local history & genealogy

The Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collects and preserves materials about Transylvania County families, businesses, organizations, and history. The Local History staff assists with family and personal research, architectural and cultural history, and use of technology and resources.

local history resources

Local history articles as seen in the Transylvania Times.
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Direct access to Transylvania County Library photos, newspapers, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and phone directories online through Digital NC.
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Upcoming local history events

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Dig into Transylvania County’s past through the library’s Picturing the Past blog.

Aiken Family Connections

local history & genealogy The Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collects and preserves materials about Transylvania County families, businesses, organizations, and history. The Local History staff assists with family and […]

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The Monarch of Elk Park

local history & genealogy The Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collects and preserves materials about Transylvania County families, businesses, organizations, and history. The Local History staff assists with family and […]

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Backus Lodge: Remnant of an Era

local history & genealogy The Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collects and preserves materials about Transylvania County families, businesses, organizations, and history. The Local History staff assists with family and […]

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CM Doyle, Turn of the Century Hardware Man

local history & genealogy The Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room collects and preserves materials about Transylvania County families, businesses, organizations, and history. The Local History staff assists with family and […]

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