Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

New Collection Highlights Asheville Architect and Silversmith

Contributed by Sarah Downing The Western Regional Archives recently acquired an important collection of personal papers and business records of William Waldo Dodge Jr. (1895–1971), an architect and silversmith of note who began his career in Asheville in the late … Continue reading

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New accessions to East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter #1342 Benjamin W. Daniels and Mabel A. Grant Daniels Papers Included are a copy of the Daniels-Murphrey Family History compiled and edited by Eleanor Daniels Casey in 1993, a photograph of the USS Nebraska that Benjamin … Continue reading

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Lecture series at East Carolina University’s Laupus Health Sciences Library

Contributed by Marlena Rose The Laupus Health Sciences Library will be hosting Medical History Interest Group lectures this fall as part of the Ruth and John Moskop Lecture Series. All of these lectures will be hosted on Mondays, beginning at … Continue reading

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The Mayflower, A Ship of Destiny

Contributed by Travis Souther When the ship name Mayflower comes to mind, many will undoubtedly first think of the vessel which carried the Pilgrims across the Atlantic to land at Plymouth Rock.  Though not the ship of 1620 fame, the … Continue reading

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New Student Success Librarian at UNC Greensboro

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish University Libraries recently welcomed Melody Rood as the new student success librarian in Jackson Library. In her role, Rood will be working closely with student success initiatives across campus as a point person for collaboration, instruction, … Continue reading

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Gerald Holmes Receives the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from the UNC School of Information and Library Science

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Gerald Holmes, associate professor and diversity coordinator at UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries, has received the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from the UNC Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS). The award recognizes Holmes’ work … Continue reading

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Shipshape

Contributed by Kelly Spring [This is the 5th in a series — see also the 1st and 2nd and 3rd and 4th installments about ECU’s migration to ArchivesSpace.] Pirates aren’t normally known for their housekeeping skills. Cataloging pirates, however, are … Continue reading

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Laupus Library hosts Charlotte Perkins Gilman exhibit

Contributed  by Marlena Barber Laupus Library at East Carolina University is hosting the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit “The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and ‘The Yellow Wall-paper’” in the Evelyn Fike Laupus gallery on the fourth floor … Continue reading

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Story “Ark” from New Hanover County Library

Contributed by Travis Souther From 1952 to 1961, the little floating restaurant situated at the foot of Princess Street was not well known outside of Wilmington. The 1961 arrival of the battleship changed all that. The story of the Fergus … Continue reading

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Meet your Development Chair: Hugh O’Connor

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I started out as a Library Associate at Hill Memorial Library Special Collections at Louisiana State University. They placed me in the microfilm department where I spent most of my day … Continue reading

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