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John B. Battle Papers, Add. #1

Identifier: MSS 00-01

Content Description

The collection consists of a variety of historical, although unrelated, items.


  • 1858 - 1963


Condition Description

Fair to brittle/fragile

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3 Linear Feet


Deed from Swain County, North Carolina: August 19, 1886. Letter -- Jno. Mingus to Woodford Zachary, Ocona Lufty, N.C.: March 5, 1858. Letter to W. Zachary, with envelope postmarked Whiteside Cove, N.C.: November 15, 188(1 or 7). Confederate States of America bond for $1,000: [issued under act of 1862].

Asheville Citizen: November 23, 1963 (assassination of John Kennedy). Asheville Times: November 10, 1918 (World War I). Cherokee Advocate New York Herald: April 15, 1865 (assassination of Abraham Lincoln) Ulster County Gazette: January 4, 1800. Weather Bureau: December 13, 1913.

Nine (9) photographs of railroad engines: n.d. Picture of the East Tennessee & WNC Train: n.d. Drawing of "Sequoyah" by Ramona Bradley Painting of "The Court of Venus" (filed as oversize) Panoramic picture of "Horseshoe Bend" (filed as oversize)

Twelve books: The Complete Works of Flavium-Josephus Holmes Fourth Reader Elementary Treatise on Book-Keeping Holmes Fifth Reader Complete Poetical Works of J.G. Whittier A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary Rhetorical Grammar The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church Songs for the Little Ones at Home Second Class Book McGuffey's Fourth Reader Life of Wild Bill

Condition Description

Fair to brittle/fragile

Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States