Guide to the Cherokee Exhibit, ASU College of Continuing Education Collection, undated

Summary Information

Title: Cherokee Exhibit, ASU College of Continuing Education Collection, undated
Collection: AC.374
Extent: 0.02 linear feet (2 folders)

Appalachian State University College of Continuing Education Cherokee Exhibits Papers includes a notebook covering a general overview of Cherokee history with photographs.

Creator: Appalachian State University

Biographical/Historical Note

"The Cherokees" exhibit was produced courtesy of the Exhibits Program within Appalachian State University's College of Continuing Education with grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The outdoor drama "Unto These Hills" debuted in 1950 and tells the story of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains documents and photographs related to the Cherokee exhibit. The documents within this collection offer basic information on Cherokee history and culture. The photographs are of the "Unto These Hills" production and the Oconaluftee Indian Village circa 1950.


The collection is arranged in two folders, the first contains documents and the second contains photographs.

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

The provenance is unknown. Its accession number is AC.2007.007. The collection was opened to the public in June 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, June 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, June 2007; Reprocessed and finding aid revisions by Trevor McKenzie, November 2012. 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.374: Cherokee Exhibit, ASU College of Continuing Education Collection, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Documents, undated  ACSC Box 10.24
Photographs, circa 1950, undated  ACSC Box 10.24