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Research and documentation concerning the chapter published in The History of Jackson County as “The Cultural Arts” (Sylva, N.C.: Jackson County Historical Association, 1987)
The collection consists of four items pertaining to James Frederick Zachary: (1) a diploma from the Atlanta Southern Dental College conferring the degrees of Doctor of Dental Surgery (1919); (2) a license from the Board of Dental Examiners of Georgia (1919): (3) a license from the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners (1919); and (4) a license from the State of Washington to practice dentistry (1931).
This collection consists of partial and complete newspaper editions of the Asheville Citizen (July 18, 1916, and August 29, 1931) and the News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) (December 30, 1917; January 29, 1921; March 5, 1921; January 16, 22, 25, 29, 1923; February 3, 5, 6, 9-14, 22-27, 1923; March 9, 12, 13, 1923).
The majority of the news in the papers relates to World War I and its aftermath.
This is a collection of photographs previously owned by Mrs. Jean Casada Brooks (1944-1993) of Swain County, NC. She was the daughter of Lillie Woody Casada and Walter M. Casada. She married James Winfred Brooks.
Subjects of the photographs include family members, community events, and the Carolina Wood Turning Company in Bryson City, N.C. Family surnames include Brooks, Casada, and Woody.
Papers of the Crisp and related families, consisting of correspondence, legal papers, and deeds in Graham and Swain counties, North Carolina, and dated 1855 to 1930.
Joel Thomas Hubbard (1855-1933) was the owner and operator of a dry goods and notions store in Wilkesboro, NC, in the late 19th-early 20th centuries.
The collection consists primarily of correspondence to Hubbard from 1880-1931. In addition, there are business records, deeds, tax records and other legal documents, and news clippings. There is limited information on timber operations in Wilkes County, NC.
Published and typescript materials associated with a Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center collection.
The collection consists of a variety of historical, although unrelated, items.
John Ehle manuscript Pray to the Red Rattlesnake (typescript with handwritten edits), 644 pages. A proof copy of Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation accompanied the donation and has been cataloged with Special Collections books.
The collection consists of data compiled by John Goebel from cemeteries in Buncombe, Haywood, and Swain counties, and the Qualla Reservation (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians) of North Carolina. The information includes the number of graves, names of those buried, dates of birth and death, and inscriptions.
One copy of the film "John Jacob Niles" by Appalshop, Inc. (32 minutes, color, c1978), with accompanying film transcript and study guide.
This collection contains reminiscences and photographs of the Cullowhee, NC portion of a bicycle trip made by Mr. John Lyle.
Bound, typescript report entitled “Properties of Dr. John R. Brinkley, Sylva, North Carolina,” by Ellis Clarke Soper, Consulting Engineer, containing “Letter of Transmittal” (four pages, dated May 1, 1937), “Index” (three pages), “Report” (fifteen numbered pages plus title page), “Appendix” (three pages), thirty-five photographs, and two maps.