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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 time for chilly evenings, hot cider...

Meet Hannah Rodger, 2020-2021 Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow in British History
Oct 16, 2020

Hannah Rodger is the 2020-2021 Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow in British History. She will spend the academic year at Appalachian State University usin...

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...

Children's Author Mary E. Lyons Papers
Oct 7, 2020

The Mary E. Lyons Papers represents the work of Mary E. Lyons as an author of children’s fiction and nonfiction books.  These papers include he...

From the University Archives
Sep 28, 2020

If I was asked to name the most common artifact I’ve come across in my career working at different university archives, the answer would be pennants...

Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Anna Field Presents Research, May 2020
Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Anna Field, 2019-2020 Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellow presented her research in a virtual “Lunch and Learn” lecture entitled, “Crime, Masculin...

Appointments Available
Aug 21, 2020

Appointments Available to Visit Special CollectionsThe Special Collections Research Center is currently open to Appalachian State University members (...

“Birdie in the Cage!”: Appalachian Dance Traditions and the Turner Tapes
Jul 14, 2020

This blog post was originally published on May 21, 2020.The mountains of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia have long been noted for their dance ...