Guide to the Louise Parks' Scrapbook, 1928-1931

Summary Information

Title: Louise Parks' Scrapbook, 1928-1931
Collection: UA.5019
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (1 oversize box)

Louise Parks, from Huntersville, NC, was a student at Appalachian State Teachers College from 1929-1934. This scrapbook dates from 1928-1931, in which she documents the activities she was involved with. The collection contains various candy wrappers, letters, cards, programs, postcards, and poems that Miss Parks glued to the scrapbook pages.

Creator: Parks, Louise.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louise Parks was a student at Appalachian State Teachers College. She resided in Lovill Home while studying at ASTC. Louise was born on April 10, 1910 and was from Huntersville, NC in Mecklenburg County. She began her studies at ASTC in 1929 and received her diploma on May 9, 1931 in the two-year normal course. Louise received the Grammar Grade B Certificate. She continued taking classes at the college until 1934.

Scope and Contents

The Scrapbook of Louise Parks contains materials from 1928-1931. Inside the scrapbook are clippings, candy wrappers, and other memorabilia that the creator collected from her time as a student. Items are glued to the scrapbook pages. Most items include a brief narration and date written underneath explaining the item's origin and significance. Miss Parks pasted in programs, postage stamps, postcards, tickets, poems, letters, and greeting cards. There is a copy of the school song and a pocket notebook containing notes and lists. Also included is the commencement program from 1931 and the program for the memorial service of D.D. Dougherty.


The collection consists of a single scrapbook, arranged in its original order.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room, located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The scrapbook was donated by Elaine Morgan in 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Kendall Reese, 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5019: Louise Parks' Scrapbook, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

Scrapbook, 1928-1931 Box 1