Guide to the Cassie M. Robinson Papers, 2002

Summary Information

Title: Cassie M. Robinson Papers, 2002
Collection: AC.325
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Cassie M. Robinson Papers consist of two papers from her Appalachian Studies graduate courses. They are entitled "Tabernacle Baptist Church: 'The Friendly Little Church by the Road' " and "Community Studies in the Toe River Valley."

Creator: Robinson, Cassie M., 1978-

Biographical/Historical Note

Cassie M. Robinson was raised in southwestern North Carolina. She received her Master's degree in Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University in 2004. After graduation, she worked as the Coordinator of the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill College.

Scope and Contents

Robinson wrote "Tabernacle Baptist Church: 'The Friendly Little Church by the Road' " for Appalachian Religion course taught by Conrad Ostwalt. It is an enthnographic study with detailed descriptions of the physcial structure and worship styles. It also includes an interview with Pastor Gary Watson. Journal reactions were removed prior to donation. "Community Studies in the Toe River Valley" was written for Patricia Beaver's Anthropology course. This is an analysis of various studies about the Toe River Valley, located in Mitchell and Yancey Counties, North Carolina.


This collection is housed in one archival 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

Cassie Robinson donated this collection to the W.L. Eury Appachian Collection in July 2006. Its accession number is AC.2006.035. It was opened to the public in August 2006.

Processing Information

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.325: Cassie M. Robinson Papers, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

"Tabernacle Baptist Church: 'The Friendly Little Church by the Road' " Folder 1
"Community Studies in the Toe River Valley" Folder 2