Arts and Crafts

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about arts and crafts, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

This collection consists of a brochure with papers about Handmade Furniture and Distinctive Mountain Products from the Wood Shed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Thomas Merton Photograph contains one 8" x 8" photograph of Thomas Merton standing in a harvested field with Tharsus made by Jonathan Williams.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This is an Air Mail envelope with a green stamp of mid-Atlantic states and postmarked on front in Huntington, West Virginia November 3, 1952, and on back there are postmarks from Cincinnati, Ohio, November 3, 1953 and Honolulu, Hawaii, November 5, 1952. Signed by Ray (Roy) Lewis Pres.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The University Archives Ephemera Collection contains ephemeral material, mostly posters and flyers, produced by and/or related to activities sponsored the University itself, clubs, organizations, groups, or partners of Appalachian State University, dating 1924-2012.  

9 linear feet (3 boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders)

Watauga County Spring Festival Collection is a collection of fliers, newsletters, vendor information, and memorandum. The Watauga County Spring Festival was a popular Appalachian cultural affair during the 1970s. Held in various buildings at Appalachian State University, the Spring Festival was sponsored by a grant, the local schools and organizations.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is 3 fragile papers describing weaving two patterns named "Summer and Winter" and "Honeysuckle".

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The William R. Dunlap Print consists of three copies of Dunlap's 1976 sketch of the home of Jesse Bare, Jr. on the New River in Ashe County, North Carolina.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

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