Author Archives: Courtney Bailey

ECU’s Heritage Hall digital project

Contributed by Alston Cobourn Alston Cobourn and Amanda Hartman McLellan had a piece published in The Academic Archivist, the blog of the Society of American Archivists College and University Archives Section. They write about the university’s efforts to examine holistically … Continue reading

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Samantha Harlow Awarded the DLS Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award by ACRL

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Samantha (Sam) Harlow, online learning librarian and assistant professor for University Libraries, has been awarded the 2020 DLS Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Transcribing Civil War correspondence at the New Hanover County Public Library

Contributed by Travis Souther One of the incredible collections in the New Hanover County Public Library’s care is the Cowan-Denson Family Papers, a collection of correspondence from just before and during the Civil War.  In addition to military concerns, notably … Continue reading

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Bucknall Receives the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Efficiency and Innovation and the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from NCLA

Tim Bucknall, Assistant Dean for Electronic Resources and Information Technology and Associate Professor for University Libraries has been awarded the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Efficiency and Innovation. The Governor’s Award is the highest honor a state employee may … Continue reading

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Newly accessioned collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Room

Contributed by Dale Sauter #1361 Dig and Delve Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina Records This collection contains minutes (1961-1970, 1999-2005, 2013-2014, 2016-2017) for the Dig and Delve Garden Club of Greenville, North Carolina.  Also included are the constitution and … Continue reading

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JCAS article by NC archivists

Our colleagues at UNC Greensboro (and now University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for Jennifer) have a piece that was published in the Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies: McCarty Smith, Kathelene; Gwynn, David; Koelsch, Beth Ann; and Motszko, Jennifer (2019). ““Who’s Driving the … Continue reading

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February 24th History of Medicine lecture at ECU

Contributed by Marlena Rose On February 24 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Emma Dupree, Pitt County Herbalist,” a lecture given by Alex Albright, MFA, English (retired ECU professor). This lecture is part of the Ruth and … Continue reading

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2020 C. David Jackson Memorial Student Scholarship Award Recipients

Contributed by Stephanie Barnwell The Education Committee is pleased to announce Sarah-Esther Belinga, Carolyn Welker, and Taylor Wolford as the recipients of the 2020 C. David Jackson Memorial SNCA Student Scholarships. Their awards cover registration and expenses related to attending … Continue reading

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New Assistant Professor and Curator of Manuscripts at UNCG

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Stacey Krim has worked for UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries since 2007. Most recently, she became assistant professor and curator of manuscripts. In 2011, Krim was assigned to take over curatorial responsibilities for the Cello Music Collection … Continue reading

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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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