Transylvania County Websites

Transylvania County GenWeb – access to genealogical and historical materials covering the people and places of Transylvania County.
Transylvania County GIS – Interactive Geographic Information System provides information on properties within the county.
Transylvania County Historical Society -preserves and maintains the Allison-Deaver House and the McGaha Chapel.
Transylvania County Register of Deeds – holds including Deeds & Deeds of Trust and Births, Deaths & Marriages of Transylvania County.
Transylvania Heritage Museum – explores, promotes, preserves, and nurtures the historical heritage of Transylvania County and its families through exhibits, educational programs, collections of artifacts, and heritage/cultural activities.
Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas mission is to honor, educate and preserve our history by remembering the veterans from the Carolinas and all veterans.

Special Collections

Buncombe County Public LibrarySpecial  Collections at Pack Memorial Library collects and preserves the history of Asheville, Buncombe County, and Western North Carolina.
Documenting the American South Collection – includes sixteen thematic collections of primary sources for the study of southern history, literature, and culture.
Hunter Library at Western Carolina University – includes the Digital Collections, the Manuscript Collection, and Special Collections Books.
North Carolina Digital Collection – contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina.
North Carolina Office of Archives & History – collecting, preserving, and managing archival materials, state and local records, and public information.  A Western Office is located in Asheville.
Ramsey Library at UNC-A collects, preserves, organizes, describes, and provides print and digital access to manuscripts, books, photographs, and other materials that document Asheville and the surrounding region.  Special Collections also serves as a research center for community members and scholars interested in Asheville and Western North Carolina.
Sanborn Maps (select years in color)  or  (more extensive selection in black and white) – digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to large-scale maps of North Carolina towns and cities.
Wilson Library at UNCincludes the North Carolina Collection, the Rare Book Collection, the Southern Folklife Collection, the Southern Historical Collection, and the University Archives & Records Management Services.

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