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Appalachian State University -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Centennial Campaign records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA 5132
Abstract

The Centennial Campaign at Appalachian State University was a yearlong event in 1999, to celebrate the hundred year anniversary of the founding of the institution. The Centennial Campaign Records contain planning and administrative documents, publications, ephemera, and photo scans concerning the Centennial Campaign and celebration.

Dates: 1899-1999; Majority of material found in 1999 - 1999

Doris Stam collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 47
Abstract

The Doris Stam collection consists of artifacts, correspondence, oral histories, papers, and photographs the Bartlett, Brown, Dougherty, Perry, Shull, and Taylor families. The collection also contains material from the early days of Appalachian State University and history of Boone, North Carolina. Doris Stam gathered the material of this collection while writing her book "Mountain Educators: The Dougherty Family and the First Fifty Years of Appalachian."

Dates: Majority of material found in 1867-2007

Elizabeth Brown Scoggins Collection

 Collection
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

John A. Pritchett Photographic Collection

 Collection
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

Office of the President. Blanford Barnard Dougherty Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 02.01
Abstract

B.B. Dougherty was a founder of the Appalachian Training School in 1903. His papers primarily include materials relating to Dr. Dougherty's role as an administrator of Appalachian State Teachers College and predecessor institutions (1903-1955), and his many positions on state boards and committees concerned with the education in North Carolina (1911-1957).

Dates: 1903-1957

Office of the President. William H. Plemmons Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 02.02
Abstract

William Howard Plemmons was the second President of Appalachian State Teachers College serving from 1955 until 1969. Materials in this collection include correspondence and subject files, newsclippings, photographs, and other printed materials relating to the administration of Appalachian State Teachers College (A.S.T.C.) during Plemmons’ presidency and his continued active involvement as President Emeritus.

Dates: 1955-1984

University Archives Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-33
Abstract This collection contains oral history interviews conducted between 1956 and 2000. This oral history collections includes primarily former administrators, faculty, staff, retirees and students of Appalachian State University. Found in this collection are interviews of significant people like B.B. Dougherty, Satie Broyhill, Cratis Williams, Herbert Wey, Francis Borkowski, W.H. Plemmons, and Dr. Richard Howe. Many interviews conducted by the University Archivist, Ruth Currie. Included in this...
Dates: 1956-2000

University Deeds collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 37
Abstract

Appalachian State University received its current name on July 1, 1967, transforming over the years from a small teachers’ college to a multi-disciplinary university. The University Deeds collection contains the original deeds to properties belonging to the university as well as supporting documentation, copies and abstracts of the deeds, notes and correspondence, title analysis, maps and drawings of property, certifications, and contracts.

Dates: 1900-2000