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Hubert and Leona Hayes Papers, Add. #2

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Identifier: MSS 00-02
Content Description This addition to the Hubert Hayes and Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree collections contains certificates of appreciation given to Hubert and/or Leona Hayes; certificates of merit and diplomas; photographs; and artwork.

One item -- "Man and Woman" (oval portrait) -- is filed as oversize.

Hubert and Leona Hayes Papers, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 04-11
Content Description Twenty-First annual Hubert Hayes Youth Jamboree Brochure, April 24-26, 1969 (4 copies)Twenty-Second annual Hubert Hayes Jamboree Brochure, April 9-11, 1970 (4 copies)Twenty-Third annual Hubert Hayes Youth Jamboree Brochure, April 20, 29, May 1, 1970Twenty-Fourth annual Hubert Hayes Youth Jamboree Brochure, May-17-19, 1973 (3 copies)Twenty-Fifth annual Hubert Hayes Jamboree Brochure (n.d.)Brochure featuring story of Hubert & Leona...

Hubert and Leona Hayes Papers, Add. #4

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Identifier: MSS 04-12
Content Description Addition to collections concerning Hubert Hayes, Leona Hayes, and the Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree, containing correspondence, publications, and photographs. For more information, see MSS 85-06, Hubert Hayes.

Hubert and Leona Hayes Papers, Add. #5

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Identifier: SM 06-01
Scope and Contents For information on Hubert Hayes and Leona Hayes, see the main entry for the Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree collection, accession MSS 87-03.Gray binder containing clippings, a photograph, correspondence, and related material concerning the Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree. Also, materials concerning the Avery County High School Square Dance Team, and their trip to Paris to perform at the Pershing Hall Memorial Building and Foundation du Memorial de L'Escadrille Lafayette. ...

Hubert Hayes Collection

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Identifier: MSS 85-06
Scope and Contents Hubert Hayes (1901-1964) was a playwright, teacher, and author. He was also the promoter and founder of the Mountain Youth Jamboree (Asheville, NC) in 1948. The Jamboree was an annual event sponsored by the Asheville Jaycees. Children competed in square dancing, singing and music-making.The major part of the collection consists of photographs of winners and participants of various Jamborees and of autographed photographs of famous personalities. Other items include newspaper...

Hubert Hayes Collection, Add. # 1

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Identifier: MSS 87-05
Scope and Contents This collection includes published materials on folk life and folklore, sheet music, programs, and playbills. It also contains autographed photographs of performing artists.

Hubert Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree Collection

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Identifier: MSS 87-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the Mountain Youth Jamboree, an annual performing arts event in Asheville, NC, where young people from the Southeast gathered to learn and perform folk music, dance, and song. Hubert Hayes founded the Jamboree in 1948. After his death, in 1964, Hayes’s widow, Leona Hayes, continued to run the gathering until its end. The last Mountain Youth Jamboree, which was held in April 1973. It was concluded with a trip to England to the International Folk...

Hugh Swinton Legare (1797-1843) Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-25
Scope and Contents Hugh Swinton Legare (1797-1843) was a native of Charleston, SC. He was a lawyer, founding editor of the Southern Review (1828-1832), and a politician. He served in the South Carolina General Assembly (1820-1822; 1824-1830) and was South Carolina’s attorney general (1830-1832). On the national scene, he was charge d'affaires to Brussels (1832-1836), a member of the United States House of Representatives (1837-1839), and United States Attorney General (1841-1843), in the cabinet of President...

Hunter and Weaver Families Collection

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Identifier: MSS 06-12
Content Description Papers, photographs, and other documentation concerning the Hunter and Weaver families of western North Carolina, primarily from the 1890s into the 1960s. The materials include, but are not limited to, correspondence; photographs, photo-albums, and lantern slides; publications and writings on the histories of the Hunter and Weaver families; scrapbooks and memorabilia, including newspaper clippings and articles; military records, World War II correspondence, and memorabilia, notably of Miss...

Ila Champion Cullowhee State Normal Scrapbook

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Identifier: SM 09-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook by Ila Champion, who was a student at Cullowhee State Normal School (later Western Carolina University).Ila Champion Cullowhee State Normal ScrapbookScrapbook with Cullowhee State Normal School logo on cover. Contains clippings (see below), memorabilia concerning campus events, graduation name cards, programs (see below), correspondence, and ephemera.Clippings"Cullowhee Legally Becomes Teachers College, April...

Imogene Herron Nielson Papers

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Identifier: SM 10-10
Content Description Typescript by Imogene Herron Nielsen entitled “Memories of Western Carolina Teachers College, 1931 – 1933” about her experiences at the institution.

Iobst Family Genealogy

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Identifier: SM 80-26
Scope and Contents The collection contains typewritten notes on the genealogy of the Nicholas Schull family , which emigrated from the British Isles to Pennsylvania in the 1600s. Part of the family eventually settled in Hertford County, NC. The collection contains several lists detailing various branches of the family tree.

Ira Rogers, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-04
Scope and Contents The one item in this collection is a photocopy of a bill of sale for a farm sold by Jeremiah Wardrep to William Burton Wiggins, both of Cherokee County, NC. The statement describes the location of the farm, terms of the sale, and is dated July 20, 1885.

William Burton Wiggins was the son of Abraham Wiggins and Margaret Deaver (also spelled Dever).

J. B. Lawson Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-54
Content Description James Brownlow Lawson (1862 - 1941) was a political figure, park ranger, and sheriff in Tennessee and Colorado. From 1926 to 1938, while living in Sevierville, TN, Lawson corresponded with Ms. Maidee Adams of Memphis, TN. His letters recite stories and anecdotes of his family and ancestry.

The newspaper clippings relate to Lawson's political campaigns in Sevierville. Other materials include genealogies of the Lawson and Bird (or Byrd) families.

J. D. McRorie Papers

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Identifier: MSS 00-05
Content Description Photographs appearing in, or considered for, The History of Jackson County, edited by Max Williams, and published by The Jackson County Historical Society, Sylva, 2001.

Jack Frederick Kilpatrick and Anna Gritts Kilpatrick Papers

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Identifier: MSS 02-02
Content Description Publications and research materials of Jack Frederick Kilpatrick and Anna Gritts Kilpatrick, including, but not limited to, handwritten manuscripts, translations, drafts, galleys, publications. Materials relate to books and articles by the Kilpatricks, including, but not limited to The Book of Haggai, Chronicles of Wolftown, Eastern Cherokee Folktales Reconstructed from the Field Notes of Frans M. Olbrechts, Friends of Thunder, Folktales of the Oklahoma Cherokees, Muskogean Charm Songs Among...

Jackson County Families Collection

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Identifier: SM 06-02
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two distinct parts. Part one contains Jackson County, North Carolina, tax statements (1921 – 1968) of D. B. Alexander and Mrs. D.B. Alexander and other personal papers. Part two contains correspondence (1929 – 1953), including birthday cards and cards for other celebrations or life events, and featuring the Buchanan and Frady families and Robert L. Madison; photographs; and other personal papers.

Jackson County Miscellany

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Identifier: SM 95-5
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous items primarily concerning Jackson County, North Carolina, particularly items relating to the McLain family. Notice of Sheriffs Sale: July 3, 1893. Receipt for "keeping watch over New York Corundum Co. property": 1893.J.E. Dickerson & Co. vs. New York Corundum Mining Company: Jan. 4, 1894Account book: 1894. Letter on letterhead of Miller & Fisher ("Dry Goods...

Jackson County Records

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Identifier: MSS 02-05
Scope and Contents Collection contains:(1) Church Register of the Nortons [sic], Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1894-1946;(2) “List of Persons Whose usual place of abode was, UPON THE 1st DAY OF JUNE, 1880, within the 106 Enumeration District of the 4 Supervisor’s District of North Carolina comprising Savannah Township”;(3) Seven registrar booklets for precincts in Jackson County, North Carolina entitled “A list of the names of al the persons registered in the year 1902 by...

Jackson County Road Map

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Identifier: SM 10-17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a hand-drawn map of Jackson County, N.C., with features dating from c. 1910s.

Jackson County School Ledger

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Identifier: SM 06-04
Scope and Contents Ledger with a title page heading “Common School Record of the Proceedings of the Board Superintendents of Jackson County.” The ledger consists thirty-two (32) pages and has entries dated between 1853 and 1861 for Jackson County, North Carolina. It includes an April 1861 entry with a list of “committeemen” that has forty-six numbered names. There is also a final, unrelated entry dated March 16, 1891, Cashiers, N.C., concerning a legal notice. For additional information, see the...

Jacob Siler Papers

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Identifier: MSS 05-08
Content Description Papers of the Siler family of Macon County, North Carolina, notably Jacob Siler (1795 – 1871), David W. Siler (1822 – 1884), and Charles W. Slagle, a grandson of Jacob Siler. The papers include correspondence, business and financial records, church minutes, contracts, affidavits, surveys/plats, financial papers, legal papers and other materials of family interest. Among the topics are Jacob Siler’s work on behalf of the state of North Carolina concerning Cherokee Lands and the Western...

James E. Dooley and Barbara Dooley Collection

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Identifier: MSS 06-15
Content Description Research and documentation concerning the chapter published in The History of Jackson County as “The Cultural Arts” (Sylva, N.C.: Jackson County Historical Association, 1987)

James R. Thomas, Sr. Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-04
Scope and Contents This collection consists of partial and complete newspaper editions of the Asheville Citizen (July 18, 1916, and August 29, 1931) and the News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) (December 30, 1917; January 29, 1921; March 5, 1921; January 16, 22, 25, 29, 1923; February 3, 5, 6, 9-14, 22-27, 1923; March 9, 12, 13, 1923).

The majority of the news in the papers relates to World War I and its aftermath.

James Robert Love Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 81-06
Content Description Robert J. Love (1760-1845) was born in Augusta County, VA, and died in Waynesville, NC. He served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War. After the war he entered into politics in North Carolina, and served as state representative, justice of the peace, North Carolina Convention delegate, and presidential elector. He married Mary Ann Dillard; together they had thirteen children. For more information see SM 80-55, James Robert Love collection.The collection contains bills and...

James W. Terrell Papers

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Identifier: MSS 80-05
Scope and Contents James W. Terrell (1829-1908) was born in Rutherford County, NC. Little is known of his early years, except that he migrated westward to the Haywood County-Jackson County area of North Carolina.In 1852 Terrell took charge of William Holland Thomas's trading store in Quallatown, the business center of the North Carolina Cherokee community. Terrell eventually became an “Indian agent” (later known as superintendent), as was his employer and business partner, Thomas.Terrell...

James Watson Papers

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Identifier: SM 80-11
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence to James Watson, a Confederate soldier in the 25th North Carolina Regiment, from his wife Elizabeth Watson and friend Alfred Wilson. The Watsons and Wilson were residents of Jackson County, NC. The first letter wasis dated October 29, 1861, and was written to James Watson, care of Colonel T.L. Clingman, in the Beaufort District of South Carolina. Mrs. Watson wrote about missing her husband, food prices, crop conditions, the...

Jane Nagy and William Paulk Papers

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Identifier: MSS 04-05
Content Description Correspondence of Jane Nagy and William Paulk, of Cullowhee, N.C. Folder 1: Correspondence, 1984, 1985 & 1986.Folder 2: Correspondence, 1987.Folder 3: Correspondence, 1988.Folder 4: Correspondence, 1988, 1989.Folder 5: Correspondence, 1990.Folder 6: Correspondence, 1991.Folder 7: Correspondence 1992.Folder 8: Correspondence, 1993, 1994. Folder 9: Correspondence, 1995, 1996...

Jason D. Ledford Family Papers

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Identifier: SM 80-10
Content Description The collection contains genealogical material concerning the family of Jason D. Ledford of Cherokee County, NC. The main theme of the collection is Nathaniel C. Browder's attempt to establish that Jason D. Ledford (c. 1800-18??) was the son of Peter Ledford, Sr., of Burke County, NC. Browder assembled his evidence through quotations from Ledford descendants and evidence from official documents.Included in the papers are copies of 1923 correspondence from H.J. Crumley of Benton,...