D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives



Biltmore Industries Archive, Tryon Toy-Makers and Weavers, [8bitry0019]
D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, UNCA 2002

Title Tryon Toy-Makers & Weavers : Correspondence and History
Creator Yale, Charlotte L.  
Alternate creator Eleanor Vance
Alternate creator Seely, Fred L. 
Alt. Creator D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections
Subject Keyword :
Biltmore Industries ; Homespun Shops ; weaving ; handicraft ; wood carving ; Eleanor P. Vance ; Charlotte L. Yale ; George W. Vanderbilt ;  Fred Seely ; Harry Blomberg ; wool ; wool carding ; wool dying ; Grovewood Gallery ;
Subject LCSH :
Biltmore Industries
Decorative arts -- North Carolina
Artisans -- North Carolina
Hand weaving -- North Carolina
Handicraft -- North Carolina..
Seely, Fred L. 
Grove, E.W. 
Blomberg, Harry

Weavers -- North Carolina
Weaving -- Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains -- History
Description This collection contains a series of letters and telegrams covering the years from 1919 to 1927 that document the friendship and business relationship of Charlotte Yale and Eleanor Vance with Fred Loring Seely, owner of the Biltmore Industries and early manager of the Grove Park Inn. The letters record sales transactions, business advice, personal reflections and provide a chronology of events for the Tryon Toy-Makers and also for Fred Seely and to a lesser degree, the Grove Park Inn.
Publisher D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804
Contributor Jerry Ball, Grovewood Gallery, Inc.
Date original  
Date digital 2001-12-01
Type  Text ;  Image
Format Digital file ; 326
Identifier http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/mss/BiltmoreIndustries/
Source M01.08
Language English
Relation Fred L. Seely Oral History ; E.M. Ball Collection ; Biltmore Industries, HistoryBlomberg Family Papers
Coverage temporal 1901-1980 ;
Coverage spatial Asheville, NC
Rights Restrictions apply.
Any display, publication, or public use must credit the Grovewood Gallery, Inc. Asheville, NC and the D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.  
Donor Donor number 168
Acquisition 2001-11-20
Citation The Biltmore Industries Collection (1901-1980), D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804.
Any use of the materials in this collection must cite the Grovewood Gallery, Inc., 111 Grovewood Road, Asheville NC 28804.
Processed by Jerry Ball, Museum Attendant and Resident Historian, Grovewood Gallery (2000-2001) and  UNCA Special Collections staff, 2004 .
Sub-series: [326 total items - full image]
     1919 - 1920  - Correspondence [34 items]
     1921  - Correspondence [20 items]
     1922  - Correspondence [28 items]
     1923  - Correspondence [10 items]
     1924 - Correspondence [12 items]
     1925 - Correspondence [11 items]
     1926 - Correspondence [29 items]
     1927 - Correspondence [19 items]
     1941 - Correspondence [1 item]