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Guide to Manuscript and Photograph Collections: Photographic Collections

Special Collections has over 200 manuscript and photograph collections available for research.

Guide to Photographic Collections

Special Collections has thousands of photographs and slides that document the history of Asheville, Western North Carolina, and UNC Asheville. Many have been scanned and placed online, and links to these collections are listed to the right of this box. A great many photographs have not been scanned and are only available by coming to Special Collections.  If you are interested in obtaining copies of photographs from our collections, please refer to our Policies for Use, Reproduction & Publication of Materials in Special Collections web page.

Photographic Collections

Photograph Collections - an alphabetic list of photograph collections in Special Collections.

Western North Carolina Heritage website - contains thousand of photographs from UNC Asheville's Special Collections as well as photographs  from the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville-Buncombe County Library (Pack Library), Asheville Historic Resources Commission, the YMI, and several other other partners

Head of Special Collections & University Archivist

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Gene Hyde
Special Collections, Ramsey Library
(828) 251-6645