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:
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.
Please note: we will be closed to the public May 13-24, 2013 for the Intersession Break.
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
Program Coordinator, Ramsey Center
For the Southern Appalachian Archives:
Special Collections Supervisor
For the Rural Life Museum:
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 College
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-1570 (Fax)