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Appalachian Region

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection,

Identifier: AC-121
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection contains flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, travel guides, booklets, programs, and other ephemera from Appalachian towns or with Appalachian themes. There are real estate booklets with northwestern North Carolina houses for sale, as well as brochures of businesses, museums, and tourist attractions of Appalachia.
Dates: 1880-present

Blackburn Farms collection

Identifier: AC-861
Abstract The Blackburn Farms Collection is a collection of family mementos, quilts, photographs, correspondence, financial papers, books of art and history, family Bibles, phonograph recordings, and other materials. The Blackburn family lived in Ashe County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1856-2008, undated

David Isaacs "Yesterday's Harvest" digital scrapbook

Identifier: AC-745
Abstract The David Isaacs "Yesterday's Harvest" Digital Scrapbook collection is one CD and an archival CD copy of black and white and color scanned photographs compiled by David Isaacs with some explanatory text intermingled, photographs dating back to the 1960's.
Dates: undated

Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization portrait stories

Identifier: AC-737
Abstract The Elk Knob Community Heritage Organization (EKCHO) Portrait Stories collection contains color copies of twelve handwritten, autobiographical stories with hand-drawn portraits of Elk Knob Community (North Carolina) residents, and copies of them on CD.
Dates: 2009

Jack Jeffers Photography collection

Identifier: AC-850
Abstract The Jack Jeffers Photography Collection contains over 700 matted photographic prints, many framed, of the Appalachian region. The majority of photographs were taken in Virginia and West Virginia.
Dates: 1969-2011, undated

John Alexander Williams papers

Identifier: AC-829
Abstract The John Alexander Williams Papers consist of Williams' research and professional files which he developed as a Professor of History at Appalachian State University. Materials include photocopies of primary sources, manuscripts, publications, posters, photographs, CD-ROMs, floppy discs, and West Virginia related artifacts.
Dates: 1717-2009, undated

Muriel Miller Dressler Papers,

Identifier: AC-863
Abstract The Muriel Miller Dressler Papers is a small collection of Dressler's poetry, photographs and publication drafts. There are also several items and some information and photos of author Earl Hamner.
Dates: 1965-2003, undated

Rufus E. Cox's diary of travels and employment

Identifier: AC-771
Abstract The Rufus E. Cox Diary of Travels and Employment collection is a tiny 2-1/2"x 4" red pocket diary that documents Mr. Cox's travels over much of the eastern United States, and gives his accounts of his myriad of jobs.
Dates: 1896-1904

The Plow (Periodical) collection

Identifier: AC-877
Abstract The Plow was an independent newspaper published in Abingdon, Virginia from 1975-1979. This collection contains a wide array of photographs linked to Plow articles on issues confronting the Appalachian region.
Dates: 1961-1979

William C. Plumley papers

Identifier: AC-456
Abstract The William "Billy" C. Plumley Papers contains color and black and white photographs and slides of celebrities, several autographed guest books, audiovisual recordings of lectures and presentations, and the personal copy of Davis Grubb's "The Night of the Hunter," given to Plumley by Grubb.
Dates: 1954-1990, undated