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Albion records

Identifier: RB-8017

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records, correspondence, copyright permissions, contributor biographies, reviews, and memorandums pertaining to the Albion journal. The correspondence contains exchanges between Albion administrators and authors, and reviewers documenting the peer-review process. Also included are annual reports, meeting minutes, budget reports, and submissions of articles. This collection also includes a stamp featuring the journal’s unicorn insignia.


  • 1969-2006


Conditions Governing Access

The materials from Appalachian State University Libraries' Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The nature of these collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. As a result, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Appalachian State University assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

The Albion was a peer-reviewed journal on British Studies. Geographic areas of study included the British Isles, including Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and the British Empire/Commonwealth. The journal was founded in 1969 and published quarterly by Appalachian State University. In 1995, ownership was transferred to the North American Conference on British Studies, which also sponsored a second journal, the Journal of British Studies. The Albion merged with the Journal of British Studies in 2004; the last issue was released in 2005. -Information from the Albion’s defunct website


5.21 Linear Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Dr. Michael J. Moore, an emeritus professor in the Department of History and former editor of the Albion journal. It was accessioned as RB.2008.015.

Related Materials

North American Conference on British Studies records, 1949-2015 (Collection ID: MS2187), The George Washington University Repository

Separated Materials

Print issues of the Albion were separated from the collection and cataloged. Missing issues: include volume 1, numbers 2-4; volume 2, numbers 3 and 4; volume 4, number 4; volume 5, number 4; volume 6, number 3; and volume 16, numbers 1 and 4.

Processing Information

Angela Ocuto Howell, 2022

Albion records
Angela Ocuto Howell
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository