Manuscript Collections

The Dr. R.E. Fortune Papers is a set of records, correspondence, receipts, estate papers, and related materials that deal with Dr. Fortune's medical practice and personal estate in Damascus, Virginia in the 1930s.

0.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box)

The Edmond Spencer Blackburn Papers concern Blackburn's Congressional and legal career and his family. Edmond Blackburn was a native of Watuaga County, North Carolina. A Republican, he had an extensive political career including the U.S. Congress from March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1903 and from March 4, 1905 until his death in 1912.

0.25 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box)

The collection contains transcriptions of court records from Ashe County, North Carolina. The records consist predominantly of minutes of court proceedings and decisions from 1806 through 1859. Of particular interest are minutes detailing land transfers and probate courts.

1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

The Elvin Hatch Papers contains Hatch's grant human subject review exemption request for his project "Arguing Politics: Ideological Divisions in a Southern Mountain County".

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection consists of two financial record books of George T. Bartlett from Macon, Georgia. The record books span the years of 1854 to 1882.

0.75 linear feet (1 small flat box)

The H.L. Snyder Presentation is a photocopy of a presentation Mr. Snyder, an attorney in Charleston, made in January 2000 about mountain top removal.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This fragile collection is a document of a list of persons indebted to the estate of Hansford W. Carter, Scott County, Virginia, dated December 1864.

1.5 linear feet (1 oversize folder)