Guide to the John W. Dinkins Collection, 1965-1989, undated

Summary Information

Title: John W. Dinkins Collection, 1965-1989, undated
Collection: UA.5006
Extent: 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.

Creator: Dinkins, John

Biographical/Historical Note

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

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.


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

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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

Acquisitions Information

Donated by John W. Dinkins.

Processing Information

Processed by Becky Dion in September, 2013.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5006: John W. Dinkins Collection, 1965-1989, undated, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

Appalachian State Univesrity Foundation, Inc. Annual Reports and Pamphlet, 1973-1983, undated  Box 1 Folder 1
ASU Football, 1983, undated  Box 1 Folder 2
Newspaper Articles, 1965-1989  Box 1 Folder 3
Promotional Materials for Academic Programs, circa 1970s  Box 1 Folder 4
Promotional Materials for Summer Activities, 1975-1977, undated  Box 1 Folder 5
Promotional Publications for Alumni, 1970; 1985  Box 1 Folder 6
Promotional Publications for ASU, circa 1970s  Box 1 Folder 7
Promotional Publications for Institutional Services, circa 1970s  Box 1 Folder 8
Sculptor Sherry Edwards-Waterworth Brochure, undated  Box 1 Folder 9
Special Events 1979-1982, undated  Box 1 Folder 10
University History, circa 1970s  Box 1 Folder 11
Appalachian Focus Alumni Newspapers, 1974-1986  Box 2 Folder 1
Photographs, undated  Box 2 Folder 2