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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

Working in the shop (from Jarvis Photos Collection)

a photo of campus taken from the top of the library

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 at Surry Community College serves to preserve and maintain documents, photos, publications, and other materials relevant to the history of Surry Community College, the town of Dobson, and Surry County.

The Archives

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

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

We are currently seeking donations for the Archives. If you have materials you believe fit with our mission, please contact the Library.