Guide to the Watauga Academy Photograph, circa 1903

Summary Information

Title: Watauga Academy Photograph, circa 1903
Collection: AC.308
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The 1903/1904 Watauga Academy Photograph consists of one 10" x 8" black and white photograph of Boone, North Carolina circa 1903. It includes various buildings, such as the Watauga Academy, and Howard's Knob.

This photograph is one of the earliest of Boone, North Carolina. There is slight damage in the lower left corner.

Creator: Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

This is a photograph of early Appalachian State University campus. It is believed taht H.G. Eggers took the photograph in 1903 or 1904. The Boone City Cemetery is in the back. The spire is of Watauga Academy. The two story building on the far right is the administrative building. At cneter left, is the Dougherty Grist Mill. In front of the pine grove is a "cradle" house.

Scope and Contents

The 1903/1904 Watauga Academy Photograph consists of one 10" x 8" black and white photograph of Boone, North Carolina circa 1903. It includes various buildings, such as the Watauga Academy, and Howard's Knob.

Arrangement

This collection is housed separately with oversized photographs within a cold storage unit.

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. The photograph is housed separately with oversized photographs within a cold storage unit. Please allow additional time to allow the photograph to adjust to room temperature.

Acquisitions Information

Provenance is unknown. Accession number is AC.2006.022. It was opened to the public in May 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, May 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, May 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.308: Watauga Academy Photograph, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 Watauga Academy Photograph, circa 1903 Folder 1