Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Lecture at Laupus Library: 1918 Flu Epidemic

Contributed by Marlena Rose On October 28 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Eastern North Carolina and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic,” a lecture given by Layne Carpenter, MA, Archivist at Laupus Library. This lecture is part of … Continue reading

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Oral History Workshop from the State Archives of North Carolina

Contributed by Donna Kelly The State Archives welcomes you to join us at one of our two upcoming workshops to learn about oral history and the oral history projects we are currently working on: Saturday October 26 at the Outer … Continue reading

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Twilight at the Country Doctor Museum

Contributed by Marlena Rose On Saturday, October 19 from 6-8:30PM, the Country Doctor Museum will be hosting Twilight at the Museum. This event is family-friendly and features abbreviated tours, plague doctors roaming the grounds, fortune-telling, and more! Admission will be … Continue reading

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A&Tiques Roadshow: Voices of Aggie Generations

Contributed by James Stewart On October 24 & 25 at North Carolina A&T State University, the F. D. Bluford Library Archives and Special Collections and the Library Community Engagement Committee are putting on the 2nd annual “A&Tiques Roadshow,” a show … Continue reading

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Ready About!

Contributed by Kelly Spring [This is the 6th in a series — see also the 1st and 2nd and 3rd and 4th and 5th installments about ECU’s migration to ArchivesSpace.] We pirates have been busy in the past few months. … Continue reading

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Newly accessioned collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Room

Contributed by Dale Sauter Robertson, Mary and Gordon, Missionary Papers Letters (August 1917-August 13, 1919) written by Mary and Gordon Robertson of Africa Inland Mission while they were working in the Belgian Congo. They described their work providing education and … Continue reading

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Lecture at ECU on photography in 19th century printed medical books

Contributed by Marlena Rose On September 23 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Ink and Silver: Medicine, Photography, and the Printed Book,” a lecture given by Dr. Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD, Section Head, Rare Books & … Continue reading

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Kudos to SNCA member

I finally had a chance to watch the documentary written and hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. called Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. I’m the kind of person who watches all the credits, so I noticed the 6+ screens … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for JSNCA 2019

Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists Special Topical Issue: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Special Collections: Critical Efforts Call for Papers J-SNCA is an annual online journal that seeks to address the theoretical, practical, and scholarly concerns of … Continue reading

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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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