Guide to the "Politics Pays" Collection, 1928 - 2003

Summary Information

Title: "Politics Pays" Collection, 1928 - 2003
Collection: AC.228
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

"Politics Pays" Collection contains faxed photocopies of newspaper clippings about plays by Lenoir Rhyne College students. Included is "Politics Pays", a play by Theodosia Watson. "Politics Pays" was by Theodosia Watson, a native of Watauga County, North Carolina. It is a love story and illustrates the Appalachian political party machine as Watson viewed it.

Creator: Watson, Theodosia

Biographical/Historical Note

Theosodia Watson was a resident of Deep Gap community in Watauga County, North Carolina. She enrolled as a summer school student in Miss Pearl Stzer's Playwriting Class at Lenoir Rhyne College.

Scope and Contents

"Politics Pays" Collection contains faxed photocopies of newspaper clippings about plays by Lenoir Rhyne College students. Included is "Politics Pays", a play by Theodosia Watson. "Politics Pays" was by Theodosia Watson, a native of Watauga County, North Carolina. It is a love story and illustrates the Appalachian political party machine as Watson viewed it.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one folder.

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

W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection librarian Fred Hay received the faxes from Lenoir-Rhyne College Carl A. Rudisill Library on 25 September 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, March, 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, March, 2005.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], "Politics Pays" Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

"Politics Pays," 1928-2003  ACSC_Box 5.11