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University Archives Subject File Collection

Identifier: UA 52

Scope and Contents

The University Archives Subject File Collection is a reference collection of materials relating to and about events, buildings, and other subjects associated with Appalachian State University. The collection includes secondary sources, such as news clippings and transcriptions from published sources. A subject might be represented by one item or several folders. Additional materials or information concerning these subjects may be available elsewhere in Special Collections.


  • Existence: since circa 1990s

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.


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University Archives Biographical Files

University Archives Publications File

University Archives Subject File Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository