Welcome to Appalachian State University Digital Collections

Appalachian State University Digital Collections consists of rare and historic materials and are made available online through the efforts of the Belk Library and Information Commons and the departments of Special Collections, Technology Services, and Bibliographic Services. The materials digitized include sound recordings, oral histories, civil war letters, and images focusing on the Appalachian region, Appalachian State University, children’s literature, art, and theater.

Recently Added Items

Interview with Ted Potter, June 12, 1973

Ted Potter was born in Tamarack in 1908 and throughout his life was a logger, mail carrier, and farmer.

Mr. Potter recalls childhood memories of…

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Interview with Loura Edmisten, June 9, 1973

Loura Edminstin was born in Beech Creek in 1984 and had 13 siblings in her family. She has lived in Watauga and Avery County throughout her life.…

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Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Richards, June 12, 1973

Mrs. Richards was born March 5, 1902 in Silver Stone where she was raised on a farm. Mr. Richards was born in Caldwell Couny in 1897. He has worked…

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Contact Information

For questions about the ASU
Digital Collections, please contact Pam Mitchem.


Phone: 828.262.7422