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John W. Dinkins Collection,

Identifier: UA-5006

Scope and Contents

The collection includes items from Mr. Dinkins' tenure in Audio-Visual Services, under the office of the Director of Development. This collection contains newspapers, promotional pamphlets, three photographs showing campus scenes and one showing the Dark Sky Observatory, postcards, booklets, and annual reports for the Appalachian State University, Inc. Foundation. The majority of the items are promotional materials for programs, services, and events at Appalachian State University.


  • 1965-1989, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983


The materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Biographical Note

John Dinkins attended Appalachian State University, graduating in 1967. He began working as the University Photographer for Appalachian in the early 1970s.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize box)


John Dinkins, a 1967 graduate of Appalachian State University, worked as a university photographer in the 1970s. This collection contains newspapers, promotional pamphlets, four photographs, postcards, and reports related to programs, services, and events at Appalachian State University. Materials date mostly from the 1970s and early 1980s.


Items are grouped in folders by subject and then arranged alphabetically. Oversize items are housed in a seperate box.

Acquisitions Information

Donated by John W. Dinkins.


Most of the publications are in good condition.

Processing Information

Processed by Becky Dion in September, 2013.
UA.5006: John W. Dinkins Collection, 1965-1989, undated
Becky Dion
September 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

218 College Street
Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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