gray_library_aOld Salem Museums & Gardens’ Anne P. and Thomas A. Gray Library houses materials on southern decorative arts and material culture, the social history of the antebellum South, and Moravian history. The library contains over 20,000 cataloged volumes, including books, periodicals, rare books and manuscripts, and microforms. Of particular note is The Thomas A. Gray Rare Book Collection, including rare books and manuscripts dating from 1590 to 1865, that focuses on early North Carolina material, as well as Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia. Click here to learn more about the Gray Rare Book Collection.


Anne P. and Thomas A. Gray Library and MESDA Research Center
Frank L. Horton Museum Center
924 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Tuesday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


In order to serve patrons better, the library staff strongly suggests appointments. To make an appointment, please contact the Librarian ( or 336-721-7365).

Gray Library Catalog

The library’s catalog can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Click here to search the Gray Library Catalog