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

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...

Records boxes archived on shelves

University Records: 2021 UNC System Wide Schedule released

The State Archives of North Carolina has officially released the updated 2021 version of the UNC System General Schedule in February, which can be fou...

Mary Marvel on the cover of Wow Comics

Comic Books in Special Collections

This post was originally posted on October 18, 2019. Many people think of superheroes and action-packed stories when they think of comic books, b...

Close-up of the Sarum Rite breviary leaves

Cool Discoveries: the Medieval Illuminated Manuscript Leaves in the Rhinehart Collection

Among the most eye-catching of the items in the Rhinehart Rare Book Room on the 4th floor of  the Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Comm...

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