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Mount Airy Times Article announcing college opening

SCC Opening

Mount Airy Times Article (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

Image shows a snow-covered campus view of the library

Snowy Day

Looking up towards the library (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

a student writing in a notebook in the library


A student studying in the library (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

a student working with a grinder in the shop

The Grind

Working in the shop (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

a photo of campus taken from the top of the library

Bird's Eye View

A different look at one part of campus (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

photo of the campus entrance near Surry Central High School


Entering campus during the late 1960s (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

The Archives

The Archives contain records documenting the history, policies, procedures, activities, and organization of the College. Types of records include reports, minutes, committee records, student publications, photographs, handbooks, memorabilia, etc.

In addition to our physical collection, the Library is also creating online collections and finding aids for many archival documents.

We are currently seeking donations for the Archives. If you have materials you believe pertain to our mission, you are encouraged to contact to the Library.


The Archives at Surry Community College is dedicated to preserving and maintaining documents, photographs, publications, manuscripts, and other materials relevant to the history of Surry Community College, the town of Dobson, and Surry County.


The Surry Community College Archives is located on the 2nd floor of the Library (R-Building). Please call (336) 386-3459 for more information.

Websites & Databases


We welcome donations to the SCC Archives. If you have materials you believe pertain to our mission, you are encouraged to donate to the Library.

Digital Archives

1975 Yearbook coverSCC Digital Archives

View digitized collections from the SCC Library.

We have digitized the following collections:

  • Yearbook Collection
  • Scrapbook Collection
  • Funeral Card Collection