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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte & Leona Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 80-76
Scope and Contents Charlotte Young and Leona Young were the daughters of Pickney Young, a mail carrier who rose to the rank of Confederate Brig. General during the Civil War. The Young sisters, originally from Candler, NC, taught at various schools in North Carolina and other states. In 1911-1912, Charlotte Young taught at Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School. She later became principal at Webster High School, in Webster, NC (1914-1917).Charlotte Young published several books of poetry, including...
Dates: 1800 - 1977

Cordelia Camp Collection

 Item
Identifier: SM 81-08
Content Description Cordelia Camp (1884-1973) was director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School (later known as Western Carolina University) from 1927-1950. She was born in Rutherfordton, N.C., and later taught there. After attending Asheville Normal and Collegiate Institute and UNC she taught in McDowell, Forsyth and Burke counties. In 1927 she became director of student teaching at Cullowhee State Normal School. Camp Laboratory School in Cullowhee was named for her. The collection contains a...
Dates: 1967 - 1970

Josephine Morgan Upchurch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SM 80-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typed draft of Josephine Morgan Upchurch's book of poetry, A Stone Turned, copyrighted in 1972 and published in England in 1973. Upchurch is an alumna of Western Carolina University. The poems in the book are mostly originals by Upchurch, although a few works by other authors are included.

Hunter Library has a copy of the published version of this book. See PS3571.P37 S8.
Dates: 1972

Larry Whiteside Collection

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Identifier: SM 80-54
Content Description A handwritten book of poetry and diary entries by Thomas L. Collier. The book is undated but was written in the late 1800s. Collier probably a sailor as his poetry and diary entries concern the sea in general and his voyages in particular. There is considerable comment about Japan. Most entries are dated but only by month and day.
Dates: 1857 - 1889

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

Myrtle Wells Bird (Mrs. William E. Bird) Collection

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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.
Dates: 1983

Robert L. Madison Collection

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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 1889. ...
Dates: 1880 - 1955

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

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