Guide to the Endless Caverns (New Market, Virginia) Souvenir Folder, 1929

Summary Information

Title: Endless Caverns (New Market, Virginia) Souvenir Folder, 1929
Collection: AC.712
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection includes a colorful 18-image folder of artist's renditions of the views inside and surrounding areas of the Endless Caverns, located in New Market, Virginia, in 1929.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Located in New Market, Virginia on US Highway 11, since 1920, the tourist attraction Endless Caverns has thrilled visitors with a spectacular display of formations presented in their natural coloring. Many have searched and explored these caverns over the years, but thus far, no end has been found. Over five miles of caverns have been mapped at the present. Guided tours are provided, highlighting the geology and history of the cave.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one Souvenir Folder of Endless Caverns in New Market, Virginia and its surrounding facilities, including the entrance house, campground, and lodge, from 1929. A map is printed on the inside cover of the folder. The folder is addressed to Mrs. V. H. Knopp of Charleston, West Virginia and postmarked May 20, 1929.


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 collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2009. Accession number AC.2010.015

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anita Elliott, December 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.712: Souvenir Folder, Endless Caverns, New Market, Virginia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Souvenir Folder, 1929 ACSC_Box 24, Folder 8