Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Upcoming Care of Archaeological Collections Workshop in Chapel Hill

Contributed by Barbara Ilie The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) is sponsoring a workshop on caring for archaeological collections Monday, March 13, 2017, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To register and learn more about this and … Continue reading

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DAS Exam during SNCA Pre-Conference

Contributed by Amy McDonald SNCA is joining with SAA to offer the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) exam as part of our upcoming pre-conference schedule. The exam will be administered on Wednesday, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the reading … Continue reading

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ECU’s Beyond Bricks and Mortar Project

Contributed by Dale Sauter “Beyond Bricks and Mortar” is a photography project led by Joyner Library at East Carolina University which seeks to document the people who resided in the former neighborhood adjacent to the historic Sycamore Hill Baptist Church. … Continue reading

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Nominations for the Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award

Established in 2003, the Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award seeks to recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service to the archival profession in the state of North Carolina by promoting public awareness, appreciation, or support of cultural heritage institutions, … Continue reading

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Applications for the Michelle Francis Scholarship

The purpose of the Michelle Francis Scholarship is to provide SNCA members access to professional development opportunities by attending the annual SNCA conference. This award provides assistance with travel and conference fees and defers costs associated with attending the conference. … Continue reading

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SNCA Executive Board Nominations

SNCA is accepting nominations for Executive Board positions. The nominations period ends December 25. You can access the Google form to enter your nominations. Please be prepared to provide both the name and email address of your nominee. The position … Continue reading

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Picture the Past: Forest History Society Repeat Photography Project

Contributed by Sara Pezzoni Repeat photography is the practice of taking photographs of a specific location at two or more different times. It is a powerful visual resource for scientific study and education in forest and landscape management. From working … Continue reading

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Jackson Student Scholarship Applications

Contributed by Amy McDonald SNCA’s Education Committee is now accepting applications for C. David Jackson Memorial Student Scholarship for the upcoming 2017 conference to be held in Asheville in March 2017.  Applications must be received by Friday, January 20, 2017. … Continue reading

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New Collections at East Carolina University

Contributed by Dale Sauter Lucius W. Johnson Papers #1268 Unpublished autobiography and personal papers of Rear Admiral Lucius W. Johnson (1882-1968), a distinguished Navy surgeon who was awarded the Navy Cross for his relief efforts in the Dominican Republic during … Continue reading

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WWI Service Cards at the State Archives of North Carolina

Contributed by Matthew Peek North Carolina WWI Service Cards are now available online for free through the joint efforts of FamilySearch and the State Archives of North Carolina. These cards were originally prepared after World War I by the U.S. … Continue reading

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