Closed Monday (Memorial Day)

Special Collections will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will re-open for our Summer Hours schedule on Tuesday, May 28, at 10:00 am.

Located on the 4th floor of Belk Library and Information Commons, the Special Collections Research Center is home to the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, the Stock Car Racing Collection, Rare Books & Manuscripts, and University Archives & Records Management Services.

Check our current hours. The archives, manuscripts, and rare book collections are available by appointment. Please make an appointment 5 days or more in advance to allow for research consultation and pulling of materials.

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Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon Event

Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon: March 27th from 2 - 4pm

All are invited to attend the Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon on Wednesday, March 27th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm in Belk Library, Room 028 in the Lower...

Ohioan Farmer Diaries Collection Added

Fresh off the processing table is AC.935: Ohioan Farmer Diaries.  Two-page spread from the 1877 diary of William Symmes, showing daily entri...

The Mary Emma Harris and Black Mountain College Project, Inc. Oral History collection

The Mary Emma Harris and Black Mountain College Project, Inc. Oral History collection (AC.564) contains the administrative and general documents of Bl...

Lincoln Heights School - May Day, 1939. The image above shows five girls in identical dresses and hats pose for a photo.

Honoring Black History Month in Special Collections

In honor of Black History Month, Special Collections is featuring some of the collections that document and preserve the experiences of Black elementa...