Guide to the Andrew Jackson Greene Collection, 1906 - 1942

Summary Information

Title: Andrew Jackson Greene Collection, 1906 - 1942
Collection: AC.105
Extent: 9.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Abstract:

The Andrew Jackson Greene Collection consists of 163 diaries written by Greene and describing Watauga County's education system, cultural and religious life, and agriculture from 1906 to 1942.

Creator: Greene, Andrew Jackson, 1883-1942

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew Jackson Greene (1883-August 12, 1942) was a life-long resident of Watauga County, North Carolina and instructor in several Watauga schools including Appalachian State Teachers College. Greene worked as farmer, public school teacher, college professor. Greene was an enthusiastic diarist maintaining regular entries from 1906 to the day before his death. He also recorded A.S.T.C. faculty meetings from January 9, 1915 to May 3, 1940. He married Polly Warren and they had three children, Ralph, Maxie, and Lester.

Scope and Contents

Materials include 163 notebook diaries of varying sizes, six ledgers recording Appalachian State Teachers College meeting notes, Silas Greene's 1909 diary and typed transcriptions of A.J. Greene's records and diaries. 

Arrangement

The papers are arranged into four series: Series I. Diaries, 1906-1942, Series II. Silas Greene, 1909-1910, Series III. Appalachian State Teachers College Records, 1915-1940, and Series IV. Transcriptions, circa 1995-1997.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

An appointment for research is required. No restrictions to access. No Interlibrary loans.

Acquisitions Information

The family of Andrew Jackson Greene deeded the main body of papers to the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection. In May 2000, Ben Miller of Boone, North Carolina donated an additional floppy disk labeled "WordPerfect Files" which was placed in the Transcribed Series, received from John W. and Susan M. Gill of Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, 2000 Encoded by Kathryn Staley, June, 2004

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A.J. Greene Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA.

Container List

Series I: Diaries

Series Description

The Andrew Jackson Greene Collection consists of 163 diaries written by Greene and describing Watauga County's education system, cultural and religious life, and agriculture from 1906 to 1942. Deborah Bell completed a transcription of Greene's diaries for the years 1906-1909, which is available as a PDF.

Volume I: July 15, 1906 to April 30, 1908. Box 1.1
Volume II: May 1 to D[?] [?]1, 1908. Box 1.2
Volume III: January 1 to September 30, 1909. Box 1.3
Volume IV: October 1909 to April 1910. Box 1.4
Volume V: May 1 to November 30, 1910. Box 1.5
Volume VI: December 1, 1910 to April 30, 1911. Box 1.6
Volume VII: May 1, 1911 to January 31, 1912. Box 1.7
Volume VIII: February 1 to June 30, 1912. Box 1.8
Volume IX: July 1, 1912 to January 31, 1913. Box 1.9
Volume X: February 1 to September 30, 1913. Box 1.10
Volume XI: October 1 to December 31, 1913. Box 1.11
Volume XII: January 1 to March 31, 1914. Box 1.12
Volume XIII: April 1 to June 30, 1914. Box 1.13
Volume XIV: July 1 to September 30, 1914. Box 1.14
Volume XV: October 1 to November 30, 1914. Box 1.15
Volume XVI: December 1, 1914 to July 31, 1915. Box 1.16
Volume XVII: August 1 to October 22, 1915. Box 1.17
Volume XVIII: October 23 to December 13, 1915. Box 1.18
Volume XIX: December 13, 1915 to March 12, 1916. Box 1.19
Volume XX: March 13 to May 14, 1916. Box 2.1
Volume XXI: May 15 to June 14, 1916. Box 2.2
Volume XXII: June 15 to October 12, 1916. Box 2.3
Volume XXIII: October 13 to December 31, 1916. Box 2.4
Volume XXIV: January 1 to March 10, 1917. Box 2.5
Volume XXV: March 11 to May 31, 1917. Box 2.6
Volume XXVI: June 1 to August 31, 1917. Box 2.7
Volume XXVII: September 1 to November 14, 1917. Box 2.8
Volume XXVIII: November 15, 1917 to February 20, 1918. Box 2.9
Volume XXIX: February 21 to November 18, 1918. Box 2.10
Volume XXX: November 19, 1918 to March 17, 1919. Box 2.11
Volume XXXI: March 18 to July 19, 1919. Box 2.12
Volume XXXII: July 20 to August 31, 1919. Box 2.13
Volume XXXIII: September 1 to October 8, 1919. Box 2.14
Volume XXXIV: October 9 to December 6, 1919. Box 2.15
Volume XXXV: December 7, 1919 to February 4, 1920. Box 2.16
Volume XXXVI: February 5 to March 23, 1920. Box 3.1
Volume XXXVII: March 24 to July 31, 1920. Box 3.2
Volume XXXVIII: August 1 to November 24, 1920. Box 3.3
Volume XXXIX: November 25, 1920 to January 27, 1921. Box 3.4
Volume XL: January 28 to April 12, 1921 Box 3.5
Volume XLI: April 13 to June 30, 1921. Box 3.6
Volume XLII: July 1 to August 25, 1921. Box 3.7
Volume XLIII: August 26 to November 13, 1921. Box 3.8
Volume XLIV: November 14, 1921 to April 13, 1922. Box 3.9
Volume XLV: April 14 to August 7, 1922. Box 3.10
Volume XLVI: August 8 to November 10, 1922. Box 3.11
Volume XLVII: November 11, 1922 to February 18, 1923. Box 3.12
Volume XLVIII: February 19 to December 17, 1923. Box 4.1
Volume XLIX: December 18, 1923 to March 30, 1924. Box 4.2
Volume L: March 31 to July 12, 1924. Box 4.3
Volume LI: July 13 to November 6, 1924. Box 4.4
Volume LII: November 7, 1924 to February 18, 1925. Box 4.5
Volume LIII: February 19 to June 12, 1925. Box 4.6
Volume LIV: June 13 to September 29, 1925. Box 4.7
Volume LV: September 30 to December 18, 1925. Box 4.8
Volume LVI: December 19, 1925 to March 24, 1926. Box 4.9
Volume LVII: March 25, 1926 to April 24, 1926. Box 4.10
Volume LVIII: April 25 to May 22, 1926. Box 5.1
Volume LIX: May 23 to August 26, 1926. Box 5.2
Volume LX: August 27 to October 28, 1926. Box 5.3
Volume LXI: October 29, 1926 to January 30, 1927. Box 5.4
Volume LXII: January 31 to April 12, 1927. Box 5.5
Volume LXIII: April 13 to July 16, 1927. Box 5.6
Volume 64: July 17 to October 19, 1927. Box 5.7
Volume 65: October 20, 1927 to January 24, 1928. Box 5.8
Volume 66: January 25 to April 29, 1928. Box 5.9
Volume 67: April 30 to August 5, 1928. Box 5.10
Volume 68: August 6 to November 10, 1928. Box 6.1
Volume 69: November 11, 1928 to February 12, 1929. Box 6.2
Volume 70: February 13 to May 17, 1929. Box 6.3
Volume 71: May 18 to July 30, 1929. Box 6.4
Volume 72: July 31 to November 3, 1929. Box 6.5
Volume 73A: November 4, 1929 to February 6, 1930. Box 6.6
Volume 73B: February 7, 1930 to April 20, 1930. Box 6.7
Volume 74: April 21 to July 2, 1930. Box 6.8
Volume 75: July 3 to September 14, 1930. Box 6.9
Volume 76: September 15 to November 28, 1930. Box 6.10
Volume 77: November 29 to December 17, 1930. Box 7.1
Volume 78: December 18, 1930 to February 28, 1931. Box 7.2
Volume 79: March 1 to May 11, 1931. Box 7.3
Volume 80: May 12 to July 9, 1931. Box 7.4
Volume 81: July 10 to September 9, 1931. Box 7.5
Volume 82: September 10 to November 7, 1931. Box 7.6
Volume 83: November 8, 1931 to January 4, 1932. Box 7.7
Volume 84: January 5 to March 3, 1932. Box 7.8
Volume 85: March 4 to May 4, 1932. Box 7.9
Volume 86: May 5 to June 29, 1932. Box 7.10
Volume 87: June 30 to August 16, 1932. Box 7.11
Volume 88: August 17 to October 14, 1932. Box 8.1
Volume 89: October 15, 1932 to February 10, 1933. Box 8.2
Volume 90: February 11 to June 9, 1933. Box 8.3
Volume 91: June 10 to July 27, 1933. Box 8.4
Volume 92: July 28 to September 28, 1933. Box 8.5
Volume 93: September 29 to November 15, 1933. Box 8.6
Volume 94: November 16, 1933 to January 13, 1934. Box 8.7
Volume 95: January 14 to February 23, 1934. Box 8.8
Volume 96: February 24 to May 15, 1934. Box 9.1
Volume 97: May 16 to July 29, 1934. Box 9.2
Volume 98: July 30 to October 8, 1934. Box 9.3
Volume 99: October 9 to December 19, 1934. Box 9.4
Volume 100: December 29, 1934 to March 1, 1935. Box 9.5
Volume 101: March 2 to May 12, 1935. Box 9.6
Volume 102: May 13 to July 23, 1935. Box 10.1
Volume 103: July 24 to October 3, 1935. Box 10.2
Volume 104: October 4 to December 14, 1935. Box 10.3
Volume 105: December 15, 1935 to February 24, 1936. Box 10.4
Volume 106: February 25 to May 6, 1936. Box 10.5
Volume 107: May 7, 1936 to July 17, 1936. Box 10.6
Volume 108: July 18, 1936 to August 24, 1936. Box 10.7
Volume 109: August 25, 1936 to October 3, 1936. Box 11.1
Volume 110: October 4, 1936 to 15, 1936. Box 11.2
Volume 111: October 16, 1936 to November 14, 1936. Box 11.3
Volume 112: November 15, 1936 to December 14, 1936. Box 11.4
Volume 113: December 15, 1936 to January 13, 1937. Box 11.5
Volume 114: January 14, 1937 to February 2, 1937. Box 11.6
Volume 115: February 3, 1937 to February 22, 1937. Box 11.7
Volume 116: February 23, 1937 to March 14, 1937. Box 11.8
Volume 117: March 15, 1937 to April 3, 1937. Box 11.9
Volume 118: April 4, 1937 to May 13, 1937. Box 11.10
Volume 119: May 14, 1937 to June 2, 1937. Box 11.11
Volume 120: June 3, 1937 to July 2, 1937. Box 11.12
Volume 121: July 3, 1937 to August 1, 1937. Box 12.1
Volume 122: August 2, 1937 to August 31, 1937. Box 12.2
Volume 123: September 1, 1937 to September 30, 1937. Box 12.3
Volume 124: October 1, 1937 to October 30, 1937. Box 12.4
Volume 125: October 31, 1937 to November 28, 1937. Box 12.5
Volume 126: November 29, 1937 to December 22, 1937. Box 12.6
Volume 127: December 23, 1937 to January 16, 1938. Box 12.7
Volume 128: January 17, 1938 to February 6, 1938. Box 12.8
Volume 129: February 7, 1938 to February 25, 1938. Box 12.9
Volume 130: February 25, 1938 to March 16, 1938. Box 12.10
Volume 131: March 17, 1938 to April 3, 1938. Box 12.11
Volume 132: April 4, 1938 to April 24, 1938. Box12.12
Volume 133: April 25, 1938 to May 22, 1938. Box 13.3
Volume 134: May 23, 1938 to June 14, 1938. Box 13.4
Volume 135: June 15, 1938 to July 6, 1938. MISSING!  
Volume 136: July 7, 1938 to July 29, 1939. Box 13.5
Volume 137: July 30, 1938 to August 17, 1938. Box 13.6
Volume 138: August 18, 1938 to September 4, 1938. Box 13.7
Volume 139: September 5, 1938 to September 23, 1938. Box 13.8
Volume 140: September 24, 1938 to October 11, 1938. Box 13.9
Volume 141: October 12, 1938 to October 28, 1938. Box 13.10
Volume 142: October 29, 1938 to December 23, 1938. Box 13.11
Volume 143: December 24, 1938 to February 16, 1939. Box 14.1
Volume 144: February 17, 1939 to April 7, 1939. Box 14.2
Volume 145: April 8, 1939 to June 3, 1939. Box 14.3
Volume 146: June 4, 1939 to July 28, 1939. Box 14.4
Volume 147: July 29, 1939 to September 21, 1939. Letter found in Volume 147, pp.60-61 Box 14.5
Volume 148: September 22 to November 16, 1939. Box 14.6
Volume 149: November 17, 1939 to January 12, 1940. Box 15.1
Volume 150: January 13, 1940 to March 8, 1940. Box 15.2
Volume 151: March 9, 1940 to April 28, 1940. Box 15.3
Volume 152: April 29, 1940 to June 19, 1940. Box 15.4
Volume 153: June 20, 1940 to August 8, 1940. Box 15.5
6Volume 154: August 9, 1940 to September 28, 1940. Box 15.6
1Volume 155: September 29, 1940 to November 18, 1940. Box 16.1
2Volume 156: November 19, 1940 to January 11, 1941. Box 16.2
3Volume 157: January 12, 1940 to March 2, 1941. Box 16.3
4Volume 158: March 3, 1941 to April 23, 1941. Box 16.4
5Volume 159: April 24, 1941 to July 12, 1941. Box 16.5
6Volume 160: July 13, 1940 to December 28, 1941. Box 16.6
1Volume 161: December 29, 1941 to March 31, 1942. Box 17.1
2Volume 162: April 1, 1942 to May 5, 1942. Box 17.2
3Volume 163: May 6, 1942 to June 21, 1942. Box 17.3
4Volume 164: June 22, 1942 to August 11, 1942. Box 17.4
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Series II: Silas M. Greene Papers

Series Description

Memo book with diary from August 14, 1909 to March 6, 1910, also account figures. Marked "Silas M. Greene, August 9th, 1909" on back cover.

Memo book, 1909-1910 Box 17.5
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Series III: Appalachian State Teachers College Records, 1915-1940

Series Description

This series includes ledgers from Appalachian State Teachers College.

Ledger, January 9, 1915 to December 22, 1932 Oversize Box 1.1
Ledger, January 3, 1933 to December 18, 1934 Box 18.1
Ledger, December 19, 1934 to November 14, 1936 Box 18.2
Ledger, November 17, 1934 to January 28, 1939 Box 18.3
Ledger, January 31, 1939 to May 3, 1940 Box 18.4
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Series IV: Transcriptions

Series Description

Transcriptions (circa 1995-1997)

Checklist of the A.J. Greene Diaries and List of volumes of Greene's diary and dates included. Pencil, 8 pp. Box 19.1
Deborah Bell's pages 1-105 - July 1906 to August 1909 Box 19.2
Deborah Bell's pages 106-205 - August 1909 to February 1912 Box 19.3
Deborah Bell's pages 206-307 - February 1912 to January 1914 Box 19.4
Deborah Bell's pages 308-402 - January 1914 to June 1915 Box 19.5
Deborah Bell's pages 514-621 - September 1916 to April 1920 Box 19.6
Deborah Bell's pages 514-621 - September 1916 to April 1920 Box 19.7
Deborah Bell's pages 622-730 - April 1920 to November 1921 Box 19.8
Deborah Bell's pages 731-832 - November 1921 to March 1923 Box 19.9
Deborah Bell's pages 833-944 - March 1923 to November 1924 Box 20.1
Deborah Bell's pages 945-1036 - November 1924 to December 1925 Box 20.2
Appalachian State Teacher's College - 1915-1923 Box 20.3
Appalachian State Teacher's College - 1923-1931 Box 20.4
Deborah Bell's Abstract Box 20.5
Floppy Disk Box 20.6
Deborah Bell's Transcription, pages 1-114 Box 20.7
Deborah Bell's Transcription, pages 116-225 Box 20.8
Deborah Bell's Transcription, with pencil notes Box 20.9
Deborah Bell's Transcription, Appendix and Index Box 20.10