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HIST 451 - Senior Seminar Prep - Dr. Alvis Dunn - Spring 2023: Primary Source Material and Thesis Ideas: More Local Archives

Your one stop shop for online sources for your Senior Capstone.

Archives in Western North Carolina

North Carolina Collection at Pack Library - Extensive collections related to Asheville and Buncombe County

Western Regional Archives - Collections related to WNC; part of North Carolina's state archives

Special Collections at Western Carolina University - WCU's collections include Appalachian history and culture, with an emphasis on WNC and the Eastern Band of Cherokees

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection at Appalachian State University - One of the largest Appalachian special collections in the country

Blue Ridge Parkway Online Digital Archive- Include photographs, maps, documents, etc. of the BRP

Digitized Special Collections Materials

Thousands of images have been digitized and put online in the Southern Appalachian Digital Collections website, a collaborative project with Western Carolina University that was launched in 2022. Digital copies of most images are available for use; please contact us for details.