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Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A.L. Ensley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 09-07
Content Description The collection includes two hundred photographic glass plate negatives taken by A.L. Ensley. Subjects of the negatives include: individual and family portraits; the Hog Rock Mine at Webster, N.C.; mining and/or railroad operations; town views; schools, stores, and other structures; the Sylva flood of 1901; scenery; people on horseback or in carriages; and views of Tampa, Florida.
Dates: 1949 - 1960

Ashe Morrison Hyatt Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 20-03
Content Description The collection consists of photographs, both prints and tintypes and are arranged by family. Also included are the scrapbook pages the photographs were taken from, a brief family history, and a Family Record page for Felix and Mary.
Dates: 1890s-1920s

David M. Sherman Collection, Add. #5

 Collection
Identifier: SM 10-06
Content Description (1) Framed portrait of Arnold Guyot with accompanying signature.(2) Arnold Guyot, On the Appalachian Mountain System (New Haven: Printed by E. Hayes, 1861)(3) “Arnold Guyot’s Notes on the Geography of the Mountain District of Western North Carolina,” reprinted from the North Carolina Historical Review, Vol. XV, pp. 251 – 318.(4) Paul M. Fink and Myron H. Avery, “Arnold Guyot’s Explorations in the Great Smoky Mountains,” reprinted from Appalachia, December...
Dates: 1861 - 1938

Doris Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SM 00-06
Contents Three (3) portraits of "Father," "Mother," and "Child." The pictures may represent Newt and Emma Browning, but positive identification has not been confirmed.
Dates: 0000

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

Frank Fry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 19-03
Content Description This collection contains photographs by Frank Emmett Fry (December 13, 1877 - February 12, 1939) of Swain County, NC. Some of the images in the collection depict Hewitt and the surrounding area. Also of note are images of Bryson City, NC, in Swain County.
Dates: 1900 - 1920

Gideon Laney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 18-03
Content Description This collection concerns the photography of Gideon Laney (December 22, 1889-February 16, 1976), of Brasstown, in Clay County, NC. He served in France during World War I, and returned to North Carolina after his discharge in 1919. In 1924, he married Martha Creech Ison, and their daughter, Grace Elizabeth, was born in 1925. Martha died in 1929, leaving Gideon to raise their young daughter. Gideon began taking photographs with a borrowed camera after his wife’s death, in an...
Dates: 1923 - 1990

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

Hubert Hayes Mountain Youth Jamboree Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 87-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the Mountain Youth Jamboree, an annual performing arts event in Asheville, NC, where young people from the Southeast gathered to learn and perform folk music, dance, and song. Hubert Hayes founded the Jamboree in 1948. After his death, in 1964, Hayes’s widow, Leona Hayes, continued to run the gathering until its end. The last Mountain Youth Jamboree, which was held in April 1973. It was concluded with a trip to England to the International Folk...
Dates: 1914 - 1984

M.D. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SM 00-03
Content Description Portrait of a "Mountain Man" (canvas). Filed as "oversize." Signed "Susan Connell."
Dates: 1970

Sara Madison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 18-05
Content Description Dr. Sara Sutton Madison (1931-2017) was the daughter of Eddie Marie Wike Sutton and Ralph Coleman Sutton. Eddie Marie Wike Sutton was the daughter of Dallas W. Wike and Emma Jane Shelton Wike, of Jackson County, NC. Sara’s parents and Sara lived in Davies Hall on the campus of Western Carolina University, and later in the community of Buzzards Roost, overlooking Western Carolina University. Much of this collection is composed of photographs, family correspondence, and other documents concerning...
Dates: 1869 - 2014

Sherrill’s Photography Studio Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 18-01
Content Description The main body of the collection consists almost entirely of photographic prints, negatives, and glass plates of various sizes (2.5" x 3.5" to 8” x 10”) for the period of 1890s, and 1920 – 1970s, although most items are concentrated in the years 1940-1960. There are three areas of photographic material in the collection. Studio portraits (negatives, prints, and glass plates), unclaimed photographs - film that was brought to Sherrill’s Studio for developing, but the prints were never...
Dates: 1890s, 1920s-1970s

William E. Bird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-34
Content Description This collection is grouped as follows: private correspondence, writings, genealogy, folk ballads, newspaper clippings, and a church ledger.Bird's private correspondence mostly contains letters to and from family and friends, although there are some personal business letters and a segment of correspondence from 1960-1964 regarding his book, The History of Western Carolina College.His writings include his unpublished autobiography, a manuscript of Level Paths: New Songs...
Dates: 1891 - 1975