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Passing of SNCA member

Contributed by Kenneth Marks Sue Marks of Apex died January 14, 2016.  She was the historian at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Raleigh.  She was a member of SNCA until she became unable to attend meetings 3 years ago.

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News from the East Carolina University Archives

Contributed by Dale Sauter Special Collections recently welcomed Andrew Rabkin in the position of Digital Archivist. In 2014, the Special Collections Division at Joyner Library was the recipient of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to process the … Continue reading

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WCU Project to Make Finding Aids Accessible Online

Contributed by Liz Skene Until this year, Western Carolina University library users were only able to browse the manuscript collections held by Hunter Library’s Special Collections department by visiting in person or contacting them via phone or e-mail. Now, thanks … Continue reading

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New Online Exhibit on African Americans at UNCG: A Collaboration between the University Libraries and Google

Contributed by Erin Lawrimore Over 200 records from the University Archives at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) can be viewed online as the result of a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the UNCG University … Continue reading

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Archives Leadership Institute

Congratulations to the SNCA members who will be participating in the 2016 Archives Leadership Institute: Gene Hyde — UNC Asheville – Head of Special Collections & University Archivist Dawn Schmitz — UNC Charlotte – Interim Head of Special Collections Kelly … Continue reading

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News from the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina

Contributed by Matthew Peek New Web Pages In September 2015, the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina launched an updated and expanded web page on the State Archives’ website. The main collection page provides the mission of … Continue reading

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UNC Asheville adds Isaiah Rice Photograph Collection

Contributed by Gene Hyde Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Asheville recently added the Isaiah Rice Photograph Collection to its photography collections. Containing over 1,000 images taken by Isaiah Rice, the collection documents Asheville’s African American community from the … Continue reading

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Treasures of Carolina: Stories From the State Archives

Contributed by Susan Lamb (Public Information Officer, N.C. Museum of History) On Saturday, October 24, 2015, the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will open an exhibit showcasing treasures — one-of-a-kind documents, photographs and other media — from the State … Continue reading

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Registration for Archives Boot Camp Now Open

Contributed by Amy McDonald Registration is now open for an upcoming session of the popular Archives Boot Camp workshop. This workshop is sponsored by SNCA’s Education Committee. You do not need to be a SNCA member to attend this workshop. … Continue reading

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Mercy Heritage Center Publishes Collections List and Finding Aids

Contributed by Emily Reed Mercy Heritage Center (MHC), which holds the archives of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, has made its collections list and select finding aids available online for public access. MHC has thirty-four collections … Continue reading

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