Guide to the Fulkerson High School Records, 1909-1917

Summary Information

Title: Fulkerson High School Records, 1909-1917
Collection: AC.571
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection contains delicate school records for the year 1916-1917 of Fulkerson High School, located in Fulkerson, Scott County, Virginia. Teacher's name is J.H. Hilton. Also included is a single sheet enrollment list of students names in unnamed school for term ending August 31, 1909.

Creator: Fulkerson High School (Scott County, Va.)

Biographical/Historical Note

The register found in this collection is for J.H. Hilton's class enrollment and attendance beginning September 29, 1916 until May 4, 1917. The figures are divided between boys and girls, and sidebars give summary totals and teacher salary for the term. For the years 1911-1919, Robert Addington was principal of Fulkerson High School.

Scope and Contents

The Virginia Daily Register for Fulkerson High School in Fulkerson, Scott County, Virginia for the year 1916-1917 shows the details of the class of J.H. Hilton, teacher. Monthly enrollment and attendance figures by sex are stated beginning September 29, 1916 until May 4, 1917. Internet research revealed that the principal was Robert Addington, 1911-1919. The teacher's salary figures per month and year are also given.

The single enrollment sheet does not specify the school, but lists 34 names with ages 7-15. The back lists 17 more students, ages 10-16.

Both items are very fragile and torn.


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

This was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish March 3, 1997. Accession number is AC.2002.021.

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.571: Fulkerson High School Records, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, 1909-1917 ACSC_Box 17.2