Guide to the Florence Lee Tate Let's Git Along Ter Glory Scrapbook, circa 1950

Summary Information

Title: Florence Lee Tate Let's Git Along Ter Glory Scrapbook, circa 1950
Collection: AC.625
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a scrapbook of an enlarged photo of Florence Lee Tate's sketch of her African-American nurse maid along with Tate's musical score of Let's Git Along Ter Glory (copyright 1950), dedicated to this lady.

Creator: Tate, Florence Lee

Biographical/Historical Note

Florence L. Tate was an author, composer, and poet from Chilhowie, Virginia. She is the author of Random Reveries, True Incidents, and Echoes.

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains an enlarged photo as well as a smaller version of the original sketch by Ms. Tate of a Mammy along with a song Ms. Tate wrote and dedicated to her, Let's Git Along Ter Glory, saying her mammy woke her each morning with a similar salutation.


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

The collection of Florence Lee Tate was purchased from Bookworm & Silverfish in 1999. Accession number AC.2003.042

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, April 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.625: Tate, Florence Lee, "Let's Git Along Ter Glory" Scrapbook, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Scrapbook, circa 1950 ACSC_Box 19, Folder 5