Guide to the Carl Wilson Musser, Sr., The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia until 1776, circa 1950

Summary Information

Title: Carl Wilson Musser, Sr., The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia until 1776, circa 1950
Collection: AC.1166
Extent: 0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection is a seminar paper written by Carl Musser entitled, The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia until 1776, circa 1950, as required for his History 271 completion at George Washington University.

Creator: Carl Wilson Musser, Sr.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carl Wilson Musser, Sr. (1931-2013) was an avid historian, and wrote two genealogy/history books: A Short History of the Musser Family of Smyth County, Virginia, 1997 The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia Until 1776, circa 1950s

His MA thesis from George Washington University in 1958 was entitled "Economic and Social Aspects of Negro Slavery in Wythe County, Virginia, 1790-1861."

Scope and Contents

This collection is Carl Wilson Musser, Sr.'s seminar paper, The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia until 1776, which was part of his History 271 course at George Washington University, circa 1950s, from which he received his Masters degree.

Later, he published a book by the same title, along with several genealogy/history books.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Appalachian Mountain Books in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott in July 2015.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.1166: Carl Musser, The Lutheran Church in the Great Valley of Virginia until 1776, Seminar Paper, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.