Guide to the Alexander Arts Council Records, 1973-1983, undated

Summary Information

Title: Alexander Arts Council Records, 1973-1983, undated
Collection: AC.811
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box)

The Alexander Arts Council Records contains records from meetings, festivals, fundraising efforts, and correspondence from 1973-1983.

Creator: Alexander Arts Council.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Alexander Arts Council is a local arts council of Alexander County, North Carolina. It operates and holds events at the Hiddenite Center in Hiddenite, North Carolina.

Scope and Contents

The colection includes correspondence, budget and meeting notes from the Council from 1973-1983, along with planning records, articles, programs, and grants of events sponsored by the Council. There are evaluations of an in-school art program by the Council, correspondence with the North Carolina Arts Council, and information on its summer programs and events for those years.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

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

Provenance of this collection is unknown.

Processing Information

The processing of this collection was completed in August 2014 by Anita Elliott. 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.811: Alexander Arts Council Records, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Alexander Arts Council Correspondence, Budgets, Meeting Minutes, 1978-1983, undated 

1 1

Alexander Arts Countil Financial Report, 1978-1980 

1 2

Alexander Arts Council and CARTS, undated 

1 3

Alexander Community Theatre, undated 

1 4

Alexander County Arts Festival, 1978 

1 5

Alexander County Arts and Crafts Festival Programs, 1973-1976 

1 6

Alexander County Arts and Crafts Festival, 1979 

1 7

Alexander County Arts and Crafts Festival, 1980 

1 8

Arts Council Events Newspaper Articles, 1980-1981, undated 

1 9

Community Artist Residency Training (CART) Information, 1979-1981 

1 10

Community Artist Residency Training (CART) with Stan Bumgarner, January 1980 

1 11

Community Showcase Fundraiser, 1981 

1 12

Examples, Fundraising Events Information, 1981-1983 

1 13

In-Schools Art Program, sponsored by Alexander Arts Council and the Hiddenite Center, Evaluations, undated 

1 14

Local Government Challenge Grants Forms, 1980-1981 

1 15

MayFest 1981, sponsored by Alexander County Arts Council, 1981 

1 16

North Carolina Arts Council Correspondence with Alexander Arts Council, 1977-1978 

1 17

North Carolina Arts Council Correspondence with Alexander Arts Council, 1979-1980, undated 

1 18

Summer Recreation Program Information, circa 1980 

1 19

Tax-Exempt Status Correspondence, 1980-1981 

1 20