Guide to the Rachel Rivers-Coffey Photographs of Baby, Sugar Maple Tree, undated

Summary Information

Title: Rachel Rivers-Coffey Photographs of Baby, Sugar Maple Tree, undated
Collection: AC.686
Extent: 0.01 linear feet 1 folder
Abstract:

The collection contains photographs of Baby, a sugar maple tree purported to be the largest and oldest tree in Boone and, possibly, the oldest tree in the State of North Carolina.

Creator: Coffey, Rachel Rivers

Biographical/Historical Note

Baby is an historic sugar maple tree located in Boone, North Carolina. It is known to be the oldest and largest tree in Boone and rumored to be the oldest tree in the State of North Carolina.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains digital color photographs on a gold CD of Baby, a Sugar Maple, the oldest and/or largest tree in Boone.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

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 was created from original photographs by Rachel Rivers-Coffey which were scanned by Paul Robertson. Brad Vines, Town of Boone landscape specialist, loaned the copied photographs to Special Collections to be scanned in 2010.

Processing Information

The collection was processed and finding aid generated by Trevor McKenzie, September 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

AC.686: Rachel Rivers-Coffey photographs of "Baby," Sugar Maple Tree, undated, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina 28608.

Container List

Photographs, undated ACSC_Box 23, Folder 5