Belk Library Archives and Special Collections


Copyright Disclaimer

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections Department of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections Department of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The Archives and Special Collections assumes no responsibility of infringement of copyright or literary property rights.

The digitized collections are accessible for purposes of education and research. We’ve indicated what we know about copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark. Due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. Upon request, we’ll remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.

Belk Library reading room

 Loan Agreement Policy

Typically the Belk Library Archives and Special Collections does not accept items on loan. Additionally, items from our collections are usually not loaned. However, exceptions may be granted and please consult with a member of the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details regarding loans.



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Hours & Location

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Mission & Purpose

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* Collection Development Policy

* Guidelines for Faculty Papers

* Use of public and private records

* Non-Cash Gifts

* Publication and Reproduction

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