Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: UA 5119
Abstract Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908, and the Omicron Kappa Chapter was established at ASU in 1988. These records include materials relating to the group in general and specifically their celebration of their 20th anniversary in 2008.
Abstract This collection stems from a class assignment for the American Military History class (original designation was HIS 3533 - American Military History) developed by Dr. Judkin Browning of the History Department at Appalachian State University. The Amerian Military History Course Records consist of pre-battle and post-battle correspondence of the battle participants, journal entries, medicial reports, roll calls, neutral observers' accounts, photographs, and the final paper "battle histories"...
Abstract The Andrew Jackson Greene Collection consists of 163 diaries written by Greene and describing Watauga County's education system, cultural and religious life, and agriculture from 1906 to 1942.
Abstract The Appalachian Consortium, in operation from 1970-2004, was a nonprofit, educational organization formed by a partnership of academic institutions dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing the future of the Southern Appalachian region. This collection contains files detailing the initial organization and continuing leadership of the Consortium, its finances and correspondence, as well as its major projects, grants, publications, and conferences.
Dates: 1970-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1990
Abstract Materials in the Appalachian Cultural Museum Records cover the history of the museum from 1989 until its close in 2006. The collection contains materials concerned with the museum administration, correspondendence, exhibits, events, and publicity.
Dates: 1855-2012, undated; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2002
Identifier: UA 5128
Abstract The Appalachian Parents Association was founded in 1988 in order to involve parents of Appalachian students in activities and programs vital to the success of the university. These records contain the organizational files of the Appalachian Parents Association from 1989-1998.
Dates: 1989-1998; Majority of material found within 1996 - 1998
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 prospective...
Abstract This collection contains some correspondence from Betty McFarland, black & white photographs, original and copies from books/newspapers with some historic information, and several historic clippings on Boone, North Carolina and area landmarks, buildings, and people.
Dates: 1958-1975, undated
Abstract This collection includes a tourist's souvenir folder of Blowing Rock and Boone, North Carolina showing scenes of the mountains and area tourist attractions.
Identifier: UA 5133
Abstract 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.
Identifier: UA 01
Abstract The Appalachian State University Board of Trustees advises the Board of Governors and the Chancellor primarily on the management and development of the University. The Board of Trustees records consist of the minutes for board meetings and retreats, as well as correspondence between the ASU Chancellor and the ASU Board of Trustees, a self-study, and membership files on former board members.
Dates: 1949 - 2015
Abstract This collection contains the handwritten weekly statistics of Sunday meetings at the Boone Chapel Church in Boone, North Carolina during the years of 1937 and 1938 entered into a Day Book, along with Nameplates of several members.
Dates: 1937-1938, undated
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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 ASTC.
Identifier: UA 5123
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1991-1994; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1994
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
Abstract The Department of Communication is housed within the College of Fine and Applied Arts and was established in 1977 as the Department of Communication Arts. The Department of Communication Records contain administrative and correspondence files dating 1967-2003.
Abstract The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (formerly the Department of Home Economics) is currently in the Reich College of Education. This record group contain records dating 1962-2007, including administrative and academic records under the name of the Department of Home Economics.
Dates: 1962-2009; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1981
Abstract The Department of Leadership and Educational Studies was created was created in 1995 in the Reich College of Education, essentially combining the departments of Leadership and Higher Education with Library Science and Education Foundations, and currently houses four programs – Instructional Technology, Higher Education, Library Science, and School Administration – and offers 12 different graduate degrees in various concentrations. These records contain mostly Library Science program records,...
Abstract The Department of Nursing, housed within the College of Health Sciences, provides nursing education to students enrolled in the Prelicensure BSN and the RN-BSN programs. The Department of Nursing Records contain the self-study report on Appalachian State University's Department of Nursing for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Identifier: UA 45
Abstract The Elizabeth Brown Scoggins collection contains papers, photographs, documents, and artifacts spanning the history of Appalachian State and Watauga County from the 19th Century to the early 21st. Much of the collection is devoted to the Dougherty, Brown, and Bartlett families with an emphasis on concerning B.B. and D.D. Dougherty, founders of what would become Appalachian State University.
Dates: 1866-2003; Majority of material found within 1903 - 2000
Abstract The Herman Wilcox Collection contains photocopies of newspapers clippings about Herman Wilcox, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, the Boone bus depot, and the 1940 flood.
Abstract The Horton Family Papers are a collection of documents accumulated by the Horton family of Watauga County, North Carolina. Jonathan Horton and James Crittenden Horton generated most documents.
Dates: 1790-1932, undated
Identifier: UA 5125
Abstract Human Resource Services facilitates greater effectiveness through the merit-based recruitment and selection of top employees, and helps in the administration of policies and procedures that support faculty and staff. Wit records dating 1973-2001, the collection of Human Resource Services contain memos, reports, handbooks, financial information and minutes, dating 1973-2001.
Dates: 1973-2001, Undated; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1993
Abstract J. Walter Jones, M.D. Records contains the medical ledger books of Dr. Walter Jones of Boone, North Carolina, dating from 1903 to 1924. Each of the four ledgers contain an alphabetical index. Entries are organized by name in order of first visitation and contain date of service, charges, payment date and payment method. Entries also list type of service; i.e., visit, office, medicine, gynecological, surgical.
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.
Identifier: UA 5174
Abstract John A. Pritchett Jr. came to ASU in 1955. as the audio-visual director. He retired after 37 years of service and in 1991 he was made Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Instruction. The John A. Pritchett Photograph Collection contains negatives taken between 1952-1960. Subjects include sports, dances, ASTC campus and students, student activities, and faculty. The photographer is unknown.
Dates: 1952-1960; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1958
Abstract This collection includes two copies of the same photograph of the home of John and Nan Mast, located in the Cove Creek community of Watauga County, North Carolina, his new 1914 Ford car, and several other folks named on the backs of the photos.
Dates: circa 1914
Abstract This collection is a docket book and loose records, summons, and receipts of court cases brought before Justice of the Peace John W. Hodges in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1925 and 1926.