Social Conditions

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about social conditions, such as poverty, mental health, and homelessness. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated '32 from A.G. French to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters. 

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection includes records for the Appalachian Oral History Project, a combined effort of Appalachian State University, Alice Lloyd College, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College to document oral histories of the history and folklore of the central Appalachian region. Materials in this collection consist of interviews and records generated by Appalachian State University interviewers between 1973 and 1975. Records include audio interviews, administrative files, photographs, and video.

28.5 linear feet (59 boxes)

This is a collection of records from the Boone Christ's Church United. When it was founded in 1992 as the Metropolitian Community Church of the High Country it was the only church in the area to accept and advocate for members of the LGBT community. Its pastor Cindy Long (1960-) was at the time the only openly lesbian minister of a Christian church in Watauga County.

1.0 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 folder cold storage)

The Carolinas Communication Association is an organization for communications professionals in North and South Carolina. The records include the journal publications, meeting minutes, financial records, membership information, constitutional revisions, annual convention information, and member correspondence of the organization.

5.0 linear feet (10 boxes)

This collection consists of papers, reports, booklets, maps, and articles on the Conference on Appalachian Development, held by the graduate students of Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University in March 1964, meeting along with social scientists and public officials to evaluate the Report to the President by the Appalachian Regional Commission.

3.0 linear feet (3 boxes)

The David Isaacs Yesterday's Harvest Digital Scrapbook collection is one CD and an archival CD copy of black and white and color scanned photographs compiled by David Isaacs with some explanatory text intermingled, photographs dating back to the 1960's.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Dean Allison Williams Papers is a collection of newspaper articles, community newsletters, and announcements concerning happenings and people of the Todd, North Carolina area.

0.75 linear feet (1 manuscript box and 1 half-sz manuscript box in Cold Storage)

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