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.

The Special Collections Research Center is currently open by appointment for App State students, faculty, and staff. Circulating books from Special Collections can be requested online and checked out without an appointment. Learn how to check out a book.

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Special Collections Research Center Blog

JAM(min’) in Appalachia

This post was originally posted on April 10, 2018.  In 2001, the National Museum of American History designated April as Jazz Appreciation M...

Get to Know Jesse Jackson, Children’s Author

“[He] came to Appalachian to spend the day and ended up staying the rest of his life,” said Appalachian State University children’s literature p...

New Digital Exhibit of Katúah: Bioregional Journal of the Southern Appalachians

This post was originally posted on June 12, 2017. A masthead for the Katúah Journal, used from Spring 1988 to Spring 1993Would you like to learn...

A Look Back at Appalachian (via "The Appalachian" Student Newspaper)

This image shows two students making snowballs after a snowfall at Appalachian State Teachers College (1929-1967) in the 1950s. Two women in winter co...

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