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Asheville & Western North Carolina Bibliography

This is a listing of books about Asheville and Western North Carolina. Please feel free to suggest additions or changes to the author:

[Southern railway company] [from old catalog]. The Land of the Sky, Western North Carolina. [New York,: American bank note co., 1914.

Adallis, Dio. Thirtieth Anniversary Historical Brochure of Asheville Greek-American Community. [Asheville? N.C.,, 1935.

Allen, Martha Norburn. Asheville and the Land of the Sky. Rev. and enl. ed. Charlotte,: Heritage House, 1960.

Allen, W. C. North Carolina History Stories. Richmond,: B.F. Johnson publishing company, 1901.

American agricultural and mineral land company. [from old catalog]. Letters and Reports on Western North Carolina. New York,: G. E. Sears, stationer and printer, 1868.

American institute of electrical engineers. [from old catalog]. Papers to Be Presented at 22d… Convention… Asheville, N.C., June, 1905. [n.p.], 1905.

Arnold, L. M., Anna Addams McDonald, and Robert Thomas Newcomb. History of the Origin of All Things, Given by the Lord Thy God through His Holy Medium, L. M. Arnold, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1851. 2 vols. Asheville, N.C.: Biltmore Press, 1936.

Arthur, John Preston. Western North Carolina; a History, 1730-1913. Spartanburg, S.C.,: Reprint Co., 1973.

Arthur, John Preston, and National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina. Edward Buncombe Chapter Asheville. Western North Carolina; a History (1730-1913). Raleigh, N.C.,: Edwards & Broughton printing company, 1914.

Ashe, W. W. The Possibilities of a Maple Sugar Industry in Western North Carolina. Winston: M. I. and J. C. Stewart, public printers and binders, 1897.

Asheville N.C. Board of trade. [from old catalog]. Asheville, North Carolina, America’s Beauty Spot. Asheville,: Hackney & Moale co., 1915.

Association of State Floodplain Managers. Conference (14th : 1990 : Asheville N.C.). Challenges Ahead : Flood Loss Reduction Strategies for the 90’s : Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, June 11-15, 1990, Asheville, North Carolina. Boulder, CO

Madison, WI: Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, Institute of Behavioral Science

Association of State Floodplain Managers, 1991.

Bailey, Evelyn Hope. Parkway Playhouse : History of a Western North Carolina Summer Theatre. [Burnsville, N.C.]: E.H. Bailey, 1999.

Ballard, B. Vincent. Tatham Narrative, 1735-1983 : The Tatham Family of South-West Virginia and Western North Carolina. [Cary, N.C.]: B.V. Ballard, 1987.

Ballew, Bill. Baseball in Asheville. Images of Baseball. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.

—. A History of Professional Baseball in Asheville. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2007.

Barlowe, Texie Horton. The Hortons of Western North Carolina. [Lenoir, N.C.: T.H. Barlowe, 1934.

Barnes, Judy. Coasting the Mountains : A Guide to Western North Carolina. Gretna: Pelican Pub., 2001.

Barnett, John C., and Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Circular to the Freedmen of Western North Carolina and Adjoining Districts of South Carolina. [Charlotte, N.C.: Freedmen’s Bureau, 1865.

Bartlett, Richard A. Troubled Waters : Champion International and the Pigeon River Controversy. Outdoor Tennessee Series. 1st ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995.

Battle, Kemp P. The Lord Proprietors of Carolina. [Raleigh,: E.M. Uzzell & Co., printers, 1904.

Bayley, William Shirley. Deposits of Brown Iron Ores (Brown Hematite) in Western North Carolina. Raleigh,: Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., 1925.

Bayley, William S. Magnetic Iron Ores of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. Nashville,, 1923.

Bayley, William Shirley, and Tennessee. Division of Geology. Magnetic Iron Ores of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. [Chapel Hill]: North Carolina Geological and economic survey, 1923.

Bell, Lisa, Lynda McDaniel, and Tim Barnwell. Asheville, a View from the Top. 1st ed. Montgomery, Ala.: Community Communications, 1996.

Bennett, David Parker. “A Study in Fiddle Tunes from Western North Carolina.” Thesis (M A ). University of North Carolina., 1940.

Berkowitz, Steven J. On-Site Wastewater Treatment Problems and Alternatives for Western North Carolina. [Raleigh, N.C.]: Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina, 1981.

Beverley, Robert. The Western North Carolina Almanac and Book of Lists. 1st ed. Franklin, N.C.: Sanctuary Press, 1991.

—. The Western North Carolina Almanac and Book of Lists. 2nd ed. Franklin, N.C.: Sanctuary Press, 1993.

Bishir, Catherine W., Michael T. Southern, and Jennifer F. Martin. A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Black, David R., and James Sumner. Historic Architectural Resources of Downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville, N.C.

Raleigh, N.C.: City of Asheville ;

Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, 1979.

Blackmun, Ora. Western North Carolina, Its Mountains and Its People to 1880. Boone, N.C.: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1977.

Block, Frank E. “Dalton Family of Western Nc.” 2006. Frank E. Block.

—. Johnson, Dalton, Staton of Western North Carolina : Working Paper with Some Account of Arledge, Blackwell, Boone, Capps, Corn, Henderson, Holbert, Lankford, Stover, Walker, and Other Families of Western North Carolina. Atlanta, GA (32 Pointe Terrace, Atlanta 30339): F.E. Block, 1989.

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club (Asheville N.C.). Road Bike Asheville, North Carolina : Favorite Rides of the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club. Almond, N.C.: WMC Pub., 1997.

Boyd, Brian. Waterfalls of the Southern Appalachians : A Viewer’s Guide to 40 Waterfalls of Northern Georgia, Western North Carolina & Western South Carolina. Conyers, GA: Ferncreek Press, 1990.

Boyd, William Kenneth, and Joseph Grégoire de Roulhac Hamilton. A Syllabus of North Carolina History, 1584-1876. Durham, N.C.,: The Seeman printery, 1913.

Brettell, Caroline. Constructing Borders/Crossing Boundaries : Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007.

Brookshire, William F. Genealogy: De[S]Cendants of Joel and Nancy Brookshire, Western North Carolina. Lenoir, N.C.,: Smith Print. Co., 1969.

Browder, Nathaniel C. The Cherokee Indians and Those Who Came After : Notes for a History of the People Who Settled Western North Carolina. Hayesville, NC: Browder, 1973.

Brown, W. Vance. A Plan for the General Property Tax as Advocated by the Asheville Board of Trade. [n.p.], 1916.

Brunk, Robert S. May We All Remember Well : A Journal of the History & Culture of Western North Carolina. Ashville, N.C.: Robert S. Brunk Auction Services, Inc., 2001.

Bumgarner, George William, and James Elwood Carroll. The Flowering of Methodism in Western North Carolina. An American Methodist bicentennial ed. Charlotte, N.C.: Commission on Archives and History of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, 1984.

Buncombe County bar Asheville N.C. [from old catalog], and John P. Arthur. Proceedings of the Bar of Asheville, July 28, 1902, Upon the Death of Honorable Thomas Dillard Johnston; Being the Resolutions Adopted and the Memorial Address. [Asheville? N.C.,, 1902.

Buttitta, Tony. After the Good Gay Times; Asheville, Summer of ’35, a Season with F. Scott Fitzgerald. New York,: Viking Press, 1974.

Camp, Cordelia. Fifty Years of Pioneering in Education : And Some Outstanding Personalities of the Period in Western North Carolina. Asheville, N.C.: A. S. McMillan, 1974.

Campbell, Robert F. Mission Work among the Mountain Whites in Asheville Presbytery, N.C. [n.p.], 1899.

Carter, Ted. Ted Carter’s Vest Pocket History of Asheville and Western North Carolina : For Tar Heels, Originals or Retreads. 2 vols. [s.l.]: T. Carter, 1978.

Caudle, Virginia, and United Methodist Church (U.S.). Western North Carolina Conference. Albemarle District. The History of Peachland United Methodist Church, 1880-1994 : Albemarle District, Western North Carolina Conference, the United Methodist Church. Peachland, N.C.: The Church, 1995.

Chait, William, and Ruth Warneke. A Survey of the Public Libraries of Asheville and Buncombe County, North Carolina. Chicago,: American Library Association, 1965.

Chapman, Reid, and Deborah Miles. Asheville and Western North Carolina in World War II. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2006.

Chase, Nan K. Asheville : A History. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2007.

Chase, Richard, Herbert Halpert, and Berkeley Williams. The Jack Tales. [Boston]: Houghton Mifflin, 1943.

—. The Jack Tales. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

Chen, David Y. The Seasonal Tourist Accommodation Industry in Western North Carolina : A Report to Resort Owner/Operators. Greensboro, N.C.: The University, 1976.

Chen, David Y., North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University., and United States. Cooperative State Research Service. A Factor Analysis on Perceived Quality of Life in Western North Carolina. Greensboro, N.C.: The University, 1978.

Clark, Elmer Talmage, and Methodist Church (U.S.). Western North Carolina Conference. Methodism in Western North Carolina. [s.l.]: Western North Carolina Conference, Methodist Church, 1966.

Coker, Robert Ervin. New Genus of Darter from Western North Carolina. Washington,: Govt. print. off., 1926.

Collier, Robert. The Asheville Stake Story : One Hundred Fifty Years Growth O. Franklin, NC: Genealogy Publishing Service, 1997.

Colton, Henry E. Mountain Scenery. The Scenery of the Mountains of Western North Carolina and Northwestern South Carolina. Raleigh, N.C.,

Philadelphia,: W.L. Pomeroy;

Hayes & Zell, 1859.

Compton, Stephen C. Early Tourism in Western North Carolina. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.

Cooper, Susan Fenimore. William West Skiles; a Sketch of Missionary Life at Valle Crucis in Western North Carolina, 1842-1862. New York,: J. Pott & co., 1890.

Cornelius, Wayne L., and North Carolina. Ambient Monitoring Section. Air Quality in Western North Carolina and Surrounding Areas : Recent Annual Trends. [Raleigh, N.C.]: Ambient Monitoring Section, North Carolina Division of Air Quality, 1999.

Craine, Lloyd Bascombe. The First of the Roberts and Crane Families Who Settled in Western North Carolina and Some of Their Descendants. [St. Paul], 1955.

Creecy, Richard Benbury. Grandfather’s Tales of North Carolina History. Raleigh,: Edwards & Broughton, Printers, 1901.

—. Grandfather’s Tales of North Carolina History. North Carolina Heritage Series,. [Spartanburg, S.C.,: Reprint Co., 1965.

Crow, Jeffrey J., and Larry E. Tise. Writing North Carolina History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979.

Deweese, Charles W. The Power of Freedom : First Baptist Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1829-1997. Franklin, Tenn.: Providence House, 1997.

Dodson, John Dudley, E. C. Pasour, and R. C. Wells. An Economic Adjustment Study of Dairy Farms in Western North Carolina. Economics Information Report. Raleigh,: Dept. of Economics, North Carolina State University, 1971.

Dugger, Shepherd Monroe. The Balsam Groves of the Grandfather Mountain; a Tale of the Western North Carolina Mountains, Together with Information Relating to the Section and Its Hotels, Also a Vocabulary of Indian Names and a List of Altitudes of Important Mountains, Etc. Banner Elk [N.C.]: S.M. Dugger, 1907.

Easterby, James Harold. The Study of North Carolina History. Columbia.: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1951.

Eggleston. Asheville and Vicinity, a Handbook of Information. Atlanta,: Franklin print. & pub. co., 1897.

Ellison, George. Mountain Passages : Natural and Cultural History of Western North Carolina and the Great Smoky Mountains. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2005.

Eubanks, Georgann, and Donna Campbell. Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains : A Guidebook. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Ferrell, Mallory Hope. Tweetsie Country : The East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad. 1st ed. Boulder, Colo.: Pruett Pub. Co., 1976.

Fields, Jay, and Brad Campbell. The Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina. Asheville, N.C.: HandMade in America, 1996.

Finley, William W. The Development of Western North Carolina. [n.p.], 1911.

Fitts, William Thrower. A History of Central Methodist Church, Asheville, North Carolina, 1837-1967. Asheville, N.C., 1968.

Fowler, T. M., and Charles Hart Litho. Asheville, Buncombe Co. N.C. 1912. Passaic, N.J.,, 1912.

Garren, Terrell T. Mountain Myth : Unionism in Western North Carolina. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., Publishers, 2006.

—. The Secret of War : A Dramatic History of Civil War Crime in Western North Carolina. original ed. Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 2004.

Gatchell, Horatio P. Western North Carolina ; Its Agricultural Resources, Mineral Wealth, Climate, Salubrity and Scenery. Milwaukee,, 1870.

Gatchell, H. P., and Edwin A. Gatchell. Western North Carolina; Its Resources, Climate, Scenery and Salubrity. New York,: A. L. Chatterton, 1885.

Gleitsmann, W. Western North Carolina as a Health Resort. Baltimore,: Sherwood & co., 1876.

Gleitsmann, William, and YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress). Mountain Sanitarium for Pulmonary Diseases, Asheville, North Carolina. [Baltimore: W. Gleitsmann, 1875.

Goodloe, Daniel R. The North Carolina and Georgia Boundary. [Raleigh,: E.M. Uzzell & Co., printers, 1904.

Graham, Robert Lee, and Lois Parker Graham. The Keeper of the Parks : Parker Family of Western North Carolina. Morganton, N.C.: R. L. and L.P. Graham, 2007.

Gravatt, Andrea R. The Asheville Alphabet Book. Alexander, NC: WorldComm, 1995.

Gray, Idyl Dial, and Carolina Souvenir Booklet Association. Azure-Lure, a Romance of the Mountains; Souvenir of Asheville and Western North Carolina. Library ed. Asheville, N.C.: Advocate Publishing Co., 1924.

Green, Irv, and Andrea Gross. Handcrafted in the Blue Ridge : Discovering the Crafts, Artisans, and Studios of Western North Carolina. 1st ed. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1997.

Greenberg, Sue, and Jan Kahn. Asheville : A Postcard History. Images of America. Dover, N.H.: Arcadia, 1997.

Griffin, Clarence W. Western North Carolina Sketches. Forest City, N.C.,: The Forest City courier, 1941.

Hagebak, Hawk. Motorcycle Adventures in the Southern Appalachians : Asheville, Nc, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Nc Highcountry. Almond, NC: Milestone Press, 2002.

—. Motorcycle Adventures in the Southern Appalachians : North Georgia, Western North Carolina, East Tennessee. Almond, NC: Milestone Press, 2001.

Hammond, Mary Ellen, and Jim Parham. Natural Adventures in the Mountains of Western North Carolina. Almond, NC: Milestone Press, 1999.

Harshaw, Lou. Asheville. Asheville, NC: Bright Mountain Books, 1980.

—. Asheville : Mountain Majesty. Fairview, N.C.: Bright Mountain Books, 2007.

Helper, Hinton A. [Western North Carolina … ]. [New York,, 1886.

—. Western North Carolina : Nature’s Trundle-Bed of Recuperation for Tourist and Health-Seeker. New York: South Pub., 1886.

Highsmith, William Edward. The University of North Carolina at Asheville : The First Sixty Years. [Asheville, N.C.]: University of North Carolina at Asheville, 1991.

Holmes, J. S., and United States. Forest Service. Forest Conditions in Western North Carolina. Raleigh,: Edwards & Broughton printing company, 1911.

Horton, James H., et al. Our Mountain Heritage : Essays on the Natural and Cultural History of Western North Carolina. [Cullowhee? N.C.]: North Carolina Humanities Committee, Western Carolina University, 1979.

Hughson, Walter. The Church’s Mission to the Mountaineers of the South. Hartford, Conn.,: Church missions publishing company, 1908.

Hunter, Charles E., Lewis J. Hash, and North Carolina. Division of Mineral Resources. Halloysite Deposits of Western North Carolina. [Raleigh], 1949.

Hunter, C. L. Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical. Raleigh,: The Raleigh news steam job print, 1877.

—. Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical; Illustrating Principally the Revolutionary Period of Mecklenburg, Rowan, Lincoln, and Adjoining Counties, Accompanied with Miscellaneous Information. Baltimore,: Regional Pub. Co., 1970.

Ingram, C. Denise, Patrick B. Durst, and Southeastern Forest Experiment Station (Asheville N.C.). Marketing Nature-Oriented Tourism for Rural Development and Wildlands Management in Developing Countries : A Bibliography. Asheville, N.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, 1987.

Inscoe, John C. Mountain Masters, Slavery, and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina. 1st ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Inscoe, John C., and Gordon B. McKinney. The Heart of Confederate Appalachia : Western North Carolina in the Civil War. Civil War America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

Jenkins, Mark. Historical Sketch of Calvary Episcopal Church : Organized 1857, Built 1859, Fletcher, North Carolina, Diocese of Western North Carolina. Fletcher, N.C.: The Parish, 1959.

John F. Blair Publisher. Boogers and Boo-Daddies : The Best of Blair’s Ghost Stories. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair, Publisher, 2004.

Jones, H. G. North Carolina History : An Annotated Bibliography. Bibliographies of the States of the United States,. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Jones, H. G., and North Carolina. State Dept. of Archives and History. For History’s Sake; the Preservation and Publication of North Carolina History, 1663-1903. Chapel Hill,: University of North Carolina Press, 1966.

Junior League of Asheville. Mountain Elegance : A Collection of Favorite Recipes. Asheville, NC: Bright Mountain Books, 1991.

Katz, Edward J. The Modern World. The Asheville Reader. Asheville, N.C.: Pegasus Press, 1999.

Kautz, Jim. Footprints across the South : Bartram’s Trail Revisited. Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw State University Press, 2006.

Kelsey, S. T. The Blue Ridge Highlands in Western North Carolina. Greenville, S.C.,: Daily news press, 1876.

Kelsey, S. T., and C. C. Hutchinson. The Blue Ridge Highlands of Western North Carolina. [Atlanta,: J. P. Harrison & co.], 1878.

Kenilworth inn Asheville N. C. [from old catalog]. Kenilworth Inn, Biltmore, Asheville, N. C. [Philadelphia,, 1898.

Langley, Joan, and Wright Langley. Yesterday’s Asheville. Miami: E. A. Seemann Pub., 1975.

Lawler, Jerry, and Doug Asheville. It’s Good to Be the King– Sometimes. New York: Pocket Books, 2002.

Lee, George Winthrop, Stone & Webster., and YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress). The Library and the Business Man. [Boston,: Stone & Webster, 1907.

Lefler, Hugh Talmage. A Guide to the Study and Reading of North Carolina History. 3d ed. Chapel Hill,: University of North Carolina Press, 1969.

—. A Guide to the Study and Reading of North Carolina History. Chapel Hill,: University of North Carolina Press, 1955.

—. North Carolina History Told by Contemporaries. [4th ed. Chapel Hill,: University of North Carolina Press, 1965.

—. North Carolina History Told by Contemporaries. [2d ed. Chapel Hill,: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1948.

Levin, Rob. Asheville : A Photographic Portrait. Atlanta, Ga.: Riverbend Books, 2007.

Lewis, Joseph Volney. Corundum and the Basic Magnesian Rocks of Western North Carolina. Winston,: M.I. & J.C. Stewart, public printers, 1896.

Limbert, Paul M. First Congregational United Church of Christ, Asheville, North Carolina : A History. Tryon, N.C.: M.A. Religious Designs, 1984.

Lindsey, Thomas H. Lindsey’s Guide to Western North Carolina. Asheville,: The Randolph-Kerr printing co., 1890.

Lombard, Frances Baumgarner. From the Hills of Home in Western North Carolina. [United States: s.n.

Lord, William George. The Blue Ridge Parkway Guide. Asheville, N.C.,: Stephens Press, 1959.

—. Blue Ridge Parkway Guide. 4 vols. New York: Eastern Acorn Press, 1982.

Love, Robert Abner. General Thomas Love of Western North Carolina. 2d ed. [St. Petersburg? Fla.,.

MacRae, James C. The Highland-Scotch Settlement in North Carolina. [Raleigh,: E.M. Uzzell & Co., printers, 1905.

Mathews, Jane Gianvito, Richard A. Mathews, and Charles A. Birnbaum. The Manor and Cottages, Albemarle Park, Asheville, North Carolina : A Historic Planned Residential Community. 1st ed. Asheville, N.C.: Albemarle Park-Manor Grounds Association, 1991.

McCoy, George William. Battle of Asheville. [Asheville, N.C.,: Buncombe County Confederate Centennial Committee, 1964.

McDaniel, Douglas Stuart. Asheville. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.

McKelway, Alexander Jeffrey. The Scotch-Irish of North Carolina. [Raleigh,: W.S. Sherman, printer, 1905.

Mead, Martha Elizabeth Norburn. Asheville, in Land of the Sky. Richmond, Va.,: The Dietz press, 1942.

Miller, Georgia Ingram. Ingram, Street, and Allied Families of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee. Westminster, MD: Village Print., 2003.

Moseley-Edington, Helen. Angels Unaware : Asheville Women of Color. Asheville, NC: Home Press, 1996.

Mosseller, Lillian Mills. The Red Coats of the Blue Ridge : A Saga of the Mills Family and Early Settlement of Western North Carolina and Upper South Carolina. 1st ed. [Tryon, N.C.?]: Fulton Publications, 1981.

Murrill, William A. Boleti from Western North Carolina. New York: New York Botanical Garden, 1908.

Namco Publishing Company. City of Asheville-Buncombe County, North Carolina. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,, 1972.

Neufeld, Rob. A Popular History of Western North Carolina : Mountains, Heroes, and Hootnoggers. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2007.

Newnan, Georgia. Asheville, N. C., Piedmont Directory Company (Incorporated). [n.p.].

Nixon, Joseph R. The German Settlers in Lincoln County and Western North Carolina.

Norris, Don. Abraham Enloe of Western North Carolina. New York, NY: Vantage Press, Inc., 2008.

North Carolina Board of Higher Education. Report on Proposal of University of North Carolina to Add Campuses at Asheville and Wilmington. [Raleigh], 1969.

North Carolina. Bureau of Employment Security Research., Alton W. Wells, and Larry Patterson. Labor Supply and Demand in the Asheville Smsa for 1978 : A Supplement to Labor Supply and Demand in North Carolina for 1978. [Raleigh]: Employment Security Commission of North Carolina, 1978.

North Carolina. Dept. of Water Resources., et al. Water Resource Problems and Priorities in the Appalachian Region Counties in North Carolina. A Paper for Presentation by General James R. Townsend [Chairman] at the First Meeting: Water Development Coordinating Committee for Appalachia, Asheville, North Carolina, September 20-21, 1965. Raleigh,, 1965.

North Carolina. Division of Air Quality. Governors’ Summit on Mountain Air Quality : Asheville, North Carolina, April 6-7, 1999. [Raleigh, N.C.]: The Division, 2000.

North Carolina. State Geologist. Report of the Geological Survey of North Carolina. Vol. I. Physical Geography, Resumé, Economical Geology. Raleigh,: J. Turner, State printer and binder, 1875.

North Carolina. State Highway Commission. Planning and Research Dept., and United States. Bureau of Public Roads. External Origin & Destination Survey, 1967: Asheville, North Carolina. [Raleigh,, 1967.

O’Brien, Dawn. North Carolina’s Historic Restaurants and Their Recipes. 4th rev. ed. Winston-Salem, N.C.: J.F. Blair, 2004.

Olevnik, Peter. Look Homeward Asheville. Asheville, NC: Grateful Steps, 2007.

Onken, Brad, and Richard C. Reardon. Third Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States, February 1-3, 2005, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, North Carolina. Morgantown, W.Va.: Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, 2005.

Pack memorial library Asheville N. C. [from old catalog]. Catalogue of Asheville Library. Asheville, N.C.,: Hunt & Robertson, 1885.

Painter, Jacqueline Burgin, and Jonathan William Horstman. The German Invasion of Western North Carolina : A Pictorial History. Asheville, N.C.: Biltmore Press, 1992.

Pantas, Lee James. The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & Hendersonville : Including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Alexander, NC: WorldComm, 1998.

—. The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & Hendersonville : Including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Expanded 2nd ed. Alexander, NC: Alexander Books, 2000.

Pantas, Lee J. The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains : Including Hendersonville and More Than 50 Other Mountain Cities and Towns. 3rd Ed. ed. Asheville, NC: R. Brent and Co., 2006.

Parce, Mead. Railroad through the Back of Beyond : The Story of the Historic Murphy Branch Now Known as the Great Smoky Mountains Railway : The Route of the Asheville Cannonball and Cowee Tunnel. 1st ed. Hendersonville, N.C.: Harmon Den Press, 1997.

Parris, Joyce Justus. Family History of Western North Carolina. 2nd ed. Baltimore, Md.: Clearfield, 1998.

—. The History of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, North Carolina. Asheville, N.C.: The College, 1996.

Patton, Sadie Smathers. Buncombe to Mecklenburg – Speculation Lands. Publication of the Western North Carolina Historical Association. Forest City, N.C.,: Forest City Courier, 1955.

Pen and Plate Club (Asheville N.C.). The Pen and Plate Club of Asheville N. C., 1904-1929. [Asheville, N.C.,: The Inland Press, 1929.

Pen and plate club Asheville N.C. [from old catalog]. The Pen and Plate Club of Asheville, N. C. … 1904-1940. [Asheville, N.C.,: The Stephens press, 1941.

Phillips, John Edward. Sudderth of Western North Carolina. [Blowing Rock, N.C.,, 1965.

Poston, Michael L. A Poston Family of Southern Illinois : Descendants of John Poston, Revolutionary Veteran, with Notes on Cousins in Western North Carolina, Allied Families and Neighbors. Evansville, IN: M.L. Poston, 1996.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, and Frederic Q. Boyer. Western North Carolina Facts, Figures, Photographs. [Asheville, N.C.], 1925.

Pratt, Joseph Hyde, and Joseph Volney Lewis. Corundum and the Peridotites of Western North Carolina. Raleigh, N.C.,, 1905.

Presnell, Lowell. Mines, Miners, and Minerals of Western North Carolina : Western North Carolina’s Hidden Mineralogical Treasures. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers, 2005.

Protestant Episcopal church in the U. S. A. Western North Carolina (Diocese) [from old catalog]. Journal of the Primary Convention of the Diocese of Western North Carolina, Formerly the Missionary District of Asheville, Held in Church of the Ascension, Hickory, North Carolina, October 18th, and 19th, 1922. [Gastonia, N.C.,: The Carolina printing co., 1922.

Pyatte, Martha A. The Pyatte Family of Western North Carolina. Banner Elk, N.C.: Puddingstone Press, 1977.

Ready, Milton, and Western North Carolina Historical Association. Asheville : Land of the Sky : An Illustrated History. Northridge, Calif.: Windsor Publications, 1986.

Reed, Franklin W. Report on an Examination of a Forest Tract in Western North Carolina. Washington,: Govt. Print. Off., 1905.

Richmond and Danville Railroad Company. Summer Resorts and Points of Interest of Virginia, Western North Carolina, and North Georgia. New York,: C. G. Crawford, printer, 1884.

Richmond and Danville railroad company. [from old catalog], and Piedmont air line. [from old catalog]. Where to Spend the Summer and How to Reach the Resorts of Virginia, Western North Carolina and Georgia, Via the Piedmont Air Line, Richmond & Danville Railroad. [New York,: C.G. Crawford print., 1886.

Richmond and Danville railroad. [from old catalog]. The Summer of 1882 among the Health Resorts of Northeast Georgia, Upper South Carolina, Western North Carolina, and Virginia. [3d ed. [New York,: “The Aldine press, 1882.

Rowe, Carolyn Corpening Collins. The Descendants of Thomas Jefferson Corpening : A Western North Carolina African-American Family. Fort Washington, MD (12004 Hazem Ct., Fort Washington 20744): C.C.C. Rowe, 1994.

Rusher, James Thomas. Until He Is Dead : Capital Punishment in the Western North Carolina History. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers, 2003.

Russell, Randy, and Janet Barnett. Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina. Winston-Salem, N.C.: J.F. Blair, 1988.

Saint Joseph’s Hospital Guild Asheville N.C. [from old catalog], and Jeanne R. Mathison. Ashevittles; Favorite Recipes from Asheville, North Carolina. [Asheville,, 1962.

Sakowski, Carolyn. Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads. Winston-Salem, N.C.: J.F. Blair, 1990.

—. Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads. Touring the Backroads Series. 2nd ed. Winston-Salem, N.C.: J.F. Blair, 1995.

Sawyer, Harriet Adams. Souvenir of Asheville [N.C.] or the Sky-Land. St. Louis,: Nixon-Jones printing co., 1892.

Shoemaker, N. L. The John Shoemaker Family of Western North Carolina and His Mississippi Descendents. 1st ed. Aberdeen, MS: Office Supply Store, 1986.

Sink, John. Western North Carolina, a Vacationist’s Map and Guide. [n.p.,.

Smathers, George Henry. The History of Land Titles in Western North Carolina. Asheville, N.C.,: The Miller Printing Company, 1938.

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