Databases: Historical State

Historical State

Historical State is the gateway to NC State history. Use Historical State to learn something new about NC State or to start your research on a university history topic. Search for information on events and activities that have occurred in the past at NC State, or access historic photos, course catalogs, and online exhibits. Explore the development of campus buildings, student life, the colleges, and the academic departments. Test your knowledge of NC State history in the "Did You Know?" section, or view a timeline to learn about the various activities happening around campus in a given year. Historical State is also an access point to resources held by the University Archives and the Special Collections Research Center. Throughout this site, find lists of published resources on university history, summary descriptions of archival materials and papers of former faculty and university administrators, and procedures for viewing these materials in the Special Collections reading room of the DH Hill Library.