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Approaching Adelphi, August 18, 1916

A Trip Through the Hocking Hills
Jun 12, 2024

This was originally posted on December 12, 2016. “Approaching Adelphi, August 18, 1916,” AC.336: Southern Ohio Hiking Trip Photograph Album, ...

Doc Watson being hooded at the 1973 Spring Commencement

Doc and Merle Watson featured at 1973 Spring Commencement
Jun 12, 2024

This was originally posted on May 11, 2017 This week is exam and commencement time at Appalachian State University. As I looked for interesting c...

Adventure Comics 87 Cover

Class Visit Opens New Perspectives on Golden Age Comics
Jun 12, 2024

 This was originally posted on March 29, 2017.This is a guest post by Dr. Craig Fischer, Professor of English at Appalachian State Universit...

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 ...

Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon Event

Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon: March 27th from 2 - 4pm
Mar 20, 2024

All are invited to attend the Citizen Archivist Transcribe-a-thon on Wednesday, March 27th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm in Belk Library, Room 028 in the Lower...

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...

The Mary Emma Harris and Black Mountain College Project, Inc. Oral History collection
Mar 1, 2024

The Mary Emma Harris and Black Mountain College Project, Inc. Oral History collection (AC.564) contains the administrative and general documents of Bl...

Lincoln Heights School - May Day, 1939. The image above shows five girls in identical dresses and hats pose for a photo.

Honoring Black History Month in Special Collections
Feb 22, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, Special Collections is featuring some of the collections that document and preserve the experiences of Black elementa...

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...