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Blue Valley Gem Company 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

Identifier: AC-653
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1894

Bluefield Law Library Association records

Identifier: AC-933
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, directories, and invoices belonging to the Bluefield Law Library Association. Comprising most of the collection are itemized invoices that list the books and journals that were part of the library collection.

Dates: 1933-1961

Bluefield, West Virginia 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

Blueprints and architectural drawings

Identifier: UA 5133

The provenance of these records is varied, but all of these records pertain to the buildings and campus of Appalachian. Design, maintenance and construction on the campus of Appalachian State University is generally carried out by the Physical Plant. The blueprints and drawings in this collection date 1928-2010.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1928-2010

Bob Henry Baber poems

Identifier: AC-439

The collection consists of two poems, "A Bed Tyme Rhyme" and "Ice Sicle Soup," by Bob Henry Baber. The poems are printed on card stock with illustrations by Boyd Carr.

Dates: 1988-2001

Bobby Joe Baker collection

Identifier: UA 29.031
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five items. One item is a typescript letter written to Baker on August 6, 1965 by F. P. Bodenheimer. Bodenheimer served on the Board of Trustees and as an officer of the Alumni Association at Appalachian and wrote to Baker about the upcoming Alumni College event. One item is a handwritten letter to Baker by John Corey of the Alumni Association, dated 1965, about the upcoming alumni event, possibly the same referred to in Bodenheimer's letter. There are also three...
Dates: 1965-1967

Bobby McMillon collection

Identifier: AC-367

The Bobby McMillon Collection consists of duplicates of Bobby McMillon's recordings of ballad performances found in the Bobby McMillon Collection (#20007), Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dates: 1968-1973, undated

Bolling & Owens Company receipts

Identifier: AC-702
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two Bolling & Owens Company receipts, both made out to Mrs. E. A. Thomas. They are dated November 3 and November 18, 1896. They detail sales and payments on the account.

Dates: 1896 November 3, November 18

Bond for Payment from George Little to Thomas Hughes

Identifier: AC-1107
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a bond for payment between George Little and Thomas Hughes of Jefferson County, West Virginia. Little owed Hughes $137.00. Several of Little's belongings are listed as being held against the debt, including feather beds and tables.

Dates: 1834 May 9

Bonnie Johnson Weaver papers

Identifier: AC-752

The Bonnie Johnson Weaver Poetry and Papers contains a variety of Ms. Weaver's poetic and prose writing samples, articles she wrote for the Harlan (KY) Daily Enterprise and a booklet of original poetry from the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1980s-2002

Bonnie Lou and Buster songbook

Identifier: AC-093
Scope and Contents

A songbook by Country music stars Bonnie Lou and Buster, featuring the songs "Two Little Shoes," "Little Paper Boy," and "Oh, Meet Me Jesus." The front cover includes an image of Bonnie Lou. The inside front cover includes an image of both Bonnie Lou and Buster. The back cover includes an image of Bonnie Lou's family.

Dates: circa 1950s

Boone Chapel Church Sunday School collection

Identifier: AC-759
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a daybook and nametags associated with the Boone Chapel Church Sunday School. The daybook is dated 1937-1938 and provides a record of sunday school meetings. The entries include information such as the date, the hymn numbers sung, the attendance in various Sunday School classes and who the teachers were, and the offering for the day. Also noted are the number of visitors and names of the the superintendent and secretary. Some pages list individual names and the...
Dates: 1937-1938

Boone Christ's Church United records

Identifier: AC-880

This is a collection of records from the Boone Christ's Church United. When it was founded in 1992 as the Metropolitian Community Church of the High Country it was the only church in the area to accept and advocate for members of the LGBT community. Its pastor Cindy Long (1960-) was at the time the only openly lesbian minister of a Christian church in Watauga County.

Dates: 1992-2005

"Boone Community Book"

Identifier: AC-337

The Boone Community Book is a hand-crafted book with mostly original comments and artwork relating to the idea of "community" and the authors' interpretations. Included also are community-related newspaper clippings of events and agencies.

Dates: 2005

Boone, North Carolina Windmill memorabilia

Identifier: AC-934
Scope and Contents

1 toy windmill & a bumper sticker

Dates: circa 1980

Botanical Specimens collection book

Identifier: AC-018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a book containing botanical specimens collected by Mrs. George Harvey (or Harney) in Western Virginia in the summer of 1846. The inscription inside states the book was presented by her husband on December 9, 1858. The book is 80 pages with specimens on the rectos only. The specimens are labeled (some specimens are missing, some are loose), and there are usually two or more specimens to a page. Several pages have poetry written on them. Included among the specimen...
Dates: 1846

Bowater Woodlands of the South: Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina

Identifier: AC-1049

This collection contains a pamphlet titled “Take a Hike” which includes a message from Bowater on the purpose of the trails, as well as maps of the Bowater trails. There is another pamphlet labeled "Special Maps and Information" which includes additional maps of the area.

Dates: undated

Boyden Carpenter photograph

Identifier: AC-333

Boyden Carpenter Photograph is a photograph of Boyden Carpenter with his guitar and a "The 'Hill Billy' from Alleghany County" guitar case. This photograph was found in the book, Boyden Carpenter: The Old Gospel Singer.

Dates: circa 1930

Boyd's Creek Store daybook

Identifier: AC-951

The collection consists of a store day book entitled Boyd's Creek at the top of each page. The day book is noted as being from the vicinity of Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee. The amounts and totals of foodstuffs and household items are listed alongside the names of the individuals who purchased them.

Dates: March 1873-February 1874

Brading-Rhea Lumber Company ledger

Identifier: AC-813

This collection is an accounts/receipts record of the Brading-Rhea Lumber Company of Johnson City, Tennessee, C.M. Miller, receiver on most pages, entries dating 1940-1946.

Dates: 1940-1946

Brazillar and Sallie Davis family Bible

Identifier: AC-136

The Brazillar and Sallie Davis Family Bible is the family Bible of Brazillar and Sallie Proffitt Davis of Watauga County, North Carolina. The Davises married in 1887. The bible contains records of their family members' births, deaths, and marriages dating from 1868 to 1961.

Dates: 1995, undated

Brenda Councill Mural in Belk Library and Information Commons DVD

Identifier: AC-871

Brenda Councill Mural in Belk Library and Information Commons DVD consists of a single DVD produced by Dr. Jeff Fletcher and Greg Williams that features Brenda Councill creating the murals in the atrium of the library, circa 2007.

Dates: 2007

Brigadier General William Craighill family photograph album

Identifier: AC-1282
Scope and Contents This photograph album was created by the Craighill family circa 1890. It consists of 44 photographs, some labeled with handwritten notes identifying various elements in the photographs, such as family members, pets, and family homes. The homes are not labeled geographically but rather with the family member's name and the type of residence, including a farm. Photographs show the family posed around their homes, socializing and playing with pets. Several Craighill family members are...
Dates: circa 1890

Bruce Crawford letter

Identifier: AC-530

A letter from Bruce Crawford to Earl [last name unknown], October 5, 1972. Also included is a "List of Magazines and Books Containing Articles by Bruce Crawford."

Dates: 1972 October 5

Bryce and Izoria Sheppard Gordon collection

Identifier: UA 29.014
Scope and Contents This collection includes items collected by Bryce Gordon and Izoria Sheppard Gordon during their time as students of Appalachian State Teachers College (ASTC) between 1945-1949. Included in the collection are receipts issued by ASTC, Appalachian Athletic Association tickets, ephemera, event programs, and photographs. The ephemera includes football game lineups, a library notice, invitations, a program for the 1948 Junior-Senior circus, and a program for the 1949 Junior-Senior banquet. The...
Dates: 1945-1949

Buckeye Cart Company catalogue from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition

Identifier: AC-1085

This collection is a booklet catalog of two-sided cards featuring on one side, buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois 1893, and on the other side, pictures of carts offered by Buckeye Cart Company of Charleston, West Virginia.

Dates: 1893

Buffalo Mineral Water brochure

Identifier: AC-1061
Scope and Contents

This collection consists on one brochure titled "A Brief Resume of Information Relative to Buffalo Mineral Water," produced by the Virginia Buffalo Springs Corporation in Buffalo Springs, Virginia. It contains the history of the springs, the water's mineral analysis, and suggested medicinal uses for physicians.

Dates: 1930

Bumgarner family papers

Identifier: AC-256
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Bumgarner family. Primary contributors include Tom Bumgarner (1926-2021), Marie Bumgarner (1931-2013), Charles Simpson Bumgarner (1887-1977), and Annie Bumgarner (1891-1984). The papers include correspondence, genealogy papers, photographs, land, estate, and cemetery records. There are also two photograph albums, three scrapbooks, and Tom Bumgarner's travel diary to U.S. Navy duty stations. Correspondence between Annie Patton and...
Dates: 1892-2021

Burke County Schools (Morganton, North Carolina) yearbooks

Identifier: AC-706

The Burke County Schools (Morganton, North Carolina) Yearbooks collection consists of three yearbooks, actually teacher handbooks, from the Burke County school systems for the Fiscal Years of 1958-1959, 1959-1960, and 1960-1961, along with some miscellaneous loose papers.

Dates: 1958-1961

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