D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Souvenir Folder of the Grove Park Inn and Vicinity,
Asheville, N.C.

Is part of
L.C. Le Compte Postcard Collection

P77.5.1, P77.5.2


Grove Park Inn " [cover]
D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, UNC at Asheville 28804

Title Souvenir Folder of Grove Park Inn and Vicinity, Asheville, N.C.
Alt. Title  Souvenir Folder of the Grove Park Inn
Identifier http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/books/booklets/grove_park_inn_folio/gpi_folio.htm
Creator Asheville Postcard Company
Subject Keyword Grove Park Inn ; E. P. McKissick ; hotels ; travel and tourism ; Asheville, NC ;   Lake Lure ; Rumbling Bald ;Craggy Mountain ; Mount Mitchell ; Sunset Mountain ; Cliff Dwellers Inn ; Chimney Rock ; Biltmore House ; 
Subject LCSH Grove Park Inn (Asheville, N.C.)
Asheville (N.C.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Asheville (N.C.) -- Architecture
North Carolina -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Asheville (N.C.) -- Description and travel
Date digital 2003-11-04
Publisher Philadelphia: Press of Loughead ; [Digital Publisher] D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804

Asheville Postcard Company

Type Source type: Photographs ; Text 
Format image/jpeg/text
Source SpecColl F 264 .A8 M355
Language EN=English
Relation LeCompte Postcard Collection, UNCA ; E.M. Ball Photographic Collection, UNCA ; Grove Park Inn Finest Resort in the World, UNCA ; Grove Park Inn - "In the Land of the Sky" (after 1917) , UNCA ; .Biltmore Industries,  UNCA ;
Coverage temporal early 20th century (after 1917)
Coverage spatial Asheville, NC
Rights Any display, publication or public use must credit D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Copyright retained by the authors of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Donor None  
Description Small 12 card folio of the Grove Park Inn and vicinity. Produced by the Asheville Postcard Company for the travel and tourism industry in the mid to late 1920's. 
Acquisition 2003-05-01
Citation Battery Park Hotel D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804
Processed by Special Collections staff, Erica Ojermark, 2003
Last update 2003-11-04
Page No. Image No. Description Thumbnail
Cover page 1 gpi01 [Cover page] "Souvenir Folder of Grove Park Inn and Vicinity Asheville, N.C. " gpib01.jpg (50840 bytes)
Cover page 2 gpi02 [Cover page 2] "Grove Park Inn by Moonlight" gpib02.jpg (30704 bytes)
Text description gpi03 [Text describing Grove Park Inn's ideal geographic location, structure, aesthetic architecture and vicinity to Asheville.] gpib03.jpg (80751 bytes)
page 1 gpi04 Grove Park Inn from Golf Course gpib04.jpg (42462 bytes)
page 2 gpi05 Dining Room, Grove Park Inn gpib05.jpg (54722 bytes)
page 3 gpi06 Approach to Grove Park Inn gpib06.jpg (51528 bytes)
page 4 gpi07 Entrance to one of the elevators "Big Room," Grove Park Inn gpib07.jpg (64463 bytes)
page 5 gpi08 South View, Grove Park Inn gpib08.jpg (59587 bytes)
page 6 gpi09 "Big Room," showing fire place, Grove Park Inn gpib09.jpg (66408 bytes)
page 7 gpi010 East Entrance, Grove Park Inn gpib10.jpg (56880 bytes)
page 8 gpi011 South West Corner, "Big Room," showing part of office , Grove Park Inn gpib11.jpg (62615 bytes)
page 9 gpi012 Grove Park Inn from green on golf course gpib12.jpg (51428 bytes)
page 10 gpi013 Sunset from Grove Park Inn gpib13.jpg (37498 bytes)
page 11 gpi014 Automobile Road, Sunset Mountain gpib14.jpg (53781 bytes)
page 12 gpi015 Asheville Country Club gpib15.jpg (40159 bytes)
page 13 gpi16 Scene from top of Sunset Mountain, near Grove Park Inn gpib16.jpg (55089 bytes)
page 14 gpi017 Mount Mitchell, 36 miles North East, Grove Park Inn, Highest Peak of Appalachian Mountains" gpib17.jpg (51355 bytes)
page 15 gpi018 Biltmore Mansion, 7 mile drive from Grove Park Inn gpib18.jpg (61287 bytes)
page 16 gpi019 The Great Craggy Mountains gpib19.jpg (49198 bytes)
page 17 gpi020 Lake Lure, looking toward Rumbling Bald Mountain gpib20.jpg (55514 bytes)
page 18 gpi021 Chimney Rock and Cliff Dwellers Inn gpib21.jpg (60557 bytes)