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Collection Details


Collection Name: Southern Highlands Research Center Oral History Collection
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Asheville. D. Hiden Ramsey Library. Special Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: SHRC
Description: (T)he Southern Highlands Research Center Oral History Collection (SHRC), contains oral histories taken by Dr. Louis D. Silveri and by Dr. Bruce Greenawalt. Both of these historians focused on oral histories collected in and around Asheville and Western North Carolina during the fifteen years from 1977 to 1992. As a visiting scholar Dr. Silveri collected over 180 hours of oral history from individuals in the Asheville area. The Southern Highlands Research Center staff transcribed many of the tapes from the Silveri Oral History Collection and these will be made available when time permits the translation to digital format.
Broad Subjects: Geography; Urban Life; History
ASP Subjects: Asheville (N.C.)--History; Asheville, NC; Community; Community development, Urban--Asheville (N.C.); Great Depression, 1929-1941; Korea; Korean Conflict, 1950-1953; Local history; North Carolina; North Carolina--History; Oral history; Tuberculosis; United States; Vanderbilt family; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Other Subjects: Grove Park Inn
Collection Code: OHC0001613