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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Special Collections Research Center Blog

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New Collection from Gag-Master William Boswell "Bosh" Rigsby Added

Recently processed and now available for research, the William Boswell "Bosh" Rigsby papers (AC 907) contain family papers, photographs, and a collect...

Fall foliage on the App State campus

Fall in the High Country

This post was originally posted on October 31, 2018. Autumn brings an array of tourism to the mountains. North Carolina’s High Country boasts v...

Welcoming Freshman in The Appalachian

As students have returned to campus, I found myself browsing through old issues of The Appalachian to see how students were welcomed back to campus in...

Cover of Cherry Ames Army Nurse

New Exhibit: Girls' Series Books

The Special Collections Research Center invites you to visit its current exhibit, “A New Look at Old Friends: An Exhibit of Vintage Series Books for...

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