Guide to the Teresa Branch Papers, 1985

Summary Information

Title: Teresa Branch Papers, 1985
Collection: AC.245
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Teresa Branch Papers consists of Teresa Branch's journal from History 5208, Seminar in Appalachian History in Fall 1985. This journal includes photocopied articles about the Appalachian Region and Branch's reviews of them. This collection primarily contains magazine articles about Watauga County, North Carolina from The State. The articles date from 1977 to 1985.

Creator: Branch, Teresa

Biographical/Historical Note

Teresa Branch was a former student in the Appalachian Studies program at Appalachian State University.

Scope and Contents

Topics addressed include moonshine, furniture-making, blacksmithing, music, Grove Park Inn, Tom Wolfe, frescoes of St. Mary's Church of Ashe County, North Carolina, teachers, Singing on the Mountain, Banner Elk Hotel, acid rain's effect on evergreens, building, the Uwharries, the Yadkin college, Appalachian resorts, trails, dialects, the 1982 World's Fair, and coal. Also included is a flier for the Mast General Store, the December 1, 1985 newsletter for the Gamefowl Breeders Association, and Confederate States of America memoribilia.


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

Provenance is unknown. The accession number is AC.2005.027. This collection was opened to the public on 22 July 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, July 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, July 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.245: Teresa Branch Collection of Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Documents. Folder 1