Guide to the Charlie Goins Papers, circa 1950

Summary Information

Title: Charlie Goins Papers, circa 1950
Collection: AC.540
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This letter from Charlie Goins to Perry, circa 1950, speaks of a transaction for a paper or book for $2.00. Handwritten in blue ink, very good condition.

Creator: Goins, Charlie

Biographical/Historical Note

Bookworm and Silverfish advertised that Charlie Goins was a traveling bookseller in West Virginia.

Scope and Contents

The letter was written from St. Pete(rsburg, FL) to Perry. Perry is purchasing "Mt. Massacre" from Charlie for $2.00 instead of $2.50. Charlie is "pretty content" and "my appetite is good-better than usual".


It is a single-item collection.

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

It was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish, date unknown. Accession number is AC.2001.049.

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.540: Charlie Goins Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Letter, circa 1950 ACSC_Box 16.6