This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about sports, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email

Manuscript Collections

This consists of one 1-1/2"x4" Appalachian High School Basketball Schedule for the year 1955-1956.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Department of Athletics oversees all intercollegiate athletic programs at Appalachian State University (ASU) under the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). These records contain administrative files as well as files relating to athletics programs, the Southern Conference, the Athletics Council, and other ephemeral material, dating 1952-1999.

14.04 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 half-sized manuscript box, 2 records cartons, 29 folders)

The Spalding Official Basketball Score Book is a bound score book of basketball games, possibly from a school in or near Alderson, West Virginia, played during 1924-1925.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Stevenson, Alabama Cockfighting Illustration includes a framed drawing of the winner of a 1923 cockfight from Stevenson, Alabama.

3 linear feet (1 box)