Guide to the Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection, 1975

Summary Information

Title: Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection, 1975
Collection: AC.233
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection documents the Morris Harvey College Appalachian Festival in 1975. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Morris Harvey College and Charlotte Ross or programs from Morris Harvey College. Other items include a festival program and participants' descriptions.

Creator: Plumley, Bill C.; Ross, Charlotte Tanksley

Biographical/Historical Note

The Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College took place April 7-11, 1975. Along with a Mountain Art & Craft Show, there were multiple seminars and symposiums on Appalachian scholarship. Events included "Cinema in Appalachia Today," "The Woman in Appalachia," and showings of Appalachian films. Guest speakers included Gloria Steinem and Patricia Neal.

Scope and Contents

The Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection includes a program of events taking place during the week, as well as letters of correspondence between William Plumley at Morris Harvey College and Charlotte Ross. Correspondence illustrates the business interactions between the college and program participant Charlotte Ross, early in her career. It also contains a list of audio tapes from Mars [Morris] Harvey College.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged 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

Provenance is unknown. Accession number is AC.2005.011. The collection was opened to the public on 7 April 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, April 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, April 2005. Minor revisions to the finding aid completed 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.233: Appalachian Festival at Morris Harvey College Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  ACSC_Box Folder

Letter from Charlotte Ross to Morris Harvey Publications, February 28, 1975 

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Letter from Anne L. Hogue to Charlotte Ross, March 15, 1975 

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Letter from William Plumley to Charlotte Ross, March 25, 1975 

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Letter from William Plumley to Charlotte Ross, May 9, 1975 

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Appalachian Festival Calendar, undated 

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Appalachian Festival program, April 7-11, 1975 

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List of Audio tapes from Mars Harvey College, undated 

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