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Alpha Iota Chapter of ETA State (NC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 00-04
Content Description Records concerning the Alpha Iota Chapter of ETA State (North Carolina) of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Materials include "Chapter President" files from 1957-1998 containing minutes and records of activities, members and attendance records, and correspondence; "Necrology" files; "Minutes" files; two bound scrapbooks of the Alpha Iota Chapter for 1956-1985 and 1986-1999; and publications concerning the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, including yearbooks, histories, directories,...
Dates: 1956 - 1999

Alpha Iota Chapter of ETA State (NC) Records, Add. #1

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 02-06
Content description Folder 1: Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Vol. 66, nos. 3 and 4Folder 2: Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Vol. 67, nos. 1-4Folder 3: Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, Vol. 68, nos. 2 and 3Folder 4: One copy each of (1) "Reflect, Renew and Recommit: Charting our Course"; (2) "Patterns for a Stronger Region: Communication! Creativity! Commitment!"; (3) "Partnerships: Advancing Teaching and Learning"Folder 5: Delta Kappa Gamma News, Vol. 57, nos. 4,5 and 7; Vol....
Dates: 2000 - 2002

Alpha Iota Chapter of ETA State (NC) Records, Add. #2

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 07-02
Content Description

Literary productions & reports

Dates: 2000 - 2006

Corydon Bell Collection

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

David M. Sherman Collection, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 04-08
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Trail Conference. Guide to the Southern Appalachians: The Appalachian Trail from Virginia-Tennessee Line to Mt. Oglethorpe, GA. Publication No. 8. [First edition stamped on spine]. Washington, D.C.: 1937.Arnold Guyot. The Earth and Man; Lectures on Comparative Physical Geography, in its Relation to the History of Mankind. Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1873.Gerald Broughton, Lowrey, Jr. “Benton MacKaye’s Appalachian Trail as a Cultural Symbol.” ...
Dates: 1860 - 2004

David M. Sherman Collection, Add. #6

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15-05
Content Description

This collection is an addition to MSS 03-03, David M. Sherman, and includes further material concerning the Benton MacKaye Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail Association.

Dates: 2004 - 2015

Higdon Family Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10-01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials of the Higdon Family Association, including scrapbooks, newsletters, membership lists, and related material. The Higdon Family Association is an organization dedicated to studying Higdon family genealogy, along with related family genealogy. The group was founded in 1975 in Franklin, N.C.



More information can be found at their website, www.higdonfamily.org.

Dates: 1975 - 2010

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...
Dates: 1914 - 1984

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,...
Dates: 1877 - 1984

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #3

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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.

Dates: 1975 - 1981

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #4

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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.

Dates: 1975 - 1985

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #5

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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.

Dates: 1980 - 1984

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #7

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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.

Dates: 1979 - 1988

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #8

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Identifier: MSS 90-04
Dates: 1984 - 1989

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 92-05
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

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #14

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Identifier: MSS 93-01
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 93-04
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...
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

North Carolina Nurses Association - District 23

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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...
Dates: 1952 - 1976

North Carolina Trails System

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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...
Dates: 1975 - 1981

North Shore Cemetery Decoration Project Collection

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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...
Dates: 1986 - 2004

Printed Documents - Appalachian Archives

 Series
Identifier: PDAA
Scope and Contents

The collection includes issues of the Archives of Appalachia newsletter from March 1, 1979 to fall 1992 created by East Tennessee State University.

Dates: Publication: March 1, 1979 to Fall 1992

Printed Documents - Appalachian Life and Culture

 Series
Identifier: PDALC
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents and ephemera relating to Appalachian life and culture. Materials include publications, magazine, newsletters, programs, and an Appalachian School catalog.

Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Counties (Jackson)

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Identifier: PD-CountiesJackson
Scope and Contents

Printed ephemera related to Jackson County, North Carolina divided by town or region.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1927 - 2009

Printed Documents - Genealogy

 Series
Identifier: PDG
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents and ephemera relating to genealogy of western North Carolina families and Irish ancestry. Materials include genealogies, histories, reports, gravestone inscriptions, books, bulletins and yearbooks of the Carolina Genealogical Society, a Higdon family newsletter, brochures and manuscripts.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1809 - 2003

Sara Madison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 18-05
Content Description Dr. Sara Sutton Madison (1931-2017) was the daughter of Eddie Marie Wike Sutton and Ralph Coleman Sutton. Eddie Marie Wike Sutton was the daughter of Dallas W. Wike and Emma Jane Shelton Wike, of Jackson County, NC. Sara’s parents and Sara lived in Davies Hall on the campus of Western Carolina University, and later in the community of Buzzards Roost, overlooking Western Carolina University. Much of this collection is composed of photographs, family correspondence, and other documents...
Dates: 1869 - 2014

Sylva Rotary Club Papers

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Identifier: MSS 05-03
Content Description

Organizational records and commemorative materials of the Sylva Rotary Club, of Sylva, North Carolina, founded in 1928. Included are issues of the Rotarian magazine, Rotary pamphlets and newsletters, by-laws and constitution of the Rotary Club, scrapbooks, memoranda, news articles, correspondence, and other materials documenting the history and activities of the Sylva Rotary Club.

Dates: 1950 - 2003

Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC)

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Identifier: MSS 80-61
Content Description The Webster Historical Society was founded in 1974 to collect and preserve the history of Webster, NC. From 1852-1913, Webster was the county seat for Jackson County.Much of the correspondence, business records, and legal papers pertain to the Long family. Among the items are several original deeds to Jackson County lands.There is a transcript of an interview with Claude Cowan conducted in 1975 by Mary Morris. Both Cowan and Morris were lifelong residents of...
Dates: 1819 - 1981

Western North Carolina Historical Association

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Identifier: MSS 80-19
Content Description The Western North Carolina Historical Association was incorporated in August, 1952, as a non-profit educational organization. The association encourages the study of western North Carolina history, collects historical materials, and preserves historic sites and buildings. The collection consists of correspondence (1952-1972), minutes (1954-1972), programs, photographs, reports, recommendations, membership lists, resolutions concerning deceased members, rules for the Thomas Wolfe Literary...
Dates: 1952 - 1975