Guide to the Cratis Williams Symposium Records, 1975 - 1984

Summary Information

Title: Cratis Williams Symposium Records, 1975 - 1984
Collection: AC.195
Extent: 3.0 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 small audiocassette box)
Abstract:

The Cratis Williams Symposium Records is a collection of materials from and related to an Appalachian symposium held on April 7-9, 1976 honoring Cratis D. Williams of Appalachian State University.

Creator: Cratis Williams Symposium

Biographical/Historical Note

The Cratis Williams Symposium was organized by Jerry Wayne Williamson, editor of Appalachian Journal, in 1976. Scholars presented academic papers and a salute to Williams was given.

Cratis Dearl Williams (April 5, 1911 - May 11, 1985) was the prime organizer of the Appalachian Studies Program at Appalachian State University. Williams worked as public school teacher, high school principal, college professor, college administrator. He was a teacher, folklorist, performer, and the recognized leading authority on Appalachian literature, folkways, and speech. He retired from Appalachian State University in 1976 but continued to work part-time as Special Assistant to the Chancellor writing his memoirs.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes organizational materials, correspondence, speeches, copyright agreements, presented papers and abstracts, rejected papers, meeting minutes, and programs related to the Cratis Williams Symposium held in April 1976. Also included are audiocassettes of speeches from the Symposium by Jean Ritchey, Betty Smith, and Joan Moser as well as Singing from the Salute Night.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically with abstracts, paper proposals, and accepted and rejected papers following the other materials.

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

Provenance is unknown. The accession number is MWS. This collection was opened to the public on 7 May 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, 7 May 2003; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, 30 June 2005; Revised by Cynthia Harbeson, July 2014. This collection was reprocessed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.195: Cratis Williams Symposium Records, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Book Exhibit, 1976 

1 1

Budget, 1975 

1 2

Committee reports and memoranda, 1975-1976 

1 3

Copyright agreement forms, undated 

1 4
  Box Folders

Copyright and Publishers Agreements, 1976-1978 

1 5-7
  Box Folder

Correspondence, General, 1975-1978 

1 8

Correspondence-W. Abrams, Amos, 1975-1976 

1 9

Correspondence-Aldridge, Joanne, 1975 

1 10

Correspondence-Allen, John, 1976 

1 11

Correspondence-Alvey, R. Gerald, 1975-1976 

1 12

Correspondence-Anderson, Don, 1976 

1 13

Correspondence-Anderson, Laurel, 1975 

1 14

Correspondence-Arlett, Robert, 1976 

1 15

Correspondence-Aseltine, H.E., 1975-1976 

1 16

Correspondence-Baird, Lorrayne, 1976 

1 17

Correspondence-Barron, Hal, 1976 

1 18

Correspondence-Beatty, Roger, 1975-1976 

1 19

Correspondence-Beaver, Patricia, 1976 

1 20

Correspondence-Birckhead, John, 1975-1976 

1 21

Correspondence-Black, Ann, 1976 

1 22

Correspondence-Boggs, Andrew, 1975 

1 23

Correspondence-Bohache, Alan, 1975 

1 24

Correspondence-Boyer, Karen, 1976 

1 25

Correspondence-Brandes, Paul, 1975-1976 

1 26

Correspondence-Brown, Alice, 1976 

1 26a

Correspondence-Brown, Harry, 1975 

1 27

Correspondence-Bulger, Peggy, 1976 

1 28

Correspondence-Burton, Thomas, 1976 

1 29

Correspondence-Card, Edith B., 1975 

1 30

Correspondence-Carlstrom, Gordon, 1976 

1 31

Correspondence-Cash, Shirley, 1976 

1 32

Correspondence-Cate, Herma R., 1975-1976 

1 33

Correspondence-Chaffin, Lillie, 1975-1976 

1 34

Correspondence-Clark, Joseph D., 1975 

1 35

Correspondence-Cloer, Thomas, 1975-1976 

1 36

Correspondence-Coles, Robert, 1975 

1 37

Correspondence-Conner, Andrea, 1976 

1 38

Correspondence-Conti, Gene, 1975 

1 39

Correspondence-Conway, Robert O., 1975-1976 

1 40

Correspondence-Cook, Verdola, 1975 

1 41

Correspondence-Corbitt, Tom, 1975 

1 42

Correspondence-Corey, John F., 1975 

1 43

Correspondence-Cottle, Tom, 1975-1976 

1 44

Correspondence-Council of Southern Mountains, 1975-1976 

1 45

Correspondence-Counts, Belva, 1976 

1 46

Correspondence-Crain, Alan, 1975-1976 

1 47

Correspondence-Dennis, Warren C., 1976 

1 48

Correspondence-Dickerson, Lynn, 1975 

1 49

Correspondence-Dorgan, Howard, 1975-1976 

1 50

Correspondence-Drake, Richard, 1976 

1 51

Correspondence-Duke, Dan, 1976 

1 52

Correspondence-Dumas, Bethany, 1975-1976 

1 53

Correspondence-Edwards, Larry, 1976 

1 54

Correspondence-Eller, Ronald, 1975-1976 

1 55

Correspondence-Farr, Sydney, 1975-1976 

2 1

Correspondence-Farthing, Ann, 1975-1976 

2 2

Correspondence-Fink, Paul M., 1975 

2 3

Correspondence-Fisher, Stephen, 1975-1976 

2 4

Correspondence-Foley, John M., 1975 

2 5

Correspondence-Friedenberg, Robert, 1975-1976 

2 6

Correspondence-Gaskins, Avery, 1975-1976 

2 7

Correspondence-Gilkerson, Sue, 1976 

2 8

Correspondence-Hall, Robert, 1976 

2 9

Correspondence-Hand, Wayland, 1975 

2 10

Correspondence-Harrill, Ed, 1975 

2 11

Correspondence-Harris, Braxton, 1976 

2 12

Correspondence-Hathaway, Jim, 1975 

2 13

Correspondence-Hayes, Essie, 1975-1976 

2 14

Correspondence-Herndon, James F., 1975 

2 15

Correspondence-Higgs, Robert, 1975 

2 16

Correspondence-Horn, Hazel, 1975-1976 

2 17

Correspondence-Hovenden, William E., 1975 

2 18

Correspondence-Hulme, F.P., 1976 

2 19

Correspondence-Humphrey, Rich, 1975-1976 

2 20

Correspondence-Hyatt, Aaron, 1975 

2 21

Correspondence-Hyde, Austin, 1976 

2 22

Correspondence-Jackson, James, 1975-1976 

2 23

Correspondence-Jackson, Sarah E., 1975-1976 

2 24

Correspondence-Jolley, Harley, 1976 

2 25

Correspondence-Jones, Loyal, 1975-1976 

2 26

Correspondence-Jones, Robert, 1975 

2 27

Correspondence-Joyner, Charles W., 1975-1976 

2 28

Correspondence-Joyner, Nancy, 1976 

2 29

Correspondence-Kane, Stephen, 1975 

2 30

Correspondence-Kaufman, Jack, 1975-1976 

2 31

Correspondence-Kell, Carl, 1975-1976 

2 32

Correspondence-Kendrick, Elise, 1976 

2 33

Correspondence-Knott, Sarah G., 1975 

2 34

Correspondence-La Barre, Weston, 1975 

2 35

Correspondence-Liles, Granville, 1975-1976 

2 36

Correspondence-Looff, David, 1975-1976 

2 37

Correspondence-Mace, Borden, 1976 

2 38

Correspondence-Maggard, Sally, 1976 

2 39

Correspondence-Malcolm, Rachel, 1976 

2 40

Correspondence-Mayans, Anna, 1975-1976 

2 41

Correspondence-McCaskey, Lee, 1976 

2 42

Correspondence-McKinney, Gordon, 1975-1976 

2 43

Correspondence-Mellinger, Marie B., 1975-1976 

2 44

Correspondence-Miller, Jim Wayne, 1976 

2 45

Correspondence-Montell, Lynwood, 1975 

2 46

Correspondence-Morgan, Mary Sue, 1976 

2 47

Correspondence-Morgan, Pat, 1976 

2 48

Correspondence-Morris Harvey College, undated 

2 49

Correspondence-Moser, Artus, 1976 

2 50

Correspondence-Moser, Joan, 1975-1976 

2 51

Correspondence-O'Cain, Raymond, 1975-1976 

2 52

Correspondence-Opie, John, 1975-1976 

2 53

Correspondence-Parrott, Richard, 1975 

2 54

Correspondence-Peake, Richard, 1976 

2 55

Correspondence-Pearsall, Marion, 1975 

2 56

Correspondence-Pennington, Lee, 1975 

2 57

Correspondence-Photiadis, John D., 1975-1976 

2 58

Correspondence-Pittman, Debbie, 1976 

2 59

Correspondence-Plemmons, William, 1976 

2 60

Correspondence-Popenoe, Willis P., 1976 

2 61

Correspondence-Posey, Walter, 1975 

2 62

Correspondence-Powell, William, 1975 

2 63

Correspondence-Powers, Evelyn, 1975-1976 

2 64

Correspondence-Powers, Tom, 1976 

2 65

Correspondence-Prisk, Dennis, 1976 

2 66

Correspondence-Purrington, Burton, 1975 

2 67

Correspondence-Richardson, Bill, 1975-1976 

2 68

Correspondence-Richman, Larry, 1976 

2 69

Correspondence-Ritchie, Jean, 1975-1976 

2 70

Correspondence-Rogers, Barry, 1975-1976 

2 71

Correspondence-Rosenberg, Bruce, 1975-1976 

2 72

Correspondence-Ross, Carl, 1976 

2 73

Correspondence-Scarborough, George A., 1975-1976 

2 74

Correspondence-Seltzer, Curtis, 1976 

2 75

Correspondence-Sessions, Robert, 1975-1976 

2 76

Correspondence-Shamblin, William, 1975 

3 1

Correspondence-Shapiro, Henry D., 1976 

3 2

Correspondence-Silveri, Lou, 1975-1976 

3 3

Correspondence-Singh, Ram N., 1975 

3 4

Correspondence-Sloane, Joseph, 1975 

3 5

Correspondence-Smith, Betty, 1975-1976 

3 6

Correspondence-Sprague, Stuart S., 1975-1976 

3 7

Correspondence-Stephens, George, 1975 

3 8

Correspondence-Stewart, Al, 1976 

3 9

Correspondence-Still, James, 1975 

3 10

Correspondence-Stokely, Wilma Dykeman, 1975-1976 

3 11

Correspondence-Stuart, Jane, 1976 

3 12

Correspondence-Stuart, Jesse, 1975 

3 13

Correspondence-Sturgill, Virgil, 1975-1976 

3 14

Correspondence-Thompson, Edgar, 1975 

3 15

Correspondence-Trewhitt, Katharine, 1976 

3 16

Correspondence-Turner, Ruth O., 1975 

3 17

Correspondence-Walls, David, 1975-1976 

3 18

Correspondence-Walser, Richard, 1975 

3 19

Correspondence-Ward, W.H., 1975 

3 20

Correspondence-Waterman, Judy, 1975-1976 

3 21

Correspondence-Weber, Brom, 1975-1976 

3 22

Correspondence-Wey, Herbert, 1975-1976 

3 23

Correspondence-Whitener, Rogers, 1975-1976 

3 24

Correspondence-Wiley, Bell, 1975 

1 25

Correspondence-Wilhelm, Gene, 1975-1976 

3 26

Correspondence-Williams, Cratis, 1975-1976 

3 27

Correspondence-Williamson, Jerry, 1976 

3 28

Correspondence-Wolfram, Walt, 1976 

3 29

Correspondence-Woodring, Jean, 1976 

3 30

Correspondence-Wykoff, William, 1975 

3 31

Correspondence-Young, Chester, 1975-1976 

3 32

Correspondence-Yount, Sarah, 1975 

3 33

List of submitted papers, undated 

3 34

Mailing lists, undated 

3 35

Newsclippings, 1976 

3 36

Participant biographies, undated 

3 37

Participant letters, 1976 

3 38

Planning documents, 1975 

3 39

Procedures for reviewing papers, undated 

3 40

Programs and Registration materials, 1976 

3 41

Requests for Tapes, 1976 

3 42

Roster of Participants, 1976 

3 43

Speeches, 1976 

3 44

Symposium committee, 1975 

4 1

Symposium Remarks, 1976 

4 2

Synopsis of articles, undated 

4 3

Transcriptions of "Salute Night," 1976-1984 

4 4
  Box Folders

Abstracts and paper proposals, 1975 

4 5-9
  Box Folder

Abstracts of accepted papers, 1976 

4 10

Accepted papers, 1975-1976 

4 11
  Box Folders

Accepted papers, 1975-1976 

5 1-7
  Box Folder

Rejected Papers, A-B 

5 8

Rejected Papers, C-F 

5 9

Rejected Papers, J-P 

5 10
  Box Item

Audiocassettes, undated 

6 1-9