Monthly Archives: December 2016

Looking back at 2016

“To fill the hour –,” wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson, “that is happiness.” Well the nineteenth-century transcendental poet and essayist would be brimming with joy if he visited the Western Regional Archives in 2016 to see how our hours were filled. … Continue reading

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A Touch More Grace

If you’ve been to the Biltmore Estate or at least seen a photo of the sprawling home of George W. Vanderbilt II, you get a sense of the grace and style of the property. The grounds are well-laid-out and their … Continue reading

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