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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 ...

New Appalachian State Special Collections Blog
Feb 8, 2017

Hello blog readers,Five years ago this blog was founded to document the processing of collections for an NHPRC grant from the Library of Congress. Sin...

Carlton Haney: A Life and Legacy in Bluegrass and Country Music
Aug 27, 2015

Carlton Haney: A Life and Legacy in Bluegrass and Country Music is now on display in the Belk Library 4th Floor Atrium. The exhibit features photograp...

Under Construction: Carlton Haney Exhibit
Jul 6, 2015

Currently under construction is an exhibit on Bluegrass and Country music promoter Carlton Haney. Featured items will include photographs and posters ...

Roan Mountain Hilltoppers
May 18, 2015

The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers were featured in an earlier post highlighting the photographs of Bill and Joe Birchfield contained in AC.850: Jack Jeffe...

Katuah Journal
Apr 14, 2015

Katuah Journal (1983-1993) was a quarterly publication devoted to the bioregion of former Cherokee land in Appalachia. AC.870: Katuah Journal Records ...