Guide to the Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection, 1949-2002

Summary Information

Title: Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection, 1949-2002
Collection: UA.5102
Extent: 7.02 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 records carton, 5 reel-to-reel recordings, 1 folder, 12 audiocassettes, 1 vinyl record, 6 DVDs, 2 CDs, 18 VHS tapes)

Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection contains audiovisual recordings in varying formats, and on a wide variety of subjects, dating 1949-2002. Events and subjects of the recordings include: football, the library, lectures and seminars, musical performances, and other special events, mostly on ASU's campus.

Creator: various

Biographical/Historical Note

The Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection highlights special academic and popular programming on Appalachian's campus and ASU's commitment to bringing diverse, culturally invigorating and intellectually stimulating events and people to Boone. Many departments and offices on campus facilitate and sponsor these events, including: A.P.P.S., the Athletic Department, the Plemmons Student Union, the Performing Arts Series, University Archives, the Chancellor's Office, WASU, the Harlan E. Boyles CEO Lecture Series and the Diversity Lecture Series, among others. Media Services (formerly Audiovisual Services) helped to create some of the recordings found in this collection, as they offer audio and visual recording, editing and production services to the ASU faculty, staff and students.

Scope and Contents

The Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection contains audiovisual recordings in varying formats, and on a wide variety of subjects, dating 1949-2002. Many of the accessions in this collection include multiple copies of the same video recording, for example on reel-to-reel and on VHS. Subjects of these recordings include: football, homecoming, the Plemmons Student Union, the Appalachian House, fraternities, faculty training, archives, ASU campus and buildings, Impact North Carolina project, John E. Thomas, LGBT issues, and alumni. Additionally, the collection includes both audio and video recording of: musical performances, lectures, a 1949 football game, homecoming festivities, and dedication events.


This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5102: Lectures, Concerts, and Events Audio-Visual Collection, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2003.012: North Carolina People: Chancellor Herbert Wey Interview, 1978

UA.2004.075: Graduation address/Commencement, 1994

UA.2005.488: Sound Recordings of Appalachian Musicians, undated

UA.2005.491: Plemmons Student Center Video, undated

UA.2006.267: Reel-to-Reel Audio of Moses Cone Project, Basin Cove, and Lectures, 1960-1979

UA.2006.306: Appalachian State Teachers College vs. Atlantic Christian, Fall 1949

UA.2006.310: Haydn String Quartet, February 7, 1980

UA.2006.313: The Appalachian House and Dr. Richard Rupp, 1979

UA.2006.314: Dedication of Crutchfield Center, 1975-1979

UA.2006.315: Appalachian State University and China's Northeast University of Technology Exchange Program, undated

UA.2006.316: North Carolina People--Chancellor Herbert Wey, Appalachian, 1974

UA.2006.317: Pi Kappa Phi, Founders Day December 2, 1990

UA.2006.319: Picnic/Music on the Mall, 2002

UA.2006.321: Voices of Diversity, 2000

UA.2006.322: "Voices of Diversity," 2000

UA.2006.325: Video of Early Campus Scenes, undated

UA.2006.326: Archives Look to the Future, 1999

UA.2006.327: Digital Demands: Preservation and Access Issues August 12, 1998

UA.2006.328: Kidd Brewer Reel-to-Reel Recording, 1977

UA.2006.329: Same Erwin and W.H. Plemmons 75th Anniversary, undated

UA.2006.334: Plemmons Collection Media, 1960-1969

UA.2006.339: Doughton Hall and Brock Nursery Dedication Audio Reels, 1964-1967

UA.2006.341: Impact North Carolina Project, 1994

UA.2006.342: N.C. People with Wey and John E. Thomas Installation, 1979

UA.2006.343: A Look at ASU: Interview with Chancellor Thomas, undated

UA.2006.372: University Registrar's Audio Collection: Speeches and Commencement, 1996-1999

UA.2008.003: Appalachian Alma Mater in the Hills DVDs, undated

UA.2009.018: ASU Promotional DVD: Appalachian Alma Mater in the Hills, undated

UA.2009.120: Darwin Lecture Series Recordings, 2008

UA.2010.021: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Media Files, 1996

UA.2011.022: Ken's Classic Rock Showcase Tapes, 1992

UA.2011.053: Guest Lectures and Events Video Recordings, 1988-2001

UA.2011.063: Appalachian State Teachers College Concert Band and Wind Ensemble Record, 1965

UA.2011.071: Guest Lectures and Events Tapes, 1998-1999

UA.2011.074: Library Events Master VHS Tapes, 1999-2003