Guide to the Wade Edward Brown "Recollections and Reflections" Collection, circa 1997

Summary Information

Title: Wade Edward Brown "Recollections and Reflections" Collection, circa 1997
Collection: AC.792
Extent: 1.5 linear feetĀ (1 medium flat box and CD shoebox)

This collection contains the original manuscript of Wade Edwards Brown's book, Recollections and Reflections, published in 1997, along with eight mini-cassettes from which the book is based.

Creator: Brown, Wade E., 1907-

Biographical/Historical Note

Wade Edward Brown was born near Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina in 1907, and after his education, opened an attorney's office in Boone, North Carolina in 1931. He also became active in political, civic and church affairs. He wrote this book, "Recollections and Reflections', during his 90th year, after being an attorney, a mayor, a state senator, a state representative, a university trustee, and a church leader in the area of Watauga County.

Scope and Contents

This collection from Wade Edward Brown contains the original manuscript of his book, "Recollections and Reflections", an introductory postcard announcing the book, and the eight mini-cassettes with original material for the book recorded by Brown. The cassette titles include: #1-Highway 105; #2-Gov. and CSC; #3-Imeaster-Gilma; #4-Senior Scholars, 2/18/1997; #5-Travel, Skiing, Russian Trip; #6-Mars Hill Song; #7-Copied; #8-Untitled. User copies of the cassettes are available on CD.


All items are in a medium-sized box with originial mini-cassettes in a small box within that box, and the user and archival CD copies are in a second CD shoebox.

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 items in this collection were donated in 1998 by Wade E. Brown. The collection was accessioned as AC.2000.040.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, February 2014. 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.792: Wade Edward Brown "Recollections and Reflections" Collection, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.