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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Carr and Ruth Hooper Papers

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1942-1972

Drs. McGuire Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 81-12
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1894 - 1971

First United Methodist Church, Sylva

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 11-02
Scope and Contents Records of the First United Methodist Church of Sylva, North Carolina, including, but not limited to, correspondence; meeting minutes, including Board of Stewards, Pilgrim Class, Anne Cowan Circle, Women's Society of Christian Service, Missionary Society, Women's Society, Woman's Home Mission Society, Wesleyan Service Guild; Quarterly Conference Records Books; Sunday School Record Books; financial records; membership information; memorabilia; church histories; architecture and remodeling;...
Dates: 1888 - 1905

H. G. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SM 00-08
Contents Account book: 1844 - 1849. Picture of Sgt. J.L. Hall in uniform: c. World War I. Books: Boy Scout handbook; The Children's Own Reader Book 4; Appleton's School Reader -- Fifth Reader; The Captives of Abb's Valley; The Ladies Almanac, 1963; The Ladies Almanac, 1965; The Elementary spelling Book; Stoddard's American Intellectual Arithmetic; McGuffey's New 2nd Eclectic Reader; Portrait of "Mr. & Mrs. I.A. Taylor (filed as oversize)...
Dates: 1844 - 1965

Hilton Norton / Central House Records

 Collection
Identifier: SM 96-03
Scope and Contents Two (2) accounts/ledger books from the Central House, Highlands, N.C. [each book c. 5¼ inches x 11½ inches]: (1) "D. Norton's book, Nov. 1 of 1889," with entries for 1889-1906 (not consecutive); 90 pages, of which the first forty pages are hand-numbered in upper margins; and (2) "Record Book, 1890," with entries for 1889-1899 (not consecutive); 96 pages, hand-numbered in upper margins. One (1) copy of Fred B. Rhodes's The Old Edwards Inn and Central House: A...
Dates: 1889 - 1906

John B. Battle Papers, Add. #1

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 00-01
Content Description

The collection consists of a variety of historical, although unrelated, items.

Dates: 1858 - 1963

Josefina Niggli Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-13
Scope and Contents Josefina Niggli (1910-1983) worked in several literary fields--poetry, drama, fiction--but she also is remembered for her twenty-year service as director of drama, director of the Little Theatre, and journalism instructor of Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC).Josefina Marie Niggli was born July 13, 1910, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She was the daughter of Frederick Ferdinand Niggli, the manager of a cement plant in the village of Hidalgo, and Goldi (Morgan) Niggli,...
Dates: 1877 - 1984

Lewis J. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-43
Content Description Lewis J. Smith (1843-1901) was born in Haywood County, NC. He served as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. After the war, Smith settled in the East LaPorte and Cullowhee area of Jackson County, NC. He was a member of the first Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University, then known as Cullowhee High School and later Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School. He served in the North Carolina Senate (1889).The collection concerns the Smith and McGuire families. ...
Dates: 1857 - 1938

Margaret Walker Freel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-40
Content Description Margaret Walker Freel (1895 - 1982) was the granddaughter of William Walker II, who settled in Cherokee County, NC, in 1839. She was a graduate of Peace College, in Raleigh, NC, and did graduate work at Columbia University. Ms. Freel resided in the Walker home, which was built by William Walker II in 1839. The home was listed in the National Registry of Historical Places. Her interest in the history of the area culminated in the publication of her book, Our Heritage, about Cherokee...
Dates: 1955 - 1976

Norburn - Robertson - Thomson Families Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1860 - 1985

Printed Documents - Appalachian Natural History

 Series
Identifier: PDANH
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents and 3 books relating to Appalachian natural history.

Dates: Record Keeping: undated

Printed Documents - Counties (excluding Jackson County)

 Collection
Identifier: PD-Counties
Scope and Contents

This collection contains printed ephemera relating to the mountain counties of North Carolina (excluding Jackson).

Dates: Record Keeping: 1904 - 2012

Printed Documents - Counties (Jackson)

 Collection
Identifier: PD-CountiesJackson
Scope and Contents

Printed ephemera related to Jackson County, North Carolina divided by town or region.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1927 - 2009

Printed Documents - Forests

 Series
Identifier: PDF
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents, ephemera and maps related to the forests in the western North Carolina and Southern Appalachian regions. Notable forest areas include the Pisgah National Forest and Nantahala National Forest.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1905 - 2010

Printed Documents - Genealogy

 Series
Identifier: PDG
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents and ephemera relating to genealogy of western North Carolina families and Irish ancestry. Materials include genealogies, histories, reports, gravestone inscriptions, books, bulletins and yearbooks of the Carolina Genealogical Society, a Higdon family newsletter, brochures and manuscripts.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1809 - 2003

Printed Documents - General

 Series
Identifier: PDGeneral
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed documents and ephemera related to general topics. Notable materials include books belonging to Robert L. Madison, a Brunk Auctions catalog featuring photographs taken by George Masa, a National Geographic article discussing Dr. Peter Witt's research on spiders in western North Carolina, and documents related to World War II and the American Revolution.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1770 - 2005

Printed Documents - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 Series
Identifier: PD - GSMNP
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed documents and ephemera related to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Notable items include maps, sheet music, books, brochures, and articles about Horace Kepart, George Masa and Dolly Parton, trails and hiking.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1925 - 2010

Printed Documents - Music

 Series
Identifier: PDMusic
Scope and Contents

The collection contains sheet music, books, booklets and documents about music in the Great Smoky Mountains region.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1891 - 1981

Robert L. Madison Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1880 - 1955

Stringfield, Sloan, and Love Families

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the Stringfield, Sloan, Love, and related families of Haywood County, NC. It includes photos, genealogical material and papers relating to William William Stringfield II's service during World War II. The first addition to the collection includes correspondence, diaries and legal documents concerning the Stringfield, Sloan and Love families. The second addition to the Stringfield, Love, and Sloan families primarily...
Dates: 1832 - 2014

WCU International Students and Host Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16-06
Scope and Contents This collection concerns international students and the Host Family Association at Western Carolina University. Formed during the mid-1970's, the Host Family Association's mission was to assist the newly-arriving international students with the transition from life in their home country to the challenges of being a new college student in an unfamiliar country. Host families provided essentials, such as bedding, dormitory furnishings, and winter clothing. They also hosted international...
Dates: 1963 - 2016