Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Campus Buildings



The Buildings Timeline outlines the creation/destruction of buildings on the Appalachian State campus from 1899 to 2008, including those built for Watauga Academy (1899-1903), Appalachian Training School (1903-1925), Appalachian State Normal School (1925-1929), Appalachian State Teachers College (1929-1967), and Appalachian State University (1967-current).  It includes the purchasing of land, farms, and buildings, building demolitions, name changes, and some renovations.

Events are separated by decade and selected textual examples have been hyperlinked to related images from the Appalachian State University Historical Photograph Digitization Project.









Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).