This diary was recorded from August 9 through September 28, 1940 by Andrew Jackson Greene. Inside are daily entries, full of weather records, travel records and personal reactions to events of the day. Greene often wrote about community events, the local churches, his faith, his family, his work at Appalachian State Teachers College, and the conversations that he held with friends and family. Locals named in this diary include but are not limited to Albert Wilson, G.P. Eggers, Colonel W.M. Thomas, Frances Galloway, and Julius Walker.