Welcome to the CPCC Archives

Central High, circa 1955

Central High, circa 1955


What are Archives?

Archives are the records created or received by an organization, person, or family in the conduct of their affairs, which are preserved because of their permanent value or historical significance. The Central Piedmont Community College Archives is the place where archival materials are stored. It is the program responsible for identifying, acquiring, preserving and making available archival materials related to the history of CPCC.

CPCC Archives Mission

The CPCC Archives serves as the final repository for the historical records of Central Piedmont Community College. Its primary purpose is to identify, collect and preserve institutional records of enduring administrative, fiscal, legal or historical value, and to make such records accessible to CPCC administrators, faculty, staff, students and other interested persons.


The CPCC Archives are located on the second floor of the Central Campus library in room 201.

CPCC Archives LibGuide

More information on the CPCC Archives can be found through our LibGuide.


Visits to view materials are by appointment only between the hours of 8am-5pm during normal school hours and 8:30-5:30pm during the summer hours. For more information, please contact the archives or schedule an appointment by clicking the link below.


For more information about the archives and to set research appointments please contact the archives at archives@cpcc.edu or 704-330-6373.

Have a question? Use our chat feature!