Guide to the B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript, undated

Summary Information

Title: B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript, undated
Collection: AC.376
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript is a draft of Wigginton's unpublished manuscript describing his experiencial curriculum for school children.

Wigginton is the founder of Foxfire, an innovative collaborative writing public school project in which high students interviewed locals about, researched, and wrote about Appalachian culture. Products include a periodical of the students' papers and a multi-volume collection of them.

Creator: Wigginton, Eliot

Biographical/Historical Note

Brooks Eliot Wigginton was born in 1942. Wigginton is the founder of Foxfire, an innovative collaborative writing public school project in which high students interviewed locals about, researched, and wrote about Appalachian culture. Products include a periodical of the students' papers and a multi-volume collection of them.

Scope and Contents

The B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript is a draft of Wigginton's unpublished manuscript describing his experiencial curriculum for school children.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions. 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 W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection in 2006. Its accession number is AC.2007.009. It was opened to the public in August 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, June 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, June 2007

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.376: B. Eliot Wigginton Manuscript, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Untitled document on Appalachian Literature, undated Folder 1