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Calloway family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1216
Abstract

This collection contains the personal papers of Clifton P. (C.P.) and Martha G. Calloway. It includes materials related to genealogy and history of the Calloway Family, Watauga County history, the retirement of Martha Calloway, and class reunions of the Appalachian High School classes of 1947 and 1948.

Dates: 1861 - 2000

Camden Sommers Letter to Robert M. Ramsburg

 Collection
Identifier: AC-552
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter sent by Camden Sommers to Robert M. Ramsburg, dated November 18, 1897. The letter speaks of some land and oil and coal rights deals to several pieces of real estate. Sommers also tells about a case that "will probably come up in January and our attorney must have the evidence at once." The letter was typed on The County Mail and Advertiser letterhead.

Dates: 1897 November 18

Camp Catawba and Vera Lachmann papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-214
Abstract Materials in the Camp Catawba and Vera Lachmann Papers cover the operation of a summer camp for boys from 1944 to 1970. Also featured are materials related to the camp's founder Vera Lachmann, a poet and educator of German-Jewish background who sought refuge in the United States at the beginning of World War II. The collection contains information on Camp Catawba's history, correspondence with campers and counselors, poetry composed by Lachmann, Lachmann's personal correspondence, and...
Dates: 1943-2014, undated

Camp Henry photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1280
Scope and Contents This collection comprises approximately 3500 photographs of Camp Henry (Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina) and a variety of papers related to camp operations. The majority of the photographs depict campers participating in group activities, including theatrical performances, outdoor recreation, and gatherings. Document types include; camp guidelines, copies of words to various songs, committee minutes, news articles, budget information, and records of campers and staff. Also...
Dates: 1957-2010

Camp Strawderman (Virginia) collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1072
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an informational brochure on Camp Strawderman, a camp for girls in Columbia Furnace, Virginia for the 1943 season, and a letter written by Miss Frances Summers to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Summers in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, dated July 14, 1939. The brochure describes all the activities offered to girls 6 to 18 at the summer camp and offers information on the camp counsellors, meals, chores or tasks given for girls to do, and all the...
Dates: 1939, 1943

Camp Yonahlossee collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-687
Abstract

Camp Yonahlossee was a summer camp for young women founded in 1922. The camp operated until the late 1980s. This collection features materials related to camp life, administration, and history. There are extensive photographs and scrapbooks which illustrate the experience of Camp Yonahlossee from its earliest years in the 1920s until its close in the 1980s.

Dates: 1925-2002, undated

Camp Yonahnoka collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two items related to Camp Yonahnoka in Linville, North Carolina. The first is a "Happy New Year" card featuring an image of the camp with individuals on horses. It is dated 1929. The second item is a camp catalog, dated 1935. It provides detailed information about the camp, including the types of activities, sports, and dates of the camp season. The directors were Mr. and Mrs. Charles V. Tompkins of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia. The catalog also...
Dates: 1929, 1935

Cannon Music Camp records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 08.01
Abstract The Cannon Music Camp records include marketing materials (advertisements and brochures), concert programs, correspondence, handbooks for campers (referred to as students until 2004) and parents, and schedules for the camp's summer programs from 1992 to 2005 and 2010-2011. Photographs and slides are available from 1981-1983, 1997-2001, 2002-2003, and 2005. The record group also contains audio recordings of concerts from 1973-1974, 1976-1979, 1984-1988, 1992-1996, 1998-1999, and 2001-2002,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1973-2011

Carl Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-193
Abstract The Carl Ross Papers is a collection of Carl Ross' academic research and students papers, predominantly from his classes on Appalachian Culture and History. The collection includes extensive materials on the history and architecture of the Brinegar Cabin located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are also a number of materials related to Dr. Ross' passion for the Civil War and living history programs. A bulk of the collection is centered around Ross' interest in Appalachian Studies and his...
Dates: 1866-1989, undated

Carlton and Charles Haney papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-815
Abstact The Carlton and Charles Haney Papers contain materials related to the personal and professional life of Bluegrass and Country music promoter Carlton Haney. Included within the collection are personal papers, financial records, materials on the production and publicity of music festivals, contracts with performers, and publicity photographs of various Bluegrass and Country music entertainers. The papers contain financial, editorial, and subscription information about music publications...
Dates: 1947-2011, undated

Carol Oliff photographs and slides

 Collection
Identifier: AC-509
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 16 black and white photographs by Carol Oliff of people and places around Meat Camp, Watauga County, North Carolina, taken while she was attending Appalachian State University in 1977. The man with the team of horses is not identified, but the photo was taken in the Meat Camp area also. Most photos have a description and date on backs. There are also eleven color slides of scenery in Watauga County.

Dates: 1977

Carolinas Communication Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8002
Abstract

The Carolinas Communication Association is an organization for communications professionals in North and South Carolina. The records include the journal publications, meeting minutes, financial records, membership information, constitutional revisions, annual convention information, and member correspondence of the organization.

Dates: 1950-2011, undated; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1987

Carolinas Symposium on British Studies Records

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8015
Scope and Contents

Materials related to the Carolinas Symposium on British Studies. Materials include meeting minutes, membership information, correspondence, financial data, annual minutes, and articles of incorporation.

Dates: 1974-1997

Carolyne Hamlin Badgett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: UA 29.023
Abstract

Carolyne Jane Hamlin Badgett graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College with a B.S. degree in 1961. She taught in Winston-Salem, North Carolina until 1965. After taking time off, she took a teaching job at Dobson Elementry School in Surry County, North Carolina, where she remained until her retirement in 1996. This collection consists of photocopies letters written to Carolyne Hamlin Badgett during her freshman year of college at Appalachian State Teachers College.

Dates: 1957-1958

Cassie M. Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-325
Scope and Contents Robinson wrote "Tabernacle Baptist Church: 'The Friendly Little Church by the Road' " for Appalachian Religion course taught by Conrad Ostwalt. It is an enthnographic study with detailed descriptions of the physcial structure and worship styles. It also includes an interview with Pastor Gary Watson. Journal reactions were removed prior to donation. "Community Studies in the Toe River Valley" was written for Patricia Beaver's anthropology course. This is an analysis of various studies about...
Dates: 2002

Catherine J. Smith Gallery collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5123
Abstract

The Catherine J. Smith Gallery is located in Farthing Auditorium, on the campus of Appalachian State University. It hosts both original and traveling art exhibitions. This collection consists mainly of correspondence regarding the organization of exhibitions.

Dates: 1991-1994; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1994

Catherine Marlowe Shawl photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AC-882
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of a shawl reportedly worn by Catherine Marlowe at a ball given for George Washington's officers at Yorktown. The shawl descended through the Wiles family who were the grandchildren of Catherine Marlowe.

Dates: undated

"Caty Sage"

 Collection
Identifier: AC-425
Scope and Contents

"The Story of Caty Sage" is a compilation of a series of Munsey Poole's 1964 newspaper articles for the Galax Gazette about Caty Sage. It gives various versions of the Caty Sage story and quotes Sage family letters. The cover page spells her name "Caty," while the story's text spells it "Katy." Most sources spell it "Caty," short for Catherine. Caty's Wyandot name was Yourowquains.

Dates: 1964

Cecelia (CeCe) Conway papers and Ora Watson performances

 Collection
Identifier: AC-728
Abstract

This collection houses various drafts with edit notes from Cecelia Conway's "Colonializing Appalachian (or Slashing the Homemade Quilt) in Denise Giardina's 'Storming Heaven'", written in the mid to late 1990's, and videos of Ora Watson's performances of Appalachian mountain music in 1992.

Dates: 1992-1999, undated

Celo Community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-346
Scope and Contents

This collection consist of items about the Celo Community, located in the Black Mountains of Yancey County, North Carolina. The documents detail the origins of the community from its residents' perspectives during the 1950s and the 1960s. Items include "Notes from Memory by Arthur E. Morgan and Griscom Morgan on the Beginnings of Celo Community in North Carolina," "About Celo Community," "Celo Community Today" newsletter, and a broadside advertising the community.

Dates: 1950-1966

Centennial Campaign records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5132
Abstract

The Centennial Campaign at Appalachian State University was a yearlong event in 1999, to celebrate the hundred year anniversary of the founding of the institution. The Centennial Campaign Records contain planning and administrative documents, publications, ephemera, and photo scans concerning the Centennial Campaign and celebration.

Dates: 1899-1999; Majority of material found in 1999 - 1999

"Centennial of Final Spike in B&O at Rosbys Rock" leaflet

 Collection
Identifier: AC-304
Scope and Contents

Leaflet conveying information about the 1952 Centennial celebration of the joining of the two parts, the eastern and the western, of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Track.

Dates: 1952 December

Center for Appalachian Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-688
Abstract

The records of the Center for Appalachian Studies, located at Appalachian State University, gives some history of the Center, its functions, its projects, and key people in its operations. The Center's records gives evidence of the activities that seek to encourage to study and invest in the region and its social, economic, and cultural development.

Dates: 1942-2004, undated

Chang and Eng Bunker's autographs

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1140
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one page containing the autographs of Chang and Eng Bunker, written for autograph collector Israel K. Tefft of Savannah, Georgia on January 2, 1835.

Dates: 1835 January 2

Character Sketch by Clara Wentsch

 Collection
Identifier: RB-8021
Content Description

Handwritten character sketch of an ideal musician. Document is signed "Clara Wentsch, Central High, '06."

Dates: 1906

Charles A. Ray Political Campaign card

 Collection
Identifier: AC-655
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one political campaign card for Dr. Charles A. Ray of Winifrede (Kanawha County), West Virginia who was the Democratic nominee for the House of Delegates. A photograph of Ray is on the front of the card, and his official statement is typescripted on the back.

Dates: circa 1890-1900

Charles and Emily Lively photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-263
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one photograph of two individuals dressed in vestment garments. They are identified on the back as Charles and Emily Lively of Weston, West Virginia. Emily is also wearing a mortar board. The date is circa 1900.

Dates: circa 1900

Charles Beaver Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-881
Abstract

Charles Beaver (1913-1999) was an Asheville native, WWII veteran, employee of the American Enka Corporation, and participant in a large number of WWII reunions and commorative events. This collection includes materials relating to his life and work including photographs, documents of his army service, and correspondence.

Dates: 1874-2002, undated

Charles Town, West Virginia in a Nutshell

 Collection
Identifier: AC-806
Abstract

This unusual collection includes the abbreviated, pictorial history of Charles Town, West Virginia in an actual walnut shell, produced by Trio Novelty Company in 1900.

Dates: 1900

Charles Town, West Virginia photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AC-416
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of adults, children, and families believed to live in Charles Town, West Virginia, circa 1860s. All but one are carte de visites. The other is a tintype. The individuals are identified.

Dates: circa 1860s

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