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Bound manuscript copy of the play "The Great Smokies," written by Delmar Baxter.
Three (3) portraits of "Father," "Mother," and "Child." The pictures may represent Newt and Emma Browning, but positive identification has not been confirmed.
The collection consists of eleven (11) maps concerning the Cherokee Indians, especially that part of the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia in the 1830s. There is also a list of changes in Cherokee population and property holdings as reflected in the censuses of 1809 and 1824.
The collection contains some medical appointment books, medical record books, and Mrs. Kirkpatrick's "diary." There is also a medical textbook for practitioners and advanced students.
This collection includes the records and memorabilia of Drs. McGuire, early dentists of Jackson County, NC.
The first addition to this collection includes three ledgers of Dr. Daisy Zachary McGuire.
The second addition includes five books belonging to Dr. Daisy McGuire.
Examination questions and/or academic papers (thirty-three items), grade reports (fourteen items), and a Teachers' First Grade Certificate of Mr. E.D. Penland from the Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School, for the years 1906-1908.
Tribal Council sessions and agendas, Annual Council sessions, Joint Councils sessions, Annual Council Reports, reports and studies, and Resolutions of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for the period 1973 - 1995.
These photographs were taken by Edgar S. Purdom. Born in 1900, Purdom opened a custom furniture shop in Wayah Valley, near Franklin, NC, in 1946. He was a hobby photographer and made these photographs in Western North Carolina. There are 56 photographs in the series. Purdom retired in 1968 and passed away in Lake County, Florida in 1987.
Five deeds and land grants concerning the Jackson County and Macon County, North Carolina, area.
Ledger (8½ inches x 14 inches) maintained by Elbert F. Watson (1843-1942), notary public of Hamburg Township, Jackson County, North Carolina. Ledger entries of civil and criminal actions date primarily between 1883 - 1903.
The one item in this collection is a fifty-page legal document entitled "Abstract of Title to the Realty Holdings of the Cullowhee Mining and Reduction Company, Situated, Lying, and Being in Jackson County, North Carolina," prepared by Coleman C. Cowan, an attorney from Webster, NC. The document is dated April 14, 1906, and is a summary of the history of titles to six tracts of land owned by the mining company.
A handwritten, twelve page document (c. 1910s) entitled "The Erosophian Star," and which concerns the Erosophian Literary Society of the Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School (Cullowhee, North Carolina).
The collection contains a journal of court cases for Jackson County, North Carolina, especially the Cashiers Valley region.
The collection consists of papers relating to the Fain family of Cherokee County, NC, especially Mercer Fain (1820-1893) and his sons, John E. Fain and Alfred Allen Fain. Mercer Fain settled in Murphy, NC, around 1839. He was an attorney, land speculator, merchant, and a Confederate leader during the Civil War. He was also a railroad promoter and the first president of the Georgia & North Carolina Railroad, a narrow gauge line from Marietta, GA, which reached Murphy in 1888.
The collection contains two separate items: (1) a letter from M.C. Hemphill to Mrs. Leary Phillips of Andrews, Cherokee County, North Carolina, and dated November 28, 1893; and (2) a page from a pupil register for a Jackson County Public School district, for August 6, 1888. The last item lists the School Committee as John Crawford, R.L. Watson, and L. J. Smith.
A photograph flyer for Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School c. 1922-1924, is housed in University Archives.
The collection consists of two (2) letters concerning the Fisher family of Jackson County, North Carolina. The first letter is from Wm. Gilleland, Jefferson, Georgia, to James Fisher and Mary Gilleland Fisher (“Dear brother and sister”), Scotts Creek, North Carolina, dated June 6, 1859; the second letter is from J.J. Allen, Camp 25 Regiment, Weldon, North Carolina, to M.A. [Minerva Adeline] Fisher (“Dear Sister”), dated February 22, 1864.