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Conference on Appalachian Development papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-857
Abstract

This collection consists of papers, reports, booklets, maps, and articles on the Conference on Appalachian Development, held by the graduate students of Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University in March 1964, meeting along with social scientists and public officials to evaluate the Report to the President by the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Dates: circa 1957-1964, undated

Conical Roller Cattle Guards collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-301
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a pamphlet entitled "They Shall Not Pass," published by the Conical Roller Cattle Guards Corporation to advertise its cattle guard. The patented device served to keep cattle from standing on railroad tracks. It also includes two photographs of the cattle guard.

Dates: 1924

Connelly Springs (North Carolina) collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1080
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three items: an advertisement card highlighting the spring water in Connelly Spring (1886), the Connelly Springs Company Prospectus (1891), and a booklet highlighting the town, the water, and the local hotel (1890).

Dates: 1886-1891

Cook Family land deeds

 Collection
Identifier: AC-498
Abstract

The Cook Family Land Deeds contain three land deeds dating 1793, 1796, and 1844. The 1793 land deed concerns the land acquisition for the Three Forks Baptist Church in Alexander County; the 1796 land deed is for land in Wilkes County; and the 1844 land deed is for land in Ashe County.

Dates: 1793-1844

Cornett family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-698
Abstract

The Cornett Family Papers contains historical legal documents, deeds, and receipts from various members of the Cornett Family and others of Grayson County, Virginia and surrounding areas dating prior to, during, and after the Civil War.

Dates: 1798-1899, undated

Cough Remedy broadside

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1177
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadside produced by Robert H. Gerke of Marietta, Ohio. The broadside describes the creation of a formula to cure coughs. Gerke advertises his remedy and shares formulas for an herb tea remedy for colds and grip as well as for Musterine for colds and pains in the chest. The broadside is dated circa 1911.

Dates: circa 1911

Council Cooke papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-320
Abstract

Council Cooke Papers consists of Appalachian State Teachers College memorabilia. This collection contains a 1940 Appalachian State Teachers College diploma, 1930s era newspapers, and Appalachian State Teachers College tickets and play programs.

Dates: 1929-1940, undated

Council on Appalachian Women records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-185
Abstract

The Council on Appalachian Women records contain agendas, issues of Appalachian Women Magazine, minutes, newsletters, memoranda, organizational info (bylaws, guidelines, membership application), Report of Nomination Committee, meeting programs, meeting registration forms, news releases, and reports.

Dates: 1976-1981, undated

Country Ham (Musical group) photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-309
Abstract

Country Ham Photograph consists of two identical color 8" x 6" photographs of the bluegrass musical group, Country Ham. These photographs came with their album "Songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains", which was recorded January 29, 2005 in Major Recording Studio, Waynesboro, Virginia.

Dates: circa 2005

Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: AC-739
Abstract

The Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage Oral History Project is the result of a class project in one of Dr. Lynne Getz's history classes, Fall 1997, involving the history of the Cove Creek, North Carolina Garage in Watauga County.

Dates: Fall 1997

"Cowles and Hackett at Boone" broadside

 Collection
Identifier: AC-505
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of two copies of a broadside titled "Cowles and Hackett at Boone." The broadside is of Thomas Bingham's report of a debate between Republican R. N. Hackett and Democrat Charles Cowles. Bingham was Clerk of the Watauga County Superior Court. The debate took place in Boone, North Carolina at the courthouse on September 14, 1908.

Dates: 1908 September 14

Cranberry Hotel (North Carolina) photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1079
Scope and Contents

In this collection consists of one cardstock sepia photograph of the Cranberry Hotel in Cranberry, Mitchell County, North Carolina circa 1890. "Open all the Year" is handwritten on the bottom and signed "Compliments of Bertha Hahn" on the reverse. There are nine people seated and standing on the yard, two children on the fence, and several in the background on the porch of the hotel.

Dates: circa 1890

Cratis D. Williams and acquaintances' correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AC-605
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence between Cratis Williams and three of his close acquaintances, Walter Boone, Betsy Webster Schuchardt, and Maxine Hawks Thompson, dating between 1949 and 2003. The fourth folder contains Williams' eulogy he gave for David R. Hodgin, April 21, 1984.

Dates: 1949-2003

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School and Research & Sponsored Programs Records,

 Collection
Identifier: UA-5043
Abstract

The Cratis D. Williams Graduate School was established in 1948 providing a structure for the graduate courses that had been offered at Appalachian since 1942 under the auspices of the University of North Carolina. The Cratis D. Williams Graduate School and Research & Sponsored Programs Records can be divided into four main categories: records pertaining to the Graduate Council, administrative documents, Graduate Student Association Senate, and Research Proposals.

Dates: 1964-2013; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1997

Cratis D. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-102
Abstract

Materials in the Cratis D. Williams Papers cover the professional and private life of scholar and professor Cratis Williams, his studies in Appalachian literature, folklore and ballads, and the Appalachian Consoritum. The collection consists of materials related to Williams' work at Appalachian State University, academic and genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, audio recordings of folksongs and lectures, one VHS tape, two reels of microfilm, slides, and family memorabilia.

Dates: 1783-1986; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1983

Cratis Williams Memorial Service recordings

 Collection
Identifier: AC-873
Abstract

This collection contains recordings of the Memorial Service for Cratis Williams at Appalachian State University in 1985. Cratis Williams was a professor of English at Appalachian State University and is considered the father of Appalachian Studies.

Dates: 1985

Cratis Williams Symposium records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-195
Abstract

The Cratis Williams Symposium Records is a collection of materials from and related to an Appalachian symposium held on April 7-9, 1976 honoring Cratis D. Williams of Appalachian State University.

Dates: 1975-1984

Cressler Ore Banks mercantile ledger

 Collection
Identifier: AC-569
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a ledger kept by Cressler Ore Banks of customer names and charges at a mercantile store. It's dated 1880 April 3-October 29. A monthly running total of charges was kept, so it may have been the company who owned Cressler Ore Banks owed this mercantile for the company employees' charges. The balance was usually paid on the last day of the month.

Dates: 1880 April 3-October 29

Cresson, Pennsylvania brochure

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1081
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a booklet entitled "Allegheny Mountains," dated 1884. The text primarily focuses on the mineral springs in Cresson, Pennsylvania. The back cover lists the distances and rates to Cresson from several cities, including St. Louis and New Orleans. The inside features an engraving of a hotel and the railroad.

Dates: 1884

Crossnore School papers

 Collection — acsc_box: 1, folders: 12-13-14
Identifier: AC-135
Abstract

The Crossnore School Papers consist of materials about and generated by the Crossnore School, a school opened by Dr. Mary Martin Sloop to teach mountain women how to weave in order to earn their own money. This collection contains twenty-two items, including a VHS tape, "Mountain of Hope for Children in Need, Crossnore School."

Dates: 1926-1998, undated

CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC-296
Abstract

The CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Collection contains CSX-Chessie-Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad-Baltimore and Ohio Railroad memorabilia and original documents about the railroads. Many documents are related to Yardmaster W.J. Weisgerber's appeal to his 15 day suspension for damage to Volkswagen automobiles.

Dates: 1969-1987, undated

CSX Transportation calendars

 Collection
Identifier: AC-244
Abstract

CSX Transportation Calendars includes seven 22" x 34" calendars dating from 1987 to 1993. This collection provides insight into the merchandising practices of the CSX Transportation Railway.

Dates: 1987-1993

Cultural, Global, and Gender Studies records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5286
Dates: 1997-2010

Cumberland Gap engraving

 Collection
Identifier: AC-038
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one engraving of Cumberland Gap. The engraver was Samuel Valentine Hunt and is a reproduction of a painting by artist Harry Fenn. The engraving is dated circa 1872 and copyrighted by D. Appleton and Co. of New York.

Dates: circa 1872

Cumberland, Maryland photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: AC-017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one photograph album containing 35 photographs of people and places in Cumberland, Maryland, dated 1895-1897. Twenty-three of the photographs are captioned in ink on the mounts below the images. They generally identify the activity or town feature pictured, such as All Saints Day and St. Luke's Day. Subjects of the photographs include Emmanuel Church, a cemetery, buildings, streets, the countryside, the Potomac River, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and people,...
Dates: 1895-1897

Curtis Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC-1278
Abstract

The papers of Curtis "Curt" Williams (1890-1959), a farmer, fur and herb trader, unschooled veterinarian, and distiller of whiskey from Lawrence County, Kentucky. Williams operated a 150 acre farm between the Right and Left Forks of Caines Creek.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1961

Cyrus C. Babb Civil Engineer notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: AC-830
Abstract

This collection consists of the notebooks of Cyrus C. Babb, who was a civil engineer, born in Maine, who lived in North Carolina, after working on various hydroelectric projects throughout the United States, circa 1930s.

Dates: 1916-1937

D. E. Tillery letters

 Collection
Identifier: AC-013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters. Two are written by D. E. Tillery of Knoxville, Tennessee and one was written about him. The first letter is written by Tillery to the unnamed manager of the King College baseball team (possibly Dick Vance), dated February 7, 1910. He inquires about his chances for getting on the team for the upcoming season. He says that he and Billy Myers have signed with Ocala, Florida for the summer but they are free in the spring. He speaks more about getting...
Dates: 1910 February-March

D. H. Anderson Glove Factory advertising card

 Collection
Identifier: AC-003
Content Description

This collection consists of one 3" x 5" card advertising the D. H. Anderson Glove Factory. Founded in 1874, it was located on South Loudon Street in Winchester, Virginia and was the manufacturer for "buck oil tan, sheep, goat, fine kids gloves, etc.."

Dates: circa 1880s

D. R. Kitts photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AC-012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three photographs: one 4"x5" of couple sitting before a rock (dated August 3, 1913), one 2"x4" of a large family with picnic (possibly a reunion, undated), and one of a young child identified as Frank Kitts, Jr. (undated). Each photographed is stamped on the back as being made by K. R. Kitts of North Tazewell, Virginia.

Dates: 1913, undated

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