Guide to the Charleston, West Virginia Scrapbook, 1924-1925

Summary Information

Title: Charleston, West Virginia Scrapbook, 1924-1925
Collection: AC.547
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The owner of the items composing this collection could not be identified. There is a name of "Lyndall Silman" on one portion of paper. Several mementos are glued onto black scrapbook paper. Dates of November 2, 1924 and October 4, 1924, and January 11, 1925 are on 3 separate mementos.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

The mementos of this collection indicate the owner attended several activities - a musical program at Bream Memorial Church, the Kerarse Theatre in Charleston, West Virginia, the Girl Reserve Club of Charleston (West Virginia) High School, and another musical. Two decals are embossed with "Fuerst & Kraemer Fine Candies, New Orleans".

Scope and Contents

This collection has a variety of mementos-from candies from New Orleans' Fuerst & Kraemer to a handwritten poem to a musical program from a church. The mementos are glued forever to black scrapbook papers. Origin and owner unknown. Dates range from October 4, 1924 to January 11, 1925 on the items.


It is arranged chronologically.

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 of this collection is unknown. Accession number is AC.2001.067.

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.547: Charleston, West Virginia Scrapbook, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Scrapbook, 1924-1925 ACSC_Box 16.13