Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Weighing Anchor

Contributed by Kelly Spring [This is the 7th in a series — see also the 1st and 2nd and 3rd and 4th and 5th and 6th installments about ECU’s migration to ArchivesSpace.] Commandeering a ship can be a complex, difficult, … Continue reading

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New Interim Head of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives at UNC Greensboro

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Kathelene McCarty Smith has been appointed interim head of UNC Greensboro’s Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives following the departure of Keith Gorman in 2019. Smith is an assistant professor in University Libraries and, … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Medical History Group Lecture Series at ECU

Contributed by Marlena Rose Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University is pleased to announce the Spring 2020 Medical History Group Lecture Series. These lectures are sponsored as part of the Ruth and John Moskop History of Medicine Lecture … Continue reading

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An Archivist’s Tale, SNCA style

It caught my attention that the last two episodes of An Archivist’s Tale feature North Carolina archivists, so I went looking to see if other SNCA folks are represented. Here’s what I found: Episode 31: Things We Need to Know … Continue reading

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Recruiting nominees for SNCA Board

The Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for open positions on the Society of North Carolina Archivists Executive Board. The positions that will be open in the next election are: Vice President/Programming Chair: The Vice President serves for 1 year … Continue reading

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WWII NC Military Base Newsletters Online

Contributed by Matthew Peek The State Archives of North Carolina’s Military Collection is excited to announce the publication online of the first half of its original wartime holdings of North Carolina military installation camp newsletters and newspapers from World War … Continue reading

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SNCA West social

Contributed by Sarah Downing Social gathering of the SNCA Western Contingent last Friday evening. Professionals from UNC Asheville, Biltmore, Warren Wilson College, and Western Regional Archives (State Archives) represented!

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Meet your President: Dawne Lucas

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? As a graduate student, I processed archival collections at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After I graduated, I became the Head of Technical … Continue reading

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2019 Historian of the Year

On October 12th at Davidson College the North Carolina Society of Historians presented Highlands Historical Society Archivist Ran Shaffner with its highest honor: 2019 Historian of the Year. “Given to an individual who has contributed, in some very special way, … Continue reading

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Updates from Central Piedmont Archives

Contributed by Erin Allsop The finding aid database for Central Piedmont Community College is now publicly available! They are working to clean up records and enter information for new collections. Please visit archives.cpcc.edu for more information. In collaboration with library staff, … Continue reading

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