Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

Student Spotlight: Taylor de Klerk

I’m Taylor de Klerk. I’m almost finished with my Library Science degree from UNC Chapel Hill, and I hold an MA in Public History from NC State. I have been working as the Josiah Charles Trent Intern for the History … Continue reading

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2019 Archives Month theme

Contributed by Patrick Dollar and Colin Reeve We’re already gearing up for Archives Month 2019! The Archives Month Committee is pleased to announce the theme of Archives Month 2019: Activism and Social Justice in North Carolina! Although we’re still a … Continue reading

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New acquisitions by the East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter Millie-Christine McCoy Photograph #1340 Circa 1900 cabinet photograph of the conjoined twins Millie-Christine McCoy (1851-1912), who were born as African-American slaves in Columbus County, North Carolina.  Photograph was taken by Frank Wendt, Boonton, New Jersey, and … Continue reading

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Meet your Vice President/Programming Chair: Chrystal Carpenter

What jobs have you had in the archival realm? I have been in the archival profession for 15+ years (eek, time flies) in various positions and institutions. Like many archivists I started as a non-permanent employee on a grant funded … Continue reading

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Meet your Education Committee Chair: Josh Hager

With our new slate of officers assuming their positions today, I’m resuming our interviews with the Executive Board. Stay tuned for more installments in the future. What jobs have you had in the archival realm? For the past five years … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Bennett Chapman

Hello, my name is Bennett Chapman. I am close to completing the MSIS program at UNC Chapel Hill where I am pursuing a concentration in archives and records management. I have worked at Campbell University since August 2018; since January … Continue reading

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Archival Advocacy at Home: Preparing & Messaging for Visiting District Congressional Offices

This webinar highlights the upcoming advocacy work of the Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, the Society of American Archivists, and the Regional Archival Associations Consortium. Grant programs through NHPRC, IMLS, and NEH … Continue reading

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New book by SNCA member

Sarah Downing, archivist at Western Regional Archives in Asheville, has written a new book, Chronicles of the Outer Banks: Fish Tales and Salty Gales (The History Press, April 2019). In addition to 30 stories covering the coast, the book includes … Continue reading

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The Transformations of Autism lecture at Laupus Library

As part of the Ruth and John Moskop History of Medicine Lecture Series, the Medical History Interest Group invites you to attend “The Transformations of Autism,” sponsored by Dan Shingleton. This lecture, presented by Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD, Professor … Continue reading

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U-Boat, Right Ahead!

Contributed by Travis Souther Did you know a German U-Boat once sailed up the Cape Fear River right into the port of Wilmington? The U-117 was launched in December 1917 and commissioned into the Imperial Germany Navy on March 28, … Continue reading

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