Posted by: Reference and Outreach | September 10, 2010

Weekend Planner: From the GHL Collections

String Bands in the North Carolina Piedmont

It is Friday afternoon and almost time for the weekend to begin! Have you made your plans yet? Check out the collections of the Government and Heritage Library to  plan the perfect weekend! There is a lot going on in Raleigh this weekend including the:

Or if you plan on taking a road trip make sure to check out North Carolina Scenic Byways in  our digital repository, http://digital.ncdcr.gov/u?/p249901coll22,21692 . This guide include several scenic drives throughout the North Carolina.

North Carolina Scenic Byways

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources from the GHL:

Music in North Carolina:

Making Notes: Music of the Carolinas

From the General Collection:

  • Making Notes: Music of the Carolinas edited by Ann Wicker, 2008
  • Musical Heritage Overview and Music Inventory of Davidson, Davie, Forsyth and Stokes Counties, North Carolina presented by Kudzu, 2002
  • North Carolina Composers: A List Compiled for the North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs, 1941
  • String Bands in the North Carolina Piedmont by Bob Carlin, 2004
  • Strings of Life: Conversations with Old-time Musicians from Virginia and North Carolina by Kevin Donleavy, 2004

 

State Documents:

  • A Study of the Migratory Patterns of Blues Musicians by Virginia Hill, 1974
  • North Carolina Musicians: A Selective Handbook by the North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs, 1956

 Digital Collections:

NCpedia:

North Carolina Insects

 

Spiders of the Carolinas

 

 

From the General Collection:

  • The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing Two hundred and Twenty Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants by Mark Catesby, (reprint of 1771 edition) 1974
  • Spiders of the Carolinas by L. L. “Chick” Gaddy, 2009

State Documents:

  • Golden Garden Spider: Argiope Aurantia by Anne Hice, 1994
  • Honey Bees in North Carolina by H.E. Scott, 1975
  • Insects of North Carolina by David L. Wray, 1967

 

 

Digital Collections:

NCpedia:

If you are interested in any of these resources please visit us if you are in Raleigh, go to your local library to request through Interlibrary Loan or check our our Digital Collections.

Whatever you do this weekend make it a good one!

 

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