Valle Crucis Conference Center Collection

Title

Valle Crucis Conference Center Collection

Description

This collection includes 24 scrapbooks of images, documents, and ephemera related to the history of Valle Crucis and the Valle Crucis Mission School.

Series 1 consists of 5 photographs, originally contained in a loose envelope.

Contributor

Valle Crucis Conference Center

Rights

These materials were contributed under a use rights deed of gift by the Valle Crucis Conference Center. No material from this collection may be reproduced or redistributed without written permission from the Digital Watauga Project and the Valle Crucis Conference Center.

Series 1 consists of five items that were contained in a small, white envelope.

Series 2 consists of the materials from the first scrapbook, labeled "Valle Crucis Mission School, 1845-1919."

Series 3 consists of the materials from the second scrapbook, labeled "Valle Crucis Mission School, Buildings."

Collection Items

Document and Correspondence: Holy Cross Church Budget, 1961 and Invititation to Holy Cross Church Roll Call Dinner, November 17, 1960
This two page document addresses business matters of the Holy Cross Church in Valle Crucis from 1960-1961 (Val-Cru-3-117a-117b). The first image is a scan of one of the two sides of the document, it reflects the proposed budget for Holy Cross Church…

Composition Book Belonging to Mrs. Will Cook, 1949
This twenty-one page document is a blue composition book with illustrations and advertisements across its cover. The cover of the blue composition book is labeled "Mrs. Will Cook." Its interior pages are comprised of minutes from Valle Crucis Mission…

"Two Lessons in Group Dynamics" Book, 1951, Beatrice Foster
This nine page document is a short book entitled "Two Lessons in Group Dynamics," published in 1951. The book is labeled "Mission Committee," and "Beatrice Foster" on its front cover. Due to copyright restrictions, the interior content of this book…

Confirmation Class, Valle Crucis Industrial School, 1919
This image is a photograph of the confirmation class of May 1919 at the Valle Crucis Industrial School. Students are standing together with their instructors.

Valle Crucis School Library
This image is a photograph of a wooden building, with a small sign near its entrance. The sign reads, "Library, Closed." This building is likely affiliated with the Valle Crucis Mission School.

Building at Valle Crucis School
This image is a photograph of a building, most likely the Valle Crucis Mission School.

Dormitory Interior, 1984
This image is a photograph of the inside of a dormitory, possibly at Valle Crucis Mission School. The photograph was taken by "G. Dickerson" in 1984. The stamp on the back reads, "McKenzie & Dickerson 1984, Spruce Pine NC 28387."

Mountain Cabin
This image is a photograph of a cabin situated in the mountains, likely in Valle Crucis. No date or caption is given.

Postcard of Holy Cross Church
This image is a postcard picturing Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Valle Crucis. The photograph was taken by "P. Blair," indicating that the photographer capturing this scene was most likely Palmer Blair.

Holy Cross Church and Apple Blossoms, Spring 1941
This image is a photograph of Holy Cross Church partially obscured by tree branches. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Holy Cross Church Spring- apple blossoms, taken from path to 'Tiny's'."
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