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Cratis Williams was born in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. He grew up to be a storyteller, balladeer, linguist, scholar of Appalachia, and teacher. In 1942, he came to Appalachian State in Boone and by 1958 was dean of the graduate school. It was his love of Appalachia, its people and lore, that helped inspire a special library collection, the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection that is known world-wide.