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

This collection consists of one photograph album with ten pictures of Lookout Mountain and from Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. It is in good condition with one loose photograph.

0.01 linear feet (1 envelope)

The German Fraternal Order Photograph is an undated 10" x 8" black and white photograph of seventy-seven men from the early Twentieth Century. Context is unknown.  Some men in the photograph carry rifles, eight hold musical instruments, two wear butcher aprons, and most wear a ribbon. Two flags are held. One is the United States flag while the other is unidentifiable.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This Great Smoky Mountains National Park Souvenir Folder is a colorful, 18-image accordian folder, depicting the scenes in and around this national park and featuring a brief description and history of the park.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Greenbrier (WV) Historical Society Prints are 11x14 black and white prints of historical buildings in Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, West Virginia, drawn by N.S. Hosterman and Ashton W. Renier in 1994.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This photograph album contains black and white photos of the Shannondale Springs, West Virginia campers of 1909 that was given to H.C. Getzendanner, owner of the resort. A few photos have inscriptions, but of places and general comments.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Harper's Ferry Postcard is a black and white 24" x 6" panoramic postcard depicting Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, circa 1911. It illustrates the Canal, the Potomac River, the West Virginia-Maryland Bridge, the Shenandoah River, and the Virginia side.

0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)

The Hartzog Family Papers is a collection of materials from the Wiley Hartzog family of Boone, North Carolina. Wiley Hartzog ran a construction company and built houses in Watauga County, North Carolina. Hartzog was also the Boone postmaster. This collection contains information about Boone's house and building construction business, family life, Boone United Methodist Church, and Appalachian State University.

20.0 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 half sized boxes, 1 oversize)