University Archives and Records

University Archives identifies, manages, preserves, and makes accessible records from UNC Asheville and its predecessors that have legal, administrative or enduring historical value. Our archivists assist the UNC Asheville community with questions about records retention as outlined in the UNC System’s Records Retention and Disposition Schedule.

As a public university in the UNC System, University Archives are open to anyone with an interest in the history of UNC Asheville, University Archives houses not only the official records gathered from offices and departments but also the papers of individuals and organizations that are part of the history of the university.

Manuscript and Photograph Collections

Publications and Resources 

Records Management

Historical Facts about UNC Asheville