Lou Harshaw Papers and Photographs
Series 02 Personal Correspondence
Box Folder Item Description
.01 .01   Personal Correspondence: Outgoing (5 items)
.01 .02   Personal Correspondence: Incoming Undated ; 1983-2005
[Folder includes the items listed below and more.]
    01 Mention of a Church of the Stranger, Mercer St. and Waverly Place in downtown Manhattan.
    02 Letter from Ray Rapp: Notes for Chapter 32! - information about town of Mars Hill and Madison County.
    03 Handwritten letter from Henry J. Weaver accompanying his typed paper, The Role of Transportation in Asheville's Urbanization, 1880-1982 prepared for Dr. Pat Beaver, Appalachian Studies 5010, ASU, Boone, spring 1982. 
[The paper includes a bibliography, an "Asheville, N.C. Land of the Sky" map, photocopies of two photos of key structures that symbolize Asheville's transportation past: Smith-Mc Dowell House and Black Mtn. Train Station,  and a photocopy of a July 1977 Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper article about a Black Mtn. depot being re-dedicated as an Arts and Crafts Center.]
    04 Letter from John Palmer, Director, Haywood Horticultural Gardens & Adjunct Forestry Instructor, Continuing Education Dept., Haywood Technical College, Clyde, N.C. regarding the Symposium on the Early Logging History in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, 1983.
    05 Envelope from Mrs. Leslie Joynes of Asheville containing list of names with historical information, including people she has interviewed, and a holiday greeting card.
    06 1992 handwritten letter from Bill Hart containing information about publications relating to Gatlinburg; logging, its nature and hardships, and logging families; impressions of where old grades ran; contact names of Leroy Fox, Tom Robbins (a ranger with GSMNP), Mark Adams (also with Park Service), and Fontana North Shore Historical Association. 
    07 Photocopy of portion of "Murphy Branch" article from Railroad Magazine, June 1949.
    08 1993 letter from David Schulman regarding "History of Asheville" class. 
    09 1994 letter from Ralph & Clara Lyman regarding the "Early History of the Southern Appalachian Railroads" class (photos not included). 
    10 Appalachian State University pamphlet about 1994 "The Newport Experience" travel and study opportunity at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.
    11 Letter from Suzanne McCullough, Biltmore Estate regarding sharing of memories of the filming of The Swan.
    12 1997 letter from Pam Wall, Executive Director, VISION for Asheville-Buncombe County. 
    13 1997 notecard from Nancy Mulford affiliated with The Old Depot, Black Mountain, N.C. regarding the "Spanish Castle". 
[Includes an 8.5x11 inch print of the house as it stood in 1919.]
    14 Receipt from UNCA Ramsey Library for gift of 18 hardback books for Special Collections donated by Lou Harshaw, 1998. 
    15 1998, thank you letter from Helen H. Wykle, Special Collections Coordinator of UNCA Ramsey Library, to Mrs. Lou Harshaw for donation of books. 
    16 1999 letter from Millie Jones and Karen Loughmiller of the West Asheville Branch Library, Haywood Rd. regarding the West Asheville History Project.
    17 2000 letter from Wanda S. Greene, County Manager, County of Buncombe, Asheville, N.C. regarding quotations on zoning. 
    18 2005 note from Jeff H. Lovelace regarding the Beaumont House accompanying 3 photocopies of photos: 2 of the Beaumont Lodge, Hotel close up, 1 of it on its hilltop location from a distance.