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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.

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The Suffolk Miracle album cover, 1974

Halloween Edition Blog-able Balladry: “It made the hair rize on his head…”

This post was originally published on October 15, 2018. With fall descending on western North Carolina, it is time for chilly evenings, hot cider...

Meet Hannah Rodger, 2020-2021 Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow in British History

Hannah Rodger is the 2020-2021 Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow in British History. She will spend the academic year at Appalachian State University usin...

Wrong Turn DVD cover, picturing a woman with a concerned look on her face.

Appalachian Collection offers Spooktacular Delights

This post was originally published on October 30, 2017.  Come by Special Collections on the fourth floor of Belk Library and Information Com...

Children's Author Mary E. Lyons Papers

The Mary E. Lyons Papers represents the work of Mary E. Lyons as an author of children’s fiction and nonfiction books.  These papers include he...

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