Guide to the John A. Pritchett Photographic Collection, 1952-1960

Summary Information

Title: John A. Pritchett Photographic Collection, 1952-1960
Collection: UA.5174
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Abstract:

John A. Pritchett Jr. came to ASU in 1955 as the audio-visual director, retiring in 1991. The John A. Pritchett Photograph Collection contains negatives taken between 1952-1960. Subjects include sports, dances, ASTC campus and students, student activities, and faculty.

Creator: Pritchett, John A.

Biographical/Historical Note

John A. Pritchett, Jr. (1925- ), was born in Nashville, Tennessee to John A. and Ethel Griffith Pritchett.

During World War II, Pritchett served as a war department photographer. He attended East Tennessee State University, where he met and married Agnes Robinette. The couple had three children. He later transferred to George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, where he received an A. B. in English and Social Studies. In 1946, he earned an A. B. in music and social studies and in 1947 he completed an M. A. in sociology and school administration.

Pritchett began his career at Appalachian in 1955, where he organized and developed the department of audio-visual education. He spent 37 years at ASU as a professor and director of audio-visual eduction before retiring. In 1991 Pritchett was made Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Instruction.

Scope and Contents

The John A. Pritchett Photographic Collection consists of negatives taken between 1952 and 1960 by Appalachian State University's photographer, John A. Pritchett, Jr. Most of the negatives appeared in the school yearbook. They include images of students, buildings, sports, and some faculty. There are also a number of images of students and activities at Appalachian High School, which was in what is now Chapel Wilson Hall. Some of the photos are undated, only a few are unidentifiable.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged first chronologically, then alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions

Acquisitions Information

Donated by Alfred Pritchett.

Processing Information

Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, August 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5174: John A. Pritchett Photographic Collection, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

Home Economics Conference 1952  Box 1.1
May Dance 1952  Box 1.2
Porter’s from Lenior 1952  Box 1.3
ASTC Cheerleaders 1953  Box 1.4
Christmas Queen 1953  Box 1.5
College Employees Banquet December 18, 1953 Box 1.6
Dedication of Romy Story Monument October 24, 1953  Box 1.7
Fire Fighters November 1953  Box 1.8
Football 1953  Box 1.9-12
 Freshman Class Officers December 1953  Box 1.13
Haithcock, Tee; ASTC Basketball 1953-1954 Box 1.14
High School Football Banquet 1953  Box 1.15
History Department Professors November 1953  Box 1.16
Homecoming Court 1953  Box 1.17
Homecoming Queen 1953 Box 1.18
Pep Rally 1953  Box 1.19
Senior Play 1953 Box 1.20
Student Teacher Representatives 1953 Box 1.21
Appalachian Playcrafters January 1954  Box 1.22
Baseball Field and Game April 25, 1954  Box 1.23
Basketball Squad January 1954 Box 1.24
Business Conference May 1, 1954  Box 1.25
Campus Scenes, Senior Class 1954  Box 1.26
College Superlatives, Mr. and Miss Appalachian January 1954  Box 1.27
Dr. Craves July 7, 1954  Box 1.28
Damage Caused by Auto to Fence Around Football Field February 1954  Box 1.29
Debating Team February 1954  Box 1.30
Dr. Dougherty and Mr. Howell (NCEA Check to Summer School) December 23, 1954  Box 1.31
Editor and Business Manager of “The Appalachian” April 2, 1954  Box 1.32
Editor and Business Manager of “Rhododendron” April 25, 1954  Box 1.33
Coach Edwards October 5, 1954  Box 1.34
Elkin Exhibit 1954  Box 1.35
Extension Classes 1954-1955  Box 1.36
Field Day Exercises-NC Holstein Association June 24, 1954 Box 1.37
Football 1954 Box 2.1
Graduation August 19, 1954  Box 2.2
High School Football Banquet October 1954  Box 2.3
Coach F. Hoover January 1954  Box 2.4
Lineberger, Don; President of Student Body April 1954  Box 2.5
May Court May 1, 1954  Box 2.6
North Carolina History Class February 1954  Box 2.7
North Carolina Junior College Debating Meet April 30, 1954  Box 2.8
Science Club Banquet February 1954  Box 2.9
Science Club Projects March 24, 1954  Box 2.10
Science Department, Label Tree Program March 1954  Box 2.11
Shaffer’s Senior Class Fall 1954  Box 2.12
Student Council May 3, 1954  Box 2.13
Student Council Officers February 1954  Box 2.14
Who’s Who November 1954  Box 2.15
YMCA Council May 11, 1954  Box 2.16
3 War Heros 1955  Box 2.17
ASTC Ball Team and Dougherty Home (Copy Negative) June 30, 1955  Box 2.18
Basketball Squad January 1955  Box 2.19
Beta Beta Beta 1955  Box 2.20
Board of Trustees (ASTC) June 14, 1955  Box 2.21
Business Education Dept. April 23, 1955  Box 2.22
Business Education Dept., Pi Omega Pi May 6, 1955  Box 2.23
Cheerleaders 1955  Box 2.24
Debate Team 1955-1956  Box 2.25
Debating Club Officers May 4, 1955  Box 2.26
Dougherty Mill June 30, 1955  Box 2.27
Dr. Dougherty Speech to Graduates August 15, 1955  Box 2.28
Editions and Business Managers of College of Publications April 21, 1955  Box 2.29
Elementary School Contests February 4, 1955 Box 2.30
Football 1955  Box 2.31-33
Freshman Activities, Registration 1955  Box 2.34
Freshman Class Officers 1955  Box 2.35
Graduate Class Officers 1955 Box 2.36
Graduate Club Summer 1955  Box 2.37
Gym Activities at Elementary School May 5, 1955 Box 2.38
High School Bus Drivers February 1955 Box 2.39
Homecoming 1955  Box 2.40-41
Honflick, Pete and Family Homecoming 1955  Box 2.42
Kincaid, Pansy 1955  Box 2.43
Dr. Kincher Psy Class 1955  Box 2.44
May Queen 1955 Box 2.45
Modern Dance Class, Mrs. Kirchner 1955  Box 2.46
NCEA Officers April 21, 1955  Box 2.47
Physical Education Club Officers January 21, 1955  Box 2.48
Physical Education Instructors 1955  Box 2.49
Playcrafters 1955 Box 2.50
Dr. Plemmons Fall 1955  Box 2.51
Pyecha, John February 1955  Box 3.1
Dr. Rankin January 11, 1955  Box 3.2
Reception October 19, 1955  Box 3.3
Mr. Thomas, P. E. Dept May 1, 1955  Box 3.4
Workshop, Grammar Grade Summer 1955  Box 3.5
Wrestling Team 1955-1956  Box 3.6
Alumni Officers 1956  Box 3.7
Business Education Conference 1956 Box 3.8
Class of 1930 (Copy Negative) 1956 Box 3.9
Football 1956  Box 3.10-12
Freshman Swimming Class October 24, 1956  Box 3.13
Graduation, Faculty Line 1956 Box 3.14
Homecoming October 15, 1956  Box 3.15
Microtechnic Students September 1, 1956  Box 3.16
Dr. and Mrs. (Elizabeth "Bebe") Plemmons April 1956  Box 3.17
Reading Clinic November 1956  Box 3.18
Student Council November 1956 Box 3.19
Wrestling Squad November 1956  Box 3.20
Administration Building March 1, 1957 Box 3.21
Aerial View of ASTC (Copy Negative) January 15, 1957  Box 3.22
Baseball Player April 26, 1957  Box 3.23
Basketball, ASTC vs. Lenoir-Rhyne 1957  Box 3.24
Mr. Blanton March 29, 1957  Box 3.25
Mr. Blanton’s Copy Work April 15, 1957  Box 3.26
Mr. Blanton’s Copy Work August 2, 1957 Box 3.27
Board of Directors November 1957  Box 3.28
Board of Trustees November 1957  Box 3.29
Board of Trustees Oath November 1957  Box 3.30
Bob and Dot February 19, 1957 Box 3.31
Mr. Buchanan February 21, 1957  Box 3.32
Bulletin Boards, Business Dept Winter 1957  Box 3.33
Bulletin Boards, Business Dept May 10, 1957  Box 3.34
Christmas Convocation December 1957 Box 3.35
Classroom Shoots 1957 Box 3.36
Convocation November 1957  Box 3.37
Fine Arts Building March 1, 1957  Box 3.38
First Presbyterian Church October 21, 1957 Box 4.1
Football Practice Fall 1957 Box 4.2
Freshman Orientation Fall 1957  Box 4.3
F. T. A. Officers March 11, 1957  Box 4.4
Graduates from Lincoln and Gaston Counties May 16, 1957  Box 4.5
Graduation and Marshalls May 17, 1957  Box 4.6
Harris, Nancy March 25, 1957 Box 4.7
Home Demonstration Team November 15, 1957  Box 4.8
Homecoming Coverage for Alumni Association October 26, 1957  Box 4.9
Coach Hoover’s Effigy Winter 1957 Box 4.10
Job Interview Board March 15, 1957  Box 4.11
Junior High Drum Majorettes September 30, 1957  Box 4.12
Justice Hall March 1, 1957  Box 4.13
Landscaping Shots, Dr. Plemmons Home May 9, 1957 Box 4.14
Library Science Convention April 3-4, 1957  Box 4.15
Library Science Teachers March 15, 1957  Box 4.16
Most Athletic, Ted Watson 1957  Box 4.17
Pi Omega Pi March 25, 1957  Box 4.18
President’s Home 1957  Box 4.19
Pritchett, J. March 29, 1957  Box 4.20
Reading Clinic January 25, 1957  Box 4.21
Religious Emphasis Week October 1-4, 1957  Box 4.22
Rooker, Jim at Organ October 18, 1957  Box 4.23
Service May 12, 1957  Box 4.24
Square Dance for Mrs. Hargrove April 1, 1957  Box 4.25
Dr. Stone March 29, 1957  Box 4.26
Students Getting Polio Shots March 8, 1957  Box 4.27
Mrs. Tully’s Sister May 13, 1957  Box 4.28
“A Pictorial Record,” Rhododendron 1958  Box 4.29
“Activities” 1958  Box 4.30
“And a Time for Humility,” Rhododendron 1958  Box 4.31
Appalachian Chorale 1958 Box 4.32
“Appalachian Staff” 1958 Box 4.33
Appalettes January 1958 Box 4.34
Association of Childhood Education 1958  Box 4.35
“At Appalachian State Teacher’s College,” Rhododendron 1958  Box 4.36
Band 1958  Box 4.37
Baseball Team 1958  Box 4.38
Basketball Action January 1958 Box 4.39
Bookstore, New Edition September 23, 1958 Box 4.40
Bookstore Shots January 1958 Box 4.41
Boys P. E. November 21, 1958  Box 4.42
Business Club 1958  Box 4.43
Business Club Officers 1958 Box 4.44
Charlie Web and Pat Dawlin at Fountain September 23, 1958  Box 4.45
Cheerleaders 1958  Box 4.46
Chi Lambda Chi 1958  Box 4.47
Chorus 1958  Box 4.48
Christian Teachers Club 1958  Box 4.49
Christmas Court Tree 1958  Box 4.50
Convocation October 17, 1958 Box 4.51
Copy of Teacher Education Program Chart May 1958  Box 4.52
Daniel Boone Monument in Snow January 1958 Box 4.53
“The Desire for Safety,” Rhododendron 1958 Box 4.54
“The Determination to Win,” Rhododendron 1958  Box 4.55
Flying Fish January 1958  Box 4.56
Football, ASTC vs. Catawba (Homecoming) October 18, 1958 Box 4.57
Football, ASTC vs. Guilford October 8, 1958  Box 4.58
Football, ASTC vs. Guilford November 8, 1958  Box 4.59
Fountain at Blowing Rock January 1958  Box 4.60
Future Teachers of America 1958 Box 4.61
Graduate Student Officers 1958  Box 4.62
Green Valley PTA Signs 1958  Box 4.63
“Hands” Service January 1958  Box 4.64
Mrs. Hodges Class May 7, 1958  Box 4.65
Home Economics Club 1958  Box 5.1
Homecoming October 18, 1958  Box 5.2
Homecoming Dance 1958  Box 5.3
Homecoming, Halftime October 18, 1958  Box 5.4
Homecoming Pep Rally October 17, 1958  Box 5.5
House Matrons and Dormitory Presidents 1958  Box 5.6
Howell, John 1958  Box 5.7
Intramural Archery 1958  Box 5.8
Intramural Badminton 1958  Box 5.9
Intramural Ping-Pong 1958  Box 5.10
Intramural Tennis 1958  Box 5.11
International Relations Club 1958  Box 5.12
Junior Counselors 1958  Box 5.13
Lawton Wiles Presenting to Dr. Plemmons March 14, 1958  Box 5.14
Library Science Club 1958  Box 5.15
Lovill Hall 1958  Box 5.16
Math Club 1958 Box 5.17
May Day May 3, 1958  Box 5.18
Men’s “A” Club 1958  Box 5.19
Men’s “A” Club from Rhododendron 1958 Box 5.20
Micro Tech Lab November 10, 1958  Box 5.21
Misc. Rhododendron 1958  Box 5.22
Modern Dance 1958  Box 5.23
Most Athletic, Ted Watson 1958  Box 5.24
Music Club February 26, 1958  Box 5.25
Music Education Club 1958  Box 5.26
“The Need for Recognition” Rhododendron 1958 Box 5.27
Orchestra 1958 Box 5.28
The Playcrafters 1958  Box 5.29
The Playcrafters Officers 1958  Box 5.30
Photo Exhibit November 24, 1958  Box 5.31
Dr. Plemmons 1958  Box 5.32
Ponis, Jack May 8, 1958  Box 5.33
President’s Luncheon and Graduation May 25, 1958  Box 5.34
Religious Clubs January 1958  Box 5.35
Religious Council 1958  Box 5.36
Rhododendron Photos 1958 Box 5.37
Rhododendron Staff 1958  Box 5.38
Science Club 1958  Box 5.39
Science Fair March 28, 1958  Box 5.40
Science Students (Tribeta Officers) April 25, 1958  Box 5.41
“The Search for Knowledge” Rhododendron 1958  Box 5.42
Senior Class Officers 1958  Box 5.43
Spring Convocation, Board of Higher Education April 16, 1958  Box 5.44
Dr. Stone April 1, 1958  Box 5.45
Student Council 1958  Box 5.46
Student Government 1958  Box 5.47
Students Measuring Show January 1958  Box 5.48
Tennis Team 1958  Box 5.49
Unidentified Group Photos 1958  Box 5.50
Unidentified Sports Photos 1958 Box 5.51
Varsouvianna 1958  Box 5.52
Vernician Society 1958 Box 5.53
White Hall September 23, 1958  Box 5.54
“The Will to Serve” Rhododendron 1958  Box 5.55
Women’s Athletic Association in Action 1958  Box 5.56
Women’s Athletic Association Officers 1958  Box 5.57
Women’s Basketball Team 1958  Box 5.58
Women’s Softball 1958 Box 5.59
Women’s Speedball and Soccer 1958  Box 5.60
Women’s Volleyball 1958  Box 5.61
Ye Olde Barroom Lodge 1958  Box 5.62
Young Men’s Christian Association Basketball Team 1958  Box 5.63
Young Women’s Christian Association 1958  Box 5.64
Basketball, ASTC vs. Lenoir-Rhyne January 10, 1959  Box 5.65
Buildings, Campus January 12, 1959  Box 5.66
Jean Rankin Campus Activity February 3, 1959  Box 5.67
Snow Scenes January 10, 1959  Box 5.68
Desk Tops, Mr. Sawyer June 30, 1960  Box 5.69
Alumni Officers  Box 6.1
Appalachian High School Student Teachers Box 6.2
ASTC “A” Club Box 6.3
ASTC Football Banquet  Box 6.4
AV Extensions  Box 6.5
Basketball  Box 6.6
Big Sister/Little Sister  Box 6.7
Bookstore Shots Box 6.8
Boone Demonstration School  Box 6.9
Buildings (ASTC)  Box 6.10
Business Edition High School  Box 6.11
Caldwell County Alumni Association  Box 6.12
Campus Boards and Signs  Box 6.13
Classroom Box 6.14
Clubs  Box 6.15
Commencement  Box 6.16
Commerce Dept., S. Thompson Box 6.17
Mr. Cory  Box 6.18
Dance  Box 6.19
Debating Tournament Box 6.20
Dougherty, B. B.  Box 6.21
Dougherty, B. B. and J. D. Rankin  Box 6.22
Dry, Sam, Business Editor, Magazine  Box 6.23
Elderly People  Box 6.24
Events  Box 6.25
Football  Box 6.26-27
Foreign Students  Box 6.28
Mrs. Gentry Student Teaching  Box 6.29
Groundbreaking  Box 6.30
Hands Photo  Box 6.31
High School Bank  Box 6.32
High School Bulletin Board  Box 6.33
High School Clubs  Box 6.34
High School Library Club Box 6.35
High School Negatives  Box 6.36
High School Wrestling  Box 6.37
Jessup, Nelson  Box 6.38
Kincaid, Pansy  Box 6.39
Library  Box 6.40
Lions Carnival  Box 6.41
“Melba’s Grandfather”  Box 6.42
Misc. Boards  Box 6.43
Misc. Office Box 6.44
Misc. People  Box 7.1
Misc. Sports  Box 7.2
Parade  Box 7.3
Personal Family Photos  Box 7.4
Dr. Plemmons  Box 7.5
Presentations/Demonstrations  Box 7.6
President’s Reception  Box 7.7
Prints on Audio Visual  Box 7.8
Rankin, J. D.  Box 7.9
Resolution in Honor of B. B. Dougherty  Box 7.10
Smith, Mac, President of the N. C. Students P. E. Club  Box 7.11
Smith-Wright Building  Box 7.12
Student Life  Box 7.13
Textile Awards  Box 7.14
Unidentified  Box 7.15
Unidentified Students  Box 7.16
Dr. Van Noppen Box 7.17
Weaving  Box 7.18
Williams, Cratis  Box 7.19
Wilson, Chap Box 7.20
Wrestling Box 7.21
Dr. Wright, Math Series  Box 7.22
Yosef  Box 7.23