Browse Collections (11 total)

Kluttz Maps


In 1995, James W. “Bill” Kluttz published a set of 6 maps that indicated the earliest land purchases in the area of North Carolina we now identify…

Travels with Balfour Pink

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A few years ago, Rowan Public Library was given a collection of glass slides from a local family. These magic lantern slides documented various…

Yesterday Photos


Salisbury from the 1930s and 1940s

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…

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…

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…