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Printed Documents - Civil War

 Series
Identifier: PDCW
Dates: Record Keeping: 1862 - 1968

Printed Documents - Counties (excluding Jackson County)

 Collection
Identifier: PD-Counties
Scope and Contents

This collection contains printed ephemera relating to the mountain counties of North Carolina (excluding Jackson).

Dates: Record Keeping: 1904 - 2012

Printed Documents - Counties (Jackson)

 Collection
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 - Education

 Series
Identifier: PDE
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents and ephemera pertaining to education in North Carolina.

Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Forests

 Series
Identifier: PDF
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents, ephemera and maps related to the forests in the western North Carolina and Southern Appalachian regions. Notable forest areas include the Pisgah National Forest and Nantahala National Forest.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1905 - 2010

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

Printed Documents - General

 Series
Identifier: PDGeneral
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents and ephemera related to general topics. Notable materials include books belonging to Robert L. Madison, a Brunk Auctions catalog featuring photographs taken by George Masa, a National Geographic article discussing Dr. Peter Witt's research on spiders in western North Carolina, and documents related to World War II and the American Revolution.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1770 - 2005

Printed Documents - Georgia

 Series
Identifier: PDGeorgia
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents related to Georgia.

Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 Series
Identifier: PD - GSMNP
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents and ephemera related to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Notable items include maps, sheet music, books, brochures, and articles about Horace Kepart, George Masa and Dolly Parton, trails and hiking.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1925 - 2010

Printed Documents - Maps

 Collection
Identifier: PD - Maps
Scope and Contents

The collection includes maps of the western North Carolina and Great Smoky Mountains region. Other documents include articles, posters, photographs and newspapers.

Dates: Record Keeping: Majority of material found in undated

Printed Documents - Mount Mitchell

 Series
Identifier: PDMountMitchell
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents, ephemera and maps related to Mount Mitchell and Mount Mitchell State Park in Yancey County, North Carolina.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1972

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

Printed Documents - Poetry and Literature

 Series
Identifier: PDPoetryAndLiterature
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Religion

 Series
Identifier: PDReligion
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Tennessee

 Series
Identifier: PDTennessee
Dates: undated

Printed Documents - Tennessee Valley Authority

 Series
Identifier: PDTVA
Dates: Usage: undated

Printed Documents - Transportation

 Series
Identifier: PDTransportation
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - University Publications

 Series
Identifier: PD-Upub
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various publications and printed documents produced by Western Carolina University students, faculty, and staff. It includes newsletters, magazines and commencement programs.

Dates: Publication: 1891 - 2015

Printed Documents - Western Carolina University

 Series
Identifier: PDWCU
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Prof. Madison’s “Message to the Students”

 Collection
Identifier: SM 00-13
Content Description

A three page handwritten document, apparently in the handwriting of Robert L. Madison, titled “A Message to the Students”

Dates: 1895

Project Management Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 87-04
Dates: 1970 - 1990

R.A. Romanes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 90-03
Content Description The main body of the collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of various sizes (2" x 3" to 8" x 10") for the period of 1928 - 1972, although most items are concentrated in the years 1930 - 1960. Also included in the collection are news clippings and magazine articles, either featuring photographs in the Romanes collection or concerning subjects featured in the photographs. There is one folder each of correspondence, financial data, and biographical information on...
Dates: 1928 - 1972

Ralph J. Andrews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-17
Content Description Ralph James Andrews (July 6, 1906 - August 7, 1982) was director of the North Carolina Recreation Commission between 1950 and 1979, and later rejoined the WCU faculty as a research fellow in the Center for Economic Development (now CIML) in late 1970.Born in Smith County, Kansas, Andrews graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. degree in 1934. He received his M.A. from George Peabody College in 1937, and completed two additional years of graduate work in 1938....
Dates: 1921 - 1982

Ramsey – West Collection (W.C.T.C. 1949 – 1951)

 Collection
Identifier: SM 10-20
Content Description

Materials concerning Ruth West during her years as a student at Western Carolina Teachers College, including Catamount yearbooks for 1949, 1950, 1951, with personal inscriptions from classmates; and, twelve (12) photographs featuring students on campus and also the 1949 Catamount baseball team.

Dates: 1949 - 1951

Random Sketches from the Past One Hundred Years

 File
Identifier: SM 10-13
Content Description

A 13 page typewritten paper by J.R. Buchanan presented to the Town and College Club on November 24, 1958, and titled “Random Sketches from the Past One Hundred years in the History of North Carolina and Jackson County.”

Dates: 1958

Regional Photographs Collection

 Series
Identifier: RP
Dates: 1880-2017

Robert L. Madison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 81-15
Content Description Madison was born in Staunton, VA, on Feb. 17, 1867. He was the son of Robert Lewis and Helen Banister Madison. In 1885, he graduated from the University of Chattanooga. In 1888, Madison moved to Sylva, NC. In 1891, he married Ella V. Richards of Elizabeth, NJ. They had six children: Robert Edward, James Ambrose, Annie Louise, Monro Bolling, William Haight, and John Banister. Robert Lee Madison founded Cullowhee High School, forerunner of Western Carolina University, in...
Dates: 1880 - 1955

Robert W. Harris Scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: SM 11-05
Content Description Black, hardbound scrapbook (18" x 12"), containing chiefly memorabilia of a vacation to Europe, specifically the Mediterranean, including Spain and Italy. Includes clippings, photographs, receipts, publications, correspondence, boarding passes, and maps. Correspondence to/from Mrs. F.R. Harris, Mr. Robert W. Harris, and Marina Harris, 1932-1933. Contains materials relating to the Steamship Exochorda and SS Rex, along with several hotels in New York, Spain, and Italy. Includes "Glimpses...
Dates: 1932 - 1933

Roland C. Osborne & Kezia Stradley Osborne Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SM 10-02
Content Description

Ten (10) Civil War-era letters, written between January – July, 1862, to Roland C. Osborne (1837 – 1862). Nine of the letters are addressed to “My Dear Husband” / “My Dear” from his wife, Kezia Stradley Osborne (1838 – 1908), and one is addressed to “Dear Son.” The letters are addressed from locales in Haywood County and Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1862