Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

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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Upcoming lecture at ECU’s Laupus Library

Contributed by Marlena Rose On November 11 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Coca, Cacao, and Chinchona: Medical Marvels and Curiosities from the Iberian New World,” a lecture given by Angela Thompson, Ph.D., retired ECU history professor. … Continue reading

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Exhibit on RiverLink: Asheville-Based Activism in the French Broad Watershed

UNC Asheville Special Collections recently posted a blog about their exhibit for Archives Month. Contributed by Gene Hyde. The month of October is considered Archives Month across the nation and the theme for the upcoming year is Activism and Social Justice in … Continue reading

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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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