This guide includes secondary source resources about photographs, primarily in the Appalachian region, and manuscript collections (primary sources) that include photographs. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email

Manuscript Collections

Chessie-Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Safety Posters and Papers includes assorted blank railroad forms, three multi-sized calendars dating 1982, 1984, and 1986, and a variety of safety posters from 1985-1986.

0.3 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box, 1 oversize folder)

This collection of photographs was taken on November 5, 1910 at the dedication of the monument placed in memory of Chief Junaluska, North Carolina Indian Chief. The monument is in Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Chilhowie Textile Photographs consists of three black and white undated photographs of the Chilhowie Textile factory.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This Cloudland Park Club collection of papers speaks of the Park that existed on Lookout Mountain in Cloudland, Georgia in the early to mid-1920s. A map of the subdivision and four descriptive postcards, as well as other information, are included. Materials are fragile, but in fair condition

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Concordia College Photograph is an undated matted 10" x 8" black and white photograph of a graduating class of Concordia College, formerly of Conover, North Carolina.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Country Ham Photograph consists of two identical color 8" x 6" photographs of the bluegrass musical group, Country Ham. These photographs came with their album, Songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains, which was recorded January 29, 2005 in Major Recording Studio, Waynesboro, Virginia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This one-item collection is a cardstock picture of the Cranberry Hotel in Cranberry, Mitchell County, North Carolina, circa 1890.

0.01 linear feet (1 envelope)