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John S. Seymour Collection

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Identifier: MSS 84-03
Scope and Contents John S. Seymour was an Associate Professor of Sociology at Western Carolina Teachers College (WCTC) (later Western Carolina University). Seymour was born in Charleston, SC, on April 5, 1893. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees (1921, 1927) in social science and education from the University of South Carolina, and a second M.A. degree from Columbia University (1928). He also did advanced study at the George Peabody College for Teachers and the University of North Carolina....
Dates: 1935 - 1940

Josefina Niggli Collection

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Identifier: MSS 85-13
Scope and Contents Josefina Niggli (1910-1983) worked in several literary fields--poetry, drama, fiction--but she also is remembered for her twenty-year service as director of drama, director of the Little Theatre, and journalism instructor of Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC).Josefina Marie Niggli was born July 13, 1910, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She was the daughter of Frederick Ferdinand Niggli, the manager of a cement plant in the village of Hidalgo, and Goldi (Morgan) Niggli, a...
Dates: 1931 - 1981

Josefina Niggli Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 97-5
Content Description Ms. Niggli (1910 - 1983) was an author and former member of the WCU faculty for whom Niggli Theatre is named. This addition to the Josefina Niggli collection contains a ring-binder / notebook containing correspondence, typescripts, and handwritten drafts and/or manuscripts by Niggli. The drafts sketch out the cast of characters of a novel, provide a chronology of events, and proceed to a 130 page typescript complete with revisions. Also in the collection are five photographs of...
Dates: Other: 1997-07-17

Josefina Niggli Collection, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 09-04
Content Description For additional information on Josefina Niggli, see the description for manuscript collection MSS 85-13. The following books received with this collection were catalogued as part of Special Collections:Josephine Niggli. Mexican Silhouettes. [portion of title page torn off], 1931.Josephine Niggli. Mexican Silhouettes, 1928. Hidalgo, N.L., Mexico.Josephina Niggli. Pointers on Playwriting. Boston: The Writer, Inc., 1945.Josefina...
Dates: 1932 - 1984

Joseph Cathey and Cathey Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 95-02
Content Description Personal papers (C. 1844 - 1876) of the Cathey family of Haywood County, North Carolina, primarily of Col. Joseph Cathey, and including personal and/or business correspondence, financial and legal papers, paper monetary notes issued by various state governments, and newspapers (Daily South Carolinian, August 21, 1863; The Spirit of the Age, May 4, 1863) or newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1844 - 1876

Juanita Farmer Proffitt and Jeannette Farmer Bryson Collection

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Identifier: MSS 10-04
Content Description Four hundred and thirty-five photographs, postcards (many with attendant correspondence, dated or postmarked primarily 1909 - 1921), and/or photographic negatives, either contained in two (2) albums or loose, along with various memorabilia, miscellaneous clippings, and correspondence.
Dates: 1909 - 1921

Kappa Gamma Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity

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Identifier: SM 00-01
Contents Sigma Chi Fraternity charter for the Kappa Gamma Chapter located at Western Carolina University. Dated November 16, 1991.

Papers, publications, and photographs concerning the Kappa Gamma Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity of Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina.
Dates: 1991 - 2008

Kilpatrick Cherokee Language Collection

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Identifier: MSS 03-04
Content Description Cherokee language materials or related linguistic materials, both originals and photocopies, and dated 1885 - 1999, that includes documents, formulas, medicinal and love charms, printed materials in the Cherokee language, Cherokee language manuals and primers, and educational materials and research papers on Cherokee language topics.Addition includes correspondence, particularly of Alan Kilpatrick concerning publications and activities, and also correspondence of Jack Frederick...
Dates: 1885 - 1999

Kiwanis - Cullowhee/Sylva (NC) Papers

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Identifier: MSS 80-38
Content Description The collection consists of seven scrapbook albums containing clippings, minutes and programs of the Cullowhee-Sylva Kiwanis Club (NC). One album, with inclusive dates 1955-1958, concerns the Sylva Kiwanis Club. The remaining albums cover the period from the formation in 1965 of the Cullowhee - Sylva Kiwanis Club up to 1978.
Dates: 1955 - 1978

Larry W. Mull Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-72
Content Description Larry W. Mull was born in Waynesville, NC, to Reubert and Mary Mull (Moll) on September 17, 1909. He was a restaurateur and a reporter for the United Press International and the Associated Press. In 1965, he founded the Haywood County Music Company. Mull wrote over 150 gospel songs and was a staff writer for Stamp-Baxter's Music Company. Some of his songs were published by Tennessee Music Company and Vaughn Music Publishers. The collection contains songbooks and sheet music, a notebook of...
Dates: 1913 - 1985

Lillian Hirt Papers

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Identifier: MSS 99-05
Content Description Papers of Lillian Hirt concerning her personal and professional activities, the Hirt family, and the Cullowhee community. Included are: Personal and professional correspondence, primarily 1947-1991; literary works, speeches, and programs by Mrs. Hirt, including drafts and proofs; literary publications, notably works of Lillian Hirt and regional authors; other publications, including Western Carolina University reports, programs, yearbooks, and brochures, and other regional publications;...
Dates: 1940 - 1999

Louis Hampton Collection

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Identifier: SM 05-07
Scope and Contents The collection contains a variety of items relating to Louis Hampton of North Carolina and later of Tennessee. There is one piece of correspondence, a letter written by Horace Kephart (1862 – 1931) to Louis Hampton, addressed from Lindale, Georgia, and dated October 5, 1909. In the letter, Kephart details his travels over the past year, his current living arrangements with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Barnett, future plans, and requests for news from Hampton about recent events in Swain County, North...
Dates: 1903 - 1949

Louise Bayless Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-09
Scope and Contents The collection contains a history of Fort Butler in Cherokee County, NC, by Louise A. Bayless, and several genealogy items on Cherokee County families. These items include:

1. James P. H. Porter and Jane Owens marriage contract and subsequent dispute, 1842, 1849.

2. Biographical sketch of the Felix family.

3. Biographical sketch of the George Whery Dickey family.

4. Letter, Samuel W. to John W. Davidson, Murphy, North Carolina. 1889.
Dates: 1811 - 1973

Major Wiley Parris Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SM 00-12
Content Description M. W. [Major Wiley] Parris of Jackson County, North Carolina, was 37 when he enlisted in May, 1861, and became a private in the North Carolina 25th Infantry Regiment, Company B. The three letters presented here are to his wife, Jane Parris. Less than two weeks after his letter of July 3, 1862, he was discharged “by reason of being over age” (North Carolina Troops, vol. 7, p. 376). The Federal Census of 1860 for Jackson County, North Carolina, lists an M.W. Parris, age 36, and Jane Parris,...
Dates: 1862

Margaret Bare Collection

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Identifier: SM 81-07
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs of the Margaret Bare family and of the Murphy and Cherokee County area of North Carolina. Also included is a photocopy of an 1850 minister's license.
Dates: 1844 - 1924

Mary Faye Brumby Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-57
Content Description Mrs. Mary Faye Brumby (1912 - ) was born in Marietta, GA, and has been a resident of Murphy, NC, since 1944. In 1934, she married Edward H. Brumby and had three children: Mary Bolan, Ida Hunt and Edward Hunt. Mrs. Brumby founded Fayola Manufacturing Company and was owner and operator (along with her husband) of textile mills at Murphy, NC, and in Georgia (e.g. Brumby Textile Mill), as well as an outlet store in Murphy.Mrs. Brumby attended Agnes Scott College from 1933-1934 and...
Dates: 1927 - 1986

McKee & Dills Families

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Identifier: MSS 12-01
Content Description The collection contains materials concerning the McKee, Dills, and related families, of western North Carolina, chiefly Jackson County, NC. Of note are several Civil War letters; a Certificate of Promotion to Second Lieutenant for C.S. Buchanan, July 26, 1863; and state of North Carolina Confederate currency.
Dates: Non-inclusive

Michael Frome Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-30
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript, four galley proofs, and correspondence relating to Michael Frome's book, Strangers in High Places (Doubleday and Company, 1967). The book is a narrative history of the Great Smoky Mountains area and the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The correspondence concerns comments and criticisms from various authorities and from proof-readers, etc. Other portions of the correspondence, from faculty members of Princeton University to...
Dates: 1961 - 1966

Moore Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SM 85-06
Content Description The collection contains photocopies of two letters:(1) From John Parker Moore and Andrew Jackson Moore, serving in the Confederate armed forces, to their brother Abraham Moore of Ellijay Community (near Franklin), North Carolina. Abraham Moore is sick at home. The letter is addressed from Mobile, Alabama.(2) From Abraham Moore and Andrew Jackson Moore to their father Abraham Moore, Sr., from their camp. All the people involved in this correspondence survived the war and...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Nantahala Power and Light Company Collection

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Identifier: MSS 02-07
Dates: 1900 - 2003

Nathaniel C. Browder Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-36
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of materials used by Nathaniel C. Browder (1904 - ) in the production of his book The Cherokee Indians and Those Who Came After and pre-publication drafts of the book DeSoto and Other Spanish Explorers and Their Historians (privately published in Hayesville, NC, 1975).In the collection are photocopied items from the papers of General Winfield Scott, contained in the National Archives (Washington, DC). Inclusive dates of these copies are...
Dates: 1776 - 1977

Neal R. Kitchens Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-55
Content Description Neal R. Kitchens (1910 - 1970) was a sheriff of Clay County, NC. He was appointed sheriff while a deputy and was elected to the office in 1942. He served until 1946 and was elected again in 1954. He also owned the Kitchens Lumber Company and the K-Bar Ranch in Hayesville, NC. He also was a member of several public service clubs.The collection contains a biography and obituary on Kitchens, and an editorial praising his dedication to his job and community, information on his...
Dates: 1962 - 1970

Ninian Edmonston Collection

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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. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1770 - 1882

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #10

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Identifier: MSS 90-7
Dates: Event: 1964 - 1990

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #11

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Identifier: MSS 92-1
Dates: 1987 - 1991

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #12

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Identifier: MSS 92-03
Content Description John C. Campbell Folk School
Dates: 1985-1992

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #13

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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,...
Dates: 1990-1991

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #14

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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...
Dates: 1978-1993

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #15

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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...
Dates: 1989-1991

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #18

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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...
Dates: 1990-1999