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Archives and Special Collections

This LibGuide is published to promote access to the F. D. Bluford Library and Special Collections at North Carolina A&T State University, and research of A&T history remotely.

Overview of Finding Aids

Finding Aids are tools that contain detailed information archival collections of records within an archive or special collections. Many of our collections do have have specific detailed findings to date. On this page we are providing listings of processed and un-processed materials available from special collections.

Finding Aids A-Z (Processed)

Collections - Inventories not Online

The F. D. Bluford Library Archives and Special Collections is continously processing collections and making them available for use. The following are collections boxes were an inventory of materials are ready and the collection can be used in the reading room. 


James B. Dudley Collection - Dr. Dudley was our 2nd president (1896-1925) and long serving community figure in Greensboro and Wilmington, NC. Two boxes in archives, plus 3 boxes in the Susie B. Dudley Collections. 

Warmoth T. Gibbs Collection - Dr. Warmoth T. Gibbs was the 4th president of A&T (1956 - 1960), dean, administrator and President Emeritus. His collection is extensive and includes correspondence, rare books, bound collections of papers and memorabilia. 

Armand Richardson Collection

ROTC Army & ROTC Air Force Collections - Newspaper clippings, original letters and more about the history of the ROTC at A&T.

Albert W. Spruill Collection - Dean Albert W. Spruill was an alumni, longtime Dean of the Graduate College, and one its best historians. His collection includes his many editorials for the Carolina Peacemaker and other publications. 

Floydelia Spurill Collection

L. A. Wise Collection

World War I Collection - Materials related to known faculty members, alumni, and events associated with A&T's role in the Great War.

John D. Wray Collection - John D. Wray was the first African-African American state agricultural club agent in NC. His collection was digitized as part of the "Better Living in North Carolina" project.