Guide to the Eagle Rock High School (Eagle Rock, Virginia) Yearbook, 1941

Summary Information

Title: Eagle Rock High School (Eagle Rock, Virginia) Yearbook, 1941
Collection: AC.458
Extent: 0.02 linear feet (2 folders)

This yearbook is the 1941 Eagle from Eagle Rock High School in Eagle Rock, Virginia. The photographs were glued in and are loosening so they were removed to a second folder.

Creator: Eagle Rock High School (Eagle Rock, Va.).

Biographical/Historical Note

Eagle Rock High School was closed in 1959 when the consolidation of the Buchanan, Eagle Rock, and Fincastle high schools created the James River High School in Buchanan, Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of "The Eagle," Volume IX Yearbook of the Eagle Rock High School, 1941. The inside page identifies the book as belonging to Emma Jean Hostetter, a member of the sophmore class that year. Several of the front pages and the last 3-4 pages have been signed by friends and teachers.

As part of processing, the photographs were removed, identified on the backs, photocopied, and the copies were inserted into the original yearbook in the proper place. The sleeved original photos are kept in the order in which they were removed from the yearbook, and housed in a separate envelope and folder.


The original yearbook with copies of photos is in a separate envelope from the original photographs. The original photographs were sleeved, kept in order from the yearbook, and housed in a separate envelope.

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

This collection was purchased from Bookworm & Silverfish in 2008 and accessioned as AC.2008.075.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, June 2013. This collection was processed 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.458: Eagle Rock High School (Eagle Rock, Virginia) Yearbook, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  ACSC_Box Folder

Photographs, 1941 

21 5

Yearbook, 1941 

21 6