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Archives of Appalachia

The Center for Appalachian Studies & Services

Archives of Appalachia

Discover the History of Appalachia

The Archives is a keeper of memories. We collect, preserve, and share the written words, sounds, and images of the people of Appalachia.
We house nearly 18 million manuscripts, 85,000 sound recordings, and 250,000 still and moving images.
The Archives celebrates the culture of Appalachia.


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Special Collections

Recently, we've cataloged several publications regarding education in Appalachia into our Special Collections, which is our permanent collection of books and other printed materials. These materials can be found by searching ETSU's library catalog. A few of these newly cataloged publications include the Annual Reports of the Public Schools of Washington County, Tennessee for 1912, 1913, and 1916... Read more

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Tour Appalachia with History Pin

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Hours & Location

Monday-Friday: 9:00-4:30
ETSU holidays are observed.

Sherrod Library, Room 422
344 J L Seehorn Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37614
423-439-4338 | Campus Map

To obtain a parking pass, please contact Parking Services.

For more information on visiting, please download our 
Researcher's Guide.

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