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James G.K. McClure, Jr. Collection

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

REPOSITORY:

Southern Appalachian Archives, Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies, Mars Hill University

COLLECTION TITLE:

James G.K. McClure, Jr. Collection, 1857-1984

COLLECTION NUMBER:

00020

CREATOR:

James G.K. McClure, Jr. and Family; Farmers Federation of Western North Carolina

LANGUAGE OF MATERIAL:

Material in English

EXTENT:

14 linear feet

LOCATION:

These materials are located in the Southern Appalachian Archives in Renfro Library, Mars Hill University. For assistance, please call (828) 689-1262 or e-mail archives@mhu.edu.

ABSTRACT:

This collection consists of the personal papers of James G.K. McClure, Jr. and other family members, as well as organizational records of the Farmers Federation of Western North Carolina, an organization founded by Mr. McClure in 1920 as the Federation of Farmers of Fairview. The collection also includes papers of the Farmers Federation Educational and Development Fund, begun in 1927 as a fundraising branch of the organization.