Guide to the Appalachian High School Basketball Papers, 1955-1956

Summary Information

Title: Appalachian High School Basketball Papers, 1955-1956
Collection: AC.517
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This consists of one 1-1/2"x4" Appalachian High School Basketball Schedule for the year 1955-1956.

Creator: Appalachian High School

Biographical/Historical Note

This school opened as Boone High School in 1938 but was renamed Appalachian High School the next year. It was closed after the graduation of the Class of 1965. The five high schools-Appalachian, Blowing Rock, Bethel, Cove Creek, and the school in Junaluska-in Watauga County, North Carolina consolidated to Watauga County High School.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an orange basketball schedule for Appalachian High School for 1955-1956. The sponsor was Good Gulf Wholesale Distributors for Ashe and Watauga Counties, Boone, North Carolina, manager J.D. Shoemake. The schedule included games with Bethel, Lansing, St. Stephens, Millers Creek, Cove Creek, Blowing Rock, Mountain City, Crossnore, Beaver Creek, and Jefferson High Schools.


It is a single item.

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 donor and date of receipt is unknown. Accession number AC.2001.008

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 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.517: Appalachian High School Basketball Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Appalachian High School Basketball Papers, 1955-1956 ACSC_Box 15.15