Contact Us & Arrange a Visit
The Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies is located on the main floor of Renfro Library. The Appalachian Reading Room is in the Ramsey Center, and the Southern Appalachian Archives is located on a lower floor of the library.
Visiting the Ramsey Center:
The Ramsey Center and the Southern Appalachian Archives will be closed March 10-14, 2014 for Spring Break.
Please contact Ramsey Center personnel if you wish to visit so that we can take the necessary time to make your visit as productive as possible. The hours below are in effect while school is in session.
Ramsey Center Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and by appointment.
Southern Appalachian Archives Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 12:00-12:30 p.m. daily) and by appointment.
For general information and to make an appointment:
Dr. Karen Paar
Director, Ramsey Center
Archivist, Southern Appalachian Archives
Ms. Hannah Furgiuele
Program Coordinator, Ramsey Center
Lunsford Festival Director
Dr. Kathryn Newfont
Faculty Chair, Ramsey Center
Associate Professor of History
For the Southern Appalachian Archives:
Mrs. Peggy Harmon
Special Collections Supervisor
For the Regional Studies minor and academic program:
Dr. Carol Boggess
Professor of English, Regional Studies Program Coordinator
Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies
Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-1570 (Fax)