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Identifier: MSS 80-11
Content Description Ninian Edmonston (1789-1868) was a citizen of Haywood County, NC. He became a surveyor early in life, and assisted, at the age of nineteen, in surveying the boundary line between Buncombe County, NC, and Haywood County, NC. He served as sheriff of Haywood County for four years. He also served in both the North Carolina Senate and House of Commons (1821-1835), ultimately serving nine terms. Most of the correspondence is from relatives of Edmonston who settled in the Midwest. ...
Identifier: MSS 94-5
Content Description The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, ledgers and/or journals, news clippings, and books and/or pamphlets concerning the Robertson, Norburn, Thomson, Strickland and related families, including Reuben B. Robertson, Sr. and Jr.; Dr. Russell Norburn; Martha Norburn Mead; Dr. E.F. Strickland.
Identifier: MSS 90-7
Identifier: MSS 92-1
Identifier: MSS 92-03
Content Description John C. Campbell Folk School
Identifier: MSS 92-5
Content Description Folder 1 - Art Contest Guidelines (pamphlets). Folder 2 - Constitution of the North Carolina Arts Education Association. Folder 3 - Correspondence and other information: 1991. Folder 4 - Executive Board Meeting schedule: 1991. Folder 5 - Five Year Plan (Texas Art Education Association): 1990. Folder 6 - "The First Twenty-Five Years,” history compiled by E. Frances Crim and Dr. Perry Kelly. Folder 7 - Newsletter,...
Identifier: MSS 93-1
Content Description Folder 1 - NCAEA Annual Conference: October 5-8, 1978.Folder 2 - NCAEA Annual Conference: March 15-18, 1979.Folder 3 - NCAEA Annual Conference: April 17-20, 1980.Folder 4 - NCAEA Annual Conference: November 19-22, 1981.Folder 5 - NCAEA Annual Conference: November 4-7, 1982.Folder 6 - NCAEA Award of Merit for Barbara BowmanL 1991.Folder 7 - NCAEA Board of Directors Meeting: February 6-7, 1981.Folder 8 - NCAEA...
Identifier: MSS 93-4
Content Description Folder 1 - Arts Article Folder 2 - Awards Committee and awards winners for 1991. Folder 3 - Board of Directors Agenda for November 5, 1989. Folder 4 - Board of Directors list of Officers: 1990 - 1991. Folder 5 - Board of Directors scheduled meeting dates. Folder 6 - Board of Directors Meetings: November 17, 1990, February 22, 1991. Folder 7 - "By Design" Newsletter. Folder 8 - Constitution of the...
Identifier: MSS 99-11
Content Description Folder 1 – Awards: 1999. Folder 2 – Ballots: 1999. Folder 3 – Board Meeting. Folder 4 – Board Meeting: February 7, 1998. Folder 5 – Board Meeting: November 6, 1998. Folder 6 – By Design: 1999. Folder 7 – Executive Board Meeting: 1998, 1999. Folder 8 – Executive Board Meeting: 1999. Folder 9 – Files of Debra Cooper: 1999. Folder 10 – National Art Education Association Southeast...
Identifier: MSS 85-02
Scope and Contents This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection contains financial records, correspondence relating to finances, requests for payment, bank statements, checks and monthly financial reports. For additional information, see the entry descriptions under MSS 80-50, MSS 81-07 and MSS 81-10.
Identifier: MSS 85-11
Content Description The collection contains reports, correspondence, financial statements and Board of Directors communications for the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. Dr. Kelly served as a member of the Board of Directors. Also included in the collection are catalogues and calendars from the Folk School.
Identifier: MSS 85-16
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection contains memorandums, minutes, newsletters, and handbooks. See MSS 81-007, MSS 81-10, and MSS 85-02 for descriptions and additional material.
Identifier: MSS 87-07
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection concerns the John C. Campbell Folk School (Brasstown, NC).
Identifier: MSS 88-02
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection includes correspondence, clippings, reports, and other organization papers. See MSS 80-50 for a description of the Association.
Identifier: MSS 90-4
Identifier: MSS 82-01
Scope and Contents The North Carolina Nurses Association is incorporated under North Carolina law. The Association's objectives were to organize registered professional nurses in North Carolina for the purpose of advancing and promoting the best interests of the nursing profession; to promote high standards; to propose, sponsor, and advocate legislative enactments regulating professional nurses; and to promote working conditions and compensation of nurses.The collection contains the minutes and some...
Identifier: MSS 81-11
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, clippings, and articles on trail systems inthe North Carolina trail system. The items are arranged alphabetically by trail name and then chronologically within each trail heading. The trails and trail systems covered include the North Carolina Bartram Trail, the Appalachian Trail, the Benton MacKaye Trail, North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, as well as bicycle trails, canoe trails, and individual hiking trails, most of them in western North Carolina.
Identifier: MSS 06-01
Scope and Contents Materials concerning the cultural and natural history of the “north shore” of the present Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina - Tennessee, including, but not limited to, a two volume “compilation of documents regarding the Environmental Impact Study on the North Shore Road in the Great Smoky Mountain [sic] National Park in Swain County, North Carolina” (cover letter dated April 16, 2003); a “Cultural Resources Existing Conditions Report, North Shore Road Environmental Impact...
Identifier: SM 80-17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two genealogical studies of the Norton family by Harry Wright, specifically a 1973 study and an expanded 1974 version. The 1973 study begins with Thomas Norton of England and traces his line through his family's immigration to America and their settlement in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The study stops with the children of William and Jemima Norton of North and South Carolina. The 1974 study repeats the 1973 edition and adds a list of the...
Identifier: MSS 17-08
Scope and Contents Dr. Paul Apperson Reid (1902-1982) served as a two-time president at Western Carolina Teacher’s College and oversaw the name change to Western Carolina College in 1953. Born in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina he later attended the University of North Carolina where he received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree. After graduation he worked as a teacher and administrator in the public schools before accepting a post as comptroller for the State Board of Education in Raleigh...
Identifier: MSS 81-18
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains region, by Paul Fink of Jonesboro, TN. A hiking companion of Horace Kephart (see MSS 80-24 Horace Kephart), Fink advocated for the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the 1920s. This collection was acquired in conjunction with the Horace Kephart collection.
Identifier: MSS 10-03
Content Description Photo album, bound in black and white textile, containing ninety-seven (97) photographs and various memorabilia, 1921-2009 and/or no date; clippings; and, photocopy of a ledger detailing genealogy of local families (141 pages).
Identifier: MSS 08-07
Identifier: MSS 80-39
Content Description The items concern the Penland family of Burke and Clay counties, NC, and include petitions, wills, indenture statements, inventories, and a real estate ledger. An account book is missing. Specific items include a 1794 road petition in Burke County, NC, signed by William Penland; George Penland's War of 1812 pay roll and muster roll cards (1815-1817); documents settling William Penland's estate (1815-1816); an indenture document between George Penland and James Patton (1825); property...
Identifier: SM 99-02
Content Description One (1) grant for a tract of land from the State of North Carolina (hand-numbered as No. 2392) to W.C. Penland for 100 acres in Macon County, NC, embracing "part of the land lately acquired by Treaty from the Cherokee Indians." Grant entered August 1, 1857; witnessed by John W. Ellis, December 29, 1860; attached survey dated April 28, 1854; registered in Macon County on February 10, 1874.
Identifier: MSS 88-01
Content Description Photographic negatives and prints concerning spiders and experiments relating to the behavior of spiders, with emphasis on the effect of drugs on web construction.
Identifier: MSS 92-6
Scope and Contents Slides concerning spiders and experiments relating to the behavior of spiders.
Identifier: MSS 93-6
Scope and Contents Photographic slides of spiders and/or experiments related to the behavior of spiders. Two copies of the sound film "Life On a Thread" by Laurence Salzmann and Peter N. Witt (Blue Flower Films, c1973; color, circa twenty minutes) concerning the study of behavior of web-building spiders. Slide # Caption301. fast / slow growers 302. male / female growth 303. growth, size measures 304. growth, reg. measures 305. Neoscona,...
Identifier: MSS 94-2
Scope and Contents Films of spiders and/or experiments and studies related to the behavior of spiders or web-building, including: eleven (11) short films (c. running time two - three minutes each) dating from c. 1967-1968; six (6) films (from c. 7 - 22 minutes in running time) dating from c. 1966-1973, including the sound film "Life On a Thread" by Laurence Salzmann and Peter N. Witt (Blue Flower Films, c1973; one (1) video tape.
Identifier: MSS 87-06
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the “Photo Album of the Great Smokey Mountains,” compiled by Max V. Straub, of Canton, OH. The photographs in this album are dated from 1926-1930, and show a variety of locations within the Great Smoky Mountains. Many of the locations shown would become part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, chartered in 1934 and officially dedicated in 1940.Straub's photographs show the Great Smoky Mountains region and some of its inhabitants during a period...
- Correspondence 87
- Photographs 72
- Clippings (information artifacts) 68
- Manuscripts (documents) 38
- Legal instruments 30
- Publications (documents) 29
- Newsletters 25
- Scrapbooks 23
- Genealogies (histories) 22
- Programs (documents) 19
- Business records 17
- Minutes (administrative records) 17
- Reports 17
- Financial records 16
- Ledgers (account books) 15
- Brochures 14
- Postcards 14
- Receipts (financial records) 14
- Booklets 11
- Books 11 ∧ less
- North Carolina Art Education Association 10
- Western Carolina Teachers College 6
- Paulk, William 5
- Bird, William Ernest 4
- Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 4
- Hayes, Hubert, 1901-1964 4
- Hayes, Leona T. 4
- Love, Robert, 1760-1845 4
- Battle, John Bascombe, 1897-2000 3
- Cullowhee High School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 3
- Cullowhee State Normal School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 3
- Rotary Club of Sylva (Sylva, N.C.) 3
- Webster Historical Society (Webster, N.C.) 3
- Western Carolina University. Mountain Heritage Center 3
- Witt, Peter Nikolaus 3
- Browder, Nathaniel C., 1904- 2
- Cathey, Joseph, 1803-1874 2
- Collins, Pauline P. 2
- Cox, Thomas A. (Thomas Augustus), 1863- 2
- Hunter, H. T. (Hiram Tyram), 1883-1947 2 ∧ less