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The Archives of Appalachia is a unit of the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at East Tennessee State University.

The Archives is a repository for memories — the written words, images, and sounds that document life in southern Appalachia. It stewards nearly two miles of manuscripts, 250,000 photographs, 90,000 audio and moving image recordings, and 14,000 books. More than 4,000 visitors from ETSU and around the globe utilize the Archives' collections each year for scholarly and creative projects.

For more information, visit us at www.etsu.edu/archives.