Exhibit: Odds and Ends

Currently under construction, the next Appalachian State Library Special Collections exhibit will spotlight the curiosities of the archives. Located in the 4th floor atrium of the Belk Library, the exhibit features notable oddities from within the collection selected by our faculty and staff. See the Daniel Boone Gavel (made from a tree under which the pioneer once camped), a rare painting of a once popular Alabama sporting event, a pair of high class heels from the Dougherty Clothing Collection, the Appalachian Cultural Museum's Santasaurus, and much more...

Photograph from AC.321: Smyth County, Virginia Lifetime Collection. The image is from a postcard of Annie Jones-Elliot, a Smyth County, Virginia native and bearded lady who travelled with P. T. Barnum's Circus

Published: Jan 22, 2014 12:00am