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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Materials related to the Carolinas Symposium on British Studies. Materials include meeting minutes, membership information, correspondence, financial data, annual minutes, and articles of incorporation.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Handwritten character sketch of an ideal musician. Document is signed "Clara Wentsch, Central High, '06."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Boone (N.C.) 46
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty. 37
- Universities and Colleges -- Departments 35
- Watauga County (N.C.) 35
- Universities and colleges -- Administration 30
- Photographic prints 26
- Appalachian State University--History--20th century. 22
- Students. 20
- Appalachian State University--Students 16
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 16
- Appalachian State University -- Alumni and alumnae 15
- Oral histories 15
- Ashe County (N.C.) 14
- Appalachian State University 13
- Planning 13
- Railroads. 12
- Appalachian State University--Students--Social life and customs. 11
- Meetings 11
- Committees 10
- Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern. 10 ∧ less
- English 1027
- German 2
- Italian 2
- Cherokee 1
- Czech 1
- Appalachian State University 23
- Appalachian State Teachers College (N.C.) 18
- Appalachian State University. Library 18
- Unknown 13
- Beaver, Patricia D. 10
- Thomas, John Edwin 10
- Appalachian Training School for Teachers (N.C.) 9
- Durham, Harvey 9
- Appalachian State University. Center for Appalachian Studies 7
- Borkowski, Francis T. 7
- Dougherty, Blanford Barnard 7
- Norfolk and Western Railway Company 7
- Wey, Herbert W. 7
- Appalachian State University. Office of the Chancellor 6
- Appalachian State University. Reich College of Education 6
- Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. 5
- Appalachian State University. Academic Policies and Procedures Committee 5
- Appalachian State University. Board of Trustees 5
- Appalachian State University. College of Fine and Applied Arts 5
- Appalachian State University. John A. Walker College of Business 5 ∧ less