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WCU International Students and Host Families Collection

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Identifier: MSS 16-06
Scope and Contents This collection concerns international students and the Host Family Association at Western Carolina University. Formed during the mid-1970's, the Host Family Association's mission was to assist the newly-arriving international students with the transition from life in their home country to the challenges of being a new college student in an unfamiliar country. Host families provided essentials, such as bedding, dormitory furnishings, and winter clothing. They also hosted international...
Dates: 1963 - 2016

WCU / Petitioners Files

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Identifier:  MSS 97-10
Dates: Majority of material found within 1972 - 1973

WCU Theatre Department Collection

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Identifier: MSS 17-01
Scope and Contents Programs, photographs, cast lists, and other ephemera from WCU theater productions.
Dates: 1969 - 2004

Webb Garrison Collection

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Identifier: MSS 95-8
Content Description Webb Garrison is the author of a variety of books on the Civil War. The collection includes the author's manuscripts, revised and/or corrected pages, galleys and/or page proofs, jacket art, correspondence, editorials, reviews, lists of illustrations, personal computer disks, and accompanying materials. Works featured include: • Atlanta and the War (1995) • Civil War Curiosities(1994) • The Lincoln No One Knows (1993) • A Treasury of Ohio Tales (1993) • Why You Say It (1992) • Civil War Trivia...
Dates: 1992 - 1996

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

Webster Methodist Episcopal Church South

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Identifier: SM 10-16
Scope and Contents The collection consist of a manuscript entitled “Short Sketch of Webster Methodist Episcopal Church South.”
Dates: 1906

Webster (North Carolina) Miscellanea

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Identifier: SM 95-04
Scope and Contents Receipt from Henry G. Robertson to J.E. McLain on Robertson's Webster, N.C., letterhead for respective amounts of $9.11, $12.72, and $48.92. Dated February 14, 1898. Envelope addressed to J.E. McLain (Asheville, N.C.) with return address to Coleman C. Cowan (Webster, N.C.). Postmarked at Webster, N.C., August 3, 1904. Envelope addressed to J.E. McLain (Asheville, N.C.) with return address to Walter E. Moore (Webster, N.C.). Postmarked at...
Dates: 1898 - 1909

Western Carolina Teachers College Receipts

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Identifier: SM 10-18
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two receipts from Western Carolina Teachers College for payment on fees, one dated December 3, 1945, and the other December 6, 1945, and also a receipt for “Lunches – four days per week, Mon. – Thurs.,” dated both December 3, 1945, and January 10, 1946.
Dates: 1945 - 1946

Western Carolinian Office Photographs Collection

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Identifier: MSS 06-13
Content Description Photographs from the Western Carolinian office, the student newspaper of Western Carolina University.
Dates: 1989 - 2000

Western North Carolina Associated Communities

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Identifier: MSS 80-12
Scope and Contents The Western North Carolina Associated Communities is made up of eleven western counties in North Carolina (Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania). Begun in 1947, the organization was dedicated to the development of the region. The overall policy of the association was to organize the counties and communities west of Asheville for their mutual benefit on matters pertaining to tourism, game and fish resources, and roads (originally...
Dates: 1941 - 1972

Western North Carolina Associated Communities, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 90-02
Content Description For additional information, see the main entry description for WNCAC under MSS 80-12.
Dates: 1969 - 1984

Western North Carolina Associated Communities, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 94-1
Content Description For additional information, see the Western North Carolina Associated Communities collection main entry under MSS 80-12. Contents Folder 1 - Bank statements, dues paid, treasurer's report: October 1988 - September 1989.Folder 2 - Bank statements, dues paid, treasurer's report: October 1989 - September 1990.Folder 3 - Bank statements, dues paid, treasurer's report: October 1990 - September 1991.Folder 4 - Bank...
Dates: 1988-1993

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

Western North Carolina Miscellanea

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Identifier: MSS 80-74
Scope and Contents The collection contains several unrelated items donated to the WCU History Department. Title of collection changed from "History Department" to "Western North Carolina Miscellanea" February 5, 2015.Among the items are:Correspondence from Anna Angel Allen to her father and brother (surname Angel). The letters are primarily of family interest.A family "patent right" of T.M. Angel for "Levi Cutshawl's Churning Machine." Tax receipts of T.M. Angel...
Dates: 1813 - 1913

Western North Carolina Oral History Project Collection

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Identifier: MSS 01-04
Content Description The Western North Carolina Oral History Project contains interviews on a wide variety of topics from Western North Carolina residents.

Material type include literary productions and reports as well as audio.
Dates: 1998 - 2004

Western North Carolina Tomorrow’s Black Oral History Project

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Identifier: MSS 98-03
Scope and Contents In an attempt to piece together the history of Black people in western North Carolina, Western North Carolina Tomorrow (WNCT) conducted an oral history project. WNCT is a group composed of representatives from the various communities throughout the region. Although the contribution of the unique culture and history of the Southern Appalachian people to America is well documented, the important contribution and historical experience of the southern Appalachian Black family is a largely unknown...
Dates: 1986 - 1989

Wilkie & Mellie McHan Store Ledger

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Identifier: MSS 97-9
Content Description Ledger of store owned by Wilkie and Mellie McHan, who operated stores on separate occasions in Almond and Marble, North Carolina, in addition to other business enterprises. Pages of the ledger are c. 14 inches by 8¼ inches. Entries are indexed in front of the ledger by name, with most entries dated late 1910s to early 1920s. Entries indicate customers, goods and services, and accounts and payments.
Dates: 1919 - 1922

William Bryant Carden Civil War Letter

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Identifier: SM 02-03
Contents Civil War letter of William Bryant Carden (also Cardin), dated October 6, 1861 (beginning of letter) and October 7, 1861 (end of letter), from Camp Lee, Pocahontas County, Virginia (now West Virginia).
Dates: 1861-10-06 - 1861-10-07

William E. Bird Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-34
Content Description This collection is grouped as follows: private correspondence, writings, genealogy, folk ballads, newspaper clippings, and a church ledger.Bird's private correspondence mostly contains letters to and from family and friends, although there are some personal business letters and a segment of correspondence from 1960-1964 regarding his book, The History of Western Carolina College.His writings include his unpublished autobiography, a manuscript of Level Paths: New Songs...
Dates: 1891 - 1975

William Estes Papers

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Identifier: MSS 95-3
Content Description Personal papers of William Estes and related family of Swain County, North Carolina. The papers include personal and/or business correspondence; papers related to Estes' capacity as a judicial official (court summons or actions; warrants; notices of actions, petitions, and decisions; agreements); property and land related papers (notices, transactions, surveys, etc.); receipts and memorandum & account booklets; surveys and reports on stills and distilleries, road duty, or schools;...
Dates: 1851 - 1923

William F. Tompkins (1862-1896) Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-13
Scope and Contents This collection contains manuscripts regarding William F. Tompkins, a Jackson County, NC, physician and businessman. Tompkins was born in Michigan in 1862, but grew up in Kansas and Colorado. He took his professional training in the Louisville Medical College (Louisville, KY). His first practice was at Colorado Springs, CO. While still a young man he moved to Webster, NC (Jackson County), where he established a medical practice and became a land and mineral speculator. Dr. Tompkins served...
Dates: 1820 - 1971

William Holland Thomas (1805-1893) Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-03
Scope and Contents The correspondence in the Thomas collection dates from 1833-1923. Most of the letters relate to Cherokee Indian affairs. Other major topics covered are the Blue Ridge Railroad and the Civil War. Other letters relate to family business affairs, family life, and the effect of the Civil War on the family and western North Carolina. The correspondence includes a photocopy of a letter written by Andrew Jackson in 1841.The collection also contains letter books which refer to Cherokee...
Dates: 1796 - 1956

William Holland Thomas III Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-67
Content Description The collection contains photocopies of correspondence and legal documents regarding the controversy over land titles held by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina. The materials probably were collected by William Holland Thomas III, grandson of William Holland Thomas, who was the first Indian agent for the Eastern Band.The collection also contains genealogical data. The family tree of George W. Bryson and his wife Polly Anna Conley is outlined. ...
Dates: 1844 - 1968

William P. Brittain Ledger

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Identifier: SM 80-20
Content Description William P. Brittain was the son of Marcus and Sarah Brittain of Haywood and Cherokee counties, North Carolina. Marcus' mother, Celia Vance, was an aunt of North Carolina Governor Zebulon Vance. William was one of eight children born to Marcus and Sarah. He was a farmer and merchant in Peachtree, Cherokee County, North Carolina. The ledger in this collection reflects the business activities of the general store he owned and operated in Peachtree. William married Caroline E. George, and they had...
Dates: 1909 - 1918

William Paulk, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 00-08
Scope and Contents Literary works by William Paulk, “Letters to Freddy and Sister Clare,” Volume VIIII. Includes Some Letters to Others. Cullowhee. 22 July 1999 - 6 October 2000.
Dates: 1999 - 2000

William Paulk, Add. #4

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Identifier: MSS 02-08
Scope and Contents Literary works by William Paulk, and consisting of a continuation of the "Letters to Freddy" (Volume IX).
Dates: 2000 - 2001

William Paulk Collection

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Identifier: MSS 97-4
Content Description Literary and other works by William Paulk, journals containing poetry and other literary works by or about him; his thesis; clippings; manuscripts compilations; manuscript journals; manuscripts of novels; individual manuscripts of poems, short stories, plays; original hieroglyphic artwork and translation of the Apostles' Creed; and proof pages. Also included are books by other authors, photographs, correspondence, and programs and other printed items.Appendix A -- William Paulk...
Dates: 1885 - 1997

William Paulk Estate Papers

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Identifier: MSS 03-10
Content Description Papers of Mr. William Paulk, former English professor, WCU English Department.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947 - 2003

William Paulk selected poems

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Identifier: SM 93-2
Content Description Manuscript in English of poems by William Paulk which appeared in the Chinese edition of Selected Poems. The general editor of the Chinese edition was Yang Zhida, and the translators were Zeng Hong, Yang Jing-Ging, and Yang Zhida.

For the Chinese edition see, SPEC. COLL. PS 3566 .A833 P64 1993.
Dates: 1993

William Richardson Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-49
Content Description An account of mission work among the Cherokee Indians during the period 1758-1759 by the Reverend William Richardson, a Presbyterian missionary. Richardson was born in England in 1729 and came to America in 1750.
Dates: 1759