Guide to the "Summer on Winsome Mountain" Photograph, 1986

Summary Information

Title: "Summer on Winsome Mountain" Photograph, 1986
Collection: AC.429
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Abstract:

"Summer on Winsome Mountain" consists of one color 14" x 11" photograph titled "Summer on Winsome Mountain." The mountain range shown has been identified as Snake Mountain on the North Carolina-Tennessee border looking North. The Peak is at the left center and tree Top is right of center.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Snake Mountain is located in northern Watauga County, North Carolina. It extends north from Rich Mountain and contains the headwaters of the North Fork of the New River, a nationally recognized significant water resource. Its altitude is 5,574.

Watauga County, North Carolina is located in northwestern North Carolina and was formed in 1849 from parts of Ashe County, Caldwell County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County. It was named for the Watauga River, whose name is said to be a Native American word meaning "beautiful water."

Scope and Contents

"Summer on Winsome Mountain" consists of one color 14" x 11" photograph titled "Summer on Winsome Mountain." The mountain range shown has been identified as Snake Mountain on the North Carolina-Tennessee border looking North. The Peak is at the left center and tree Top is right of center.

Arrangement

This photograph is stored in one oversize 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. Photographs are stored within a temperature controlled chamber and requires additional time to acclimate to room temperature.

Acquisitions Information

Suzanne Wise donated this photograph to Belk Library. Its accession number is AC.2008.036. It was opened to the public in July, 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, July, 2008; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, July, 2008

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.429: "Summer on Winsome Mountain" Photograph, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Photograph Folder 1