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FYS 178 - Dr. Evan Gurney: Secondary Sources on Asheville

Postcards and Asheville History

Special Collections Hours

Special Collections Hours (Reading Room visits are by Appointment Only):

Monday & Tuesday:  10-4

Wednesday: Reading Room Closed

Thursday:  9-2

Friday: 8-1


Library Research Databases

JSTOR - Scholarly journal archive containing full text journals

Project Muse  Full text access for over 20,000 e-books and journals

ProQuest Central - General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.

Search the library catalog

Many books in our catalog include criticism and information about Appalachian writers.

Special Collections Blog Posts about Postcards

Special Collections staff and interns have written several blog posts highlighting our postcard collections: 

Western North Carolina’s Sanatoria History: A Closer Look at the Fred Kahn Postcard Collection - by Ashley Whittle

In Search of Lovers Bridge - By Colin Reeve

Finding Collections - by Colin Reeve 

Asheville Postcard Company Salesman's Samples Collection - by Joey Harrington 






Head of Special Collections & University Archivist

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Gene Hyde
Special Collections, Ramsey Library
(828) 251-6645