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Cherokee and Cherokee / English Bilingual Printing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15-01
Content Description “Cherokee and Cherokee/English Bilingual Printing: Letterpress work printed by college-level art students in Cherokee, Dillsboro and Bryson City, North Carolina. 2010-2015” includes hand-printed cards and postcards; books and booklets; posters; art prints; one linoleum block; and some machine-printed posters. Works are by various artists associated with the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts. Many works are partially or entirely written in Cherokee syllabary. Artists include Carrie...
Dates: 2010 - 2015

Cordelia Camp Collection

 Item
Identifier: SM 81-08
Content Description Cordelia Camp (1884-1973) was director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School (later known as Western Carolina University) from 1927-1950. She was born in Rutherfordton, N.C., and later taught there. After attending Asheville Normal and Collegiate Institute and UNC she taught in McDowell, Forsyth and Burke counties. In 1927 she became director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School. Camp Laboratory School in Cullowhee was named for her. The collection...
Dates: 1893 - 1970

Corydon Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-18
Dates: 1922 - 1964

Craig / Nichols Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 03-01
Scope and Contents

Craig / Nichols Collection. Description: forty-six photographs, featuring among other subjects Lula Craig and Dr. Nichols of Sylva, North Carolina, and two views of the Almond High School. Also included are two graduation programs for the Almond High School, Almond, North Carolina, dated 1922 and 1925; a 1923 graduation program for the I.O.O.F. High School; and a graduation program for Norview High School.

Dates: 1920 - 1935

Fred Biddix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-01
Scope and Contents

The collection contains financial records of the Spruce Pine Lumber Company (NC), including bank records, receipts, promissory notes, payroll ledgers, and tax forms. There are eleven ledger books containing financial information on the company, covering the period 1926-1947. Also in the collection are pamphlets, brochures, and booklets on the construction industry and issues of the Tri County News (Spruce Pine, NC; Burnsville, NC).

Dates: 1926 - 1965

Horace Kephart and Laura Mack Kephart Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 12-05
Content Description This collection concerns author and naturalist Horace Kephart (1862-1931) and the Kephart family, including his wife, Laura Mack Kephart (1862-1954) and their children. This collection contains:Correspondence from Horace Kephart’s father, Isaiah, chiefly concerning Kephart family genealogy; Correspondence between Kephart and his children; Correspondence and related material concerning a proposed brigade of “Sharpshooters” that Kephart attempted to organize...
Dates: 1873 - 2016

John Preston Arthur Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-09
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection concerns John Preston Arthur's book, Western North Carolina: A History (From 1730 to 1913), originally published in 1914 by the Edwards & Broughton Printing Company (Raleigh, NC) in cooperation with Edward Buncombe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) of Asheville, NC. Arthur worked in conjunction with Mrs. Theodore S. Morrison, who was connected with the DAR, to prepare his history. Arthur's papers subsequently came into the possession...
Dates: 1899 - 1935

Macon Program For Progress Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-12
Content Description

The Macon Program for Progress, Inc. provides assistance and direction to a number of community related programs. Materials in this collection cover such diverse topics as weatherization, housing, family aid, education, economic development, affirmative action, and daycare. Also in the collection are minutes, booklets, federal regulation, news articles, and general information on Macon County.

Dates: 1965 - 1984

Mary Faye Brumby Collection

 Collection
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

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #8

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-04
Dates: 1984 - 1989

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #12

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 92-03
Content Description

John C. Campbell Folk School

Dates: 1985-1992

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #13

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 92-05
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

Printed Documents - Music

 Series
Identifier: PDMusic
Scope and Contents

The collection contains sheet music, books, booklets and documents about music in the Great Smoky Mountains region.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1891 - 1981

Printed Documents - North Carolina

 Series
Identifier: PDNorthCarolina
Scope and Contents

This collection contains printed documents and ephemera about the state of North Carolina sorted by region.

Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Terrell & Watkins

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Identifier: SM 95-7
Content Description

A small booklet with the words "Terrell & Watkins" and "Webster N. C." embossed on the the front. There is no material on the inside except for printed advertisements for "Bates, Reed & Cooley" and for "Austin Nichols & Co."

Dates: After 1884.

Timber Memoranda Booklet

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Identifier: SM 14-03
Content Description

Memoranda book containing dates in 1948 and apparently for timber purchases. The book contains names of individuals, prices, and types of trees, such as poplar, pine, oak, and chestnut.

Dates: 1948

Vera E. Taylor

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-02
Content Description The collection contains a photocopy of a booklet, The Battle of Fort Sumter and First Victory of the Southern Troops, April 13, 1861, published in Charleston, SC, in 1861. This account of the Fort Sumter affair is chiefly a compilation of reports by Charleston newspapers. The book is thirty-two pages in length and contains, in addition to an account of the battle, a description of Fort Sumter and the official correspondence of the Confederate command.The second item in the...
Dates: 1861 - 1862

William Holland Thomas (1805-1893) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-03
Scope and Contents The correspondence in the Thomas collection dates from 1833-1923. Most of the letters relate to Cherokee Indian affairs. Other major topics covered are the Blue Ridge Railroad and the Civil War. Other letters relate to family business affairs, family life, and the effect of the Civil War on the family and western North Carolina. The correspondence includes a photocopy of a letter written by Andrew Jackson in 1841.The collection also contains letter books which refer to...
Dates: 1796 - 1956