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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
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
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).
Dates: 1977 - 1988
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
Identifier: MSS 90-4
Dates: 1984 - 1989
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...
Dates: 1952 - 1976
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.
Dates: 1975 - 1981
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
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...
Dates: 1973 - 1978
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...
Dates: 1949 - 1960
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.
Dates: 1910 - 1935
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).
Dates: 1921 - 2009
Identifier: MSS 08-07
Dates: 1945 - 1973
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...
Dates: 1794 - 1945
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.
Dates: 1972 - 1975
Identifier: MSS 92-6
Scope and Contents Slides concerning spiders and experiments relating to the behavior of spiders.
Dates: 1965 - 1975
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.
Dates: 1967 - 1973
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...
Dates: 1926 - 1930
Identifier: SM 80-51
Content Description Manuscript entitled "Prehistoric Genesis of Western Carolina Teacher's College, Humbly Sketched" by T. C. Buchanan. Buchanan described his experiences as a teacher at Cullowhee in 1888, and traced the origin of Western Carolina University dated back one year before the officially accepted date of 1889.W.E. Bird's History of Western Carolina College (pp. 21-22, 26) noted:"While Madison was thus engaged, another young man of historical interest in the genesis of the...
Dates: Publication: March 1, 1970 to Fall 1992
Scope and Contents This collection contains printed ephemera relating to the mountain counties of North Carolina (excluding Jackson).
Dates: Record Keeping: undated
- Correspondence 94
- Photographs 77
- Clippings (information artifacts) 75
- Manuscripts (documents) 40
- Legal instruments 30
- Publications (documents) 30
- Newsletters 26
- Genealogies (histories) 24
- Scrapbooks 24
- Minutes (administrative records) 20
- Programs (documents) 20
- Business records 18
- Financial records 17
- Ledgers (account books) 17
- Receipts (financial records) 17
- Reports 17
- Postcards 15
- Brochures 14
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
- Articles 12 ∧ less
- North Carolina Art Education Association 10
- Western Carolina Teachers College 6
- Bird, William Ernest 5
- Love, Robert, 1760-1845 5
- Paulk, William 5
- Cullowhee High School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 4
- Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 4
- Hayes, Hubert, 1901-1964 4
- Hayes, Leona T. 4
- Battle, John Bascombe, 1897-2000 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
- Camp, Cordelia, 1884-1973 2
- Cathey, Joseph, 1803-1874 2
- Collins, Pauline P. 2
- Cox, Thomas A. (Thomas Augustus), 1863- 2 ∧ less