Digital copies of historical photographs from the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Collection are available free of charge to users who agree to the Library’s Conditions of Use Policy.

To request a digital copy of a photograph via email complete the form below.  Use the indexes listed immediately above the form to locate the album and photo numbers.

Photo requests can also be submitted by bringing or mailing the completed agreement to the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room, Transylvania County Library, 212 S. Gaston St., Brevard, NC 28712 Attention: Marcy Thompson. You must also supply a flash drive, CD or other digital storage device.

Photocopies of photographs may also be made for $0.15 per page, although images will not be photographic quality.  For details, email  Marcy Thompson or call 828-884-3151 x1820.

Photograph Indexes

The photographs are arranged in binders by subject and available for viewing in the Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room.  The subject areas include:  Austin Negatives, Brevard College, Businesses (outside of downtown Brevard), Churches, Downtown, DuPont, Ecusta, Gravemarkers, Historic Homes, Joe Wilde Photos, Landscapes, Mills, MJM (Mary Jane McCrary Collection), Oversized (miscellaneous photos not in albums), People, Railroad and Lumber Industry, Schools, Silversteen and Waterfalls.