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Ramsey Library Special Collections A number of the manuscript collections housed in Special Collections were originally collected by the staff of the Southern Highlands Research Center, the precursor to Special Collections that was founded in 1977. The Center’s mission was to collect materials documenting Asheville as an Appalachian city. While the urban Appalachian focus hasContinue reading “Allison Cookbook Collection[M2016”
Sporting gear has kept Dillard family busy for 70 years Two years after Bill Dillard and Alec Gettys opened a store on West Whitner Street, the survival of Dillard’s Sporting Goods was in doubt. Dillard was known well as an athletic star at Clemson College and revered as the football coach who brought a stateContinue reading “I got 1 cent for every one I sold,” he remembers”
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