Guide to the Mary Elizabeth Hackney Collection, 1930-1941

Summary Information

Title: Mary Elizabeth Hackney Collection, 1930-1941
Collection: UA.5136
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Mary Elizabeth Hackney of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, attended Appalachian State Teachers College. Her collection contains the correspondence, ephemera, diploma, photographs, and other items related to Appalachian State Teachers College from 1930 to 1941.

Creator: Hackney, Mary Elizabeth

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Elizabeth Hackney of Chapel Hill attended Appalachian State Teachers College from 1930 to 1934 where she received a Bachelor of Science. During her time at ATSC, Hackney lived at in the New Dormitory-Watauga Hall/Dauph-Blan and the Second Lovill Home. She was a member of the Vernician Literary Society and participated in the Senior Play of 1934.

Scope and Contents

The Mary Elizabeth Hackney Collection contains papers, artifacts, photographs, and booklets related to Appalachian State Teachers College from 1930 to 1941. Items include ASTC stickers, programs from Homecoming Day-1933 and 1935, sheets with song lyrics of ASTC pep songs and cheers, programs from The Appalachian Playcrafters theatrical performances, a program from a basketball game, a two booklets of gospel songs, a 1930 Summer school bulletin [course catalog], 1934-commmencement program, and an alumni bulletin.


The collection is arranged by subject and ordered alphabetically.

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 collection was donated by Betsy E. Brown in 2010 and accessioned as UA.2010.035.

Processing Information

Processed by Trevor McKenzie, 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5136: Mary Elizabeth Hackney Collection, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

"Appalachian State Yells" "Appalachian State Songs" Box 1.1
Appalachian State vs. High Point, Basketball Game Program, 1941   Box 1.2
ASTC Homecoming Day, 1933, 1935 Box 1.3
ASTC Stickers Box 1.4
ASTC- Summer School Bulletin, 1930 Box 1.5
Bulletin, 1932 Box 1.6
Commencement Program, 1934 Box 1.7
Correspondence, 1930-40 Box 1.8
Diploma- Mary Elizabeth Hackney, 1934 Box 1.9
Favorite Gospel Songs Box 1.10
Favorite Songs Box 1.11
Loose Photographs Box 1.12
Loose Photographs Box 1.13
Loose Photographs Box 1.14
Miscellaneous Box 1.15
Snap Shots Photo Album Boone, NC, 1933-34 Box 1.16
Songs of Long Ago  Box 1.17
Theatrical Performances Programs, 1933 Box 1.18
Yearbook Photographs, 1931-1932 Box 1.19