Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

New ECU exhibit

Contributed by Marlena Barber Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University recently installed an exhibit:  “The Spanish Influenza is Here”:  Memories of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Eastern North Carolina. The new display explores the lethal influenza virus strain … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Mooresville Public Library

Contributed by Andy Poore The Mooresville Public Library has scheduled a month-long program series entitled “Behind the Curtain: Secrets of the Archives” exploring ways to conduct genealogical research through online resources, government departments, and other resources.  The programs will be … Continue reading

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Arrr-chivesSpace Migration

This marks the beginning of a recurring series that we’ll be hosting here on the SNCA blog. Kelly Smith, the Access Archivist at ECU, is the Project Manager of the ArchivesSpace Migration at East Carolina University.  She has graciously agreed … Continue reading

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Meet your Education Committee Chair: Stephanie Bennett

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? Several! Before taking my current (permanent) position as Collections Archivist at Wake Forest University, I had two project jobs: one on a one-year project at Boston College processing collections from the … Continue reading

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Meet your 2nd Member At Large: Erin Gallagher

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I have recently graduated from the Information Science Program at UNC Chapel Hill, so my job experiences have been internships. In my first position, as a Research Assistant at UNC Chapel … Continue reading

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Oteen Diaries shed light on a Patient’s Stay

Contributed by Sarah Downing A new acquisition at the Western Regional Archives (WRA) provides poignant insight into the life of a young patient at the Oteen Veteran’s Hospital near Asheville during the 1920s. The William Conway Morris Oteen Diaries were … Continue reading

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Archival voids: Early attendees of NC A&T State

James Stewart, the Archives and Special Collections Librarian at North Carolina A&T State University, has provided a great suggestion for a recurring series on our blog.  As you’ll read below, his institution has been seeking out information about some of … Continue reading

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Meet your Archives Month Chair: Colin Reeve

Today I begin a new series of posts that will allow us to get to know our Executive Board leadership.  I’ve asked each Board member to answer a few questions and provide a photo.  Our first contestant is Colin Reeve, … Continue reading

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Tileston School in Wilmington

Contributed by Travis Souther The North Carolina Room at the New Hanover County Public Library has some important items in its collection that document the history of education in Wilmington.  Education was always an important aspect in the life of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Exhibit at ECU’s Joyner Library

Contributed by Sarah McLusky Female Abolitionists: Leading the Way is an exhibit of abolitionist pamphlets, novels, and slave narratives. It was curated by Ralph Scott, Curator of Rare Books and Maps, and will be on view from July 9 through … Continue reading

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