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Books about Vance County:
Please note: NCVance does not sell publications and is not affiliated with any of the following listings. These listings are provided as a courtesy to assist researchers. If you are aware of other publications of interest to Vance County researchers, contact me and l will add them to the listings
The Vance County Historical Society, has published, or carries, the following:
For more information about prices and ordering, write to:Vance County Heritage Book, 2011 ($70)
Vance County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1850, Henderson, NC 27536
Also, contact the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce and Interiors (a gift shop at 133 S. Garnett Street, 252-438-7166) as they also have sold these publications on behalf of the society.
available from the the Vance County Genealogical Society, P O Box 2055, Henderson, NC 27536; president is Judy Stainback, (252) 492-3051.
Upon These Steps, by David C. Reavis
Historical novel about two brothers in NC's 23rd Regiment of the Confederate Army, written by Vance County native David C. Reavis.
Arcadia's Black America Series includes the title, Vance County North Carolina, by Andre Vann; ISBN #073850663X. Originally published in 2000, Arcadia's catalogue reflects out of print status. Check libraries or used booksellers.
Ginger L. Christmas-Beattie publishes transcriptions of Warren County records. Note that a portion of Warren Co. became Vance Co. in 1881.
Visit the website for details.
Rebecca Leach Dozier has published two books which are excellent resources for Littleton in nearby Warren County. Note that a portion of Warren Co. became Vance in 1881.
Click on the link to email the author for details.
• Town Leaders, Littleton, North Carolina, 1790-1920
• Looking Back on Littleton
NC Office of Archives and History Historical Publications offers a variety of books and materials for NC research.
Tar River Connections Genealogical Society - publishes materials of use to NC researchers, especially eastern NC.
The North Carolina Genealogical Society has numerous publications useful for NC research.
Tip: Search the online card catalogue of the State Library of North Carolina; then check online used book sources for hard-to-find or out-of-print titles:
Abebooks.com - an online site for many used booksellers
Bookfinder.com (searches the inventory of several online used bookseller sites)