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Joyner exhibit showcases trappings of early healthcare

Contributed by Dale Sauter Joyner Library is hosting the traveling exhibit The Sick Room: Invalid Feeders and Bedside Necessities in the Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection on the third floor of the library. The exhibit, open through the month of … Continue reading

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SNCA Conference Fundraising Raffle – Thursday, March 16

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee will be hosting a fundraising raffle to benefit the awards SNCA provides to archives students and professionals here in North Carolina. We will have two baskets full of North Carolina themed goodies to … Continue reading

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KaeLi Schurr Retires from the Outer Banks History Center

Contributed by Donna E. Kelly Karen Lisbeth “KaeLi” Schurr is retiring effective April 1, 2017 after 16 years as curator and site manager of the Outer Banks History Center (OBHC) in Manteo. She is moving to the mountains with her … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award Recipient

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee congratulates Jan Blodgett of Davidson College as the recipient of the Thornton W. Mitchell Service Award. She has been the archivist at Davidson College for over 20 years. Active in SNCA as past … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 Michelle Francis Scholarship Award Recipients

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Development Committee is pleased to announce that Courtney Bailey and Sarah Prescott are the 2017 recipients of the Michelle Francis Scholarship. Their awards will fully cover registration and expenses for attending SNCA’s upcoming annual conference … Continue reading

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Upcoming Scrapbook Preservation Workshop in High Point

Contributed by Barbara Ilie The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) is sponsoring a workshop on scrapbook preservation Friday, April 21, 2017, at the High Point Museum. To learn more and to register, please visit the consortium’s Workshops page: https://ncpreservation.org/workshops/ Scrapbooks … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2017 Jackson Scholarship Recipients

Contributed by Amy McDonald The Education Committee is pleased to announce that Chase Hanes and Jessica Serrao are this year’s recipients of the C. David Jackson Memorial Student Scholarship.  Their awards will fully cover registration and expenses for attending SNCA’s … Continue reading

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NEH Common Heritage Grant for Appalachian State University

Contributed by Pam Mitchem The Appalachian State University History Department and University Libraries have received a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage Grant to provide a digitization event for the Lincoln Heights Recreation Corporation. Lincoln Heights was a large … Continue reading

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Upcoming Care of Archaeological Collections Workshop in Chapel Hill

Contributed by Barbara Ilie The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) is sponsoring a workshop on caring for archaeological collections Monday, March 13, 2017, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To register and learn more about this and … Continue reading

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DAS Exam during SNCA Pre-Conference

Contributed by Amy McDonald SNCA is joining with SAA to offer the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) exam as part of our upcoming pre-conference schedule. The exam will be administered on Wednesday, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the reading … Continue reading

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