Hunter Library

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New collection brings old materials into sharp focus at library

Working with four heritage partners, Western Carolina University's Hunter Library is creating a virtual collection of objects, documents, letters, photos and oral histories that tell the story of an effort to revive mountain crafts during the late 1800s and early 1900s.That movement generated widespread interest in mountain culture and continues to influence Western North Carolina tourism and economic development more than 100 years after the revival began.
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Library group offering cultural weekend in Atlanta

The Friends of Western Carolina University's Hunter Library are sponsoring a Feb. 4-5, 2006, trip to Atlanta that includes admission to an Andrew Wyeth exhibition at the High Museum, a concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and hotel accommodations.