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Bicentennial Commission

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Identifier: MSS 80-56
Scope and Contents The North Carolina American Revolution Bicentennial Commission was established in 1967 by act of the North Carolina General Assembly. The Commission was to develop and conduct plans and programs commemorating the bicentennial of the American Revolution, and to make better known the major and leading role played by North Carolina in the American Revolution. The collection contains correspondence of the Commission with John Bell, the Commission representative at Western Carolina University;...

Blue Ridge Parkway Floristics

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Identifier: MSS 80-62
Content Description Good Scope and Contents The primary part of the collection is a copy of a report compiled by Dr. James H. Horton and Lynn Gaines of the Western Carolina University Biology Department. The study was authorized and paid for by the National Park Service. The report was a study of the floristics of selected heath communities along the southern section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Braun-Blanquet cover estimate method was used to gather data. The...

Brevard Institute, Scrapbook (1925 - 1926)

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Identifier: SM 05-01
Contents Scrapbook of a student of Brevard Institute, primarily 1925 – 1926.









Scrapbook in black binder, belonging to Carola Capps, containing graduation exercise programs, play programs, and literary society event programs of Brevard Institute; Brevard M.E. Church event programs; program for Radcliffe Chautauqua; clippings; correspondence; class notes and class papers. 1925-1926, n.d.

British Newspapers

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Identifier: MSS 85-04
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm copies of the Daily Journal (London) for January - December 1730; Lloyd's Evening Post and British Chronicle (London) for January 1 - December 31, 1762; and the London Gazette (London) for January 2-January 1, 1763. The disparate dates for the papers are explained by the fact that the years correspond to two trips by Cherokee delegations to London.In 1730, Sir Alexander Cuming visited Cherokee country (March - April) as an unofficial envoy of...

Brown Family Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-18
Scope and Contents Ezekial Brown was the son of Walter Brown, a native Englishman who settled with his family in Hall County, GA. Ezekial came to Haywood County, NC, in 1822. Ezekial's son John settled in nearby Jackson County. Most of the materials in this collection are records of Ezekial and John Brown's land transactions in the latter two counties, especially in the Scotts Creek area. There are nine such items in the collection ranging in date from 1817-1859. The pre-1822 arrival item is a document...

Burton J. Bogitsh Collection

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Identifier: MSS 00-09
Content Description Research materials of Dr. Burton J. Bogitsh, including page proofs and production materials for Human Parasitology (2nd ed.), reprints of articles and studies (c. four linear feet), photographic prints (c. three linear feet) and negatives, "blocks" (encapsulated samples) and accompanying identifications and experiment notes. Research topics include, but are not limited to, Cestoidea, Digenea, Flatworm, Lysosomes, Mesozoa, Nematoda, Parasites, Protozoa, Schistosoma.

C. W. Slagle Papers

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Identifier: MSS 05-09
Content Description Papers of C.W. Slagle of Macon County, North Carolina, and the related Siler family. The collection includes correspondence, contracts and agreements with C.W. Slagle, surveys and accompanying correspondence and notes, financial records and receipts, letters of W.O. Wolfe to C.W. Slagle (1909) and sketch of monument, correspondence with the Alcoa company (primarily 1913-1918) and W.M. Ritter Lumber Company (primarily 1907 – 1916), a bound account ledger (primarily 1838 – 1868), a bound survey...

Carl A. Reiche Manuscript

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Identifier: SM 88-05
Scope and Contents A copy of a 1986 typewritten manuscript by Carl Reiche entitled "Whither, The Beloved Mountains:; 26 Years of Hiking in, Fighting for, the Westernmost N.C. Mountains."

Carr and Ruth Hooper Papers

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Identifier: MSS 04-09
Content Description Manuscripts and memorabilia of Mr. Carr Hooper (May 4, 1903 – December 6, 1981), educator in western North Carolina and the Philippines, and of Mrs. Ruth Williams Hooper (September 26, 1902 – December 16, 1984). A notable item in the collections is a copy of Rudyard Kipling's Verse which contains writings in the margins by Mr. Hooper while imprisoned at Santo Tomas. Also included are typescript accounts by Carr Hooper, "Aboard Ship on Way to States," and by Ruth Williams Hooper,...

Cashiers Valley & Hamburg Ledger

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Identifier: SM 97-05
Content Description Ledger, c. 4 inches x 9 and 3/4 inches, forty-nine leaves, with handwritten entries in pencil and ink dating from 1890s to 1920s. Main headings are for the Hamburg and Cashiers Valley townships of Jackson County, North Carolina. Alphabetical listing of individual's names by townships, and separate listing of names and ages of children. Entries for "work on road," "work on school house," "work at saw mill," "paid preacher" and churches, and additional entries for goods purchased and/or...

Catherine’s Chapel

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Identifier: SM 16-03
Scope and Contents Catherine’s Chapel refers to a small church on Brasstown Rd in the Caney Fork community in Jackson County, North Carolina. The church, established around 1906 was named for Ruth Catherine Parker Hooper, the wife of Western Huston Hooper. Catherine was responsible for soliciting donations from community members for the establishment of a building that would serve as a school and church for the community. Huston, an employee of the Jackson Lumber Company, later known as Blackwood Lumber Company...

Cathey Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 94-04
Content Description Papers and records of the Cathey family of Haywood County, North Carolina, including two store ledgers (c. 1859-1870), two family Bibles with historical and genealogical entries, and a land grant, correspondence, and speech (c. 1800-1890)

Charles A. Bird (Sept. 30, 1853 - Jan. 25, 1938) Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-33
Scope and Contents Charles A. Bird was a farmer, community leader, Methodist lay leader, and political figure of Qualla Township in Jackson County, NC. He served as chairman of the Jackson County Board of Commissioners. He was the father of William E. Bird, who was dean of Western Carolina College from 1921-1957 (see MSS 80-34).The collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, and genealogical information on the Bird, Terrell, Wells, Reynolds, and related families, and includes...

Charlotte & Leona Young Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-76
Scope and Contents Charlotte Young and Leona Young were the daughters of Pickney Young, a mail carrier who rose to the rank of Confederate Brig. General during the Civil War. The Young sisters, originally from Candler, NC, taught at various schools in North Carolina and other states. In 1911-1912, Charlotte Young taught at Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School. She later became principal at Webster High School, in Webster, NC (1914-1917).Charlotte Young published several books of poetry, including...

Cherokee County (N.C.)

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Identifier: MSS 80-27
Content Description The bulk of the collection consists of notes and articles prepared by Mrs. Louise Bayless, concerning the history of Cherokee County, NC. Several of the articles appeared in regional newspapers. The genealogical materials focus on Cherokee County families. There also is information on Fort Butler, a major collection point (in present-day Murphy, NC), for the Cherokee Indians during their forced removal in 1838. Most of the collection consists of photocopies; although some original items are...

Cherokee Documents in Foreign Archives Collection

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Identifier: MSS 83-03
Content Description Cherokee Documents in Foreign Archives includes all materials relating to the Cherokee tribe found by Drs. William L. Anderson and James A. Lewis in the archives and other records depositories of Canada, France, Great Britain, Mexico, and Spain. The collection is on 800 reels of microfilm and includes sources which directly mention the Cherokee tribe or Cherokee territory, or which refer to Southern tribes in general. The collection also contains numerous references to about one hundred other...

Cherokee Indian Fair Program Papers

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Identifier: SM 03-05
Content Description Brochure for the 31st Annual Cherokee Indian Fair Program, October 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 1948, Cherokee, North Carolina, featuring a Program of Events and the Exhibits.

Cherokee Indian Museum, Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Brochure)

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Identifier: SM 02-11
Content Description Brochure entitled "Cherokee Indian Museum, Gatlinburg, Tennessee." The brochure features Carl Standingdeer on the front cover, plus nine other photographs.

Cherokee Maps Collection

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Identifier: MSS 85-14
Scope and Contents The collection consists of reproductions of maps from archives in Canada, Great Britain, and Spain. The maps feature Cherokee towns and place names, or refer to Cherokee territory.The reproductions are arranged according to the archives holding the original map, and then by date within each national grouping. The language represented on a specific map does not necessarily correspond to the national archives holding that map. For instance, there are numerous maps with notations...

Civilian Conservation Corps Collection

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Identifier: SM 85-09
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a photograph album entitled "Memories of District C Civilian Conservation Corps." District C included Mt. Sterling and Kephart Prong, in North Carolina, and Elkmont, Cosby, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, Townsend, Morristown, and Greeneville, in Tennessee. The memorial album includes lists of officers, rosters of the companies, a brief history of each company, and numerous photographs of the camps and camp life.

Clarence H. Brooks WCTC Diploma

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Identifier: SM 11-03
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a “Senior Class” diploma presented to Clarence H. Brooks by the Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School, and dated May 8, 1922. The diploma is signed by Robert L. Madison as President and W.E. Bird as Dean of the institution.

Cordelia Camp Bible

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Identifier: SM 91-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a compilation of Bible selections attached to the pages of a booklet. The booklet reportedly belonged to Cordelia Camp.

Corydon Bell Collection

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Identifier: MSS 85-18

Craig / Nichols Collection

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Identifier: SM 03-01
Scope and Contents Craig / Nichols Collection. Description: forty-six photographs, featuring among other subjects Lula Craig and Dr. Nichols of Sylva, North Carolina, and two views of the Almond High School. Also included are two graduation programs for the Almond High School, Almond, North Carolina, dated 1922 and 1925; a 1923 graduation program for the I.O.O.F. High School; and a graduation program for Norview High School.

Cullowhee Baptist Church Papers

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Identifier: MSS 92-4
Content Description The collection contains documents concerning the Cullowhee Baptist Church including five minute books covering the period 1821-1946 and 1953-1960. In addition, there is one treasurer's account book for 1927-1928.An addition to the collection includes ledger/minute books (July 1972 – September 1975, October 1975 – June 1981), “Individual Church Record” ledger (1942 – 1952), minutes of deacons meetings (November 1932 – August 1991, January 1992 – November 2001), church conferences...

Cullowhee Garden Club Collection

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Identifier: MSS 93-05
Content Description The collection contains notebooks and scrapbooks of the Cullowhee Garden Club, including publicity, awards, and history binders.

Cullowhee State Normal School

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Identifier: SM 00-14
Contents The collection consists of an essay written by W. E. Bird, President Emeritus of Western Carolina College and College Historian, titled “Cullowhee State Normal School.”

Cullowhee State Normal School Diploma (1927)

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Identifier: SM 10-11
Scope and Contents Diploma from the Cullowhee State Normal School awarded to Maie [sic Marie] Thelma Roberts, on August 31, 1927, signed by H.T. Hunter, President of the Institution, and Reuben B. Robertson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Dan Tompkins (1890-1950) Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-14
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, writings, and related materials of Dan Tompkins. Tompkins became editor of the Jackson County Journal in 1912, and remained in that capacity for the next thirty-one years, except for the period 1917-1918, when he served in World War I. He served as mayor of Sylva, NC, for twelve years; judge, in 1935; registrar of voters, in 1937; judge of elections, in 1943; and three terms in the North Carolina House of Representatives. In 1947, he ran...

David Davies Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: SM 00-07
Contents Original oil painting by Sue Davies, daughter of David Davies, entitled "View of the Tuckaseegee River" (canvas). According to The History of Jackson County (Max Williams, ed.) the painting was done c. 1886.