Guide to the Katuah Journal Records, 1980-2013, undated

Summary Information

Title: Katuah Journal Records, 1980-2013, undated
Collection: AC.870
Extent: 30.5 linear feet (21 manuscript boxes, 6 flat boxes, 1 large flat box, 1 compact disc box, 1 record box, 1 rolled storage)
Abstract:

The records cover the production history of the Katuah Journal. Contained within the records are correspondence, publication information, article submissions, and financial information. The editorial layouts for issues 12 through 39 are included as are a full run of the Journal spanning nearly a decade. Also included are photographs of events related to the Journal and a film on the publication.

Creator: Crowe, Thomas Rain

Biographical/Historical Note

Katuah Journal was started in 1983 and the last issue was published in 1993. It was a quarterly publication devoted to the bioregion of former Cherokee land in Appalachia.

The Katuah Journal was co-founded by Marnie Muller, David Wheeler, Thomas Rain Crowe, Martha Tree and others who served as co-publishers and co-editors. Other key team members included Chip Smith, David Reed, Jay Mackey, Rob Messick and many others.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains editorial information and planning files, drafts and copies of Katuah Journals, copies of other publications focused on the environment, and photographs from events related to the Journal. Also included are two reel-to-reel copies of a film about Katuah Journal.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into five series. The folder names are all retained from the originals used by the Katuah Journal.

Series I: Editorial is arranged alphabetically.

Series II: Katuah Journals holds copies of a full run of the published journals arranged chronologically, followed by editorial copies arranged chronologically by issue.

Series III: Other Publications is arranged alphabetically.

Series IV: Audiovisual holds photographs arranged alphabetically followed by two reels of the Katuah Journal film.

Series V: Artifacts is arranged by item.

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 donated by Robert Messick, May 30, 2014.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Claire Stamper and Trevor McKenzie, March 2015.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.870: Katuah Journal Records, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 28608.

Container List

Series I: Editorial, 1980-2013, undated

Series Description

Series I: Editorial contains materials related to the production of Katuah Journals including correspondence, administrative papers, drafts of articles, and financial files.

  Box Folder

Archaeologists at Gi-doo-wah site [Swain Co.], 1994-2003

1 1

Business Meeting [Freedom of Information Request of K. J. Last Stanback donation], 1991

1 2

CBC 9, 2005

1 3

Cherokee Creation Stories, 1991-2000

1 4

Patrick Clark & Kokopelli notes, 1991-2000

1 5

Conferences During & after KJ, 1986-1996

1 6

Continental Bioregional Congress Mixed Media, 2002-2007

1 7

Correspondence, 1989-1990

1 8

Correspondence, 1991-1992

1 9

Correspondence, 1993-1994

1 10

Correspondence, undated

1 11

Correspondence for American Chesnut, 1990

2 1-2

Correspondence No. 1, 1987-1988

2 3

Deep Ecology Mixed Materials, 1991-1999

2 4

Distributor Masters, 1983-1993

2 5

Early Katuah Journal Notes, 1986-1988

2 6

Eastern Old Growth Conference, 1991

2 7

Efforts to change KJ to 8 1/2 x 11 Format, 1986-1990

2 8

Examples of Regional Perspectives after KJ, 1993-2005

2 9

Final KJ finanical report, 1993

2 10

From Randy Ball [freelance photographer] to RM, 1992

2 11

Habitat Conference, 1986

2 12

Jim Houser & Susan Adams, 1988-1994

2 13

Important Business meetings, 1990-1991

2 14

Introduction to KJ Archive, 2013

3 1

Robert Johnson, 1999-2000

3 2

Katuah Bioregional Gathering and SABN Map Project, 2003-2004

3 3

Katuah Bylaws & Charter [copies], 1983-1994

3 4

Katuah Gatherings, 1986-1992

3 5

Katuah Index [typed copies], 1983-1993

3 6

Katuah Index [A-E], 1983-1993

3 7

Katuah Index [F-N], 1983-1993

3 8

Katuah Index [O-S], 1983-1993

3 9

Katuah Index [T-Z], 1983-1993

3 10

Katuah Journal account book [folder 1], 1983-1991

3 11

Katuah Journal account book [folder 2], 1991-1993

4 1

Katuah Journal bank statements [folder 1], 1985-1989

4 2

Katuah Journal bank statements [folder 2], 1990-1994

4 3
  Rolled_Storage Item

Katuah Journal brain storming sheet, undated

B8 1
  Box Folder

Katuah Journal check stubs, 1987-1994

4 4

Katuah Journal closing letter, 1993

4 5

Katuah Journal contracts, 1987-1995

4 6

Katuah Journal financial statements [folder 1], 1981-1988

4 7

Katuah Journal financial statements [folder 2], 1989-1994

4 8

Katuah Journal microfilm project expenses & closing receipts, 1993-1994

4 9

Katuah microfilm responses, 1994-1995

4 10

Katuah Spring Gathering, 1988

4 11

KJ assorted correspondence and fanmail, 1991-1993

5 1

KJ community contacts, 1987-1990

5 2

KJ contributors, 1988-2002

5 3

KJ correspondence & other materials, 1986-1992

5 4

KJ correspondence with 88.7 WNCW radio, 1991-1992

5 5

KJ death letters- post issue 38, 1993

5 6

KJ deep files, 1980

5 7

KJ deep files, 1990

5 8

KJ deep files, 1991

5 9

KJ deep files, 1992

5 10

KJ deep files, 1993

6 1

KJ deep files, 1994

6 2

KJ deep files, 1995-2002

6 3

KJ distributors at death, 1994-2003

6 4

KJ distributors- Tally of payments, 1989-1992

6 5

KJ index proofed by Lee Barnes, July 3, 1993

6 6

KJ index proofed by Paula Davidson of Alternative Reading Library, May 26, 1993

6 7

KJ index set-ups, comments & reviews, 1991-1993

6 8

KJ "Konfusion" and cartoon ideas, 1980-1993

6 9

KJ letters and fanmail, 1991-1992

6 10

KJ logos, 1991

6 11-13

KJ mailing labels, 1989-1991

6 14

KJ microfilm project May 26, 1994

6 15

KJ renewals [official record], 1988-1992

6 16

KJ stamp collection, 1986-1994

6 17

KJ unclaimed artwork, 1988-1994

7 1

KJ unclaimed artwork- Lauri Pierce, 1994

7 2

KJ unclaimed artwork- Mad Woman, 1988-1989

7 3

KJ unclaimed artwork- Troy Setzler, undated

7 4

Letters to KJ, 1992-1993

7 5

Hawk Little-John mixed media, 1987-2001

7 6

Master closing letter, 1993

7 7

Bob Messick illustrations and text, undated

29 1

Microfilm donors [letters], 1993

7 8

Microfilm labels [all final correspondence], 1994

7 9

Marinie Muller, 1986-1996

7 10

News clippings about Katuah individuals, 1985-2007

7 11

Problems with cultural regions, 1982-2005

7 12

Gary Snyder Correspondence & Articles, 1983-1996

7 13

Startup Attempt, 2003

7 14

Startup attempt: SABN, 2004

7 15

Subscription letters to KJ, 1993

8 1

Subscriptions, 1984-1988

8 2

Subscriptions, 1989-1990

8 3

Subscriptions, 1991

8 4

Subscriptions, 1992, undated

8 5

Subscriptions, 1993

9 1

Summer camps & the Ruckus Society, 1998-2004

9 2

Sustainable farming and gardening in western NC, 1989-2002

9 3

Sustainable forestry & other various files, 1990-2005

9 4

Unidentified files, 1983-1995

9 5

Uses of Katuah Outside KJ, 1980-2012

9 6

David Wheeler, 1986-2003

9 7
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Series II: Katuah Journals, 1983-1993

Series Description

Series II: Katuah Journals consists of copies of the complete run of Katuah Journal, editorial copies of the journal, and issue layouts.

  Box Folder

Katuah Copies, 1983-1985

10  

Katuah Copies, 1986-1987

11  

Katuah Copies, 1988-1989

12  

Katuah Copies, 1990-1991

13  

Katuah Copies, 1992-1993

14  

Katuah Journal copies [complete set], 1983-1993

30  

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 12, 1986

15 1

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 13, 1986

15 2

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 14, 1986

15 3

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 16, 1987

15 4

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 17, 1987

15 5

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 18, 1987

15 6

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 19 [folder 1-2], 1988

15 7-8

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 20, 1988

15 9

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 21, 1988

16 1

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 22, 1988

16 2

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 23, 1989

16 3

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 24, 1989

16 4

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 25, 1989

16 5

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 26 [folder 1-2], 1989

16 6-7

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 27, 1990

16 8

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 28 [folder 1-2], 1990

17 1-2

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 29, 1990

17 3

Katuah Journal Editorial copy: Issue 30 [folder 1-2], 1990

17 4-5

Katuah Journal Issue 37 layout, 1993

29 2

Katuah Journal layouts- various issues, 1983-1984, undated

29 3

KJ Editorial copy Issue 31, 1991

17 6

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 32, 1989

17 7

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 33, 1991

17 8

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 34 [folder 1], 1992

17 9

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 34 [folder 2], 1992

18 1

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 35, 1992

18 2

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 36, 1992

18 3-4

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 37, 1992-1993

18 5-7

KJ Editorial copy: Issue 38, 1993

18 8

KJ Issue 38: Last Round of Printed Letters, 1993

18 9

KJ Editorial Copy: Issue 39, 1993

18 10-11
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Series III: Other Publications, 1983-2006, undated

Series Descriptions

Series III: Other Publications includes copies of newsletters, magazines, and journals dedicated to environmental issues.

  Box Folder

Accent [folder 1-2], 1992-1993

19 1-2

Action for Cultural Survival, 1992

19 3

Anarchy Journal- Katuah Journal demise pg. 12, 1993

19 4

Appalachian Voices [folder 1-2], 1996-1997

19 5-6

Art of Living, 1991-1993

19 7

Ates Hirsizi Journal, 1992-1993

19 8

Autonome Distributions Summer Catolog, 1992

19 9

Auto-Free Journal, 2000

19 10

Bankhead/Talladega Monitor, undated

19 11

Bioregional Congresses mixed media, 1986-1994

20 1

Blue Ridge Country Magazine- Listing of Katuah's demise, 1993

20 2

Books to build a new society, 1991-1998

20 3

Caldera, 1992-1993

20 4

Catalyst Journal, 1990

20 5

Colombiana, 1987-1993

20 6

Creation Spirituality, 1990-1993

20 7

The Earth Center/Walk, 1990-1991

20 8

Earth Keeper Magazine, 1993

20 9

Earth Magic, 1985

20 10

Earthquake- "Stop the Dump" special pullout, undated

20 11

Environments for Life- Katuah Journal listed pg. 12, 1993

20 12

Essential Living, 1993

21 1

Factsheet Five Journal- Katuah Journal listed pg. 49, 1993

21 2

Faerie Fire, undated

21 3

Fifth Estate Journal, 1992

21 4

The Flowering Tree, 1995

21 5

Friends of the Trees, 1985-1988

21 6

Green Brigades Journal, 1992

21 7

Greenhouse Experiment, 1993

21 8

Green Letter, 1990

21 9

Greenlight Journal, 1991

21 10

Greenpeace Journal, 1990

21 11

Greenvine, 1987

21 12

Home! A Bioregional Reader, 1990

21 13

Important national articles about bioregions, 1991-1995

21 14

The Interspecies Newsletter, 1990-1993

21 15

In Context, 1991-1992

21 16

Katuah Journal featured in the Utne Reader, 1988-1994

21 17

Kindred Spirits Journal, 1987-1988

21 18

Lato Selvatico [folder 1], 1992-1997

21 19

Lato Selvatico [folder 2], 1998-2002

22 1

Madworld Survival Guide, 1991-1992

22 2

The Merry Mount Messenger, 1985

22 3

Messchabe Journal, 1991

22 4

The Mountain Times, August 11, 1988

22 5

Mountain Xpress, 1996

22 6

NC Literary Review- Katuah Journal [pg. 144-145], 1993

22 7

The New Catalyst, 1986-1993

22 8

New Florida Journal, 1988

22 9

New Fronti, 1993

22 10

The Neworld News & Views, 1994

22 11-12

Northern Lights, 1987-1991

22 13

Ozark Regional Land Trust, 1987-1991

23 1

Other environmental publications, 1993

29 4

Palmetto Post Journal, 1992

23 2

Parkway Milepost Newsletter- featuring article on Walker Calhoun, 1993

23 3

Permaculture Design Course Resource Packet for Graduates, 1994

23 4

Planet Drum: Raise the Stakes- A Bioregional Directory, 1986-1987

23 5

Plannetary Connections Journal, 1992

23 6

Plowshares, 1987

23 7

Poetry and other writing by Stephen Lewandowski, 1993

23 8

Rain Journal, Spring 1993

23 8

Seattle Community Catalyst Journal, September 1991

23 9

Sierra Magazine, Jan/Feb 2000

23 10

Simply Living Magazine, 1987

23 11

Siskiyou Journal, 1984-1987

23 12

Skipping Stones- drawing from Katuah Journal issue 37 on pg. 27, Summer 1993

23 13

Talking Leaves [folder 1-3], 1991-1992

23 14-16

Talking Leaves [folder 4-5], 1993-1994

24 1-2

Tekiah, 1990-1991

24 3

Tek-Scourge, 1991

24 4

The Uwharrian Journal, 1991

24 5

Walker Valley Reflections, Winter, 1990

24 6

The Web Journal, 1991-1993

24 7-8

Well, Well, Well! Journal, Fall 1991

24 9

Wild Alabama, 1995

24 10-11

Wild Mountain Times, 1998

24 12

Women of Power, 1986-1987

24 13
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Series IV: Audiovisual, 1980-1993, undated

Series Descriptions

Series IV: Audiovisual includes photographs of Katuah events, photographs used in articles, and negatives. The series also include two reel-to-reel copies of a film about Katuah Journal.

  Box Folder

Katuah Spring Gathering, 1986

25 1

KJ Group Photo by Rob Messick, 1986

25 2

Photos from Katuah Fall Gathering [Black and White], 1986

25 3

Photos from Spring [black and white], 1987

25 4

Photos of Price Lake [one used in KJ], 1986-1987

25 5

Photos published in KJ, 1989

25 6

RM Photos not used in KJ [black and white], 1980

25 7

Chip Smith Issue 20, undated

25 8

KJ Unclaimed Artwork Wes Wyatt, 1988

25 9

Katuah Retreat Brad's Backbone Ridge by Rob M, 1986

26 1

Katuah Spring Gathering, negatives, 1986

26 2

KJ black and white negatives, 1987

26 3

Katuah Spring Gathering at Raven's, Transylvania County, North Carolina by Rob M, 1988

26 4

Katuah Spring Gathering Pepperland Camp [Farner, TN] by Rob M, 1986

26 8

Katuah Spring Gathering by Rob M, 1988

26 5

Katuah Spring Gathering Maypole at Raven's by Rob M, 1988

26 6

Katuah Spring Gathering Pepperland Camp by Rob M, 1987

26 7

Rob Messick Globe photos, 1990

26 9

Mixed photos from KJ Gatherings, 1991

26 10

Mixed photos from KJ Gatherings, negatives, 1991

26 11

Marnie Muller four rolls, negatives, 1987

26 12

Photos from Katuah Fall Gathering [color], 1986

26 13

Photos from Katuah Fall Gathering, negatives, 1986

26 14

Photos from Spring [color], 1987

26 15

Photos from Spring [negatives], 1987

26 16

Photos of Price Lake [one used in KJ], negatives, 1986-1987

26 17

Photos published in KJ, negatives, 1989

26 18

RM photos not used in KJ, negatives, 1980

26 19

RM photos not used in KJ [color], 1980

26 20

Chip Smith Issue 20, negatives, Undated

26 21

David Wheeler, October 1987

26 22
  Box Item

Katuah Journal film [Master], 1983-1993

27 1

Katuah Journal film [Positive Silver], 1983-1993

27 2
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Series V: Artifacts, undated

Series Description

Series V: Artifacts contains 4 Katuah T-shirts, 2 address stamps used by the Journal, a magazine stand with the Katuah logo, and posters from the Wildlife Habitat Conference.

  Box Item

4 Katuah T-shirts, undated

28 1-4

2 Address Stamps, undated

28 5-6

Magazine Stand, undated

28 7
  Box Folder

Posters for Wildlife Habitat Conferences, 1987-1989

29 5

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