• About the CollectionsAbout the Collections, information on access to the collections, History Room hours, and how to order copies of photographs.
  • AcknowledgmentsAcknowledgments, including a brief biography of Swannanoa Horne Priddy, whose family's philanthropy enabled the library to digitize its historical collections.
  • J. Dwight Barbour CollectionJ. Dwight Barbour Collection, including early 20th century photographs and letterheads from Clayton businesses of the late 19th century.
  • Charles Barden Photograph CollectionCharles Barden Photograph Collection, glimpses of day-to-day life and special events in and around Clayton captured by local photographer Charles Barden between 1952 and 1975.
  • Cooper High School CollectionCooper High School Collection, hundreds of candid photographs documenting the life of Clayton's school for blacks, dating from the 1930s to the end of racial segregation in 1969.
  • Dr. Battle A. and Lucille Ellington Hocutt CollectionDr. Battle A. and Lucille Ellington Hocutt Collection, photographs of Clayton people from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Horne Family CollectionHorne Family Collection, featuring photographs, artifacts and papers from the families of wealthy businessman/politician Col. Ashley Horne and his brother Hardy Horne, 1870-1960.
  • Clayton Centennial PhotographsClayton Centennial Photographs, color images from the town's 100th anniversary celebration in 1969.
  • Virginia Lee Satterfield CollectionVirginia Lee Satterfield Collection, an extensive collection of news clippings beginning in the 1880s, searchable by name or keyword. A sampling of family photographs from the 1930s and 40s is also included.