Blue Ridge Assembly Post Card Collection

Blue Ridge Post Office History and Timeline

Post Office Documents

 

Updated: 7/5/2019 (added local newspaper articles to the timeline)

 

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Source: The Digitized US Postal Bulletins and PL&Rs: http://www.uspostalbulletins.com

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

Postal Bulletin

(Note: Bulletins are only a few pages long. The entire Bulletin has been saved in the PDF link.)

 

Source: Hathi Trust Digital Library: https://www.hathitrust.org

United States Official Postal Guide

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

Directory of Post Offices

Post Offices by Counties

First-Class Post Offices with Named Stations and Branches

List of Post Offices by Classes with Salaries of Postmasters

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Salaries of Postmasters

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

(NOTE: The materials from the Hathi Trust site are large. Only the title page, first page of the section, and the pages mentioning Blue Ridge NC are included in the PDF link. The complete editions are available on the Hathi Trust site.)

 

Source: National Archives Catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/68575244

Reports of Site Locations

 

Source: newspaper archives

Asheville Citizen

Asheville Citizen Times

Asheville Gazette News

Greensboro Daily News

Index-Journal  (Greenwood, SC)

Key City News (Black Mountain, NC)

 

 

Blue Ridge, N.C. – Post Office:

ID numbers (first instance used):

77377 (9/13/1913), State 36 No 08480 (July 1951 Postal Guide), 36-08480 (4/22/1954)

Unit Number: 1577 (9/13/1913 only used in first Bulletin, appears in all Postal Guides/Directories)

STAR Service: 18565 (5/22/1917), 18474 (4/20/1920), 18269 (7/14/1926), 18276 (6/15/1928), 38276 (6/22/1928), 70269 (12/19/1932 – listed under Idaho, corrected 1/6/1933 to 18269) (some STAR Service numbers overlap years)

ZIP Code: 28711 (Black Mountain NC)

 

 

1906

(BRA History: Blue Ridge property purchased)

 

 

1912

(BRA History: first conference held at Blue Ridge)

 

 

1913

LocationReport-1913-May-05.pdf

Location of Proposed Post Office – Post Office Department

Describes the location of the Blue Ridge NC Post Office

May 5, 1913

Completed by: Ray H. Legate

 

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1913 – Third Series – Vol 6 No 1

(Blue Ridge NC Post Office does not appear in this Guide)

 

 

AshevilleCitizen-1913-08-02.pdf

Asheville Citizen

August 8, 1913

“Ray H Legate has been appointed fourth-class postmaster at the new office at Blue Ridge, Buncombe county”

 

 

dbpb-Vol34_Issue10229_19130913.pdf

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

September 13, 1913 – Vol XXXIV No 10229

POST OFFICES ESTABLISHED.

NORTH CAROLINA.

77377. Blue Ridge (1577t), Buncombe Co. Special from Black Mountain, 2 ½ ms. N; Swannanoa. 5 ms. W. (2501 West End Avenue, Nashville. Tenn.*).

[9 june

• Present address of postmaster,

t Unit number.

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

FOURTH CLASS.

Sept. 9, 1913.

*d Ray H. Legate, Blue Ridge, Buncombe Co., N C

• Not money-order

b Site changed,

c New postmaster.

d New office.

 

 

GreensboroDailyNews-1913-09-14.pdf

Greensboro Daily News

September 14, 1913

“A postoffice has been ordered established at Blue Ridge, Buncombe county”

(single line)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1913-Oct.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

October 1913 – Third Series – Vol 6 No 4

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to September 30, 1913

Page 16 – under North Carolina, Established:

77377 (radical sign) Blue Ridge, 1577.Buncombe

(radical sign, looks like a check mark = information not previously published)

 

 

1914

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1914-March.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

March 1914 – Third Series – Vol 6 No 9

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1913 to February 28, 1914

Page 24 under North Carolina, Established and Name Changed:

77377 Blue Ridge, 1577 Buncombe

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1914-May.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

May 1914 – Third Series – Vol 6 No 11

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1913 to April 30, 1914

Page 32 under North Carolina, Established and Name Changed:

77377 Blue Ridge, 1577 Buncombe

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1914-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1914 – Third Series Vol 7 No 1

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1914

Page 157 – Blue Ridge NC listed

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1914

Page 402 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge, Buncombe

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1914

Page 574 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1914

Page 652 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1911 – June 1, 1914

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1914

NA

 

 

1915

AshevilleGazetteNews-1915-07-15.pdf

Asheville Gazette News

July 15, 1915

“AM Watson Discharged by US Commissioner”

(AM Watson of Blue Ridge NC was charged with robbery of a store and post office at Blue Ridge October 2, 1914)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1915-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1915 – Third Series Vol 8 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1915

Page 268 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge 1577 Buncombe

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1915

Page 375 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1915

Page 571 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1915

Page 652 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 30, 1912 – June 15, 1915

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1915

NA

 

 

AshevilleGazette-1915-12-18.pdf

Asheville Gazette

December 18, 1915

“Uncle Sam’s List of Jobs Now Open” (List of civil service job opens. The list includes: “On January 8 an examination will be held at Asheville, as a result of which it is expected to make certification to fill a contemplated vacancy in the position of fourth class postmaster at Blue Ridge and other vacancies as they may occur at that office, unless it shall be decided in the interests of the service to fill the vacancy by reinstatement. The compensation of the postmaster at this office was $435 for the last fiscal year.”)

 

 

1916

dbpb-Vol37_Issue11061_19160605.pdf

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

June 5, 1916 – Vol XXXVII No 11061

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

FOURTH CLASS.

June 3, 1916

* James P. Parker, Blue Ridge, NC

* No money-order.

b Site changed.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1916-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1916 – Third Series – Vol 9 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1916

Page 299 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (star) 1577 Buncombe

(star=money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1916

Page 406 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1916

Page 598 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1916

Page 678 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 30, 1913 – June 15, 1916

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1916

NA

 

 

1917

dbpb-Vol38_Issue11352_19170521.pdf

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

May 21, 1917 – Vol XXXVIII No 11352

SPECIAL SERVICE DISCONTINUED.

NORTH CAROLINA.

Blue Ridge, Buncombe Co., from Black Mountain. From May 31, 1917.

[19 May

 

 

dbpb-Vol38_Issue11353_19170522.pdf

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

May 22, 1917 – Vol XXXVIII No 11353

STAR SERVICE ESTABLISHED.

From June 1, 1917, to June 30, 1920

NORTH CAROLINA.
18565.  Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. 3 ms. and back, 12 t a w., from June 1 to Aug. 31, each year. Contract awarded to Lonnie W. Morgan, of Black Mountain.

[19 may

STAR SERVICE SCHEDULES.

Effective May SI, 1917.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge

Lv B M daily ex Sun 8 a m and 4 p m

Ar B R by 8.15 a m and 4.15 p m

Lv B R daily ex Sun 10 a m and 4.45 p m

Ar B M by 10.15 a m and 5 p m

[10may .

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1917-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1917 – Third Series – Vol 10 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1917

Page 288 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (star) 1577 Buncombe

(star=money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1917

Page 392 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1917

Page 579 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1917

Page 657 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 30, 1914 – June 15, 1917

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1917

NA

 

 

1918

dbpb-Vol39_Issue11665_19180531.pdf

Daily Bulletin of Orders Affecting the Postal Service

May 31, 1918 – Vol XXXIX No 11665

STAR SERVICE CHANGED.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From June 10, 1918, increase service to 18 t a w.

[31 may

 

 

dbpb-Vol39_Issue11667_19180603.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 3, 1918 – Vol XXXIX No 11667

8TAR SERVICE SCHEDULES.

Effective June 10, 1918.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565.  Black Mountain to Blue Ridge

Lv B M daily ex Sun 8.30 a m, 11 a m and 4.45 p m

Ar B R by 8 45 a m, 11.15 a m and 5 p m

Lv BR daily ex Sun 9 a m, l p m and 5.10 p m
Ar BM by 9.15 a m, 1.15 p m and 5.25 p m

[31 may

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1918-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1918 – Third Series – Vol 11 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1918

Page 392 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (star) Buncombe 1577

(star=money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1918

Page 554 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1918

Page 710 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1918

Page 778 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 30, 1915 – June 15, 1918

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1918

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol39_Issue11746_19180905.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 5, 1918 – Vol XXXIX No 11746

STAR SERVICE ESTABLISHED.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From Sept. 1, 1918, extend period of service from June 1 to Sept 30, of each year

[30 aug

 

 

dbpb-Vol39_Issue11768_19181001.pdf

Postal Bulletin

October 1, 1918 – Vol XXXIX No 11768

STAR SERVICE CHANGED.

Effective Oct. 1, 1918.

NORTH CAROLINA.
18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. Extend period of service to be from June 1 to April 30, of each year; 12 round trips a week to be performed from Oct. l to April 30.

[21 sept

STAR SERVICE SCHEDULES

Effective Oct. 1, 1918.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge

June 1 to Sept 30

Lv B M daily ex Sun 8.30 a m, 11 a m 4.45 p m
Ar B R by 8.45 a m, 11.15 a m and 5 p m
Lv B R daily ex Sun 9 a m, 1 p m and 5.10 p m

Ar B M by 9.15 a m, 1.15 p m and 5.25 p m

Oct 1 to April 30

Lv B M daily ex Sun 8.30 a m and 4.45 p m

Ar B R by 8.45 a m and 5 p m

Lv B R daily ex Sun 9 a m and 5.10 p m

Ar B M by 9.15 a m and 5.25 p m

[21 sept

 

 

1919

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1919-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1919 – Third Series – Vol 12 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1919

Page 410 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1919

Page 568 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1919

Page 722 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1919

Page 791 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,000

(NOTE: this is the first Guide the salary is listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 30, 1916 – June 15, 1919

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1919

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol40_Issue12095_19191030.pdf

Postal Bulletin

October 30, 1919 – Vol XL No 12095

STAR SERVICE.

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From September 1, 1919, change service so as to require the performance of 18 round trips a week during the period from June 1 to August 31, each year; no service to be performed during the remainder of the year.

[27 October.

STAR SERVICE.

Schedules.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18565. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m.,11 a.m., and 4.45p.m.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m., 11.15 a. m., and 5 p .m .
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a. m., 1 p.m., and 5.10 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m., 1.15 p.m., and 5.25 p.m.
Effective September 1,1919.

[27 October.

 

 

1920

dbpb-Vol41_Issue12237_19200420.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 20, 1920 – Vol XLI No 12237

STAR SERVICE.

Established.

NORTH CAROLINA.
18474. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge, 3 miles and back, 18 times a week from June 1 to August 31 of each year. From July 1, 1920, to June 30, 1924.

[16 April.

 

 

dbpb-Vol41_Issue12239_19200422.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 22, 1920 – Vol XLI No 12239

STAR SERVICE.

Schedules.

NORTH CAROLINA.

18474. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:
Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m., 11.00 a.m., and 4.45 p.m.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 5 p.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m.,1 p.m., and 5.10 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m., 1.15 p.m., and 5.25 p.m.
Effective July 1, 1920.

[16 April.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1920-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1920 – Third Series Vol 13 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1920

Page 418 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – July 1, 1920

Page 577 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – July 1, 1920

Page 728 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1920

Page 796 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,500

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1917 – June 15, 1920

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1920

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol41_Issue12380_19201009.pdf

Postal Bulletin

October 9, 1920 – Vol XLI No 12380

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED.

Presidential.

October 4, 1920.

h Blue Ridge, N. C., James P. Parker.

* Not money order.

e New postmaster.

b Sites changed.

d New office.

h Reappointment.

 

 

1921

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1921-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1921 – Fourth Series Vol 1 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1921

Page 437 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1921

Page 612 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1921

Page 797 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – June 1, 1921

Page 880 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,500

Post Offices Discontinued – June 15, 1918 – June 15, 1921

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1921

NA

 

 

1922

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1922-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1922 – Fourth Series Vol 2 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 10, 1922

Page 465 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 10, 1922

Page 640 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 10, 1922

Page 825 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1922

Page 908 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,400

Post Offices Discontinued – June 15, 1919 – June 10, 1922

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 10 to July 1, 1922

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol43_Issue12952_19220831.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 31, 1922 – Volume XLII No 12952

STAR SERVICE.

Changed.

NORTH CAROLINA

18474. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge, 18 times a week from June 1 to August 31 of each year. Require contractor to perform service from September 1 to September 20, 1922, only.

[30 August.

 

 

1923

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1923-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1923 – Fourth Series Vol 3 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1923

Page 475 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1923

Page 650 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1923

Page 835 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1923

Page 918 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,500

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1920 – June 1, 1923

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1923

NA

 

 

1924

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1924-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1924 – Fourth Series Vol 4 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1924

Page 487 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1924

Page 662 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1924

Page 847 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1924

Page 932 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,400

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1921 – June 1, 1924

NA

Miscellaneous

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1924

NA

 

 

1925

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1925-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1925 – Fourth Series Vol 5 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1925

Page 509 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1925

Page 684 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1925

Page 869 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – June 1, 1925

Page 955 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,600

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1922 – June 1, 1925

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1925

NA

 

 

1926

(BRA History: Lee School for Boys forms, open during the winter months)

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1926-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1926 – Fourth Series Vol 6 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1926

Page 571 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1926

Page 746 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1926

Page 931 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1926

Page 1018 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,900

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1923 – June 1, 1926

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1926

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol47_Issue14129_19260714.pdf

Postal Bulletin

July 14, 1926 – Vol XLVII No 14129

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:
Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m.,11 a.m., and 4.45p.m.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a. m., 11.15 a.m., and 5 p.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m., 12.30 p.m. , and 5.1 0 p .m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m., 12.45 p. m., and 5.25 p. m.

Effective at once.

 

 

dbpb-Vol47_Issue14143_19260730.pdf

Postal Bulletin

July 30, 1926 – Vol XLVII No 14143

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a. m., 11 a. m., and 3.45 p. m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a. m., 11.15 a. m., and 4 p. m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m. , 12.30 p. m., and 4.15 p. m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m., 12.45 p. m., and 4.30 p. m.

Effective at once.

 

 

dbpb-Vol47_Issue14167_19260827.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 27, 1926 – Vol

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From September 1, 1926, increase service so as to be eighteen times a week from June 1 to August 31 of each year, and twelve times a week from September 1 to May31 of each year.

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to August 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m.,12.30 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m.,12.45 p.m., a n d 4.30 p.m.

September 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m., and 3.4 5 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a. m. and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a. m. and 4.30 p.m.

 

 

1927

AshevilleCitizen-1927-01-14.pdf

Asheville Citizen

January 14, 1927

Strong Protests on Post Office at Blue Ridge

(James Parker being removed/replaced as postmaster, no reason given in article. Senator Overman is involved.)

 

 

AshevilleCitizen-1927-01-22.pdf

Asheville Citizen

January 22, 1927

Blue Ridge Man To get Attention for Postmastership

(Article runs response from First Assistant Postmaster General to Senator Overman about James Parker. The article suggests Parker was not eligible because of an examination

 

 

dbpb-Vol48_Issue14375_19270504.pdf

Postal Bulletin

May 4, 1927 – Vol XLVIII No 14375

ACTING POSTMASTERS APPOINTED

Presidential

Blue Ridge, N. C., Charles E. Boone, April 30, 1927

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1927-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1927 – Fourth Series Vol 7 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1927

Page 671 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1927

Page 846 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1927

Page 1031 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – June 1, 1927

Page 1119 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,800

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1924 – June 1, 1927

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1927

NA

 

 

1928

dbpb-Vol49_Issue14651_19280330.pdf

Postal Bulletin

March 30, 1928 – Vol XLIX No 14651

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

Presidential

c Blue Ridge, N.C., Charles E. Boone

*Not money-order office.

c New postmaster.

d Establishment.

7 Reappointment.

* Postal savings depository.

2 First-class offices paying $3,700 or less, and all second-class offices.

 

dbpb-Vol49_Issue14716_19280615.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 15, 1928 – Vol XLIX No 14716

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to August 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 7.45 a.m., 11.45 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8 a.m., 12 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12.30 p. m., and 4.45 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 8.30 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 5 p.m.

September 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m. and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Effective June 18, 1928.

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

SOUTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to August 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 7.45 a.m., 11.45 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8 a.m., 12m., and 4 p.m. Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12.30 p.m., and 4.45 p. m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 8.30 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 5 p.m.

September 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a. m. and 3.4.5 p. m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Effective July 1, 1928

(NOTE: The second Black Mountain to Blue Ridge Schedule for 6/1-8/31 was listed under S.C.)

 

 

dbpb-Vol49_Issue14722_19280622.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 22, 1928 – Vol XLIX No 14722

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From July 1, 1928, increase frequency of service to eighteen times a week during period from September 1to May 31 of each year.

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

38276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:
Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.45 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9 a.m., 12.30 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.15 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Effective July 1, 1928.

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1928-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1928 – Fourth Series Vol 8 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1928

Page 702 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1928

Page 866 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1928

Page 1047 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – June 1, 1928

Page 1133 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,500

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1925 – June 1, 1928

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1928

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol49_Issue14781_19280831.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 31, 1928 – Vol XLIX No 14781

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 7.45 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12.30 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 8.30 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Effective September 1, 1928.

 

 

1929

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1929-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1929 – Fourth Series Vol 9 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1929

Page 724 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1929

Page 888 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1929

Page 1069 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1929

Page 1156 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,600

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1926 – June 1, 1929

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1929

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol50_Issue15090_19290907.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 7, 1929 – Vol L No 15090

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to August 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 7.45 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 4p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12.30 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 8.30 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

September 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m., 11.40 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a.m., 11.55 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m., 12.10 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a.m., 12.25 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Effective September 7,1929.

 

 

dbpb-Vol50_Issue15154_19291121.pdf

Postal Bulletin

November 21, 1929 – Vol L No 15154

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From December 1, 1929, reduce frequency of service to twelve times a week during period from September 1 to May 31 of each year.

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to August 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 7.45 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Effective November 22, 1929.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8 a.m., 11.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12.30 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 8.30 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

September 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a. m. and 4.30 p.m.
Effective December 1, 1929.

 

 

1930

dbpb-Vol51_Issue15324_19300616.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 16, 1930 – Vol LI No 15324

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18276. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to Aug. 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12 m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.45 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.45 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m.

Sept. 1 to May 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m., and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Effective June 16, 1930

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1930-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1930 – Fourth Series Vol 10 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1930

Page 786 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1930

Page 950 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices and Branch Post Offices – June 1, 1930

Page 1131 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1930

Page 1218 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,600

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1927 – June 1, 1930

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1930

NA

 

 

1931

(BRA History: Lee School for Boys ends)

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1931-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1931 – Fourth Series Vol 11 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1931

Page 815 – under North Carolina:

77377 (circle) Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(circle=postal savings depositories; dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1931

Page 979 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Office, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1931

Page 1159 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1931

Page 1245 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,500

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1928 – June 1, 1931

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1931

NA

 

 

1932

AshevilleCitizen-1932-02-05.pdf

Asheville Citizen

February 5, 1932

“Blue Ridge Post Master Is Sought for Shortage”

(Charles E Boone abandons post and is wanted on $3000 embezzlement.)

 

AshevilleCitizen-1932-02-06.pdf

Asheville Citizen

February 6, 1932

“No Trace Found of Postmaster, Capital Officials Try To Determine Shortage at Blue Ridge”

(Charles E Boone still missing. Maggie C Allison named temporary postmaster – named as Mrs. William Allison in article)

 

dbpb-Vol53_Issue15840_19320226.pdf

Postal Bulletin

February 26, 1932 – Vol LIII No 15840

ACTING POSTMASTERS APPOINTED

Presidential

s Blue Ridge, N .C, Maggie C. Allison. Feb. 2, 1932

* Postal-savings depository.

 

AshevilleCitizen-1932-04-05.pdf

Asheville Citizen

April 5, 1932

“Record Number To Take Tests, 25 Persons Seeking To Become Postmaster at Blue Ridge”

 

AshevilleCitizen-1932-05-21.pdf

Asheville Citizen

May 21, 1932

“Boone is given 3-year sentence”

(Charles E Boone is sentenced to three years after pleading guilty)

 

dbpb-Vol53_Issue15928_19320609.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 9, 1932 – Vol LIII No 15928

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From July 1, 1932, reduce frequency of service so as to be eighteen times a week from June 1 to Aug. 31, twelve times a week during May and September, and six times a week from Oct. 1 to Apr. 30 of each year, deduct $129.11 per annum from pay of contractor and allow him as extra pay one-twelfth of the sum deducted.

STAR-ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

June 1 to Aug. 31

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:
Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12m., and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.45 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.45 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m.

May and September

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a. m., and 3.45 p. m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m., and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Oct. 1 to Apr. 30

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a. m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a.m.

Effective July 1, 1932.

 

 

dbpb-Vol53_Issue15945_19320629.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 29, 1932 – Vol LIII No 15945

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

Change in Class of Post Office

The third-class post office at Blue Ridge, N.C. will be relegated to the fourth class effective July 1, 1932.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1932-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1931 – Fourth Series Vol 12 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1932

Page 837 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1932

Page 1001 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1932

Page 1182 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1932

Page1268 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1929 – June 1, 1932

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1932

NA

 

AshevilleCitizenTimes-1932-09-11.pdf

Asheville Citizen Times

September 11, 1932

“New Postmaster for Blue Ridge To Be Selected”

(description of the process and timeline to fill the postmaster vacancy after Charles E Boone)

 

dbpb-Vol53_Issue16006_19320926.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 26, 1932 – Vol LII No 16006

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices to Close

Blue Ridge, Buncombe County, N. C. Effective Sept. 30, 1932. Mail to Black Mountain. This office hereafter to be known as a summer office and not an all-year-round office.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1932-Oct.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

October 1932 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 4

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to September 30, 1932

Page 34 under North Carolina, Corrections

(radical sign) Blue Ridge, add S symbol

(radical sign=information not previously published; S=Summer office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1932-Dec.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

December 1932 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 6

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to November 30, 1932

Page 35 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol

(S=Summer office)

 

 

dbpb-Vol53_Issue16065_19321219.pdf

Postal Bulletin

December 19, 1932 – Vol LIII No 16065

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

IDAHO
70269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From Oct. 1, 1932, reduce frequency of service so as to be 18 times a week from June 1 to Aug. 31, and 12 times a week during May and September of each year; deduct $129.11 per annum from pay of contractor and allow him as extra pay one-twelfth of the sum deducted.

(NOTE: Above was listed under Idaho)

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to Aug. 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 8.15 a.m., 12 p.m., and 4.15 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8.30 a.m., 12.15 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8.45 a.m., 12.45 p.m., and 4.45 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m.

May and September

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 3.45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9.15 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9.30 a.m. and 4.15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9.45 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.
Effective at once.

 

 

1933

(BRA History: Blue Ridge re-organizes.)

(BRA History: Black Mountain College starts.)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-Jan.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

January 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 7

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to December 31, 1932

Page 24 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16077_19330106.pdf

Postal Bulletin

January 6, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16077

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Change-Corrected

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. Order of Dec. 15, 1932 (Bul. 16065), reducing frequency of service, effective Oc. 1, 1932, is corrected so as to state number of this route as 18269 instead of 70269, and designate the State as North Carolina instead of Idaho.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-Feb.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

February 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 8

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to January 31, 1933

Page 32 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16098_19330206.pdf

Postal Bulletin

February 6, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16098

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

Fourth Class

Feb. 3, 1933

rc Blue Ridge, N.C, Mrs. Maggie C. Allison.

b Site changed.
c New postmaster.

h Reappointment.
r Relegated to fourth class.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-March.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

March 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 9

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1932 to February 29, 1933

Page 41 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-April.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

April 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 10

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1932 to March 31, 1933

Page 36 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16155_19330427.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 27, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16155

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office to Open

Blue Ridge, Buncombe County, N.C.

Effective May 15, 1933.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-May.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

May 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 11

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1932 to April 30, 1933

Page 42 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-June.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

June 1933 – Fourth Series – Vol 12 No 12

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1, 1932 to May 31, 1933

Page 54 under North Carolina, Corrections

Blue Ridge, add S symbol. S. list.

(S=Summer office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1933-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1933 – Fourth Series Vol 13 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1933

Page 821 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (S and dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(S=summer office; dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1933

Page 985 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1933

Page 1164 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge,

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1933

Page 1246 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued – June 1, 1930 – June 1, 1933

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16246_19330906.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 6, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16246

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office Made Year-Round Office

Blue Ridge, Buncome County, N.C. This office will hereafter be known as a year-round office.

Effective Sept. 15, 1933.

(NOTE: Buncombe was misspelled in the bulletin.)

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16259_19330925.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 25, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16259

STAR ROUTE SERVICE

Changed

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge. From Oct. 1, 1933, increase frequency of service so as to be 18 times a week from June 1 to Aug. 31; 12 times a week during May and September, and 6 times a week from Oct. 1 to Apr. 30 of each year; allow contractor $129.11 per annum additional pay.

 

 

dbpb-Vol54_Issue16260_19330926.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 26, 1933 – Vol LIV No 16260

STAR ROUTE SERVCIE

Schedules

NORTH CAROLINA

18269. Black Mountain to Blue Ridge:

June 1 to Aug. 31

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday, 8:15 a.m., 12 a.m., and 4:15 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 8:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 8:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 4:45 p.m.

Arrive Black Mountain by 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m.

May and September

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday 9 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday 9:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Oct. 1 to Apr. 30

Leave Black Mountain daily except Sunday, 9 a.m.

Arrive Blue Ridge by 9:15 a.m.
Leave Blue Ridge daily except Sunday, 9:30 a.m.
Arrive Black Mountain by 9:45 a.m.

Effective Oct. 1, 1933.

 

 

1934

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1934-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1934 – Fourth Series Vol 14 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1934

Page 824 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order offices)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1934

Page 985 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1934

Page 1177 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P9

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1934

Page 1268 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Name Changes – June 1, 1931 – June 1, 1934

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

Latest Changes in Post Offices – June 1 to July 1, 1934

NA

 

 

1935

dbpb-Vol56_Issue16646_19350404.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 4, 1935 – Vol LVI No 16646

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

CHANGES AFFECTING MONEY-ORDER BUSINESS ONLY

International Business—Discontinued

NORTH CAROLINA

Blue Ridge,

effective Mar. 30, 1935.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1935-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1935 – Fourth Series Vol 15 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1935

Page 844 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge, Buncombe 1577

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1935

Page 1005 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1935

Page 1196 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P10

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1935

Page 1287 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1932 – June 1, 1935

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

1936

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1936-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1936 – Fourth Series Vol 16 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1936

Page 770 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge, Buncombe 1577

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1936

Page 931 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1936

Page 1121 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P18

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1936

Page 1213 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1933 – June 1, 1936

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

1937

(BRA History: Black Mountain College moves to another location.)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1937-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1937 – Fifth Series Vol 1 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1937

Page 450 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge, Buncombe 1577

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1937

Page 611 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1937

Page 801 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P15

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1937

Page 893 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1934 – June 1, 1937

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

1938

dbpb-Vol59_Issue17465_19380621.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 21, 1938 – Vol LIX No 17465

POST-OFFICE CHANGES

Changes in class of post offices resulting from the annual readjustment of postmasters salaries, effective July 1, 1938

Fourth Class Post Offices Advanced to the Presidential Grade July 1, 1938 (326)

Blue Ridge..... North Carolina

 

 

dbpb-Vol59_Issue17466_19380622.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 22, 1938 – Vol LIX No 17466

POST-OFFCE CHANGES

CHANGES AFFECTING MONEY-ORDER BUSINESS ONLY

International Established—Effective July 1, 1938

North Carolina.

Blue Ridge.

 

(Note: United States Official Postal Guide – 23 Monthly Supplements were issued from August 1937 to June 1939. These were numbered “fifth series, volume 1, numbers 2-23”. Fifth Series, Volume 1, number 1 was July 1937.)

 

 

1939

dbpb-Vol60_Issue17712_19390613.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 13, 1939 – Vol LX No 17712

CHANGES IN CLASS OF POST OFFICES RESULTING FROM THE ANNUAL READJUSTMENT OF POSTMASTERS' SALARIES, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1939

Third Class to Fourth Class (114)

Blue Ridge, N.C.

 

 

dbpb-Vol60_Issue17722_19390627.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 27, 1939 – Vol LX No 17722

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

Presidential

3c Blue Ridge, N.C., Bascombe N. Allen. May 23,1939.

b Site changed.
c New postmaster.
h Reappointment.
s Postal-savings depository.
# Service postmaster.
2 First-class offices paying $3,700 or less and all second-class offices.

3 Third-class offices.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1939-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1939 – Fifth Series Vol 2 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1939

Page 466 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge, Buncombe 1577

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1939

Page 627 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1939

Page 816 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P15

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1939

Page 908 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1935 – June 1, 1939

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

dbpb-Vol60_Issue17759_19390821.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 21, 1939 – Vol LX No 17759

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

Fourth Class

Aug. 17, 1939

rh Blue Ridge, N.C, Bascombe N. Allen.

c New postmaster.

d Establishment,

h Reappointment.

r Relegated to fourth-class,
s Postal Savings Depositary.
2 First-class offices paying $3,700 or less and all second-class offices.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1939-Dec.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

December 1939 – Fifth Series – Vol 2 No 6

Latest Changes in Post Offices – August 1 to November 30, 1939

Page 25 under North Carolina, Corrections

Insert (dagger sign) after the following offices, S. list: …. Blue Ridge…..

(dagger sign=International money-order office)

 

 

1940

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1940-Jan.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

January 1940 – Fifth Series – Vol 2 No 7

Latest Changes in Post Offices – Since publication of the 1939 Official Postal Guide

Page 20 under North Carolina, Corrections

Insert (dagger sign) after the following offices, S. list: …. Blue Ridge…..

(dagger sign=International money-order office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1940-Feb.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

February 1940 – Fifth Series – Vol 2 No 8

Latest Changes in Post Offices – Since publication of the 1939 Official Postal Guide

Page 25 under North Carolina, Corrections

Insert (dagger sign) after the following offices, S. list: …. Blue Ridge…..

(dagger sign=International money-order office)

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1940-April.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

April 1940 – Fifth Series – Vol 2 No 10

Latest Changes in Post Offices – Since publication of the 1939 Official Postal Guide

Page 32 under North Carolina, Corrections

Insert (dagger sign) after the following offices, S. list: …. Blue Ridge…..

(dagger sign=International money-order office)

 

 

dbpb-Vol61_Issue17966_19400613.pdf

Postal Bulletin

June 13, 1940 – Vol LXI No 17966

CHANGES IN CLASS OF POST OFFICES RESULTING FROM THE ANNUAL READJUSTMENT OF POSTMASTERS SALARIES, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1940

Fourth Class to Third Class (215)

Blue Ridge, N.C.

 

 

(Note: United States Official Postal Guide – 23 Monthly Supplements were issued from August 1939 to June 1941. These were numbered “fifth series, volume 2, numbers 2-23”. Fifth Series, Volume 2, number 1 was July 1939.)

 

 

dbpb-Vol61_Issue18076_19401119.pdf

Postal Bulletin

November 19, 1940 – Vol LXI No 18076

POSTMASTERS COMMISSIONED

Presidential

Oct 14, 1940

3h Blue Ridge, N.C., Bascombe N. Alien.

d Establishment.
h Reappointment.
o Postal-savings depository.

3 Third-class offices.

 

 

1941

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1941-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1941 – Fifth Series Vol 3 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1941

Page 479 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 1, 1941

Page 639 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 1, 1941

Page 828 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P29

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1941

Page 921 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,300

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1937 – June 1, 1941

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

LocationReport-1941-Oct-13.pdf

Location Report – Post Office Department

Describes the location of the Blue Ridge NC Post Office

October 13, 1941

Completed by: Bascombe N Allen

 

 

1942

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-1942-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide

July 1942 – Fifth Series – Vol 3 No 13

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1942

Page 130 under North Carolina

Blue Ridge, Class 3, Salary $1,100

 

 

(Note: United States Official Postal Guide – 23 Monthly Supplements were issued from August 1941 to June 1943. These were numbered “fifth series, volume 3, numbers 2-23”. Fifth Series, Volume 3, number 1 was July 1941.)

 

 

KeyCityNews-1942-08-07.pdf

Key City News (Black Mountain, NC)

August 7, 1942

“News from Blue Ridge” – line at the end of the article “From Mrs. B. Allen and Mrs. F Harris who are in charge of the post office at Blue Ridge….”

(note: In 1942,  Bascombe N Allen is listed as the postmaster. No information on Harris.)

 

 

1943

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1943-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1943 – Fifth Series Vol 4 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 15, 1943

Page 493 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 15, 1943

Page 653 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 15, 1943

Page 840 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge

Post Offices of the First, Second, and Third Classes with Salaries of Postmasters – July 1, 1943

Page 937 – under North Carolina:

(Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1939 – June 15, 1943

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

1944

(BRA History: Blue Ridge re-organizes.)

 

(Note: United States Official Postal Guide – Monthly Supplements were issued until June 1944. Starting in July 1944, the supplements were issued quarterly. These were numbered “fifth series, volume 4, numbers 2-16. Fifth Series, volume 4, number 1 was July 1943.)

 

 

1945

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1945-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1945 – Sixth Series Vol 1 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 30, 1945

Page 344 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 30, 1945

Page 493 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 30, 1945

Page 682 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

Blue Ridge P2

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 1, 1941 – June 30, 1945

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

ListOfPostOfficesByClass-1945-July.pdf

List of Post Offices by Class with Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1945

Page 104 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 4, Salary $1,068

 

 

dbpb-Vol66_Issue18846_19450803.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 3, 1945 – Vol LXVI No 18846

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Year-Round Office Made Summer Office

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Year-round office made summer office effective Aug. 1, 1945. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1946

dbpb-Vol67_Issue18923_19460507.pdf

Postal Bulletin

May 7, 1946 – Vol LXVII No 18923

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 15, 1946.

 

 

(Note: United States Official Postal Guide – Quarterly Supplements were issued between the July 1945 and July 1947 updates. These were numbered “sixth series, volume 1, numbers 2-8. Sixth Series, volume 1, number 1 was July 1945.)

 

 

ListOfPostOfficesByClass-1946-July.pdf

List of Post Offices by Class with Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1946

Page 104 – under North Carolina:

Blue Ridge, Class 4, Salary $1,080

 

 

AshevilleCitizen-1946-08-28.pdf

Asheville Citizen

August 28, 1946

“Auto Injuries are fatal to B. Allen, 50”

(Bascombe Allen, Blue Ridge postmaster, killed after being hit by a truck)

 

 

dbpb-Vol67_Issue18963_19460917.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 17, 1946 – Vol LXVII No 18963

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 30, 1946. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1947

(Note: No “Postal Bulletin” announcement naming Frannie L Allen as Blue Ridge NC Postmaster found.)

 

dbpb-Vol68_Issue19027_19470501.pdf

Postal Bulletin

May 1, 1947 – Vol LXVIII No 19027

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 15, 1947.

 

 

dbpb-Vol68_Issue19031_19470515.pdf

Postal Bulletin

May 15, 1947 – Vol LXVIII No 19031

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

Modification

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Order opening this summer office effective May 15, 1947, is modified to show effective June 1, 1947.

 

 

dbpb-Vol68_Issue19033_19470522.pdf

Postal Bulletin

May 22, 1947 – Vol LXVIII No 19033

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

Modification

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Order opening this office effective June 1, 1947, is again modified to show effective May 26, 1947.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1947-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1947 – Sixth Series Vol 2 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 30, 1947

Page 330 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger and S symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office, S=summer office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – June 30, 1947

Page 461 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – June 30, 1947

Page 653 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

(S sign) Blue Ridge

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 15, 1943 – June 30, 1947

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1947-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1947

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1946, Salaries Effective July 1, 1947

Page 212 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $913  Class: 4  Salary: $1,382.40

 

 

dbpb-Vol68_Issue19065_19470911.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 11, 1947 – Vol LXVIII No 19065

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1947. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1948

dbpb-Vol69_Issue19125_19480422.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 22, 1948 – Vol LXIX No 19125

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1948.

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1948-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1948

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1947, Salaries Effective July 1, 1948

Page 211 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $612  Class: 4  Salary: $1,350

 

 

dbpb-Vol69_Issue19168_19480921.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 21, 1948 – Vol LXIX No 19168

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1948. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1949

IndexJournal-1949-01-07.pdf

The Index-Journal (Greenwood SC)

January 7, 1949

“Greenwood may get service from new highway postoffice”

(article mentions: “A highway postoffice was established a short time ago between Asheville and Blue Ridge NC…”)

NOTE: an article in a different newspapers lists the service between Asheville and Blue Ridge GA (not NC).

 

 

dbpb-Vol70_Issue19227_19490428.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 28, 1949 – Vol LXX No 19227

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1949.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1949-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1949 – Sixth Series Vol 3 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – July 1, 1949

Page 327 – under North Carolina:

77377 Blue Ridge (dagger and S symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office, S=summer office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – July 1, 1949

Page 459 – Blue Ridge NC listed

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – July 1, 1949

Page 661 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

(S sign) Blue Ridge

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 30, 1945 – July 1, 1949

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1949-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1949

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1948, Salaries Effective July 1, 1949

Page 209 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $666  Class: 4  Salary: $1,350

 

 

dbpb-Vol70_Issue19261_19490825.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 25, 1949 – Vol LXX No 19261

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1949. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1950

dbpb-Vol71_Issue19330_19500427.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 27, 1950 – Vol LXXI No 19330

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1950.

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1950-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1950

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1949, Salaries (dagger sign) Effective July 1, 1950

Page 212 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $787  Class: 4  Salary: $1,549.80

 

 

dbpb-Vol71_Issue19362_19500824.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 24, 1950 – Vol LXXI No 19362

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1950. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1951

dbpb-Vol72_Issue19432_19510503.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 27, 1951 – Vol LXXII No 19432

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1951.

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1951-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1951 – Sixth Series Vol 4 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – July 1, 1951

Page 350 – under North Carolina (36):

08480 Blue Ridge (dagger and S symbol), Buncombe 1577

(dagger symbol=International money order office, S=summer office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – July 1, 1951

Page 491 – Blue Ridge NC listed (no number)

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – July 1, 1951

Page 683 – under North Carolina, (CM) Buncombe (W):

(S sign) Blue Ridge

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 30, 1947 – July 1, 1951

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1951-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1951

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1950, Salaries Effective July 1, 1951

Page 197 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $687  Class: 4  Salary: $1,417.50

 

 

dbpb-Vol72_Issue19464_19510823.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 23, 1951 – Vol LXXII No 19464

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1951. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

dbpb-Vol72_Issue19469_19510911.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 11, 1951 – Vol LXXII No 19469

POST OFFICE STATIONS

MONEY ORDER SERVICE

International Business Only Will Be Discontinued at the following offices, Effective Sept. 30, 1951.

Blue Ridge, N.C.

 

 

1952

dbpb-Vol73_Issue19531_19520424.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 24, 1952 – Vol LXXIII No 19531

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1952.

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1952-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1952

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1951, Salaries Effective July 1, 1952

Page 212 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $600  Class: 4  Salary: $1,762.56

 

 

dbpb-Vol73_Issue19565_19520821.pdf

Postal Bulletin

August 21, 1952 – Vol LXXIII No 19565

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1952. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1953

dbpb-Vol74_Issue19631_19530428.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 28, 1953 – Vol LXXIV No 19631

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Office—Opened

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1953

 

 

UnitedStatesOfficialPostalGuide-Part1-1953-July.pdf

United States Official Postal Guide – Part 1

July 1951 – Sixth Series Vol 5 No 1

State List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations – July 1, 1953

Page 351 – under North Carolina (36):

08480 Blue Ridge (S symbol), Buncombe 1577

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – July 1, 1953

Page 493 – Blue Ridge NC listed (no number)

County List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – July 1, 1953

Page 679 – under North Carolina, (CM) Buncombe (W):

(S sign) Blue Ridge P77

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June 30, 1949 – July 1, 1953

NA

Miscellaneous Lists

NA

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1953-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1953

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1952, Salaries Effective July 1, 1953

Page 193 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $1,098  Class: 4  Salary: $2,336.04

 

 

dbpb-Vol74_Issue19667_19530901.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 1, 1953 – Vol LXXIV No 19667

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

77377. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 15, 1953. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1954

dbpb-Vol75_Issue19734_19540422.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 22, 1954 – Vol. LXXV No 19734

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Discontinued—Fourth Class

NORTH CAROLINA

36-08480. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County.

Effective May 16, 1954.

 

 

ReceiptsClasses-1954-July.pdf

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices with Basic Salaries of Postmasters

July 1, 1952

Receipts and Classes of Post Offices and Salaries of Postmasters – Receipts for Calendar Year 1953, Salaries Effective July 1, 1954

Page 212 -

Office: Blue Ridge  Receipts: $919  Class: 4  Salary: $2,177.00

 

 

dbpb-Vol75_Issue19777_19540916.pdf

Postal Bulletin

September 16, 1954 – Vol LXXV No 19777

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Summer Post Offices—Closed

NORTH CAROLINA

36-08480. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Sept. 16, 1954. Mail to Black Mountain.

 

 

1955

dbpb-Vol76_Issue19837_19550426.pdf

Postal Bulletin

April 26, 1955 – Vol LXXVI No 19837

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Discontinued—Fourth Class

NORTH CAROLINA

36-08480. Blue Ridge, Buncombe County. Effective Apr. 30, 1955. Mail to Black Mountain

POST OFFICES BRANCHES

Established

NORTH CAROLINA
Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (rural). Buncombe County,

effective May 16, 1955

 

 

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1955-May.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

May 1955 (no date on cover, date from Post Offices Discontinued page and very last page) (no page numbers)

List Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page ___ – under North Carolina (36):

08480 Blue Ridge (S symbol), Buncombe 1577

(S=summer office)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – as of May 2, 1955

Page ___ - under North Carolina:

Office: Blue Ridge…Sta.  Supplied from: Black Mountain

 

 

Post Offices by Counties

June 1955

(Blue Ridge NC Post Office does not appear in this publication)

 

 

1956

dbpb-Vol77_Issue19925_19560306.pdf

Postal Bulletin

March 6, 1956 – Vol LXXVII No 19925

POST OFFICE CHANGES

Change in Period of Operations

NORTH CAROLINA

Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (rural), Buncombe County, which operates during the period of May 15 through Sept. 15 is changed to operate during the period of June 1 through Aug. 31.

 

 

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1956-Oct.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

October 1956 (no date on cover, date from Preface page, different dates used on the bottom of each section) (no page numbers)

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations (Directory of Post Offices TL-5, 10-1-56 on bottom of page)

Page ___ – North Carolina, North Carolina State Sheet – Establishments, Name Changes, and Post Offices Discontinued (2 year period prior to April 1, 1957) (Directory of Post Offices TL-8, 4-1-57 on bottom of page), under Post Offices Discontinued:

Office: Blue Ridge  Supplied from: Black Mountain

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations – January 1, 1957 (Directory of Post Offices TL-7 1-1-57 on bottom of page)

Page ___ - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

 (Note: No “Postal Bulletin” announcements found for Blue Ridge NC after 1956. No “Postal Bulletin” announcement of closing of the Blue Ridge NC Post Office Rural Station in 1974.)

 

 

1957

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1957-Sept.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

September 1957

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 275 – Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

Page 276 – no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 457 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

Post Offices by States and Counties

Page 693 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

NA (Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – September 1, 1955 to August 31, 1957

Page 779 – under North Carolina:

NA (Blue Ridge not listed)

 

 

1958

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1958-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1958

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 277 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 459 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

Post Offices by States and Counties

Page 695 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

NA (Blue Ridge not listed)

Post Offices Discontinued and Names Changed – June1, 1956 – June 30, 1958

Page 781 – under North Carolina:

NA (Blue Ridge not listed)

 

 

FirstClassPostOffices-1958-July

First Class Post Offices with Named Stations and Branches

July 1, 1958

Page 66 – under Black Mountain:

Blue Ridge (S symbol) Sta. Black Mountain … 1577

 

 

1959

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1959-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1959

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 277 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 459 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

FirstClassPostOffices-1959-July

First Class Post Offices with Named Stations and Branches

July 1, 1959

Page 69 – under Black Mountain:

Blue Ridge (S symbol) Sta. Black Mountain … 1577

 

 

1960

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1960-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1960

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 283 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 463 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

FirstClassPostOffices-1960-July

First Class Post Offices with Named Stations and Branches

July 1, 1960

Page 72 – under Black Mountain:

Blue Ridge (S symbol) Sta. Black Mountain … 1577

 

 

1961

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1961-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1961

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 2877 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 475 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

FirstClassPostOffices-1961-July

First Class Post Offices with Named Stations and Branches

July 1, 1961

Page 75 – under Black Mountain:

Blue Ridge (S symbol) Sta. Black Mountain … 1577

 

 

 

1962

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1962-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1962

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 291 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 484 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1963

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1963-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1963

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 177 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 350 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

Post Offices by States and Counties

Page 497 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

NA

Named Stations and Branches Discontinued and Names Changed – January 1 to June 30, 1963

NA

 

 

1964

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1964-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1964

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 177 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 350 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

Post Offices by States and Counties

Page 493 – under North Carolina, Buncombe (W):

NA

 

 

1965

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1965-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1965

State List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Stations

Page 175 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 280 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1966

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1966-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1966

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 171 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge (S symbol) (R).

no number (Blue Ridge S symbol, R. Sta. Black Mountain) 1577   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(S=summer office)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 276 - Blue Ridge (Br. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1967

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1967-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1967

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 131 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 214 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1968

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1968-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1968

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 129 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 214 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1969

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1969-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1969

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 129 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 212 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1970

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1970-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1970

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 129 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 212 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1971

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1971-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1971

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 129 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 212 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1972

x

 

 

1973

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1973-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1973

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 127 –

Under Black Mountain: Blue Ridge RB

Blue Ridge RB, Black Mountain) 28711   (listed under Blue Ridge)

(RB=Rural Branch)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 210 - Blue Ridge (B. Black Mountain), NC listed (listed under Blue Ridge, not Black Mountain)

 

 

1974

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1974-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1974

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 93 – (Blue Ridge no longer listed under Black Mountain or by itself)

Alphabetical List  Post Offices, Branch Post Offices, and Named Stations

Page 157 – (Blue Ridge no longer listed)

Names of Discontinued Postal Unties – July 1, 1971 to July 1, 1974

Page 270 – Under North Carolina:

ZIP Code: 28711  Name Discontinued: Blue Ridge   Class or Type: RB   Attached To: Black Mountain   Mail To: Black Mountain  ZIP Code: 28711

 

 

1975

DirectoryOfPostOffices-1975-July.pdf

Directory of Post Offices

July 1975

State List  Post Offices, Stations, and Branches

Page 94 – (Blue Ridge no longer listed under Black Mountain or by itself)

Names of Discontinued Postal Unties – July 1, 1971 to July 1, 1974 (date typo in the Directory)

Page 389 – Under North Carolina:

ZIP Code: 28711  Name Discontinued: Blue Ridge   Class or Type: RB   Attached To: Black Mountain   Mail To: Black Mountain  ZIP Code: 28711

 

 

1976

Directory of Post Offices

July 1976

(Blue Ridge NC Post Office does not appear in this Directory)