythe Union Lead Mine Company receipts

Identifier: AC-020
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two receipts belonging to Wythe Union Lead Mine Company in Austinville, Virginia, dated 1851 and 1862.

Dates: 1851, 1862

Wytheville and Rural Retreat, Virginia bills and receipts

Identifier: AC-019
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of bills and receipts from businesses in Wytheville and Rural Retreat, Virginia, dated 1884-1901. Some of the businesses represented are Holbrook and Thomas, Tartar Brothers, and Dr. E. A. Thomas.

Dates: 1884-1901

"You Can Tell 'Em Every Time" by Ella White Kiger

Identifier: AC-524
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of typescript lyrics for a song called "You Can Tell 'Em Every Time" written by Ella White Kiger in 1942. The song speaks of West Virginia and several ways to identify a resident of that state. There are some handwritten names and notes on the back.

Dates: 1942

Young Democrats records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5167

The Young Democrats was an organization which promoted student activism in politics at ASU, and was most active in the mid to late 1980’s. This collection contains information concerning the Young Democrats' convention activities.

Dates: 1988-1992

Zeb Shook papers

Identifier: AC-165

The Zeb Shook Papers contain Shook's personal correspondence, memoirs, and research materials on Wild Bill Hickok and western North Carolina education, especially Boone Fork Institute and the Stanley McCormick School.

Dates: 1914-1994, undated

Zebulon B. Vance Letter to Colonel Samuel Tate

Identifier: AC-723
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Colonel Samuel Tate (in Morganton, NC) by Zebulon B. Vance (in Charlotte, NC), dated September 29, 1868. Vance asks Tate for a meeting to discuss "public and personal" matters. Vance speaks of the railroad officials having him under fire and asking to speak to Tate before he makes some important decisions.

Dates: 1868 September 29

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