Friday, February 18, 2011

Pack Memorial Library Special Collections (Asheville, North Carolina)

The North Carolina Collection at Pack Library is a fully cataloged collection of published materials reflecting history, literature and life in Western North Carolina. Within the collection there is a particular emphasis on material relating to Asheville and Buncombe County.

Click here For online access to the North Carolina collection database.

In addition to a wide variety of books relating to the history of WNC, the North Carolina collection also includes:

* Photographs
* Historic documents
* Genealogies
* Postcards
* Maps
* Oral Histories
* Microfiche of local newspapers

The online database contains an inventory of historic photographs and documents from the North Carolina Collection at Pack Memorial Library. It includes over 1000 images and items that document the history of Asheville and Western North Carolina available online. The collection is only partially online now, but images and other research aides are being added as they become available.

Photograph of the North Carolina Room at Pack Memorial Library courtesy Pack Memorial Library. Click on photograph for a larger image.

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