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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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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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New Interim Head of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives at UNC Greensboro

Contributed by Hollie Stevenson-Parrish Kathelene McCarty Smith has been appointed interim head of UNC Greensboro’s Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives following the departure of Keith Gorman in 2019. Smith is an assistant professor in University Libraries and, … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Medical History Group Lecture Series at ECU

Contributed by Marlena Rose Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University is pleased to announce the Spring 2020 Medical History Group Lecture Series. These lectures are sponsored as part of the Ruth and John Moskop History of Medicine Lecture … Continue reading

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Statement about salary information in job ads

During our last meeting, the SNCA executive board approved adding a statement to our website encouraging employers to include salary information in job ads posted on the SNCA listserv: “Although SNCA does not require that you include a salary figure … Continue reading

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