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Updates from Central Piedmont Archives

Contributed by Erin Allsop The finding aid database for Central Piedmont Community College is now publicly available! They are working to clean up records and enter information for new collections. Please visit archives.cpcc.edu for more information. In collaboration with library staff, … Continue reading

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Upcoming lecture at ECU’s Laupus Library

Contributed by Marlena Rose On November 11 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Coca, Cacao, and Chinchona: Medical Marvels and Curiosities from the Iberian New World,” a lecture given by Angela Thompson, Ph.D., retired ECU history professor. … Continue reading

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Lecture at Laupus Library: 1918 Flu Epidemic

Contributed by Marlena Rose On October 28 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Eastern North Carolina and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic,” a lecture given by Layne Carpenter, MA, Archivist at Laupus Library. This lecture is part of … Continue reading

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Oral History Workshop from the State Archives of North Carolina

Contributed by Donna Kelly The State Archives welcomes you to join us at one of our two upcoming workshops to learn about oral history and the oral history projects we are currently working on: Saturday October 26 at the Outer … Continue reading

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Twilight at the Country Doctor Museum

Contributed by Marlena Rose On Saturday, October 19 from 6-8:30PM, the Country Doctor Museum will be hosting Twilight at the Museum. This event is family-friendly and features abbreviated tours, plague doctors roaming the grounds, fortune-telling, and more! Admission will be … Continue reading

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Ready About!

Contributed by Kelly Spring [This is the 6th in a series — see also the 1st and 2nd and 3rd and 4th and 5th installments about ECU’s migration to ArchivesSpace.] We pirates have been busy in the past few months. … Continue reading

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Newly accessioned collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Room

Contributed by Dale Sauter Robertson, Mary and Gordon, Missionary Papers Letters (August 1917-August 13, 1919) written by Mary and Gordon Robertson of Africa Inland Mission while they were working in the Belgian Congo. They described their work providing education and … Continue reading

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Newly processed collections at the East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Francis Marion Mellette Collection This collection includes copies of Mellette family history, a 1960 history of Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge Number 304 in Deep Run, North Carolina, and an undated member ledger. Eborn S. Pitt Papers This collection contains the … Continue reading

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Lecture at ECU on photography in 19th century printed medical books

Contributed by Marlena Rose On September 23 at 4:30PM, East Carolina University’s Laupus Library will host “Ink and Silver: Medicine, Photography, and the Printed Book,” a lecture given by Dr. Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD, Section Head, Rare Books & … Continue reading

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Kudos to SNCA member

I finally had a chance to watch the documentary written and hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. called Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. I’m the kind of person who watches all the credits, so I noticed the 6+ screens … Continue reading

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