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Researching University History in the University Archives: Home


The resources in this guide will help you research the history of Appalachian State University.  All sources can be found in Special Collections or online.


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 Online Sources (from Special Collections)

University photographs, campus maps, University publications

 Resources in the Open Stacks (in Special Collections) 

University history Newspaper Clippings Files, publications

 Resources by Request (Archives & Rare Books)

University Archives, Vertical Files, University publications

 App State History Tools

Historical Timelines, secondary sources, University name changes

 Primary Source Citation

How to cite primary source materials from Special Collections

 Special Collections

How to use archives, manuscripts, and rare books; Library Catalog location codes for Special Collections materials; Open Stacks; Overview


Reference & Instruction Archivist

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Greta Browning

Office: Belk Library 433