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Photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Battle Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 94-9
Content Description Twenty-one (21) images on twelve (12) items (i.e. some items have two images, front and back). Most images have had a number penciled in one corner (indicated under "Description" below) Item - Description1) [unidentified group photograph; seventeen people in two rows on a front porch. Numbered "1"]2) [unidentified; rail-line running along river leading into a town/settlement; hillsides are barren. Numbered "2"][unidentified; view of a town across a...
Dates: 1860 - 1930

John Moore Crawford Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-24
Scope and Contents John Moore Crawford (1829-1933) was a descendant of George W. Crawford, Sr., the latter being the progenitor of Crawfords in Haywood, Macon, Clay and Cherokee Counties, NC. George W. Crawford, Jr., and Lorena Moore were the parents of John Crawford. The genealogy of the Crawford family may be found in incomplete form in W.C. Allen's The Annals of Haywood County, North Carolina (pp. 558-567). See also the excerpt from Daniel's Lyle's Daniel Lyle, Immigrant, which relates the ancestry of...
Dates: 1812 - 1946

John Parris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 00-06
Content and Scope Papers of journalist and author John A. Parris (1914 - 1999).Parris served as a war correspondent during World War II and reported from the North African and European theaters. After the war he became noted for his "Roaming the Mountains" column that was a regular feature of the Asheville Citizen and Asheville Citizen-Times newspapers and which first appeared in February 1955.Parris' works included Springboard to Berlin (co-author; New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company,...
Dates: 1853 - 1999

John Preston Arthur Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-09
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection concerns John Preston Arthur's book, Western North Carolina: A History (From 1730 to 1913), originally published in 1914 by the Edwards & Broughton Printing Company (Raleigh, NC) in cooperation with Edward Buncombe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) of Asheville, NC. Arthur worked in conjunction with Mrs. Theodore S. Morrison, who was connected with the DAR, to prepare his history. Arthur's papers subsequently came into the possession of...
Dates: 1899 - 1935

John W. Edwards Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 04-13
Contents Folder 1 – Photographs. Dr. Alex Pow, with colleagues, students, and associates. n.d.

Folder 2 – Photographs. Dr. Doug Reid, with colleagues, students, and associates. 1956-1966, n.d.

Folder 3 – Photographs. Dr. Doug Reid, with colleagues, students, and associates. 1957-1968, n.d.

Folder 4 – Portrait. Etched paper portraits of Doug Reid. n.d.

Folder 5 – Plate. Etched metal plate, portrait of Doug Reid. n.d.
Dates: 1950 - 1970

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, a...
Dates: 1877 - 1984

Joseph Howell Way Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-66

Juanita Farmer Proffitt and Jeannette Farmer Bryson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10-04
Content Description Four hundred and thirty-five photographs, postcards (many with attendant correspondence, dated or postmarked primarily 1909 - 1921), and/or photographic negatives, either contained in two (2) albums or loose, along with various memorabilia, miscellaneous clippings, and correspondence.
Dates: 1909 - 1921

Juanita W. Smith Collection

 File
Identifier: SM 81-06
Content Description The collection concerns the William Wilson family of Cullowhee Valley in Jackson County, N.C. Items include payment receipts from an 1836 Cherokee land sale, tax receipts, promissory notes, a land survey (possibly of the Cullowhee Valley), an obituary of Mrs. Margaret Wilson, and an article about the resignation of John Nelson Wilson as Bursar at Cullowhee State Normal School.The addition to the collection consists of a deed from the State of North Carolina to William Wilson (1859),...
Dates: 1844 - 1948

Lillian Hirt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 99-05
Content Description Papers of Lillian Hirt concerning her personal and professional activities, the Hirt family, and the Cullowhee community. Included are: Personal and professional correspondence, primarily 1947-1991; literary works, speeches, and programs by Mrs. Hirt, including drafts and proofs; literary publications, notably works of Lillian Hirt and regional authors; other publications, including Western Carolina University reports, programs, yearbooks, and brochures, and other regional publications;...
Dates: 1940 - 1999

Livingston Kelley - Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 81-17
Scope and Contents Six photographs of late 19th and early 20th century vintage. Only one photograph is dated (1901 scene of Sylva, NC, during a flood). Identified photographs:1 - Sylva, NC, during a flood: 1901.2 - John Elderkin photographed in a World War I uniform.3 - Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Norton, of Sylva, NC.4 - Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Coward, probably of Sylva, NC.Two unidentified photographs:5 - Man in early-20th century...
Dates: 1901 - 1930

Lloyd Cowan Barn Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 02-01
Content Description Photographs of barns in Jackson County, North Carolina, taken by Lloyd Cowan
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Margaret Bare Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 81-07
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs of the Margaret Bare family and of the Murphy and Cherokee County area of North Carolina. Also included is a photocopy of an 1850 minister's license.
Dates: 1844 - 1924

Mary Faye Brumby Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1927 - 1986

Mead Plant Collection

 Collection
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....
Dates: 1928 - 1929

Melba Simpson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 06-14
Content Description Photographs and scrapbooks of Melba Simpson, of Jackson County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1932 - 1968

Monteith Sisters and Family Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

Nantahala Power and Light Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 02-07
Scope and Contents Nantahala Power and Light was formed in 1929 by Alcoa to harness the hydroelectric power of Western North Carolina and serve as a public electric utility for the region. The company operated under Alcoa until 1988 when it was absorbed by Duke Power (Duke Energy). This collection primarily consists of the files of the company during this period.The first addition to this collection primarily consists of bound volumes of minutes of board meetings, correspondence, brochures, clippings...
Dates: 1900 - 2003

Ninian Edmonston Collection

 Collection
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. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1770 - 1882

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

Norma Coggins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 97-09
Content Description The collection consists of three items:

(1) a photograph of the Rich Mountain Old School House: 1918

(2) a postcard with Y.M.C.A. markings from Blaine Nicholson mailed to Miss Dellie Lovedahl, Cowarts, N.C., and postmarked October 10, 1918.

(3) a photocopy of the Balsam Grove Public School, Rich Mountain, N.C. Closing Exercises, Saturday, November 24, 1905.
Dates: 1905 - 1918

North Carolina Art Education Association Records, Add. #1

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 81-07
Content Description This addition to the North Carolina Art Education Association collection deals with the annual conventions and the mini-conventions of the association.The NCAEA was organized in the fall of 1964 for the purpose of establishing a channel for instructional improvements, for distribution of new approaches in techniques, and for the flow of information concerning ideas and psychology of art education.This collection was part of MSS 80-50, but not processed with the original...
Dates: 1964 - 1976

Peter Witt Spider Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 86-01
Content Description The collection consists of large photographs of spiders. Many are close-ups of different species. There is a series of photographs showing the effect of drugs on the ability of individual spiders to weave webs.The photographs are divided into two categories: (1) webs and (2) individual spiders. Some of the photographs were used by Witt in a display; most of these have additional information on the photograph or on notes attached to the backs of the photographs. ...
Dates: 1940 - 1980

Photo Album of the Great Smokey Mountains

 Collection
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 during a period...
Dates: 1926 - 1930

R.A. Romanes Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1928 - 1972

Ralph J. Andrews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 85-17
Content Description Ralph James Andrews (July 6, 1906 - August 7, 1982) was director of the North Carolina Recreation Commission between 1950 and 1979, and later rejoined the WCU faculty as a research fellow in the Center for Economic Development (now CIML) in late 1970.Born in Smith County, Kansas, Andrews graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. degree in 1934. He received his M.A. from George Peabody College in 1937, and completed two additional years of graduate work in 1938....
Dates: 1921 - 1982

Robert W. Harris Scrapbook

 Item
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...
Dates: 1932 - 1933

R.R. Padgett Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1912

Rufus Morgan Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1938 - 1996