Guide to the Crossnore School Papers, 1926 - 1997, undated

Summary Information

Title: Crossnore School Papers, 1926 - 1997, undated
Collection: AC.135
Extent: 0.02 linear feet (2 folders)

The Crossnore School Papers consist of materials about and generated by the Crossnore School, a school opened by Dr. Mary Martin Sloop to teach mountain women how to weave in order to earn their own money.  This collection contains twenty-one items.

Creator: Crossnore School

Biographical/Historical Note

For a detailed history of the Crossnore School, please visit their website.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains twenty-one items, including an incomplete run of Crossnore News, photocopied publicity materials, undated price lists, articles printed about Crossnore, a grant application for the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award, and one piece of correspondence.


The collection is arranged in two folders.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research without restrictions in the Dougherty Reading Room.

Acquisitions Information

Eleanor Hjemmet donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection in 1995 and 1997. The accession number is MCS. This collection was opened to the public on July 31, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, 2002; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.135: Crossnore School Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: Crossnore School Papers, 1926-1998, undated

Series Description: Crossnore School Papers contains materials describing Dr. Mary Martin Sloop's organization, the Crossnore School. Organized by type, chronologically.

 Crossnore News Box 1
 Publicity materials Box 1
 Price lists Box 1
 Articles printed about Crossnore Box 1
 North Carolina Folk Heritage Award grant application Box 1
 Correspondence Box 1
 1998 donation Box 1