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Big Cove Ranch Camp Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.642

Scope and Contents

Contains one scrapbook of photographs taken at the Big Cove Ranch Camp, a summer camp for boys and girls located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina. during the summers of 1949 and 1950. Some of the photographs include images of landscapes, wildlife, Native Americans, and campers participating in various activities including archery, swimming, and dances. Inside the front cover is a copy of announcements for the summer 1950 program which details the purpose of the camp, rules for campers to obey, and the activities that campers can expect. The front of the scrapbook has a depiction of a Native American with a headdress, and the title page reads "Memories of Two Wonderful Summers at Big Cove Ranch Camp" with the name Dick Moorer signed at the bottom of the page.

Dates

  • 1949-1950

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

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Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2011.642 was received by the SCRC via USPS on 10/18/2011.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2011.
Title
Guide to the Big Cove Ranch Camp Scrapbook
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
Date
2011-10-24
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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