Skip to Main Content

Dick Beaty Collection: Overview

A guide to materials about the career of Dick Beaty, NASCAR's "top cop," donated to the Stock Car Racing Collection by his children, Don Beaty and Carolyn Torrence.

Dick Beaty Walks the Track Before a Race

dick beaty on the track

How to View This Collection

This collection is housed in the Closed Collection of the Special Collections Department, on the fourth floor of Belk Library and Information Commons, Appalachian State University. It may be examined in the Dougherty Reading Room in Special Collections. To view material in the collection it is best to call or email your request before your visit, so that staff can pull the material for you. For detailed information on visiting and using Special Collections CLICK HERE.

Contents of the Collection

Box 1. Biography
   Folder 1. Articles, Clippings
   Folder 2. Autograph Requests
   Folder 3. Letters and Cards
   Folder 4. Event Programs, Tickets, etc. 1980-1990
   Folder 5. Event Programs, Tickets, etc. 1991-1992
   Folder 6. Event Programs, Tickets, etc. 1993-1998
   Folder 7. Photographs
   Folder 8. Miscellaneous
   Folder 9. Race Sheets and Rules

Box 2. Penske Racing Appeal. Supporting Documents, Decision
   Folder 1
   Folder 2
   Folder 3

Box 3. Penske Racing Appeal. Hearing Exhibits


Distance Education Library Services

Distance education students have a wide array of Library services and resources available to them. See the Distance Education Library Services guide for details.


Profile Photo
Suzanne Wise
Belk Library and Information Commons
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608-2026
tel: 828-262-2798

Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection