Guide to the Concord State Normal School, Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia Papers, 1923

Summary Information

Title: Concord State Normal School, Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia Papers, 1923
Collection: AC.520
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection is an announcement of the beginning school year 1900-1901 at Concord State Normal School in Athens, West Virginia. It is a 3"x5-1/2" heavy cardstock card that has been bent into 4 quarters, therefore is very fragile, almost torn into two parts.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

The website below will give the History of Concord Normal School, Mercer County, West Virginia.

http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/mercer/history/concord1.txt

The school, founded in 1872,opened its doors in May 1875, and exists today as Concord University in Athens, West Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a 3"x5-1/2" heavy cardstock announcement of the Concord State Normal School's 1990-1901 Fall, Winter, and Spring Terms' beginning dates, with a small blurb about courses offered and the tuition fees. The date of '1923' has been written in ink with a name, possibly Culuni Rushbrooke, written in pencil along the side.

On the back of the card are the words to "The West Virginia Hills" song.

It is torn slightly and has been bent into four quarters, making it very fragile.

Arrangement

The collection consists of 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 origin and donor are unknown. Accession number AC.2001.011

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.520: Concord State Normal School, Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Concord State Normal School, Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia Papers, 1923 ACSC Box 15.18