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Book Resources


The Museum has a collection of historic books available for researchers' use. 


Section A


Holy Bible 1892

 Holy Bible 1800s

 The Agromeck, L. L. Hedgepeth, 1925

 The Pine KnotAtlantic Christian College, 1921

 Happiness in MarriageMargaret Sanger, 1926

 Museum of Art 1887

 New Friends, Lewis, Rowland, and Gelnes, 1937

 National Dictionary  1940

 Strickland's Anthems for the ChoirC. V. Strickland, 1891

 Third Annual Report: NC Agri. Exp. StationNCSU, 1880

 The World Evangel, Robert H. Coleman, 1913

 Condensed U. S. History, William Swinston, 1879

 Appleton's School Reader: Second Reader, Harris, Rickoff, and Bailey, 1884

 Swinston's Third Reader,  Ivirson, Blakeman, Taylor, and Co, 1882

 Graded Memory SelectionsHughes, Waterman, and McClymonds, 1903

 Greatest and Lasting Hymns, John A. Lee 

 Life and Service HymnsR. C. Magill, 1917

 HandBook for Boys, Boy Scouts of America, 1948

 Abiding Songs, Broadman Press, 1936

 Gospel Hymns, Ira D. Sankey, 1894

 Ledger of Faro Godwin, Faro Godwin, 1930-31

 Ledger of Faro Godwin, Faro Godwin, 1933-36

 Ledger from Pineville, 1860-1909


Section B

The Continental Furniture Company 1914

 Daniel Miller- Winter Catalog 1914-15

 A Treasury of American Prints, Thomas Craven, 1939

 D. L. Boyette Ledger 1930-63

 Three Ledgers bound together 1958

 A Journal  

 A Ledger  

 Payroll Ledger(Imperial Tobacco Co.) 1917

 Payroll Ledger(Imperial Tobacco Co.) 1897-98

 Payroll Ledger(Imperial Tobacco Co.) 1907-09

 Payroll Ledger(Imperial Tobacco Co.) 1899

 Imperial Tobacco Co. Plants early 1900s

 Account Book 1938-47

 Ledger 1938-40

 New Testament Bible  

 The Story of the Old North State, R. D. W. Connor, 1906

 Maury's Elementary Geography, M. F. Maury, 1906

 Senoca Selma High School, 1925

 Senoca Selma High School, 1924

 The Reference Shelf: Farm Relief, Lamar Beman, 1927

 A Short History of England, Coman and Kardall, 1901

 English Bosh, Mary F. Hyde, before 1800

 Webster's Secondary School DictionaryNoah Webster, 1913

 Easy Steps for Little Feet, Annie White, 1896

 Hell before DeathRev. W. S. Harris, 1908

 Modern Grammar H. G. 

 Peter and Nancy in South America, Mildred H. Confort, 1935

 Uncle Remus, Joel Harris, 1917

 International Abritrational Digest 1894

 General Chemistry 1923

 Sing Unto Him 1930

 Outliner of the World's History, William Swinston, 1902


Section C

Hard Times: Beginnings of the Great DepressionJohn L. Bell Jr., 1982

 Tales of Polecat BranchCharlie Harper, 1986

 Carolina Telephone: The First Hundred YearsJames C. Nichols, 1995

 The Great Cotton Seed Industry of the SouthLuther A. Ronson, 1911

 Neolin Directory, GoodYear Tire and Rubber Co. 1918

 Dr. S. B. Hunter's Medical School Notebook, 1938

 The Production of Tobacco, Blakinston Co. 1946

 The Classroom Teacher(Vol. 2, 7, 8, 9)Wood, Dickinson, Whitford, Drowning, 1927-28

 The Hundred Year War Against the Cigarette 1981

 Flue Cured Tobacco Barn Construction, R. M. Ritchie, Jr. 1953

 Tobacco Diseases and their Control, E. E. Clayton, 1950

 They Came Searching for Gold  

 After Sherman's March, Emily Weil, 2007

 Johnston County: Economics and Social, Sanders and Ragsdale, 1995

 Johnston County, Todd Johnson and Durwood Barbour, 1997

 The Torch is Passed…  

 Pine Knot, Atlantic Christian College, 1938-1941

 Agromeck, NCSU, 1938-40, 1942


Section D

Principles and Practices of Embalming, Clarence Strub and L. Frederick, 1959

 Manual of case analysis, Charles D. Dhonau, 1928

 The Women Tempted, Countess of Cathcart, 1926

 Festivals U. S. A., Robert Meyer, Jr., 1950

 Narrative of a Gordon Pym, Edgar Allen Poe 

 Our Children CheatedBenjamen Finem, 1947

 Macauley's Essay on MiltonCharles French, 1908

 Twice Told Tales, Nathaniel Hawthorne 

 Kentucky Cardinal and AftermathJames Allen, 1924

 Stories from English History, Warren 1907

 Holmes Fourth Reader, Holmes and Hill, 1902

 Holmes Third Reader, G. F. Holmes, 1901

 Hunger Singer in Crops, 1949

 The operation, care, and repair of farm machinery, Deere and Co., 1957

 Observance of special days 1959

 Through the Green Gate Row, Peterson and Co. 1939

 Skills in Spelling, McCormick-Mathers Publication Co., 1968

 The Art of Compounding, Scoville 

 The First 60 Years, Sue V. Dickinson, 1965

 How to get my baby out of jail, Louise Shivers, 1983

 Common School Arithmetic, J. H. French, 1872

 Speaking and Writing English, Ben J. H. Samborn and Co., 1927

 The American Health Series, Wilson, Bake, Abbott, Almack, 1942

 Poultry Production, Leslie Cord, 1946

 Our Third Government, E. C. Brooks, 1924

 Hickory and Europe, Archibold Alison, 1848

 The New Chardenal, W. H. Grosjean, 1929

 Who Can Fix it? Leslie Ann MacKean, 1989

 Nat Geo Magazine 1941

 Government in the U.S., James Garner, 1911

 The Elementary Spelling Book, Noah Webster,1857

 El Parjaro Verde, M. A. Devitis, 1918

 Handbook of Compostion, Edwin C. Woolley, 1907

 American Public Education, Byttere Douglas, 1948

 Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Charles Hodgman, 1914

 Chuck Wagon Gang Favorites, D. P. Carter 

 The American Health Series, Charles Wilson, 1942

 Essentials of World Regional Geography 1995

 People and Nations, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1983


Section E

Soils and Men, U.S.D.A., 1938

 Tobacco diseases and decays, Frederick Wolf, 1959

 Fertilizers and Crops, Lucius L. Van Slyke, 1927

 Diseases of Tobacco, George Lucas, 1975

 Fertilizers and Manurer, W. B. Andrews, 1947

 Changing patterns in fertilizer use, 1968

 Soils and Soil Fertilizer, McGraw Hill, 1957

 The Producer's program, Burley Tobacco growers, 1991

 Agriculture for Beginners, Burket, Stevens, Hill, 1904

 Raising Livestock, Detero and Deyoe, 1946

 The Story of Lucky Strike, Roy C. Flannagan, 1939

 Will there be enough food? U.S.D.A. 1981

 The Principles of feeding farm animals, S. Ball, 1917

 Farming World, U.S.D.A. 1964

 Principles of Flue-cured tobacco production, S. N. Hawk, Jr.; W. K. Collins, 1983

 Flue-cured tobacco producing a healthy crop, Fumy Todd, 1981

 Tobacco quality-can it be measured? Fauley Abdallah, 1968

 Consumes All, U.S.D.A. 1965

 How to grow the best lawn and garden, Edward Throne, 1951

 Agricultural education in community schools, Herbet Hamlin, 1949

 Horticulture, Karrey C. Davis, 1922

 Yearbook of Agriculture, U.S.D.A. 1927

 Elements of Agriculture, G. F. Warren, 1914


Section F

Mules and memories, Pamela Barefoot, 1978

 Flue-Cured Tobacco, American Tobacco Association, 1958

 The Tobacco Kingdom, Joseph C. Robert, 1938

 Tobacco-the ants and the elephants, Charles Kelley,1975

 The Story of Tobacco in America, Joseph Robert, 1949

 Report: Tobacco and cigarettes, machinery, The Monopoly Commision, 1961

 Tobacco and salt industries in Japan, Japan Monopoly Corporation, 1967

 Pipe Lighter, Robert L. Downing 

 NC Tobacco Heritage, The Tobacco Institute, 1981

 About Tobacco, Lehman Brothers, 1955

 American Tobacco: how its grown, cured, marketed, and Processed, Tobacco Association 

 The Bright Tobacco Industry, Nannie May Tilley, 1948

 A picture-book on Tobacco and the pleasures of smoking, Selma High School, 1960

 World Tobacco Directory 1978

 Philip Morris Companies Inc.  1986

 Annual Report  

 The Golden Weed, Peter Mack, 1965

 Mister Junior, Lael Tucker Verdentecher, 1960

 Tales of Tobacco Country, Thomas Williams, 1979

 "Sold America", The American Tobacco Co. 1954

 Tobacco Merchant, Maurice Duke, Daniel Morgan, 1995

 World Tobacco Directory 1975

 Takoe de Virginie, Graphlismis el Creations, 1969

 Tobacco Market (Ahoskie, NC), E. Frank Stephens Jr., 1997

 Brown and Williams Tobacco Corp. 1993

 High School Agriculture, D. D. Maine, K. L. Hatch, 1913

 Veterinary Guide for Farmers, G. W. Starnum, 1950

 Starting to Farm, Ward P. Beard, 1955

 Flue- Cured Tobacco Info, NCCBS, 1993, 2004

 Burley Tobacco Info, NCCBS, 2004

 Tobacco Memories, Lela Thompson 

 The Tobacco Farmer magazine 1991, 1974, 1976-77

 Tobacco Info, R. R. Bennet, 1964-66-70, 72, 74, 76

 Tobacco Situation and Outlook, Blake Brown, 2004

 NC Agriculture Statistics, NCDA, 1977

 Extension Research on Wheels, Furny Todd, 1980

 NC Farm income Projections, NCCES, 1994

 Our Wildlife Neighbor, William Harrett, Duane Raver 

 Farm Gardening and seed growing, Isaar Landis, 1994-95

 Tobacco Info, NCAES, 1977-87

 Tobacco Report, NCDA1976-77, 82-83

 New York and Tobacco, Tobacco Institute, 1972

 Green Leaf and Gold: Tobacco in NC, Jerome Brooks, 1962

 A Story of the U.S. tobacco industries economic construction as the state and counties of NC, Whartly ARC, 1979

 Smoke to Gold, Skewarkian Historical Club, 1978

 The Story of Lucky Strikes, Roy Flannagan, 1938

 100 years of progress, Donville Tobacco Assoc., 1969

 Tobacco: Deeply rooted in America's Heritage  

 The Brown and Williamson Story  

 The Library relating to Tobacco, Jerome Brooks, 1944

 Lorilland and Tobacco  

 Tennessee and Tobacco  

 Kentucky and Tobacco  

 Old Carolina Tobacco country cookbook, Arlene Aasbrey, 1985


Section G

Masters of Painting, B. Kietly, 1964

 My Most embarrassing moments and other stories, Ray Williamson 

 Here to get my Baby out of jail, Louise shivers, 1983

 Electrocardiographic technique, Kurt Shitzer, 1949

 Safe methods of business, J. L. Nichols, 1909

 Reflections, Bob Boyette, 1983

 Plain english Handbooks, Martyn Walsh, 1939

 The Seven laws of teaching, John Milten Gregory, 1917

 Teaching at a District School, John Dinsmore, 1908

 Four Minute Talks for Superintendants, K. L. Webb, 1926

 Word Mastery Spellers Manual 1957

 Art in the Public Schools 1949

 Course of Study for the elementary schools in NC, Dhonau Nunnamaker, 1952

 Stevenson's Treasure Island 1922

 Everday Foods, Harrison Lacey, 1927

 Lippincotts farm animals, Cary C. Davis, 1914

 Distillation and Rectification, William T Brandt, 1904

 New Education Readers Book 1, AJ Demares, t1900

 Pratical Course in Botany, E. F. Andrews, 1911

 500 more things to make, Glenn Charles Cook, 1944

 Farmers Shop Book, Louise Roehl, 1923

 Advanced Accounting, Roy B. Kester, 1946

 Essentials of Business Arithmetic, W. H. Saddler, 1890

 Good Companions, Payne, Nevell, Chapman, 1936

 Abiding Songs, Broadman Press, 1936

 Literature and Life Book 1, Greenlaw, Elson, Kock, 1922

 Literature and Life Book 4, Greenlaw, Miles, 1924

 The Progressive Road to Reading, Burchill, Ettenger, Shiner, 1909

 The RFD Garden Jubilee, Gwendolyn M. Aabey, 1947

 Naval terms and definitions, C. C. Soule, 1922

 The beat goes on and on and on, Bill Joe Austin, 1976

 Elements of Geology, David Page, 1849

 System of Phoneology, George Comb, 1882

 Correct English, William Tanner, 1928

 Commerical Law, D. Curtis Gano 


Section H

The World Book Encylcopedia: Vol. 1-6, 8-13, 16-19 1930

 Young American Patriots: WWII, Adam McLeod, 1948

 Gospel of St. John, NY Bible Society, 1911

 The Good News in Story and Song, American Tract Society, 1905

 Singing games, Katherine Wessels, 1947

 A Star Shine, Robbie Trent, 1917

 Favorite Tales of Long ago, Miss Elliot, 1943

 Flue-cured tobacco info, NCSU, 2005

 Cotton Info, NCSU, 2005

 Historical Fiction about the life of a slave, Maude Smith, 2012

 Mason Jar Continental  

 More Collectable Jars, R. Burris, 1968

 Eastern Bottler Price Guide, Carlo and Dot Sellars, 1970

 101 town relics, Wes and Ruby Bressi, e1967

 Bottle and Glass handbook, Don Maust, 1965

 Bottle collecting manual with prices, John F. Hotchkiss, 1972

 Old Time Bottles, Lynn Blumenstein, 1965

 Re-digging the old west, Lynn Blumenstein, 1965

 Handbook of early american pressed glass patterns, Ruth Webb Lee, 1936

 Antique Bottles, Marvin and Helen Davis, 1967

 Old Richmond Bottles, Bonnie Green, 1971

 Old Owl Drug bottles and others, Al and Margaret Jensen, 1967

 Bottle collectors handbook and pricing guide, John T. Yount, 1967

 Billions of Bottles, Glass Containers Manufacturers Institute, 1959

 Antique Bottle finds in New England, Virginia T. Bates, 1968

 A close-up of closures, Alfred Lief 

 Spirit Bottles of the Old West, Bill and Betty Wilson, 1968

 The Story of Glass containers  

 Lubrication, Texaco Inc. 1962

 Handbook from the bottle-ologist, Richard E. Fike, 1965

 The Genesis of a Jar, Glass Containers Manufacturers Institute

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