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Swain County Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: SM 88-03
Content Description Unrelated items connected with Swain County, North Carolina. Included are:A political promotional card for Kelly Bennett: n.d.Road laws of Swain County: 1923Employee payment account from Norwood Lumber Company of Forney, North Carolina: January 21, 1911Notice of Appointment of Registrar for T.W. Allen of Judson, North Carolina: April 29, 1924A draft registration card and report of Noah Myers of Fontana, North Carolina: ...
Dates: 1911 - 1924

Sylva Rotary Club, Add. #1

Identifier: MSS 06-10
Content Description

Organizational records and commemorative materials of the Sylva Rotary Club, of Sylva, North Carolina, founded in 1928

Dates: 1950 - 2003

Sylva Rotary Club Papers

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

Sylva Rotary Club (Sylva, NC)

Identifier: MSS 80-18
Content Description

The collection consists of Rotary publications and The Rotor, the official publication of the Sylva Rotary Club (Sylva, NC). Publications contain Rotary news, information concerning meetings, minutes of meetings, and similar details.

Dates: 1943 - 1973

T. Gilbert Pearson Collection

Identifier: SM 85-16
Content Description

Three (3) letters from T. Gilbert Pearson to W. W. King of Norfolk, Virginia, concerning the Audubon Society of North Carolina. Pearson was the Secretary of the Audubon Society in North Carolina. The letters concern enrollment of members, the names of some members, and the organization of the Currituck County Branch of the Society.

Dates: 1903

T. Ray Gibbs Collection

Identifier: MSS 96-09
Content Description The Ray Gibbs Collection contains over 50 household artifacts. Gibbs (b. 1904) was a distinguished alumnus of WCU (Class of 1927, Cullowhee State Normal School) who chose a career in education. He served as a teacher, coach, principal, and assistant superintendent throughout North Carolina before retiring as Superintendent of Forsyth County Schools in the late 1950s. He and his wife, Frances Louise Patrick Gibbs, retired to Whittier, N.C. where Ray was raised. The Gibbs Collection came to...
Dates: 1898 - 1980

T. Wood Paxton Collection

Identifier: SM 07-03
Content Description

World War II “War Ration Book One” made out to Milford Jenkins, Cullowhee, Jackson County, N.C.: May 5, 1942.

An invitation to a celebration and the corresponding envelope, the latter postmarked December 1945.

Postal patron form from Congressman Roy A. Taylor requesting opinions of voters in the 11th Congressional District of North Carolina: June 1975.

Dates: 1945 - 1975

Terrell & Watkins

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.

The Bear, 1955 (School Yearbook)

Identifier: SM 02-10
Content Description

School annual of Stephens-Lee High School, Asheville, N.C., for 1955.

Dates: 1955

The Cardinal (annual of Clyde High School, 1964)

Identifier: SM 05-02
Scope and Contents

A copy of the 1964 issue of The Cardinal, annual of Clyde High School, Clyde, North Carolina.

Dates: 1964

The Coming of Schools

Identifier: SM 10-14
Content Description

A handwritten paper titled “The Coming of Schools,” concerning primarily schools in the vicinity of Cullowhee, N.C. at the end of the article is an incomplete list of the school superintendents of Jackson County from 1869 – 1963.

Dates: c. 1963

The Oakley Oak, 1952 (School Yearbook)

Identifier: SM 03-04
Scope and Contents

High School annual entitled the Oakley Oak for 1952, for school in Buncombe County, N.C., and containing sixty-four (64) numbered pages.

Dates: 1952

Thomas Case Collection

Identifier: SM 80-45
Content Description The collection consists of the papers of Thomas Case, who served as a Justice of the Peace and Chairman of the Creek Committee of Guilford County, North Carolina, in the late nineteenth century.The collection is divided into correspondence, bills and receipts, legal papers, tax papers, and miscellaneous items.The correspondence concerns official business, except for a fragment of a personal letter from an unknown author to his mother. The bills and receipts are of a...
Dates: 1846 - 1921

Thomas Conn Bryan Collection

Identifier: MSS 84-01
Scope and Contents

Notes and commentaries on American history and historiography by T. Conn Bryan, former professor of history at Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. The notes concern 20th century United States history and Southern history.

Dates: 1944 - 1959

Thomas Rain Crowe and New Native Press

Identifier: MSS 95-09
Scope and Contents Publications (journals, magazines, books) containing works of Thomas Rain Crowe; correspondence (photocopies); miscellaneous photos (copies); and miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles (originals and copies) written about Crowe and/or his publications or activities.The rights for items in this collection are for the physical property only, and do not include common law, statutory and copyrights, rights for publication and royalties, which remain with the...
Dates: 1975 - 2015

Thomas W. Moore Collection

Identifier: SM 80-05
Content Description

Correspondence between Civil War soldiers in DeKalb County, Alabama, and their families in Cleveland County, Tennessee. There are also bills and receipts from the same period, and two school attendance records (1862).

Dates: 1837 - 1865

Timber Memoranda Booklet

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

Tuckaseigee Bank, Sylva, N.C.

Identifier: SM 98-01
Scope and Contents

Miscellany, containing receipts payment vouchers; bank illustration.

Dates: 1920 - 1924

Twentieth Century Club (Sylva, NC)

Identifier: MSS 86-04
Scope and Contents The Twentieth Century Club, of Sylva, NC--a member of the Federated Women's Clubs of America--was organized in April 1925. The object of the club was to promote interest in education, philanthropy, public welfare, moral values, civics, and fine arts. Early club projects included:1. Establishing a town library,2. Furnishing lunches for needy children,3. Establishing a continuing scholarship for a Western Carolina University Art Department student...
Dates: 1962 - 1995

Venoy and Elizabeth Reed Collection

Identifier: MSS 05-06
Content Description Papers of Robert Venoy Reed (1915 - 1984) and Elizabeth Reed of Jackson County, North Carolina. Materials include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, books and magazines, and memorabilia. Also included are medals and awards from Venoy Reed’s service in the United States military in the European theater of war during World War II. Also included are school annuals of Webster High School and Sylva-Webster High School, representing Mrs. Reed’s years of service in...
Dates: 1941 - 1991

Vera E. Taylor

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

Veronica Nicholas Collection

Identifier: MSS 17-09
Content Description This collection concerns Veronica Johnston Nicholas (1941-2016), chiefly during her service on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners (1980 to 1990), and during her community service and activism in the 1970’s in Jackson County, NC. She was involved in many social and political activities, but is perhaps best known for her advocacy of women’s issues (including the organization REACH), animal rights (including the organization ARF), and her organization of Citizens Against the Airport,...
Dates: 1975 - 2001

W. C. T. C. Band Clinic (1950) Collection

Identifier: SM 02-05
Dates: 1950

W. C. (Weston Cosby) Reed Papers

Identifier: MSS 97-06
Content Description Papers of W.C. Reed (1893-1970) primarily dating from the 1920s - 1930s, including items concerning Jackson County schools. Also included are a variety of forms and pamphlets and a paper on Jackson County history.The addition to the collection includes correspondence relating to the Reed, Painter, and Gilley families; publications and papers concerning the National Farmers Alliance and Industrial Union, Farmers’ State Alliance of North Carolina; catalog of A.W. Davis, merchant...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 - 1951

W. Frank Forsyth Papers

Identifier: MSS 80-45
Content Description Forsyth's papers are divided into eight broad categories. The first category includes legislative and personal correspondence from his N. C. Senate years, invitations to political affairs, Senate and House directories, various legislative bills and state statistics. The second category has Western Carolina University Board of Trustees notes, letters of sympathy and funeral / memorial papers. The third category has newspaper clippings, with subjects ranging from Forsyth's Senate campaign...
Dates: 1936 - 1971

W. Newton Turner Collection

Identifier: MSS 96-03
Content Description Various materials from and/or concerning Dr. W. Newton Turner, WCU faculty member 1937-1971 and school Vice-President, including correspondence; photographs; dowsers wand and books and/or journals about dousing; newspapers and clippings about Dr. Newton Turner and/or WCU; an audio tape (reel to reel); survey notebooks; land surveys, including originals done by Dr. Newton Turner; and blueprints, particularly of Western Carolina College/University buildings (approximately one hundred maps and...
Dates: 1935-1976

W.A. Hobbs Collection

Identifier: MSS 81-09
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white prints of the United States Presidents from George Washington to Gerald Ford by Edmond R. Spoono. Each print is 16 inches by 20 inches and is dated 1974.

Dates: 1974

Wade Galloway Family Collection

Identifier: SM 11-02
Content Description The collection consists of sixty-seven (67) color photographic slides of the “grand parade” held for the county centennial celebration for Jackson County, North Carolina, held September 3, 1951, featuring floats, crowd scenes, and individuals; a photographic slide of the Moseman’s Superette; twenty-one (21) color negatives of parades in Cherokee, N.C., and at Western Carolina College (now Western Carolina University); four (4) photographs of the 1940 flood in Cullowhee, N.C.; a scrapbook,...
Dates: 1940 - 1981

Walt Whitman Collection

Identifier: MSS 80-51
Scope and Contents Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892) was a noted American poet, as well as a teacher, editor, publisher, and volunteer Civil War nurse. He was the son of Walter and Lousia Van Velsor Whitman, of New York. Whitman is probably best known for Leaves of Grass (first published in 1855).The collection came into the possession of William Petterson's family when one of Petterson's ancestors lived next door to Walt Whitman's niece, Jessie, in Camden, N.J. Jessie presented the items as...
Dates: 1862 - 1940

Walter A. Taylor Collection

Identifier: SM 80-35
Content Description Dr. Walter A. Taylor was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1858. He was the son of Dr. J. A. Taylor, a physician and a druggist. Walter Taylor was a member of the firm of Haltiwanger and Taylor, a leading wholesale drug firm in Georgia in the early 1900s. He retired from this business and moved to California and later to Alaska. He was successful in business there, but decided to return to Atlanta to try his hand in the insurance business. He was also successful in this endeavor....
Dates: 1898 - 1958