Appalachian State University Special Collections

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Orientation

Coordinates

Address

Website

Telephone

Fax

Email

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Orientation

Coordinates

Address

Website

Telephone

Fax

Email

Schedule & hours

(include information about annual closures)

Working language(s)

(what languages do you need, and what languages can you limp by on?)

Directions to the archive

Holdings

(describe the archive's contents and its catalogs)

Research procedures

Access

(what permits, identity documents, or letters of reference do you need to present? how far in advance must you begin to register?)

Permitted and prohibited items

(if possible, account for laptop computers, cameras, scanners, phones, pens and pencils, loose papers, and so on)

  • Permitted:
  • Prohibited:

Document ordering and delivery

(how do you request documents? how many can you order at a time? how are documents delivered?)

Photocopying, photography, microfilming

(what are costs, permits, and page limits? how long do you have to wait?)

Key individuals

(give names of archive staff and other individuals who can help researchers)

Practicalities

(details on food, coffee, lockers, washrooms, transportation, internet access, and the like)

See also

(links to relevant websites and resources)

Working language(s)

(what languages do you need, and what languages can you limp by on?)

Directions to the archive

Holdings

(describe the archive's contents and its catalogs)

Research procedures

Access

(what permits, identity documents, or letters of reference do you need to present? how far in advance must you begin to register?)

Permitted and prohibited items

(if possible, account for laptop computers, cameras, scanners, phones, pens and pencils, loose papers, and so on)

  • Permitted:
  • Prohibited:

Document ordering and delivery

(how do you request documents? how many can you order at a time? how are documents delivered?)

Photocopying, photography, microfilming

(what are costs, permits, and page limits? how long do you have to wait?)

Key individuals

(give names of archive staff and other individuals who can help researchers)

Practicalities

(details on food, coffee, lockers, washrooms, transportation, internet access, and the like)

See also

(links to relevant websites and resources)

Hours and Usage Restrictions

Open Stacks
During normal school operation:
M-Th, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
F, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sat., 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Sun., 1:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Please check the hours calendar prior to visiting or confirm by calling (828) 262-4041.

Closed Collection (Archives, Manuscripts, and Rare Books)
By appointment, M-F, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., except University holidays
To schedule an appointment, please contact the Dougherty Reading Room at (828) 262-7974 or spcoll@appstate.edu.

Online Catalogs and Finding Aids

Materials in the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Rare Book Collections, and Stock Car Racing Collection are described in the WNCLN Catalog.

W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection Manuscripts Finding Aids: http://www.library.appstate.edu/appcoll/list.html

Stock Car Racing Collection: http://www.library.appstate.edu/stockcar/resources.html

Rare Books and Manuscripts: http://www.library.appstate.edu/collections/rare/index.html

Collection Summary

W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection collects and documents the Appalachian Region from southwest New York to northeast Mississippi with an emphasis on history, culture, and politics. Learn more at http://www.library.appstate.edu/appcoll/index.html

Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection contains discrete rare book and manuscript collections related to a variety of subjects, such as British history, Beat poetry, and children's literature. Learn more at http://www.library.appstate.edu/collections/rare/index.html

Stock Car Racing Collection collects material documenting stock car racing comprehensively and selectively acquires information about other forms of automobile racing. Learn more at http://www.library.appstate.edu/stockcar/index.html

University Archives and Records is the official archival agency for Appalachian State University. It collects and preserves University records of historic or administrative value, as well as special donated collections. The office operates the records-management program mandated by North Carolina law. Learn more at http://www.library.appstate.edu/archives/index.html


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