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Printed Documents - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Identifier: PD - GSMNP
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Maps

Identifier: PD - Maps
Dates: Record Keeping: Majority of material found in undated

Printed Documents - Mount Mitchell

Identifier: PDMountMitchell
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Music

Identifier: PDMusic
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - North Carolina

Identifier: PDNorthCarolina
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Poetry and Literature

Identifier: PDPoetryAndLiterature
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Religion

Identifier: PDReligion
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Tennessee

Identifier: PDTennessee
Dates: undated

Printed Documents - Tennessee Valley Authority

Identifier: PDTVA
Dates: Usage: undated

Printed Documents - Transportation

Identifier: PDTransportation
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - University Publications

Identifier: PD-Upub
Dates: Publication: 1891 - 2015

Printed Documents - Western Carolina University

Identifier: PDWCU
Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Prof. Madison’s “Message to the Students”

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

R.A. Romanes Collection

Identifier: MSS 90-3
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

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

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

Regional Photographs

Identifier: RP
Dates: 1880-2017

Robert L. Madison 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 1889. ...
Dates: 1880 - 1955

Robert L. Madison Letter

Identifier: SM 85-12
Content Description Photocopy of a letter written by Professor Robert L. Madison to Solon H. Bryan, and dated November 3, 1938. The letter concerns Madison's disapproval of Bryan's newspaper column.
Dates: 1938-11-03

Robert W. Harris Scrapbook

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 from...
Dates: 1932 - 1933

Roland C. Osborne & Kezia Stradley Osborne Civil War Letters

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

Ron Rash Collection

Identifier: MSS 03-06
Scope and Contents Literary publications of the author Ron Rash
Dates: Publication: 1977 - 2005

Ron Story & Doug Story Collection

Identifier: SM 02-04
Content Description Land grants for tracts in Burke County, North Carolina, dating from 1784 - 1819.
Dates: 1784 - 1819

Roy L. Bodine, Jr. Collection

Identifier: SM 85-05
Content Description A dairy of a prisoner of war of Japan in the Philippines, Japan and Korea.
Dates: 1944-10-09 - 1945-09-08

Royle and Pilkington Textile Collection

Identifier: MSS 80-68
Content Description Royle and Pilkington Company, Inc. (R&P) was a textile manufacturing plant located in Hazelwood, NC. It was incorporated under Delaware law on August 2, 1928, and registered as a foreign corporation doing business in North Carolina on August 30, 1928. The original officers and directors of R&P at the time of incorporation were: James T Royle President/Director Thomas E Noel Vice President/Director Benjamin Colkitt Treasurer/Director Gerald Colkitt ...
Dates: 1928 - 1972

R.R. Padgett Collection

Identifier: SM 86-05
Scope and Contents Original albumen photograph of the exterior storefront of R.R. Padgett, of Asheville, NC. The collection also includes a sermon on Padgett's death.
Dates: 1912

Rufus Morgan Collection

Identifier: MSS 12-02
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to the life and activities of the Rev. Rufus Morgan (1885 – 1983), an Episcopal Priest in western North Carolina. These materials were gathered by Mr. Ben Bridgers of Sylva, NC, in preparation for a planned biography of Rufus Morgan. Included are correspondence, audio cassettes (1970 – 1979 and no date), notes, photographs, and clippings, chiefly concerning Rev. Rufus Morgan and family. Also included are eight convention journals titled Diocese...
Dates: 1938 - 1996

Ruth Barnes Collection

Identifier: SM 80-15
Scope and Contents The collection contains the following:(1) "The World's Greatest War" published c. 1917 by the Atlanta Semi-Weekly Journal (Atlanta, GA), and containing pictures, statistics, maps, and Woodrow Wilson's war proclamation and message to Congress relative to World War I.(2) Copy of a picture of a late nineteenth or early twentieth century Alexander family (of North Carolina) reunion.(3) Copy of a 1911 preaching license issued to Grant Wood of the Buck Creek...
Dates: 1911 - 1917

Samuel McDowell Tate Letters

Identifier: SM 99-1
Content Description Twenty-two (22) pieces of correspondence to S.M. Tate, predominantly concerning railroads and railroad affairs or Tate's capacity as an official with the Western North Carolina Railroad. Included are seven (7) letters by James Wilson, chief engineer of the railroad. The range of dates covers 1868-1896, although the majority are dated during the 1870s. Included are letterhead stationery from: Eagle Hotel; Hot & Warm Springs Hotel (with illustration); War Springs Manufacturing Colony (with...
Dates: 1868 - 1896

Samuel Robert Rickman Owens Collection

Identifier: MSS 16-05
Content Description The Samuel Robert Rickman Owens Collection pertains chiefly to Owens' service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, a variety of documents, and some artifacts. Of note among the documents is a 33-page list of names, subdivided into Prisoner-of-War camps, entitled "Disposition of Naval Personnel Taken Prisoner in the Philippines" (1944).Samuel Robert Owens was born April 10, 1918, in Glenville, NC, to Steven John Owens...
Dates: 1935 - 2000

Samuel Wilson Love Collection

Identifier: SM 80-39
Content Description Photocopy of a diary of a Civil War soldier, Samuel W. Love, a native of Gastonia, North Carolina, who served in Company B of the 28th Regiment of the North Carolina Volunteers. The diary describes the fighting, the wounds he received, and the company. A list of company members is included.
Dates: 1861 - 1862