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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...

Mark Coltrain

Welcome to Mark Coltrain, Oral Historian
Oct 20, 2022

Mark Coltrain joined the Special Collections Research Center as Oral Historian on September 6, 2022. Before that, he was the Information Literacy Libr...

Trevor McKenzie sitting in a rocking chair

Lecture, Book Signing: Musician and Historian Trevor McKenzie, 10/12
Oct 4, 2022

Trevor McKenzie Speaks about the Real Otto Wood, Bluegrass Ballad LegendWednesday, October 12, 2022Lecture and Book Signing: 6-7:15 pmBelk Library &am...

Historian Luke Manget

Lecture, Book Signing: Environmental Historian Luke Manget, 9/15
Sep 2, 2022

Thursday, September 15, 2022Lecture and Book Signing: 6-7:15 pmBelk Library & Information Commons Room 114On Thursday, September 15, Dr. Luke Mang...

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...

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Athletics Council Records Added to the Collection
Apr 4, 2022

The Athletics Council advises the Chancellor and the Athletics Director regarding policies governing Appalachian's program of intercollegiate athletic...

William A. Bake Papers Collection Re-Processed
Mar 21, 2022

Fresh off the re-processing table are the William A. Bake papers.  The finding aid for this collection has been updated to increase access and di...

Angela Ocuto Howell

Welcome to Angela Ocuto Howell, Manuscripts and Archives Processor
Feb 1, 2022

The Special Collections Research Center at Appalachian State University bids a hearty welcome to the most recent addition to our team, Manuscript...

Watauga College Records Collection Added!
Jan 11, 2022

The Watauga Residential College records (UA 09.12) were recently processed and are available for research in the Special Collections Research Center.W...