Browse Collections (12 total)

Butner Maps of Salisbury


In 2012, the Butner family gave the library a copy of a Salisbury City map. Mac Butner’s mother, who operated an antiques shop at 1428 N. Main…

View the items in Butner Maps of Salisbury

Asa Ribelin Papers


Asa Ribelin was an ethnic German school teacher living in Rowan County in the 19th Century. He was employed by parents in the 1830's as the first…

View the items in Asa Ribelin Papers

Dr. McCorkle's Sermon

Reverend Samuel Eusebius McCorkle (1746-1811), was a Presbyterian minister and an educator. McCorkle was called to pastor Thyatira Church in Rowan, NC…

View the items in Dr. McCorkle's Sermon

Georgia Jordan Papers


Georgia Irene Watson Jordan (pronounced "Jerdin") was born in 1865 and died in Salisbury, NC in 1941. She was buried in Salisbury's Chestnut Hill…

View the items in Georgia Jordan Papers

Mamie McCubbins Collection


In 1954, the research papers of Mrs. Mamie (Mary Louisa) Gaskill McCubbins were acquired by the Rowan Public Library. Over the years, her research…

View the items in Mamie McCubbins Collection

Archibald Henderson Collection


Archibald Henderson (1877 - 1963) was a descendant of Salisbury's Henderson family, financiers of Daniel Boone's trek into Kentucky. Archibald was a…

View the items in Archibald Henderson Collection

Wiley Lash Interview

Wiley Immanuel Lash was born to Reverend Wiley Hezekiah and Mayzonetta (Mary) Grundy Lash in 1908. After his graduation from college, Lash returned…

View the items in Wiley Lash Interview