Appalachia

Mary Marvel on the cover of Wow Comics

Comic Books in Special Collections
Feb 18, 2021

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...

From the University Archives: Tintypes from the Doris Stam Collection
Jan 25, 2021

Created using the wet-plate collodion process developed by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851, tintypes were the “instant” photography of the 19th cen...

Appalachian Cooking
Dec 2, 2020

This post was originally published on December 6, 2018.Photo by Anita AustvikaFood is an important part of any culture. It is prepared, celebrate...

Literary Society Coin

From the University Archives
Nov 20, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, App State Homecoming was virtual this year.  Alumni Affairs asked me to record a video, highlighting App State ...

From the University Archives: The Doris Stam Collection
Oct 28, 2020

The Doris Stam collection (UA 47) consists of artifacts, correspondence, oral histories, papers, and photographs of the Bartlett, Brown, Dougherty, Sh...

The Suffolk Miracle album cover, 1974

Halloween Edition Blog-able Balladry: “It made the hair rize on his head…”
Oct 23, 2020

 This post was originally published on October 15, 2018.      With fall descending on western North Carolina, it is...

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

Appalachian Collection offers Spooktacular Delights
Oct 12, 2020

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