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Martha Hyde

 Item
Identifier: SM 80-08
Content Description The one item in the collection is an indebtedness agreement dated January 1, 1857, between William Holland Thomas and Nacheuh (?), a Cherokee. The agreement specifies the terms of the debt, which concerns Thomas acting as an agent for the "Buffalo Indians" (members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee) of Graham County (NC) in some land transactions.

Mary Faye Brumby Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-57
Content Description Mrs. Mary Faye Brumby (1912 - ) was born in Marietta, GA, and has been a resident of Murphy, NC, since 1944. In 1934, she married Edward H. Brumby and had three children: Mary Bolan, Ida Hunt and Edward Hunt. Mrs. Brumby founded Fayola Manufacturing Company and was owner and operator (along with her husband) of textile mills at Murphy, NC, and in Georgia (e.g. Brumby Textile Mill), as well as an outlet store in Murphy.Mrs. Brumby attended Agnes Scott College from 1933-1934 and...

Mary Faye Brumby Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 83-02
Content Description This addition to the Mary Faye Brumby collection (MSS 80-57) contains materials relating to Western Carolina College and its designation as a University by the North Carolina Senate, a speech by Brumby, an editorial by Jesse Helms concerning reapportionment, and booklets on inaugural ceremonies and various topics.

Mary Faye Brumby Collection, Add. #2

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Identifier: MSS 86-05
Content Description This addition to the Brumby collections contains a mounted plaque with an inscription.

Maurice B. Morrill Papers

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Identifier: MSS 05-07
Content Description Manuscript and drafts of Dr. Maurice B. Morrill’s history of Western Carolina University. Dr. Morrill served as the Dean of Western Carolina University’s Graduate School and also served extensively on university committees. Several of the manuscript drafts are dated between 1979 – 1981. Also included are research materials for the university history and materials from Ms. Eddie Marie Wike Sutton Duckett.

McKee & Dills Families

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Identifier: MSS 12-01
Content Description The collection contains materials concerning the McKee, Dills, and related families, of western North Carolina, chiefly Jackson County, NC. Of note are several Civil War letters; a Certificate of Promotion to Second Lieutenant for C.S. Buchanan, July 26, 1863; and state of North Carolina Confederate currency.

M.D. Adams Papers

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Identifier: SM 00-03
Content Description Portrait of a "Mountain Man" (canvas). Filed as "oversize." Signed "Susan Connell."

Mead Plant Collection

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Identifier: MSS 91-1
Content Description The collection consists of thirty-one (31) photographs (8" x 10") showing construction and/or operations of the Mead Plant (Sylva Paperboard Co.) in Sylva, North Carolina. Seventeen of the photographs showing construction of the plant are dated, and range from March 6, 1928 to October 8, 1929. The remaining photographs are undated, but are views of the plant and/or personnel engaged in operations.Folder 1: – Document. Entitled “Paper Manufacturing”. No author statement. n.d....

Melba Simpson Papers

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Identifier: MSS 06-14
Content Description Photographs and scrapbooks of Melba Simpson, of Jackson County, North Carolina.

Memorial Chapel -- Cullowhee United Methodist Church (Report)

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Identifier: SM 99-4
Content Description Nine-page report on the windows of the Cullowhee United Methodist Church Memorial Chapel by Hannah Lou Brown Rowlson. The windows represent the families and individuals that supported the church, and include: Billie Lee Brown, Hamilton and Anna Brown, William W. Brown, Eva S. Bryson, Henry C. Bryson, William Edgar Bryson, Ruth Wike Cannon, Virginia Ann Cobb, John and Ida Cotter, David and Lou Coward, William Coward, Mollie Fisher, William and Melvina Keller, R. L. Madison, Will and Sally...

Michael Frome Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-30
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript, four galley proofs, and correspondence relating to Michael Frome's book, Strangers in High Places (Doubleday and Company, 1967). The book is a narrative history of the Great Smoky Mountains area and the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The correspondence concerns comments and criticisms from various authorities and from proof-readers, etc. Other portions of the correspondence, from faculty members of Princeton University to...

Monteith Sisters and Family Collection

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Identifier: SM 06-07
Scope and Contents The collection contains seven photographs, four of which feature Edith Monteith (September 16, 1915 – July 15, 2001) and / or Edna Monteith (February 22, 1908 – June 25, 1988) and three featuring funeral ceremonies and caskets. Also in the collection are six sheets of blank stationery paper with the heading “E.B. Monteith, P.M. and General Merchandise, Dillsboro, N.C.” Elias Brendle Monteith (July 14, 1876 – June 10, 1954) was, according to his obituary in the Sylva Herald (June...

Nathaniel C. Browder, Add #1

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Identifier: SM 80-12
Scope and Contents The collection contains three unrelated items:(1) A photocopy of a letter dated November 18, 1776, from William Moore to General Griffith Rutherford concerning an expedition against the Cherokees in western North Carolina; the letter was photocopied from the Griffith Rutherford Papers, Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and permission should be requested from that depository for use.(2) A photocopy of the will of R. H. Alexander...

Nathaniel C. Browder Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-36
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of materials used by Nathaniel C. Browder (1904 - ) in the production of his book The Cherokee Indians and Those Who Came After and pre-publication drafts of the book DeSoto and Other Spanish Explorers and Their Historians (privately published in Hayesville, NC, 1975). In the collection are photocopied items from the papers of General Winfield Scott, contained in the National Archives (Washington, DC). Inclusive dates of these...

Neal R. Kitchens Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-55
Content Description Neal R. Kitchens (1910 - 1970) was a sheriff of Clay County, NC. He was appointed sheriff while a deputy and was elected to the office in 1942. He served until 1946 and was elected again in 1954. He also owned the Kitchens Lumber Company and the K-Bar Ranch in Hayesville, NC. He also was a member of several public service clubs.The collection contains a biography and obituary on Kitchens, and an editorial praising his dedication to his job and community, information on his...

New Isothermal Hotel Stationery

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Identifier: SM 03-06
Contents Page of stationery for the New Isothermal Hotel featuring an illustration of the hotel.

News Service Releases (1981) Collection

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Identifier: SM 10-19
Content Description A single, uncut printout of news service reports for early 1981 concerning national events.

Ninian Edmonston Collection

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Identifier: MSS 80-11
Content Description Ninian Edmonston (1789-1868) was a citizen of Haywood County, NC. He became a surveyor early in life, and assisted, at the age of nineteen, in surveying the boundary line between Buncombe County, NC, and Haywood County, NC. He served as sheriff of Haywood County for four years. He also served in both the North Carolina Senate and House of Commons (1821-1835), ultimately serving nine terms. Most of the correspondence is from relatives of Edmonston who settled in the Midwest. ...

Norburn - Robertson - Thomson Families Collection

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Identifier: MSS 94-5
Content Description The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, ledgers and/or journals, news clippings, and books and/or pamphlets concerning the Robertson, Norburn, Thomson, Strickland and related families, including Reuben B. Robertson, Sr. and Jr.; Dr. Russell Norburn; Martha Norburn Mead; Dr. E.F. Strickland.

Norburn - Robertson - Thomson Families Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 95-7
Content Description For background information, see the main collection entry MSS 94-5.

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #12

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Identifier: MSS 92-03
Content Description John C. Campbell Folk School

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #13

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Identifier: MSS 92-5
Content Description Folder 1 - Art Contest Guidelines (pamphlets). Folder 2 - Constitution of the North Carolina Arts Education Association. Folder 3 - Correspondence and other information: 1991. Folder 4 - Executive Board Meeting schedule: 1991. Folder 5 - Five Year Plan (Texas Art Education Association): 1990. Folder 6 - "The First Twenty-Five Years,” history compiled by E. Frances Crim and Dr. Perry Kelly. Folder 7 - Newsletter,...

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #14

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Identifier: MSS 93-1
Content Description Folder 1 - NCAEA Annual Conference: October 5-8, 1978.Folder 2 - NCAEA Annual Conference: March 15-18, 1979.Folder 3 - NCAEA Annual Conference: April 17-20, 1980.Folder 4 - NCAEA Annual Conference: November 19-22, 1981.Folder 5 - NCAEA Annual Conference: November 4-7, 1982.Folder 6 - NCAEA Award of Merit for Barbara BowmanL 1991.Folder 7 - NCAEA Board of Directors Meeting: February 6-7, 1981.Folder 8 - NCAEA...

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #15

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Identifier: MSS 93-4
Content Description Folder 1 - Arts Article Folder 2 - Awards Committee and awards winners for 1991. Folder 3 - Board of Directors Agenda for November 5, 1989. Folder 4 - Board of Directors list of Officers: 1990 - 1991. Folder 5 - Board of Directors scheduled meeting dates. Folder 6 - Board of Directors Meetings: November 17, 1990, February 22, 1991. Folder 7 - "By Design" Newsletter. Folder 8 - Constitution of the...

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #18

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Identifier: MSS 99-11
Content Description Folder 1 – Awards: 1999. Folder 2 – Ballots: 1999. Folder 3 – Board Meeting. Folder 4 – Board Meeting: February 7, 1998. Folder 5 – Board Meeting: November 6, 1998. Folder 6 – By Design: 1999. Folder 7 – Executive Board Meeting: 1998, 1999. Folder 8 – Executive Board Meeting: 1999. Folder 9 – Files of Debra Cooper: 1999. Folder 10 – National Art Education Association Southeast...

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 85-02
Scope and Contents This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection contains financial records, correspondence relating to finances, requests for payment, bank statements, checks and monthly financial reports. For additional information, see the entry descriptions under MSS 80-50, MSS 81-07 and MSS 81-10.

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #4

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-11
Content Description The collection contains reports, correspondence, financial statements and Board of Directors communications for the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. Dr. Kelly served as a member of the Board of Directors. Also included in the collection are catalogues and calendars from the Folk School.

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #5

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Identifier: MSS 85-16
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection contains memorandums, minutes, newsletters, and handbooks. See MSS 81-007, MSS 81-10, and MSS 85-02 for descriptions and additional material.

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #6

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Identifier: MSS 87-07
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection concerns the John C. Campbell Folk School (Brasstown, NC).

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #7

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Identifier: MSS 88-02
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection includes correspondence, clippings, reports, and other organization papers. See MSS 80-50 for a description of the Association.

North Carolina Nurses Association - District 23

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Identifier: MSS 82-01
Scope and Contents The North Carolina Nurses Association is incorporated under North Carolina law. The Association's objectives were to organize registered professional nurses in North Carolina for the purpose of advancing and promoting the best interests of the nursing profession; to promote high standards; to propose, sponsor, and advocate legislative enactments regulating professional nurses; and to promote working conditions and compensation of nurses.The collection contains the minutes and some...

North Carolina Trails System

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Identifier: MSS 81-11
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, clippings, and articles on trail systems inthe North Carolina trail system. The items are arranged alphabetically by trail name and then chronologically within each trail heading. The trails and trail systems covered include the North Carolina Bartram Trail, the Appalachian Trail, the Benton MacKaye Trail, North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail, as well as bicycle trails, canoe trails, and individual hiking trails, most of them in western North Carolina.

North Shore Cemetery Decoration Project Collection

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Identifier: MSS 06-01
Scope and Contents Materials concerning the cultural and natural history of the “north shore” of the present Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina - Tennessee, including, but not limited to, a two volume “compilation of documents regarding the Environmental Impact Study on the North Shore Road in the Great Smoky Mountain [sic] National Park in Swain County, North Carolina” (cover letter dated April 16, 2003); a “Cultural Resources Existing Conditions Report, North Shore Road Environmental Impact...

Norton Family Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-17
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two genealogical studies of the Norton family by Harry Wright, specifically a 1973 study and an expanded 1974 version. The 1973 study begins with Thomas Norton of England and traces his line through his family's immigration to America and their settlement in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The study stops with the children of William and Jemima Norton of North and South Carolina. The 1974 study repeats the 1973 edition and adds a list of the...

Paul Fink Collection

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Identifier: MSS 81-18
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of the Great Smoky Mountains region, by Paul Fink of Jonesboro, TN. A hiking companion of Horace Kephart (see MSS 80-24 Horace Kephart), Fink advocated for the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the 1920s. This collection was acquired in conjunction with the Horace Kephart collection.

Pauline Pressley Collins Collection

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Identifier:  MSS 10-03
Content Description Photo album, bound in black and white textile, containing ninety-seven (97) photographs and various memorabilia, 1921-2009 and/or no date; clippings; and, photocopy of a ledger detailing genealogy of local families (141 pages).

Penland Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS 80-39
Content Description The items concern the Penland family of Burke and Clay counties, NC, and include petitions, wills, indenture statements, inventories, and a real estate ledger. An account book is missing. Specific items include a 1794 road petition in Burke County, NC, signed by William Penland; George Penland's War of 1812 pay roll and muster roll cards (1815-1817); documents settling William Penland's estate (1815-1816); an indenture document between George Penland and James Patton (1825); property...

Penland Land Grant

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Identifier: SM 99-02
Content Description One (1) grant for a tract of land from the State of North Carolina (hand-numbered as No. 2392) to W.C. Penland for 100 acres in Macon County, NC, embracing "part of the land lately acquired by Treaty from the Cherokee Indians." Grant entered August 1, 1857; witnessed by John W. Ellis, December 29, 1860; attached survey dated April 28, 1854; registered in Macon County on February 10, 1874.

Peter Witt Spider Photographs, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 88-01
Content Description Photographic negatives and prints concerning spiders and experiments relating to the behavior of spiders, with emphasis on the effect of drugs on web construction.

Peter Witt Spider Photographs, Add. #2

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Identifier: MSS 92-6
Scope and Contents Slides concerning spiders and experiments relating to the behavior of spiders.

Peter Witt Spider Photographs, Add #3

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Identifier: MSS 93-6
Scope and Contents Photographic slides of spiders and/or experiments related to the behavior of spiders. Two copies of the sound film "Life On a Thread" by Laurence Salzmann and Peter N. Witt (Blue Flower Films, c1973; color, circa twenty minutes) concerning the study of behavior of web-building spiders. Slide # Caption301. fast / slow growers 302. male / female growth 303. growth, size measures 304. growth, reg. measures 305. Neoscona,...

Peter Witt Spider Photographs, Add. #4

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Identifier: MSS 94-2
Scope and Contents Films of spiders and/or experiments and studies related to the behavior of spiders or web-building, including: eleven (11) short films (c. running time two - three minutes each) dating from c. 1967-1968; six (6) films (from c. 7 - 22 minutes in running time) dating from c. 1966-1973, including the sound film "Life On a Thread" by Laurence Salzmann and Peter N. Witt (Blue Flower Films, c1973; one (1) video tape.

Photo Album of the Great Smokey Mountains

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Identifier: MSS 87-06
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the “Photo Album of the Great Smokey Mountains,” compiled by Max V. Straub, of Canton, OH. The photographs in this album are dated from 1926-1930, and show a variety of locations within the Great Smoky Mountains. Many of the locations shown would become part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, chartered in 1934 and officially dedicated in 1940. Straub's photographs show the Great Smoky Mountains region and some of its inhabitants...

Printed Documents - Counties (excluding Jackson County)

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Identifier: PD-Counties
Scope and Contents This collection contains printed ephemera relating to the mountain counties of North Carolina (excluding Jackson).

Printed Documents - Counties (Jackson)

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Identifier: PD-CountiesJackson
Scope and Contents Printed ephemera related to Jackson County, North Carolina divided by town or region.

Printed Documents - General

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Identifier: PDGeneral

Printed Documents - Georgia

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Identifier: PDGeorgia

Printed Documents - Maps

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Identifier: PD - Maps

Printed Documents - Mount Mitchell

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Identifier: PDMountMitchell

Printed Documents - Music

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Identifier: PDMusic

Printed Documents - North Carolina

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Identifier: PDNorthCarolina

Printed Documents - Poetry and Literature

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Identifier: PDPoetryAndLiterature

Printed Documents - Religion

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Identifier: PDReligion

Printed Documents - Tennessee

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Identifier: PDTennessee

Printed Documents - Transportation

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Identifier: PDTransportation

Prof. Madison’s “Message to the Students”

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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”

R.A. Romanes Collection

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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...

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

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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.

Robert L. Madison, Add. #3

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Identifier: MSS 94-06
Content Description Five books signed by Robert L. Madison.

Robert L. Madison, Add. #4

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Identifier: MSS 94-07
Content Description Five books signed by either Robert L. Madison or by Mrs. Madison.

Robert L. Madison Collection

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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. ...

Robert L. Madison Letter, Add #5

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Identifier: SM 95-03
Content Description Original, handwritten letter from Robert L. Madison, principal of the Cullowhee High School, dated March 5, 1895, from Painter, North Carolina: "Robt. L. Madison, Prin. C.H.S." to "Mr. M. Buchanan, Treasr. Bd. Mgrs. Normal Dept. C.H.S."

Robert W. Harris Scrapbook

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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...

Ron Rash Publications

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Identifier: MSS 03-06

Ron Rash Publications, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 04-07
Content Description Publications containing poetry and other writings of Ron Rash.

Ron Rash Publications, Add. #2

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Identifier: MSS 06-03
Content Description Publications containing literary works by Ron Rash

Ron Story & Doug Story Collection

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

Royle & Pilkington Textile Collection, Add. #1

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Identifier: MSS 93-3
Scope and Contents Two (2) key punch cards for weaving textile patterns. Six (6) original pattern design segments with color guides and weaving guides.

For addition information see, Royle & Pilkington description under MSS 80-68.

Royle and Pilkington Textile Collection

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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 ...

R.R. Padgett Collection

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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.

Rufus Morgan Collection

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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...

Ruth Barnes Collection

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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...

Samuel McDowell Tate Letters

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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...

Sara Madison Photographs, Add. #1

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Identifier: SM 05-08
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 8 x 10 photograph of the Buzzards Roost area of Cullowhee, and includes the Indian Mound.

Sarah Madison Collection

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Identifier: MSS 06-07
Content Description Materials concerning the Wike, Sutton, Madison, and allied families of western North Carolina; the history of Western Carolina University; and Jackson County, North Carolina history. Documents include, but are not limited to, sheet music, including items by Robert Frank Jarrett and World War I pieces, and music instruction materials or publications; copies of Western Carolina Teachers College May Day programs (1938 – 1940, 1950) and programs for other events (1944 – 1948 & n.d.); Davies...

Sarah Madison Papers

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Identifier: SM 02-07

Scarborough, Hazel

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Identifier: MSS 80-37
Scope and Contents The collection contains several groups of correspondence, most of which concerns relatives of Hazel Scarborough. These groups are: Auyer (Ayer) Cole, Asheville, NC:., letters to his family during World War I service: 1917-1918. William B. Simpson, Weaverville, NC: , letters to his family during his military service in Korea: 1953. E. C. Cole family, Asheville, NC: ., correspondence & papers: 1914-1918....

School Fund of 1894 [Jackson County]

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Identifier: SM 98-2
Scope and Contents "School Fund" report for Jackson County, North Carolina, listing school districts, among of money paid for 1894.

Scotts Creek Store Ledger Sheet

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Identifier: SM 93-1
Scope and Contents Page from an 1839 store daybook, and purported to be the store operated by Andy Cope on Scotts Creek. A note written by Ernest Keener in 1924 indicates that the page was discovered in 1920 in the tower of the old Courthouse at Webster.





For additional information see: J.D. McRorie, "Knowing Jackson", Sylva Herald, December 12, 1985; and, "Andrew Cope", Jackson County Heritage, North Carolina, Vol., 1992, pp. 168-69.

Smither (Smathers) Family Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-43
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials on the history of the Smither (or Smathers) family of Jackson, Haywood, and Buncombe counties, NC, as compiled by the Smither Genealogy Archives. The documentation largely consists of photocopies of census records, legal records, and pages from books that mention the Smither or Smathers name. The census records, which include the Smathers and Fulbright families, are from Habersham County, GA; Red River County, TX; and Buncombe, Haywood,...