Arthur S. Link Archives
Diana Ruby Sanderson
Campus Box 6358
PO Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815-9000
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Digital Library of Appalachia
The College Archives holds the records of the school from 1894 through the present. We have materials on college property and buildings, the farm, and academic departments. These include reports, plans, memos, correspondence, blueprints, maps, and drawings. We have papers of school presidents, deans, faculty and staff; these include reports, speeches, studies, writings, correspondence,and memos.
Other administrative files provide information on the WWC work and service programs, the Boards of Trustees, financial matters, and long range planning.We have correspondence from the Board of National Missions officials and the Board's legal files, and records of the college chapel, and papers on church and college relations.
Printed materials include newsclippings from the 1940s through the present. Posters, brochures, and other graphics document concerts, theater, sports, lecture series, ceremonies and festivals. We also have promotional materials, yearbooks, catalogs, handbooks, directories, literary publications, school magazines and newsletters and administrative bulletins.
We hold the archives of the Asheville Normal and Teachers College, a sister Presbyterian school established in 1882. These contain correspondence, newsclippings, yearbooks, student records, and photographs. We also have some records of the Mossop, TN and the Dorland-Bell (Hot Springs, NC) schools.
The Congressional papers of James McClure Clarke (NC-10) are housed in the archives. Clark, an assistant to Presidents Bannerman and Holden, served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983-85 and 1987-1991.