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Cover of Student Information Book 1930

Student Handbooks Provide More than Just Rules
Jun 12, 2024

This was originally posted on September 6, 2017. One of the rich published resources in the Appalachian State University Archives is the student ...

Ohioan Farmer Diaries Collection Added
Mar 14, 2024

Fresh off the processing table is AC.935: Ohioan Farmer Diaries.  Two-page spread from the 1877 diary of William Symmes, showing daily entri...

Addition to the Appalachian Collection
Jan 18, 2024

The Special Collections Research Center has a new collection available for researchers: AC.280: Charles "Chuck" Miller papers. These papers are the pe...

Dr. Donald Secreast with his scrapbook

Giving Thanks: Recent Donations to the University Archives
Nov 21, 2023

Earlier this month, the University Archives accepted two donations:  one from alumnus Dr. Donald Secreast, and the other from the Department of A...

Loyal Jones

Remembering Appalachian Scholar Loyal Jones
Oct 18, 2023

Remembering Loyal Jones (1928-2023) The Special Collections Research Center at Appalachian State University remembers Loyal Jones, prolific Appal...

Camp Yonahlossee 100th Anniversary Gathering Celebrated in Special Collections
Jul 18, 2023

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...

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“In the Library with a Poison Book”
Apr 10, 2023

Finding something poisonous isn’t unusual when out in nature, there are plenty of plants and animals that are venomous, poisonous, or otherwise toxi...

Seven African American young men seated together for a portrait, possibly in a building of a college or university

New Scrapbooks Added in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Collections!
Nov 29, 2022

The Special Collections Research Center has recently added new scrapbooks to its Rare Books and Manuscripts collections: Maud Williams memory book; Ko...

Camp Yonahlossee Exhibit
Jun 30, 2022

A new exhibit featuring materials from the Camp Yonahlossee Collection is now on display in the rotunda of the fourth floor of Belk Library.  Sto...

The "Albion" Journal Records Collection
Jun 15, 2022

What does it take to establish a peer-reviewed journal? What does it look like behind the scenes? Usually, non-members are not privy to the administra...