Guide to the James A. Huffard Diary, 1895-1930

Summary Information

Title: James A. Huffard Diary, 1895-1930
Collection: AC.607
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 envelope)

This collection is a small red leather-bound diary dated 1888, but with entries of 1895-1930 owned by James A. Huffard.

Creator: Huffard, James A.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rev. James A. Huffard was born July 26, 1862 and died February 12, 1927. He is buried in East End Cemetery in Wytheville County, Virginia. He went to school in Wytheville schools, and graduated Roanoke College in 1884. He then spent years as principal of Prosperity South Carolina High School, then attended Lutheran Theological Seminary, graduating in 1988 and was ordained as a minister.

Scope and Contents

The diary of James A. Huffard contains entries made during his ministerial years, most pertaining to theological questions and church-related issues. There are several passages of theological questions, addresses, salary notes, and others, dating between 1895 and 1930. The 1930 entry must have been made by another person as Huffard passed away in 1927.


This 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

This diary was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in April 2003. Accession number AC.2003.022

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.607: James A. Huffard Diary, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Diary, 1895-1930 ACSC_Box 18, Folder 13