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Newly processed collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church Records, 1882-2000 (#1273) This collection includes a ledger book containing records (August 1882-December 1996) of the Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church located at the intersection of Fourteenth Street and Fire Tower … Continue reading

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New archivist at ECU’s Laupus Health Sciences Library

Contributed by Marlena Barber East Carolina University’s Laupus Health Sciences Library welcomes a new Archivist, Layne Carpenter. She began work in the library’s History Collections on October 2. Her work at the library includes analyzing, describing, researching, preserving, curating, and … Continue reading

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New appointment for SNCA member

Contributed by Bob McInnes Robert A. McInnes has been appointed to be the next Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Westminster Theological Seminary (WTS) in Glenside, Pennsylvania.  In addition to being the librarian of WTS’s impressive collection of rare books … Continue reading

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2018 SNCA conference student scholarship applications

Contributed by Stephanie Barnwell The Education Committee is now accepting applications for C. David Jackson Memorial Student Scholarship for the upcoming 2018 SNCA conference at Duke University Libraries in Durham, NC. Applications must be received by Monday, January 15, 2018. … Continue reading

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New acquisitions at East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contributed by Dale Sauter The East Carolina Manuscript Collection has made a number of recent acquisitions:  John Tillery Gregory Papers #1288  This collection contains the papers of Halifax Co., North Carolina, John Tillery Gregory (1832-1905) and also includes correspondence with … Continue reading

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WWI exhibit at ECU

Contributed by Dale Sauter North Carolina in the First World War, curated by Fred Harrison Nov. 2017 – March 2018 Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection Third Floor, Room 3300, Joyner Library, East Carolina University 1000 E 5th St, Greenville, … Continue reading

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New Library Technician in Preservation Services at UNC Greensboro

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish University Libraries welcomed Suzanne Sawyer as the new Library Technician in Preservation Services. Sawyer earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in … Continue reading

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SNCA member scholarship

Contributed by Gwen Erickson Gwen Gosney Erickson, Friends Historical Collection Librarian and College Archivist at Guilford College, has three new publications. Her book chapter, based on a presentation made in June of this year, offers a series of considerations for … Continue reading

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Western SNCA Social

Contributed by Sarah Downing The western contingent of the Society of North Carolina Archivists met at Highland Brewing in East Asheville on November 3 for a social gathering. Represented were archivists from academic, state, and corporate settings as well as … Continue reading

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Partnership between Forsyth County Public Library and Wings Over Winston

Contributed by Karen Feeney The Forsyth County Public Library’s North Carolina Collection is partnering with Wings Over Winston, an aerial photography company.  The staff of the North Carolina Collection will provide historical context for photographs taken by Wings Over Winston … Continue reading

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