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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Photograph of Don Horton and Oscar Joines of the Appalachian Training School baseball team, 1913.  Part of the University Archives Photograph Collection (UA.36).

New Photographs on Belk Library's 4th Floor Hallway

Photograph of the photographs on the fourth floor hallway of Belk Library.Stroll down the hallway on the fourth floor of Belk Library and Information ...

Welcome, Veronica Wells, to the Special Collections Team!

Welcome to Veronica A. Wells, Adjunct Assistant ProfessorThe newest addition to the Special Collections Research Center team is Veronica A. Wells, Adj...

Book of Kells Facsimile Is Here!

In May the Special Collection Research Center was thrilled to obtain a facsimile of the Book of Kells for inclusion in the rare books collection. Afte...

Camp Yonahlossee 100th Anniversary Gathering Celebrated in Special Collections

The afternoon of Saturday, June 10, the Special Collections Research Center was privileged to be a part of the 100th Anniversary celebrations on the A...