Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Partnership between Forsyth County Public Library and Wings Over Winston

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Forsyth County Public Library’s North Carolina Collection is partnering with Wings Over Winston, an aerial photography company.  The staff of the North Carolina Collection will provide historical context for photographs taken by Wings Over Winston … Continue reading

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New Digital Archivist at UNC Charlotte

Contributed by Dawn Schmitz J. Murrey Atkins Library Department of Special Collections and University Archives at UNC Charlotte is pleased and excited to welcome Tyler Cline, who started on September 1 in the position of digital archivist. He will be working … Continue reading

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Well Crafted: A History of Downtown Greensboro Brewing

Contributed by Erin Lawrimore The University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries is excited to launch the new project “Well Crafted: A History of Downtown Greensboro Brewing.” This project will collect and promote the history of breweries in downtown … Continue reading

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New Processing Archivist in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish On August 1, University Libraries welcomed Patrick Dollar as the new Processing Archivist in the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Dollar earned his bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a master’s degree in … Continue reading

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New Veterans Oral History Collection Online

Contributed by Matthew Peek The Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina is excited to announce the launch of the digital Veterans Oral History Collection through the North Carolina Digital Collections. The Military Collection’s North Carolina Veterans Oral … Continue reading

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WRA Celebrates Five Years!

Contributed by Sarah Downing When Heather South arrived at the Western Regional Archives (WRA) five years ago, she was quickly immersed in the history and culture of the North Carolina mountains and quick to welcome the many researchers who came … Continue reading

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Project Ceres grant to NCSU

Contributed by Todd Kosmerick The NCSU Libraries has received a Project Ceres grant to continue its longstanding efforts to digitize historical publications of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. This specific project will help make some of the Libraries’ print … Continue reading

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Lost Colony silent movie

Dr. Larry Tise, the Wilbur and Orville Wright Distinguished Professor of History at East Carolina University (ECU), and a historian at Roanoke Island Historical Association have confirmed that the film found recently at Roanoke Island is a true copy of … Continue reading

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New supervisor of the Outer Banks History Center

Contributed by Donna Kelly The Special Collections Section of the State Archives of North Carolina is pleased to announce that Samantha Crisp will begin work as the new supervisor of the Outer Banks History Center in Manteo on August 1. … Continue reading

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Additions to the East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter National Maritime Alliance Records #1294 This collection contains materials (1987-2002) related to the National Maritime Alliance from its beginning as a proposal in 1987 and its formal founding in 1988.  Included are correspondence, by-laws, minutes, grant … Continue reading

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