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Appalachian State University--History--20th century.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Faggart Bussiere photographs

Identifier: UA 29.006
Scope and Contents

The collection includes three black and white photographs. One photograph is of the 1941-1942 Girls' Basketball Team and includes both Agnes and coach Thursa Sneed. The other two photographs are candids of students on-campus after a snow.

Dates: circa 1940-1942

Alfred L. "Flucie" Stewart Papers

Identifier: UA 30.021
Content Description

This collection includes correspondence written to Stewart in the months preceeding his death, correspondence sent to his family after his passing, certificates, naval papers, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about his careers, and photographs.

Dates: 1934 - 1956

Appalachian High School newsletters

Identifier: UA 60
Scope and Contents

The collection includes two issues of the Appalachian High School newsletter, "Appalachian High Life." Appalachian High School was one of the two demonstration schools housed at Appalachian State Teachers College (Appalachian State University). Contents include the "Salute to the Seniors" issue (May 25, 1951) and pages 3-7 of a Christmas issue, likely from 1950.

Dates: 1950-1951

Appalachian Literary Society record books

Identifier: UA 25.006
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two records books of the Society, dated 1905-1909, 1912. Included in the books are the Society's constitution, meeting minutes, membership rosters, and drafts of programs hosted by the Society.

Dates: 1905-1909, 1912

Appalachian Training School Collection

Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Training School Collection contains land deeds, student class constitution and minutes, library borrowing records, promotional brochure, and manuscript for a student magazine. The deeds are for land in and around Boone and Watauga County, NC, owned by Watauga Academy, Appalachian Training School, and members of the school's Board of Trustees. The promotional brochure highlights the programs and facilities at the school and was sent by President B. B. Dougherty to a...
Dates: 1900-1920

ASU Women's Clubs Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 61
Scope and Contents

The ASU Women’s Club records include scrapbooks, membership records, financial records, charity event information, limited correspondence, fashion show programs, meeting minutes and photographs. Record material from the Faculty Dames, the Newcomers Club, and the ASU Woman's Club are represented in this collection.

Dates: 1922-1999

Carolyne Hamlin Badgett Letters

Identifier: UA 29.023

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

Department of Communication records

Identifier: UA 10.01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two accessions that primarily contain administrative records and annual reports. This collection includes salary summations, meeting minutes, self-studies, curricula, budget information, and correspondence. Topics include the Department of Speech, the China Project, and administrative operations.

Dates: 1967-2003

Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas papers

Identifier: UA 29.003
Content Description The collection relates to Dorothy Florence Comer Thomas' time as a student at Appalachian State Teachers College. Included are her grade reports, registration cards, student activities tickets and receipts, and student handbooks. Her yearbooks are included because of the handwritten notes and signatures contained within. Additionally, the collection includes history of the Bailey family (written by Thomas) and a photograph album of black and white images of Boone, the Appalachian campus,...
Dates: 1938-1979

Emma Horton Moore Scrapbook

Identifier: UA 30.024

The scrapbook was compiled by Emma Horton Moore, librarian at the Appalachian State Teachers College. The scrapbook holds newsclippings the school, its students, and its faculty, especially B. B. and D. D. Dougherty. It ranges in date from circa 1907-1957.

Dates: circa 1907-1957

Eula Todd Diary

Identifier: UA 30.025
Content Description

This diary was kept by Eula Todd, circa 1931. Todd taught seventh grade at Appalachian's Demonstration School from circa 1924 through the 1930s. The diary entries concern her health, local weather, her participation in the Delphian Club, colleagues, her teaching preparation and duties, her students, local athletics, and her friends.

Dates: circa 1931

Faculty Meetings Minute Book

Identifier: UA 63
Scope and Contents This volume was used by faculty member J. M. Downum to record the minutes of faculty meetings between 1927-1935, when the university was known as both the Appalachian State Normal School and Appalachian State Teachers College. In addition to minutes, the volume contains lists of faculty members for various periods of time. A facsimile copy is available for researchers as the original volume does have pages that are loose from the binding. The collection also includes loose material not...
Dates: 1927-1935

James Franklin Haynes Memories of Appalachian State

Identifier: UA 29.007
Scope and Content

Excerpts of letters written by James Franklin Haynes to his daughter Mary Haynes Dalton detailing his memories of Appalachian State Normal School in 1912, 1923, and 1926. Mary Haynes Dalton compiled the excerpts into this document, copyrighted 1992.

Dates: 1992

Malissa C. Richardson Papers

Identifier: UA 5291
Scope and Contents

The collection includes school papers, tests, mid-terms, and finals of Malissa C. Richardson, while a business student at Appalachian State Teachers College, circa 1944-1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

Mary D. Davis photographs

Identifier: UA 29.010
Scope and Contents This collection includes eleven photographs of images related to Appalachian State Teachers College (Appalachian State University) and Boone, N.C. The images date from 1941-1942. Subjects includes Appalachian students and the campus and a snow storm in Boone. Downtown store front entrances featured are Dixie Stores and Watauga Hotel and Cafe. Downtown store fronts photographed include Farmers Hardware and the bank located next door. There is also a photograph of the Daniel Boone Hotel...
Dates: 1941-1942

Mary D. Gooch photographs

Identifier: UA 29.008
Scope and Contents Sepia tone photographs of Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian Training School, and Appalachian State Normal School campuses and buildings. Subjects include: the corner of D. D. Dougherty Memorial Library, women's dorms (including White Residence Hall) and gym, the first Lovill Home, faculty houses, Boone Elementary School, Dr. Wright's house on Locust Street (on fire), faculty apartments, men's dorm, old Newland Hall, the first elementary school built in Boone, the first and second...
Dates: circa 1919-1941

Music and Art Club record book

Identifier: UA 25.005
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one record book containing meeting minutes for the Music and Arts Club, dating 1946-1947.

Dates: 1946-1947

Pencil Drawing of Yosef

Identifier: UA 57
Scope and Contents

Original pencil drawing of Yosef, the mascot of Appalachian State University. The drawing was done by John Raymond Brendell, Jr. of Boone. Included in the folder is a document titled "Putting a Face on Yosef," written and researched by H. G. Jones.

Dates: 1946

R. Bruce White Photograph

Identifier: UA 58
Scope and Content

This collection is a copy print of a black and white photograph of R. Bruce White. He is pictured sitting at his desk. White assisted in passing the "Newland Bill" which created Appalachian Training School in 1903.The date attributed to this photograph is the date the copy print is believed to have been made.

Dates: 1995

Ruth Barringer collection

Identifier: UA 29.021
Content Description

The collection includes Ruth Barringer's Appalachian State Teachers College diploma and grade sheets (1932-1933) and her NC Dept. of Public Instruction Grammar Grade Teacher's Certificate (1933).

Dates: 1932-1933

University Annual Reports collection

Identifier: UA 56
Scope and Contents This collection contains annual reports created by academic and administrative departments within Appalachian State University between 1961-2010. This collection does not contain annual reports from every department. The reports include information about major accomplishments and areas of improvement, as well as logistics and financial matters for each department. Collection consists of annual reports as well as material referencing the creation of annual reports, such as memorandum,...
Dates: 1961-2010

University Charter and History collection

Identifier: UA 38
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of documents pertaining to the establishment of a training school for teachers in western North Carolina, which eventually became Appalachian State University. It also includes the charter for Appalachian State University, as well as histories of specific campus departments and offices and organizational charts.

Dates: 1903-1999