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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...
Identifier: SM 80-32
Content Description The collection consists a World War II ration ticket book issued to members of the Mathis family of Cowarts, North Carolina. Many of the original stamps are still intact.
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.
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.
Identifier: SM 00-03
Content Description Portrait of a "Mountain Man" (canvas). Filed as "oversize." Signed "Susan Connell."
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....
Identifier: MSS 06-14
Content Description Photographs and scrapbooks of Melba Simpson, of Jackson County, North Carolina.
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...
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...
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...
Identifier: SM 85-06
Content Description The collection contains photocopies of two letters:(1) From John Parker Moore and Andrew Jackson Moore, serving in the Confederate armed forces, to their brother Abraham Moore of Ellijay Community (near Franklin), North Carolina. Abraham Moore is sick at home. The letter is addressed from Mobile, Alabama.(2) From Abraham Moore and Andrew Jackson Moore to their father Abraham Moore, Sr., from their camp. All the people involved in this correspondence survived the war and...
Identifier: SM 88-04
Content Description Diary kept by Ray Moses while attending Higdonville High School in Macon County, North Carolina, during 1915 and 1916. The diary contains references to Professor Robert L. Madison, principal of the Higdonville school during that period.
Identifier: SM 80-44
Content Description The Museum of the Southern Highlands was organized for the purpose of preserving and exhibiting artifacts and articles native to Southern Appalachia and to render cultural and educational services. The collection consists mainly of meeting minutes and by-laws (see December 12, 1964). William E. Bird, affiliated with Western Carolina Teachers College, was a member of the board of directors.
Identifier: SM 83-01
Content Description Myrtle Wells Bird, the wife of William E. Bird, was the friend and neighbor of Grace Hall Brown. After Myrtle Bird died on January 4, 1983, Brown wrote a poem and reminiscence.
Identifier: MSS 02-07
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 copies are...
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...
Identifier: SM 03-06
Contents Page of stationery for the New Isothermal Hotel featuring an illustration of the hotel.
Identifier: SM 10-19
Content Description A single, uncut printout of news service reports for early 1981 concerning national events.
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. ...
Identifier: SM 80-37
Content Description The origin of this collection is unknown. However, Ms. Spencer was the aunt of baseball player Ty Cobb, and the article contained in this collection -- an original by Ms. Spencer -- concerns her nephew. The poetry selections are also her own, and the obituary is hers.
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.
Identifier: MSS 90-7
Identifier: MSS 92-1
Identifier: MSS 92-03
Content Description John C. Campbell Folk School
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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.
- Correspondence 94
- Photographs 77
- Clippings (information artifacts) 75
- Manuscripts (documents) 40
- Legal instruments 30
- Publications (documents) 30
- Newsletters 26
- Scrapbooks 24
- Genealogies (histories) 23
- Minutes (administrative records) 20
- Programs (documents) 20
- Business records 18
- Financial records 17
- Ledgers (account books) 17
- Receipts (financial records) 17
- Reports 17
- Postcards 15
- Brochures 14
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
- Articles 12 ∧ less
- North Carolina Art Education Association 10
- Western Carolina Teachers College 6
- Bird, William Ernest 5
- Love, Robert, 1760-1845 5
- Paulk, William 5
- Cullowhee High School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 4
- Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 4
- Hayes, Hubert, 1901-1964 4
- Hayes, Leona T. 4
- Battle, John Bascombe, 1897-2000 3
- Cullowhee State Normal School (Cullowhee, N.C.) 3
- Rotary Club of Sylva (Sylva, N.C.) 3
- Webster Historical Society (Webster, N.C.) 3
- Western Carolina University. Mountain Heritage Center 3
- Witt, Peter Nikolaus 3
- Browder, Nathaniel C., 1904- 2
- Camp, Cordelia, 1884-1973 2
- Cathey, Joseph, 1803-1874 2
- Collins, Pauline P. 2
- Cox, Thomas A. (Thomas Augustus), 1863- 2 ∧ less