Guide to the Charles and Emily Lively Photograph, circa 1900

Summary Information

Title: Charles and Emily Lively Photograph, circa 1900
Collection: AC.263
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The photograph of Charles and Emily Lively is a black and white 4"x5" photograph of the two of them in vestments with Emily wearing a mortar board. Names and city are written on back. Charles and Emily Lively lived in Weston, West Virginia.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Definitive biographical information about Charles and Emily Lively could not be determined. It is likely that the Charles Lively in the photograph was born on August 13, 1887 and lived in Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia. He was a lawyer, secretary to U.S. Representative Matthew M. Neely from 1913-1914, postmaster, vice-chair of West Virginia Democratic Party from 1928-1939, and clerk of the West Virginia Senate in 1933.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a single black and white 4"x 5" photograph of a youthful boy and girl in vestment apparel with the girl wearing a mortar board, identified as Charles and Emily Lively from Weston, West Virginia, date unknown but presumed circa 1900. It has been glued onto a stiff card.


This is a single-item collection.

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

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2010 and accessioned as AC.2010.063.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, December 2013. This collection was processed 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.263: Charles and Emily Lively Photograph, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  ACSC_Box Folder

Photograph, circa 1900 

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